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Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Motion.”

Must. Sniff. Everything.


A typical beagle walk is always described as: nose to the ground, and sniff as many things as possible in one single walk!

Sometimes, if you get lucky, you might even find a discarded piece of rotten but edible morsel lying on the ground just waiting, no, calling out to be picked up and chomped on.  But all must be done with careful caution that the human doesn’t see it!

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Salvador

My human found Salvador at a curious corner in a bookshop. Of all places.

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He was on sale with a huge discount and had a retractable body that came with his ridiculously large goofy head. He’s supposed to make a very good fetch toy.

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Unfortunately for him, I prefer to tug at his head.

Poor Salvador, another ploy my human thought she could use to get some peace to eat her takeout dinner.

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No one fools the beagle. I’m just gonna sit here and stare.

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My Kong collection

My humans always thought that Kong toys are the most durable dog toys in the world. Well, not for a beagle! At least, not all of them.

Over the past 2 years I’ve collected (and destroyed) quite a number of Kong toys.

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This is my Kong collection 🙂

And my thoughts on which Kong I think is the best…..

No. 10: Puppy teething stick

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My first kong ever! As you can see, it’s all chewed up and brittle….. my humans stopped giving me this once I grew my big, sharp teeth 😀

No. 9: Braidz

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My monkey braidz….. It took me a few minutes to sever its arm…..

No. 8: Pet stix

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Pet stix….. its seams exploded after a few days…..

No. 7: Squiggles

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My humans only let me play with it for a limited time only each day…. so it took me a couple of weeks to chew off an ear and tear a large hole in its neck. I love this toy because it stretches and squeaks a lot!

No. 6: Air dog

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Its skin is all chewed up and fuzzy. I love tennis balls, so I love this toy too. 🙂

No. 5: Wubba

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My wubba…. well, the picture tells a thousand words….. I love the shaking and squeaking and most of all, chewing the tails off…..

No. 4: Wobbler

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The wobbler….. full of scratches from my teeth and from dragging it all over the floor. I got the treats out easily by pushing it into a corner, holding it with one paw and using the other paw to twist it open. No challenge at all.

No. 3, 2 & 1! Kong extremes

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By far, these are the most durable Kongs I ever had and the only ones I get to lay my paws and teeth on every day. My humans stuff yummy treats in it and the hard rubber ball is the only ball that I haven’t been able to destroy……yet. I’ve been chewing on the Kong extreme and Extreme Goodie Bone for 2 years and they have only suffered minor scratches.

Best of all, I love my Kong ball. I make my humans play with me until they get so sick of throwing the ball or tugging it from my mouth or having to constantly retrieve it from under the sofa because I would deliberately push it underneath for fun and then bark at them.

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Play with me!

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My sister Spring, being all stuck up and refusing to play with me…. 😦

So my verdict: all the kong toys are super fun to play with, but only the extreme rubber toys can withstand a beagle!

I would love very much to get my
paws on a Kong shakers, but unfortunately it’s a new product which might take months to be available here…… and my humans say I’m a spoilt dog with far too many toys! A dog can never have far too many toys!

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Hotter days

The weather has been really hot and dry lately with no rain at all! I enjoy my morning walks, but evening walks can be a pain nowadays. The roads are scorching hot even until late in the evening. My paws are all dry, cracked and coarse 😦

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Dried leaves scattered all over the sidewalks and roads….. They are pretty fun to trample on!

I am currently transitioning from Canine Caviar Special Needs Dinner to Taste of the Wild Pacific Stream. My humans have been putting me on a very strict diet and going all stingy with the treats. Sometimes they have their mouth watering breakfast in front of me without even offering me a small tiny bite. So I do my best to extort what I can.

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Stop right there and hand me the bacon!

Unfortunately, my humans are dead serious about the diet this time 😦

It’s okay. My human grandfather still gives in to my demands whenever I act all cute and lovey dovey.

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What an easy target.

The hot weather also makes me very tired and lazy.

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This is how I love to spend my afternoons. With the air-conditioning on.

Hope it rains pretty soon or my humans are gonna make me do a silly little rain dance!

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Meeting old friends

There was quite a crowd at the dog park today. I met my old friend Kaiser!

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Kaiser goes for day care and boarding at the same place I go to.

He is a very friendly but extremely shy and clingy germen shepherd who gets insecure and depressed when he’s away from his human….even though she is just a few meters away!

I love to play with him but he doesn’t care much about me….especially when he’s busy worrying about being away from his human. But isn’t he such a handsome boy? 😀

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Doing a bit of sniffing and snooping around before I go play.

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Meeting my new friends. Spring is on leash because she still can’t be trusted around other dogs.

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The brown tall dog is my old friend too, Molly! And the black and brown girl with the green collar is her sister Monday.

Soon play time’s up and here comes shower time….. I hate shower time! Wish my humans would let me play a little longer…..

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Daddy giving me a bath….

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I think I’d rather have mud on my belly and paws…..

All that playing and running around makes me so tired…..

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Zzzz……

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