The Doggy Oil Debacle

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Christy and Bo, my sweet Shelties, are always full of entertainment. This weekend I had a blast watching them run around the house "chasing" airplanes, race with cars (while still in the yard) and take naps in the sun.
Christy, myself and Bo Christmas 2012
Christy and Bo always look so cute. But even though they look nice, their coats aren't as shiny as other Shelties. Not that this really matters because we just enjoy them as part of the family, but we do like for them to look nice. We got some advice that if you take after bath oil and mixed it with water in a spray bottle, sprayed it on their coats and brushed them it might help to keep their coats nice and shiny.

It just so happened that we had some oil around the house. Mom decided she was going to try it, the only problem... she forgot the part about the water and spray bottle. She put some of the oil in her hand and started rubbing it on her sweet unsuspecting victim, Bo.

He loves to be petted and rubbed on, but I don't think he had a clue what was coming. I walked in on her rubbing and brushing Bo. He looked awful "wet" to have been lightly misted with the water/oil combo. After brushing for a while and eventually rubbing him down with the towel, I think we avoided having to give him a bath.

Christy got lucky because I had whipped up the spray bottle mixture and she got a quick spray, some brushing and a towel dry and she was off on her way. I think she appreciated that. She didn't seem to be in the mood to stay around and get some lovings.

Bo finally got most of the oil/wet look out of his coat after a substantial amount of rubbing and brushing. Though from the look on his face I really don't think he minded all the attention. As long as there was a T-R-E-A-T coming to him afterwards, he was in.

And that was this weeks entertainment. Do your pets give you entertainment as much as mine do?

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  1. Too funny. I only see my pup when I'm visiting my mom at home, but she's always entertaining. She loves being pet and getting treats too. She does not like spray bottles though!

  2. Haha oh boy! Our pets are always entertaining and it's the best. :)