The Thundering Herd Annex is much like Chez Herd in many ways – there is always someone instigating a game.  We caught these pictures last night while over at The Annex.  Does this look like your multi-animal house?

Tartok is innocently minding his own business by napping in the floor. What could possibly go wrong?

Ruby would not cause any problems, would she?

Some pups say that Ruby never stops talking. Wonder why she has that reputation?

Oops - Ruby accidentally "touched" Tartok.

And the game is on!


  1. Mochi on January 27, 2010 at 7:38 pm

    Now that looks fun! 🙂


  2. Sagira on January 25, 2010 at 6:24 pm

    That is hilarious!

  3. Steve & Kat on January 25, 2010 at 2:32 pm

    I think we could just copy this blog post and replace “Tartok” with “Steve” and “Ruby” with “Kat”.

  4. norwood on January 24, 2010 at 8:54 pm

    Ruby you can mess with me anytime.
    I’d got a can of something you can open.

  5. Ben on January 24, 2010 at 8:53 pm

    You got it all wrong – that isn’t instigation that is just a well thought out start to a good old game of TAG.

  6. M.T. on January 23, 2010 at 8:36 pm

    Does this look like our house?? Hahaha … very much so! Never a dull moment when you have that many four-footed kids under on roof!

  7. Beckett on January 23, 2010 at 7:39 pm

    I think I’m in LOVE!


  8. Huskys Rule on January 23, 2010 at 7:28 pm

    Awww……all the joys of having more than one furry kid……never a dull moment!!!!!!

  9. Bentley on January 23, 2010 at 7:07 pm

    Oh yes, life in a multi-canine household can be dramatic sometimes. I – the hound – am always well behaved and would never instigate anything! *paws crossed behind back*.

  10. Dennis the Vizsla on January 23, 2010 at 7:01 pm

    There’s always a lot of complaining here when Dennis accidentally touches Tucker …

  11. The Army of Four on January 23, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    Oh, great Balto. Yes, I think Ammy and Ruby would be QUITE the pair! Let’s get those two together — after I buy the rest of us some ear plugs. Ha roo roo roo!
    Tail wags,

  12. Amy / Layla the Malamute on January 23, 2010 at 3:42 pm

    That looks *exactly* like what happens at my house – complete with that little excited grin on Ruby’s face before she did anything.

    Casey the lab will be napping and Layla will either “just happen” to touch him, or “just happen” to get the zoomies and trample him. They’re like little kids!

  13. Twinkietinydog on January 23, 2010 at 2:05 pm

    Aha, sure, an “accident” we believe you. BOL At least you don’t have katz added to your mix. You should be grateful and continue with your instigations.

  14. Fiona on January 23, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    Hmmm. Mom says that she sees this as sign of things to come when Abby comes home to say. Should I be worried?

    *kissey face*

  15. Sally on January 23, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    Hi dear friends.
    Just poped bye to see your Jeep. 😉
    You have always so beautiful pictures.

    Nice woooh

  16. Stella on January 23, 2010 at 12:44 pm

    Where was Ruby coming from when she came into the room? Maybe the kitchen? Nothing happening there, so lets seee. Oh, Tartok, sure this will be good for some fun! A little tap on the cranium and it starts.

    My Mom is crazy about these Sibes and smart enough to know she couldn’t handle them!


  17. Houndstooth on January 23, 2010 at 12:33 pm

    That was obviously an accident! Obviously! I love that series of events, though! It so clearly showed the story!

  18. Kit on January 23, 2010 at 11:56 am

    I think Ruby and my Sassy must be related…both are “Chatty Cathys”…

  19. Paco,Milo & Maya on January 23, 2010 at 11:42 am

    You’re like us….multi-dog house!!!
    Yes Ruby….sure you’re the life of pawty!!!!!!!
    And Tartok looks soooooooooooooooo cute sleeping on the floor and then play with you!!!
    Such a wonderful bros and sis!!!!
    Thanks for sharing with us your home life!!!
    HAve a great weekend!!!!

  20. Khyra on January 23, 2010 at 11:32 am

    I try that with Merdie but she isn’t khwite as much fun as a Siberian!

    That Ruby is surely something else!

    Khyra & Khousin Merdie

  21. gus, louie and callie on January 23, 2010 at 10:57 am

    Ruby you are just like Miss Callie always putting her hands on us.. Trying to instigate some trouble.. She usually accomplishes it..

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  22. Cheryl, Indiana, Shingo & Molly on January 23, 2010 at 10:45 am

    That goes on A LOT in our house! Shingo is usually the instigator too!

    Woofs and Kisses!

  23. KB on January 23, 2010 at 10:15 am

    That looks so familiar. A wonderful sight, in my dog-loving opinion!

  24. Martha and Bailey on January 23, 2010 at 9:56 am

    There is no peace in a house with more than one doggie!

  25. Cocorue on January 23, 2010 at 9:18 am

    awwwww, such a gentle loving tap…….

    our’s a multi hooman household…..deCoco thinks she’s hooman too bol….


  26. Rachel on January 23, 2010 at 9:04 am

    Exactly like our muti-dog house! So cute.

  27. The OP Pack on January 23, 2010 at 8:32 am

    Well, at least she is kind enough to just do the invitation (instigation) with a gentle paw on the head. She could be doing a full-out pounce. She is a smart girl. Is that nonstop talking typical of the reds?

    Woos, Phantom and Thunder

  28. Suka on January 23, 2010 at 3:22 am

    Tag! You’re it!

    Rudy, you sure know how to have a good time! It seems like you are the life of the party and bring the excitement around when things get a bit dull. My kind of pup!


  29. Wild Dingo on January 23, 2010 at 3:00 am

    Juno totally does that to “poor ‘ole unsuspecting’ Loki. (of course he deserves it for being brutal to her when she first came and trying to keep “top spot” when it rightfully belongs to a girl! duh)

    anyway, Juno gives 2 paws up for Ruby’s game set match! Woo!
    wild dingo
    pee ess: Juno would like to know if Ruby wouldn’t mind if she joined in on torturing Tartok along with Ruby of course.

  30. Teddy Bear on January 23, 2010 at 2:45 am

    Looks like Ruby is in the mood to play! Game on!:)

    Teddy Bear

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