Tuesday, January 29, 2013


Last Tuesday morning it was 6 degrees. This morning it was 60. Ohio weather is very schizophrenic.

We went to class and I don't have much to say. I did alright but wasn't on fire like last week. We did some weave-entry drills and some sequences with special timing of front crosses.

The news of the day is this:

Mom and I went on our usual morning walk in our neighborhood. We were a couple streets over from our house, walking on the sidewalk when we look across the street and see a COYOTE lying in these people's front yard. Dead. But looking like it just fell asleep in the middle of the grass. Now you know, we live in a Columbus city neighborhood with lots of houses and sidewalks, etc. Very out of the ordinary.

Poor coyote. But what the heck do you do with a dead coyote in your yard?

Gotta zoom!



Cowspotdog said...

We reached 76 today !!!!!!! It is so windy too. Hey don't worry about having an off day - we all do little buddy - there is always next week and it will be more fun when you get out and play on your garden again

Sara said...

We're getting that warm weather tomorrow. Hard to believe.

I know there are coyotes around here, but I've never seen one - alive or dead. I think there are people you can call to remove dead wildlife. In fact, I know people around here who would probably cook it up for dinner!

It's ok if Ricky isn't "on fire" every week. Every dog does agility differently, and there is nothing wrong with that. The important part is spending time together.

Sagira said...

Today was o pretty out. How strange. Did the people know it was there?

Diana said...

Yup warm every where. Yea!! We have coyotes here too. I've seen a only 3 in 10 years. And 2 in the state park and one in my neighborhood. But I dont live in the city.

corbinwooten said...

I know--the weather is so odd!

That is scary about the coyote. I've heard more people mention sightings this year than last.

Kathy Mocharnuk said...

Wow, I wonder if the poor guy was poisoned or ate rodents that were poisoned, which would be scary, unless maybe it got hit with a car and was just able to get to the people's yard, not good for the coyote for sure. We have them around here but I've sure not seen dead ones. I used to live in New Mexico and when I was out riding you would see poisoned ones or horrific ones in spring traps because ranchers would kill them, I think there was a bounty, but I always felt so sad for those guys, ESP the ones that would know off limbs to get out of traps, :-(
Did Ricky have a good time even if he didnt seem on fire?

Dawn said...

Awww...that's sad. Hopefully there weren't any little kids (or dogs) at that house!

Hope Ricky had fun anyway, just being out and about and with his Mom!

Amy / Layla the Malamute said...

We're having schizophrenic weather too. It's crazy!

That's sad about the coyote. We saw one (alive) in my neighborhood once and I called fish and wildlife. They said there are coyotes in every single county in the state (NJ) and trust me, some counties are NOT where you'd ever expect a coyote!!

Lassiter Chase and Benjamin said...

Mommy wouldn't know what to do if she saw a coyote on the lawn dead or alive!!!

Mommy had a hard enough time with removing a dead snake once -- lets not get into that story!!!

Anonymous said...

We see coyotes occasionally, but people hate them around here, and shoot them. Drives me crazy. As long as they aren't hurting their livestock I say leave them alone.

Sorry you weren't on fire at agility, but I do hope you still had fun!


Bowser, coyotes in Columbus.

Essex & Sherman

Pippa Sheltie said...

How do you survive with all that heat and your fluffy coat?!
Over here, 10'C is roasting hot for us! Woof woof!
You seem to have great fun at classes!
Have a great day!
Pip :)
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Arran, Arthur and Mum said...

Oh dear, i wonder what happened with the coyote? I will has to look up the farenheit to centograde chart to see what temperatures you mean. BOL!
~Lickies, Ludo