Due to her advanced age and arthritis, Piper can not go for truck rides any more:( Just yesterday, she knew I was leaving the house for a trip to town and she meandered out the door to stand next to my truck as if to say... 'UM, I'm going too!' I know she would try to hop in the truck if I gave her a chance. Unfortunately, she is having a hard time moving around these days and any attempt at a big jump would probably result in injury for our big girl, so I have to do the 'fake out'. This usually involves either walking around with the keys in my pocket all morning, or setting them on the front porch out of the fuzz ball's ear shot.
The really sad part of this story is my lack of clipping ability. See there really is a reason why I like the groomer to clip Miss Piper and this is it: