05 June 2008

Long-legged beauty with freckles

5 June 08 - 6 miles - 47.58 min

We have recently adopted an English Setter, Leroy, abandoned by his owner and left on a chain for weeks. Leroy is quite big for his breed, a three-colour setter with large head and lots of light brown freckles. He is a handsome long-legged dog with loads of energy and beautiful soft stride. I have started taking him on runs with one of my blond retrievers and leaving the second behind. The blonds can only just keep up with Leroy.

On my usual 6 mile circuit I regularly improve by more than 5 minutes when I take him. And he doesn't even pant when we are back.

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