My dear little Brodie meant it when he showed up saying he would work for food. He has definitely been earning his keep lately around here. He has been flushing out the armadillos at dawn and dusk lately quite regularly. Yesterday, however, he had a banner day! We were out walking late in the evening, just before dusk, when he spotted a rattlesnake in our yard! Bless his little heart, he knew it was not just an average every day snake, because he treated it quite different than he does most of the time. He usually will go right at them, nipping and jumping at them. But this time he knew to stay clear. Instead, he put himself between me and the snake and basically just stood guard until my husband could get out there with a hoe to kill it. The snake was coiling and hissing and shaking it's tail, but Brodie was putting himself right there where I was protected, and yet he did nothing to further provoke the snake. Needless to say, he got extra hugs and kisses when it was all over!

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Comment by Chloe's parent Liz on May 30, 2012 at 2:22am

Good Job Brodie.  A dog in northern CA just died because it was bit. I am glad Brodie had enough sense to avoid it.

Comment by Geri & Sidney on May 27, 2012 at 1:00am

Wow, good job Brodie! What a smart corgi!

Comment by Sam, Gregg & Poopdeck on May 26, 2012 at 9:18pm

What a brave little guy; he loves his mom!

Comment by Anna Morelli on May 26, 2012 at 4:28pm

Perfect timing!

Comment by Chris, Kadi & Brodie on May 26, 2012 at 1:39pm

Ha Ha, Anna! We're actually having steaks tonight, so I'm sure he'll get a few bites!

Comment by Anna Morelli on May 26, 2012 at 11:03am

Awesome! Where is his stake?!?

Comment by Mark Sleith on May 26, 2012 at 7:26am

What a brave little dog!  Good boy!

Comment by liane, emi, and helix! on May 25, 2012 at 10:48pm

aww!! YAY BRODIE!!! (:

Comment by Donna and Lilly on May 25, 2012 at 7:44pm

Way to Go Brodie!!!!!  Thats the Corgi Spirit!!!!!!

Comment by Alison Prasavath on May 25, 2012 at 3:22pm

Great job Brodie!!

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