Well Shadow drew the short straw. I stayed with our friends in the warm and dry and she had a morning out in the rain at the Swiss breeding test. She said it was nice to have her photo taken and see the other dogs, including my half sister but on balance she would have preferred to play with me. She had to sit in the car out of the way for some of the time, but at least she said that was dry!
What was great news was that both my elder half- brother Ustinov and my half-sister Valeria scored excellent in their tests and can now go on to have puppies. I am so proud of them. It will be my turn next year
Today is going to be exciting as we’re going to stay at a place called Zermatt and we’re going by train. I have to help carry our things in my rucksack as it would be too much for Mum to carry everything. I’m carrying a blanket for me and Shadow to sleep on and all our food. It means Shadow will have to be extra nice to me or I’ll eat hers as well. To be fair she would not really complain if I did, but I won’t be mean as she’s a good friend to me. We just need to see what the weather is like now to decide if we’re going up the mountain or not. Our Mistress went up before and couldn’t see anything because of the cloud so I don’t think she wants to do that all over again.
I’ve been on a train before but not for as long as this and I’m not sure that Shadow has ever done it, so it will be fun… I hope.
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