Yesterday was beach day at Wild Dingo. In the 2 years I've had the beasts, I don't know why I have not done anything remotely beach-fun oriented with them. Oh, yeah, I forgot. The cracker.
I've been wanting to go to a dog friendly beach for a while now to see how they'd like the ocean. But I've been chicken, knowing that Loki is, um, well, you know. A few weeks ago, Mr. Wild Dingo and I took them to Lighthouse beach in Santa Cruz and let them off leash. They had a blast. So I took them back again.
"Daddy-O, whatchya scardy-cat of a little salt water? Come boogie board with me!"
"No way princess! I don't want to ruin my goth mani-pedi!"
Lighthouse Beach is a very tiny beach that allows dogs off-leash. I've been reluctant to take them because I've heard it was crowded. Even in the middle of a work day (sorry all you nine-to-fivers), there were a handful of dogs there.
Check out the people in the background. Loki pretty much garners this kind attention anywhere he goes. I have no idea why.
Honestly, I have NO idea why people gawk.
"Princess, look at this little fella askin' for an invitation to smack down!"
"Catch me if you can, ruffians!"
"Princess, are we gonna take that kind of smack-talk?"
"Shut your yapper Big Boy! The game is on!"
"Come here little fella! Don't start somethin' you can't finish!"
Juno has been hanging around Loki far too long. Look at the cracker face on her below.
"I wanna smack that little fella down so bad, I can taste it!"
"We got him cornered Princess!"
"Darn it, saved by the water! Princess! Step AWAAAY from the water! You'll melt! Remember you're made of sugar!"
"Nonsense! I am husky! I am super-strong! Nothing can stop me! Ooooo....that water sure tickles! teee-heee..."
Will the confectionary-filled Husky take a chance and dive into the ocean?
What about the cracked-out German Shepherd Formosan Dog? Will his manicure be ruined forever from the harsh, open elements of salt water?
Who else will these two encounter? Friends or Foe?
...Stay tuned this week for another episode of Beach Bums!