Going, going . . .

Our day started out rainy and foggy, but ended up a beautiful, cool fall day.  So, of course, we went hiking.  Since the mountains are crawling with tourists looking at the leaves (they are beautiful this weekend), we picked some of the more out of the way trails.  Here is one of the fire roads we hiked today:

Frying Pan Fire Road

After a great day of hiking, the dogs are tired and relaxed.  Here is Cheoah resting in her crate as Rusty begins the tedious work of trying to find just the right place to take a nap in the background.

Cheoah in crate 1

You can see her right eye and how clear it is looking, so the eye infection appears to be clearing well.  Last week, both her eye and the skin around her eye were red.  But that is your only chance to see her eye, because Cheoah is fading rapidly (but Rusty is still working for the right napping spot):

Cheoah in crate 2

And, finally, the battle is over and her eyes close.  Cheoah asleep – always makes for a quieter ride home (Rusty, however, is still working on the perfect nap):

Cheoah in crate 3


  1. Steve and Kat on October 17, 2008 at 2:30 pm

    I’m glad Cheoah’s eye is better. That bed looks mighty comfy in her crate!


  2. Thor and Marco Polo on October 13, 2008 at 9:17 am


    It was a GREAT weekend for hiking! We don’t know why you try and stay away from the tourists? They might have
    great treats hidden in their pockets! Yesterday, we saw a human riding his bike with his fur-kid sitting on his head!
    We wanted Mom to carry us but she said Nope!
    Thor and Marco Polo

  3. Biloxi on October 12, 2008 at 5:36 pm

    Woo have bea-woo-tiful hiking trails. Any deer or squirrels to catch your interest?
    Bets you get lots of attention from them thar too-rists.

    Husky kisses,

  4. Desert Pups on October 12, 2008 at 10:49 am

    Woof Herd

    Mom wants to know do you run into a lot of tourists when you’re hiking? Do
    they freak out when they see this huge pack of dogs coming at them? You pups
    could have a lot of fun with that. Anyway, our Aunt Sarah is headed to the
    Parkway next week. She’s taking a few days off to enjoy the fall colors.

    Desert Pups

  5. Khyra on October 11, 2008 at 9:24 pm


    That soooooo looks like FUN!!


  6. The OP Pack on October 11, 2008 at 8:32 pm

    That looks like a great trail. Do you run into very many critters along the way?

    Happy resting.

    Woos and wags, the OP Pack

  7. Kayla and Maebe on October 11, 2008 at 8:14 pm

    A furry nice day for a hike! Glad to hear Cheoah’s eye is getting better. Is Rusty still working for that perfect spot?

    WOOOOO woo rar rar rar,
    Kayla and Maebe

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