Blackie Spit Off Leash Park

The dogs give it Two Tongues Up.
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The “dry” off leash area was all sandy, so no mud!! (Big improvement over, say, my own property) And it had dogs for Wootie to play with.
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He was so excited he used his magical powers to transform his Flamboyance ™ into the back end of a cattle dog.
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It even kindly provided a puppy for Dexter to play with (when Wootie would let him). And by “play with” I am of course referring to “bite on the nose.”
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He got a little pouty when the bitee retaliated by squashing him.
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The off leash area also had these cute little jungle paths for exploring
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Thank you for letting me run again!!
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(Piper is on a program of gradually reintroduced exercise. No limping at all so far, so I think we’re doing okay! *fingers crossed*)

But do you wanna know what the best thing about Blackie Spit is? Do you?

What is it?
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It’s this:
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ZOMG!! Ocean-induced Mad Teeth ™!!!
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Oh ocean! How I have missed you so! Moving out to the sticks meant leaving the ocean far behind, and I thought we’d never see it again.

There was much rejoicing.

Hallelujah!
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Although some members of the family were less than impressed with this large body of water, because some members of the family don’t “do” water.

I feel pretty ‘meh’ about this whole ocean thing.
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Mr. Woo tried to show him how it was done.

If you stick your face underwater, you can pick up cool stuff!
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But Dex wasn’t falling for it.

Stick my face where? Nuh uh, brutha, youz on the crack!
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But Dexter wasn’t going to ruin Wootie’s fun! He was so happy he even fetched the ball. Oh yes he did!
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Americans have Thanksgiving; I have Wootie Fetched A Ball Day.

Mr. Woo was exceptionally pleased with Blackie Spit because in no time at all he figured out that if he wanted to, he could just … leave (reoccurring theme with him, or what?)

Oh hai! I snuck out of the fenced area.
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Tee hee! Catch me if you can!
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What a little porker. Oops, I mean, what a little STINKER.

Nooooo, I definitely mean what a little PORKER.

I mean, look at him:
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I don’t understand how Wootie gets so fat! I feed him next to nothing – seriously, he eats less than a 1/3rd of what my other (skinny) dogs eat, and his morning meal looks so pathetic I add beans, canned pumpkin and warm water to it so that it appears more like a meal and less like a POW ration system.

Why is he so fat? I mean, I guess it could be because most of the time on our outings, he can be found like this:
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… which is Wootie with his face in a hole. And I am not exaggerating – he can spend HOURS with his face in a hole. Turns out what he’s doing is sucking on dirt clumps. Is it because he’s hungry? He’s hungry because I don’t feed him enough, but I don’t feed him enough because all he does is lie around eating dirt!!! He’s like the chicken-and-egg riddle!!!!

Oh well. I guess the Mystery of Wootie Fat will never be solved.

Hai! Talk about me for a minute! Woo is boring. And fat.
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Okay, Tweed, let’s brag on you for a second.

Although I had to scratch Piper from the trial last weekend, I did run His Silliness, Mr. T. And he went 3 for 3 – 3 Qs, two 1st places and one 2nd place. That’s my boy!!!

I will leave you with this one thought, dear readers … if you want to see something very, very amusing, give your dog a salt and vinegar potato chip. A big one. In fact, photodocument it if you can. The face-making is HILARIOUS!

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