Guard Dogs

Siberian Huskies have a reputation of being lousy guard dogs.  But our cousin Tartok is an excellent guard dog.  Our humans go over to Tartok’s house (also know as our hu-dad’s parent’s house – so our hu-grandparents) on Saturday nights for dinner.  Tartok loves the visit and guards the door.  Not from intruders, but trying to prevent anyone from leaving.


Excellent job, huh?

By the way, tomorrow is a very special day at Chez Herd.  Can anyone guess?


  1. Denns the Vizsla on June 10, 2009 at 9:09 am

    “None shall pass.”

  2. Huffle Mawson on June 9, 2009 at 11:33 pm

    I’m assuming the cost of passing out of the door is a snack of some kind.

    Is it somepuppy’s birthday tomorrow?

    Huffle Mawson

  3. Mochi on June 9, 2009 at 10:41 pm

    Great job Tartok!

    I say a birthday too. 🙂


  4. Ozzie on June 9, 2009 at 7:45 pm

    I am great at this when it is time to go out for the before sleep wizz. I refuse. Just let me sleep darnit!

  5. the Army of Four on June 9, 2009 at 2:59 pm

    Way to go, Tartok! He does a great job!
    Oooh, special day!??! Umm… some puppy’s birthday? Adoption day? We can’t wait to find out!!!
    Tail wags,

  6. Woodrow, Sweetie & MJ on June 9, 2009 at 9:42 am

    Wonderful job – i do this to mommy all the time – she has to lift me and move me to get out the door – sometimes she just drags me over to the side.

    good job protecting the house


  7. The OP Pack on June 9, 2009 at 9:24 am

    Ha Ha, Princess Eva – very good!!!

    Maybe someone’s gotcha day or a milestone in blogging?

    Thanks for the nice blog commment.

    Woos, the OP Pack

  8. princess eva on June 9, 2009 at 8:40 am

    Are you getting your own goat??

    Princess Eva

  9. Life With Dogs on June 9, 2009 at 7:49 am

    Sounds like Tartok would make a good prison guard!

  10. Khyra on June 9, 2009 at 6:57 am

    I khop a similar pawsition when Mom goes in the powder room – I won’t have her getting out without ME!

    Hmmm? Tomorrow? Brown Trukhk Delivery Day?

    Oh wait: Walkin’ Wednesday!


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