Waiting Patiently (Not)

We were down in Asheville running errands and stopped at one of our favorite Asheville City Parks features – the Greenway through French Broad River Park and Carrier Park – to walk The Herd.  After a couple of miles of walking, we were ready to load everyone back in the Jeep.  Each dog needs to be loaded and fitted with their seat belt.  Therefore, the rest of The Herd is to wait patiently while that is being done.  So how well do you think that went?

Apparently SOME dog smelled a creature under the ground and, while the hu-dad was distracted, burrowed into the ground and had their head buried in mud.  And who do you think would be prey driven enough to dig this fast AND quiet enough to do it with the unsuspecting hu-dad only a couple of feet away.

The crime scene – a quick hole dug and a “snout” hole burrowed to chase some poor unsuspecting creature.
We can rule all of these suspects out. So who is the guilty party?
Bwaaahahahaha

20 Comments

  1. Debbie & Miss Ruby on November 9, 2022 at 12:04 pm

    Dirty face and paws!! Who me!!

  2. Charlotte A McRanie on November 9, 2022 at 11:51 am

    I’ve always thought it would be great to train them to excavate where we actually needed holes dug. The only problem is that they spread the dirt so well there’s nothing to put back in the hole!!

  3. Juno's mom on November 9, 2022 at 11:00 am

    Huskies, like toddlers… you can’t turn your back on them.

  4. JEAN BURKHARDT on November 9, 2022 at 7:26 am

    Hu-Dad-LOOK at that look of PURE joy on the dirty face on the Queen!!!! Wonderful memories!!!!

  5. The Ao4 on October 31, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    Ha roooooo! And THAT’S why you’re the queen!!!
    Play bows,
    Zim

  6. brooke & darwin on October 31, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    hahahah Love her face!

  7. The Bleu on October 31, 2011 at 12:08 pm

    Are we sure she wasn’t framed??? (hee hee…)

    with love from the Bleu

  8. Huffle Mawson on October 30, 2011 at 10:20 pm

    Even before I saw the pictures I guessed. Was there ever any doubt?

  9. The OP Pack on October 30, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    Oh yes, she has that same look of great pride that Ciara gets when she has accomplished a great feat of un-gardening.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  10. HUSKYS RULE on October 30, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Did ya catch it?? Nia is a ground mole hunter expert!
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  11. Sam on October 30, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    The dirty snout never lies!

    Sam

  12. houndstooth on October 30, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    *collapses in a fit of giggles* She must have been taking notes on Frankie’s style and technique!

  13. Kari on October 30, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    That is a look of satisfaction

    Stop on by for a visit
    Kari
    http://dogisgodinreverse.com

  14. Wild Dingo on October 30, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    Juno bows to her greatness. (we have a bunch of those types of holes in our garden…i have NO idea how they get there…)

  15. Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus on October 30, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    You’re really only guilty if you look remorseful, so we vote NOT GUILTY! Heehee!

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

  16. HoundDogMom on October 30, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    That is priceless. 🙂 Sniffs, The HoundDogs

  17. Ice 'n Ayla on October 30, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    From Ayla:- “Why was she my first guess?”

  18. Elmo & Mouse on October 30, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    uh oh, the Queen has been caught!!

  19. [email protected] Ace Pet Memorials on October 30, 2011 at 11:39 am

    The third picture is priceless!

  20. Denise Schoen on October 30, 2011 at 2:08 am

    What a look of satisfaction!

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