Watching The Young Whippersnappers

The Seniors, Kiska and Qannik, enjoy the peace and quiet of the senior yard while keeping a close eye on the young whippersnappers of the Juniors.

Look at those crazy, young whippersnappers.

Look at those crazy, young whippersnappers.

Our senior team has always thought that one of the best design features of our house is the divided back yard with a senior zone and a junior zone. All the dogs can hang out together in the house, while traveling, or whenever Hu-Dad opens the gate between the two zones. But the seniors vote for their peace and quiet on most days and just enjoy hanging out on the porch and watching the zany actions next door.

We were never that crazy when we were young.

We were never that crazy when we were young.


  1. Lori on February 5, 2017 at 8:00 am

    You two seniors are beautiful ❤❤

  2. luis on February 5, 2017 at 6:45 am


  3. Zoe on February 5, 2017 at 5:37 am

    When do you decide to move them to the senior yard? I was wondering how much longer Cheoah will be in the junior yard?

    • The Thundering Herd on February 5, 2017 at 7:09 am

      Right now, Cheoah holds her own with the boys and, frankly, instigates them most of the time. For now, she is happiest with them.

      • Carolyn on February 5, 2017 at 9:09 am

        She is their princess. I can’t imagine her ever deciding to be with the other two instead. 🙂 I am not sure they mind that either.

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