Saturday Morning

Finn’s Saturday was a little bit like a roller coaster – up and down.  After a tough night of sleep, I decided we were going to go for a little walk.  I went to a state park which allows dogs – there aren’t too many around here.  They have some great hiking trails!

We arrived early – hey, I’m no fool, it’s still July and hot here.  But we no sooner started out on our walk, when Finn kept looking behind us.  She turned her head around maybe three times, and then just decided to turn back and head to the car.  Who am I to argue?  So, after a quick tick check, we get back in and go.
I didn’t want it to be just a boring old day, so I had an idea!
Soon, Finn took notice.
And then the whining to play began!  I let the pool fill up a bit, and then it was playtime!  You’ve seen Finn in our pool before, so I’ll spare the photo details.  Except for this one.   When she’s splashing in the water, she tries to catch it with her mouth – I think I was able to capture it here.
Now, I’m hoping a certain someone doesn’t read this blog too soon.  I had some trouble emptying the pool, and I flooded the woodchips.  Uh oh.  Can you tell?  I think I am going to head back out there and do some fixing.  Finn, don’t tell Daddy.

Hope you all are still keeping cool!
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8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Bert
    Jul 30, 2011 @ 16:41:11

    Hey Finn, you got it now. WATER, cool sweet WATER.My Vickie wanted to ask you if she could pick a different picture of you for the contest. If you get a minute, will you email her and she will tell you which one form your site she would like to do.jamiesyra@msn.comHope you are still keeping coolLoveBert

  2. Sugar the Golden Retriever
    Jul 30, 2011 @ 21:59:35

    Woof! Woof! FINN. What a great Saturday you had. I like your pool. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  3. Whisppy
    Jul 30, 2011 @ 23:55:15

    We bought a similar kiddy pool for Whisky too! It's more for therapy (to help her strenghten her back legs) and since she's a small dog with short legs, the pool is deep enough for her to "swim" (with us supporting her). 🙂 She doesn't like it very much though.I hope you are able to salvage the woodchips before the certain someone notices! Heehee.And Finn honey, you look like you're having a ball snapping at the water! BOL!

  4. Thor and Finn
    Jul 31, 2011 @ 00:05:03

    Hi Finn. What a fun Saturday playing in your pool!Thor and Jack

  5. Boondocks & The Love Shack Pack
    Jul 31, 2011 @ 14:16:48

    Finn,I always try to catch the water in my mouth too!! It keeps it fun!AROOOF!Boondocks & The Love Shack Pack

  6. Meeka
    Jul 31, 2011 @ 16:27:08

    That is one nice looking pool.I bet it's going to get a lot of use this summer.

  7. yuki the dog
    Jul 31, 2011 @ 18:07:26

    Woah, that's one big pool!

  8. Tanner and Beth
    Aug 01, 2011 @ 19:41:30

    Looks like you had some fun even if it wasn't the fun you had planned.Puppy Kisses,Tanner

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