Shameless Sunday

We had a terrific time yesterday at Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation Annual Downtown Dog Walk and will share lots of pictures during the week.  Since it was a long day, though, we will just share one picture for now.

As long-time readers know, each of The Herd has a distinct personality.  Queen Natasha the Evil is known for running The Herd with an iron paw and generally being ornery.

After the walk, we were hanging out on the courthouse lawn while the hu-dad was taking pictures of the other participants.  Hu-dad turns around to see someone talking to The Herd.  So how did ornery Natasha react to this intrusion?

So much for that tough girl image.


  1. Ivan on August 15, 2011 at 10:43 am

    Gorgeous dogs! And to think I might have looked something like this had I not lost my eye and had my head stepped on when I was a pup. Still, I do love the folks at the Skagit Humane Society for helping me find a home…you can read about it in my new book Ivan! A Pound Dog’s View on Life, Love and Leashes coming in October. Come blog with me at:

  2. The OP Pack on August 9, 2011 at 6:29 am

    No sibe would ever turn down a gentle tummy rub – Natasha knows just what she was doing:)

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  3. The Bleu... and now also The Reufus on August 7, 2011 at 10:36 pm

    It is a Queen’s prerogative to display alternative behavior… and reverse on a dime, if so inclined!

    Long party the Queen!

    with love from the Bleu

  4. jack & moo on August 7, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    As Queen, she can do whatever she wants. So there.

  5. Bailey on August 7, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    Ahhh, we’ve all been there. 😉

    Happy Sunday woofs & hugs <3,

    ~Bailey (Yep, I'm a girl!)

  6. NCMountainwoman on August 7, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    Oh, I love that ornery queen.

  7. Ice 'n Ayla on August 7, 2011 at 4:15 pm

    Even “Evil Queens” need to be loved!

  8. HUSKYS RULE on August 7, 2011 at 3:57 pm

    Belly rubs, no matter who gives them, is always the proper way to show respect to royalty:-)
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  9. houndstooth on August 7, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    When a minion comes by to scratch the royal belly, what is a queen to do?

  10. houndstooth on August 7, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    When a minion comes by to scratch the royal belly, what is a queen to do?

  11. rottrover on August 7, 2011 at 12:15 pm


    Glad you had a great time. Everyone looks so relaxed!!

  12. Kari on August 7, 2011 at 11:39 am

    nothing wrong with some shamelessness


  13. Maxx on August 7, 2011 at 9:57 am

    Queens need a day to unwind, relax and be casual too!!


  14. Janet Beattie on August 7, 2011 at 8:54 am

    The Queen is being served by another loyal subject with a tunny scratch. The humans have already been willingly conquered by QNTE; it’s only the other members of the Herd who require the iron paw.

  15. Ruger on August 7, 2011 at 5:17 am

    Yep – that is a really fiercesome reaction …… 😉

    from Ruger’s hu-Mum!

  16. Huffle Mawson on August 7, 2011 at 2:01 am

    As a queen, she just likes to keep you all guessing. I get it.

  17. Sagira on August 7, 2011 at 1:25 am

    She is a softy at heart. <3

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