Thursday, November 1, 2007

Happy Halloween & other terrifying photography.

A while back I took the dogs for a run, and having left their 'proper' leads in D's car, I grabbed two random ones from our pile of dog related stuff (think jumpers, wet weather coats, collars, check chains, leashes, treats, toys etc. They nearly have more crap that I do, and that takes some doing).
As we were happily walking along, they started getting a bit excited at the prospect of frolicking in mud and their usual shenanigans off leash, and started pulling. A lot. My usual method of controlling this is yanking firmly on their leads and stopping, and starting again in a heel. As I launched my arm back to give their leash a tug - they both snapped. Both! I don't know whether this is showcasing my stellar strength, their thick necks, or dodgy Made In China products.
So, being the genius child I am and muttering something about being "worthless youth of today" I constructed a makeshift leash for them both from the remnants of the two leashes. It actually worked suprisingly well, although it was slightly difficult to get them unclipped in a hurry. Here it is.

I needn't have bothered. This was the first warm(ish) day we'd had, and apparently they weren't too impressed with our strenuous exercise.

And of course, I can't go past Halloween without sharing another episode of the cruelty I inflict on my children.

Isn't she just precious?

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