It started with a sudden case of the zoomies
(when your dog runs at full speed rather erratically with his ears back, eyes wide, and his butt tucked beneath him).
He also assures the reader that for him war was not an addiction, as it was for the "crazies mailing ears home to their girlfriends, the zoomies
who couldn't get an erection unless they were cutting in the afterburners on their F-4s" (56).
I learned a lot about the zoomies
from you when I was the Coastie liaison at the AF SNCOA
No bells, whistles or zoomies
and not even the capacity to take orders.
Celebrate your dog's adolescent antics - his frequent invitations to play, zoomies
through the garden, and his delight over the smallest things.
If your dog flipped out at the training class, or spent the afternoon being a serial-humper at the dog park, or got the zoomies
during the off-leash heel at an obedience competition, that doesn't make you a bad dog person, any more than it makes your dog a bad dog.