Containing a Typhoon

We have shown you before how Typhoon likes to walk backwards while we are hiking.  Containing a Typhoon is difficult, but we have dug into our bag of dog sledding equipment and added a neck line.  Yep, Typhoon is now connected to Cheoah for walking and she makes sure that he keeps facing the right direction.  Just one of those little tricks the hu-dad is always coming up with to deal with The Herd.

whole family

The whole family is out for a walk – and Typhoon is facing the right direction.

neckline to Cheoah

Neckline to Cheoah to let her make sure he is facing the right direction.

trails are overgrown.

By the way, hu-dad, some of our trails are getting very overgrown!

5 Comments

  1. houndstooth on June 23, 2014 at 11:44 pm

    We used to use a coupler in much the same way with some of our more boisterous fosters. Hawk was a big boy, almost eighty pounds, and there weren’t too many dogs who could pull him around.

  2. 24 Paws of Love on June 23, 2014 at 10:28 pm

    What a great idea hu-dad!

  3. Donna Wolfe on June 23, 2014 at 11:28 am

    Hope you are ALL wearing Bear Bells!! Time for little ones to be out and they don’t always stay close to mom right now, and moms are fussy.

    We saw a sow with three littles just a couple of days ago, at our mailbox. And a very (200+) large male entering the woods (off the hard road) heading straight to our house below. We have mini goats and worry about them with bears, but have an arab pony who (so far) has kept the bears and big cats out of the fenced fields. I want a mini donkey to help with patrols, but have not found one as yet.

    • D.K. Wall on June 23, 2014 at 8:07 pm

      Yes, we wear our bear bells! Our neighbor found bear prints in the dirt of a work shop he is building.

  4. Jenna,Mark “HuskyCrazed” Drady on June 23, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Wow! Those trails are definitely overgrown!
    I connect Koda to Mika as well like that. It seems to help him stay focused in the walking direction!
    Hope you had a great weekend!
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!

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