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

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.

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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.

Treadmill Love

January 15, 2024

If I hadn’t visited the gym on New Year’s Day, I would have never witnessed treadmill love. I thought I would share my misfortune with you.

Recent Thundering Herd Stories

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!

Trouble Brother Treat Challenge

Trouble Brother Treat Challenge

November 7, 2023 |

Poor Typhoon needs more calories. Roscoe needs to watch what he eats. That combination leads to the Trouble Brother Treat Challenge.

Frankie’s Twelfth Herdaversary

October 22, 2023 |

We are celebrating Frankie’s twelfth Herdaversary today. Don’t worry, though, he keeps up with all our walks and still enjoys his naps!

Landon’s Seventh Herdaversary

October 16, 2023 |

You may find this as hard to believe as we do, but we’re celebrating Landon’s seventh herdaversary since he came bouncing into Chez Herd.

Hu-Dad's Novels

His books pay for our food!