Challenge of Being Nice

We are out doing a public appearance supporting a great cause today, so somepup has the extra challenge of being nice.

We get ear scratches from lots of people today!

We get ear scratches from lots of people today!

Yes, Natasha, lots of people will give you ear scratches and attention. But there is a slight condition. You can’t be the Queen of Evil. You must be nice.


Nice? Are you kidding me?

Nice? Are you kidding me?

No, ma’am. No jokes. You have to be nice. Deal?

Nope. I am not going.

Nope. I am not going.

Don’t worry. Natasha and the rest of The Herd will be at Lake Junaluska today for the Haywood Waterways Polar Plunge. We hope all of our local friends will come out and support this wonderful cause!


  1. All Things Collie on February 6, 2016 at 10:14 am

    She has a dog’s heart, so we are sure under the fur and crown she is a sweetie!

  2. Lori on February 6, 2016 at 8:59 am

    Does this mean you have the house to yourself Queen Lady??? Well played!!!!?❤️?

  3. Mom, Ice'n Ebby on February 6, 2016 at 5:06 am

    Mom sez: Ice and Natasha are close to the same age, I believe, and when I asked Ice what he thought about Natasha being called “The Queen of Evil”, he said he thought that her “Evil” was merely a “façade”, to keep people guessing, and that deep down, she’s a loving (old) girl.

  4. Zoe on February 6, 2016 at 4:39 am

    Being the queen is not about being nice hu-dad it’s about greeting her subjects so she can be smothered with adoration that a queen deserves
    You must see it from her perspective !!!
    Have a wonderful event!!!!
    Perhaps if you bought some kiddie valentines (the ones in the red box) and a jar passers by could vote and give money for Sarge’s rescue
    After all there’s nothing more inspiring than a queen gracing her subjects with her royal oneness

    Zoe and pack
    Sabo, Jasmine, Delola and Athena

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