Gucci fell in the pool on Tuesday morning, first time ever! She will be 6 in January and I am posting this for those who have pools and *think* their dog is trained to stay away (like me) I think what happened was her top knot fell out during the night and when my husband took her out to pee at 6:30, she just couldn't see and fell in the pool. He was not outside when it happened but we generally wait around at the door and sometimes start coffee or tea in the kitchen (we let her out the kitchen sliding door) and he saw the pool waves and ran out there and got her out.
When he woke me up by telling me she fell in the pool, my heart dropped and I was in a total adrenaline fear state until I realized she was okay, but even then, I was rattled...
NOt 30 minutes later, my son drives his car into a tree and totals it on his way to school
What an awful, awful day Tuesday was. (he is okay, apparently the power steering quit working or the car cut off, we aren't sure but he said the steering wheel locked completely up and he couldn't move it, shifting into 2nd gear and accelerating during a turn...manual tranny)
But I guess back to my original scare, I never in a million years thought she'd fall in, she would cautiously sniff at the pool, but stay a foot or so back and stretch in to sniff the pool, so just becasue you have a grown up dog, that's not a guarantee of anything.
I'm just grateful she's okay and am looking forward to closing the pool this weekend.