Your dog has it's own pillow to bring along? I often wonder who's training who? Funny how they always know when someone in the family will be home soon, or we're going camping, so I should bring my FAVORITE toy along.....
And yes, my secret is out. Me 'n my teddy, oh yeah, and THEO have put on many miles together.
Please don't tell anyone. They all think it's HIS security blanket/er, Teddy Bear.
And what does he use for a pillow? Why ME, of course!
THEO the homestead/family dog has that serious look because he knows something's up. Like "Let's go, already. I got work to do!"
Yes, he does carry his own food, water, treats, dog toys and a snake bite kit in his backpack.
He is 5 months old here, and almost 70 pounds, so I think he might be a bit "much" for a lap dog.
Being a Shepherd/Malamute mix, he has the bloodlines of both a working dog and a sled dog. So of course he is in training to pull a work cart behind him. You don't really expect me to carry all that firewood by myself now, do you? Besides, a dog like him needs to feel "useful" with a job. It's in his genes.
I don't think he needs his own tent. As he gets older and stronger he's part of the night "defense" team, and I'd rather keep him close.
And yes, with all this work and training, he is STILL my little puppy to snuggle with.....
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