Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona

Oak Creek


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
West Clear Creek



Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Woods Canyon Lake, Az.


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Ash Creek (north of Cordes Junction)


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
The wilds of my back yard


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Bonito Park on the Coconino National Forest


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Wild sunflowers at Bonito Park


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Wet Beaver Creek


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Mud puddle in the Superstition Mts.


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Wet Beaver Creek


Jessee The Three-Legged Cowgirl
Pumphouse Wash, a tributary of Oak Creek, Arizona


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
What the living room looks like if Jesterz doesn't go hiking.



What the living room looks like if Jesterz does go hiking.


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Jesterz at Watson Lake (near Prescott, Az.). She hiked all the way around
the lake, including a mile or so of off-trail boulder hopping. She's amazing.


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
End of the West Fork Trail (about 4 miles upstream from Oak Creek).


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
The big pool at the end of the Parson's Trail (144) in Sycamore Creek






Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
The West Fork of Oak Creek


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Ash Creek


Jessee the Three-Legged Cowgirl at Tempe Town Lake
Chick Magnet at Tempe Town Lake


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
In the San Francisco Peaks


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Up Sycamore Creek without a dog paddle.
Turns out dogs don't really need to paddle as long as they can kick real hard.



Butts-eye view of the lights of Phoenix
as seen from the top of Squaw Peak
(we climb Squaw Peak late at night, when there are
very few other hikers to complain about dogs on the trail).


Dog with balloons
At a recent birthday party, Jessee confirmed what
scientists have long suspected, which is that begging dogs
get 425% more treats if they have balloons tied to them.


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
Remnants of an ancient cliff dwelling in
Fay Canyon on the Coconino National Forest.


dog with bible
At my house, David is the father of Jessee.
In the Bible, however, Jesse is the father of David.
I'm not making this up. It's Judeo-Christian dogma.


Jessee in Lockett Meadow
Lockett Meadow in the San Francisco Peaks, Az.


Dog at railroad tracks
Near Tubac, Arizona


Jessee the Three-Legged Cattle Dog, a Blue Heeler mix who loves to hike Arizona
For a Cattle Dog, Jessee has surprizingly little effect on
livestock. She's just too friendly to intimidate anything.


Also see photos of my former hiking partner,
Blue Dog
the Flat Coated Retreiver