In the Beemer

In Virginia, the pups were treated to real dog luxury:  the run of several grassy acres to themselves; lounging all day around a large pool, free to take a dip whenever they were hot;  their choice of soft, cool sleeping spots; all sorts of new doggie treats; and mingling with a pack of new dogs including a black lab, two chihuahuas, a chocloate lab, a westie, and several cats.

On top of all of that, we decided that we had to go on a little countryside ride with them in the BMW convertible that Kyle and his Dad fixed up while we were there.  It’s was a twenty minute trip through the Shenandoah with a stop in the middle for homemade ice cream.

I’ll say this: it was a bit nerve-wracking having the pups in the converible.  It was impossible not to think that one of them was going to just flip out at any moment.  We kept them on their leashes and held onto the leashes at all times, so the risk wasn’t too high.  But, it was hard to sit back and enjoy the feel of the rushing wind, because I kept looking back every 2 seconds to ensure they were still there.


Of course dogs love to have wind blowing back their ears, so I have no doubt they loved the full effect of riding with the top down.  But I think it’ll be a more enjoyable ride for us when they are older, more experienced, and a bit smarter.  

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4 responses

  1. mike

    check into the doggie seatbelt may make your ride more enjoyable knowing the cant jump out if they are seatbelted in

    August 11, 2010 at 12:48 am

  2. eve is getting so big already! its amazing how quick they grow!

    August 11, 2010 at 5:53 pm

  3. Just wanted to swing by and tell you to check out my blog post…I left something for you!

    wags, wiggles & slobbers

    August 17, 2010 at 10:49 pm

  4. What fun thing to do! We have not been so lucky to have been in a convertable – we would love it!!

    You both are getting so big!

    Licks and lots of slobber,
    Lexi and Jasper the Danes

    August 19, 2010 at 12:24 am

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