Beach BARK Rage

It has come to my attention that I have embarrassing beach behaviors.

I was informed that I have TDHD, Temporary Dog Hearing Disorder.
Do I? I don’t think so …
Apparently, when I’m told its time to go I look the other way …

I was just thanking the ocean for a joyful swim.

However, there are times I want to go for another round of swimming.
I find that sitting and looking the other way is a good clue to send a message …
Hana Hou! Hana Hou! Hana Hou!
Hana Hou is a Hawaiian word that means Do It Again or One More Time.

Another complaint that has come to my attention is about my BARKING.
I hardly bark. I only bark when it is necessary.
My mom says I BARK! BARK! BARK! at the beach.
It seems that my barking has been soooo loud that white stuff comes out of my mouth.

Well, I’m just sending a message and I can only do it through barking.
I want to go for another round of swimming and retrieve my toy.

I am a Golden Determined to get into the water, swim and retrieve my toy.

What do you think? Did I get to swim again?

Lots of Golden LVE n Woofs


  1. says

    Oh Sugar this was great. I have found that communicating (barking) is an effective way to get what you are asking for. And if the humans did not have THHD (temporary Human Hearing Disorder) then maybe we would not bark so much. Love that happy last photo. It really shows how much you love the beach.

  2. says

    We can TELL how much you love the beach Sugar!!! Bet it is so cool living at the beach!! We also think that your mom probably let you go in the water…just one more time!! xoxo Chloe and LadyBug (who also love the beach, but don’t get to go there NEARLY enough!)

  3. Daisy says

    No one could ignore your happiness and sweet face, Sugar! We’re sure ‘hana hou’ was in your immediate future.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  4. says

    Hey Sugar, Jet here.

    ABSOLUTELY… you clearly, proactively communicated your needs and desires. This should be justly rewarded.

    The only caveat (VBP) comes from Mom…

    Sweet Sugar, when the sun begins to fade, shark time rises and your Mom wants to keep you safe. If she asks you to leave the beach at twilight, please listen. :)

  5. says

    MOL MOL Sugar TDHD…that is hilarious. I’ pretty sure TDHD is cured by dips in the Pacific!!

    Mom says I was born w selective hearing…I hear what I select to hear like kibble being opened etc.
    Hugs Your BFFF Madi

  6. MadSnapper says

    the evidence shows, you did bark, you did turn your head and you did go swimming. Baby suffers from the temporary hearing disorder, jake does not. baby barks her head off and jake does not…

  7. says

    We think you got to swim again. Who could says NO to that face? Mommy says she would be begging to swim in that beautiful water, too. Happy Monday, Sugar. XOXO

  8. says

    Oh Sugar, you crack me up and make me want to go out and get a Golden Retriever for my Newfie/Lab, Y-Bo to play with! Hope you get back to the ocean soon!

  9. says

    I sure hope you got to swim again Sugar! Good move on the ignoring! LOL! You look so darn cute when your barking, I’m sure your Momma can’t resist! :)

  10. says

    I’m thinking you got to have that last swim. I know how things work here with our Little Bit. It’s all about her. I’m sure it’s all about you too.

    Have a woof woof day Sugar. My best to your parents. :)

  11. Dugan says

    Great pictures Sugar — And I always practice the “look the other way” plan whenever my humans want me to do something I don’t want to do. :-)

  12. says

    Oh, who could say no to that cute face?? My pup, Rita, has TDHD too – but not when we are leaving; it’s when she sees the lady that she knows brings treats to the beach. She can’t hear Momma for anything once she sees Treat Lady!

  13. says

    Who could deny you another swim in that wonderful ocean?! You’re a natural islander, Sugar – you look great on that beach! 😀

  14. Sarge says

    Hey Sugar!
    Wow, I have selective hearing too! We only need to listen and obey when it really suits us. More swimmie time is a total priority. As to that white stuff…I think that’s sea foam! BOL
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

  15. says

    Sounds to me like your mom is not reading your signals correctly. Who in their right mind would want to leave the beach anyway? Certainly not you or me 😉

  16. says

    Sugar, it looks like you’re having a blast! You should pop over and see what my duck, Jimmy, does while he swims. He doesn’t listen, either.

  17. Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning says

    Mom says we all suffer from THDH too and we don’t even go to the beach. At least Phantom has an excuse because he doesn’t hear very well anyway.

    Happy beaching !

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning