You Are Getting Sleepy


Think you can keep those blue eyes open after a day of hiking, Rusty?


You are getting sleepy.  Your eyes are closing.


You feel yourself drifting to sleep.


You are asleep.


  1. Steve & Kat on December 20, 2009 at 11:17 pm

    Maybe Rusty was trying to hypnotize you.


  2. Velcro on December 8, 2009 at 12:12 am

    isn’t napping after playtime/hikes/runs just the best!!!!



  3. Norwood on December 7, 2009 at 11:33 pm

    I’m not fooled. I know you have an On and Off switch like me. I bet if I pick up your leash.. you’d be wide awake and ready to go.

  4. Holly and Khady on December 7, 2009 at 10:35 pm

    Napping is my most favorite thing to do! At least you earned it!


  5. the Army of Four on December 7, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    Rusty…. Rusty, I’m getting sleepy just looking at you!
    Play bows,

  6. Mochi on December 7, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    You’re making me sleepy too! 🙂


  7. Huffle Mawson on December 7, 2009 at 6:29 pm

    Damn. Now I need a nap.

    Huffle Mawson

  8. Clive on December 7, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    Hope you had a great sleep!

    lots of woofs

  9. gus, louie and callie on December 7, 2009 at 5:05 pm

    Mom is going to be so proud of you. A sleepy dog is a great dog…

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  10. Wild Dingo on December 7, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    Rusty, are you gonna take that teasing lying down? oh, I guess the answer to that is ‘yes.’
    wild dingo

  11. Stella on December 7, 2009 at 12:33 pm

    Rusty, a family member always likes to say when he assumes this head up, eyes closed posture that he is only “resting his eyes” and not sleeping!

    That could be what you were doing.


  12. MAXDOG on December 7, 2009 at 11:15 am

    Feeling a little woosy myself….zzzzz

  13. Denns the Vizsla on December 7, 2009 at 10:48 am

    Ah, another example of the “hikenosis” phenomenon!

  14. Khyra on December 7, 2009 at 10:09 am

    A perfekht way to rekhover fur more fun and games!

    Khyra & Khousin Merdie

  15. KB on December 7, 2009 at 9:04 am

    Great series of photos! I laugh every time my dogs fall asleep with their heads still held high. But, with Rusty’s handsome blue eyes, it’s an even greater sight!

    Rusty must have had a fun hike in the snow. I hope that you got more. I’d be very glad to send you some our winter weather. It’s -7F and snowing here this morning. That’s a bit extreme for me, and there’s no end in sight.

  16. The OP Pack on December 7, 2009 at 8:11 am

    Awww, go ahead, Rusty. Put your head down and have some sweet dreams – it won’t be long and it will be time for another hike.

    Woos, Phantom and Thunder

  17. Bentley on December 7, 2009 at 6:17 am

    A hike, a nap…if you got supper after getting home, it sounds like a perfect day.

  18. Martha & Bailey on December 7, 2009 at 6:12 am

    We are asleep just watching those pics!!! Very hypnotic blue eyes you have there.
    Happy Monday xxx

  19. The_Dogfather on December 7, 2009 at 3:25 am

    you are asleep……deeply asleep… hand over all your treats…..go back to sleep…..zzzz

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