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Saturday, June 11, 2011

A Pug Beach Day, Sorta

This morning looked foggy and dreary outside, but I knew it was going to be an exciting day. I was taking the train north about two miles to get to the Montrose Dog Beach to meet two puggies I hadn't met before. I arrived and spotted Michele and Gerry (Tiffy's mom and dad) and met Jami and Shaun (Apollo's mom and dad) and then I got to meet the puggies! Things were chilly and foggy at the dog beach, but the dogs didn't seem to mind. And after a few days of really hot temps, days that were definitely not pug-friendly, this cool day seemed perfect for running.
















The pugs were going in every direction! Tiffy? Apollo? Where are you guys going? Tiffy loved running with the big dogs but would come running to daddy if they scared her a bit. Apollo stayed closer to the people, not running far from his parents.



















Apollo finally sat down to rest for a minute, without other dogs running past and sniffing and barking.

















Tiffy finally got to cuddle a little with her mom after running off on her own with the big dogs. Look at that cute little tongue!

After a while it was time to get out of the wind and the cold and the fog on the beach and get some food! While Apollo had some yummy oatmeal and fruit, Tiffy tried a few sweet potato fries and a piece of banana (though she may have helped Apollo clean his plate, too). What a great day for the puggies -- off leash running, people to meet and greet, and food! Thanks for letting me tag along and meet two wonderful puggies and their parents!

19 comments:

Yoda, Brutus & Ellie said...

What a fun day!! Isn't Apollo such a fun pug - we saw him at meetup last week!!

We need to talk to mom & dad about making a trip to Chicago with us :)

Pugs & Kisses,

Yoda, Brutus & Ellie

Sequoia & Petunia & Emma said...

Ha ha ha I love the picture of the pug butts with them exiting in different directions!

Benny and Lily said...

still looks like a fun day despite the weather. Ahh cute cuddle picture!!
Benny & Lily

Tiffy said...

It was great to finally meet you! Despite the weather I had an excellent day. I am definitely going to have to visit the doggy beach again this summer. I do love running with the big dogs!

Tiffy

Chicas Libelulas said...

Hola Chicos!!!
The weather look grim, but it looks like alot of Fun!!
Bechos
Spongy & Licky

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Oh my gosh,, what a fun day you had! And to meet Tiffy and Apollo!
How special is that?
You captured the most precious photos! Apollo is so handsome, and Tiffy so pretty...
you captured some very special moments,,
the photo of Tiffy and her mom is beautiful.
You always have fun DW..thank you for sharing with us,
love
tweedles

Payton said...

What a great day! I bet it was a nice relief from all of this nasty hot weather. I went to that beach once, but I didn't like the moving water very much. Here's to more fun days at the beach for you guys!
Love,
Payton

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

What a fun day for the pugs and you! We would love to go to a beach. Since you seem to love those pugs, you should take a peek at this adorable video:

http://www.lifewithdogs.tv/2011/06/the-pug-head-tilt/

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Archie and Melissa said...

oh dw!
what a wonderful day you all had!
thank you so much for sharing it with us!
xoxox
a & m

Tessa the Maltese said...

Hey DW! Sure does look cool and down right chilly there at the beach! Sure looks like you had loads of FUN!

woos, Tessa

Southern Fried Pugs said...

Thank you for your prayers for Petunia. She did really well during surgery and is feeling pretty good now.

Oskar said...

It sounds like a pawsome day!

Nubbin wiggles,
Oskar

Sugar the Golden Retriever said...

Woof! Woof! Great meet-up. Did not realized that Montrose beach allowed dogs. Due to my allergies, I am not allowed to go n play/swim to the beach/lake. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

Tweedles -- that's me said...

DW, i wanted to tell you that the comment you left on Kim at Golden Pines,,, was so beautiful and loving.
love
tweedles

Maddy and Owen said...

What a nice day :)
Wags,
Maddy and Owen

Hank said...

What fun! That's a great pic of Michelle and Tiffy, too!

Thank you for your kind words on our blog this morning.

Hugs -

Sarah

Dana Orsborn said...

What a fun beach adventure!
Apollo and Tiffy are too cute!

-Dana & Daisy

Dutch the Pug said...

Wow beach days are awesome! Great pics!

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