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Sunday, January 04, 2009

Surf's Up Dude

With weather being pretty lousy around here, we took a trip to a local pet store chain to give the Beags a chance to have some fun as well as to cure our cabin fever. The floors in these stores are usually a smooth tile or linoleum. Which means a slippery floor for Tinker, who looks like Bambi on ice when he gets excited at the sight of another dog.

The two of us had a simultaneous thought as we entered the store. "What if we try to put Tinker in one of the shopping carriages?" (We once tried this with Virginia years ago, but she hated every moment of it. In all fairness, it was also on a bumpy driveway in a shopping center.)

So we put Tink in the carriage and he loved every minute of it! He gave a few puzzled looks, and he got a bit frustrated and whined, cried, and barked a few times at not being able to greet some of the other dogs, like Bogart the Beagle, that we met along the way.

But he also liked having a bird's eye view of the food-stocked shelves, and didn't attempt to climb out of his new "vehicle". All in all it was successful trip, especially when the cashier gave 3 large treats to both Virginia and Tinker as we left the store.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Ice Pony Goddess said...

Wow! You went beagle shopping! HAHA! They even come with cute little jackets.

Beagles ROCK!

My girls also have jackets, they love them.

Raven
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January 4, 2009 at 4:54:00 PM EST  
Blogger Rebel Writer said...

Beagles are the dogs of the world! I love the smilie referring to Tink as Bambi on an icy pond.
Are beagle hates being picked up. She is 11 years old, well around that age.
The cashier is a nice guy.
Your beagle is so cute. But... i think my beagle is cuter.
No. All beagles are cute.

(Snoopy fan 100%)

January 9, 2009 at 10:03:00 PM EST  
Blogger Linda said...

Cute!

April 8, 2009 at 7:10:00 PM EDT  

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