A team of misbehaving Siberian Huskies, known as The Thundering Herd for the sound as they approach, and their hapless humans.

Since 2007, over 5,000 stories have been posted to this website about the lives of rescued Siberian Huskies living at Chez Herd in Asheville NC, their forever home after a rough start to life. These are stories of fun, mischief, and adventure—with just a sprinkling of education mixed in.

The stories are told by the stars, the dogs of Chez Herd, and transcribed by D. K. Wall, also known as the Hu-Dad. He spends his days penning novels. You can find out more at his website, dkwall.com.

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The Latest Thundering Herd Story

When A Little Rain Falls

June 27, 2024 |

With our hot, dry summer here in Asheville, Landon knows a celebration is in order when a little rain falls—a roll in the wet grass.

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Hu-Dad's Latest Musing

Our Hu-Dad shares the latest updates on his writing projects, the books he's reading, and other details in random musings posted on his website. You can check out his novels there as well.

Mama Bear Warning

July 12, 2024

Mama Bear crashed through the underbrush, growling and snorting with her eyes locked on her targets—us. Her warning was clear.

Recent Thundering Herd Stories

Roscoe racing across the yard for dinner

The Power of Oh

April 24, 2024 |

Caught off guard by Roscoe’s change in routine, Hu-Dad discovered the power of oh and how a single word could change everything.

Goodbye, Little Prince

March 15, 2024 |

We woke this morning to rain rolling in, fitting for our mood, as Typhoon let us know that he was ready. We weren’t, of course. We never are. As much as we know it’s coming, nothing prepares us for it. Even holding him a month ago as we watched the ultrasound show us this health…

Snow Day (More or Less)

January 20, 2024 |

We had a snow day. More or less. Mainly less. But at least it snowed during our afternoon walk and we got to pretend for a bit.

Typhoon’s 11th Herdaversary

January 4, 2024 |

Today, we’re celebrating Typhoon’s 11th Herdaversary and wondering how our mischievous puppy can be 12 years old.

Frankie Suave says a quiet yard is a good yard. - Morning Rituals

Morning Rituals

December 19, 2023 |

Frankie Suave’s deviation from the morning rituals led to a debate with Hu-Dad over expected behavior in the yard.

Roscoe’s Fifth Herdaversary

November 17, 2023 |

We want to wish our big, lovable lug—and Typhoon’s bestest buddy ever—a very happy Roscoe’s Fifth Herdaversary!

Hu-Dad's Novels

His books pay for our food!