Please help me remember this word for a well behaved dog!

(46 Posts)
dudsville Wed 02-Sep-20 15:00:45

If you can I can tell you a mildly amusing anecdote. It was said to me in an interaction and the context made me chuckle. I'm annoyed I can't now recall the word. It's like obedient and patient. One word...

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shinynewapple2020 Wed 02-Sep-20 15:02:22

I will assume it's nothing to do with a Jack Russell grin

Redbirds Wed 02-Sep-20 15:02:50

Compliant

mrsfeatherbottom Wed 02-Sep-20 15:50:49

Biddable?

dudsville Wed 02-Sep-20 15:52:02

Ha ha shiny, definitely not.

Hm, not compliant ... the dog in question was waiting patiently.. this is really bugging me!

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Mydogsnotfat Wed 02-Sep-20 15:56:13

Biddable is the one that comes to mind for me.

Crinkledbeetroot Wed 02-Sep-20 15:57:34

Dutiful? Loyal? Subservient?

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pistachioicecream Wed 02-Sep-20 16:00:11

docile?

BiteyShark Wed 02-Sep-20 16:01:00

Steady?

tillytoodles1 Wed 02-Sep-20 16:02:23

I once met a dog called Mr Kipling. His owner said he was an "exceedingly good dog".

SBTLove Wed 02-Sep-20 16:02:58

Balanced?

Backtoschoolnotsoonenough Wed 02-Sep-20 16:03:35

An alien?

DianaT1969 Wed 02-Sep-20 16:09:05

Accommodating
Forbearing
Stoical

Saucery Wed 02-Sep-20 16:09:49

Agree with steady.

Wheresthebiffer2 Wed 02-Sep-20 16:17:27

Trained

dudsville Wed 02-Sep-20 17:08:53

Agh, it's none of these, but "Alien" made me giggle. "Compliant" is closest.

I was in the post office with my best behaved girl (bbg). Nothing new about the experience to any of us, except I don't go out much so I still find wearing a mask a very preoccupying experience and I guess this is why I interpreted the situation the way I did.

Bbg and I were patiently waiting, we were next and she was sitting next to me. I wasn't paying her any attention. My turn came and I somewhat perfunctorially stepped forward, said hello and presented my package with the return label showing and placed it on the scales. At this point the teller said "so compliant"(or whatever the word was, it was so much funnier to my ear!) I wasn't thinking of my dog, i was feeling conspicuous in my mask so was preoccupied with myself, and upon hearing this statement I thought "now that's an odd sort of compliment" blushgrin...

I did say it was a mildly funny anecdote!

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ApolloandDaphne Wed 02-Sep-20 17:13:34

acquiescent?

Saucery Wed 02-Sep-20 17:14:51

Bombproof?

Saucery Wed 02-Sep-20 17:15:33

Oh, no, that doesn’t fit at all, sorry grin

NachoNachoMan Wed 02-Sep-20 17:16:17

Complacent?

Nellbo1 Wed 02-Sep-20 17:16:40

Complaisant

GettingUntrapped Wed 02-Sep-20 17:22:58

Amenable.
Accommodating.
Cooperative.
Pliant.
Yielding.
Ductile.
Pliable.
Supple.

GameofPhones Wed 02-Sep-20 17:24:40

Content?

WouldBeGood Wed 02-Sep-20 17:29:27

Polite
Well behaved
Chilled
Law abiding

WouldBeGood Wed 02-Sep-20 17:34:28

Calm
Well mannered
Virtuous

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