Typhoon’s Role Model

We often question how long it will take Typhoon to grow up. Considering Typhoon’s Role Model, we think the answer is never.

no comment

Dirt on my nose and tongue? No comment.

Queen Natasha is within a week of celebrating her twelfth birthday, but continues to cause mischief and mayhem at every opportunity.

walls of Sibe Quentin

Patrolling the walls of Sibe Quentin.

Oh, sure, a little innocent walk around the perimeter of Sibe Quentin. What possible trouble could she cause?

hole right at the fence line

Oh, look, a hole right at the fence line.

Yes, Queen Natasha, the Hu-Dad says he watched you reaching through the fence with your paw trying to catch something. And pawing at the dig guard trying to create a hole. And how do you respond to that accusation?

don't respond

I am the Queen. I don’t respond to mere humans.

In fact, the Hu-dad seems to spend as much time fixing holes created by the Queen as he does from any of the younger dogs.

hear me roar

I am the Queen. Hear me roar!


  1. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on June 4, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    Ebby sez: She’s just checking to make sure there are no “weak spots” in the fence line for intruders to break in, is all! (Better learn to “keep your nose clean”, though, Queen Natasha, so your operations can stay undercover!)

  2. jane on June 4, 2015 at 8:56 am

    Wow for being 12 years old, she doesn’t look even close to that. She is just gorgeous. You just gotta love her attitude. She knows her place and isn’t afraid to show it. Hugs and kisses to the herd.

  3. Des Harding on June 4, 2015 at 6:56 am

    Love her!

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