Struggles of a Working Breed

As Siberian Huskies, we know well of the struggles of a working breed dog, so we would like to share some examples.

A little to the left

A little to the left.

Our Hu-Dad made us work yesterday by attending the Haywood Waterways Polar Plunge. For those of you not accustomed to watching working breeds, we suggest you shield your eyes.

Cute hat. Can I have it?

Cute hat. Can I have it?

We had to sit there with person after person wanting to give us hugs and kisses and loving. Can you imagine how difficult that was?

Work. Work. Work.

Work. Work. Work.

Hours and hours of this work. Can you imagine? We know we have your complete sympathy by now.

Not sure I can work any harder, but someone has to sacrifice.

Not sure I can work any harder, but someone has to sacrifice.

P.S. – We received lots of Valentines in yesterday’s mail and will have a fresh tally for you Monday morning. Time is starting to run out, so make sure you mail your Valentines to Dog’s Name, PO Box 1835, Maggie Valley, NC 28751. And, if you wish, enclose a check made payable to Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation. Your donations will help homeless dogs and cats like Mabel:



Mabel is a beautiful Shepherd mix female about 11 months old. She is smart, has had some obedience training, and is highly motivated to learn new tricks, especially if food is involved! She’ll do best in a home with older kids and adults.


  1. All Things Collie on February 7, 2016 at 1:09 pm

    That truly does look like hard work! The collies attend “Meet the Breeds” events, so they really understand! You have their sympathy!

  2. Juno's mom on February 7, 2016 at 11:59 am

    Ah, the price of fame. The herd are such good breed ambassadors.

  3. Lori on February 7, 2016 at 8:37 am

    I’m so sorry for you sweet babies! Such a hard working Saturday! Phew… I hope you can rest up today❤️

  4. Mom, Ice'n Ebby on February 7, 2016 at 5:45 am

    Ice ‘n Ebby say: owwoooo, we feel so sorry for youuuuuu, having to put up with all that petting, scritching and belly rubs. Hope you all survive it, and make lots of new friends.

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