Tartok’s Tricks

You may remember The Herd’s cousin Tartok from the Slumber Party or from hanging out in the Jeep or even from the dog park (sorry, that video was taken back before I had learned a lot about how to get clearer videos).  But he has taken his talent to new heights by actually learning tricks.

First up, the shake:


Then, lay down.  Can you tell he is starting to get bored with showing off his tricks?


And then we had him repeat shake.  The interest was definitely waning:


After all of that effort, at least he deserves a belly rub:

Tartok Belly Rub

Exhausting work.  Tartok says good night:

Tartok Asleep

4 Comments

  1. Steve and Kat on October 8, 2008 at 2:26 pm

    Wow! Working hard! Great job.

    Kat

  2. Thor and Marco Polo on October 5, 2008 at 6:30 pm

    WOO WOO

    Your cousin is quite beautiful and so talented too! We agree – How many times do our humans expect us to do the same trick over and over! We see no point!

    Hugs
    Thor and Marco Polo

  3. The Army of Four on October 5, 2008 at 10:09 am

    Ooooh, yes! I definitely think he’d had his fill of performing after the first “shake”! 🙂 He is reallllllllllllllllllllllly handsome!
    Love,
    Ammy

  4. Khyra on October 5, 2008 at 9:41 am

    My favourite Tartok trikhk is where he humours that humans –

    Oh wait, that was ALL of them!

    BTW, nice studmuffin shot!

    Hugz&Khysses,
    Khyra

Leave a Comment





Read Another Story

← Back One Story ◊ OR ◊ Forward One Story →

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.

Exploding Oatmeal And Broken Water Lines

June 26, 2022

The dog didn’t eat my homework, but exploding oatmeal and broken water lines sure interfered with my novel writing this week.

Way Back Wednesday

Each week, we reach back into our vault of over 4,500 previous posts and share a favorite. We hope you enjoy this look back.

Is It Dinner Time Yet?

July 16, 2013 |

Natasha, Kiska and Qannik ask the most important question asked every day here at Chez Herd – Is it dinner time yet?

Visit Millerton, a fictional small town near Asheville NC, via D.K. Wall's novels. Ordinary people. Extraordinary events.