Charley’s First Walk in the Woods

On Saturday, we headed out to our local state park for a walk in the woods.  The park had been closed right after Hurricane Sandy and had only reopened about a month ago.  This pic was taken on Saturday!  Still a lot of down trees.

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It was nice to get out and enjoy it again. We were concerned because Charley’s been swallowing sticks, but he did okay. And, I mean look at these pics; these guys are like frick and frack.  Just delightful.

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I have to say, the double sit is difficult! I am very impressed with you guys who can get your dogs to line up and look at the camera! Anyway, a great time was had by all on our walkie!  (Is it me or does Finn look like she wants out of this walkie?  BOL!)
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34 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Reilly
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 07:28:26

    That is soooooo the normal picture….with both dogs looking in different direction and avoiding the camera it usually takes me 20 or so shots and a treat in hand to get one good photo. I bet they both loved their walk.

  2. Madi and Mom
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 07:30:51

    FRICK AND FRACK IS AN EXCELLENT DESCRIPTION!! TO THE CASUAL OBSERVER FINN AND CHARLEY LOOK LIKE THEY HAVE BEEN RAISED TOGETHER!! YOU ARE DOING A GREAT JOB WITH THEM…TLC CURES EVERYTHING.

    FINN
    How dare you Dad give you a hug after a wonderful walk!! Caption:
    Dad you know this picture will be all over the internet in a nanosecond?
    Hugs Madi your BFFF and Mom

  3. Katie and Coccolino
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 07:46:12

    What a great walk in the woods. Lots of sticks there to eat…glad everyone behaved!

    Piggy kisses,
    Katie and Coccolino the mini pig

  4. 2browndawgs
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 07:57:10

    Very sweet. We are still working on getting the dogs to sit and look at the camera at the same time…lol. Still, you got some fantastic pictures!

  5. Goose
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 08:06:47

    Glad you got back out in to the woods. Trust me, it takes MOM a while to get all the pups I walk with to sit still for a group shot. Lets just say there is a few treats involved.
    Blessings,
    Goose

  6. Daisy
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 08:07:45

    What a gorgeous looking day! And congrats guys on the camera avoidance–very well done.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  7. Lily Belle
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 08:18:42

    Great job going side by side you two! We can tell it made your Mom VERY happy. We’re glad the park re-opened bcuz it looks like a great place to take a walk.

    Mommy said it IS hard to get two to sit side-by-side. She’s got to be quick on the camera bcuz it don’t last long.

    Hugs,
    Lily Belle & Muffin

  8. Urban Hounds
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 08:41:08

    Awww he is so cute and they walk together beautifully

    urban hounds

  9. Molly The Wally
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 09:12:26

    Great walk in the woods. It looks like you had a lovely time.
    Frank The Tank has nominated your blog for my Share It Sunday Guest Post. You won’t have to do anything but just pop over with a link to the post you’d like me to post. On Monday next if you could give me your nomination for the next guest for the week after.
    Have a wonderful Wednesday.
    Best wishes Molly.

  10. Eileen and Annie
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 10:27:14

    They are a lovely couple. Glad they enjoyed their walk in the woods.

  11. Frankie Furter and Ernie
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 10:57:23

    Super that it is open again… LOVE the Last Picture!!! So glad that you all had a wonderful walk. YEA!!!

  12. Frankie Furter and Ernie
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 11:00:36

    Fur Charley’s Eyes Only…. WAY TO GO CHARLEY!!! Congratulations on your furst Walkie

  13. tarynft
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 11:13:27

    It looks like they are forging a nice friendship together!

  14. SUGAR: Golden Woofs
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 11:30:55

    Woof! Woof! Great 1st walk on the woods for Charley. LOVE the last photo. Happy Wednesday. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  15. Blueberry's human
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 11:39:57

    Especially love the last pic of the big old hug!

    What a great place to walk!

  16. Kat n collies
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 12:11:00

    *sigh*
    You two look so adorable together! So tell us, how do you like not being an only dog? Are you loving having a baby brother?

  17. robynwp
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 14:01:52

    Charley we are SO proud of you, you are doing just grrrrreat. And Finnackles you are becoming a pawsome big sister!!

    Do you guys wanna go to Mollie’s fancy dress barkday party with us??

    Miss you my Finnie – still no post from you yet I’m afraid…postal strike is still on here.

    LIIIIIIICKS
    Wally

    and

    Sammy

  18. Whisppy
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 14:03:24

    Those pictures are just beautiful. It’s so good to see how Finn and Charley getting along so nicely.

  19. Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 15:09:34

    Walking together is a great way for pups to bond. We mix it up here and take turns with each other. Mom says just have some really tasty treats in your human paws and you will get that perfect pose:)

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  20. Murphy Campbell
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 16:48:41

    Oh things are coming along so nicely! We knew it would, just takes a little time. And the 2-dogs-sitting-getting-pics-taken thing will come together too. In the meantime, bait them with a treat!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  21. Mitch and Molly
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 18:33:22

    The two of you are walking beautifully side by side! What a fun walk!

    Love ya lots
    Mitch and Molly

  22. freya rose blossom
    Mar 27, 2013 @ 20:32:47

    Looks like you have two adorable shadows 🙂 They will be fine.. besides… they need each other and don’t they look beautiful together 🙂 x x x Friends forever 🙂 x x x

  23. Jazzi
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 01:12:29

    Looks like double the fun with two!!!

    wags
    Jazzi and Addi

  24. Roo
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 07:07:00

    Yay for walkies in the woods! They do look like they really enjoy each others company a lot 😀

    Waggin at ya,
    Roo

  25. Lee
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 10:07:18

    A walk in the woods ~ soul food with out calories for all.
    Thanks for being a friend
    Sweet William The Scot

  26. Murray's Mouth
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 14:39:15

    Love seeing the sibling bonding 🙂

  27. cafall
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 17:08:55

    It’s been three years with Monty and we still can’t get him to actually sit next to Sam. There is usually about a 1 1/2 foot gap between them. It’s all about the angle…

    Sam

  28. Smilewithyourtail
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 17:18:50

    Looks like so much fun you two, and a wonderful place for walkies!
    Slobbers

  29. Lassiter chase and Benjamin
    Mar 28, 2013 @ 20:32:38

    Looks like u 2 r getting along real great with one another. U only became brother and sister not too long ago – Finn u r doing a great job teaching Charlie the ropes.

  30. Pippa
    Mar 29, 2013 @ 07:05:41

    What a fine place to go for a walk in! You doggies looked so happy there, what fun!
    Have a happy easter!
    Pippa 🙂

  31. Kirsten
    Mar 29, 2013 @ 11:33:20

    So sweet how they walk together! Looks like a great place to walk, hurricane damage and all.

  32. Little Reufus
    Mar 30, 2013 @ 00:30:04

    What a gorgeous walky yeu tooken! Be payshunt. It deus take some time teu grow teufegger, butt it iss SO worf it…

    wif so berry much lubbs teu yeu all from the Reufus

  33. BZ Dogs
    Mar 30, 2013 @ 16:13:43

    Fun! My boys always walk side by side with shoulders touching, too. Too cute 🙂

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