Bart is...challenged... in many ways. Life has not always been kind to him. But deep down, after you set aside the fear masquerading as bravado, he's a gentle, kind boy...always has a smile on his face!
But because he does have shortcomings, all the pet pawrents at the creek encourage him whenever we can. He gets lots of attaboys and scritches.
The thing that causes great laughter at the creek, followed by a loud round of "Good JOB Bart!" is his burial skills. The other dogs often make fun of him. He is getting a little better.. but not much.
Here is a ball he "buried" last week:
He tries so hard... bless his heart!