"I own this place, chumps."
"Hmmm... I know he said 'stay', but this is getting ridiculous - he's been gone for 27 hours... And I think my butt is stuck to the ground now..."
He is a great dog. This particular day he learned how to glissade (he'd slide down and run back up and do it again). Very good doggie...
Thanks for the comments.
A strong dog he seems! And lovable!