Archive for July, 2011by Northernmost on July 15, 2011 in Daily life, Leia, Thunder, Tuisku with No Comments
Tuisku, Leia and Thunder came along for a quick swim at midnight. The ocean was quiet and the beautiful sunset reflected on the water, creating endless hues of pink, lilac, yellow and blue. Being by the sea evokes the same sense of freedom as I experience in the mountains – and both places create a big calm.
Unlike many Malamute owners, I love summer as much as I love winter. Every season has something to offer and I believe our dogs are just as happy now as they are in midwinter. It’s not the weather or temperature that is important – it’s the magic moments they share with their buddies and with us.
Some new photos of our Leia Bear, at 6.5 years of age. Leia loves to play fetch with her toys and is a reliable retriever in water too. This summer we’ve spent a lot of time on the beach with our Mals, going there in the afternoon when most people have already returned home. After spaying, Leia has grown a big coat that easily gets tangled when wet. So after every visit to the ocean we make sure to carefully wash and dry her coat. It’s hard work, but worth it, since Leia has so much fun on the beach