Boris is amazing, but he has one habit that isn't so amazing.
He loves to get filthy.
Every walk ends the same way, no matter how careful I am to avoid known puddles and muddy areas, he can seek out the smallest puddle to roll in.
He always looks so pleased with Himself, it's impossible to get upset, all you can do is smile and ensure there are plenty of towels in the car.
Boris has the most amazingly soft black shiny coat when it's not covered in mud and muck, so there's something to be said for mud baths, must try it out myself sometime to improve my own skin.
You can't deny his happy face, so out come the treats, which I know encourages him, but I can't deny him his enthusiasm and fun for life.
Boris is the living proof that a dirty dog is a happy dog, luckily all it takes to get him clean again is a quick brush once he's dried off and you'd never know he's a Mud Monster.