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Monday, July 20, 2009

The Dogs of Balfour Bay

The Dogs of Balfour Bay

We got to take a road trip to Canada with Mommy & Daddy on Saturday and Sunday. We rode on two different ferries: the Balfour and the Osprey. While waiting to get on the ferry (on our return trip home) from Balfour Bay to cross over to Kootenay Bay we noticed lots of other dogs, so encouraged our mommy to photograph them. Here are some of the dogs we saw while waiting in line for the ferry to load.

This is Mommy and us in the Jeep!
Here is poor old Daddy and me, BRD.

This little chi-tsu was named Hoochie!

This guy with his tongue out was named Socks.
Here I am watching Mommy take photos of all the other pooches.
This Golden just stood in the back of his master's truck the whole time. Wow, what patience!

These guys are Cade and Max and were sooooo excited to see other pooches.

This little Boxer is 4 months old & his folks say he is still potty training. Sound familiar,Hootie?

This Cairn Terrier's name is Willie and he was SO smart. Only 7 months old and he didn't even need to be kept on a leash. He came when his Daddy told him to and everything. Very obedient.

Here Hootie and Daddy and I are waiting in line in our Jeep. We love to go on trips with the folks.

Sure hope you enjoyed the pictures.
Smooches from your pal,
Baby Rocket Dog


Inky and Molly said...

Oh wow, what a fun trip you had.

We only just recently went on a ferry for the first time ever and it was soooo much fun!

We like the look of Socks. Great you got too meet some other doggie travellers.

We want to go on road trip again now...

Mango said...

So many doggies! What a fantastic vacation!


Checkers said...

Aren't ferries fun? Of course the one we went on didn't allow cars - we went to an island of "golf carts only" - and I was the only dog on the ferry!!!!

Sally said...

What a great road trip! We have been on ferries - D keeps promising to take me to France - can't wait to see more photos of your road trip

Sally and Paddy

Faya said...

Wouuuu this is a great trip ! And all those dogs ! More pictures please !
Kisses, Faya

Maggie and Mitch said...

Your making us so anxious for our vacation, guys! We get to ride the ferry too! It's fun meeting all of the other doggie passengers!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Simba and Jazzi said...

That trip looks like great fun and the sun is shining, we remember sunshine.

Simba and Jazzi xx

Penny, Poppy & Patches said...

Wow! That was a lot of doggies you saw on your trip! Looks like you had loads of fun!

Poppy, Penny & Patches

Rocky Creek Scotties and Java said...

What fun!! Our Mom and Dad have never been on a ferry - we know we would like to go on one with them. Nantucket is probably the closest one to us. At one time - before even Mom was born - there was a ferry across New River - Jackson's Ferry. The community still has the name, but there's a nice bridge over the river now.

Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Java

Agatha and Archie said...

Well we are glad they got our message and took you along.That looks like doggie heaven!!! That cairn terrier kid must be a ringer..who ever heard of a terrier coming all the time when called? Love A+A

Clive said...

Wow, what a great trip and a great selection of dogs too!

Looks like you had a great time!

Take care

Paco....Milo and mom..Simona said...

Woowowoowooooooo dear Baby RD and Hootie!!!!!
what a great trip you had with your mommy and dad!!!!
We would love were with you!!!
Mommy and dad are crazy for Canada!!!!! many new friends you met!!!
Al of you look sooooooooooooooo happy having fun with your humans!!
Thanks for sharing with us this wonderful adventure!!!!
We love youuuuuuuuuuuu!!!!
have a wonderful week!!!
Sweet kisses and licks

TwoSpecialWires said...

Check out all those dogs on that ferry with you! We were on a ferry a few weeks ago, but we were the only dogs on it! Yours looks like it could've been a big dog party! What great fun! We're glad you got to go along and everyone looks so happy! Aren't vacations great?

Jake and Fergs

Moco said...

That was quite a dog day afternoon.

Suzuki said...

wow, that looks like a pawsome trip!
Big licks to you

Pedro said...

BRD & Hootie,

I think there were more dawgs on that boat than humans! You must have had a barking good time!


Molly,Taffy and Monty said...

Going on holiday, visiting new places and meeting dogs is the best.

Molly, Taffy and Monty

Life With Dogs said...

You know how to travel in style! I bet it's hard to come home from this kind of fun...

Butchy and Snickers said...

Wow, going on a trip & riding the ferry sounds like so much fun. We can't believe how many doggies you got to meet. Have a great trip!
Luv & Wirey Hugs,
Butchy, Snickers, Ruby, Sylvester & Scuby

Ludo van Doggy said...

What a very pawsome road trip, it looked lots of fun to see all the doggies, thanks for sharing the pics!

Caz and Ludo the cool dude said...

Thats quite a few dogs they all looked like they were enjoying there day out and you and your family look like it was a good road trip.

Ludo the cool dude.

Eric said...

Looks like you had a great time meeting all those dogs it was YOU met them wasn't it? Not just your Ma going round photographing them??? And yeah that cutie Cairn..teehee... his leggeded is going to be in for a shock when he gets to the teenage stage!!!

Wiry love n kisses Eric xxxxx

Shellmo said...

Great photos! Looks like this ferry was made for doggy rides!! FUN!!!!