Kloe loves sticks! The bigger the better. It still makes me laugh out loud to see her emerge from a dense part of the back yard with a stick almost as long as her. She seems to take great joy after a storm or very windy day when new branches and sticks have fallen from the trees around the Golden K.
Here in this brief video Kloe “gets to work”.
Shortly after she proudly displays the fruit of her labor having reduced the giant stick to tooth picks. “Look dad, I made kindling”.
But above all Kloe loves balls and playing the game we call “drop ball”. It’s our name for fetch because she usually has to be prompted to drop the ball. So if we really want her to get in a good workout we use two balls. As she returns from catching one ball the other is in our hand. She’ll drop the one in her mouth and we immediately throw the second ball. At 22 months and 80 pounds of pure muscle she can do 30 or 40 reps in a row without blinking an eye.
I couldn’t see the video, but that is probably the fault of my Mac, which has been incredibly slow lately. I think something is wrong, but am not sure how to fix it. Still, I loved the photos and reading about Kloe’s play time. She is such a beautiful dog…
Kloe seems like a fine whittler of art. I see a successful future in her projects! A retriever without a ball seems incomprehensible. Love that last photo of her with the ball while snoozing. Way to adorable. 😍
Kloe is still such a “baby” in many ways. That picture of her sleeping with the “pacifier” is a great example.
They are quite ambitious aren’t they!
Very cute Michael. We always get a laugh out of Ray down by the lake, because he selects the biggest tree limb he can find.. and tries to pick it up! 🙂