It was kind of a wild Christmas morning here! I don’t know what it was, but I swear I have never seen the crew quite so excited about opening presents before. They were well spoiled this year, with one bag of gifts (including treats and one or two toys) each, plus the Pooch Party Pack I had wrapped and a special gift for the crew from One Dog Organic Bakery (affiliate link). See the paw print bag in the center front? That nice wrapping came right along with the festive tin full of Immunity Support organic dog treats.
The Pooch Party Pack was the special Thanksgiving box version, and full of many different treats all made by small USA companies. We had a little excitement when Luke stuck his head in the box, pulled something out of there, and went running away with it! Not only did I not know what he had in his mouth, but assumed there was still packaging on it and didn’t want him eating the whole thing, packaging and all (which he would do). He didn’t give in easily, but ultimately he is a good boy and let the Dadz take it away. It turned out to be turkey claw! No wonder he was so excited, he’s never had one of those before (there was also a turkey neck for later)!
We got him back and they continued opening their other presents. They each had their own bag.
There were a few toys including, of course, one West Paw Design ball and another ball from Planet Dog. In retrospect, we should have taken video, because it was hard to get any non-blurry photos out of this bunch!
I don’t know what got into them….was it too much being nice while waiting for Santa to come, and all the naughtiness was just waiting to bust out? Sheba stole one of Luke’s toys from him, and somehow Cricket got involved and all heck broke loose. Long story short….lucky for us, neither Sheba nor Luke want to fight (Cricket is the scrapper), so we were able to get things under control. After that, the Dadz took them all outside for some play with the new balls. Obviously there was some energy that needed to be burned off!
After outside play, they all settled down and either took naps or played nicely with the new toys. Here Luke is enjoying the Multi-Pet toy with two large squeakers (it has since had it’s tail and ears chewed off….).
I had also baked two kinds of treats for the dogs on Christmas Eve, and we ended our day by all having steak for dinner! The Dadz and I are on vacation this week, Sheba is back to playing, so they’ll be getting lots of extra play time, and we’re expecting a snow storm as well. Hopefully it turns out to be a good week and we’ll be ringing in the new year with lots of family time!