Rusty at the Beach

Like he does with everything else in life, Rusty turns going to the beach into his own game.  Hope you all enjoy watching Rusty at the beach as much as he enjoys being there (or, frankly, anywhere else).

Doing a little digging

Walking on the wet sand

Watching the wave come in

Don’t let the wave touch your feety-feet though

And chasing that mean wave back to where it belongs

And, of course, play bows while on the drop line at the campsite.


  1. Steve & Kat on January 1, 2010 at 3:06 pm

    Someday I’m going to go to the beach because all that digging looks F-U-N!!


  2. Maxx on December 28, 2009 at 9:41 pm

    Hey there Rusty!!
    Me luv the beach too!
    Yup i agree with Zim, we’d be creating a SUPER SIBES SCENE together at the beach!


  3. the Army of Four on December 28, 2009 at 8:34 pm

    Nothing Rusty does strikes me as unusual at all. I mean – really.
    Rusty, you and I would have SUCH a blast together!
    Play bows,

  4. Sonic on December 28, 2009 at 7:53 pm

    Hi guys! It took me a while to find your blog cos it wasn’t under the “My blogs” section in your Blogger profile… silly me didn’t see the “My Web Page” link until now.

    Anyway, the beach looks really fun! I’ve never been to the beach myself, but my brother Knuckles has and he gloats about it all the time. I can’t wait to go to the beach and do some digging of my own.

    Merry Christmas!!!


  5. Sierra Rose on December 28, 2009 at 6:38 pm

    Yeah for the road-trip to the BEACH! We’re enjoying the snow, but a camping trip to the playful sand and waves sound fantastic too!
    Rusty…everything is a fun thing right pal??!! I think so too!

    Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
    Sierra Rose

  6. Rachel on December 28, 2009 at 6:24 pm

    We love the beach too. Just try to avoid drinking the water. 🙂

  7. gus, louie and callie on December 28, 2009 at 4:05 pm

    Oh what fun. We know all about water sports…

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  8. Siku Marie, the White Dog on December 28, 2009 at 2:43 pm

    Rusty looks like he is “a find happiness anywhere you are kind of guy”! Enjoy the moment handsome boy.

  9. jack on December 28, 2009 at 2:18 pm

    I like playing with the waves, too, Rusty.The beach always has interesting things to sniff & snooter!

    jack a-roo

  10. Mochi on December 28, 2009 at 1:12 pm

    Yes! Don’t let the waves touch your feety feet! Rusty is so cute! 🙂


  11. Khyra on December 28, 2009 at 1:11 pm

    Rusty should be the poster dog fur HAPPINESS!


  12. JacksDaddy on December 28, 2009 at 1:10 pm

    You should try playing in the water. It is always fun!!!

  13. Twinkietinydog on December 28, 2009 at 1:09 pm

    Aaa, the beach for some post-holiday recovery. So lovely. Rusty looks so happy! It’s way too cold for me, but when the weather is really really warm, I love the beach. My Momma’s from the Mediterranean and she’s promised to take me there, for a warm day at the beach.

  14. Houndstooth on December 28, 2009 at 11:27 am


    You are my kind of guy! Here’s a fun trick, though! Try digging in the water! Your humans will love that!


  15. Denns the Vizsla on December 28, 2009 at 10:13 am

    hello rusty its dennis the vizsla dog hay that is sum gud wayv fleeing tekneek!!! i hav praktissd my own wayv fleeing kwite a bit at coronado dog beetch maybe we can git together sumtime and trayd notes!!! ok bye

  16. Michelle R on December 28, 2009 at 10:03 am

    Here’s a question for TTH, how do you guys clean up all that sand and muck after each beach, ocean walk?

    Our springer needs a bath each time we would come back from the lake, or else she would smell like dead fish and leave sand everywhere!

  17. achieve1dream on December 28, 2009 at 9:42 am

    Rusty is so cute!

  18. KB on December 28, 2009 at 9:24 am

    Rusty’s body language is priceless. Now that’s an ecstatic dog! My dogs are jealous – they’ve never been to the beach.

  19. tula on December 28, 2009 at 9:18 am

    RUSTY games at the beachballs! watch out the waves are about to touch your toe toes… back up back up!
    aww.. the beach. miss it- have fun for me!

    play bow,

  20. Martha and Bailey on December 28, 2009 at 7:19 am

    We love the beach – that looked like great fun! We hope you had a good Xmas and wish you a very Happy New Year!
    Our humans have not been as available for blogging duty lately!
    We will be discussing priorities in the New Year.
    Martha & Bailey xxx

  21. Huffle Mawson on December 28, 2009 at 5:57 am

    Rusty makes me laugh every day.

    Huffle Mawson

  22. Stella on December 28, 2009 at 3:35 am

    Don’t let the stars get in your eyes,
    Don’t let the moooon break your heart!

    You are a smart dog Rusty with knowledge of all the important rules of life and the no water on the feeties is important to me also.

    Please keep the rules coming, so we all eventually learn them from you.


  23. Wild Dingo on December 28, 2009 at 1:58 am

    don’t let the water get his pantyloons wet!
    wild dingo

  24. Mr Koda MD on December 28, 2009 at 1:29 am


    Its terrible
    Its horrific

    I’m glad you are sensible!!

    Mr Koda

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