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

Today's Thundering Herd Story

The Head Tilt

February 5, 2023 |

Frankie’s nickname, Mr. Suave, comes from his calm demeanor, his unflappable ways (well, except for thunder), and his incredible knack for finding ways to get the humans to do his bidding. Hu-Dad wasn’t quite moving fast enough to open the door and let Frankie escape back to his comfy, warm bed, so he threw in the head tilt for emphasis. Yes, it worked.

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This Week's Thundering Herd Special Features

Monday Musing

Weekly thoughts from our Hu-Dad with the latest updates on his writing projects, the books he's reading, and a gratuitous dog photo of us.

Diners and Greasy Spoons

February 5, 2023

A memory of a cross-country trek through small towns and eating at the diners and greasy spoons that served the best food and hospitality.

Way Back Wednesday

Each week, we reach back into our vault of over 4,700 previous posts and share a favorite. We hope you enjoy this look back.

The Big Secret

July 21, 2014 |

You know Typhoon as the impish Little Prince, always into mischief. But he has been hiding something and, today, we reveal Typhoon’s big secret.

This Past Week's Thundering Herd Stories

HoverSibe Engaged

February 4, 2023 |

We often explained that Landon has springs in his paws, the bouncy kangaroo antics that give him the nickname Boom Boom. When he really wants to fly, though he needs the HoverSibe engaged. Note no paws touching the ground and sonic Boom Boom speed has been achieved.

Dear Weatherman

February 3, 2023 |

Dear weatherman. Dogs here. We haven’t had any snow this year and all it’s done is rain. Can you fix our weather please? We suffered through yet another rainy day Thursday. Our ground is soggy and so are we canines. We don’t care what the groundhog said yesterday, but we’re ready for some better weather.

Royal Disdain

February 2, 2023 |

Hu-Dad issued a command for “All Dogs” to go inside the house. The others responded, but His Royal Highness Little Prince Typhoon Phooey ignored the request. When Hu-Dad followed up with the comment, “I meant you too,” this was the look for the Little Prince. Apparently, he was waiting on a special invitation.

Radar Lock

January 31, 2023 |

Is there any doubt that Roscoe is focused? The eyes have locked into their target and the tail points the way. A Hu-Dad mugging will occur in just a few seconds, so the photo had to be quick.

Mesmerized

January 29, 2023 |

We love spending time with our Hu-Dad, especially when he is absorbed in his busyness. We are gripped by his work effort and couldn’t be more enthralled. One need only take one look at Landon and know exactly how mesmerized we are.

Telling Vet Tales

January 28, 2023 |

His Royal Highness Little Prince Typhoon Phooey made an impression on a veterinary practice we’ve never been to before. For all the details, click the link.

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