Monday, November 28

Sea for Sioux—NOT!



For the first time in her life, doggie Sioux got to see the sea. We walked onto the beach at San Simeon with dog in tow. Karla was anticipating her reaction on first tasting salt water. Unfortunately, Sioux was having none of that nonsense.



The tide was high and the waves were coming in with some force. Karla took off her shoes, rolled up her pant legs, and went for a run with the dog. Sioux stayed on the high (shore) side both out and back, and didn’t appreciate it a bit when the water rushed over her paws. Karla loved the run up and down the beach.


There were other dogs on the beach, and their people were throwing sticks into the surf. The dogs bounded through the waves to retrieve them. Sioux isn’t a retriever, so that option was out.

Sioux laid on her big soft cushion in the back of the car as we left, and finally got a taste of the ocean as she licked her paws clean. She didn’t beg to return, and seemed to be happier as the car got farther from the ocean.

3 comments:

Agneta and David said...

Ralle is the same. He doesn't even want to go down to the wet sand. Looks like you had a great time.

HHhorses said...

You're lucky; Bella would have tried to drink the whole ocean and it all would have come out the other end.

Susan said...

Teddy would probably be a White Pointer shark snack by now if I took all 3.5kg (7.7lb) of him to the ocean. He would probably leap in and try to swim to America since he doesn't seem to be afraid of anything....