DISTANCE: 5.64 km DURATION: 1:01:48
After about three weeks of having to pull Jasper away from Indy’s driveway every time we walk by, we finally got to take the turn and see our buddy. Indy was extremely excited to see us. He was so excited that he was pretty much smiling. We definitely lucked out with the weather today as well. As we went along our usual loop, it took us a bit longer because I took some extra time to throw a stick around at the park, and warm their paws up every so often. We actually walked quite fast today. The boys are definitely in good shape! Overall, it was great to be outside with these two awesome dogs. The scoop: one poo and three pees.
DISTANCE: 5K DURATION: 1 hour
On today’s walk with Indy and Jasper, my phone died early and I wasn’t able to get many pictures along the way so I included some old pictures from the summer. I still think the one of Indy on the rock is so great. It is almost like a staged family photo. Speaking of family, I don’t think Jasper and Indy could ever live under the same roof because they are both such attention seekers. I always stop for a couple minutes during our walks to give them some love and it always ends up being a fight over who can get the most head scratches. Overall, today’s walk was great and I couldn’t ask for better January weather. The scoop: one poo each and many pees.
DISTANCE: 5.23 km . DURATION: 1:03:12
Today’s walk had a very slow start. Both Jasper and Indy seemed very tired, and they couldn’t stop stretching and yawning until about 10 minutes in. I felt the same way today, probably because of this change of weather from the last few days. Along our walk, Indy found a huge stick that he carried around until his buddy Jasper ran by and swooped it right out of his mouth. From then on, it was Jasper’s stick and Jasper was determined to destroy this stick, getting wood chips all on his face. Indy tried getting the stick back, but never succeeded so I went and found him a new one. Our walk was wrapped up by an intense paw cleaning session. Specifically, Jasper’s back paws were filthy. It looked like he was wearing boots! Looking forward to seeing these guys again. The scoop: one poo for Indy and about three pees each.
DISTANCE: 4.23 km . DURATION: 57:48
Indy! Juno and I have missed you! Even though it’s only been a couple of months since I’ve seen our friend. Indy is such a sweet soul. Every time I’ve had the pleasure of spending time with him, I’ve enjoyed every moment. From his toothy grin, to the way he sidles right up to me when I wait for him, to his smiling face when he trots along. He’s one of the best natured dogs! He wasn’t feeling the need for speed, but neither was I. So we were happy to walk from Britannia to River Park, and watch Juno prance around us. At one point, she really wanted Indy to play, and it was so sweet how happy it made her when he indulged her. Another special treat was seeing Teddy’s brother Keno at the park. What a special walk to send me on my way. As I write this, I am on my way to the airport for a vacation! Scoop: only pees.
DISTANCE: 5.06 km DURATION: 1:05:41
Going into today’s walk with Indy and Jasper, I was a bit worried about my knee as I had hurt it snowboarding yesterday. They both made it very easy for me to take my time, by not pulling and being the good boys they are. I was a bit slow today and I could tell that they sensed there was something wrong, because they both stayed very close by and didn’t pull on the leashes as much as they usually do. Overall, today was a great walk, and seeing Indy and Jasper's happy faces made my day. I hope I was able to make theirs as well. The scoop: one poo for Indy and many pees each.
DISTANCE: 5.42 km DURATION: 1:00:01
I hope Indy and Jasper had a wonderful Christmas and New Years, but now that it’s January it is time to get back on their grind. I sure missed them over the holidays, especially Indy since I hadn’t seen him in about two weeks. Jasper sure missed Indy too because it was just the two of us on our walk last week. Indy welcomed us with many kisses today and he seemed very excited to see Jasper and me. Along our walk, we made a few stops where I treated both boys to some pets. It was a beautiful day and I couldn’t think of any better way to get it started. Looking forward to seeing them again next week. The scoop: no poos and many pees.
DISTANCE: 5.32 km DURATION: 1:00:53
After a long week and a half without seeing my two favourite boys, Indy Jasper, and I were finally reunited for a wonderful neighbourhood walk. Last week I was in Fernie and boy did I miss them. I was welcomed by Jasper with lots of kisses and Indy welcomed me with some loud barking while holding his panda toy. Along our walk, Indy and Jasper had plenty of energy and they were paying more attention to each other than they usually do. It was nice to see them playing together more, as they usually part ways and do their own things when I let them off-leash. Today, they were playing fetch together, chasing each other around, and having a great time. Overall, today’s walk went very well and I loved both of their Christmas collar/harness bling. Happy holidays to both Indy, Jasper, and their families. The scoop: one poo for Indy and many pees each.
DISTANCE: 4.82 km . DURATION: 1:07:45
What a beautiful balmy winter day! The weather is definitely not frightful for a trip with Indy, Jasper, and Teddy to River Park. When I picked up Indy, he was wearing a festive silver bell collar. This accessory sure put us into the holiday spirit as we were jingling the whole way through the park. Teddy was excited to chase Jasper. Jasper was excited to romp in the snow and then lie down and eat it. Indy was happy to be out as well and there were 2 puppies who could not resist Indy (maybe it was the jingle bells?). The scoop: 1 poop for each boy and lots of pees. Thanks for making my spirits bright!
