Henry’s very fond of water

Greyhound related , Kim or Matt related , Photo essay June 15th, 2007

A photo essay

Matt and I went to Toys ‘R Us to purchase a wading pool for Henry, who, as I may have mentioned before, is very fond of water. As we discussed the various size options available (“Is that big enough for them?”), a matronly-looking woman with a child in a shopping cart beamed approvingly at us. I don’t think she realized we were discussing dogs, not kids.

We brought the pool home and started filling. Henry was very interested. At first, he only drank.

Henry investigates

“It’s not a big water bowl!” I scolded him. So then he tested out the water.

first toe

Finding it suitable, he proceeded.

almost there

After the requisite number of turns (roughly 8,354,632), he settled down. First, he went into his sphinx pose.


Finding insufficient space, he converted.


And then, about fifteen seconds later. . .


. . . he got out. Ingrate.

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