Roxie Update – August (5 months)

Roxie continues her “slow” growth curve. ¬†Having had two males as a guide (Rusty and Casey), we’re not used to the growth curve of a female Golden. ¬†She’s half the weight of what Rusty was at this age (5 mo), and not much better compared to Casey. ¬†But it’s all been length – she’s getting close to Luna’s length. ¬†Once she fills out, Luna won’t be able to bully her around as easily! ¬†She’s handling the dog park visits very well. ¬†Halfway through her intermediate puppy training class, she’s turning out to be a really smart (and somewhat stubborn) golden. ¬†What a combination!

Roxie Aug 2013

Roxie Aug 2013

Roxie Aug 2013

Roxie Aug 2013

Roxie Aug 2013

Roxie Aug 2013

Roxie Aug 2013

Roxie Aug 2013

More on Smugmug — ¬†http://nakagawa-west.smugmug.com/Family/2013-August-Pics

First trip to the “1000 acre Dog Park…”

Margo found a description to the largest off-leash dog park in Portland Рthe Sandy River Delta park in Troutdale.  So we checked it out.  If there was any doubt that Luna is or is not a water dog, those doubts are put to bed.  She was all into the water Рfirst thing she did was dove in!  And Bailey turned into a mud-covered mess by the time all was done.

More pictures on Smugmug:  http://nakagawa-west.smugmug.com/Family/2013-Sandy-River-Dog-Park

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The first of many mudpools on the way to the river.