Saturday, April 10, 2010
short legged dogs unite
Today was the second Saturday of the month, a day that Bailey very much looks forward to. It's the only time of the month in which I make the 20-25 minute/6 mile drive (HAH! - that's San Francisco for you) up to the northern coast of the city. The weather wasn't all too great (gray and gloomy), but it wasn't too bad either (not windy!). So - the day usually starts off with an hour or two of swimming/ball fetching/playing at Crissy Beach, followed by a trek along Crissy field, then Bailey and I usually find a spot to sit on the beach to admire the view of the golden gate bridge.
After our stop at crissy beach, I usually grab some lunch somewhere to go... usually this sushi place nearby. Then, we'll stop by and visit B&B Pet Supplies, where we normally purchase Bailey's Wellness kibble, and then head off to the corgi meetup at Mountain Lake Park. Corgi meetups are pretty loud, and thats because corgis are vocal dogs, in general. However, it was nice and quiet today!We saw Kiko, Jackson, Mona, Nicolas, Cogswell, Micro and their non-corgi siblings Pepe, Figaro, Ember and a whole slew of other non-corgi dogs. We were glad that the weather cooperated with us enough to have a successful meet-up!
When we finally made it home, Bailey received a much needed bath, especially since he was doing a lot of this on the beach (see picture left). =) Look at that gorgeous gray undercoat... fabulous isn't it?
What really amazes me at the end of the day is just how much energy bailey has. He spent a good 1/2 hour fetching balls/swimming in the water, followed by romping around with other dogs at the beach, followed by a 30 minute trek, then followed by a digging session in the sand.. YET he still has enough energy to play with other dogs at the corgi meetup for 2 hours (without resting one bit). If only I could use him as a rechargeable battery for my laptop...