DISTANCE: 5.1 km . DURATION: 1 hour 19 minutes
I'm so excited, I just can't hide it🎵It is Kenny & Sully time. PLUS these two brothers get a sleepover. I picked them up first, before their walks so we could check out Nosehill for some NW variety. I also had a special treat for Sully. DGR Marley joined us on our walk. These two did smashingly together. There may be an age difference, and of course, Marley is a girl and Sully a boy🐾. Their speed and pace were very compatible. As were their personalities. Sully was a true gentleman. Kenny is at home resting up for his stroll after we are finished with the these kids😊. The Scoop: 4 pees, 1 poo.
DISTANCE: 5.2 km . DURATION: 1 hour 9 minutes
It was another ’Thursday Bestie’s Outing.’ except with a twist!! The first pick up was Miss Marley, who met Aoife for the first time. The next pick up was Huxley, who was so happy Marley was already in the Jeep. He also gave Aoife a quick ”Hi”. Finally, Nosehill. It was worth the wait, right!! A quick game of chase, of course swimming time, and then on to all the great smells. We met up with a pack (about 9 X our size) with only one leader/walker. Huxley, Marley, and I discussed how we much prefer our smaller pack. The Scoop: 3 pees.
DISTANCE: 5.3 km DURATION: 1 hour 14 minutes
Hip Hip Hurray!! The Thursday Besties are reunited. Huxley just knew that today was the day. He patiently waited ’in Marley’s’ seat for her to jump in. The kids were so happy to hit ”THEIR PLAYGROUND”.🤣 . The Scoop: 8 pees, 1 poo.
DISTANCE: 4.34 km DURATION: 34:31 Huxley and Snowy
DISTANCE: 6.68 km DURATION: 1:13:26 Huxley and Marley B.
Huxley & Snowy 11.02 kms. Time: 1 hour, 47 min Birthday Girl Marley: 6.68 kms Time 1 hour 13 min.Hi Huxley, I have a "Mini You, by the name of Snowy waiting in the car to meet you." These two Doodles went out for a quick zip to burn up some energy before the Birthday Celebrations. People thought Snowy was Huxley's Pup 🤣. Off to get Marley and celebrate her 11th Birthday. I tried to tell Snowy that he better move, because Marley has HER spot in the Jeep, no problem, he skedaddled over and let Marley have her spot. Huxley and Marley love to celebrate birthdays. I do not have any idea how they know when that is what we are doing but they do. Three birthday games always get played. 1st - Marley barks at Huxley to chase her. 2nd - Marley always gets a stick from the water. 3rd - they place tug-a-war with said stick. We go out every Thursday and these three things never happen except on Birthday Celebrations. Plus today we added on another 1.5 kms to our usual distance. Sleeping poochies now. The Doggy Business Report: Huxley had 2 poop and lots of pees. Marley had 1 poop and about 4 pees. Snowy was holding everything in.🐾
DISTANCE: 4.89 km DURATION: 1:14:10
Knock Knock!! Got your suitcase packed Huxley? Oh, yah, Hux Pup was ready and waiting. Next Stop, Knock Knock!! Like lightning Marley runs out the door to the Jeep. Okay, everyone is more than ready for some fun. I was a little surprised because this was the second day in a row for these two Besties. More time together THE BETTER🐾. Huxley & Marley had all business taken care of within the first 3 minutes of being at the park and right beside the garbage can. These two are just the best‼️ This also meant that they were going to max out on fun today! Just a lot of ’good old’ doggy fun to be had. Now, let the weekend begin🐾 The Doggy Business Report: Marley had 1 poop & 4 pees. Huxley had 2 big poops and 9 pees.
