Tartok and Ruby demonstrate how to monitor kitchen activity - VERY closely.


  1. Fiona and Abby on July 23, 2011 at 12:03 am

    Is there any other way? I mean, you can’t monitor kitchen activity from a distance. The silly humans might drop something, and if you weren’t rightthere, you’d miss out!!!! 😀

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

  2. siku marie on July 21, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Hey, I think I saw them supervising on Iron chef!

  3. Mary and Roxy on July 21, 2011 at 8:47 pm

    That reminds me of my kitchen at cooking time.

  4. NCMountainwoman on July 21, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    The most commonly used phrase in our house is, “Get out of the kitchen!”

  5. Huffle Mawson on July 21, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    They could teach classes in kitchen monitoring!

  6. Sagira on July 21, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    Keeping close tabs on things I see. 🙂

  7. Mimi & Cabana on July 21, 2011 at 3:05 pm

    You’d think they were watching Emeril Lagasse!

  8. Bobo and Meja on July 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    Is that some kind of unique Ruby sit? Looks ouchie to us!

    Bobo and Meja

  9. The Army of Four on July 21, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    I hope the mind-meld worked and that you two were rewarded for being such great kitchen helpers!
    PS: Ruby? How do you sit like that?!?!

  10. brooke & Darwin on July 21, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    hahahah I love Ruby’s sitting pose!

  11. Kari on July 21, 2011 at 12:48 pm
  12. The OP Pack on July 21, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    Ruby – are you sure you are comfy like that? Mom says Ciara does that too – is that a “red” thing?

    Hope all that focus brought some tasty rewards.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  13. Ice 'n Ayla on July 21, 2011 at 11:40 am

    Woooo hooo – me’n Ice “focus” just like that every evening, when our hu-Dad and “Uncle Kyle” make their lunches for next day — waiting to score LETTUCE! We keep hoping that one night, they’ll just divide a whole head of lettuce and give us each half.

  14. Jan on July 21, 2011 at 11:30 am

    My most endearing quality to my dogs is that i am a messy cook. But i have very clean floors.

  15. jen on July 21, 2011 at 10:37 am

    impressive focus!

  16. Anna the GSD on July 21, 2011 at 10:23 am

    Focus is very important! I mean, it’s all part of kitchen safety right?!?!

  17. Ina in Alaska on July 21, 2011 at 9:57 am

    At least they cannot sneak up and sit quietly directly underneath your feet (like Toby does at my house) so that if you move you trip over them…. I have learned to look down before moving whenever I am in my kitchen!

    On the other hand floor cleanup is a breeze if some tasty morsel lands on the floor by mistake!

  18. HUSKYS RULE on July 21, 2011 at 9:56 am

    Love how Ruby sits!!!!!!! For patiently sitting there we hope you were rewarded!!!!!!!!
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  19. Sam on July 21, 2011 at 9:14 am

    Too cute! Do they slide on the floor? Sam has the problem when he tries to beg too hard!


  20. Bella and Daisy on July 21, 2011 at 9:13 am

    Daisy think I need supervision in the kitchen too!

  21. houndstooth on July 21, 2011 at 8:40 am

    Ha ha ha! Ruby, are you double jointed? I hope your focus paid off!

  22. Zoe on July 21, 2011 at 8:11 am

    Ha ha, is that floor slippery, Ruby? I taste test peppers and carrots as often as I can.

  23. El'bow & Hauwii on July 21, 2011 at 4:18 am

    hahaha froglegs!!

    El’bow & Hauwii

  24. Kess & Her Mama on July 21, 2011 at 2:50 am

    I hope you got rewarded with a treat! I do that too whenever I hear mum chopping….if it’s a carrot or an apple, I get a little piece 😉

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