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Sumo and friends

This photograph of Sumo really does sum him up.
Paul's energetic three year old Working Cocker Spaniel is full of life and certainly knows how to get along with other dogs - whatever their size.
This is never more apparent than with German Shepherds Inka and Deefa. Despite the size difference, play fighting and chasing after each other never results in anything more terrifying than a freeze framed expression !

Sumo in full flight
Who else better to play with than Inka ..... even if it means leaving the ground to do so.

Sumo makes the most of his short legs !

Meanwhile it's time out for the little dog while sitting next to Deefa, a really beautiful large German Shepherd with a wonderful temperament. 

Deefa and friend

Meanwhile Milo is happy with some water and a stick of any size !

Milo loving life !

"I have to be in the office early today ....... although I can bring my dog".
What a wonderful situation to be in !

The Office





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