Mountain Climbing Puppy!

Raiden is now 15 weeks old, but these photos are from last week so in them he is 14 weeks old πŸ˜‰

Rey had one of his biggest walks yet last week. We walked to the next village over, passed through it, climbed up a steep hill and then began climbing a mountain – Raiden’s first time up one!

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Having a rest part way up πŸ™‚

He had to stay on his longline (for obvious reasons πŸ˜› ) but he thoroughly enjoyed himself. We did carry him on the more ‘boring’ bits of the walk, but he made it up virtually the whole climb of the mountain walking.

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It was a really nice day, it’s actually starting to feel a little more like Autumn now instead of summer, although yesterday was still about 17*C! The nights are very cold now though, and when we go walk the dogs wearing shorts, t-shirts and hoodies we shiver like mad!

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Me and the little guy admiring the view

Once we were at the very top we had a mini break. Raiden got a drink and we did some training, which he did very well πŸ˜‰

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He had one last chance for a pootle

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And then he was carried all the way down!

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And he was carried down the hilly field

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And he was carried along the road πŸ˜‰

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And here is the journey in video form:

He was seriously tired afterwards and slept for several hours – bliss!

We have a big walk planned with Raiden and then Kasper today, so I might take my camera on one / both of them…which means I should probably go charge the batteryΒ XD

Also we have hit 15 on Raiden’s trick list! He’s almost halfway to catching up Kasper and Zoey now *party*

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6 thoughts on “Mountain Climbing Puppy!

    • He’s actually more settled being carried than he used to be – I never thought I’d see the day! We still get almost constant quiet whining with the occasional head-splitting scream, but at least the thrashing has stopped XD

      • It cuts through me like a knife. I thought Zoey’s horrific screamy-whines were bad (well okay, they ARE…) but Raiden’s, sheesh! Thank god he doesn’t do it as often as Zoey…

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