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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Canine Wanderings Update

Yes, I know you're all riveted by the newest semi-regular blog feature: Where In Fletcher Is The Pack (Who Let The Dogs Out?).

Kayla's track last night, along with real-time monitoring of Mex, shows there was something interesting at the school.  A little scary to see them out sniffing along School Road, but it's well-lit with security lights, they have reflective collars and there's rarely anybody driving on it that time of night, so I kept my cardiac arrest in check.

Mexico's loop was wider-ranging than his sister's, and he spent significant time in a field ~450 feet to the north of our house, but they clearly stayed together for a good while before Kayla decided it was too cold and headed home.  Neppy, per the usual, came home first and looked like a snowball--he loves to roll around.

I'll be very curious to see how far the Wander Twins go in warmer weather.  I suspect it's further, but perhaps not such a wide range as I once thought.  I still am very surprised that given how long they do stay out they haven't gone even 1/4 mile from home.  Loops, zig zags and time earnestly sniffing in one spot seem to chew up a lot of time.


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we are so getting in trouble for this.

Posted by: ericka | Dec 17, 2009 10:33:11 AM

Are you aware of the book in which the Canine-thropologist followed her dog around on his daily round? the name eludes me at the moment...Elizabeth something?..here it is The Hidden Life of Dogs."

Posted by: woody | Dec 17, 2009 10:36:45 AM

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