Saturday, 16 April 2011

Doggy paddle

I think this is funny.....both have their tongues out at the same time.



I took the boys for a swim in a big lake today, they loved it. It was hot and they seemed bored, so I thought they would like to cool off. Ollie, the one standing, swam right out to the middle. He was looking for a piece of wood he thought I had thrown, but I hadn't it was still in my hand. Alfie didn't go out quite as far, he is older and has a bit of arthritis. They are great fun.

4 comments:

  1. I love to see dogs swimming, running through woods, splashing in mud, just being dogs :-D

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  2. hiya-
    just landed on your blog and wow!
    how interesting your take on life, I've spent a fascinating time reading through whilst drinking my midmorn coffee.

    My coffee is a treat, not for any other reason than that I think if you treat something as a treat, it seems nicer and perhaps even a little bit naughty. Coffee, 10 minutes blogging, listen to the Archers.

    Yesterday 3 (new to me- 2nd hand but unused, from the Church jumblesale) dusters were a treat cos I was fedup with using an old teatowel on the rare occasions I dust!

    My biggest treat is 16 hands of black horse called Bruce, and some would say that was a treat too far!

    Hope you're enjoying this lovely weather, walks and dogs
    xx

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  3. Oh our trix once swam out into the lake to find the invisible stick. My hubby was calling and calling getting more and more panicked as she was quite a big dog but not a very smooth swimmer. He was all for getting his clothes off and going after her when she finally turned and came back. She always was a bit of a joker so I think she must have been laughing inside as well as all over her chops.

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  4. I'm getting a dog on Saturday - and I've been reading tons of books - and according to Turid Rugaas - the tongue lick is a calming signal they kinda get confused by camera....and it creates a little stress....love your blog and if you are ever in South Carolina - please drop by and stay a day or two...

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