Lap Dog

When you are 60 lbs (27kg) of Siberian Husky, there are people who say you should no longer be a lap dog.Β Kodiak heartily disagrees. Your human should totally be prepared for cuddle pup – no matter how big you are:

Laying on the floor – watching the human for an invitation
Moving from the floor to the couch – still acting like the cool dude I am.
Snuggling up for some ear scritches.
The cute look always wins!
Who me? Goofy?


  1. Karen on May 20, 2022 at 10:05 am

    I WISH my baby girls liked to cuddle. The like to be close to their humans and get scratches, but I want to them to be lap dogs from time to time.

  2. Juno's mom on May 18, 2022 at 10:09 am

    I always read the bios of pups who’ve gone on ahead. All heart melters.

    Happy birthday Hu-Dad.

  3. Jean Burkhardt on May 18, 2022 at 6:20 am

    AAAWW Kodiak-what a gorgeous boy he was. I just love the way he INCHED his way up the couch for ear rubs and that face-oh wow! Who could resist that?

  4. Mochi on January 31, 2010 at 11:37 pm

    I’m a lapdog too! πŸ™‚ I just love to cuddle up with mom!


  5. Steve & Kat on January 31, 2010 at 9:28 am

    I like to be a lap dog too, but I thought Rusty was the lap dog at your house?


  6. Dennis the Vizsla on January 29, 2010 at 1:22 am

    “I can has lap?”

  7. Life With Dogs on January 29, 2010 at 12:39 am

    What fools we must appear to cats as we hoist our giant dogs up on to our laps. And would we have it any other way?

  8. Twinkietinydog on January 28, 2010 at 11:00 pm

    I disagree with all those silly humans. You can be a lap dog if you want to, just not my lap. Cute photos…

  9. jack a-roo on January 28, 2010 at 9:46 pm

    Nice moves, Kodiak! No human could resist those looks!

    a-roos to yous,
    jack a-roo & so not moo

  10. Marlene Mullin on January 28, 2010 at 9:46 pm

    Woo R never too big to be a lap dog, however, sumtimes woo might squish the lap you might be on!

    -da boyz, Cosmos & Juneau-

  11. achieve1dream on January 28, 2010 at 7:12 pm

    So cute! A totally awesome sneaky moves.


  12. Khyra on January 28, 2010 at 3:11 pm

    Maybe I need to out on 10# and see if I khan do this too?

    I will study those looks – they khould khome in khwite handy!


  13. Huskys Rule on January 28, 2010 at 2:56 pm

    Kodiak you are so adorable & their is nothing wrong with being a 60lb lap dog!!!!!!

  14. Blogging Dante on January 28, 2010 at 2:02 pm

    Go Kodiak! The boys always make the goofiest and cuddliest lap warmers πŸ™‚

  15. The OP Pack on January 28, 2010 at 1:54 pm

    Neither of us is a lap dog – we love the ear scritchies but we like the sofa to ourselves. Dakota was the real lap baby, and she was once a 66 lb. lap pup. Enjoy it, Kodiak.

    Woos, Phantom and Thunder

  16. The Army of Four on January 28, 2010 at 1:40 pm

    I couldn’t agree more! There is NOTHING wrong with being a 60-pound lap dog! What’s the problem?!?

  17. Kari on January 28, 2010 at 1:39 pm

    seems right to me!

  18. Cheryl, Indiana, Shingo & Molly on January 28, 2010 at 11:53 am

    We can’t imagine not being able to sit in Moms’ and Dad’s laps!! Keep sitting our friend!!

    Woofs and Kisses!
    The Fiesty Three

  19. Stella on January 28, 2010 at 11:50 am

    Aw, Hu-Dad, that last smile says it all!



  20. Elizabeth & Luna on January 28, 2010 at 11:43 am

    Luna will agree with you on this one!! She is always on laps around here!

  21. Jeanine on January 28, 2010 at 11:29 am

    I tried telling the sibes here the only lapdog is Gibbs. So, they just took over the couch! End of discussion!! Hahaha!

