Heidi has always been on her own schedule. She sleeps more than the bloodhounds and does not care. She will go on the daily walks only when she wants to plus she will stay outside only when she wants to. She's the perfect basset hound.
With the field cut she has a lot more room to roam and still within my view. She took her time on the morning walk.
Considering how much rain we have had this spring and all the sunshine, they only baled a little over half what they normally get for hay. The hounds love 'their' clean field.
Stella was positive that deer had walked into the bushes sometime before we did our first walk this morning. Yet, there were many other scents to keep them occupied.
It might have rained for the past two days but with sunshine for the next five or six days, they decided it was time to cut the field and bale it. That rumbling sound of the tractor gave us hope as we started our walk, the field was going to get mowed.
I saw a lot of sparrows at the back of the field when I made the first turn. Sadie had not seen them but thought there were some to the left of her to get things started. She enjoyed two different chases in different parts of her morning walk.
They fly low and fast, darting all over the sky and Sadie thinks she can catch them. It always looks like the sparrows in the field are leading her to play with them in a game of chase.
It was not the hottest I have ever felt but it was warm enough at 4pm. Sadie demanded a walk and Stella reluctantly followed.
On any hot sunny afternoon after lunch or later, Stella always has the following steps in taking a siesta.
The steps are small going forward. She will not regain her lost weight very soon but with 5 pounds gained in a little over a month she is on her way back to recovery I believe. She led the walk this morning. In another month, this field will be cut and baled for hay ...... Continue Reading →