We took the dogs down to Okanagan Lake for a swim (I figured this would be a good chance to ice my legs too). photos by Yvonne Mulcaster
My old man Max loves his role as fun police
Stanley's best Ogopogo imitation
A couple days post-race, we started our drive home, first with a ~5 hour trip to Vancouver.
It rained as we left Okanagan Lake
Once in Vancouver, we stayed at a fabulous dog-friendly hotel on Granville Island. The boys appreciated their welcome cookies. Once they were allowed to eat them, that is.
Not a bad view from our balcony
You humans sure work a lot.
Scenes around the island at dawn
While Jeff was doing some business meetings, the boys and I met up with Deirdre for a little hike!
And then finally, we headed for home, driving all night to make it back to California by late morning. 2 days of work and then we got to enjoy the holiday weekend. It wasn't all relaxing though, since Stanley and I spent all 3 days at an agility trial about 100 miles away.
Clean and ready to go
Surprise visit with his litter sister McKenzie!
After roughly 8 months of not trialing, Stan finished his Open Standard title with a first place!
Reward: ice cream!
Oh and I might have had a drink or two in there...
Unfortunately all this "eat all the things" must come to an end...time to stop eating like an asshole and get back to kale salad. It may be the off-season but I don't need to gain 10 pounds either. I've got 2 months off from coaching and I plan to stay as active as I can and try some new things along the way before we get back to work on November 1st!