Wednesday, January 7, 2009

THE BUMPASS PADDOCK

Hey Hounders, J.E.B. here with the continuing tour of the dog property here at The Bumpass Hounds yard. The Newfs showed off their pen and doghouse the other day so now it's our turn. We Retrievers, there are 7 of us, have a much larger area to romp in. Our paddock extends along the two straight sides of our pie shaped lot. The yard's pointy end is way out at the back of the big house so our paddock looks like an upside down "V" with the right leg about 10 feet wide and the left leg about 25 feet wide. The picture here shows the right leg paddock run that goes from the Newf's pen along the right side of the house down to the pointy end of the property, there it hangs a 90 degree left turn down to the shed near the detached garage. Dad took this picture last year when we were out playing in the snow. All of the trees in the paddock are broadleaf hardwoods, we don't have any evergreens in there. That makes it look barren in the fall and winter but it's nice and shady during the spring and summer. All of us retrievers spend the night in the big house MBR with mom and dad. The Newf's sleep in the attached garage kennel. Well, now you know how the backyard pen and paddock are laid out. We have lots of room and can run, romp and play so we get really tuckered out and sleep well at night. - The Bumpass Hounds




This is the run that runs from the Newf's pen down to the back paddock area.










This is the lower paddock down at the back of the yard beyond the drain field.




This is the far back paddock down to the left side of the yard. It goes down past the yard shed and stops out by the detached garage.



6 comments:

Mogley G. Retriever said...

Hi Guys and Dolls!
Your place looks great. I bet there are lots of squirrels in those trees. How about other wild criters that you can chase and bark at? Keep those tails wagging.

Mogley G. Retriever

Tracey and Huffle said...

Wow you have lots of room to run around! I can get over my fence but then mum yells at me to come back.

Huffle Mawson

Jake of Florida said...

Wowser. Wish we had all that space. We were able to run and jump while we were visiting our pals on our road trip, but now that we're home, it's boresville.

Enjoy your digs!!!

Jake and Just Harry

Gandalf and Grayson said...

You have a wonderful area to run and play! And so many wonderful trees! It must be fabulous!

Jake of Florida said...

Thank you so so much for your attentive reading of our posts. We truly appreciate your observations -- and yes, we shall stay away from the CAMEL.

Here's a question though: when we stopped at the rest areas, we noticed signs in big letters saying that dogs were not allowed near the human peeing places -- so what does a human traveling alone do? Here in Florida we never leave a dog in the car -- and I don't think our folks would do that anywhere. So does a lone human go behind the bushes with the dogs????

Wirey woofs,

Jake

Karen Jo said...

You have lots of room to run around and very nice trees. It looks great to me.

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