Animal Humor: How many dogs does it take to screw in a lightbulb???

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605

pngHere is the next installment on my series of animal (pet) humor. Once again, I do not know who was responsible for this list so I will just present it and add one more breed of dog to the list..the Siberian Husky. Since I have two of them, I feel it is an appropriate addition. For those who have dog breeds not mentioned here - try adding your own response. Let's have some fun!png


How many dogs does it take to screw in a lightbulb???

GOLDEN RETRIEVER: The sun is shining, the day is young, we've got our whole lives ahead of us, and you're inside worrying about a stupid burned-out lightbulb?

BORDER COLLIE: Just one. And then I'll replace any wiring that's not up to code.

DACHSHUND: You know I can't reach that stupid lamp.


LABRADOR: Oh, me,me!!!! Pleeeeeeze let me change the light bulb! Can I? Can I? Huh? Can I?!!!

GERMAN SHEPARD: I'll change it as soon as I've led these people from the dark, check to make sure I haven't missed any, and make just one more perimeter patrol to see that no one has tried to take advantage of the situation.

Let the Border Collie do it. You can feed me while he's busy.

Ill just pop it in while I'm bouncing off the walls and furniture.

I'll just blow in the Border collie's ear and he'll do it. By the time he finishes rewiring the house, my nails will be dry.

Why change it? I can still pee on the carpet in the dark.png

While its dark, I'm going to sleep on the couch.

BOXER: Who cares? I can still play with my squeaky toys in the dark.

CHIHUAHUA: Yo quiero Taco Bulb.

I see it, there it is, there it is, right here...

GREYHOUND: It isn't moving, who cares?

First, I'll put all the light bulbs in a little circle...

Light bulb? I'm sorry, but I don't see a light bulb.


SIBERIAN HUSKY: We really don’t need more light in here – everyone is already blinded by the intense nature of my beauty. We could use some extra mirrors though.

CAT: Dogs do not change light bulbs. People change light bulbs. So, the question is : How long will it be before I can expect light? ALL OF WHICH PROVES, ONCE AGAIN, THAT WHILE DOGS HAVE MASTERS, CATS HAVE STAFF.
-unknown author-

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Teri Eckholm
Boardman Realty - White Bear Lake, MN
REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
Ruthmarie--What a cute an Australian Shepherd and CAT owner, there is a little truth to this too! I will be watching for more installments in this series! :)
Apr 11, 2008 01:36 AM #12
Ruthmarie Hicks
Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605 - White Plains, NY

Hello Neal,

Maybe she can help the Australian Shepherd??

Hi Lissa,

I don't know who wrote this. I can't take credit.  Since I have Siberians - I added that. The rest is by an unknown author.

Hi Debbie ,

I don't know much about cats, but from what I have heard it is VERY on the money. 



Apr 11, 2008 03:54 AM #13
Ruthmarie Hicks
Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605 - White Plains, NY

Hi Rosario,

It does hold true...loved the Border Collie and the Siberian addition was pretty good although that might be the two that I had.

Hi Patrice,

I have a husky/cattle dog mix in addition to the two white huskies.  I have quite a few pics of him. I have to say he is a mix between the breeds, but he is somewhat similar to the Aussie - he wants everyone TOGETHER...It works for him.  Huskies could care LESS about herding so he has an uphill battle.

Hi Terri, 

Buddy is my Australian Cattle dog mix - he too likes to "herd" but less so because of the husky in him. It's not as strong - but I could imagine what he'd be like if he was a pure breed.



