because now he can jump up into dad's chair all by himself and take a snooze. I don't know what was in the shots the vet gave him last night, but he's got super doggie strength now. Maybe that whole "holding him on our laps whilst reclining in the LaZyBoYs" wasn't such a great idea. But the vet did say he was a smart dog. And we all know what we'd do given the choice to nap on the floor or in a recliner.