DISTANCE: 5.50 km DURATION: 1:17:07
Today's topic of conversation, of course was about the weather! What is it about 'wet' that doggies love soooooo much. Huxley was full of jumping beans and Miss Marley's 'Spunk Meter' was charging pretty good. Michelle on the other hand, had NO beans in her and could have used a triple espresso and the beach to rev up her spunk meter to at least a 2 or 3. Huxley loves to spring like a deer through the tall wet green grass. (mean while Michelle adds another layer of waterproof clothing). Marley is in heaven with the wet grass and the smell. She would plunge into the grass head first and then roll, shake, and smile. Michelle, ties up her hood even tighter🤣. Huxley and Marley enjoyed the vegetarian delights of lush wet grass. I am going to assume that this is like a big salad, but I will pass on these greens. I must admit after 15 minutes into our walk in the glorious Griffith Woods I was starting to appreciate the allure of 'wet'. My buddies are completely responsible for enlightening me. Thank You🙏🏻 Same time, same place tomorrow? The Doggy Business Report: Huxley & Marley had 1 poop each. Huxley out-peed Marley 5 to 1.
DISTANCE: 4.50 km. DURATION: 1:05:02
"Of course, we want to swim!! Raining buckets is not going to stop us." That was the thought bubble for both Marley & Huxley today at Griffith Woods. Silly me, I could see Huxley wanting to dip his toes. For sure, I thought Miss M would be on my way of thinking. Absolutely not!! We came to Marley's favourite splash pond and she did a dead stop. "Oh Michelle, you can't walk on. We must swim." The thought of swimming made me feel even wetter than I was. Okay, let's swim. Marley sat right on in. Huxley zoomed around and shook and splashed. You two are real cards and can make any weather condition fun. The Doggy Business Report: Marley had 1 poop & 5 pees. Huxley had another poop and lots of pees. Six towels in total to achieve a moderate level of wet dog😂.
DISTANCE: 5.09 km DURATION: 1:19:38
These two are all about having fun together. I swear Huxley does at least 2 more kilometers than Runkeeper records. He goes crazy in and out of the trees and then leaping into the water. Marley adds on an additional kilometer on top of what Runkeeper indicates. She chases Huxley and if he comes back with a certain smile on his face, Marley goes and checks out what he just saw. All I can report is FUN FUN FUN is Thursday's Report. The Doggy Business Report: Huxley lots of pees. Miss Marley had 5 pees and 1 poop.
Oh my goodness, what an action-packed staycation Marley had with us these past few days! Marley is just part of our family. Henry & I are thinking about asking if we can 'Time-Share Marley' 🤣 Marley started her staycation with us on Wednesday evening. The next morning the jam packed schedule commenced. We had Huxley's Birthday party on Thursday which was a hoot for these two Besties. Friday was full on helping Henry organize the garage. That alone was an overwhelming task. Saturday was working in the office with Michelle. Whenever Marley thought I should stop working, she went to the top of the stairs and howled at me to 'Get out of the Office.' This gal is always taking care of me. It was a big day on Sunday with Father's Day celebrations and playdate with Little Miss Lola. Finally Monday rolled around and we tried to beat the heat in a new off-leash area for Marley. I think this gal will sleep for a week when she gets home. Love You Marley See you on Thursday.🐾
Pet Sitter Michelle
DISTANCE: 2.31 km DURATION: 1:06:26
Happy Daddy Day from Lola to her human Dad. 🐾 Lola whispered that in my ear today on our walk. She wanted to make sure I did not forget to mention in our blog. It was such an exciting adventure for Little Miss Lola today. Momma Marley is staying at my house and came along to see Lola. These two hit it off great last time. Then close to home, at the green space, we all met Oliver and his family. Oliver is a 10-month old American Cocker Spaniel. I see a budding friendship in the near future between these two. Little Lola is a tad smaller but was wanting to keep up with the ’Big Dogs’. Lola took some time out to give me plenty of kisses. Oh, how this gal melts my heart ❤️. The Doggy Business Report: 1 poop and 2 pees.
