When I am on the herd's side of the fence, hanging out with them, chances are good that
Smooch is on her side of the fence, expressing her frustration in the only way she knows how:
Chances are also good that she'll kick dirt in the face of anyone who gets too close,
so it's best to stay out of her way,
unless you are a curious burro who wants to know what might be at the bottom of the hole.
Alan is so curious that he starts digging from his side of the fence.
Smooch: I don't need your help. I'd rather do it myself.
George and Alan got the message, even if they didn't understand exactly what Smooch was saying.
Alan: She might have said something about ass and hole.
I don't speak dog. Maybe that's a good thing.