Snow makes an excellent snack

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One of the best parts about playing in the snow is...

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there's always a nice, cold, hydrating snack at your feet.

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Mmm. 

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?

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Two Collies and a Mutt: Snow makes an excellent snack

1.15.2013

Snow makes an excellent snack

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One of the best parts about playing in the snow is...

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there's always a nice, cold, hydrating snack at your feet.

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Mmm. 

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?

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4 Comments:

At January 15, 2013 at 4:59 PM , Blogger Carly said...

Sailor's not exactly a snow eater, but he does love a good snowball thrown at him. He thinks they're like regular balls and tries to catch them. Never mind that they always explode, he constantly begs for more snow balls to be thrown.
Next time it snows, I am DEFINITELY going to try to scoop up some snow in a bowl and feed it to him, baha. I think he might actually enjoy that!

 
At January 15, 2013 at 5:19 PM , Blogger Nola said...

So cute! Nola is a pretty good dog and doesn't eat things that aren't food, but she quite likes crab shells at the beach
Nola's mom

 
At January 16, 2013 at 8:49 AM , Blogger Pauley James said...

Pauley loves to eat snow, but he does not look half as pretty doing it :)

 
At January 18, 2013 at 12:40 AM , OpenID pmexblog said...

Bailey & TeKeela love eating snow too!
Loved your pictures.

 

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