The Faces of Camping

As The Herd grew over the years, the humans were always trying to figure out how to vacation with them. Motel rooms just became too difficult to find with so many dogs (not that we can blame motel owners), and we decided to try RVing. We have been in love ever since. Sure, there are some campgrounds that have rules that are too restrictive about canines to meet our tastes, but there are plenty of places that welcome The Herd with open arms. One of those many places is Big Ridge State Park and we love our visits. Proof? Let us show you some happy faces of camping while sitting on the picket line in the campsite.


Cheoah (aka Cheesewhiz)






Qannik (aka Q-Tip)




Queen Natasha the Evil (who is entirely too busy bug watching to pay any attention to the photographer)

The rules of camping with dogs is really simple. Stay as quiet as possible. Always, always, always clean up messes. Respect your neighbors at all times. Lots of hikes and walks make for Tired Sibes. And Tired Sibes make for Good Sibes. Proof:

A tired sibe

A Tired Sibe is a Good Sibe.


  1. Furbabys on September 10, 2013 at 8:44 am

    OMDog! The Herd Looks exhausted!!!! where’s your Hu~Dad? Don’t see him laying under the tree with yous? His leggies must be worn out if he walked as much as yous did 😉

  2. KB on September 9, 2013 at 5:42 pm

    It looks like you had fun! I think the same saying holds for Labs – a tired Lab is a good Lab.

  3. Kuruk on September 9, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    I wanna go camping toooowooooowoooooooo!

  4. houndstooth on September 9, 2013 at 8:22 am

    They definitely look like happy campers to me! I’m glad you had such fun!

  5. Ice 'n Ayla on September 9, 2013 at 1:41 am

    Ayla sez: Here is the TRUE definition of “Happy Campers”!

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