Apr 11, 2008 03:58 AM #14
Tricia Flicker-Miller
Cressy & Everett Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
Cressy & Everett
Very cute! I am going to e-mail this blog to some people! Thanks!
Apr 11, 2008 12:44 PM #15
Elizabeth Cooper-Golden
Huntsville Alabama Real Estate, (@ Homes Realty Group) - Huntsville, AL
Huntsville AL MLS
Ruthmarie, These are spot on, aren't they? I have a Golden Retriever and he is just as described! My parents used to have a cocker, and had to replace carpet on a regular basis, lol....Love this list. Thanks for the smile!   Elizabeth
Apr 11, 2008 02:00 PM #16
Terry Haugen STAGE it RIGHT! 321-956-2495
Stage it Right! - Melbourne, FL
Ruthmarie, that is so true!  I can just see all those dogs thinking of all those reasons.  Thanks for sharing.  BTW, I guess I am a staff member as I have 5 cats and one dog.  I know for sure they consider her their slave!
Apr 11, 2008 02:07 PM #17
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services
My cat agrees -- it is not a cat issue -- she will send a message to the staff and it will be taken care of!
Apr 11, 2008 02:08 PM #18
Yvette Chisholm
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. - Rockville, MD
Associate Broker - Rockville, MD 301-758-9500
Rhodesian Ridgeback: I'll get to it after my nap. 
Apr 12, 2008 08:49 AM #19
Ruthmarie Hicks
Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605 - White Plains, NY

Joan -

All my friends with cats agree! Cats have staff!


I love it - very cute.  I haven't met to many Rhodesian Ridgebacks.... 

Apr 12, 2008 09:04 PM #20
John Grant
E Z Home Ownership Realty, LLC - Lansing, MI
English Springer Spaniel:  Just one, then I can see the bird better and I can chase the bird and I can find the bird and I can jump at the bird and I can ..........
Apr 14, 2008 10:47 PM #21
Leesa Finley
RED Properties - Wake Forest, NC
RED Properties - Raleigh NC Real Estate
I have read this many times!  Being a dog and cat owner I just laugh even more each time - I see it in my house every day!  I have a Golden - that description is Perfect.  I have a German Shepherd - even better description and the cat, well no need to go there!
Apr 14, 2008 10:51 PM #22
Patty Ledford
RE/MAX Town and Country - Blue Ridge, GA
Your N. Ga. Mountain Agent -The Ledford Team-Blue
That is too funny and very cute...need one for Shih Tzu's. Thanks for the humor!
Apr 17, 2008 04:04 AM #23
Bonnie & Terry Westbrook
Westbrook Realty - Ada, MI
Grand Rapids MI Real Estate

Australian Silky Terrier: Lightbulbs? That's what I have a human for, I need to get my beautynap right now....on the bed, of course.

Thanks for the list, Ruthmarie - it is very accurate & tooo funny!! 

Apr 19, 2008 03:45 AM #24
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
Very cute.  I'll have to point my Boxer loving friend to this point.  She'll love it.
Apr 19, 2008 03:52 AM #25
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

That was great.  The differnet breads do have different personalities, just like their owners.

Apr 19, 2008 05:56 AM #26
Cindy Glatkowski
ResortQuest Outer Banks - Corolla, NC
Rental Manager, ResortQuest Outer Banks
You have my Jack Russell down to a tee!
Apr 19, 2008 09:17 AM #27
Elaine A. Cook
Connect - Bellingham, WA
Bellingham Real Estate
I have three dogs, and when I ask them "who is going to help me vacuum?' They all respond with, Not me, I hate that thing!  But when I am done, they are all over the carpet rolling around like they were in Heaven!!!  Gotta go...dogs want a dog treats!
Apr 19, 2008 10:14 AM #28
Steve Loynd
Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., - Lincoln, NH
800-926-5653, White Mountains NH
Dog lovers know the personality of their pets, Good trait assignments
Apr 19, 2008 11:33 AM #29
Ruthmarie Hicks
Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605 - White Plains, NY

John -

I've never had a Springer Spaniel, but I hear they do have a one track mind....

Leesa -

WOW!!! Everyone with cats seems to be in complete agreement on this one...


If you get an inspiration - come back and post it. 

Apr 19, 2008 04:36 PM #30
Ruthmarie Hicks
Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605 - White Plains, NY

Bonnie - Nice one - I don't know the breed that well, but it sound about right!

Chris - Ann - the descriptions are very accurate.  Surprising.

William - one shouldn't generalize - but many dogs do fit neatly into categories.

Cindy - the few Jack Russel's that I know really fit that description.... 

Apr 19, 2008 09:20 PM #31
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