  22. Fiona on January 28, 2010 at 11:05 am

    I’m a mere slip of a girl at 50lbs, and there is No Question about me being a lap dog. Just because I tend to spill over a bit on the ends doesn’t deter me in the slightest! (Heck, I bet if pressed, Mango would admit to being a lap dog on occasion – although I bet his Mom would look like a pancake once he got up! Teehee!)

    *kissey face*

  23. Martha and Bailey on January 28, 2010 at 10:36 am

    That is a look that we could never resist.
    Very sweet xxxx

  24. Remington on January 28, 2010 at 10:30 am

    Great pics! I totally agree with you — we are NEVER too big to be a lap dog!

  25. KB on January 28, 2010 at 9:25 am

    What a wonderfully goofy series of photos! When I visit people with little dogs, I always realize that I’d enjoy having a dog who was truly the right size to be a lap dog… but keeping up with my bike would be a problem for a little guy like that!

    Our R believes that he’s a 55 lb lap dog. He even tries to get into my lap when I’m sitting in a straight back chair. Before my surgery, we worked hard on the notion that being a lap dog is “by invitation only”. He seems to get the idea. This way, he can be a lap dog with people who want it, and in the future, he can be a lap dog with me again (when I invite him)!

  26. Houndstooth on January 28, 2010 at 8:18 am

    Kodiak, I greatly admire your powers of stealth! I’ve used many of those tricks myself, although I’m not quite as big as you!


  27. zoehuskydog on January 28, 2010 at 7:58 am

    Woo, Kodiak, you go! My hu-mom says my furryness is one of my best qualities. She can’t go past me without petting me. Maybe now that I’m allowed on the couch sometimes, she can talk me into a good snuggle. And the cute look gets ’em every time!

  28. Sam on January 28, 2010 at 7:41 am

    The bigger, the better when it comes to me and lapdogs! (Though I suppose I have a size limit.)

    What you say about dogs responding to inappropriate behavior is true. It is just so hard to convince my dad, though, that the way Marge acts around him is partly due to the way he acts around her. It can be difficult living under the same roof with both of them.. though I suppose it could be much worse, too. Marge *knock wood* has been pretty great thus far considering how fearful used to be and still is of him.

  29. Huffle Mawson on January 28, 2010 at 5:56 am

    Why do you wait for an invitation Kodiak? I just stand and stare at mum until she moves and lets me sit on her lap. It doesn’t take long.

    Also, my mum’s dog Maxine (a 43kg rottweiler) thought she was a lap dog. Mum could never convince her otherwise.

  30. Esther Garvi on January 28, 2010 at 5:50 am

    The cute look ALWAYS wins!

  31. Wild Dingo on January 28, 2010 at 4:50 am

    Wow! Kodiak, I AGREE with woo!

    I wish my sibe was that kuddly. she’s not tho. Juno’s super affectionate and wags and wiggles everytime i say her name or go to her or even cuddle with her. i’ve never seen a dog that happy to be attended to. really. and as much as she LOVES being nearby, she doesn’t like to be on me, or next to me for long periods of time. I sadly think it’s probably due to her hip dysplasia. being uncomfortable in your joints probably doesn’t make one very cuddly. I cannot imagine how she’d be without it. for sure she would have been a couch jumping dog (she’s not) and likely demanding to sleep on our bed (she never did that). but she’s always so happy to see me, even if i just go to the bathroom and come out, she wags. there’s nothing like sibe love, huh?

  32. Suka on January 28, 2010 at 2:17 am

    Kodiak, you are sneaky and clever! I am happy you got such good ear scratches! You look so comfy and cozy. I just love the photos of you.

    In picture 2, who is the poor pup in the cage in the background? I think he is sad he is not on the couch to get his ears scratched!


  33. Alexandra on January 28, 2010 at 1:58 am

    How sweet is that?! I love seeing all these too cute pictures. Can’t wait to start my own little herd. πŸ™‚

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