Trying To Maintain Innocence

No matter how good you are, trying to maintain innocence around Chez Herd is incredibly difficult just because of your associates.

Frankie demonstrates how to maintain innocence.

Frankie demonstrates how to maintain innocence.

The vast majority of time, Frankie Suave is the epitome of good. In fact, the others have often threatened to revoke his Siberian Husky membership card for actually coming when called, behaving in the house, and generally being trustworthy. Trust us when we say we Siberians pride outselves on the opposite behavior.

The red headed instigator enters.

The red headed instigator enters.

Instead of kicking Frankie out of the club, we simply make it impossible for him to resist the fun of creating chaos. And just in case one of us is not enough motivation, we can always send in reinforcements.

Typhoon knows how to play the mischief game.

Typhoon knows how to play the mischief game.


  1. KJ Pierson on October 4, 2016 at 11:44 am

    Frankie is the epitome of a gentle giant….minus part of the giant part 🙂

  2. Fiona and Daisy on October 4, 2016 at 7:16 am

    Poor Frankie. That’s what he gets for hanging with a bad crowd! 😉 I couldn’t help notice in the ‘shop related products’ link below a book about how to raise a well-behaved husky. I assume the book is blank. Or has one page with something like “Hahahah! If you think such a think is possible this is NOT the breed for you.” 😀

    -Fiona and Daisy (who hasn’t caught on to the looking innocent thing yet)

    • The Thundering Herd on October 4, 2016 at 7:27 am

      That book must be in the fiction department. Woo!

  3. All Things Collie on October 4, 2016 at 7:15 am

    Poor Frankie, it’s hard being good!

  4. Mom 'n Ebby on October 4, 2016 at 3:54 am

    Mom ‘n Ebby say: We’re not up to making any comments tonight, but will in a couple of days. We sent our Iceman across the Rainbow Bridge this afternoon, to join his beloved Ayla, so we’re taking a couple of days away from commenting, but rest assured, we’ll still be following the Herd.

    • The Thundering Herd on October 4, 2016 at 6:20 am

      We are so sorry for your loss and will have a candle lit to guide Ice on his journey.

    • Lori on October 4, 2016 at 7:23 am

      I’m so very sorry for your loss, Mom & Ebby… my heart aches with you.

    • Sylv on October 4, 2016 at 9:30 am

      I too am very sorry for your loss.

    • Juno's mom on October 4, 2016 at 11:25 am

      The most difficult decision we ever make. I had to do this last month with one of mine and I felt profound gratitude from her afterward, not only for giving her a life she wouldn’t have had otherwise, but also for making her transition so peaceful. Iceman and Ayla now (rip) Run In Paradise. I pray you see them in your dreams.

    • KJ Pierson on October 4, 2016 at 11:43 am

      Sorry to hear that. Loosing a pet, to me, is far worse than even losing a person.

      • Ann Plooster on October 4, 2016 at 4:36 pm

        I agree with your comment 100%. When my Two went across the Rainbow Bridge, April 27, 2015, I thought I’d never get over the loss. And sorry to say, I was right. I’ll never get over Two. He was the best part of my life for 14 years and I can’t even say how much I miss him still. People…not so much.
        Mom’Ebby….I’m so sorry for your loss. I know how you feel because I feel the same. I would tell you time will heal your heart, but it won’t, so just keep your memories and try to get by. That’s all we can do. God bless.

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