Being the good Mom that she is, Mom arranged a "doggie class" for the two of us on Saturday. It wasn't so much a class as it was a chance to get outside, enjoy the beautiful weather, pose for pictures and catch up with Jessi, the turkey hotdog lady.
And it was a fantastic day!
|It's been a while since we did a photo shoot, and we weren't 'cooperative' at first....|
|But give me my own special photo with Jessi, and I totally rock it!|
|Mom and Abby, on the other hand, both managed to look like doofuses. What else is new?|
|Abby is still a goofball. Me? I totally know how to pose for the camera!|
|Obligatory fountain photo.|
|Did I mention that it was a gorgeous day? Sunny and warm but with a breeze. You couldn't ask for more!|
|It was a tad hot, so Mom stopped at the car to get our water bottle, and took the chance to get a 'candid' photo!|
|"Slurp, slurp, slurp." And yes, we shared our water with Mom!|
|Why yes, I AM a happy dog!|
|"Smile for the camera!"|
|"Test. Test. How's that sound out there?" Heehee.|
Saturday was also our first time trying out our new tags. As you may recall, Mom got us 'training' collars to wear when we are off training (as opposed to our everyday collars - although I like my new everyday collar that I think I may use it all the time). Anyway, Mom decided we should have tags to go on our new collars, and after much perusing of Etsy, she found some really cool and unique copper bars at a 'store' called Poochy Couture (if you are in the market for new ID tags, you should really check them out - they have some really cool, custom-made stuff, and they ship really quickly, and yes, this is a completely unsolicited endorsement!). They were extremely reasonably priced, so Mom ordered a set for us...
Here we are, modeling the new tags.
|Abby, trying to make sure her ginormous snooter doesn't obscure her tag.|
|And me, always the happy dog!|
|The would be, um, well, not Abby's tag. Heehee.|
|This is Abby's tag!|
In addition to all this excitement, we've (naturally) been working on honing our frisbee skills.
|Here I am, demonstrating the basic frisbee catch.|
|Abby, is, erm, auditioning for the X-Games, I think.|
|Notice my 'planted' stance and Frisbee Jaws of Doom. Pay attention young pups - these are basic frisbee techniques!|
|Of course, I like to cut loose occasionally, too. This is a variation of the 'Twist'.|
|Here, Abby is demonstrating perfect advanced technique. Over-the-shoulder catch in a pike position!|
-Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus