I’m still putting the final touches on Emmett’s Bucket List, but one of my goals was to incorporate more one-on-one activities with him. For many years, while he was working as a therapy dog, he and I did so many exciting things together. We both missed that.
So, as soon as I heard that the new Mexican restaurant in town allowed dogs on their patio, we planned a night out!
When we got there, he was SO excited. I posted his look of amazement on Instagram:
Honestly, it couldn’t have been a better evening. John and I, plus our friend Matt (Lukey’s musical pal) got a great table on the edge of the patio. Emmett immediately became the center of attention. The wait staff all came over to give him scratches, and he made instant buddies with a darling little boy at the next table over (who barely ate his dinner because he was watching Emmett the entire time).
He looked dashing in his collar and scarf from The Proper Puppy, I think! I’m calling this his “going out” set now.
Amy at GoPetFriendly.com frequently makes the point that it’s important to support pet-friendly businesses. I completely agree! As far as I know, this is the only one in Houma, so we may make this a weekly hot spot for Em! (Plus they have incredible margaritas for the human end of the leash.)
He did get bites of a few treats: chips, a little piece of chicken, a tiny bite of fish, a zucchini. He loved every minute of his night out! We’ll be doing it again very soon!
Does your town have many pet-friendly restaurants? Do you take your pup out to eat?