Ruby Tuesday – Counter Surfing for Value

Hey, Ruby, what do you have in your mouth?

Oh, this little piece of paper?

You don't need all of it back do you?

I was bringing it to you. Honest. Would I lie?


  1. Oorvi on November 27, 2010 at 8:55 am

    Don’t worry – as Lorenza says – a little tape is what it needs. Humans are too picky – aren’t they?
    Wise Wags,

  2. The Army of Four on November 17, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    I totally believe Ruby!!! Are you kidding me? Look at that innocent face!
    Play bows,

  3. Stella on November 17, 2010 at 1:47 am

    A counter surfer supreme, a trash tipper, a chair snatcher lie ??? Oh, I am going to have to think about that a little, Ruby!


  4. Life With Dogs on November 16, 2010 at 11:55 pm

    I’m volunteering for poop scooping duties at your house.

  5. Lorenza on November 16, 2010 at 10:00 pm

    Hmmm… just some tape and nobody will notice… that… errr…. well… maybe not… it is missing a little part…
    Kisses and hugs

  6. The OP Pack on November 16, 2010 at 9:29 pm

    The look in that last pic is just priceless. And great title too. As a little pup, somehow Dakota got a couple of $20 bills, chewed them to smithereens. Mom put her puzzle-making skills to work and managed to get more than half of each put together – that was all the bank needed to salvage them:) Too bad she didn’t know way back then that one day she would have a blog where a pic would have made a great post like this.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  7. siku marie on November 16, 2010 at 8:03 pm

    The one and only time mom and dad ever let me sleep over at a friend’s house…I was a teething pup…I ate a $500 airline travel voucher! To this day Gordon still tells his wife he has no idea where that thing went…and how could she have lost it? Thank dog, he covered for me…it would take me a LONG time to earn enough to replace the one I left in shreds.

  8. Kari on November 16, 2010 at 7:13 pm

    at least it was only a 5 dollar bill


  9. Sagira on November 16, 2010 at 6:09 pm

    As long as you have 51% of the bill you’re still good to go! haha

  10. gus, louie and callie on November 16, 2010 at 5:57 pm

    Ruby you sure know how to pick the paper to play with…

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  11. Honey the Great Dane on November 16, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    Gosh, Ruby – now THAT’s what I call counter-surfing!! πŸ˜‰ Did your humans know you have such expensive tastes? πŸ˜€

    Honey the Great Dane

  12. moo & jack on November 16, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    I know how woo feel, Ruby. Sometimes there just isn’t anything to eat in the house. Shopping trip!

    jack & moo

  13. Huffle Mawson on November 16, 2010 at 4:07 pm

    Ruby, next time take the $5 to your dad and ask him to drive to the store and buy you some treats. No need to mention where the money came from.

  14. sychoberians on November 16, 2010 at 3:07 pm

    Ruby was just being considerate and saving the Humans a trip to toy store to buy a toy that would be destroyed a quickly as the money; or Ruby was going to do 5 dollars worth of damage to the house anyway and decided to do the humans a favor.

    Remy and Flash

  15. Ryker on November 16, 2010 at 2:22 pm

    I usually just counter surf the food but your givin’ me some good ideas here Ruby.
    Many Thanks,

  16. rottrover on November 16, 2010 at 1:14 pm

    HAHAHA! We had a sibe years ago. One morning my husband went out to go to work and he said, “Honey, there are twenties all over the ground by my truck!” Well, it turned out that Miss Sneaky had stolen his money from the night stand and taken it outside! She would also climb up ON the counter to get the (human) cookies from on top of the fridge. My neighbors were once having a bar-b-que and rather than stealing from the grill, she just stole the spatula. What a silly girl. We miss her antics. We miss her.

  17. El'bow & Hauwii on November 16, 2010 at 1:12 pm

    well sanne doesnt like it if we eat money

    El’bow & Hauwii

  18. Sallie on November 16, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    LOL! Oh, no! Don’t eat the money! πŸ™‚


  19. brooke & Darwin on November 16, 2010 at 11:51 am

    Ruby was just holding on to it for safe keeping!

