The piles of fallen leaves and cool crisp air make autumn our dog’s favorite time in the garden. CJ is a Shiba Inu with a thick under coat of fur and a fluffy curly tail. Summer growing season is too hot for him, but the fall is perfect. These days he is full of extra energy when we are outside. He will stand alert with head down and eyes at my feet, waiting for me to kick the leaves up into the air so he can catch one in his mouth.
We got him in an animal shelter almost 8 years ago. He is now 10 years old and still smiling.