Stop and Smell


Qannik – Sometimes you need to focus on getting down the trail


Other times you should take the time to smell the, uh, trees


Our best guess? The horses that use this trail brush up against these branches.


  1. the Army of Four on December 1, 2009 at 11:48 am

    I’d expect that more out of Rusty. Mostly because I’d expect that out of my Zimmie.
    Tail wags,

  2. Denns the Vizsla on December 1, 2009 at 10:50 am

    Smells like My Friend Flicka …

  3. Life With Dogs on November 30, 2009 at 11:58 pm

    Perhaps a Great Dane walked the trail and left a message…

  4. Norwood on November 30, 2009 at 10:30 pm

    Yep, lead your sniffer lead the way..

  5. gus, louie and callie on November 30, 2009 at 5:59 pm

    Yepper that is what pups are best at.. Sniffering… hehe

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  6. Mr Koda MD on November 30, 2009 at 5:45 pm

    Snifferoonies never go astray

  7. Huffle Mawson on November 30, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    You just never know who could have left some mail for Qannik there. Do you have pandas? They leave messages up that high.

    Huffle Mawson

  8. Stella on November 30, 2009 at 4:58 pm

    As I said in my blog today, I love to sniff pickup Truck tires! My Mom gets all upset because she wants to move along,but its almost always a wonderful smell. I never go after automobile tires, just pickups, so I think maybe I was a country dog at one time. I try to pull my Mom over to sniff the tires, but she says NO! I just don’t get it, who wouldn’t want that great smell?

  9. Mochi on November 30, 2009 at 3:30 pm

    Nothing wrong with sniffing the trees. 🙂

    I can’t wait to see what Juno has planned!


  10. Bentley on November 30, 2009 at 3:11 pm

    Sniffing? That’s what I love to do! Glad you guys take time to stop and sniff too!

  11. Clive on November 30, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    Nothing as satisfying as a good ‘sniff’!

    love and woofs

  12. The OP Pack on November 30, 2009 at 2:05 pm

    Good sniffing there, Qannik. While we were walking the other day, Thunder walked almost a whole block with his nose pointed straight up watching the birds on the overhead lines – too bad the Momster didn’t have her flashy box.

    Woos, the OP Pack

  13. Twinkietinydog on November 30, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    Did somebody say “horses”? I love those beautiful creatures. I visit a barn frequently and sometimes I even go riding. I can even ride bareback! I love hiking too. Mama hates to walk us in the street, because one time my sissy, Linguini, was attacked by two dogs, so we mostly go on hikes, since we live on a mountain. Looks like you enjoyed your hike, Qannik 🙂

  14. Khyra on November 30, 2009 at 10:38 am

    Our noses know!

    PeeEssWoo: RutRoh – JBJ has thrown down the one of her poodle leg gauntlets!

  15. KB on November 30, 2009 at 8:43 am

    One of the things that I love about hiking with dogs is that their noses pick up on things that we can’t possibly perceive. It often leads me to investigate to find a visual clue… Before my back problems stopped me, I did wilderness search and rescue with my dog. It was the most amazing experience to see her pick up on a lost person’s scent almost a mile away (if the wind was right). My only job was to learn to ‘read’ her so that I’d know that she was onto something and didn’t lead her astray.

    Love the hike photos. Glad that the herd is doing well!

  16. Wild Dingo on November 30, 2009 at 2:49 am

    yes, but does he have any leaves attached to his jodhpurs? Enquiring sibes want to know!

    wild dingo

    PeeEssWoo: don’t think you all laughing at Juno’s shaving job has gone unnoticed. She is plotting her revenge. It will be sweet. It will be served as sibes serve it best: COLD! boooowhahahahahaha! 😉

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