Just when I start to think that my dogs don’t pay any attention to me, they throw me a curveball. I figured they never noticed what shoes I put on. They never offer critiques in the mornings.
But lately I’ve noticed they get really excited when I lace up my walking shoes. At first I thought the dogs were just happy that I was taking charge of my weight. I’m sure they, too, thought I could lose a few pounds. But then I realized they thought this meant they were going on a walk, too. Unfortunately, it’s hard to convince dogs they are not allowed at all public venues, gyms included.
To compromise, I’ve included them in my workout routine. They get a 10-minute walk in the evenings, too. They seem to enjoy their workouts more than I do. They like to scope the neighborhood for rabbits, cats and the occasional friendly human. They’ve sniffed every square inch of our streets, too. But hopefully soon, all we Adkissons will be back in shape.