One of the best parts about playing in the snow is...
there's always a nice, cold, hydrating snack at your feet.
I think Lassie was snacking on something more than just snow. Just look at the way he closed his eyes all dreamily. Plus he worked rather hard to get to whatever it was he was eating. I'm pretty sure it was a dog biscuit that I had dropped in the snow a few days before. Nothing like a frozen cookie!
These two love everything about snow, including the taste. Lassie and Petal run around, having fun, being crazy, then they'll stop for a lovely snow snack.
In our previous neighborhood we had a neighbor with a Collie (funny story actually, that poor lady was told that what she had was a Shetland Sheepdog puppy (I have no idea where she got her puppy or who told her this), I tried to tell her that I was pretty sure he was a Collie, but I was only 11 or 12, so she just smiled and said, "No, he's a Shetland Sheepdog. They look like mini Collies." Well guess what? Cole The Shetland Sheepdog grew to be Cole The Collie, lucky for him his owners loved and adored him all the same) who loved snow so much that his owner would open the back door and scoop some snow up in a stainless steel bowl so he could eat it while lying on the kitchen floor.
For those of you who get snow, do your dogs enjoy eating it?
For those of you who don't get snow, what's the strangest thing your dog enjoys eating?
Labels: collies, eating snow, lassie, petal, snow