DISTANCE: 4.07 km DURATION: 1:12:01
🎵Happy Birthday Huxley🎶. Today was Huxley's Birthday Party with Marley. Wow, I can not believe you are 4 already!! I remember when you were just a little monkey. Marley wanted to surprise Huxley today. Usually I pick Hux up first and then Marley. Today, Marley was waiting for him in the Jeep. The Party was held at Baker Park. As soon as these two hit the water Marley barked "Happy Birthday" to Huxley and chased him in and out of the water. The game of choice for the party was 'Tug o' war with a stick'. Both Marley & Huxley are competitive at this one.😜 Lots of swimming, running around the park, and just a great birthday. Huxley had a touch of the 'runs' today so the cookies were kept to a minimum. Maybe more would have help things!! 🤣 Tons of fun and laughs to be held today. Then, they both fell asleep in the Jeep on the way home. The Doggy Business Report: Huxley had 5 runny poops & 1 good one. Lots of pees.
DISTANCE: 9.16 km DURATION: 1:41 Huxley
DISTANCE: 5:02 km DURATION: 1:11 Marley
Howdy Hux Pup, let's go for a zip around your neighbourhood before picking up your BFF Marley. Huxley always greets me with a shoe in his mouth. Oscar, the kitty cat, sits among the sneakers because he knows it is Huxley’s running time. Quick cardio completed - let's go and have real ’Doggy Fun.’ Huxley gets so excited in anticipation of seeing Marley. He has taken to jumping into her seat!! We reached Marley’s house and I was wondering how Marley would feel about this new seating arrangement. In true BFF fashion, all was great. Today was a first because Marley got Hux to chase her while she was on land and he was in the water! These two just crack me up! They are such good friends. The Doggy Business Report: Huxley had 2 healthy poops and lots of pees. Marley had 1 healthy poop and tried really hard to compete with Huxley’s number of pees.
DISTANCE: 6.10 km .DURATION: 1:28:56
It was a perfect day for friends, family, a picnic, swimming, and a bike ride. The Jeep was ’a full house’. First up, Huxley. Since today was a bit warm I thought Huxley would prefer more Marley and swimming time than our usual 30-minute run and then a walk. Huxley jumped in and said ”Hi” to Henry and Linden (my 5-year-old Grand Nephew). Huxley was whining and providing happy yelps until Marley got in the Jeep. Huxley loves his Marley time. Once the Jeep had all passengers, it was off to Griffith Woods. Everyone jumped out🐾. Henry & Linden had a picnic and bicycle time. Marley, Huxley, and I headed out for our walk and swim time. I swear M & H are part fish🤣. We had a much longer walk and achieved a reasonable 6K. These two friends packed in a lot more exercise with swimming and running in and out of the forest. The Doggy Business Report: Huxley had 1 poop and lots of pees. Marley had 1 poop and 5 pees.
DISTANCE: 4.15 km DURATION: 1:01:30
Good Morning Sleepyhead. I have a feeling that Marley was hoping for a rest day, after playing so hard with Huxley yesterday. Come on sunshine, you will feel much better after some exercise🐾. When Marley jumped into the Jeep she was like 'What No Friends or Puppies?? I want to go back to bed!!' Have a couple of treats - Miss M. and let's go somewhere new today. We drove over to Elbow Valley and walked along the ridge. Marley made her feelings on having to move so early (9:15 AM) well known. Then all of a sudden, she saw that green space and 'freedom' ridge and she was a 'Spunky Monkey'. Miss M. I think you were just playing with my head. We did a very respectable 4.15 km this morning. I bet she will be sleeping soon.😍 The Doggy Business Report: 1 poop and 3 pees.
DISTANCE: 4.16 km DURATION: 33:36 Huxley
DISTANCE: 4.38 km DURATION: 1:10:57 Huxley and Marley B.
Huxley's total: 8.54 kms. 1:43 for time.
Huxley came out speeding for his run portion today. I could tell he was excited to see me. Then after our run, off we headed to get his BFF, Marley. Then Hux Pup was really excited. These two are so hilarious to watch 🤪. They checked out where the other one had explored, smelt and of course peed on the exact same spot. They both would have added an additional 1.5 k onto Runkeeper with all the swimming and in and out of the trees. These two are getting so comfortable with each other. When they are checking out a scent, they are crazy glued together. It is my pleasure spending time with these two happy bums. The Doggy Business Report: Huxley had 2.5 poops and many, many pees. Marley had 2 poops and 5 pees.