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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

The dogs take me for a walk

The other day while Rick was gone I decided to get brave and try to take all three dogs for a walk at the same time. They were going stir crazy and so was I. I knew we had a brace coupler somewhere; I just needed to find it.

We usually exit through the garage door when taking the dogs for a walk, but the garage door opener switch is at the top of the stairs just as you go out the laundry room door. That wouldn’t work to get two rambunctious dogs down those steps, past the car and out the door while on a brace lead. Not unless I wanted to find myself skidding across the garage floor on my stomach. Opening up the garage door when taking the dogs for walk is akin to letting the horses out of the starting gate before the Kentucky Derby. And .... they’re off!

I decided to hook Hailey and Sailor up to the brace and let Alex have his own lead since he pulls more. To solve the opening of the garage door, I decided to open the car door and use its opener. Hey, halfway to the goal is better than nothing! It worked! I hooked Alex up to his lead after we got outside. And we were off! Come join us!

 

All went well so we’ll do this again!

 

Comments:

Reminds me of when I use to walk Jimmy our Newfoundland dog. Now I walk litte Robin all 4.5kgs of her…:-)

I’m so impressed! Whenever I try to walk all 3 dogs in this household at the same time, the leashes get impossibly tangled. You could have been in the rodeo, doing rope tricks!

Bravo!!!

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