Photos from a birthday party
Oliver & his brother Piccolo, live across the street. We see these doggies everyday on our walks, and Boogie was invited to Oliver’s birthday party this past Sunday.
I hadn’t planned on bringing Boogie to the party. I was told that there would be 10-20 OFFLEASH dogs – most of whom would be unfamiliar to Boogie – running around a tiny courtyard. There was no way I would feel comfortable in this situation, nor would Boogie. Besides, it wouldn’t be fair to keep Boogie on-leash in a sea of off-leash dogs and there is no way I would let Boogie off-leash in an unfenced area.
We arrived late in the afternoon, at the end of the party when all the big dogs had gone home. There were a few small friendly dogs remaining.
Boogie was very calm, relaxed and sweet. Everyone commented on how “good” he was. The big slice of organic carrot-oats-honey-peanut-butter birthday cake helped, I’m sure.
Boogie says hi to the birthday boy –
*Body language observation: When Boogie greets an unfamiliar dog, his ears are up and his neck is stiff. When he greets a buddy, his ears go back.
Here he is with frosting on his nose.
I MUST get the recipe for this cake. :)