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I  love to see my girls run.  Although both are coonhounds, they have distinct running styles.  Bella is a graceful gazelle.  She digs in, runs low, and fast.

Daisy on the other hand, clumbers along. It takes work to get her moving and her ears make running very dramatic. She runs like a car out of alignment and it is very entertaining to watch.

Sometimes though, when they are running around something clicks and they get into a great rhythm chasing each other.  Love the ears.

Thanks a bunch to Grandpa for taking these pics yesterday with his good camera. It is hard to get fast action shots with a point and shoot type camera.  He also got experience the wonder of The Cadillac of Dog Parks.

In his visit yesterday Bella actually came up to him to smell him and wagged her tail and let him pet her. I am very happy about that. Bella has a fear of men and I really would love for her to know Grandpa is no threat.

In more random news-when I was very, very young Grannie bought a bunch of pre-cut quilting squares. She never did anything with them, and now, over a decade later, I have inherited the fabric. I’m planning on making quilts for the girls to go in their crate. They have egg carton beds now. I wash the covers and febreeze the egg carton but I find they still stink a lot. Hopefully a quilt will be easier to clean. What do your dogs sleep on? Do they have a crate and any padding in the crate?

I also wanted to let everyone know I loved reading the blogs from the pet blogger challenge. I found some new blogs that are now in my RSS feed and I see some of you found me!  And now…I’m off to join the Blog Hop! I like the blog hop even though I never add the list to my blog. Copy and pasting the html code doesn’t work for me for some reason. But you can click the icon to the right to find out more.


6 responses »

  1. Your dogs are so beautiful! What amazingly shiny coats they have!

  2. I have two huge rolls of the egg carton foam. I hope to cut it up for my crates, cover it with a plastic (like mattress protector) and then with a pillow case. I have pre-made waterproof covers for my large dog beds – they cover and protect the batting inside, then wash along with the cover. Love them. The idea of making hand made quilts for your girls is lovely – they will so enjoy them.

  3. I like Daisy’s out of alignment runnin style 😉 Glad Bella’s cozyin up to Grandpa! 😀

    Have a great day!

    Waggin at ya,

  4. Love the running styles. And don’t worry, Daisy. We have Rusty. He is unique in everything he does.

  5. Hi! Its me Buddy,
    Your dogs are beautiful! Enjoyed visiting your blog!

  6. Love the action shots…it’s always so hard to capture them when they’re running!


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