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Monday, August 8, 2011

Boston Terriers Gone Mad, at the Mad Dog Run

Boston Terrier meetup
Photo by myself at the Madison Square Park dog Run, at 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue.

A meetup was held this weekend in Madison Square Park. Boston terriers and their owners descended on the dog run that is also known as 'Mad Dog Run'.

At least 20 nutty black and white dogs pranced on the pea gravel. Incredibly enough, our dog Rupert is not in the photo above. He must have been causing trouble elsewhere.

Boston Terriers come in different sizes and body types. Some are more gangly, bug-eyed, athletic or hyper than others. They all share an alertness and love for rowdy play.

The cutest dogs had to have been the puppies. Aboute 50% of their play wrestling revolves around head fakes and giving each other the 'stink eye'.

Boston Terrier meetup

Boston Terrier meetup

Boston Terrier meetup

Boston Terrier meetup
There's our dog Rupert on the left, emerging victorious. He leaves his buddies in the dust.

Related posts: Dogs in Fur Coats, on Madison Avenue, It's a Dog's Life, at the Mad Dog Run and Doggy Bag, on the Q Train.


Olivier said...

bravo a Ruppert, c'est lui qui a gagné la balle ;)

biebkriebels said...

There are a lot of them! They are very cute and your Rupert is the cutiest of course.

Leif Hagen said...

Looks like Ruppert and his buddies were really having a fun time!

s.c said...

Nice little story. Love giving them a "stink eye" and the illustration of that.

RedPat said...

How cute is that!

Marcia said...

Totally love these Meet Ups. I took my dachshund Eddie to one once and he was ignored by all the other dachsies, but the bigger dogs all wanted to play with him. Needless to say Eddie hid under a bench the whole time.

Lily Hydrangea said...

OH MY GOsh! I want...all of them!!!!
love what you wrote Kitty-how funny!

Elettra said...

very many beautiful breeds of dogs, big event !!!!!!!!!!!

Pierre said...

Hi Kitty
It appears that the dog is like his master. It's a dog festival:)

Joanne said...

I love this!!! They are sooooo cute.... Go Rupert!!

sonia a. mascaro said...

Wow! Looks they all had a fun time!