It’s Pumpkin Latte season at Starbucks… but more importantly its Halloween time. Although I’ve been to Starbucks at least a half a dozen times since “Pumpkin Spice Latte’s” came out, I love this season for something more important, or at least I think so. Las Vegas has so many wonderful opportunities in the fall… no cactuses aren’t changing colors but many fall themed fun activities can still be had.
Over the past bunch of years I pack up all the Pommies and take them to McKee’s Ranch that is just down the road from us. McKee’s is the place we pick up our pumpkins and get all of our fun fall photos taken. It was Maggie and Sofia’s most fun thing to do. Sofia loved to play on the Hay Stacks and play scarecrow supermodel.
Typically before our day of fun even begins, I plan the whole day out… even down to what “clothes” Niko and Yoki will be wearing down on the ranch. Being the only girls in the house, I tend to spoil Yoki with all the Tutus and Hair clips I can find. I’m so glad my little puppy mill survivor is such a good sport, allowing me to try on all the fall holiday goodies I’ve been able to acquire. I know sometimes she has to be thinking that her Pommy Mommy is a little off her rocker, especially during the fall holiday season. Her and her 7lbs of beautiful poof show off everything I have in her closet.
Now I probably shouldn’t admit this but Niko is the exact same way and I consider myself very lucky. I know that I can dress him up from head to toe in his favorite Jack Sparrow costume and he will just prance around the Mckee’s Ranch and show everyone how adorable he is… pirate eye patch and all. Arrr Matey!
This year we’re starting a new tradition and bringing baby Gio to McKee’s ranch with us! Oh yes, our little “human” baby will be 3 months old on October 6th! They say time flies…but wow! The three months he’s been with us already have gone by in the blink of an eye. I’m already conspiring with Yoki and Niko to figure out what to dress my “Three Little Amigos” in this year for our trip to what I call the pumpkin patch.
If you’re planning on taking your Pomeranian to a pumpkin patch this year I put together a simple check list of things that I pack up in a bag for my Pommy trip.
Pomeranian Pumpkin Patch Checklist
Fresh Water and Water Bowl
Hydration is always necessary for our little Pommys. Some places may not offer fresh water, so just in case it’s always a good idea to bring your own.
This is something I always keep in the back of my Jeep because places like pumpkin patches usually have a great spot for family picnics.
Camera to capture great photos
I love taking photos of my Poms outdoors. The all natural backdrop of a pumpkin patch will make taking photos easy and fun.
Sometimes our furry babies need a little extra entertainment, so I always make sure to pack a squeaky toy in my bag wherever we go. It’s great to keep on hand if they need something to keep them busy… plus they make awesome props.
Uhhh yeah, everyone loves a prepared Pommy Mommy! Don’t leave that stuff on the ground!
Don’t forget to pack a brush! Pumpkin patches have lots of straw and dust. While it’s fun for our Pommys to run around and play…. we all know how easy it is for straw to get stuck in our little babies fur! I use two different brushes… one is nylon and one looks like a rake, to give them a quick brushing before a photo shoots and to clean them up a little before they get back in the car to go home.
…and off we go!
I’ll pack up our bag and off to the patch we go! We’ve made so many fun memories at the Pumpkin Patch each year I always look forward to returning. Little Sophia was a hoot to take with us. My favorite memory of her was chasing the chickens at the pumpkin patch! My little three pound warrior princess Pomeranian was fearless! She would chase after those chickens dressed up in her pumpkin costume like it was her job… “Official” chicken herder!
If you’re looking for festive Halloween squeaky toys to take with you to the Pumpkin Patch… or to add a little festive flair to your furry baby’s Toy stash…. check out our Halloween Pommy Box. It’s a great way to keep your furry little one entertained this Halloween. It’s packed full of Halloween toys, treats and dress up accessories that are perfect for taking photos with.
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