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First swim and Jeep riding ! 5 months old now !

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Comment by Sue Paterson on July 26, 2014 at 11:33am

Did they enjoy the swim? Sea, river, lake? Doesn't time fly when you're having fun?! :)

Comment by Sherry Miller on July 26, 2014 at 3:33pm

Jeep full of fun......now problem will be they all want to go everywhere with you.

Comment by Catherine Carter on July 27, 2014 at 4:05am

Actually, it was a first initiation swim at our local dog pool with Mum! So only a short drive for a start! :-)

Comment by rob winemaker on July 31, 2014 at 12:41pm

Hey, great shot Catherine. Great looking crew. How did they smell after all that. Here's a question for anybody, I was sorta curious. For folks who are fortunate enough to be able to take their dogs to the sea or ocean, do they ever try to drink the water. I know that might be a 'doh' question but I guess I don't know.... maybe some day. There are some beautiful photos here of people who can do that. Thanks, best to all


Comment by Cornelia on August 1, 2014 at 12:43am

That's not such a bad question, Rob! I discussed it once with a vet - or the vet with me, when we went on our first trip: Some dogs do drink water and it can upset their tummy quite a bit. But it depends of the amount of salt that is in the ocean - the Baltic Sea for instance is very low in salt and so it is no problem but the Atlantic has a higher concentration. Our Joy does only take a few sips in the Atlantic (and you should see that face, when she picks up sea weeds!) but quench her thirst in the Baltic Sea after a long, hot walk. We never had any problems.

Comment by Catherine Carter on August 1, 2014 at 3:16am

Hi Rob, my three went for a swim at our local dog pool. I have posted a photo in my photos of Baby Justine learning to swim with her Mum. So no smell as they get a shower after their swim. I don't think they drank too much, they were too busy splashing around ! :-)

Comment by rob winemaker on August 1, 2014 at 1:27pm
A dog pool? Never heard of such a thing. What funn. We have a farm pond so the boys swim with the fishes ( and whatever else). They are very, uh, ripe afterwards. And thank you Cornelia. I just love the pics of the dogs in the ocean.
Comment by Catherine Carter on August 2, 2014 at 3:18pm

Rob, this is hydrotherapy pool for dogs but as I know the owner very well we can also use it for initiation for swim for young pups ! This one is in my village about 2 miles drive so very easy to get to! If you look through my photos you will see several of my dogs have been there. :-)

Comment by KC and the boys on August 18, 2014 at 9:33am

Blimey - they look like they've been working on the chain gang.   ;)   We've just returned from Cornwall. Endless hours walking lonely beaches and swimming in the sea. Heavenly. Errol is wise enough not to drink the salty Atlantic waters. Byron is less clever and as a result gets the runs immediately. Both will drink from the foulest puddles of course.

Comment by James Doran on August 27, 2014 at 7:12am

You little ones are having a wonderful life.


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