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The Big Wide World

Introducing a young dog to the "big wide world" brings benefits which can last a lifetime. 
An array of different objects coupled with a multitude of noises and smells allows the the pup to become familiar with many things and initial fears give way to confidence, resulting in a happy dog and a relaxed owner holding the lead.
Here a calm Evie and Mick, aged 5 months, meet anything and everything as they negotiate once more everything dog friendly Keswick has to put in their way. 

Evie and Mick
Lily the French Bulldog who's in for residential training is really making progress and is now off lead and coming to the recall. Hopefully the next pic will feature both her and sister Penny sitting on my lawn or field, free of any lead.
Lily deep in concentration
I think we can forget about harvesting this field for now. The recent heavy rain brought about flooding and the depth was actually greater than the photograph shows .... and all this in mid August !
Forget your boots - try and find your waders
While some dogs love water, others enjoy running in it but not getting it in their eyes. 
German Shepherd Romy can't run fast enough while Bert .....
German Shepherd Romy
.... poor Bert. He has to close his eyes !
Bert - hoping the coast is clear !





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