August 5, 2014

Making Gotcha Day Special for Ruby


I wanted to be sure that Ruby had a special day for her very first Gotcha anniversary on Sunday. The ginger sisters started the morning with eggs scrambled in coconut oil alongside sardines. It was funny to watch their different approaches: Ruby ate her eggs first and was a little uncertain about the fishy side dish, while Boca finished the sardines before the eggs. 

We had two nice walks, the first through a swampy area by the light rail station and back over Ruby's "digging hill." I think she smells the little voles or mice that live in the field and her terrier side takes over! I ran with the dogs across the empty parking lot. Boca jumped in the air for joy and reminded me of a bucking pony and Ruby raced ahead.


Throughout the day we played a lot of fetch, and Ruby and Boca had a wild game of tug with their Kyjen Invincibles toy (which is mainly invincible because I only let them play with it for short, supervised sessions). It makes a funny honking sound that Ruby seems to particularly enjoy, because even after Boca stops playing, Ruby will continue to make it squawk for as long as possible. 

My dad and I went to an early movie, giving the girls time for their afternoon naps, and returned with more delicious treats: The Bear & The Rat  Bacon Peanut Butter Barker doggie ice cream, made right here in Colorado! After another walk and dinner of kibble and chicken breast, Ruby and Boca enjoyed their frozen dessert. As you can see, Ruby licked her bowl clean, and I think she thoroughly enjoyed her day. Don't forget to enter Ruby's Gotcha Day Giveaway running through Friday!

13 comments:

  1. It looks like Ruby had a wonderful Gotcha Day!! :D She and Boca are so cute!

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  2. Oh wow - you also discovered the joys of eggs cooked in coconut oil too! Sounds like it was a delicious day!

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  3. So guess this is the day that every dog has according to the saying.

    Lucky Ruby.

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  4. Congrats on your gotcha day. A toast to the real winner.

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  5. What a great day! The Bear & The Rat is awesome huh?

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  6. Happy Gotcha Day Ruby! Your breakfast looks delicious! Well, for a dog anyways ;)

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  7. Happy Gotcha Day, and many more! :)

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  8. What an awesome way to celebrate a special Gotcha Day!

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  9. I am with M.K. ! What a great way to celebrate! www.daktoasden.net

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  10. ah so so cute! happy gotcha day :)

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  11. Sure looks like a very special day
    Lily & Edward

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