Ice, Ice, Baby

.Celeste in the Wading Pool.

My dogs love a good ice cube, as long as I wet it first so it doesn’t stick to their tongue. It’s a great way to cool them off on hot, sunny days–their black fur soaks up the heat–and the best way to stop a tongue bleed–which are bound to happen during a day of disc doggin’ Frisbee fun.

I always bring a baby wading pool and an ice chest to Frisbee days so my pups can cool their bellies fast to prevent heat stroke. It seems that this Border Collie doesn’t need a human to feed his ice habit:


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About Christopher

Christopher Landauer is a fifth generation Colorado native and second generation Border Collie enthusiast. Border Collies have been the Landauer family dogs since the 1960s and Christopher got his first one as a toddler. He began his own modest breeding program with the purchase of Dublin and Celeste in 2006 and currently shares his home with their children Mercury and Gemma as well. His interest in genetics began in AP Chemistry and AP Biology and was honed at Stanford University.