Response to ambulance sirens. Recorded February 24, 2013, and May
Happy to see his veterinarian, and still happy after needle-sticks!
Recorded June 8, 2014.
Getting his belly rubbed before going to his outdoor enclosure for
the day. Recorded June 15, 2014.
A favorite activity before bedtime. Recorded July 22, 2014.
Something visited his outdoor enclosure the previous night and left
its scent all around. Recorded July 27, 2014.
Cautiously checking out the new shelter in his outdoor enclosure.
Recorded August 31, 2014.
A compilation of images and videos of Scooter growing up. Created
September 4, 2014.
It shows his days of freedom before it became unsafe for him to be
out without a leash.
The last two images were taken in his spacious "prison"
Music: "Coyote Dance" by Robbie Robertson.
Scooter would like to meet and play with his fellow educational animal,
a deaf gray squirrel. Recorded September 13, 2014.
Enjoying his occasional playdates with domesticated canines. Created
September 14, 2014.
A fly is buzzing around Scooter's indoor enclosure. Recorded September
to roadkill hog
Growls, barks, and territorial ground-scraping. Recorded September
Innocent pup to mature animal. His second year involved more showing
of teeth as boundaries were formed.
Music: Simon and Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and Nazareth's
"Hair of the Dog".
Created October 28, 2014.
Colder weather brings out his playful side. Recorded November 29,
A retired welding glove becomes his toy that he will eventually destroy.
His all-time favorite Kong toy is visible in the footage taken in
the evening before bedtime. Recorded December 5, 2014.
He is finally able to extract the fat lighter from a rotten pine stump
he has been working on for at least two years.
Recorded December 19, 2014.
Year's Day 2015
Noises through the woods on the neighbor's property have captured
Scooter's attention. Recorded January 1, 2015.
sirens on one day
Two ambulances traveled down the road within an hour of each other.
Recorded January 5, 2015.
at high school
Scooter's use as a presentation animal. Introduction has been edited
to shorten video.
One of four presentations conducted that day. Recorded on January
Pine tree stand across the street is being thinned.
Noisy equipment scared Scooter at first, but he seems to be used to
it now. Recorded March 4, 2015.
Somebody is excited now that he will have some peaceful days outside
(logging equipment departing after 4 workdays).
Recorded March 10, 2015.
It is raining outside and there is a foxhunt going on in the area.
Scooter is spending the day inside.
He is allowed to run around in the garage, but finds the most enjoyment
with his rawhide treat. Recorded March 22, 2015.
After a busy week of traveling, Scooter gets to spend some time outside
in nice weather. Recorded March 28, 2015.
Music: "Good Life" by One Republic.
Scooter is three years old today and gets a special treat. He has
a good time with it,
and as expected, his wild side comes out. Recorded April 26, 2015.