Combining hiking with meeting new canine friends makes for a perfect Saturday morning! Our veterinarians office, Animal Hospital of Waynesville, sponsored a Saturday morning hike for clients at Graveyard Fields.
Graveyard Fields is a valley with the stream Yellowstone Prong flowing through its center, creating water falls both at the upper end of the valley and the lower end (named, creatively enough, Upper Falls and Lower Falls. With the valley floor still above a 5,000 foot elevation, the air is usually cool and perfect for hiking. This is an excellent area for early and late season hikes, though we avoid it during the summer tourism season because of the crowds.
Come meet some of our new friends:
P.S. – Plans are being drafted for another hike, so we look forward to seeing these friends again – and meeting some new ones on the next hike.
Yesterday, was the first weekend day in a couple of weeks that was dry enough to go hiking, so we hit the trails. Do you think Cheoah was happy with that? Don’t forget that Cheoah is the Cherokee word for Otter. That might explain a few things.
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Rainy days create lots of fun. Like when hu-dad, in his ever stylish sleepy pants, sat down in the floor to give Cheoah a little attention. The “hu-dad in the floor alarm” was sounded and Cheoah was no longer alone. The ending result was a puppy pile.
It has been raining steadily here since Friday and, unfortunately, is expected to continue into Tuesday. Let’s just say a lot of us are eager for a break in the weather so we can get outside.
Once again, we have a cold, rainy weekend. The high all day was 43F, the fog was thick, and we had a drizzly rain. So what is the best way to spend such a day?
P.S. – No we can not explain the furry blanket that hu-dad is under, but it is comfortable.