a cautionary tale (tail?)

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When old male dogs think that they can play with younger female pups, they get more than they bargain for. Friends of ours came for a visit on the weekend and our old dog thought he should try to keep up to theirs. By Sunday, all that he was able to move was his eyes.

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19 thoughts on “a cautionary tale (tail?)

  1. Oh he is gorgeous – I had a Chocolate Labrador for 16 years, she still thought that she was a puppy right up to the end.

  2. Lois Field says:

    Poor boy, it’s horrible realizing you are young anymore.

  3. Lois Field says:

    I meant aren’t young any more.

  4. So is this a cautionary tale for dogs or their owners? 🙂 I guess we can both learn this lesson.

  5. poor dude looks spent big time. I bet he was living it up while it lasted though.

  6. Deb Weyrich-Cody says:

    Poor guy! (Truly sucks when you suddenly realise, even though your brain hasn’t aged, that your body’s gotten “old”):

  7. So funny… he is definitely ‘pooped’… (no put intended) Diane

  8. simpleintn says:

    He’s just ‘returning to simpler iiving’ Heidi 😉

  9. Poor old boy. I hope he had fun while it lasted.

  10. Oh, this is too cute! I am currently renting a basement apartment from my parents to save for a house. Collectively, we have 4 dogs at random ages: 9, 8, 6, and 1. The puppy (1 year old) completely drains the other three dogs. It’s funny watching them try to keep up!

  11. slfinnell says:

    Just look at those eyes! Makes me miss my golden 😦 give him a hug for me!!

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