Furocious Furtastic Frankie

The boxing legend of Nikita looms large in Herd lore, but Furocious, Furtastic Frankie fights his way into the record books with quite the mean hook.

The boxer resting in his corner.

The boxer resting in his corner.

Hu-Dad sprawled in the floor, scratching Frankie’s chest. Spying a piece of paper blown from the desk, Hu-Dad reached to retrieve it. Since Typhoon the Shredder reduces any scrap to tiny pieces of paper, nothing may be left on the floor. Just as Hu-Dad leaned over Frankie, Frankie’s rear leg kicked out. The perfectly thrown punch caught Hu-Dad high on the cheek bone. The result – a vision of stars and a nice scratch on the face.



We talk often of Queen Nikita – gone for nearly a decade, the Mama Bear to Natasha when Natasha was a mere princess. Nikita landed the best “punch” on the Hu-Dad during a play wrestling match. Hu-Dad dodged, but Nikita was faster. Her paw landed hard and the result was a shiny black eye for the Hu-Dad. Nothing like the Hu-Dad explaining to co-workers that his dog caught him with a right hook, but the truth was exactly that.

Baby Bear, Natasha, and her Mama Bear, Nikita - from many years ago.

Baby Bear, Natasha, and her Mama Bear, Nikita – from many years ago.


  1. Glenn Ware on June 20, 2016 at 9:10 pm

    Two beautiful, regal girls

  2. Monty, Harlow and Ramble on June 20, 2016 at 1:14 pm

    You gotta wonder if the pups get black eyes. I’m always amazed at how rough they play, and I know some of the blows have just got to hurt!

    Monty, Harlow and Ramble.

  3. Juno's mom on June 20, 2016 at 12:28 pm

    They were gorgeous. Huskies are so addicting. Part cat, part kangaroo and so silly.

  4. Lori on June 20, 2016 at 9:22 am

    What a beautiful picture of the two Queens❤️

  5. Khumbu on June 20, 2016 at 8:36 am

    BOL hu’mum knows exactly how your hu-dad feels. She too took a direct hit while removing a grass seed from Khumbu’s back foot while out walking. Resulted in a none stop watering eye, swollen cheek bone and black eye.

    We Sibes make great kick boxers. We hope hu-dads face heals up soon.

    Khumbu, Kyra and Rita

  6. Zoe on June 20, 2016 at 7:33 am

    The two Queens look amazing
    You always speak about Nikita with such love
    You can tell she holds a special place in a heart filled w doggie love

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