DISTANCE: 3.44 km DURATION: 58 minutes
On today's field trip to River Park, instead of bringing 2 extra dogs (Teddy and Keno), I brought along an extra human, Dog Runner Nathanael. Right away, Jasper and Indy gave him the 4 paws-up stamp of approval. We cruised through the off-leash areas with Jasper taking the lead. He was bubbling with enthusiasm and playfulness today. Indy just celebrated his 10th birthday so he stuck close to my side. The funny thing was he actually started to play really hard with a small dog. I guess Indy's still got game! It was nice to get some fresh air with these boys and show Nathanial the DGR ropes. The Scoop: no poops and a few pees for each boy! See you next Tuesday for another adventure!
DISTANCE: 5.00 km DURATION: 58:35
Today Indy, Jasper, and I went over to River Park for a wonderful walk. The sun was shining and plenty of other dogs were out to play. Jasper was more focused on saying "hi" to all of the humans instead of the dogs. He got many compliments every time he could catch someone’s attention, most commonly being called sweet and gentle. I could not agree more. Indy stayed close to me on our walk, not leaving my side very much. Sometimes, he walks so close behind me that if I were to stop walking he would run right into me instantly. Overall, today’s walk went very well and I had plenty of laughs along the way, I also captured some great pictures along the way. Indy and Jasper never fail to make me smile. One poo each and too many pees to count.
DISTANCE: 4.64 km DURATION: 57:38
On today’s walk with Indy and Jasper, I figured we would stay in the area. I wanted to take them over to River Park but I would have been tight on time so we will save that for Thursday. I had been looking forward to seeing these guys all weekend as I was out of town for our walk last Thursday. Both Indy and Jasper were very excited to see me today, although their greetings to me will never be quite as enthusiastic as they are to each other. I can’t help but smile when I see how great of pals Indy and Jasper are. They always get so giddy when they see each other. Our walk went very smoothly today and the boys were able to get lots of off-leash time throughout. Looking forward to River Park on Thursday! The scoop: no poops and many pees.
DISTANCE: 3.71 km DURATION: 1:09:07
What a Puppy Palooza we had on this sunny field trip to Sue Higgins Park. A turn of events had me taking Jasper and Indy out today instead of Owen. Next, my dog's brother's humans had a baby so I had their dog Keno along with me. Add to our adventure, Tammy and Juno deciding to meet us at the park. You would think this would be crazy but it was actually a really fun walk together. Teddy had a ball to occupy him and we found and lost another ball so all dogs to turns carry the other ball. Indy was really excited to see Tammy and kept close to her and my side. Keno was in hunting mode so he occasionally was focused on the ground (mice?). Keno also played King of the Mountain with 2 Frenchies. Jasper perked up when he met a Beagle. Juno was the only girl in this Boy Band but she fit in perfectly. I was also very impressed with the behaviour of all 4 dogs in my car on the ride to and from Sue Higgins. I would take a road trip with this set of boys anytime! The Scoop: poops by Jasper, Indy & Teddy and countless pees. Thanks again to Tammy and Juno for joining in on the party!
Runners: Ruth and Tammy
DISTANCE: 5.28 km DURATION: 1:00:04
Today’s run with Indy and Jasper was a wet one with all of the snow starting to melt. Of course, Indy and Jasper got as soaked as they possibly could along the way. Indy was dripping in water up to his belly and Jasper was wet all over because of his desire to roll around in snow. When I picked up Indy for our run, he wasn’t wearing his collar and I wasn’t sure where to look for it, so Jasper was kind enough to let Indy borrow his collar despite it being a bit big. It always makes me so happy to see how excited Indy gets when he sees Jasper before we go on a run. It must be one of their favourite times of the week when they get to see each other. Overall, today was a great run! The scoop: one poo for Jasper and many pees each.
DISTANCE: 4.98 km DURATION: 1:00:02
Today I took Indy and Jasper on a trip to River Park. As per usual, they were very timid getting into my car, but once I let them out at the park they were so happy. Indy started barking for no reason and Jasper started rolling around in the grass; they looked like mad men! The weather for our run was ideal. The sun was shining and I was able to stay warm with just a t shirt on; although all of the mud was a downside. At first, I tried to avoid bringing them through any puddles or mud, but that plan came apart when Jasper, followed by Indy, decided they wanted to go for a dip in the river. Luckily, I had a towel in my car. Overall, today was a great outing and I am looking forward to seeing them next week. The scoop: one poop each and many pees.
DISTANCE: 5.27 km DURATION: 58:41
Today’s run with Indy and Jasper was a delight as always. Unfortunately, I was unable to take them out of the area because I was called in early for work. I will make it up to them on Thursday with a trip to River Park. Along our run, Jasper had tons of energy and he was constantly pulling Indy and me to run faster. At one point, we had to stop and catch our breath at a park bench, where I got some great pictures of Indy and Jasper. Today was a beautiful day for a run and I am looking forward to seeing them on Thursday. The scoop: one poo for Jasper, many pees each.