Art of Begging

Kodiak has been well trained by the masters of the Army of FourZim and Stormy.  Click their names to see the post with their begging skills demonstrated.  And now that you have done that, could you resist this face when you are trying to eat your breakfast?



  1. Biloxi and Siber-sibs on July 27, 2009 at 11:03 pm

    Da look works efurry time.
    Husky kisses,

  2. Woodrow, Sweetie & MJ on July 27, 2009 at 12:02 pm

    What a great job – it would have worked with our mommy – she is a push over – but like eva and bricey said a well timed whine doesnt hurt either

    Woodrow, Sweetie & MJ

  3. Mochi on July 27, 2009 at 12:49 am

    Mom and dad would totally give you what you want! I sit nicely when I’m begging and sometimes I will lay my head on their lap! 🙂

    Did you get anything?


  4. The OP Pack on July 26, 2009 at 7:43 pm

    ABsolutely need to give him something right now. TD does the same thing here but he adds the touch of placing his beloved head on his huDad’s lap just for the added effect.

    So what did you get, Kodiak?

  5. Huffle Mawson on July 26, 2009 at 6:39 pm

    I think Kodiak looks deprived and mum says she would totally give him whatever he’s asking for, with a face like that. But she is Zim’s aunt so obviously he’s trained her well 🙂

    Huffle Mawson

  6. Wild Dingo on July 26, 2009 at 6:02 pm

    It’s obvious to me how horribly you treat the herd, specifically Kodiak. on another note…sadly i ran into a person holding a BEAUTIFUL red Alaskan Husky/Mal mix in downtown yesterday, and introduced myself (like i do to all northern breed owners…kind of like Mini cooper owners). He literally said a man on the street just handed him the dog because he didn’t want it anymore. The “new” owner was scared to death that this beautiful Red Northern dog was “aggressive”… (he never had a big dog before and has a pug at home). The new owner thought he was beautiful, but was afraid of aggression for some reason (mere size probably, bigger than a sibe). the dog displayed NO signs of aggression, i handled his paws touched his neck and nose. petted his belly… i gave him a quick education on northern breeds (he has a pug at home, told him that they have high prey drive (run after little animals) and needed to be introduced slowly on leash and supervised for a while just in case but generally would be fine with other dogs if introduced properly), told him they are diggers and escape artists (the new owner has a 6 foot fence…told him that was a good start, but he needed to dig proof it with river rock or cement along the bottom of it) and gave him my card and begged him to keep the dog saying that they present challenges but are the sweetest of breeds that i know. This one was a little matted on his rear end for being crated for 3 weeks and looked sore in his back end probably from not being exercised…his muscles felt like wood … like you get when you’ve not moved in a long time. he only growled a small growl when i gently tried to get him to sit and pushed on his back end. so i stopped, knowing he was proably sore there. I explained to the owner that they often growl anyway, as they tend to “talk” that way. Sigh. I really hope he keeps him. i gave him my card and will refer to a Husky rescue foster if he can’t keep him rather than the pound or spca.
    The red ones are just so special…

  7. Brownie on July 26, 2009 at 4:36 pm

    I would probably share all of my breakfast with you, but my Momster, she has a heart of stone… oh wait… oh no, she just said you could have her breakfast AND her midmorning snack! Kodiak, you’ve got to come visit me to help me perfect the beggin’ eyes! BOL.

  8. Stella on July 26, 2009 at 4:11 pm

    I don’t know about straightforward like that, I tend to agree with Steve who said a little head on your leg, would help his case a lot. You know, when a dog is so hungry he can’t hold his head up, kind of thing. Foolproof!


  9. the Army of Four on July 26, 2009 at 1:08 pm

    Kodiak! Poor, hungry Kodiak!!! Ya poor, starvin’ guy! Oh, Dad-o-the-Herd!!! Won’t you PLEASE feed him!?!? PUH-LEASE!!?
    Play bows,
    PS: TOTALLY would work on our mom and dad. TOTALLY! Great job, pal!

  10. Steve & Kat on July 26, 2009 at 11:35 am

    I think the only thing missing is that Kodiak should have his head on your leg.


  11. simcha on July 26, 2009 at 10:07 am

    looks like a siberian mind meld! Hope it worked, Dakota!

  12. Princess Eva on July 26, 2009 at 9:35 am

    It’s all in the eyes!

    A well-timed whine doesn’t hurt either.

    Princess Eva

  13. Khyra on July 26, 2009 at 9:09 am


    Was there a point to this one?

    PeeEssWoo: What did woo skhore?

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