It may be that he’s feeling lazy because of the summertime heat – or perhaps he’s just feeling lazy, period – but either way, Maxwell seems to be less than normally active these days.
He’s always liked using his toys, beds, shoes and anything else he can find to rest his head, but he seems to be going to ever more desperate lengths for a chin support these days.
In this following photo, the laziness is understandable; this was near the end of our walk on a very hot morning last week, and Max had had enough. While it may look like a pleasant portrait of a dog relaxing in the shady grass, it’s actually a document of his having plopped down in the shade, and his subsequent refusal to budge another inch.
Although if it were just the heat, I don’t understand why he likes to nap under our heavy blanket…