One Of Those Days!!

Instead of leaving Mollie the Collie at home yesterday; we though it would be good for her to come with us and walk around the park whilst my youngest son and daughter ran Cross Country.

A nice though turned out to be more stress then I could imagine!

Mollie loves chasing her frisbee; so as soon as we got to the park she wanted to be let of the lead to play. She tugged and pulled to get off but eventually realised she had to stay on the lead. 

Here she is nicely waiting for my sons race to begin. She is OK with seeing running; run by her but when she heard us call my sons name she started going crazy wanting to run with him. She love to run with him at the park after school; so why can’t she run with him now, she must have though!?

As soon as my sons race was over, we seen grandma and her partner who was watching the race and offered to take Mollie a walk. Great, she had been pulling me all around all morning.

Mollie is so excitable whenever she see’s someone she know, the hyponess started all again and she pulled back to fuss and fell out of her collar.

She was free, no lead, no collar and all the excitement had built up and she ran and ran and ran!

Untrained dog at it’s best! Straight into the woods and near the cross county course!

Running and jumping, sprinting and very, very excitable.

My son who had finished his race, had to sprint one way, us lot another.

Thankfully she never noticed the runners on the course just at the side of us and eventually I got hold of her. Stress at it’s best. I just wanted to curl up and hide or burst into tears!

Back on the lead and off she goes for a walk! Time to breath! Only to returned covered in dog poo what she had rolled in!! Grrr…

Dog eh!?

Don’t you just love them!!

Eventually she calmed down and a woman walked by her and say to her dog ” Why can’t you be nice and well behaved like this dog?”

I just opened my mouth as to speak, shut it quickly and smiled nicely!!

If only she knew how well behaved Mollie had been, lol!!

Guess who is not going to next months  Cross Country!?

Linking up with My Sunday Photo.

Claire Justine

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  1. Debbie Roberts - Debs Random Writings
    2nd October 2016 / 8:05 am

    Hi Claire Justine, the joys of owning a dog! We have five of them, each with varying degrees of discipline and all with there own traits. Basically we have a dog for all occasions! A couple of ours would have acted just like Molly, wanting to be part of everything. And at other times they can also appear to be the perfect dogs, but we know differently.xx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      2nd October 2016 / 2:27 pm

      Thanks Deb, she is usually OK but likes her morning run first, lol ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. SarahMummy
    2nd October 2016 / 8:43 am

    Oh dear! That does sound very stressful. I would definitely be staying away from cross country races too!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      2nd October 2016 / 2:28 pm

      Hehe, had a nice and restful day today Sarah ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. OneDad3Girls
    2nd October 2016 / 9:31 am

    Oh dear, sounds like it didn't go according to plan Thank you for linking up

    • Clairejustine oxox
      2nd October 2016 / 2:31 pm

      Hehe, never a dull moment !! Thnaks for hosting and stopping by.

  4. Tamar SB
    2nd October 2016 / 11:50 am

    Uh oh! Mollie! Sounds like she wanted a chance at a medal!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      2nd October 2016 / 2:31 pm

      Hehe, she sure did!

  5. Kim Carberry
    2nd October 2016 / 1:07 pm

    Ohh! Mollie sounds like quite a handful but she is such a beautiful dog x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      2nd October 2016 / 2:32 pm

      Ha, just when she doesn't get her morning run ๐Ÿ™‚ I was just thinking the other day, how she had calmed down a lot too, typical ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Anonymous
    2nd October 2016 / 4:27 pm

    Aww bless!!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd October 2016 / 7:11 pm


  7. Coombe Mill
    2nd October 2016 / 8:44 pm

    Aw bless Molly ,, keen to enjoy her run too

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd October 2016 / 7:12 pm

      True, if I had got up early, she would have had her run and been OK. Lesson learned ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    3rd October 2016 / 12:59 pm

    This stressed me out just reading it! I'm glad she was ok and didn't get too far away from you. Silly Mollie!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      3rd October 2016 / 7:12 pm

      Hehe, sorry Heather ๐Ÿ˜‰

  9. pinkoddy
    3rd October 2016 / 1:47 pm

    LOL sounds like quite an adventure for Mollie – not so much for you.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:20 am

      Ha, thanks Joy ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Jon
    3rd October 2016 / 4:06 pm

    What a lovely collie! I've always wanted one as they just seem to be so full of energy and are ideal for days out like this!! Great Post!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:21 am

      Thanks Jon, she is lovely and full of energy ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Joanna Victoria -x
    3rd October 2016 / 5:24 pm

    What a lovely dog. It must have been stressful and quite an adventure.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:21 am

      Thanks Joanna, she is good most of the time,but not when you want her too!!

  12. beautyqueenuk
    3rd October 2016 / 8:47 pm

    It doesnt sound like it went to plan but what a beautiful dog x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:22 am

      Thanks lovely, ha, it never seams to go quite to plan with Mollie ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Lilinha
    3rd October 2016 / 9:23 pm

    What a cute doggie Mollie is! As handful as they are, I love dogs and I wish we had one! :)

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:24 am

      Thanks Lilinha ๐Ÿ™‚ She is also so sweet too..

  14. Marie Barber
    3rd October 2016 / 9:34 pm

    Cute dog! I can only imagine how stressful that was!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:26 am

      Thanks Marie, she is usually OK. Apart from the chasing cars bit ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. ana de jesus
    3rd October 2016 / 11:08 pm

    Haha she is so adorable though but sorry to hear about the stress on the day!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:28 am

      Thanks Ana ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. Stella Olojola
    4th October 2016 / 8:39 am

    Your dog is so beautiful. Sorry to hear about the stress. It must have been hard.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:35 am

      Thanks Stella ๐Ÿ™‚ Hehe, she stresses me one way or the other everyday. Like yesterday she ate my trainer laces! but she is also so sweet and gets away with it:)

  17. Jemma
    4th October 2016 / 10:52 am

    Quite an adventure- she's such a pickle but very beautiful!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:36 am

      Hehe, thanks Jemma ๐Ÿ™‚

  18. Kara Guppy
    4th October 2016 / 7:31 pm

    Haa, sounds like she just wanted to join in

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:40 am

      Hehe, she so did ๐Ÿ™‚

  19. Newcastle Family Life
    4th October 2016 / 8:57 pm

    Haha it sounds stressful. She looks like such a lovely dog x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:42 am

      Thanks, she is lovely most of the time, haha!

  20. Natalia
    5th October 2016 / 5:35 am

    what a lovely dog! I'm glad to know you had such a lovely morning, I love Autumn weather to do things like these ๐Ÿ™‚ x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 5:43 am

      I love cross country on a nice Autumn morning ๐Ÿ™‚

  21. pixiedusk
    5th October 2016 / 11:32 am

    Lovely read! Some days are really more challenging than the others =) #mysundayphoto

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th October 2016 / 7:19 pm

      Thanks lovely, aww that is true ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. Zena's Suitcase
    6th October 2016 / 6:30 pm

    I have lots of these good ideas, that turn into similar disasters but with a 2 and 4 year old instead.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      7th October 2016 / 9:19 am

      Aww, no ๐Ÿ™ I can remember these days well ๐Ÿ™‚

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