Parking Lot Neighbors

We were just quietly sitting in a parking lot minding our own business.

When a car parked beside us and a very curious - and vocal - neighbor made his presence known.

Well, more than one vocal neighbor.

Natasha led the way, but the Entire Herd leaned out of the Jeep to make their acquaintance.

Whoa! Maybe barking is not the best idea.

P.S. – Have no fear.  The temperature was around 25F (-4C), so the dogs in the neighboring car were not in any danger (and their humans were just a few feet away).  Oh, and The Herd wears seat belts, so there was no escaping the Jeep.


  1. Ice 'n Ayla on January 28, 2011 at 4:12 am

    “Oops, maybe I shud lern to keep my yap shut!”

  2. Holly & Khady on January 27, 2011 at 11:49 pm

    It’s always nice to meet new friends!!!

    Holly & Khady

  3. siku marie on January 27, 2011 at 11:07 pm

    What they meant to say wasn’t “Yo, DAWGS! Bring it over HERE!” It was, “Um, hello, your Highness, pleased to meet you. Just wanted to tell you what a handsome herd you are!”

  4. Lorenza on January 27, 2011 at 10:19 pm

    I am sure that doggie will think twice next time!
    Kisses and hugs

  5. Sammie and Avalon on January 27, 2011 at 6:35 pm

    That was presented just beautifully (as always!) – how hilarious but not so much for the “neighbors” hehehe!
    Sammie, Avalon and Ozzie

  6. Sagira on January 27, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    hehe…that looks like Sonic! 🙂

  7. Huffle Mawson on January 27, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    Y’all would have scared the crap out of those little dogs 🙂

  8. Ryker on January 27, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    That sure can make a boring parking lot more interesting!

  9. Stella on January 27, 2011 at 10:58 am

    Got to be scary, to be a small dog (although they don’t think of themselves as small) who barks up a whole herd of big dogs. Probably learned a bit of a lesson on that one that could last up to a week or longer.



  10. Ina in Alaska on January 27, 2011 at 10:56 am

    That must have been a moment for pause for the 2 canine parking lot neighbors to see all those majestic critters in your vehicle!!

  11. Kari on January 27, 2011 at 10:55 am

    Your neighbors kinda look like stuffies 😉


  12. Elyse and Riley on January 27, 2011 at 10:45 am

    Haha, I can just imagine the two little Westies thinking they could out bark or intimidate that one husky in the other car…then being surprised by 6 of them!!

    Elyse and Riley

  13. Terri Jacobson on January 27, 2011 at 10:12 am

    We need to see a long shot from inside the vehicle. I’m dying to see what the herd looks like buckled up for safety.

  14. Sonic on January 27, 2011 at 9:34 am

    Hahahah! I bet if they barked any louder, the window would’ve shattered! They have the look of two dogs whose barks could shatter glass.


  15. priscilla on January 27, 2011 at 9:11 am

    BOL!!! The numbers made the difference!

  16. Stumpy and cyndi on January 27, 2011 at 8:59 am

    Hahaha! I can just imagine what was going through that llttle Westie’s mind when the Herd popped their heads up en masse!

  17. kashathedaintydane on January 27, 2011 at 8:41 am

    BOL…I’m sure those little dogs were regretting their barking once they saw how many were actually in the herd…too funny.

    AARF Kasha the Dainty Great Dane

  18. The OP Pack on January 27, 2011 at 8:35 am

    They say fences make good neighbors. In this case we see that windows are a good substitute. Cute little Westies, but they can really be rather boisterous.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  19. KB on January 27, 2011 at 8:33 am

    One time, our dogs had parking lot neighbors. The neighbors barked and jumped around so much that they set off their car alarm. It was very funny but must have hurt the poor dogs’ ears.

    Great photos!

  20. Cherie on January 27, 2011 at 8:14 am

    Happy to hear it was all good. I would have been a nervous wreck trying to control my group of misfits.

  21. Houndstooth on January 27, 2011 at 8:08 am

    Bwaaaa ha ha! If only all dogs realized this at the right time! They were probably just in awe of The Herd’s greatness!

  22. Zoe on January 27, 2011 at 7:25 am

    Woo! Love those pictures, especially the last one!

  23. Khyra on January 27, 2011 at 6:33 am

    I know how big barks khome in small pakhkages!


  24. Kess & Her Mama on January 27, 2011 at 5:02 am

    So did you all become friends in the end?

  25. rottrover on January 27, 2011 at 1:54 am

    Love the similar ‘eye intensity’ in the first two pictures. So interesting how dogs match each other. Maybe so it’s easier to notice when one becomes submissive and one dominate.

  26. Pepsi on January 27, 2011 at 1:53 am

    BOL at the last peekture. Boy, does the neighbor look regretful.


  27. Togo the Dog on January 27, 2011 at 1:34 am

    That face!! Haha
    “Maybe barking is not the best idea.”

    Togo, Tagar & Gamby

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