A Doggone Good Afternoon

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Neighbors / Social Life

Today’s third annual Maples at the Sonatas Pooch Plunge made a big splash. Warm, sunny weather welcomed us as we gathered around noon.

Nearly 50 people and about a dozen dogs mingled poolside with nary a growl or yip, though there was a fair amount of butt sniffing going on.

The big dogs, like Darby, swam in our pool…

Photo by Sylvia

Photo by Sylvia

… while the little dogs had their own wading pool.

little pool

Cookie came dressed for swimming, thanks to a creative “mom,” Cathie.

Photo by Sylvia

Photo by Sylvia

Josie stands still long enough to have her picture taken.


Photo by Sylvia

Bauer takes a break from the activity and rests in the shade.

Photo by Sylvia

Photo by Sylvia

Some of our neighborhood shih tzus get reacquainted.

Photo by Sylvia

Photo by Sylvia

The humans had a good time too. Linn, Edna, and Lorraine found a shady spot.

the galsGlenn, Art, and Fred chat by the fence.

the guys

Joe may have found the best spot of all.


And Kelly wants to know when we will have the next Pooch Plunge.


Photo by Sylvia


  1. Lynn Kohley says

    Very nice photo’s you do such a nice job..Keep up the good work..Love the news letters..


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