Max’s World Tour Comes to Maggie Valley

Most of you already know our friend, Max of South Africa.  Max has taken many of us dog bloggers on educational tours of his beautiful country.  Knowing Max is ailing, we have invited him to share some of The Herd’s adventures today.

Max and Kiska enjoying a snowy walk
Max waiting with Cheoah for her rescue from the babygate trap.
Max spending time with Ruby at The Thundering Herd Annex
Max, Tartok and Ruby hanging out on the picket line in front of the Jeep
Max waiting on the picket line to go sled training with Rusty, Qannik and Natasha
Max and Rusty playing with balloons

Most of all, Max, we wanted you and your family to know that The Herd is thinking of you every day and wishing you the best.  We would like to invite you to be an honorary member of The Herd:


Want to see where all Max has been in the last 24 hours?  Here is the list (as we know it).  If we left you out, please leave a comment and we will add your blog (we are updating as find them):

Alasandra, The Cats and a Dog

Asta’s World

Chronicles of Woo

Clive – Assistance Dog for Autism

Cloud the Wonder Dog


Dog Daze

Doggie Days

Doyle and Mollie

Dream Valley Ranch

Duffy’s New York Diary

Emma Rose

Ginger Jasper

Golden Samantha

Hamish the Westie

Holy Terriers

Ina in Alaska

Junior and Orion


Khyra’s Khorner

Loving for a Living


Maggie and Mitch

Magickal Tails


My Boo Bear

Murphy’s Law

Paco, Milo and Maya

Petey’s Playhouse

Poupounette Gang

Romping and Rolling in the Rockies

Sierra Rose

Southernmost Moose Lodge

Stella’s World

Tales and Tails

The Thundering Herd

Twinkie Tiny Dog

Two Special Wires

Wilf and Digby

Wild Dingo


P.S. – Happy Valentines, everyone!

41 thoughts on “Max’s World Tour Comes to Maggie Valley”

  1. Ahhhhh! An honorary member of The Herd!! Yay Max!
    What a great World Tour stop with you all.
    Happy Valentine’s Day pals!!

    Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
    Sierra Rose

  2. Ahhhhh! An honorary member of The Herd!! Yay Max!
    What a great World Tour stop with you all.
    Happy Valentine’s Day pals!!

    Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
    Sierra Rose

    An honorary member of the HERD!!!!!!
    What a big big honor!!!!!
    Sure MAx had wonderful time with all of you guys!!!!!!!!!
    Enjoy your Valentine’s day with your family!!!!!!!!!

    We’re honored to have such a special friends like you!!!!!!!!

  4. What an honour for Max – part of the Herd!

    We love all the photos so much! Max looks like he had a blast with you guys!

    Wishing you all a very Happy Valentine’s Day!

    lots of love
    Clive and the NSLM

  5. An honorary member of the Herd! Wow, Max, that is just IT! That is what we all seek! Congratulations!

    I’m glad you had a happy time in Maggie Valley!


  6. I’m pretty sure Max enjoyed the balloons most of all!

    Thanks fur showing him such a pawesome time!

    He looks khwite at home!

    Happy Valentine’s Day to ALL of WOO!


  7. WOW!
    Max gets to be an honowawy membew of youw thundewing heawd!!1 that is twooly a special honow and I know he loves it. He looks quite at home in Maggie Valley and I know all youw love and games made his day!!!
    smoochie kisses
    I hope all of you have a pawsome Valentine’s Day

  8. See, we just knew there was room for at least one more in The Herd. Max sure had a lot of fun with all of you. We love how he was standing there to keep Cheoah company while she was trapped by that evil gate. Thanks for sharing Max’s visit with all of us.

    Happy Valentine’s Day.

    Woos, Phantom and Thunder

  9. Hey there, everyone
    …and WOW! Are you serious?…and honorary member? Thank you so,so much!
    It has been wonderful to see all your photos (with me included in them). I feel really special – like all of you!
    I can’t tell you how amazing today has been! It has all been an incredible surprise and emotional day. Thank you for the part you have played in it! It has been wonderful to visit you!


  10. It looks like Max had an awesome time with “the herd” & Ruby & Tartok. Ya’ll were such great hosts & to make him an honorary member…WOW!!!! Ya’ll are the best!!! Happy Valentines Day to all:-)

    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  11. What a great stop for Max – you were magnificent hosts to show Max around the beautiful Maggie Valley! I love Max in your banner! But clearly, he learned a lot about your life in that lovely place you all live! Happy Valentine’s Day!
    Hugs xo

  12. Looks like Max enjoyed his time w/ The Herd in Maggie Valley…
    He’ll be a tired pup at the end of his tour…
    Thanks for the links, that makes it easy to check out everyone’s post.

  13. Thank you for visiting me.. I love to get visitors. I was so pleased to be able to take part in the lovely day for MAX.. It always makes me feel so glad and happy whenever the whole of the blog friends unite and come together when one of us needs our help.. Special…Hugs GJ xx

  14. Looks like you dogs gave Maxdog the time of his life! What great hosts you make. I am sure Maxdog feels much comfort and peace by all of the love and attention and just plain fun he received from all of you! Thanks for sharing such super pictures of your amazing visit together!

    And Maxdog looks great on your banner!

    Have a sweet Valentine’s Day!


  15. We did it we did it we did it we did it!!! The Max Project rocks the internet. I have been so excited since last night and it’s not going away. What a great post, lovely Thundering Herd banner, Cheoah and Max both waiting had us all laughing.
    Here’s to love and good furiends and friends.

  16. Wooos Herd! What a lovely time woo all must of had with Max! I especially loved the Rusty and Max playing with the balloons…..
    We are blessed to be among this fellowship of amazing fellowship of bloggers!
    -Kira The BeaWootiful

  17. That is just great that MaxDog got to visit the Thundering Herd. My mom’s not that computer saavy so we don’t know how to get Max to visit us but that’s a very sweet thing that everyone is doing for Maxdog.

    AARF Kasha the Dainty Great Dane

  18. Wow! You guys are pretty special to show Max such a fabulous time and share your corner of the world with him. I am sure he was most honored and touched to be made an honorary member of the Herd!

    We hope you had a very special Valentine’s Day filled with love, treats, and special surprises.

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