Back in the real world, however, dog owning is a long way off. I work pretty long hours and am often away at weekends - my current life does not fit with dogs.
Whilst browsing the internet on a lazy day, I discovered that there is a dog rescue shelter very close to me, and they encourage volunteers to turn up and walk the dogs! So today I did just that.
Seeing as it was my first visit, I was assigned one of their smaller, easier dogs. Meet Buffy the terrier:
He was adorable! We mostly went walking along a bridle path (where we saw a field full of alpacas):
And we also met a few other dogs on our troubles who Buffy behaved really well with. The same could not be said for cars - whenever a car went past, he would try to jump into the road to chase it. It was a lesson in keeping him on a very short lead!
Fresh air and exercise for both of us, a great way to spend part of a lazy weekend :)
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