Picco turned 10 on May 18th and has gotten sweeter every year. He has a full life of traveling, hiking and of course, cuddling; doggie friends that have came and sadly gone. He's a little arthritic and seems to look forward to baths after hiking. He gets covered in warm towels after a bath which I'm sure sooths those aching joints.
People are always amazed at his age (not that 10 is really that old) but then most doodles look young all their lives. I am hoping for many, many more years with this sweet companion!