  20. The Luke on November 16, 2010 at 11:50 am

    I have it on good authority that the Ruby was just makin change.

    wif love from the Luke

  21. Kit on November 16, 2010 at 11:11 am

    At least you found it at this end of the digestive tract!
    Hugs and belly rubs!

  22. Sammie, Avalon and Mom on November 16, 2010 at 10:54 am

    Sure Ruby… WE believe you. Really! We DO!
    Sammie and Avalon

  23. HoundDogMom on November 16, 2010 at 10:41 am

    Oh, we have one of those money hungry fur-kids at our house as well. I think I can give you a few tips on how to steal the wallet out of the back pocket. I did that to my Daddy and took 10 $100 dollar bills outside to show the neighbors. Good thing it was not windy or I would not have gotten any kibble for months. Amiee

  24. Stumpy and Cyndi on November 16, 2010 at 9:38 am

    psssst…. Ruby…you want the ones with Ben Franklins picture…

  25. Sage on November 16, 2010 at 9:16 am

    I wonder if she was going to bury it and watch a money tree grow. Nice thought, anyway……

  26. Jeanine on November 16, 2010 at 8:51 am

    At least is was only a five. Peanut loves to eat my mortgage check!!!!

  27. Minnie and Mack on November 16, 2010 at 8:51 am

    Ha ha ha! At least it wasn’t a $100 bill! She has good taste.(Love the comment about hudad and the camera)

    Drools and licks,
    Minnie and Mack

  28. HUSKYS RULE on November 16, 2010 at 8:24 am

    We think Ruby was getting money so she could go to Pet Smart & get some treats!!!!! We never thought of doing that!!!!
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  29. Houndstooth on November 16, 2010 at 8:21 am

    At least it’s not like that dog where they had to recycle $200, if you know what I mean! Ruby obviously needs more bully sticks or something!

  30. SparkeeSpud on November 16, 2010 at 8:15 am

    Wow Ruby…did you need to go buy yourself some new shoes?

  31. Husky Daddy on November 16, 2010 at 7:04 am

    Ah, a true husky hudad in action.
    “Ohmigosh! The dog has MONEY in her mouth!!”
    “Really!?!! Hang on a second while I get the camera!. . . “

  32. Pamela on November 16, 2010 at 6:27 am

    It’s true. An estimated 4 out of 5 bills show trace amounts of cocaine. (

    Did you catch Ruby doing zoomies out in the yard afterwards?

  33. BrownDog CBR on November 16, 2010 at 6:11 am

    My Human Momma is ROFL and I am BOL! Between this and the “shirt” from yesterday our house is full of smiles!
    Hawk aka BrownDog
    P.S. Oh,yeh, it’s hard to find a place to walk where the wind won’t blow you away with the leaves. πŸ™‚ Even when we go back to the shore after the holidays we’ll have almost constant winds off the water. πŸ™‚

  34. norwood on November 16, 2010 at 5:37 am

    Maybe Hu-dad can borrow Mango momma’s poop sifter. Like sifting for gold… that’s what the folks did way back when.

  35. priscilla on November 16, 2010 at 5:14 am

    What an innocent look you have! I trust you, Ruby!

  36. Wild Dingo on November 16, 2010 at 4:36 am

    She’s not exactly happy with her allowance. Seems the hu-parents are on the cheap side. do you KNOW who much bully sticks go for these days? seesh. she’s right to protest.

    Ruby… ruby… ruby… ruby. What would the world be like without you or Juno? Probably a whole LOT NEATER!

  37. Khyra on November 16, 2010 at 1:25 am

    It was a


  38. Elizabeth Connor on November 16, 2010 at 1:24 am

    Our Monty dog (Alaskan Malamute) ripped the 9/11 report to shreds. Page by page. He did finger one terrorist.

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