Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Lincoln the jumper

So Mom uses baby gates all over the apartment to keep Lincoln and little ole me out of trouble. These gates are a constant annoyance when I get in trouble and have to be put on the other side of the gate. The gates always go up when Mom leaves for work too. A couple of weeks ago, Mom started noticing something odd. When she would get home from work, Lincoln would greet her at the back door. However, the gate was still up. She suspected he was jumping the gate but she couldn't figure out how. After all he is a pug. So she kept trying to catch him jumping the baby gate. But she never could, he was always just waiting on the other side.

Finally she figured out that if she stood on one side and called for him, he would do it. Here's the proof...who knew Lincoln was an agility pug. He sails over the gate. It's so unfair, I couldn't jump the baby gate if my life depended on it.


  1. Hahaha oh my gosh. Effortless! Are you SURE he's a pug? ;)

  2. Me neither Minnie - Noodles = Not A Jumper
    Love Noodles

  3. Hola Chicos!!
    Way to go Lincoln!! like jumping a small rock! Effortless!!
    Spongy & Likcy

    P.S. La Mamma here, Licky does the same! that how she scratch her corneas. Be carefull try to jump with a soft landing!

  4. One word - AGILITY. Get going, NOW!

    Gracie, the agility pug

  5. Petunia can do that, too! Mom had to use two gates with a little space between so the kitties can in the bedroom, but Petunia can't get out. She used to go get midnight snacks.
    Maybe this summer, Mom can try some agility with us. Let us know if you try it!

  6. OMP Lincoln is a rally good jumper. Was he even motivated by food? We don't jump here either Minnie and baby gates keep us isolated too. However Tuni knocks them down sometimes hee hee.


  7. Hi Minnie,
    WOW, Linky has spring loaded knees! I love to jump to, but Lincoln wins hands down. He looks like a deer jumping a fence.


  8. Holy cat crap! I can't figure out how to get over my baby gate and we has the same one. Lincoln is a genious.

    woof - Tucker

  9. BOL! WOW! Lincoln, you jump like we do! Maddy jumps the baby gates too, but Owen hasn't figured out how yet, even though he can jump all the way up to Daddy's shoulders. You should join agility classes :)
    Maddy and Owen

  10. wow lincoln youre a great jumper! youre like me. i can jump really high and jack is like minnie. jumping on the couch is as high as he can go. he needs steps to get on the bed.
    good job lincoln! maybe you can teach your sister so she can join you on the other side.

    oliver and jack

  11. Lincoln
    You could perform in the circus! Your a trick dog, and so smart

  12. Wow, Lincoln is a true blue agility pug, and he didn't even need to back up to get over the gate. We are so impressed!

    Mocha Barney, Ashley Pumpernickel and Winniechurchill

  13. he he, I just saw this because I couldn't watch it on Moms ipad. so funny. very agile. Tell Lincoln not to show Sluggo how to do that. he likes to jump from the couch, over the back of the couch to the floor.