I take it a step further and damn near whisper. It means that the dog is going to have to pay very close attention to me. Because if in the busy hustle of everyday life, he does not hear a command, it will still be enforced the same. It is all a part of being the center of his universe.
E-Dog - 2012 WPBTCA National Championships
The time when screech owls and Bandogges howl and spirits walk and ghosts break up their graves.
Act I, Scene IV of William Shakespeare's "King Henry VI"