Have you ever heard of a maltese mind meld?
It's when two maltese do the same things at the same time.
I had never heard of it, but my business partner is a vet, and he
is the one who pointed it out to me.
Dr. Dressler and I were meeting in my office yesterday, and
"the girls" - Kanga and Tink - were hanging out with us.
They are completely different in personality, but Dr. Dressler
noticed that they do the same things at the same time.
He called it a "doggy mind meld" when they were stretched out, two
feet away from each other, both lying on their left side, snoring
teensy little snores.
I told Molly about it, and she told me that they were "spooning"
on the living room couch a few days ago. Tink was lying on her side,
and Kanga was too, just behind her, with Tink's head snuggled under
I can't possibly describe how cute she made it sound. We'll try to take
a picture the next time they do it.
We started looking for other "doggy mind meld" moments, and now
we see that they often turn their heads at the same time, cock
their heads to one side at the same time, or sit down at the same
It's so sweet.
I'm calling it "maltese mind meld."
If you have more than one dog, does yours do it too? Tell me in the comments below. I would love to hear.