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December 3rd, 2007, 06:19 AM
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Over the weekend, we had a storm blow in, and it started raining Friday, and didn't stop until Saturday morning...
It was never ending, so it seemed! We were forecasted snow, but it just didn't get cold enough.

I had let Emmett outside to go to the bathroom at one point, and I look out, and he has laid down in the mud with a bone, and is chewing away, the rain pouring down on him! I had to laugh, I couldn't believe he was laying in it!

What do your pets do during rain/snow/sleet?
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December 3rd, 2007, 07:28 AM
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We very rarely get rain here and we don't get sleet or snow, I can count on one hand the number of times it's rained here since I've been here the past 2 1/2 years, but like you this past Friday and SAturday or rained almost non stop. Anyway, neither of mine like water at all in any way, shape or form this includes rain so they go out FAST do their business, try to stay as close to the awning as possible and then come right back in. Yeah kind of stunk 'cause no outside playtime for puppy those days!
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December 3rd, 2007, 10:24 AM
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Cooper hates water. He doesn't even like to step on the grass when it is wet.

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December 3rd, 2007, 07:34 PM
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I let Reggie out the other day when it was raining and the first thing he did was roll around in the mud/grass. That stinker.. lol

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December 4th, 2007, 11:45 AM
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Sadie got to see her first snow/ice storm over the weekend, and that little goofball...LOVED it !!! LOL
We are expecting 6 inches of snow tonight, so she should be in her glory tomorrow morning!

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December 4th, 2007, 02:55 PM
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We live in California, so the only weather we really see is rain. I think I'd prefer snow, because when it rains I find little muddy kitty prints all over the house! (We have a cat door) Even if I put down throw rugs. Also, they jump up on the bed and get muddy prints all over the covers. The joys of cat ownership! I can't ever get mad, though, love the little guys.

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December 4th, 2007, 04:32 PM
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Neato HATES rain.. So he refuses to go outside... when i trick him into going he will end up going to the bathroom in our car port because he doesnt want to get wet!

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December 5th, 2007, 02:15 PM
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My labrador Beastie is an odd duck. Despite his breeds' supposed love for water he hates getting a bath and hates swimming. He LOVES rain, however. He runs and plays in it, licks rain off the driveway, rolls in puddles, and is very reluctant to come in when its raining. He's 8 months old and hasn't seen snow or sleet yet. I can't wait!

Our chihuahua Tashi HATES all water. I'm surprised she'll even drink it! When there is even dew on the grass in the morning it is too much for her dainty, delicate paws. She has a pee spot right beside our back porch where we have lain down some decorative gravel against the house. It is still covered by the porch roof overhang. So she can pee there and not sully herself with wet grass, rain, or dew. Surprisingly, she is easier to bathe than the Lab.

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December 8th, 2007, 01:14 PM
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Bear's a weirdo lol Hes a german shep/australian shep mix and he LOVES the water but he HATES bad weather. He gets shaky and acts really funny. When its raining, he'll go out to do his business but he wont go out on a leash and he wont go for long. He loves snow though!

Sheeba's just a goof! Shes so light natured, she doesnt have a care in the world. I dont even think she notices if its raining, snowing or whatever lol.

Scruffy, our terri-poo that died in October, hated to touch the wet grass too. He didnt mind getting wet, but he'd really do anything not to. Same w/ snow, he just wasnt built for it, he got cold too easily.
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