Labor Day Lab Life

I think Labor Day is Tucker’s favorite holiday, and it’s not because Retrievers are a working dog breed (trust me, that is not the case for him!) but rather because the weather is cool enough for hiking but warm enough for playing in the water.

Today we took him to the trails at Lake Allatoona and our beautiful beast (I know, l am slightly biased!) had a blast!

His routine went pretty much like this: wait, fetch, return, repeat.

The water started off mildly muddy, but got progressively clay colored as his romping and retrieving continued.

By the end, the area near the shore was major-league muddy, which didn’t phase him in the least. ย I mean, let’s face it, this fellow finds it delightful to dive into mud puddles!

Tucker was definitely loving the lab life with all the leaping, lunging, and occasional lounging. ย And like any toddler, he refused to admit when he was tired out.

I think I’ll close with my favorite picture of the day and simply say…

Happy Tails to you! ย And happy Labor Day too. ๐Ÿ™‚

About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of Godโ€™s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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12 Responses to Labor Day Lab Life

  1. Tucker looks a very fit dog, full of vitality!

  2. 1nmbirder says:

    Wonderful action shots! He’s having a total blast! Happy labor day to you as well! We are taking Scarlett to hike along a river. She will look just like these pics! Lol!

  3. Tucker has grown so much already!

  4. jmcheney says:

    Tucker loving life.
    Love every moment of this sort of bliss with him. And thank you for letting us experience his pure joy. I miss my old dog & his love of our backyard ball games.

  5. Jodi says:

    Happy Tails Tucker! WOOHOO!!!

  6. lulu says:

    This pup looks like he is enjoying life!

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