Thursday, March 14, 2013

Running Doods

Guess what we did this morning!!!
We practiced our running - the most ever!
Mom and Dad said we did the best yet!
We went 4 miles, doing a run/walk combination.
The most important thing is to have a loose leash and to stay along side our pawrents when we run.
As you can see, we are getting much better keeping the loose leash!

We ran on the sidewalk just so we could take these photos (we normally run on trail or in the road).  We can't take a picture when we are running "officially".  We started out and went about 1/4 of a mile and then walked a bit, we did that over and over but one time we went a half mile without stopping!  Mom and Dad can easily go a long way without stopping but they want to work up to longer distances with me and Stanley.  They don't want to overwork our muscles/pads too soon.  Sometimes when we do a walking portion it is because they know there are barking dogs up ahead and that me and Stanley will be distracted.  Mom says it is easier to walk through those sections right now.  But, the bestest thing is that they said we are really improving!

Only a few more days until we leave in the little wheelie house!


Murphy



Pee Ess - I want to give a special birthday wish to my sweet girlfriend who turns one today!!

Brontë Doodle - Isn't she beautiful!!!!





23 comments:

  1. Murphy, you sure she's a Doddle, that face looks like a little Scottie got in the way, If she had ears that were shorter and stood up she would almost look like ME! Now how could she not be cute, and MANY, MANY HAPPY BIRTHDAYS!

    Happen running, you guys are aresome on the leash, we are not!

    Your Pals
    Susie & Bites

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  2. Bronte is Beautiful!!! Tell her Happy FURST Birfday from US.

    WOW you doods really Walk and Run like CHAMPIONS!!!!

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  3. HI Murphy, Great job for both of you! I'm so impressed; Hunter has gotten out of practice with his obedience because of being sick but we just went out for a short walk. I definitely have to start working with him again!
    Your girlfriend is so cute-bet you'd look stunning together. I'm excited about your trip because I haven't been to Zion before-can't wait to read about your time there.
    It is so springy here today-love it! Have a great afternoon.
    Hugs, Noreen & Hunter

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  4. Wowsers, she is super cute :) Love those running leads, wez gonna look into getting one for the summer :) xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

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  5. Happy birthday Bronte Doodle. LOL imagine what would happen to my peeps if I saw a cat or even a squirrel? You are gonna get good at this running lark guys. Have a terrific Thursday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  6. What a nice girl friend. We wish her a happy birthday and you happy runs!

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  7. Mom and Pops are buff. Bet they will run longer than you can, BOL.
    Snorts,
    Benny & Lily

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  8. Not only are you online Doodles you are running Doodles!!
    Looking good too all 4 of you!
    Hugs madi your BFFF
    Heading over to wish your beautiful girl a happy bark day

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  9. Oooops we don't see a way to her blog so we'll say
    Happy Happy Barkday Bonte!!
    You are a beauty.
    Hugs Madi

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  10. 4 miles?! Wowee, keep at it guys!! You're going to be running marathons soon enough!! Nice loose leash skills too, especially when going fast!! I bet you can't wait for your Road Trip!!! :-D

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  11. You two are just amazing. MOM says no way could I run with her or with anyone. I would be pulling her where ever I wanted to go. Your little gal there is a beauty.
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  12. Way to go on the running practice with your parents.

    Millie

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  13. Wow you guys are doing pawsome!! you are going to have a great time when you go on your trip!
    hugs
    Bailey, Hazel & Greta

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  14. You are two of active dogs I know. It is so good you have such great and active parents too.

    WE get so much fun seeing all you get to do.

    Love
    bert

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  15. Bronte is beautiful...she looks almost like a scottie in that picture.

    Now, we think you should both be attached to ONE pawrent....then you can control the run and make them keep going.

    XXXOOO Daisy, bella & Roxy

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  16. Uh oh, now there hooked on running. Get ready for a 5k guys.

    ~Randall

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  17. You are doing such a good job outside, you must be very proud of yourselves. Bronte is beautiful.


    Loveys Sasha

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  18. Woowzers! Yous guys is doing well!
    Pretty soon yous is going to be the running dogs!!!!
    Kisses
    Nellie

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  19. Looks like you did a super job on your run! Awesome! AND there is a bonus...more time with Mom and Dad!

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  20. Running sounds like fun... But do you have time to sniffs the peemail while you do it?

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