Siberian Sighting Sunday

Our fog continued into Saturday, so we went down in to Asheville. Normally in the summer, it is too hot to enjoy our favorite Asheville parks, but the day was cloudy and cool. The best part was that we met a new fluffy tail that we had never met before.

Siberian Woos to You

Some of us have talked before about how certain breeds seem to respond differently to their own breed than to others. That is certainly true of The Herd. They like to see any dog, get excited about other Nordic breeds, but go positively crazy when they spot another Siberian. They were most pleased to meet this fellow up close (particularly Kiska). For some reason, the hu-dad claimed to have his hands full and there are no pictures of the close up meet and greet.


  1. Lorenza on July 17, 2011 at 10:47 pm

    Sure you all loved meeting him!
    Happy Sunday!
    Kisses and hugs

  2. Lisa alias Sitka's Mom on July 17, 2011 at 9:36 pm

    That looks like one big curly tail! I think that is amazing how they know their own kind. My Sitka does the same thing.
    Glad you got to enjoy a walk. It was too hot here!

  3. Huffle Mawson on July 17, 2011 at 6:44 pm

    The hu-dad is being a wuss and letting the team down. Queen Natasha needs to have a word with him.

  4. Hawk aka BrownDog on July 17, 2011 at 6:15 pm

    Hi Y’all!

    What happened to the HuMom during all the goings on? I surely would have demanded the staff photographer be more attentive to their duties.

    Y’all come back now!
    Hawk aka BrownDog

  5. Ryker on July 17, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    That is really cool. My mama gets all excited when she see’s another Aussie and always takes me over to say Hi. About 50% of the time they are to pushy for me and some even growl.
    Me, I’m not picky. I love any dog that is friendly and wants to play. If they don’t want to play I get bored.

  6. Ice 'n Ayla on July 17, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    Oooowoooooo, what a handsome fellow he is, too. Not speaking for IceMan, but for me, Ayla, I’d LOVE to meet him. Oooowooooooooo

  7. HUSKYS RULE on July 17, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    WooWoo….Meeting fellow sibes is always awesome!!!!
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  8. wyatt on July 17, 2011 at 11:59 am

    It’s fun to see doggies that look like you. Sort of a family reunion πŸ™‚
    My sister Stanzie, gets all flirty when she sees a male Airedale…heehee


  9. Wimsey on July 17, 2011 at 10:58 am

    I like Sibes too as you noticed in my latest blog post. Elizabeth has a soft spot for them as she fostered one, worked with one at the shelter and took one on live television (you can imagine how well that turned out!)

  10. houndstooth on July 17, 2011 at 10:47 am

    That’s a good looking Sibe! Greyhounds are definitely in that category of dogs who love meeting their own kind, too. I’ve always attributed it to the fact that many of them have only seen other Greyhounds until after their retirement at anywhere from eighteen months old to five years or sometimes older. Other dogs must look like aliens to them! I can see where a breed like Sibes would have a strong pack mentality and drive to be together!

    About that woman in the park, all I could think of was what you’d said about Sibes, and I thought, “Lady, there’s no way!” He wasn’t going until he was good and ready!

  11. Kess & Her Mama on July 17, 2011 at 10:05 am

    What a pretty Sibe! Humans don’t multi-task very well. My human has been wanting to take pics of all the doggie pals we meet on our walks, but she either forgets or claims it’s challenging holding my leash and taking pics…

  12. The OP Pack on July 17, 2011 at 10:03 am

    We see you also have the “s” alliteration going on today:) Phantom says your idea about snow is just about as good as sizzling steaks. But he knows the chances of getting some steak today are much better than for snow.

    We are the same way with our own breed. We often wonder if that is true of other breeds or are sibes the only ones who do that.

    Happy Sunday.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  13. The Army of Four on July 17, 2011 at 9:42 am

    Oh, yeah! There is NOTHING better than meeting a fellow Sibe!!! How cool!
    Play bows,

  14. Wild Dingo on July 17, 2011 at 3:26 am

    I can see why! that guy is HOT! Woo. i can’t show pict to Juno. Major jealousy over here.

    Mr. Wild Dingo has a work colleague who has 11 Sibes! the wife has a sled dog business. None of them live in the house. πŸ™ but he said to Mr. Wild Dingo: this breed, sibes, can never be or live alone. they must be with other dogs. it doesn’t have to be sibes, but at least another dog similar in size, a GSD is fine.

    that’s so true i found of Juno. but boy oh boy does she KNOW her Nordics and she CRIES and CRIES when she sees one on a walk that she isn’t allowed to say hello to (if they don’t show interest in us)… it’s so cute….

  15. FiveSibesMom on July 17, 2011 at 1:43 am

    Pretty friend! Sounds like the Herd had fun!

  16. Kari on July 17, 2011 at 1:38 am

    I hope the fog clears soon


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