Serenity Shattered

Yesterday, our hu-dad showed you a picture of us enjoying our shade tree. Want to know the horrible truth?

The abuse is very evident, just blowing in the wind.

Yep, our hu-dad attacked us with - excuse the profanity - a BRUSH!

Kiska is trying to remain composed.

Just look at the abuse that Qannik and Rusty suffered.

The Rusty Fan Club should be horrified.

Rusty can not even open his eyes to see the remains around him.

Even Natasha was brushed, though she grumbled appropriately.

Will she recover?


  1. Mochi on April 15, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    Boo to brushing!!!


  2. Kari on April 14, 2010 at 11:09 am

    he just had to go and ruin an amazing spot!

  3. ben on April 13, 2010 at 11:34 am

    Oh my – the peeps all over this fine country of ours have gone crazy. We had a similar attack at our house – hairbrush verses dog….hairbrush wins.

  4. Ricky on April 13, 2010 at 7:48 am

    Goodness – that’s a lot of dog fur! Sorry your serenity was shattered in such a horrible manner!!!

  5. Siku Marie, the White Dog on April 13, 2010 at 12:48 am

    You could make a third team with the fur and fluff removed!

  6. Lorenza on April 12, 2010 at 11:36 pm

    I had said it was a lovely spot for a nice and relaxing time… and now I know the truth!
    That does not look right!
    Hmmm… I hope you all recover from that experience!
    Kisses and hugs

  7. Alexandra on April 12, 2010 at 10:28 pm

    At least you’ll be cooler though these next few months, right?!

  8. BloggingDante on April 12, 2010 at 9:46 pm

    I am so, so, so, SORRY, i actually laughed out loud at the pics and captions … LOL!!!!! Oy, everyone was tied up and then molested with .. a BRUSH! Under the favourite tree to boot! LOL Oh dear, i’m still laughing …

  9. The Army of Four on April 12, 2010 at 9:02 pm

    Oh, great Balto! I can’t believe that!! That is soooooo horrible!!! At first, I thought there were little mounds of snow under your tree but it’s HORRIBLE!!!!!!!! I hope all of you are OK! Brushes are EVIL!!!

  10. NCMountainwoman on April 12, 2010 at 7:54 pm

    Dear Herd,
    Countless numbers of birds thank you for the wonderful contribution to their nest building. Just think of those eggs being protected by that soft and fluffy hair. Not the mention the cozy warmth for the little baby birds. What a great gift your hu-dad helped you provide.

  11. Khyra on April 12, 2010 at 6:05 pm

    So, have woo refluffed and restokhked yet?


  12. Sagira on April 12, 2010 at 5:09 pm

    Wow…that is a lot of fur. Looks like a sibe snowstorm.

  13. Huskys Rule on April 12, 2010 at 3:10 pm

    How very sneaky of the hu-dad to let you think you were just having a peaceful time under your favorite tree & then he brought out the brush….augh!!!!!!
    Kiska’s face says it all!!!!!!!!!!!! Hey Hu-dad you can make yourself an original husky hair sweater for this winter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  14. Tucker on April 12, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    Holy Moley… You guys have a ton of hair! It looks like you destuffed a bunch of toys….. wait – when I destuff my toys is it your fur in them?

    woof – Tucker

  15. Twinkietinydog on April 12, 2010 at 1:44 pm

    Unbelievable! This is borderline abuse. We just got Furminated ourselves, all six of us, and our yard looks like the area around your tree! Okay, like a small sample of it BOL

  16. Brooke & Darwin on April 12, 2010 at 12:39 pm

    hehehe. I thought that was snow on the ground at first! It’s fur!!! the horror! hehehe

  17. Ruby's Raiser on April 12, 2010 at 12:30 pm

    Ruby and Kiva saw these photos and got frightened, but I assured them it was just some special light, fluffy snow that only falls around good little herds.

  18. AC on April 12, 2010 at 12:26 pm

    You’ve got we wondering about a huge pile of fur Kona and i saw recently on a hike. I thought it was a coyote…but maybe the siberian/hu-dad abuse made it’s way to California.

  19. Stella on April 12, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    Your hu-dad could get a spinner, have them to spin it into yarn and make enough $$$ to pay for your kibble besides. Really, yarn is pricey these days! Just ask my Mom if you don’t believe me.


  20. Piappies World on April 12, 2010 at 11:28 am

    Waaaaah! We also thought that you were by a cotton tree. Wow… that’s a lot of fur. If only we can get them put put them on Mocha & Sugar to make them more fluffy.

