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Meet Rigby

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

No, he's not mine! I wish. He is the sweetest dog in the whole world! He is, however, my temporary walking/running buddy.

Ya see, his owner works nextdoor to my mum, and she is super busy so I've offered to take Rigby for a walk most days during the school holidays. Rigby's owner jumped at my offer and I am welcome to come and get him anytime, for as long as I want. The only catch is that Rigby isn't leash trained. So today we worked on actually walking on the leash. He got quite good by the end of it. He was actually better when we were jogging, I think because we were going too fast for him to suddenly stop and sniff.

I'll go and get him as often as I can and take him for runs. He is still a puppy and FULL of energy, so running around the block a few times will do him good. He is such a sweet boy! I loved spending time with him today, and can't wait to go back and get him tomorrow!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SDANLSON 7/19/2013 11:40AM

  The other advantage for the puppy and his owner is that if he gets lots of exercise he will be too tired to get into as much boredom inspired destructive activities that can be seen in some dogs. It will also help prevent health problems that can occur in overweight dogs if it is kept up.

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ROSINVN 7/19/2013 12:24AM

    Great running companion. wonderful win-win situation.

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REGILIEH 7/17/2013 7:44PM

    DARLING!!! ADORABLE!!! Lucky you!

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LIVEDAILY 7/17/2013 6:01PM

    omg...he is ADORABLE!! How lucky for you both!! You now have someone to go with every day for your run, you're training him on a lead, and you're both getting fresh air and exercise.

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BARCLE 7/17/2013 5:56PM

    emoticon what a cutie and yay for school holidays. Hope you guys have some of the lovely sunshine we've got down here emoticon

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PHEBESS 7/17/2013 10:01AM

    Gorgeous jogging partner!

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CARLA-216 7/17/2013 9:08AM

    What a cutie! He's a lucky dog to have you help burn up some energy and leash train him.

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_LINDA 7/17/2013 8:12AM

    Awww, what a sweetie! That is fantastic you get to enjoy a fur baby's company and help his owner out exercising him and yourself!

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ADARKARA 7/17/2013 7:49AM

    he's soooo cute!!! I love my dog but he's not very good for long walks or even short ones in the hotter months. He gets overheated easily. Have fun!

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JSTETSER 7/17/2013 5:50AM

    What a great deal! You have a part-time dog, and Rugby has a part-time running partner!

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RASPBERRY56 7/17/2013 4:37AM

    Hey, Rigby!

You're truly an angel to help others in their time of need - and both you and Rigby get needed exercise!

A true "win-win" situation in every sense of the word - gotta love that!


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SPARKCHANTAL 7/17/2013 4:11AM

    hello rigby, nice to meet you!

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MSELEANOR1957 7/17/2013 2:04AM

    He's beautiful!

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