Wildlife Weekend

Something has everypup's attention!

We ran the picture above on our Saturday post and many of you wanted to know what we were looking at.  Spring has sprung here and the woods are alive with wildlife.  Let’s show you a couple of examples from yesterday morning’s walk.

We were barely inside the fenced area of our field when we went on alert.

We have not seen one of these furry creatures since before last fall's snows.

But Mr. Cotton Tail did not stick around to say hello. How rude.

And we have not seen these guys since Thanksgiving.

So many distractions and so little time.


  1. Lexi and Jasper the Danes on March 22, 2011 at 4:21 am

    Oooo that’s what you guys were looking at :p

    Hmmm we’re not sure if we have seen a bunny before, or those other bird like creatures! Even if we have we wouldn’t have noticed :p

    Licks and lots of slobber,
    Lexi and Jasper the Danes

  2. siku marie on March 22, 2011 at 1:18 am

    Isn’t it nice when tasty, oops, I mean, dear old friends return?

  3. Stella on March 21, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    We have a whole herd of bunnies who run around outside my fence and they are driving me crazy!

    Between them, the squirrels and the gophers, its all just too much for one dog!



  4. Sychoberians on March 21, 2011 at 7:58 pm

    Let us at em … oh yeah we are always attached to strings too.

    We can all dream.

    Remy and Flash

  5. Honey the Great Dane on March 21, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    Hello Herd! LOng time no woof! Sorry for not visiting for ages but things have been a bit manic here! 🙂

    Anyway, great to catch up with you – and fantastic photos as always! Am so envious of you seeing that bunny – I don’t think I ever saw a bunny in real life! (Well, there were bunnies in some of our parks in NZ but I was always too slow & “duh” to notice them! Hee! Hee!)

    Honey the Great Dane

  6. houndstooth4 on March 21, 2011 at 7:00 pm

    Well, Herd, I’d say to tell Hu-Dad that you’ll split the spoils with him if he lets you off the leashes, but then I think about the pizza bone deprivation and I say just all run for it at the same time! Keep Hu-Dad on his toes!

  7. Lorenza on March 21, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    Kisses and hugs

  8. Wild Dingo on March 21, 2011 at 6:31 pm

    oh my, thanksgiving AND easter all at once! YUM! now how to get unleashed….hmmm… think…think… think. oh yeah, call up wild dingo and convince her that she can “train us”… oh PERFECT!

  9. Sagira on March 21, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    You guys sure do get to see a lot of cool things. 🙂

  10. Huffle Mawson on March 21, 2011 at 5:51 pm

    I can send Teddy over if you need something to distract you.

  11. Khumbu on March 21, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    Ok I have to ask, have any of the herd tried to go after any of the wildlife? If so do they encourage each other and do you get taken off your feet and dragged across the field behind them? I know I really struggle holding one Sibe but hanging onto 3 is a different story especially when there are 6 in total.

  12. The Life of Riley on March 21, 2011 at 4:23 pm

    Run rabbit run!

    I’m sure the Heard wished the fence wasn’t there, and they didn’t have leashes holding them back so they could have followed that cute little white tail.

    Sending you lots of woofs,

  13. Khyra on March 21, 2011 at 3:39 pm

    Oh to NOT be stringed!!!


  14. Kit on March 21, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    Whew, my 3 would have taken off after that bunny!

    Sorry I’ve been MIA…been having lots of pain w/ right wrist…finally broke down and got cortisone shot! I’ll enjoy the relief while it lasts!

  15. jack & moo on March 21, 2011 at 2:58 pm

    Cool turkeys – bet one of those would hit the spot!

    jack & moo

  16. Kari on March 21, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    Love the fluffy white bunny tail 🙂


  17. Anna the GSD on March 21, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    We have a band of marauding turkeys in our neighborhood…and some raccoons, but mom says there’s a lot of coons with the rabies around here now so we have to be careful. Hmph.

  18. Stumpy and cyndi on March 21, 2011 at 11:36 am

    There’s nothing like a little wild life to get the pups excited!

  19. The OP Pack on March 21, 2011 at 11:17 am

    We haven’t seen any of those feathered furiends around here yet, but those bunnies keep invading our kingdom – they had best be careful with TD around.

    Have a great week.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  20. Sage on March 21, 2011 at 10:57 am

    That’s an impressive amount of distractions! You just need a few squirrels in the mix to make it complete!!

  21. Terri Jacobson on March 21, 2011 at 9:20 am

    And would these little creatures be considered pets or snacks?

  22. priscilla on March 21, 2011 at 8:24 am

    Seize the time and get them!!!

  23. Wimsey on March 21, 2011 at 7:46 am

    Bunnies! It must be bunnies! Sorry, Maria was watching BtVS yesterday. There are no bunnies in Central Park though I have seen a turkey. I envy you your state park and ski area to walk in. Such beautiful scenery and such scents I’m sure.


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