We bought them years ago when we were in the cottage and they are a godsend as not bulky but large enough and long enough to keep us dry to our knees.
I have to confess it is the worst walk we’ve had with Maya for weeks. She has been so good lately, even to walking round the estate off lead, but today it all went for a bucket of chalk so for the next few days or so we are back to basics.
We have been expecting this though. She is learning every day, still often distracted, but things are going into that furry head and rattling around a bit like a pinball machine.
Everything has been reset to zero today, but hopefully it won’t take long for her to remember.
When we got back, we gave her a shower, not as punishment but because she’d sat down in a mucky puddle and her fur was full of grit which will make her itch. It was not too bad at all and she was quite relaxed sitting there being soaped and lathered. She’s not afraid of the shower head now and when we’d finished, it was a thorough rub down with the towel (a great game for her) and blow dry with the hair dryer.
Now she’ll sleep and when she wakes up, it will be a new day for her so we start again.
Lunch today is chicken curry. I haven’t made one for a while so it will make a pleasant change. I had some naan breads in the freezer so we’ll have those too and if we fancy dessert, I have some melon, ice cream or yogurt.