Have Your Back

We may play games with each other, but one of the greatest benefits of living as a Herd of dogs is that we always know that someone will have your back.

chief of security

Chief of Security, Princess Kiska, relaxes while Natasha handles things.

We protect our home and always make sure that invaders – birds, rabbits, etc. – stay outside of our perimeter.

Natasha alarm

Did I hear Natasha sound an alarm?

Sometimes those threats are a little bigger – coyote, bear, and elk. Those require a full security detail.

Natasha on rounds

Natasha returning from rounds.

Fortunately that was not the case during this patrol and all was safe as Natasha returned to the deck, but Kiska was still there to protect her queen.

All good?

All good, Natasha?

And with Natasha’s rounds complete, Kiska stayed on guard.

Don't worry

I’ve got things here. Don’t worry.

2 Comments

  1. Donna Wolfe on April 29, 2015 at 4:31 pm

    Kiska and Queen Natasha both look great!! I just realized I have never met the Herd in person. Need to remedy that! On a sad note, I lost my last 2 days ago. Cocheta, my malamute keeshond mix was almost 20 years old. She had two strokes within and hour, and could not get up. I worked with her for two weeks, but she just could not get better, I had to let her go. I miss my northern breeds, especially Siberians. I see an adoption of an older Siberian in my heart soon 🙂 .

    • The Thundering Herd on April 29, 2015 at 5:21 pm

      We are so, so sorry for your loss of Cocheta. Twenty years is an amazing time on this earth.

      By the way, you did meet Natasha back when she was Princess Natasha the Pain (along with her Mama Bear Nikita). She helped pick out Rojo (aka, Rusty).

Leave a Comment





Read Another Story

← Back One Story ◊ OR ◊ Forward One Story →

This Week's Thundering Herd Special Features

Monday Musing

Weekly thoughts from our Hu-Dad with the latest updates on his writing projects, the books he's reading, and a gratuitous dog photo of us.

Trash Day Gone Wrong

October 10, 2021

Trash day means the simple act of rolling the can down to the street before the truck arrives for pickup. What could possibly go wrong?

Way Back Wednesday

Each week, we reach back into our vault of over 4,500 previous posts and share a favorite. We hope you enjoy this look back.

the big pout

The Big Pout

March 26, 2016 |

Queen Natasha the Evil has many skills that allow her to lead The Herd and annoy the Hu-Dad, but no skill may be as great as the big pout.