Walkhaven Meetup Pics etc 11 Oct

Today we had our first meetup at Walkhaven Dog Park. I had never been before, but always wanted to go πŸ™‚

The turnout was amazing… I’m guessing there were 25 to 35 beagles who came through during the afternoon. A couple of new faces who we don’t know from the hunts, but got the info off our Facebook Group and our Twitter account.

It’s quite a different environment to the hunts, and a few of us were a little nervous of letting our dogs off lead.

Walkhaven is a great place… the licensed restaurant is built up on a deck which overlooks the whole property, and the lake in the middle. There are tables and chairs dotted around under the trees and a little lapa down by the lake. There’s lots of long grass for the dogs to play in… and LOTS of wonderful black mud for them to get filthy in!! (which they DID!)

Everyone seemed to have a GREAT time (beagles and people) whether it was chilling on the deck with a beer, or exploring the area, or having a swim in the lake… or even being thrown in the lake to get the mud off (no names mentioned Jet, Ninja, Oscar I’m looking at you boys!!).

Our next social event is a fundraising walk at Zoo lake on Sunday 25 October (click here for more)

And the next Walkhaven day is Sunday 22 November (click here for more) … come along with the family, it’s great fun!!

Here are some pics I took during the day… (Click on a picture to enlarge it)

Walkhaven

Walkhaven

Oscar and Coda (jack russel pretending to be a beagle!)

Oscar and Coda (jack russel pretending to be a beagle!)

The Deck & Restaurant

The Deck & Restaurant

A few of the beagles going to explore

A few of the beagles going to explore

Harry, Coda and Oscar running up and down the bank

Harry, Coda and Oscar running up and down the bank

the view of the restaurant from the other side of the lake

the view of the restaurant from the other side of the lake

Oscar, Harry and Ninja pretending to be on a hunt

Oscar, Harry and Ninja pretending to be on a hunt

Coda, Harry and Oscar testing the water

Coda, Harry and Oscar testing the water

Harry, Oscar and Coda swimming... Ninja and Snoopy spectating

Harry, Oscar and Coda swimming... Ninja and Snoopy spectating

Harry shaking, Oscar getting out... Coda trying to get out, Ninja trying not to get his back paw wet... and human spectators enjoying the beagles romping!

Harry shaking, Oscar getting out... Coda trying to get out, Ninja trying not to get his back paw wet... and human spectators enjoying the beagles romping!

Rolling around trying to get dry

Rolling around trying to get dry

Oscar, Coda and Jet racing around

Oscar, Coda and Jet racing around

beagles on the wobbly bridge

beagles on the wobbly bridge

Harry and Oscar trying to find the best spot to get out. Jet watching from the bridge.

Harry and Oscar trying to find the best spot to get out. Jet watching from the bridge.

Nothing like a good shake after a swim (check out Coda's teeth!!)

Nothing like a good shake after a swim (check out Coda's teeth!!)

Snoopy telling the world how much he loves Walkhaven

Snoopy telling the world how much he loves Walkhaven

Snoopy watching Harry roll in dried black grass

Snoopy watching Harry roll in dried black grass

Coda in mid air! Check out Jets black mud stockings!!!

Coda in mid air! Check out Jets black mud stockings!!!

Jet got thrown in the water to wash his mud stockings off

Jet got thrown in the water to wash his mud stockings off

8 Responses to “ Walkhaven Meetup Pics etc 11 Oct ”

  1. Tanya says:

    Yesterday was such fun!
    And since we got home from Walkhaven, Harry has been SO loving – I think he’s saying thanks for a wonderful day!!

    Can’t wait til the next one! (22 Nov)

  2. yes it was a blast !! Bet walkhaven has never seen anything like it !! all these naughty beagles !

  3. Tanesh says:

    Looking forward to meeting up again as well as bringing Royce and Bentley through for their maiden hunt!

  4. timmo says:

    it was great, we only left at 7!! dogs loved it, and the new fatty ran around and lost some weight, looking forward to the next one!

  5. Tanya admin says:

    @Tanesh … I’m sorry I never got to meet you guys! πŸ™ … I’ve added your email address to my mailing list, and will keep you up to date on all our events! πŸ™‚

    @timmo i’m glad fatty had some cardio πŸ™‚ we will definately stay for sun-downers next time πŸ˜€

  6. Carmel and Gavin says:

    Glad we have decided to have a few meet ups in summer aswell. It was a great afternoon and Snoopy and Koda had an absolute ball. Koda is already missing his new BFF’s Oscar and Harry. Both dogs crashed for the entire trek back to the East ( Which is very unusual for Koda – lol ). Counting the sleepies till the next one.

  7. Tanya says:

    Oops – I spelt Koda’s name wrong in the post :/ sorry boy!

  8. Mathilda says:

    So Sorry we missed it, we were so looking forward to it, but then hubby got stung by bees on Friday and all our plans for the weekend went out the window! Looks like you guys really had a lot of fun! Definately seing you in Nov!!!!!!!!!

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