Nine days. For nine days our pet German Shepherd/Retriever mix named Chloe was lost to us. I should’ve seen it coming, though. We moved from an area in West Palm Beach, Florida that provided more than enough property Chloe to sprint and play and dig (I hated that part).
Speaking from experience, falling up the stairs is probably one of the more embarrassing things you can stumble into (pun intended). Your brain is conditioned to look at stairs and automatically take into account the approximate height of each stair and adjust your gait accordingly to take them with ease.