dateline: Jackson Center, Ohio
A new feature in the cascade of events for this unique rally; an hour for dogs to share their owners with other owners. The owners, far more discreet than their beloved pets, are content to ‘talk’ without resorting to the mandatory sniffing of each other’s private parts. Maybe next year.
Dozens of high-end breeds; dachshund, weimaraner, beagles, greyhounds, Scotties…..and a crowd favorite, the bulldog on the skateboard. Boogeying down Bambi Lane.
Some fast, aloof, intelligent, powerful, miniscule, or alert, and others, rescue dogs like our Jack, the result of hasty, unplanned dog sex. A dog’s eye view of the party.
Jack is considering accepting donations for his favorite cause, a national system to counter the dreaded wave of kanine kidnappings (think amber alert). Seen below maintaining a vigil by his box trailer, to discuss strategy with other potential victims.
Among the dogs, few disappointments other than the absence of the corgi, favorite of writers, Graham Mackintosh (Pili) and A/S Life’s own Bill Doyle (Tasha). However an unconfirmed rumor, started by a Welsh Terrier of ill repute, speculated that the lady below was planning to attend Alumapalooza IV in 2013.
Also, missing, not a single Lassie, as seen in this low-res file photo from 1955.
Lynn and I plan to adopt a collie puppy this year, a female, and we’ll name her Melon. Like the movies of her forbearers, she will become melon collie and that will be sad.
Bill D. says
From Yappy Hour to Melon Collie, thank you for sharing with us a dog’s eye view of the party.
I was 7 years old when “Lassie” the television series debuted in 1954 and my father got me my first dog, a collie, that I named Lassie.
Now for more melon collie (in the spirit of General Douglas MacArthur), old dogs never die; they just fade away: