Ahh that’s great! Yeah I do find very vocal dogs quite annoying, so I know what you mean.
Poppy is great in that she is really quiet and never barks unless you “talk” to her in a specific way and she starts talking back. Or if she sees a smoker outside the window or a seagull. Man she fucking hates seagulls, which is great because so do I.
She’s is also very adept at pinching food. My girlfriend was home alone with the dog once and was eating some paté for dinner while watching tv. She puts the paté down on the living room table to go get a glass of water from the kitchen and comes back to Poppy half on the sofa half on the table snarfing down the entire pack of paté. Ice cold killer, no remorse, no dinner for my girlfriend.
My parents were dogsitting for us once and my dad made the same mistake. It has yet to happen to me because I’m on guard 100% of the time.