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Reluctant dog...

Monday, May 20, 2013

It was in the mid 80s today. Too hot by Cooper's standards. I got him to walk this morning, but this afternoon was a whole other story. Pup did not want to go any further than around the block. So, I pampered the pup, and took him for short walks. I did do a little walking without the dog though, because I was not satisfied with going around the block a couple of times.

I had a lovely visit with my aunt this evening. I don't see her all that often, as she is a very busy person. So it was nice to get a chance to chat with her. I walked Cooper over to her house, and stayed for about half an hour.

Tomorrow I have two medical appointments and some errands to run, so the exercise will have to take a back seat. I will still get in my two hours, but I might not get in much more than that. Cooper is going to my parents' for the afternoon, so I don't have to put him in his crate for all that time. One of my appointments is my annual physical, I hope the doctor is impressed with the progress I have made with my weight. I had a bunch of blood tests done about a month ago, so I will get those results back tomorrow. Hoping everything turns out well.

I hope Cooper will walk tomorrow morning!
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DESERTDREAMERS 5/22/2013 4:43PM

    Yesterday it was a bit warm - I tried to have the pups walk on the grassy & sandy areas instead of the black pavement path - you would have thought I told them to fly to the moon. I have spoiled city dogs. Dirt in my toes? You must be mad!

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KARIDIAN1 5/21/2013 11:19PM

    At least you aren't getting rain every day like we seem to be lately.

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OPTIMIST1948 5/21/2013 9:39PM

    I think you aer the person your doctor should put on posters! You should be a motivation to everyone in the real world as you are to us virtual friends!

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PEPPYPATTI 5/21/2013 5:42PM

    My dogs get temperamental in the heat as well! Best of luck to you on your DR visits!


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FARRAH511 5/21/2013 11:57AM

    Good luck, I know everything will be more than good...

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BIGPAWSUP 5/21/2013 10:44AM

    I'm hoping you have a wonderful physical! You've earned good news from the doc!

Gypsy and Cooper are in the same boat. She laid her big butt down last night when I turned towards the walking path. I had to take her home and just go out with Tazzy. DOGS! emoticon

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LGAR519 5/21/2013 8:05AM

    Good for Cooper, putting his Paw down. Lol. Hope your check up is good.

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DOGLADY13 5/21/2013 6:39AM

    Your doctor should erect a monument in your honor as a testimony to hard work, good nutrition and consistent exercise.

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GINILEE4 5/21/2013 4:44AM

   
LOL My dog won't walk when it is hot or raining so I understand Cooper not wanting to walk in the heat. As the warm weather is back, you may have to only walk him morning and evening. I am glad you got to see your Aunt. None of mine live near enough to visit. Have a wonderful day,


Gini

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BONNIEMARGAY 5/21/2013 3:28AM

    Thanks for paying attention to your pup. They can't really tell you that the heat makes them feel sick or they have a headache today unless you are listening.

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COLLEENROSTE 5/21/2013 2:27AM

    hope all goes well with your appointments, as for the pup , well...walking in the cool of the morning and the evening might get the best cooperation , at least he is a willing companion most of the time

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COCK-ROBIN 5/21/2013 1:13AM

    I hope it goes well for you.

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WIO_ALISA 5/21/2013 12:55AM

    Good luck with the doctor's appointment. I am sure he'll be proud of all you've accomplished.

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GOING-STRONG 5/20/2013 10:49PM

    Looking forward to hearing what your Doctor has to say... I'm sure he will be very proud of you!

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WALLAHALLA 5/20/2013 10:47PM

    Good luck with the doc.

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