Hot dog

Have you every thought about how difficult it must be to go around wearing a thick woolly sweater all year round?

There you are – one minute playing out in the sunshine with a football…

… and the next minute, you deliberately go off in search of snow in order to cool off!

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36 responses

  1. That’s a dog’s life!

    April 11, 2010 at 05:43

  2. Ugh! A slobber soaked football. Charming!

    April 11, 2010 at 06:09

  3. Cute dog!!

    April 11, 2010 at 06:15

  4. Aww how cute is that!

    April 11, 2010 at 06:46

  5. aww totally adorable!

    April 11, 2010 at 06:50

  6. so, so cute! love the photos:)

    April 11, 2010 at 06:59

  7. I was wondering if you’d ever see bare ground out there! Oscar just wants to make sure he gets a few last rolls in the snow before it’s all gone away.

    April 11, 2010 at 07:40

  8. lilalia

    Do I detect grass on the lawn and depleting layer of snow?

    April 11, 2010 at 07:53

  9. Amy

    Yes, Bently gets so warm when the sun shines right now even though it’s not that warm in temps- can’t imagine how he will be this summer- going to have to get a kiddy pool I think….hahahaha…Oscar has the idea- smart boy!

    April 11, 2010 at 08:41

  10. phew….

    April 11, 2010 at 10:57

  11. I think our cats are just permanently cold….they have spent all winter glued to the radiator (honestly, I swear Gai had steam coming off him) and now that we have some sunshine…they can be found splatted in the patch of sun roasting!!

    C x

    April 11, 2010 at 11:04

  12. So cute and I dare say the woolly fur coat gets boiling hot with only a tongue panting to cool down.
    Lovely photos.

    Nuts in May

    April 11, 2010 at 13:20

  13. So adorable

    April 11, 2010 at 13:47

  14. Di

    April… the month of shedding dog hair EVERYWHERE in my house! By the handsful. Every nook and cranny. Love my dogs. Hate dog hair. They go nuts and get all excited on a cool breezy day since the snow is gone now.

    The Blue Ridge Gal

    April 11, 2010 at 14:02

  15. Yeah, he should definitely never move to Paraguay. There´s no snow to cool off here….:)

    April 11, 2010 at 14:37

  16. Wise boy – he knows how to make himself comfortable.

    April 11, 2010 at 14:56

  17. or just leave your tongue hanging out the side of your mouth and just not worry about it because everyone thinks it is cute anyway? smiles.

    April 11, 2010 at 15:59

  18. That is just too funny!:)
    Cute doggie!!

    April 11, 2010 at 16:26

  19. He is such a fun looking dog!

    April 11, 2010 at 18:20

  20. Our girls are clipped quite short every five weeks or so but I think a lot of the time a dog’s coat acts as a cooling mechanism as well as insulation – I don’t know the science behind it but I’m sure I read it somewhere

    April 11, 2010 at 18:25

  21. With those warming temps, soon your snow will be gone, Fi. Then you will have to fill a plastic pool for the dogs!

    April 11, 2010 at 21:55

  22. Do you ever shave him? We’ve been considering that with Minky this year because the hair is SOOOOOOO plentiful. I hear pros and cons but our area occasionally reaches 115 degrees in the summer. I know I shave myself when this happens.:)

    April 11, 2010 at 22:42

  23. Dodger is in the garage now cooling off on the cool concrete after having a run with a neighbor dog. No snow here right now to cool him down. I love how dogs love balls, big and little ones.

    April 11, 2010 at 23:48

  24. so co0l,love the w0rds

    April 12, 2010 at 01:20

  25. Whoever said only humans could be irrational and inconsistent? Dogs can do just as well if they try!

    April 12, 2010 at 12:39

  26. Oscar is sooooo handsome!

    April 12, 2010 at 13:35

  27. It must be good to be a dog.

    April 12, 2010 at 13:46

  28. That’s how I sometimes feel in California where you can wear a sweater in the morning and a bikini in the afternoon.

    April 12, 2010 at 17:03

  29. I just love these imagesxxgorgeous dog and childxxlynda

    April 12, 2010 at 19:55

  30. kelli

    I’ll take the dog’s life ANYday!!!

    April 12, 2010 at 20:16

  31. I love your dog posts.

    April 12, 2010 at 22:37

  32. What a good life!

    April 12, 2010 at 23:21

  33. Cuteness! It’s hard out here for a dog.

    April 13, 2010 at 04:02

  34. Just stopped by to say thanks for visiting my blog!

    Cute post…my cat is solid black, and when on her brief outside forays in the summer, she heads directly for the shade under the patio umbrella!

    April 13, 2010 at 04:28

  35. Spring sometimes comes to warm and fast when you have fur! Oscar is looking a little thin Lady Fi..should I worry about him? He seems to look really aged lately:(

    April 13, 2010 at 15:14

    • He’s had silver fur since he was two apparently… I’ve cut down on his food but I’ll give him full portions again as others have said he’s looking a bit thin… (Well, he is a bit under the weather after being bitten.)

      April 13, 2010 at 15:22

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