Lulu and Oliver Visit The Beach

March 30, 2010 · 4 comments

Two new ecru Poos flew through the dunes of Half Moon at noon.

Did we just win something? I feel like we should have won something…

The one in the green collar is Oliver. And the one in pink?



They’re five-month old Standard Poodle siblings. Lulu lives in Half Moon Bay. Bro Ollie lives in El Granada. Their respective owners got them together for a visit and a romp on Sunday.


There was some important skills-training going on with the older kids. The black Standard (from the same breeder, I think) was working the ball moves, showing them how it’s done.


Lulu caught on quickly.

While the twenty-yard tennie chase was fun, the pups had their fill of it soon enough.

Time to practice the synchronized prancing routine.


Of the eight available paws here, it seemed that only three were touching the ground at any given moment.


The new trick for the weekend? The half-circle split and return. They did pretty well, except Oliver couldn’t quite get the syncopated trotting thing down. No worries… there’s always next time.

And look! Kids!


We thought they were a mixed Afghan-Poodle blend at first, the way that kinky hair shimmied and shook. Lulu was working on the blond hair flippy thing that female teenagers seem to enjoy so much.

It turned out they were simply soggy Standards.


Like all youngsters, they were trying on different roles and poses. For instance, it occurred to Lulu that if she could get both ears flapping in time, she might get a bit more lift. She’s seen “Dumbo.” Don’t tell her what is and isn’t possible.


Oliver started the butt nipping circuit.


Lulu ended it.

I must say, I don’t blame Oliver. Lulu is so sweet…


… I almost bit her myself.

Hey, Rick? Forget the elk.

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Sandi Fentiman March 30, 2010 at 11:49 am

Oliver the bully eh!? I’d snap too. Butts are off limits! 🙂


Debra March 30, 2010 at 11:36 am

Beautiful dogs, beautiful pictures…see you tonight! 🙂


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