Thai Dogs – Some Dogs Do Some Dogs Don’t

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I bought a Christmas present for two of our Thai dogs. Tang Moo and Pepsi.  A red hoodie jacket for Tang Moo and a green one for Pepsi. Thailand’s winter months can get a bit cold early morning and evenings.

Some Thai dogs do and some Thai dogs don’t

Some Thai dogs look after their Christmas presents. Some don’t. Both dogs started by looking very smart in their new winter warm outfits. Contrasting colours, in both hoodie and fur. Character too.

thai dog in red hoodie winter warmer

Tang Moo is the love of Wonderful Wi’s life. It’s me who gets the doggy bag. Tang Moo always gets the good food. She’s house trained, smarter than a chimpanzee and more cunning than a fox. Cunning in a cute way. Tang Moo is a real princess. This was her first hoodie and I was putting my money on her looking after it.

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Pepsi has the heart of a lion and is bad to the bone in a wayward, mischievous way. Pepsi will fight any dog come what may. Big dogs, bad dogs, any dog. He’s not won one battle yet because there’s not much to him. Just a big heart, fur and bones.

thai dogs 03Two years ago Pepsi got a smart blue hoodie for Christmas. Don’t be fooled by his ambrosial appearance. He lost it within 48 hours. Somewhere in the jungle. That puzzled me for a long time. How the hell does a dog take a hoodie off, especially a close-fitting one.

Pepsi likes to wander. Rice fields, water, anywhere. I didn’t hold out too much hope he’d keep his new green hoodie longer than a week.

Two days later

Both hoodies were still in tact mainly because they were taken off during the day and put back on early evening. This Christmas in Udon Thani temperatures were high most days and didn’t dip too much after dark. In past years I can recall some bitter cold evenings.

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Tang Moo’s hoodie looked as good as new. Maybe even newer. Not sure how that came about. A good sleep and the Princess would be ready for the Ball.

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To say Pepsi looked dishevelled would be dressing him up. The hoodie mud stained and grimy. The aftermath of another Rumble in the Jungle. He looked quite pleased about it though. He’s a very lovable rogue. Beneath the dirt there’s a very handsome man and at least he hadn’t lost his hoodie… thus far.

Thai dogs. Don’t you just love ’em.

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Martyn

I'm a sixty-year-old Englishman living in the town of Swindon in rural Wiltshire and I have a real deep desire to retire in Thailand one day. If you don't have a dream then you won't have a dream come true.

2 Responses

  1. Peter Smith says:

    you in Thailand now! I am also at Si Bun Ruang south of Nong Bua Lamphu, Noi and I would be delighted to visit you next time we come to Udon Thani

  2. Martyn says:

    Peter – I’m now back in the UK. Next trip will be April/May.

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