Happy to be back!

Well we had a fantastic time away, but it was fantastic to come back to work too!! We missed all our friends on four paws, and judging from the amazing welcome we got they missed us too!

Poor Mr Honda has a sore leg, but has been in good spirits and is slowly recovering. Woop, woop! We have been taking it easy on lead walks and resting too. It has been very warm this week, Indian summer! So we have all been enjoying little stops along the way for drinks and cooling down.

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A very sunny afternoon on Craiglockhart Hill, every time I walk up here with the dogs I am sad that Edinburgh Council have sold the nature reserve and university buildings for development. Its a crime….

Wee-man Hector chasing Ruben and Louis!

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Happy happy trails, I love this sight πŸ˜€

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It has been very warm this week as I said, but we have also had some very very foggy mornings too! When the fog burns off we have been left with blazing sunshine and cloudless skies. I could definitely get used to this weather! Autumn is on its way…

Molly and the gang walking at the edge of the world!

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Pretty spider webs in the morning dew…

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Murphy, Smudge and Hugo, ‘Throw the ball Auntie Andie!!’

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A happy Irish Terrier in the morning sun…

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Maud-monster has been in the puddles πŸ˜€

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Knackard after the walk, ‘Can’t keep….eyes….open….ZZZZzzzzz.’

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Ruben out with the chocolate labs and sunning himself in the afternoon sun enjoying the view.

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Looking out over Arthur’s Seat…

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We are all very much enjoying our luxury new ride, whoop whoop, traveling in style! After starting out the week in tragedy (some horrible person smashing my back window then driving off and leaving me without so much as a note!) we are now all settled in and I have to say super impressed with the custom dog-guard and boot divider. The spacious Volvo, who we have named ‘Zeus’ πŸ˜‰ , has also been kitted out to perfection with a back seat dog-hammock and brand new doggie seat belts throughout! Oh yeah, pimpin puppy wagon….

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Giorge taking five in the shade…

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The loving couple πŸ˜‰ So funny, they always pose the same way!!

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A beautiful morning in Colington Dell.

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It’s been a fabulous first week back, Gus’s Friday face says it all!!

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Mud-Pie and Bluebells…

It has been a little while since my last post, we have started building up some footage of our walks again for another little Four Seasons Movie! So watch this space! I was inspired to make another one after watching the amazing youtube clip below. I have to admit pretty openly that this video is amazing and I’m WELL jealous!!! I think that its a better music video for Pharrell’s song ‘Happy’ than the official one! Plus that cat must literally be the coolest cat that ever lived, surfing and swimming like a dog…oh yeah!

We are enjoying the springtime sunshine when we can get it!

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Mister Ruben was sporting a sore shoulder last night. Even though he was fine this morning and bouncing around like his typical Boxer-pup self we though it best to have a leash walk today…colour Ruben none too impressed!! Its just to be on the safe side puppy honest! Back to normal tomorrow!

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Lush green woods…

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Everything is so beautiful this time of year!! What you can’t see in these photos is the sheer number of bugs though :/ My legs (and weirdly my ahem….bum) are COVERED in bites…..ARG!!! SO ITCHY!!

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Maud and Colin make a bee-line for the muddiest puddle! Part dog, part hippo…

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Proud as punch with herself now!

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Molly whizzing past, I’m surprised I managed to take a photo of her at all πŸ˜‰

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Enjoying some dappled shade…

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Everyone with their head in a bush….

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Off to play chase in the paddock, woohoo!!!

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Some Bluebell shots from the start of the week…

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Stopped pad emergency…

 

 

Well what a day we had! We had ourselves a little emergency vet visit, the lovely Hugo tore off his stopped pad tearing through the undergrowth, OUCH! He was an exceptionally brave boy, right up until he had it bandaged, and then oh boy did he sulk!! EvilΒ leg contraption, why have you done this to me?!? Poor boy will be out of commissioned until it’s all healed. Rest up lovely boy xXx

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Down at the river today, we had a feeling of being watched!

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This morning it was too wet for photos so I grabbed a quick few snaps back at the car. This is pre Hugo’s vet trip, he was not even showing that he was bothered by his flesh wound. Still munching treats from myself. Hard core pup!

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What stopper pad? I don’t know what you’re talking about, give me another cookie πŸ˜‰

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After our detour to the vets (during which Hugo’s pals were very well-behaved patient boys and girls) we headed up to the hill where the sun was ready to meet us!Β P1210460P1210463

We met Gus today, as in Gus the Great Dane! One very large doggie! As you can see Maud and Molly were super intimidated….not.

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A beautiful day in the woods…

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Photo megathon!!

Sorry about the long wait folks, here is the mega photo catch up from last week!

Hugo wondering if he has a chance with Murphy’s stick…I doubt it honey!

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No competition there!

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Smudge and his lovely Missus…

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So cute, pals…

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Watching the action…

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Then getting involved…

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It’s a bit wet out there, splashes on the camera!

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The rain doesn’t bother a hardcore Collie like Jess! It’s just everyone else who is freezing, wet and ready to go home!

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Long days equal very sleep snugly dogs…

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Smudge’s happy curly face…

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Cold feet anyone? No?

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A Bulldog day, all except wee-man Hector of course who more than holds his own.

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Lads playing together…

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It’s a rare occasion (and a sign of a particularly bad throw by his Mum!!) that Gussy has the ball…

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Muddy tails…

Forgive me folks for the lack of comentary today, I’m shattered! Having a very early night tonight πŸ˜‰ We all had very nice walks today, though it would be nice if the frost could come back as the parks are SUPER muddy without it!
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