Sentry Duty

We have shown you pictures this week of several of The Herd falling asleep after our Sunday afternoon hike.  But one member of The Herd must remain alert and on sentry duty.  That task fell to Kiska who was taking her job very seriously.

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Aren’t those eyes intent?  The stare piercing?  The face serious?  The ears, well, furry?  Yep, you can see that wooly coat gene showing in the ears.  Regardless, she maintained her sentry duty stare.  Even when I walked around to her other side:

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14 Comments

  1. Mochi on May 17, 2009 at 4:08 am

    Great job, Kiska! I love your furry ears!!! 🙂

    Mochi

  2. Steve & Kat on May 17, 2009 at 12:18 am

    I think those furry ears are so cute! I bet my mom would love to rub them.

    Kat

  3. Ozzie on May 16, 2009 at 11:19 am

    Look at those furry ears! Can you still hear OK Kiska? They are awfully cute!

    Ozzie

  4. Stella on May 16, 2009 at 10:24 am

    So, what do you do for fun, Kiska? I mean you don’t guard alll the time, do you?

    I’m like those guys above, I fall asleep guarding, except if its storming, when I look for someone to guard me!

    Kisses,
    Stella

  5. Princess Eva on May 15, 2009 at 11:04 pm

    We love the woolies and think your ears are be-woooooo-tiful

    Brice

  6. Huffle Mawson on May 15, 2009 at 10:08 pm

    It’s good to see a pup with focus.

    Huffle Mawson

  7. Kathryn and Ari on May 15, 2009 at 9:07 pm

    Wow, Kiska. You look wolfie! (and very beautiful).

  8. Hero on May 15, 2009 at 8:29 pm

    I leave the sentry duty in my house to the humans. Kiska is furry pretty!

    Hero

  9. NCmountainwoman on May 15, 2009 at 3:36 pm

    Our Goldens really do try to do sentry duty…but they always fall asleep anyway.

  10. the Army of Four on May 15, 2009 at 2:52 pm

    And she’s such a gorgeous BABE, too! Ha rooooo!
    Play bows,
    Zim

  11. Kira on May 15, 2009 at 10:52 am

    Great Job, Kiska, on sentry duty. You look amazing and marvelous doing it!
    -Kira The BeaWootiful

  12. brownie on May 15, 2009 at 9:51 am

    I too just looked at the profiles of all your pack (current & waiting at the Rainbow Bridge), and they are ALL amazing!!! Kiska is bootiful and looks like a great guard mom. 🙂

  13. Sweetie on May 15, 2009 at 8:59 am

    Gorgeous – i actually just went through all your dogs profiles and they are all amazing – i have 4 rescued English Bull Terrier – but grew up with Malamute Wolf mixes and huskies they are incredible dogs.

    Deb and the bully brats

  14. Khyra on May 15, 2009 at 8:48 am

    All THAT and THE FLUFFY TAIL!

    Kiska and I would get on furry furry well!

    We khan both stare with the best of ’em!

    Hugz&Khysses,
    Khyra

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