Sky turned one this month! That was cause for a big celebration! He hasn’t been with us for that long but we can’t imagine life without him. He is certainly one bundle of joy! Of course, we had to make a slideshow of his monthly photos to show you how he has grown!
Jan 2019 – August 2019
Click here for Benji’s first year in pictures
The cave has been an integral part of the training curriculum at headquarters. The first photo shows Ms. Zulu when she was still a youngster, about three years old just like I am now.
Ms. Zulu: 10-10-2008
I had to dig deep in the archives to find this old photo of myself when I was about 2 months old.
The third photo shows Sky in his first week at headquarters, when he had just discovered the cave.
The cave is very old; it dates back to many years B.Z. (Before Zulu). It looks like it’s part of a Stonehenge circle which could be true or not. The cave has been explored extensively by all four-legged beings, young and old, who resided at headquarters at some point in time. Over the years each of us has put our own paw-stamp on it so it means a lot to all of us including the two-legged ones.
Help, my big sister has shrunk! I think we need to give her some power bars. I could do with one or two myself as well, you know as an athlete and such. It should do wonders in combination with a long power nap.
Happy lazy weekend!
Yesterday was another busy bee day in the Life of Benji. In the morning I helped children read at the library. The children were ranging in age from 2.5 years to about 11 years. Some of them were a bit intimidated by my size. I tickled their hands with my whiskers to break the ice. When they felt how soft I am, they were hooked and couldn’t get enough of me.
In the afternoon, I went sailing with CCI buddies Adonis and Flint. It was their first time out on the water so I showed them the ropes. They seem to catch on fast. Don’t be surprised when we are soon sailing all by ourselves. That should be easy as we don’t have to ask the humans for any keys. Flint is a new recruit. You couldn’t tell that he is only four months old; he behaved so well.
It’s hard work keeping an eye on things
Adonis helped me
Adonis says he can get used to this
Showing the ropes
Eager to learn
Lights were turned off around 6:00 PM, that’s when we all got sleepy. After a good meal, I went to bed satisfied and content knowing that my missions went well.
Sunsets are always pretty
At the coast
Reardon (CCI in Training) and me (ES & CTD)
This post is under construction… Please visit me again and I promise to have an update soon. Right now I am way over my head with the CCI guest business to socialize in my blogging world. So this time only a sneak peek. Double WOOFFF, also from Reardon my guest of honor who is staying for three and a half fabulous days. We are both learning tons. Of course, this learning is carefully balanced with play and good food.
Ex-Shelter & Certified Therapy Dog (ES & CTD)
CCI = Canine Companion for Independence