The Big Pout

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.

not the big pout
Not the big pout

For those of you who are not acquainted with the excellent pouting skills of a canine, you might be wondering how you can tell. Trust us that Queen Natasha is quite clear when she is unhappy. Let’s see if you can pick that up from the next photograph.

Not talking to you, Hu-Dad.
Not talking to you, Hu-Dad.

When Hu-Dad dares to upset the Queen, the response is the icy cold shoulder. No eye contact is made, deep sighs are emitted, and the back is turned.

Don't even look my way.
Don’t even look my way.

P.S. – In case you are wondering, Queen Natasha announced it was dinner time. Hu-Dad suggested her internal clock was fast. The big pout commenced.


  1. Juno's mom on October 13, 2021 at 12:21 pm

    She was such a dominant girl.

  2. Jean Burkhardt on October 13, 2021 at 9:01 am

    To see the Queen Natasha giving Hu-Dad the cold shoulder is a memory that most of us can relate to. WHEN their internal clock WANTS something-it CANNOT be ignored!!

    • HokiePack on October 13, 2021 at 12:42 pm

      Everyday the HokiePack starts agitating ard 230 for food. Feeding time is at 4! I long for a cold shoulder like the Queen! Mine are screamers who protest loudly!! Love the Way Back Wednesday!

  3. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on March 27, 2016 at 2:21 pm

    Mom sez: I fully agree, that Huskies definitely have their unique ways of letting you know they are displeased with something you’ve either done, or not done. Both Ice and Ebby are good at letting us know. Most times, it’s by hitting an internal button that says “IGNORE, IGNORE, IGNORE”!

  4. Zoe on March 26, 2016 at 2:49 pm

    How can you possibly question the timing of HRHQNTE I mean seriously we are shocked
    I think you should count yourself lucky all you got was the pout and not a full reprisal

  5. Pat Whitesell on March 26, 2016 at 12:09 pm

    My husky turns his back on my when he is making it obvious that he is not listening to me. If he is in the back yard and I call him in, he will turn and look at me. If he is ready to come in, he will come running. If he is not, he turns his back and sits down with his back to me and his head in the air. They can be such brats – but such lovable brats.

  6. holly on March 26, 2016 at 11:00 am

    Our Boo(13yrs old) let’s us know when it’s dinner time too! Her internal clock is right on every night and she let’s us know too. Gotta love huskies their personalities that make them unique.

  7. Lori on March 26, 2016 at 9:21 am

    Well with all due respect Hudad… I would think the Queen would most certainly KNOW the correct times and seasons of the Herd. Poor Natasha! ??

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