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Post number 995 – we are so close. On Thursday, we should be posting our 1000th post. And at the end of that day, our 1000th post contest will end. The full rules are here, but you can win $50 for your favority animal charity simply by posting a comment and naming that charity. We plan on announcing the winner next Saturday during the blog hop.
Remember, this is not a vote, but the more nominations each group receives, the better their odds of being drawn as the winner at the end of next week. The vote count as of about 9 pm (EDT) last night:
Texas Husky Rescue – 14 Nominations
Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston – 7
Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue – 7
Siberian Husky Rescue of Florida – 6
Quad Cities Greyhound Adoption – 5
Taysia Blue Siberian Husky Rescue in Nebraska – 5
MaPaw Siberian Husky Rescue and Referral Services – 4
Adopt-A-Husky – 3
Almost Heaven Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary – 3
Australian Animal Protection Society – 3
BAD RAP – Bay Area Doglovers Responsible About Pitbulls – 3
Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation – 3
Husky Camp Siberian Rescue – 2
Louisville Weimaraner Rescue – 2
Asians for Humans, Animal, and Nature – 1
Buddy Foundation – 1
Dawson Creek British Columbia Society for the Prevention for the Cruelty of Animals – 1
Francisvale Home for Smaller Animals – 1
Freedom Rescue – 1
Hairy Houdini Siberian Rescue – 1
MUSH Rescue – Siberian Rescue of Atlanta – 1
Second Chance Animal Shelter of Killeen, Texas – 1
Therapy Dogs International – 1
Remember – One submission per person per day – but nothing wrong with letting your friends know so they can come by and drop us a comment. We love learning about all of the terrific people out there helping our animal friends every day.
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This Week's Thundering Herd Special Features
Weekly thoughts from our Hu-Dad with the latest updates on his writing projects, the books he's reading, and a gratuitous dog photo of us.
Canine Kitchen Flood
March 19, 2023
One of my dogs had an accident which resulted in a canine kitchen flood. No, no, not the way you just imagined. He’s more creative than that.
Way Back Wednesday
Each week, we reach back into our vault of over 4,700 previous posts and share a favorite. We hope you enjoy this look back.
The Queen and Decorum
Even after a long hike, a Queen must always avoid a fashion faux pas like, say, an out of place tongue. No, the Queen and Decorum are intact.
You said it! It’s even good to swim in if you have enough!
Gotta catch up on my posts because we were out on vacation!
Vote Taysia Blue!
I have to agree with the Kodiak, but I’m not so flexible in my drinking habits. You see… I have OCD, and it takes me an eternity to drink anyway, but it MUST be from a FULL and FRESHLY FILLED stainless steel bowl… Otherwise, I will die of thirst.
So happy to see the Herd has no problem will mobile drink!
with love from the Bleu
p.s. Golden Retriever of Houston: grrh.org
A nice drink of water is the best especially when you have your very own bowl. 🙂
Khousins Merdie and Harley insist I share this one
Khyra and The Golden Khousins
Our vote today will be for Arizona Golden Retriever Connection!
Kisses and hugs
Kodi found the watering hole! I don’t think he feels like sharing!
There’s a Winnipeg Human Society? I wonder what you have to do to adopt from them? 😛
We vote for Quad Cities again!
Great water bowl.
Throwing it to Joplin Humane Society..
You bet! Water is the best. And lots of it on hot days.
After the disaster in Joplin, I’m sure the Joplin Humane Society could use all the help they can get. Put my vote on them!!
Back to vote for Golden Retriever Rescue of Houston.
Hamish & Sophie
Yay and much love to my Aunt Sheila and Uncle Bob, Cousins Hamish and Sophie! Just saying. <3 The Bleu
That’s a definite “don’t leave home without it” for our list. Hope you have time to enter the Organix dog food giveaway: http://www.allthingsdogblog.com/2011/05/organix-dog-food-giveaway-12-bags-of.html
What a neat bowl. Is the water nice and cold like the title says?
Y’all come by now,
Hawk aka BrownDog
Oh, yeah! That and laying on the AC vent! Ha roo roo roo!
Play bows and MaPaw!
Back to vote for Texas Husky Rescue!!
And oh I like that little water bowl! Cool!
Thanks so much for sharing your contest! Love your husky pics – we have a video on our blog of our husky basking in his kiddie pool – I really didn’t know how much huskies like water!
Good to meet you – I’m stopping by on the blog hop this morning. Stop by Pet-Peeves.org because you might enjoy my video – “The Bad Dog Blues.”
Oops, forgot to submit out nomination for Texas husky rescue!
(had to chase a squirrel)
Niko and Wolfy
looks like nobody better miss with Kodiak’s water!
We love all the rescues but sending some help to Joplin Humane society seems very timely, indeed!
Happy, Waggin’ Tails, FUREVER!
Stumpy and me
Cool drinks of water are great! But, since you all get lots of snow, you should try more swimming in the non-snow months to stay cool year round! That is our Texas husky trick.
Niko and Wolfy
Keep cool, Kodiak! Only 5 more posts to go, wow! 1,000! That’s awesome – let’s see, I did TOTTSHR, Florida Husky Resuce, so here is my vote for today – The Husky House in NY (http://www.huskyhouse.org/adopt/)!
Hope The Herd has a great weekend. We will be trying to keep cool with temps in the 90s–ick.
Keep Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue in the game for the drawing.
–Rubi, Holly and Sprite
Jericho came to live with “the puddle” when someone threw him out of a car near a friend’s house. We have come to love the only dog we know who sheds more than the puddle bassets. Since we don’t know the particulars about Husky rescue, we nominate Carolina Basset Hound Rescue.
wow. the TTH and the hu-dad are bigger pups and peeps than us! i think we’re on something like 337 posts…
good luck at all the charities!
Nice that he has his very own bowl of cool water!
Our nomination of for Taysia Blue of course!
Holly & Khady
Is that a lid on your water bowl?
I’m going to vote for SPCA of York County PA because even though my mom complained during the full 2 years that she lived in York PA, it’s still a wholesome place to raise a family and they need the help.
It is almost upon us! The holiday weekend first and THEN your 1000th post! Life doesn’t get better than this. Have a grand adventure this weekend, but be safe.
Nothing tastes better than cold water! (BAD RAP gets our vote)
Looks like nodoggy is gonna get Kodiak’s water away from him!
Our vote today is for Joplin Mo Humane Society!