    It’s a little too sunshiny here in the Philippines so we are shedding whatever little fur we have. It does give us a cooler feeling. Although, Fudgie and Frappie are hoping their fluff grows back really soon and we hope the same for all of you.

    By the way, Fudgie & Princess are blessed with 2 new piappies almost a month ago. Do visit us soon and meet Wai-Pai & Wai-Max.

    -Fudgie, Princess & the Piappies

    ps: your photo under the tree is really pretty. =)

  21. Anna the GSD on April 12, 2010 at 11:26 am

    You really needed a disclaimer for that! That was scary and might really frighten some younger pups and the elderly! The humanity!

    At least you have photographic evidence for the court case…

  22. Mogley G. Retriever on April 12, 2010 at 10:56 am

    Look at the up side, first you will be cooler when the summer sun starts hitting you.

    Second the Hu’s may have been planning a surprise. There may be enough hair that they can knitt you a new brother or sister.

    Mogley G. Retriever

  23. Dennis the Vizsla on April 12, 2010 at 10:54 am

    Oh, the humanity! Or doganity as the case may be!

  24. El'bow & Hauwii on April 12, 2010 at 10:22 am

    oooh no that fluffffff
    pooor fur , that so mean

    El’bow & Hauwii

  25. Kira The BeaWoootiful on April 12, 2010 at 10:04 am

    Woooos! Dog abuse! I am with Natasha the Queen on this one, I grumble, growl or bite the hand which removes my fur! I am so sorry all of woo fur having to put up with this!
    ~husky kisses~
    -Kira The BeaWootiful

  26. KB on April 12, 2010 at 9:52 am

    That’s a ton of fur!!! I think that the Herd should call the authorities to fully prosecute their Hu-Dad for his “abuse” 🙂

    Shedding season hasn’t arrived here yet. It will soon, I think.

  27. Murphydog on April 12, 2010 at 9:44 am

    dat’s doggie torture! Should we call the animal police??

    I say, in order to get your Hu-dad back, you should slobber in his morning coffee. Just a little.

    wags, wiggles & slobbers

  28. Jeanine on April 12, 2010 at 9:37 am

    Over here I am saving all that lovely undercoat to whip up into some fab yarn for a fabulously warm blanket!!! Can’t wait!!

  29. Marvin on April 12, 2010 at 9:12 am

    wow, we love the header on your blog!

    I am due to get the er, B.R.U.S.H. treatment later on today, apparently I have been lying in the dust. I mean what the heck is wrong with that?

    I liked all your photos!

    Thank you for sharing.

    love and licks, Marvin xxxxxxxxxx

  30. Houndstooth on April 12, 2010 at 9:07 am

    *gasp* All that fluff just left to go to waste?! After the torture of The Herd! I am shocked! No wonder you had some left to send into other cars subversively at stoplights!

    Was that a job for The Furminator or what?

  31. Life With Dogs on April 12, 2010 at 8:37 am

    Your post title had me spooked! I see you were actually just lightening up a bit. Spring cleaning is abuse. I suspect Peta will be marching around hu-dads place any day now. 😉

  32. Jen on April 12, 2010 at 8:17 am

    You guys need to toughen up. 🙂 My greyhounds are facing the same routine and they have lots of boney areas to contend with. Hang in there! You’ll be cooler for it.

  33. MAXDOG on April 12, 2010 at 8:16 am

    Well I suppose if the snow is gone then you should make your own! BOL!

  34. Maggie and Mitch on April 12, 2010 at 5:47 am

    We thought you were going to tell us that this was a Cotton Tree!
    Think about all the mommy birdies that will be thrilled to have all that soft wonderful floof for their nests!

    Love ya lots,
    Maggie and Mitch

  35. Wild Dingo on April 12, 2010 at 3:16 am

    It’s ABOUT TIME! Geesh. i was about to send Molly Maids over with the shop vac and just have them run it over 6 innocent-looking Siberians!

    Kiska’s photo looks “pre-brush” tho. i mean, she looks 4x heavier than usual, or was the wind just blowing her coat in the opposite direcition? Either that or she needs to go see Jenny.

  36. Mr Koda MD on April 12, 2010 at 2:59 am



    Although was it spinetinglingly great? (secretly?)


  37. Kayla and Maebe on April 12, 2010 at 2:13 am

    Rut roh… our huMom attacked Maebe with the brush on Friday. She says I’m next. Noooooooooooooo!!!

    WOOOOOO woo rar rar rar,

  38. Holly and Khady on April 12, 2010 at 2:02 am

    Oh My Dog!! And, the worst part is, you were all tied up!! You couldn’t even run away and escape!

    Somepup call the ASPCA!!!!!!! Dog abuse! Dog Abuse!!!

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