Gary Butler, of Duluth, followed slowly behind his 14-year-old Husky mix, Daisy, around the outside of the parking lot at Rice's Point on Thursday morning.

Although time has slowed Daisy, she still leads the way while Butler follows in his car due to lung issues.

"We try to get out here every day," Butler said.

The duo usually makes a couple laps around the lot before heading home to take a nap.

Daisy, a 14-year-old Husky mix, leads her owner, Gary Butler, of Duluth, as she walks the perimeter of the parking lot at Rice’s Point in Duluth on Thursday. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Daisy, a 14-year-old Husky mix, leads her owner, Gary Butler, of Duluth, as she walks the perimeter of the parking lot at Rice’s Point in Duluth on Thursday. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Daisy, a 14-year-old Husky mix, gets a drink from the St. Louis River after barking at waves that rolled on Rice’s Point in Duluth on Thursday morning. Even at 14, Daisy still walks around the parking lot almost every day. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Daisy, a 14-year-old Husky mix, gets a drink from the St. Louis River after barking at waves that rolled on Rice’s Point in Duluth on Thursday morning. Even at 14, Daisy still walks around the parking lot almost every day. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Gary Butler, of Duluth, holds the door open after placing a stool next to his car for his 14-year-old Husky mix, Daisy, after a walk in the parking lot at Rice’s Point in Duluth on Thursday morning. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Gary Butler, of Duluth, holds the door open after placing a stool next to his car for his 14-year-old Husky mix, Daisy, after a walk in the parking lot at Rice’s Point in Duluth on Thursday morning. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Daisy, a 14-year-old Husky mix, shows off her seasoned puppy-dog eyes before getting a pet along the shore of the St. Louis River on Rice’s Point in Duluth on Thursday. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Daisy, a 14-year-old Husky mix, shows off her seasoned puppy-dog eyes before getting a pet along the shore of the St. Louis River on Rice’s Point in Duluth on Thursday. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

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