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Lani
25th July 2009, 11:53 PM
We took Razz & Gemma on a walk today up along the river. This is the same walk we always did with Jewels. It's a really nice walk up along the edge of the Hudson river, with a nice path and plenty of grass and dirt for doggies to sniff. Usually, we see a lot of dogs, but we didn't get quite as far today.

Gemma is just learning to walk, but she did pretty good. She will go 25 feet or so on her own. After that, she needs a little encouragement and then she gets excited, her tail wags, and she is right there with us again! She seemed to really enjoy the path. We ran into some Canadian Geese and the dogs really liked watching them. They let us get REALLY close. One goose gave us the evil eye, but we were very cautious and did not get too close. The dogs had a really good time. We went early in the day, so the sun would not be so hot. It is shaping up to be a warm day in New Jersey!

Oh, you may wonder where Lucky and Sparky were. For this walk, we decided to drop them off at day care for an hour so they could play. They had a blast. Drop-in day care is not very expensive and they get to play and meet new doggies and we got to focus on helping Gemma get used to walking on a leash. She is doing really well!

Without further ado...here are the pics!

Pretty Girl!
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Gemma looking at the river.
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Razzie!
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Look at Me! I pay attention! (Okay, treats were involved...).
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Brother & Sister
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Razz & Gemma watching geese
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Razz & Gemma fascinated by those geese.
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Razz & Gemma relaxing
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Pretty Girl & Geese
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Jasperxxgabby
26th July 2009, 01:29 AM
Oh my, you take amazing walks :), Jasper and Gabby would be green with envy, their walks are not half as exciting.
It is so heartwarming to read Gemma's progress in her new life, she is adorable, I love the one of Razz and her together.
They are all great pics, thanks :)

Chelle & Rex
26th July 2009, 02:22 AM
I'm jealous of the walks nevermind Jasper and Gabby lol!

Gemma is such a cutie, herself and Razz seem to be becming good buddies, so lovely to see

I love the first pic of Gemma with her tongue hanging out!!!!!!!!

Mindysmom
26th July 2009, 03:28 AM
Great pics. It looks like a great day.

Charlotte
26th July 2009, 10:41 AM
Is Gemma a full cavalier king charles spaniel, she reminds of a pug a bit :S

jasperpaw
26th July 2009, 11:44 AM
Lovely photos of Gemma and Razz together and them both stood by the tree looking at the geese, they look like best buddies.:)

tupup
26th July 2009, 12:14 PM
What fab pics of a great walk, she really is gorgeous & great to see them happy together:)
In the pics taken from behind she is identical to our jelly:)

sarahso
26th July 2009, 12:36 PM
she is lovely, looks like you had a great walk

Lani
26th July 2009, 01:45 PM
Thanks everyone, she's such a good girl and really getting along nicely with Razz. They're my sister's dogs and Lynn got Gemma after her other dog Julie died at 15.5 from cancer. I'm really happy she did ... Razz needs a buddy!


Is Gemma a full cavalier king charles spaniel, she reminds of a pug a bit :S

Gemma is not a Cavalier - she's an English Toy Spaniel (AKA: Charlie, or King Charles Spaniel). She's a 2 year old puppy mill rescue. Her coat is shaved short because it was in bad shape from the mill.

chloe92us
29th July 2009, 10:01 PM
Gemma is adorable. I'm so glad she and Razz are hitting it off. They look like they've known each other forever!