Washout

In his last post about our excursion to the Chicago lakefront, Sid forgot to mention that our beloved Foster Dog Beach is no more.

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The high water level of Lake Michigan gobbled up the small remaining corner of Foster Beach reserved for the 4-legged and the tumultuous storms and heavy waves took out the fencing, deck, and wooden ramp that led down to the dog beach. If you take a look at our post from last summer, you can see what our cute tiny dog beach once looked like. We’ll miss it, but hopefully it can be rebuilt in the future.

Until then, I guess it’s time to find ourselves a new dog beach because this pug wants to swim!

The Wave Walker

Hello to all my PSP’s (Pug Slope Pals)! It’s Sid with you today to close out the week and carry you into the weekend.

I hope everyone has been having a great summer so far and hasn’t been sweltering from the heat. The Chicago summer has been pretty mild so far so I’ve been able to go on a few long walks to the lakefront.

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The first time my dad and I strolled to the lakefront this season, my dad brought along the camera and attempted to shoot some video of me enjoying the huge waves, the sand, and the sun. So without further ado:

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Hope you liked my movie! Have a relaxing and treat-filled weekend!

Wordless Wednesday: Beach Bum Edition

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Leggin’ It to Legge Park

Sid and I spent a few days out in the suburbs visiting my family. Early one morning, the two of us hopped in my mom’s car and took a little jaunt over to Katherine Legge Park in the town of Hinsdale.

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During the early morning and evening hours, large sections of the park available for dogs to run off leash. Just look at all those lovely trees and lush grassy fields!

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Sid got super excited as soon as his paws hit the ground and he took off exploring the rolling hills.

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After he romped around for a bit, his eyes caught something really interesting.

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It was the small winding creek that runs through the entire off-leash section of the park.

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Of course, he had to go in for a closer look. You all are probably aware of his obsession with water!

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Sid felt like a real “king of the hill” while there! We can’t wait to go back again next time we’re out visiting the fam!

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Jicamaniac

Just the other day, Sid got his first taste of jicama and now he’s a full-fledged jicamaniac. Be sure to turn up your speakers for the full “crunch-o-sonic” sound experience!

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Waitin’ For a Train

Sorry we’ve been absent for a bit. Sid and I have been travelling back and forth between the city and the suburbs this past week for some activities with the family and haven’t spent much time online.

We have, however, spent a decent amount of time in transit or waiting for trains, which Sid doesn’t mind at all since he gets a the steady flow of treats while he’s in his travel bag.

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Now put that tongue away so I can zip you up, dude – the train’s arriving!

Tongue-out Temperatures

We’ve had some really sunny and warm weather here in Chicago which has been lovely. And when the sun comes out, so does the tongue. Well, Sid’s tongue I mean.

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So many flowers are in full bloom…

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…but no time to stop for a sniff today because we’ve got to get this pug hydrated!

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Back to the Pug Slope Headquarters where your pre-cooled water awaits!