Over at The Herd Annex, the house is built in an open floor plan.  That makes the perfect circle for Tartok and Ruby to patrol the kitchen, dining room and den.


Tartok has the counter clockwise path going.


Ruby has the clockwise circle (notice Tartok's tail disappearing in the background).


  1. houndstooth on January 8, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    That’s a brilliant plan! It much it much harder for cats and squirrels to try to breach the perimeter!

  2. Kari on January 8, 2012 at 5:05 pm

    Gotta make sure you have it all covered

    Stop on by for a visit

  3. The OP Pack on January 8, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    And what happens when the two cross paths? Do they each check the other out to see if they missed anything?

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  4. Dennis the Vizsla on January 8, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    Patrolling the perimeter in two directions makes it harder for evil perpetrators to sneak up behind you …

  5. Gracie on January 8, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    Very good doggie survelance investigators. Covering every exit and entrance, Like True Professionals They are a team of Furry Investigators;)

    Nothing can slip by them. I just wonder what it is they are looking for? Only They Know!

  6. Lorenza on January 8, 2012 at 11:58 am

    I guess that is the perfect way to do it!
    Nothing is missing, right?
    Happy sunday!
    Kisses and hugs

  7. Kasha the Dainty Great Dane on January 8, 2012 at 11:49 am

    Hello furiends,

    All that circling I’m getting dizzzzyyy…..
    Hope all is well in your neck of the woods.

    AARF Kasha the Dainty Great Dane

  8. Stella on January 8, 2012 at 11:38 am

    Isn’t that the way sentries in the movies do it, each go an opposite direction, then when they meet declare their territory free of danger!


  9. bichonpawz on January 8, 2012 at 1:30 am

    BOL! My girlz have this down PAT!! They always catch anything that is dropped!!

  10. Ice 'n Ayla on January 8, 2012 at 1:22 am

    Well, speaking from experience(Ayla sez), if you both go in the same direction, you might miss something, but if you go in opposite directions, NOTHING can get by you, and you can alert each other if somebody drops something somewhere!

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