afraid of the deep water


I run the house
Barked: Tue Oct 9, '07 11:58am PST 
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Edited by author Wed Oct 10, '07 6:03pm PST

Davey Dog

I'm on a mission- from God.
Barked: Sun Mar 16, '08 9:42am PST 
Even though I'm a Labby, I've never been in water over my head, just in wading pools. EXCEPT for the first day I came home, when I jumped in a koi pond. Today, at almost three years old, that pond is not over my head, but it was then when I was 12 weeks old. My Man was so busy getting me out as fast as possible, before I harmed the plants and Koi. Therefore, we don't really know how good or confident a swimmer I am.

My Man says he WILL get me to water over my head this summer, and he plans to do it in a pond or lake where I can walk in, and control how deep I go myself to get acclimated. However, if I won't go in over my head voluntarily, I'm sure he will take me out there and stay with me while I swim.

Every day is a- gift and a- treasure
Barked: Thu Oct 23, '08 8:28am PST 
I don't like water I can't touch the bottom of. I am 5 years old now, and as much as I like the water, if I can't walk into it I just can't get into it. The beach is good, I can control and always touch. My parents don't know how good a swimmer I am either. Thankfully, we only go the beach so I haven't had to really ever swim so I am okay. I know they do have doggie life vests if your Dad isn't sure. Better to be safe than sorry!

Davey Dog

I'm on a mission- from God.
Barked: Mon Dec 1, '08 12:45pm PST 
Hooper, what beach do you go to?