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Snow Day

trippincherri
February 10th, 2007, 10:30 PM
Well finally had some time to get the dogs out on a much needed day of energy spending!
It's been pretty cold here lately and the snow is soooo deep, we've kinda been hiding out at home and the dogs have been driving us nuts cause they are bored and want to do something fun so we went and drove to the river (about 40km from here) for some open spaces and scenery.
Here's what I captured:

Shelby is nearly lost in the deep snow:
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Shamus re-thinking if he should follow Shelby into the snow:
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trippincherri
February 10th, 2007, 10:31 PM
Running running running thats what doggies do........

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trippincherri
February 10th, 2007, 10:34 PM
I have no idea what this look is for,but she looks surprised by me taking her picture lol:
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CRAAAAZYYYY Dogs:
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trippincherri
February 10th, 2007, 10:36 PM
Waiting patiently for the toy toss:
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Shelby loves her flying squirrel toy, AND it stays on top of the snow so we don't lose it!!
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trippincherri
February 10th, 2007, 10:38 PM
Major icicle beard:
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Reckless abandon:
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trippincherri
February 10th, 2007, 10:43 PM
Shamus pondering leaping into the snow:
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And then deciding it was so not worth it:
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trippincherri
February 10th, 2007, 10:44 PM
Such a pretty girl:
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trippincherri
February 10th, 2007, 10:46 PM
Handsome little guy isn't he?
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Team work:
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trippincherri
February 10th, 2007, 10:48 PM
A visitor happened by also:
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Okay thats enough for now lol :rolleyes:

jiorji
February 10th, 2007, 10:53 PM
haha that moose is funny. He's trying to not get his feets too wet:D

great fun for the pups too :thumbs up

erykah1310
February 10th, 2007, 11:27 PM
Great pics...:thumbs up looked like one heck of a fun time!!

Shamrock
February 11th, 2007, 12:37 AM
Beautiful photos of what looks like SUCH a fun outing! Some great actions shots there.. and your dogs are just gorgeous!:cloud9:.

What a suprise to see a moose stroll by! Or was it tip-toeing?:D
I've never seen a moose up close like that.. or actually even far away..:shrug: I saw a bear for the first time this past summer - very exciting. Glad it wasnt too up close and personal, tho.:eek:

TeriM
February 11th, 2007, 01:37 AM
Wow, those are great pics :thumbs up . So much snow :eek: .

JanM
February 11th, 2007, 08:56 AM
Looks like everyone had a good time - moose too! Great pics..

trippincherri
February 11th, 2007, 10:48 AM
Actually the moose was seen just as we were leaving my parents place.
Not an uncommon sighting around here!!
My parents leave bales of hay out for them in the winter so there's usually a crowd of them hanging around.
Since the snow is so deep up here it is a lot harder for them to move around and scavenge for food, so my parents leave them the hay out so they can eat.
Plus with snow so deep it makes them more easy prey for wolves and cougars, so they tend to like to stick around the house where they feel safe.
This results in them sometimes sleeping beside my parents deck or right outside their bedroom window!!
They are not pets by any means, you have to be very cautious of them and respect their space.
They also feed elk and deer during the winter as well as tons of birds.:cloud9:

Scott_B
February 11th, 2007, 12:00 PM
Excellent pics! They look like they have so much fun in the snow! :thumbs up

Saber
February 11th, 2007, 02:01 PM
Beautiful shots!

I wish it snowed in FL.

Frenchy
February 11th, 2007, 03:17 PM
They're adorable ! Shamus still looks like a puppy :cloud9:

trippincherri
February 11th, 2007, 11:51 PM
Oooh like the artwork AnimalProtector! Thanks for doing that.

And Frenchy, Shamus is only 7 months old so he technically is still a puppy. :lovestruck:
Thanks for lookin guys.

Prin
February 11th, 2007, 11:53 PM
So cute!!! So much snow! They look like they had a blast! :)

glasslass
February 12th, 2007, 01:33 AM
Those are wonderful photos! Especially the close-ups!