Rusty’s Souvenir

As usual, Rusty was blazing his own trail during our walk Saturday evening.

So when he suddenly started walking quietly with everyone else, we knew something was up.

What could the Rooster possibly be up to?

And then we realized that he had picked up a little souvenir and was trying to smuggle it home.

Maybe he wanted us to put it in the freezer and save it for this summer.

Just a little snowball. Who would notice?


  1. Kari on January 23, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    are you sure there was nothing in that snowball?


  2. jack & moo on January 18, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    He looks like he’s pretty sure he can sneak it past you!

    jack & moo

  3. Pup Fan on January 18, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    That is so cute! My Scotti used to think icicles were sticks, so Rusty would be a dog after her own heart.

  4. Shawnee the Shepherd on January 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    I just hope you has a cold tung so it still be frozened by the time you git it home! And be sure to breef through your nose, not your mouf or the airs will make water.

  5. Piappies World on January 17, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    Way to go, Rusty! Another good deed! We sure hope you could save us more of those snowballs!

    Piappies Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Pai, Wai-Max & Forgie

  6. HUSKYS RULE on January 17, 2011 at 10:35 am

    Snowball fight!!!!!!!!!!
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  7. Pepsi on January 16, 2011 at 10:33 pm

    BOL, so did you manage to persuade the hoomans to put your souvenir in the freezer?


  8. Becky on January 16, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    I’m going to have to find me some snow! That looks like great fun! You are such good-looking dogs! Luv your blog!

  9. Kasha the Dainty Great Dane on January 16, 2011 at 10:09 pm

    Woo Hoo…way to go sneaking that snowball back home….most impressive how you hold it in your mouth and not bite down on it.

    AARF Kasha the Dainty Great Dane

  10. Lorenza on January 16, 2011 at 9:55 pm

    Nice souvenir!
    I hope it was put in the freezer so you can enjoy it later!
    Happy sunday!
    Kisses and hugs

  11. Daisy the Pink Pit Bull on January 16, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    Yummy snowballs!! 🙂

  12. Sammie and Avalon on January 16, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    So cute, Rusty! During our trip to Tahoe, Avalon developed a liking for those too! Right on, Rusty!
    Sammie and Avalon and Oz

  13. Elyse and Riley on January 16, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    Aww, Rusty…we hope you got to save your snowball!!

    Elyse and Riley

  14. The Poupounette on January 16, 2011 at 4:13 pm

    I try picking up bits and pieces too on our walks with #1 and I just don’t understand how she always finds out!!!


  15. The OP Pack on January 16, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    That’s the smart boy, Rusty!!! Dakota used to like to find tennis balls and carry them all the way home too. We think Rusty could make quite the stash with all the snow you have there.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  16. El'bow & Hauwii on January 16, 2011 at 2:53 pm


    El’bow & Hauwii

  17. catcalls on January 16, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    Awwww….what a cutie. Sly….I have 7 kids and I know how hard to keep something to call your very own!

  18. Amy / Layla the Malamute on January 16, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Awww he’s so cute! I hope it made it home.

  19. Houndstooth on January 16, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    I thought it was a snowball in the first picture. Rusty, you really should have been hired by a circus as a clown! I hope they did save it in the freezer for you!

  20. Stumpy and cyndi on January 16, 2011 at 10:51 am

    ! hope Rusty will be able to enjoy his snowball this summer!

    One of the (many) reasons I am attracted to this lifestyle is that people are so accepting of dogs and 99.9% of the dogs are so well behaved and more important, socialized!

  21. achieve1dream on January 16, 2011 at 10:29 am

    That is so cute! You must have really good snow because that looks like a perfect snowball!


  22. hisqueen on January 16, 2011 at 10:04 am

    That is too funny. I always have to check my older one when she is suddenly quiet and heads home dutifully with her head hung down and away from us.

  23. KB on January 16, 2011 at 9:45 am

    Thanks Rusty – you make me laugh! Did the humans put it in the freezer for you? Great idea…

  24. Sage on January 16, 2011 at 9:45 am

    That’s a purty pawsome treasure he has there!! I love the look in his eyes.

  25. Khyra on January 16, 2011 at 9:32 am

    I had visions of akhorns 😉


  26. Maxx on January 16, 2011 at 7:49 am

    For awhile there i thought you’d caught a squirrel or something..!


  27. Khumbu on January 16, 2011 at 6:48 am

    Wooo way to go Rusty that is the cooliest souvenir ever. How far did you get with it? Ive recently taken to doing that too but I get carried away and have to pull it apart 🙂


  28. Ruth on January 16, 2011 at 5:59 am

    That’s so funny! Go Rusty! Hope you kepy your snowball OK!

  29. priscilla on January 16, 2011 at 5:55 am

    I hope he managed to keep his treasure!

  30. Carol's Critter Corner on January 16, 2011 at 4:09 am

    Perhaps he wanted to start building a small snowman!

  31. RADINKA on January 16, 2011 at 1:35 am

    a quiet (but awake) sibe ALWAYS equal mischief!
    So close Rusty..better luck next time!

  32. Canidae Pet Blog Editor on January 16, 2011 at 1:26 am

    Haha! I’ll bet his mouth was cold!

  33. Rachel on January 16, 2011 at 1:18 am

    That’s hysterical! You always have to worry when they get quiet and seem to behave.

  34. Terri Jacobson on January 16, 2011 at 1:03 am

    That is a riot. I hope you kept his treasure safe.

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