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Black and White Sunday: Running Free

Other than our own fenced yard, there are not many places that we can run off leash. There are always so many people around and other dogs that Mom is afraid that we, or she, will get into trouble. Mom takes us down to the very end of the peninsula, we live between 2 creeks off the Magothy River, where she feels comfortable with our antics. If there are no people or animals around then she lets us go because we are locked in on 2 sides by water and the 3rd side by her. This is our favorite free run place because we can chase ducks and geese and cranes and cormorant and still not get in trouble. Once Sofie jumped into the water and Mom had to go in after her, but that doesn’t happen much. Sofie is too short and heavy to pull herself up the bulkhead and Louise hates water. Mom doesn’t let Charles run free here though because she worries that (1) he would drown if he fell in, (2) the Osprey would pick him up quickly, and (3) we would roll him down the grass and throw him in the water.

Running free is great fun and we wish there were more safe places to do it. Mom used to take us to the dog park but there were so many aggressive people and poorly trained dogs that we found it more stressful than fun. We just want to run around with Mom for a little while that’s all.

Do you have a free run space that you like? Where is it?

Have a wonderful Black and White Sunday.

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on October 8, 2017 in Dogs

 

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Wordless Wednesday: Almost In

 Mom turned around and I was rolling very very close to the edge. “Oh Dog!” she said, “That could have ended badly.” This is the deep side of the point and I would have had to swim all the way around to get out of the river.

– Sofie, the Roller, Bear.

If I am not rolling in the picture, click on it, It’s a GIF.

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Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on April 19, 2017 in Dogs

 

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Monday Mischief: I’m Out Of Here

We’re trying to teach Charles about the water and the docks. Not sure yet that he feels safe.

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Do you see the ducks to the left of Sofie in the water. Luckily they were far enough out that the dogs didn’t try to swim on this cold day. And, I am not sure what the little man will do since the adult ducks are almost as big as he is.

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Charles also got his first good whiff of the crab cages. Oh, spring will be interesting. I just worry about the Osprey and this 15 lb edible.

What kind of mischief did you get into today?

Just another DogDaz morning at the zoo ❤

 
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Posted by on February 20, 2017 in Dogs

 

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Wordless Wednesday: River Rant

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Why is she making us sit here on this beautiful afternoon when we could be playing in the water?

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This chair is so weird and uncomfortable. I am going to fall right through it.

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Why is it so hot in October? Mom says we broke a heat record today. Maybe she should reopen the pool?

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I’m out of here! Tell me when fall actually comes to the Mid-Atlantic.

Have a wonderful Wednesday.

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Posted by on October 19, 2016 in Dogs

 

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Wordless Wednesday: Kissing Summer Good Bye

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Tomorrow (September 22) at 10:21 am EDT it will officially be Autumn for us (the Autumnal Equinox). How can that have happened already? Wasn’t it just spring? There is nothing more incredible than the changing of the seasons. Mom loves autumn best of all. She loves the crisper days, and the fall tones of orange, yellow, brown and red. As the plants end their growth cycles and creatures go south or under ground, it makes us aware of the renewal that will come on the other side of winter. Sofie and I are both born in fall. Maybe that is why Mom loves this season so much? I was born on Halloween and Sofie on Thanksgiving (or at least that is what Mom tells us). As we kiss summer good bye, we say thank you to the earth for the wonderful colors, warm waters, butterflies and birds. Bye Bye, Summer. – Love, Louise

Have a wonderful Wednesday.

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Posted by on September 21, 2016 in Dogs

 

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Wordless Wednesday: Forever & Always

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I could say nothing, because it is Wordless Wednesday and this picture could stand on it’s own, but I want to tell you what this picture means to me.

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Gosh, how I miss you Squash E Bear.

I miss our cuddles and our long walks, just me and you.

I miss the way you would know exactly where I was at all times, even when your eyes could not see anymore.

K8 was right, you were an angel in fur sent especially for us.

Thank you my lil’ man, for sharing your time with us.

We still miss you, even all these years later, every day.

Your passing was the reason I started DogDaz.

You are part of my soul, forever & always.

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Happy Wordless Wednesday

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Posted by on July 13, 2016 in Dogs

 

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Wordless Wednesday: RiverPrance

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Prancing by the river is our favorite way to spend the day.

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Posted by on June 29, 2016 in Dogs

 

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