Before returning home to Pittsburgh we lived in a mountain community in the Pocono Mountains. Our current dog is not well socialized yet and doesn’t do well at dog parks. But Shadow knew how to play and he would play with Bandit until they both fell over exhausted. I miss the show these two would put on and never once hurt each other.
Bandit was one of the few dogs that really could give our dog Shadow a good work out. He is was a beautiful Husky rescue that would play with Shadow until they were both exhausted laying on the ground rolling in the dirt. He looks vicious here but all the times they wrestled with each other neither dog was ever hurt.
I had never been to Chicago’s Millennium Park in the Summer before and I had only seen the Mosaic “talking” heads in the cold weather. I had no idea it was a fountain. We wandered over there after lunch and hours spent at the Art Institute Museum. I was watching the kids playing in the water when all of sudden this happened and the talking head turned in to a super gobber!
Some folks just can’t handle the action at the dog park. They see these two at play and get tense and nervous. Sometimes people would drive in, see these two and turn around and leave. Shadow and Bandit would play like this until exhausted and then they would collapse next to each other and pant. They both needed the workout but if you didn’t know better you might think this is a dog fight instead of best buddies.
Watching seals play and fight is just like watching a dog fight. It does smell quite different though. This was captured in Monterrey California at a public pier in the mid 90’s. The seals were all over the boats and pier and that day I was glad I was not a boat owner. There were hundreds of seals, thousands of barks and groans and oh that smell!
Whenever we travel on vacation we miss our dog so we tend to glom on to other peoples dogs. These two were playing on the beach at Kaanapali beach in Maui near a Maui Family Sunday Picnic. Making friends with the dogs got us invited to the picnic. Got to love the friendliness of the Hawaiian people. You can see other animal images at my Animals and Flowers Gallery by clicking here.