Arlo Goes to the Beach! Tweet 7th July 20167/07/16 Amy's Blog Amy Hanten 4 Comments We’re having so dog gone much fun this summer with our new black lab, Arlo! We’ve had him for about month and a half now and things are going swimmingly! But, could he swim? We didn’t know. We adopted him and we were told he’d never been in the water. One look at his giant web paws and we couldn’t wait to see how he’d do. So, off we went to a dog beach near our cottage in Harbor Springs, Michigan. Besides my daughter Ireland and me, we took along a couple friends. Quinn and Oliver don’t have a dog so they wanted to play some fetch too. I always say the more the merrier! Arlo loves tennis balls so we brought a couple along. Okay, here we go. We used the Chuckit, (okay, whoever came up with that was a genius) and launched a tennis ball out into Lake Michigan. Arlo was off. We all watched nervously. YES! He did it! He swims! Does he ever swim! He couldn’t get enough of it! Ireland, Quinn and Oliver launched that tennis ball out there for what seemed like a couple hours. Arlo swam and played with all the others dogs out there too. What a blast. And then I could tell Arlo was getting a little tired. No more. Time to give Arlo a rest, I told the kids. As you can see he was one tired puppy! LOL! So, were the kids. We all headed home with a stop for some ice cream on the way. Talk about one great summer day! Arlo says he wants to go again! Maybe this weekend, buddy? Does your dog swim? Any fun stories to share? I’d love to hear them! Share Your Secrets[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"] ×Cooking Community - Share Your Recipe Recipe Title Ingredient List Directions Other Notes (optional) Recipe Category (choose 1 or 2) Breakfast & Brunch Sandwiches Appetizers Soups Salads Sides Casseroles Slow Cooker Dinner Desserts Drinks Please attach a photo of your recipe. (Maximum file size: 5 MB. Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png. Images should be at least 700 pixels wide for best display.) [honeypot email-976] [dynamichidden* dynamichidden-username "CF7_get_current_user"] [dynamichidden* dynamichidden-email "CF7_get_current_user key='user_email'"] ×Cooking Community - Share Your Java Blog Blog Title Content Please attach a photo of your recipe. (Maximum file size: 5 MB. Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png. Images should be at least 700 pixels wide for best display.) [honeypot hunt-349] ×Book Club Choice Your Name Your Email Book Title Description/Notes [honeypot cantseethis] [anr_nocaptcha g-recaptcha-response] × This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work! Please upgrade today!