June 2005 Sunday Tachikawa Showa Memorial Park
Kanto area Fun Day was held
at the Showa Memorial Park in Tachikawa City in Tokyo on June 12.
There were 17
two-legged and 11 four-legged participants.
Due to the park's immense size, there was a concern about whether
or not participants could find each other,
however, it was a needless worry as Airedales were hard to miss. Since
there were not as many park users as we
had initially expected, it was no problem to march with a bunch of
Airedales in one big group. It was a very hot day,
however, and so we all walked from one shade to another. Many passer-bys
seemed very interested in our group
and we got lots of questions about the breed and comments such as
how cute they looked.
We had a lunch break in the shady spot at the edge of the park's biggest
field, and talked about Airedales in a