Tuesday, November 16, 2010

My first Airedale

More than 20 years (!) ago my late husband snapped this photo of me having a philosophical discussion with a very ungroomed Emma. Like many people, we didn't know what we were getting into when we brought her home. Both of us had grown up with dogs but not Airedales; and for us both, Airedales became the finest animal on the planet..


  1. Ooooo Sherry both you and your first Dale are fine specimans! Cool photo!!
    Smooches from pooches,
    Hootie & BabyRocketDog

  2. What a cute photo! Yes, we agree...Airedales Rock!

    Wyatt and Stanzie

  3. Been away awhile. Nice to come back to your blast from the past. She looks like she was a doll! Got to play catch up now...


  4. Sherry what a great photo of you and Emma.

    We thuglets know you have it right Airedales are the finest on the planet! WICKED

    Emma might have had the ungroomed look... we sometimes have it! LOL

    Big Nose Pokes
    The Thugletsx

    p.s. We would love to have Alanis & Mira over for a blast with us!

  5. Aaaaw Emma looks gorgeous. Our hooman often reminisces about her first Airedale. We have such big personalities and make a huge impact on our hoomans.

    Molly, Taffy and Monty

  6. What a great photo. We hope you got that kiss Emma was going in for.
    Love Ruby & Penny

  7. What a great photo! We agree - Airedales are the BEST!

    Love ya lots
    Maggie and Mitch

  8. GREAT photo! Thanks for sharing about the beginning of your Airedale love affair. :)

  9. This photo is so beautiful. It symbolises perfectly the relationship between human and dog.

    I love airedales and wish I've been able to spend more than five minutes with one. One day...

  10. A wonderful photo one sees the attachment of person and animal. Very dearly.
    Lots of love
    violett and the airedale-bears

  11. Don't know anything about airedales, but they seem like great dogs from what everyone says!