1987 - Volume #11, Issue #2, Page #18[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
German shepherd thinks he's a horse"Whenever I place the horses on the walker for exercise, Duke will join them," says Charles Dosier, a Marshall, Texas, horse trainer who boards a stable of horses.
Dozier doesn't know if Duke, a 1-year old German Shepherd, rides the hot walker because it's fun or because he thinks he's a horse and that's what he's supposed to do. "He's got powerful jaws and will hold on regardless if it's set at either walk or gallop speed," says Dozier noting that Duke has been taking the walk on his rear legs ever since he was a 5-month-old pup.
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