Saturday, February 26, 2011

Saturday Walk

 This morning we headed to Sandy Beach along this path that we haven't been on since the flood in December.

Have you noticed that we AREN'T on leads?  We didn't have to wear them the whole time!
See Bella's banana tail, that means a grooming session coming up.

 There were LOTS of interesting things to investigate!

 When we got to Sandy Beach, the Dragon Boat rowers were leaving for a practice.  If you look VERY closely, you'll see me, Daisy, in the water helping them start off.
 However, there were much more interesting things along, and in the water.
Bella (banana tail) in foreground and Daisy in back.
 We watched them go down the river.
 Then got back to business.  We zoomed around through the gooey mud and sand.  Paddled in the water.  Chased rocks that were mysteriously falling into the water.
Bella in mid-shake

We stayed for a long time, then walked back to the car.
Little did we know, it turned out to be BATH DAY! (No pictures because someone didn't check the battery.)
We know it was BATH DAY and not just because we were messy because Kendra had to have a bath, too, and she only went on the early morning walk and wasn't dirty.
(Note:  How can dogs play in water for ages and not enjoy a bath?)


  1. Gooey mud and sand. Can it get any better ?

  2. Thanks for taking us along.
    I heard mom say I need a bath!! why do our folks seen to think we need to smell of shampoo. See I read the small print ;)your washing off our deodorant.
    See Yea George xxx

  3. Well I'm just flabbergasted ya'll ain't got on leashes!
    What a cool place to go fur a walk and romp.


  4. isn't that playing in puddles...water of any type...but bathes...they don't like them...looks like a fun day...

  5. Bella + Oskar hehehe couldn't resist that.

    Beautiful walkie.

    My furend Barb from NSW sent me a whole thingy all about those HORRIBLE Cat Head thingys. They start so pretty and end so MEAN.
    Barb reads you blog... but fur some reason can't leave comments.

  6. Nice place to go for a're all so lucky!

  7. Batteries....aaarggh...if only they would work forever or beep or something! Beautiful river creek so refreshing and imagine a bath to boot! Spot on!

  8. We aren't very fond of baths either, but we would love to go on that nice walk with you. Of course, we can never be off leash because the Momster says we would run too fast and too far for her to keep up with us:( Have a great weekend.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  9. What a fantastic walk!! Sorry about the baths, tho :(

  10. That looks like a great walk!! Holly doesn't like water or baths either! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly

  11. No wonder you were allowed to go in the mud! Sorry about the bath part..haha


  12. Boy, wish I could tawdle on over to your place and tip toe through the river with you guys.

    Roodles, Stuart

  13. Lucky you to be off-leash!
    We bet those rowers were very happy for that starting push!

    Love ya lots
    Maggie and Mitch

  14. Gettin...downright dirty and muddy!! Life doesnt get much better than that!! Ha!


  15. It looks like a great time. Bella, thank you for accepting my date. I'm going to aim for next Saturday if we can get everything set up by then.

    And I think you banana tail is adorable!

    Nubbin wiggles,

  16. Off-leash walks are the best! I usually enjoy myself so much that I too receive a bath before I'm allowed free run of the house:)

  17. just wait 'til oskar gets a look at miss bella's banana tail! teehee!
    i'm kinda totally jelly that you got to go for an off leash walkie. my mama hardly evarrr lets me do that. she says i'm too unpredictable. whatevs!
    sorry about the baths, ladies. me 'n asa just got baths tonight, too. boohoo.

    the booker man

  18. I don't understand the bath issue, either. Mine will stand in puddles in the backyard with no trouble at all. But, in the bathtub...?!

  19. We love your walks by the water. Any good smells?
    Benny & Lily

  20. Great walk and no leads! Heaven.
    Toodle pip!

  21. How can dogs play in water every chance they get and not want to go out in the rain?

  22. Helo lovely ladies, especially you Bella!

    Do you think your mom person could e-mail us a few good pictures of Bella alone that we could crop for our date? You could send them to PBU at comcast dot net.

    Nubbin wiggles,

  23. Bella, love. I still think you should pick me instead of Oskar. *Wink*


  24. I don't have an e-mail address for you. If you could just take a few different shots that you think look fun and send them as an attachment to PBU at comcast dot net, that would be great!

    Sweet dreams Bella,
    Oskar & Pam

  25. Lovely path, glad the floods are gone. Nice walk without leashes, and the swim with the dragon boats sounds like fun.

    Bella really does have a banana tail...

    Mocha Barney, Ashley Pumpernickel, and Winniechurchill

  26. Congrats on your boyfriend Bella - can't wait to see you on your long distance date! It looked like your Saturday walk was a blast.... Tail Wuggles, Rubie.