Holmes has inherited the collector gene from his mother. Phoebe simply walks up to another dog, curls her lip and stares into the target’s eyes. Then she bends down and takes the toy, bone, stick and carries it to her bed where she lies on top of it.
I thought Watson was trying to get his ears to stand up, but now I’m thinking he’s attending flight school while I’m at work during the day. Here is a top view of his airplane ears.