Ruby Tuesday – High Energy

We understand our cousins across the valley at The Thundering Herd were out hiking in the snow.  With a roaring fire in the hu-grandmom’s fireplace, we would like to show you what The Herd Annex was doing:

Tartok demonstrating the Siberian doughnut.

Ruby thinks this couch could be a little more comfortable, but it will do.


  1. The Luke on December 9, 2010 at 4:55 pm

    I can hear the fire cracklin from here! Hat’s off to the Herd Annex for knowin how to really enjoy a cold winter day!!!

    wif love from the Luke

  2. Dennis the Vizsla on December 9, 2010 at 10:31 am

    Perhaps if you added some incongruous red things to the couch … ?

  3. Sagira on December 8, 2010 at 5:37 pm

    Looks nice and comfy to me. 🙂

  4. siku marie on December 8, 2010 at 1:40 am

    It’s that darn split cushion thing, isn’t it Ruby? One cushion is not long enough and with two you have the edges jabbing right in the ribs!

  5. Life With Dogs on December 7, 2010 at 11:54 pm

    Ruby, can you make room for one more? You may not be comfy, but it’s a far cry better than my desk!

  6. Sammie, Avalon and Mom on December 7, 2010 at 11:13 pm

    Ah. Ruby. A fireplace and a couch like that would send us into rapture. Okay?
    Sammie and Avalon

  7. Oorvi on December 7, 2010 at 8:49 pm

    I am going to try the Siberian Doughnut…
    Wise Wags,

  8. Roxanne @ Champion of My Heart on December 7, 2010 at 7:14 pm

    Love photos of snoozling pups. When Lilly curls up really tight, she looks like a “pill bug” or rollypolly (to some). Cracks me up.

  9. Kari on December 7, 2010 at 6:17 pm

    Thats how mine were all weekend


  10. Ryker on December 7, 2010 at 3:51 pm

    I op for the couch.

  11. The OP Pack on December 7, 2010 at 3:20 pm

    Hmmmm, we seem to do a lot of that here too – does it have something to do with living with “grandpeeps”?

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  12. Houndstooth on December 7, 2010 at 2:12 pm

    I wonder if those Siberian doughnuts come with hot chocolate! It looks like the Herd Annex knows how to enjoy a snowy day in luxury!

  13. Ice 'n Ayla on December 7, 2010 at 12:16 pm

    Me ‘n Ayla agree with HuskyMom. You want to see a real “Husky Donut”, you shud see us two. We cum in the house in the mornin’, after being made to sleep outside in our cold (“yeah,right”, sez Mom, “straw-filled snd insulated”) houses all night, and put on a show to let our people know how cold we were all night. We do it right, with nose buried in tail.

  14. Fiona on December 7, 2010 at 11:20 am

    While we agree with you guys, Mom is thinking that the Annex really has the right idea! 😉

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

  15. huskymom on December 7, 2010 at 9:42 am

    Tartok, that is not a proper Sibe donut – the nose in not tucked under the tail and the paws are still visible. That’s more like a sloppy croissant or bear claw. Colder temps in the house are needed to encourage donut-iness–or put the pooches out on the porch. Grade: “needs improvement”

  16. Ms Diva on December 7, 2010 at 9:31 am

    I wish we could keep pillows around here, but they up as tug-of-war toys and so now we “have” to sleep on the bed.

  17. Stumpy and Cyndi on December 7, 2010 at 9:29 am

    Siber dognuts! Can I get one with my coffee?

  18. Khyra on December 7, 2010 at 9:12 am

    Khomfy, Khozy, and Khurled!


  19. KB on December 7, 2010 at 9:11 am

    Gotta love the fire with snow flying outside! Our R gets up on the hearth and lies as close as possible.

    Poor Ruby – stuck on that soft wonderful couch 🙂

  20. HoundDogMom on December 7, 2010 at 8:41 am

    We did the same things at our house. We have no fire place though so we get the heating pads out. 🙂

  21. Wild Dingo on December 7, 2010 at 8:25 am

    hmmm… what would make that sofa a bit more comfortable? hmmm…. perhaps a nice meaty bone? perhaps a pound of five dollar bills? what would her highness deem appropriate?

  22. Ronnii on December 7, 2010 at 6:35 am

    Mee finks dat couch looks most comfy and dere is room fur mee too so budge over Miss Ruby mee is comin fur snuggles


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