We Worked Hard

We worked hard throughout WinterFest Smoky Style yesterday. Oh, sure, there were those sled dogs doing demonstrations, and weight pulling dogs moving heavy objects, and law enforcement dogs proving they can sniff out contraband and can tackle bad guys . . . but we had to look cute for over 700 visitors. We even had to let them scratch our ears and rub our necks.

Typhoon

Do you know how hard it is to hear how cute you are . . . over and over all day long.

head of security

Being in charge of security, I had to warn the Hu-dad about each of the 700 people as they approached.

handsome

Handsome. I had to be handsome all day long.

whole day

Don’t worry, though, we made it through the whole day.

most of us

Well, most of us.

The life of a working breed is simply not for everyone.

2 Comments

  1. The Ao4 on March 3, 2015 at 11:58 am

    I’m exhausted just reading about everything you had to endure! I hope you got extra treats.
    Cammie!

  2. Mom 'n Ice on March 1, 2015 at 4:40 am

    Mom sez: Well done, Herd, now you can go back home and get caught up on your R & R, assured that you did a great job all weekend. Congratulations on all your hard work. I’m sure your efforts were appreciated by all of those 700 people!

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