Warning: Dogs at play!

During the Christmas break, we looked after Jessie, one of Ruby’s puppies from 2014.

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She and Simmie spent a long time

Chasing each other through frozen, silver grasses.

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After a cold and invigorating swim,

The play continued.

(Can you see the water drops flying through the air?)

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To an outsider, it might have looked

As if they were fighting —

But really it was more like love and frolicking

Between two really good friends.

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74 thoughts on “Warning: Dogs at play!

  1. our cats play that way too … in the beginning it was a bit scary but then we realized they were just having fun … silly boys

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  2. I am a dog lover who unfortunately cannot keep any dogs ( I live in a high rise apartment building and think it is absolutely criminal to keep animals locked in ) and love seeing your dogs having fun!

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  3. Oh Fiona, what a happy set of photographs! I love them all, but the first two of the frozen silver grass are amazing! It almost looks like a special effect. And yes, I could definitely see the water drops flying through the air. GREAT capture!

    Have a super-duper week, my friend!
    X

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  4. Oh, what fun, Fi…for the dogs, for you, for your camera, and then for us!
    I must admit Lindy got herself into my post for OWT this week. Don’t know how she does that!
    Hugs to the dogs from Lindy.
    K

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  5. It makes me smile seeing them play like that ๐Ÿ™‚ Oh wow, they went into the water in that cold? That’s brave ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Great shots of their amazing play time together!
    Happy Tuesday to you! And lots of hugs ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thank you for your kind comment on my gratitude post!
    Beate

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  6. My mother and pup combination…..aka Willow and Molly……play just like that and people sometimes think they’re fighting!! How lovely for you all having such a great visitor ๐Ÿ™‚

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  7. It’s so good to see dogs playing. Our two love chasing round the fields and jumping up on their hind legs “boxing” with each other.

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