Making a New Friend

The humans were sitting at their favorite side walk cafe Sunday morning having brunch (and making The Herd watch).  If you look at the back of the Jeep, there were several people standing and kneeling taking pictures of us, so the hu-dad was trying to capture that scene.  (A couple of years ago, a tour bus was parked beside the Jeep and about 30 passengers from that bus were standing behind the Jeep taking pictures.  The hu-dad regrets he never got THAT picture)

But just as he snapped the picture, a family crossed in front of the camera.  The cool thing about accidental pictures is what you catch without realizing it.  Look at the boy on the left and then Natasha by the back door – making a little connection with each other.  Artistically, this is not a great photograph.  But we love the special moment we caught.  Click to enlarge the picture if need be.

Hi Friend!


  1. Kari on August 25, 2010 at 6:23 pm

    Ah the instant bond that can be formed with a dog

    Don’t forget, we moved to

  2. Huffle Mawson on August 6, 2010 at 10:33 pm

    Obviously that little boy recognised a Queen when he saw one.

  3. Lorenza on August 6, 2010 at 10:00 pm

    My mom says that if she’d see you… she’d take pictures of you too!
    I can see the connection with that boy!
    Take care
    Kisses and hugs

  4. siku marie on August 6, 2010 at 9:20 pm

    Making a “connection” isn’t always a great photo op but it IS a great heart moment! Thanks for sharing the tenderness.

  5. AC on August 6, 2010 at 9:06 pm

    I feel like that picture is the opening scene of a great book…

  6. The OP Pack on August 6, 2010 at 4:10 pm

    That is such a great pic! Here kids and sibes just seem to go together so well. Happy smiles all around.

    Have a great weekend and enjoy the walk.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  7. The Army of Four on August 6, 2010 at 3:50 pm

    Oh, how I would love to lick that little boy’s face!!!

  8. sychoberians on August 6, 2010 at 3:38 pm

    A boy and his future coice of Dog.

    Dad !!!!!!! Can we get a snow dog, please?????

    “Why did we have to walk past that jeep?”

    Remy and Flash

  9. DogsMom on August 6, 2010 at 12:26 pm

    That is a great captued moment.

    Today I am blogging doggie news – and there are some great events coming up to make new friends.
    Would love to have you join in.

  10. Shawnee the Shepherd on August 6, 2010 at 11:38 am

    That do be furry speshull 🙂

  11. Steve and Kat on August 6, 2010 at 11:33 am

    That boy probably wants his own Natasha now!

  12. Wild Dingo on August 6, 2010 at 11:07 am

    “Come a little closer little boy… booowahahaha… now, hand over all your foodables. What no foodables? Git lost!”

    ya, huskies only make friends, large or little, when it serves them.

  13. Dennis the Vizsla on August 6, 2010 at 10:34 am

    “Step into my parlor …”

  14. The Luke on August 6, 2010 at 10:03 am

    That photo is soooo cool. I love moments like that.

    wif love and a happy sigh from the Luke

  15. KB on August 6, 2010 at 9:27 am

    Actually, it is a cool photo because the boy’s posture tells the story. The Queen definitely made friends with that little boy. Very cool!

  16. Houndstooth on August 6, 2010 at 9:25 am

    I agree! I love those candid shots!

    I can’t imagine that The Herd goes to too many places where they don’t attract a lot of attention!

  17. Calhoun on August 6, 2010 at 9:17 am

    How SWEET!! Calhoun made a contact like that with a little girl in diapers once. He walked right up to her and smelled her belly button. She just giggled and he wiggle-butted all over the place. Then her mom and I got the giggles.

  18. simcha on August 6, 2010 at 8:44 am

    Ah a chance meeting of the minds…perhaps a future siberian owner in the making.

    Can you picture this? A few years from now…a young man adopts a husky because he remembers the beautiful huskies parked in the Jeep. You never know who you influence!

  19. Mr Koda MD on August 6, 2010 at 2:53 am

    Lock eyes…pause… launch… cuddles!

  20. Scout 'n Freyja on August 6, 2010 at 2:19 am

    Dogs and people – people and dogs = magnets to each other. ♥LOVE IT♥

  21. Khyra on August 6, 2010 at 2:13 am

    I pull Mom to little humans –

    I want them to see how pawesome we are fur themselves!


  22. Priscilla on August 6, 2010 at 1:45 am

    That’s sweet.
    Dogs and children always have a special connection.

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