No Shadow Without The Sunshine

Without sunshine, there is no shadow. So how is Boom Boom going to survive an entire day without his big brother (and where will Frankie be)?

Afternoon nap time, which looks a lot like morning nap time.

Afternoon nap time, which looks a lot like morning nap time.

Shortly after Landon’s arrival at Chez Herd, he decided that Frankie was the best big brother ever. He follows him everywhere and copies his every move. Thus, Boom Boom says today is going to be tough because his brother will not be around.

Foraging together.

Foraging together.

Last week, the humans discovered a growth on Frankie’s leg. Now, our humans are worry-warts about growths and have them all tested quickly. After a consult with our vet, we were concerned enough with this growth that we made the decision to remove it. Today is surgery day, so Frankie will be out of the yard for a few days as he recovers.

Thanks in advance for lots of good thoughts for Frankie (and for Boom Boom, who will somehow have to decide what to do without his big brother taking the lead).

Looking forward to a quick recovery.

Looking forward to a quick recovery.



  1. Mom 'n Ebby on November 30, 2017 at 2:33 am

    Mom ‘n Ebby say: Prayers for Frankie, that this “growth” is nothing serious. Hope the test results come back “good”, and that Frankie is “back in the game” really, really soon. (Frankie is our favourite Herd Member).

  2. Edie Chase on November 29, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    Sending healing thoughts.

  3. Deborah on November 29, 2017 at 11:47 am

    Praying for a quick recovery and good outcome. Hugs to all The Herd!

  4. Juno's mom on November 29, 2017 at 11:27 am

    Sending the most positive thoughts for a most benign outcome.

  5. DJ, Cierra & Maggie on November 29, 2017 at 9:32 am

    Awww Frankie Suave…sending you positive thoughts for a quick recovery! Cierra and Maggie send you their best also! ❀❀❀

  6. Lori on November 29, 2017 at 9:11 am

    Precious Frankie, sending you so much love, big, gentle bear hugs, and lots of well wishes for your surgery and recovery! Please let us know how you are.

  7. KJ Pierson on November 29, 2017 at 9:06 am

    Poor Frankie, time for extra cuddles and snax!

    I’m sure Boom Boom will find an appropriate fill in for stalking and harassing….

    …in advance…sorry Cheezewhiz! I think you’re up πŸ˜›

  8. The Husky Bunch on November 29, 2017 at 8:54 am

    Hoping for good news and a quick recover for Frankie. Hang in there Boom Boom.

  9. Zoe on November 29, 2017 at 8:18 am

    Prayers and healing energy for Frankie

  10. Padma Bending on November 29, 2017 at 7:56 am

    All paws crossed for a successful surgery and good results for Frankie. Boom-Boom – hang in there. Your big bro will be back soon!

  11. Pat and Rebel on November 29, 2017 at 7:20 am

    Wishing Frankie a good surgery, quick recovery and good news. Also hoping Boom Boom will be okay without his beloved big brother. Good luck to your humans, who I am sure are concerned. Frankie is lucky to have humans that take good care of them and are worry-warts, it shows their love for all the members of the Herd. Good luck!

  12. HokiePack on November 29, 2017 at 7:13 am

    Get well soon Frankie! Boom Boom needs you to get back in shadowing form ????????????

  13. Khumbu on November 29, 2017 at 6:58 am

    Sending POTP from us all to Frankie for a smooth procedure and recovery.

    Wooos from
    Khumbu and co

  14. Koda Hazel and Sue VerSchneider on November 29, 2017 at 6:27 am

    Wishing Frankie a speedy recovery so he can get back to his sunshine duties.

    And Koda says no worries Frankie I had 2 growths removed last March and I was good as gold shortly there after.

  15. Andrea on November 29, 2017 at 6:14 am

    Many prayers for Frankie today, that all goes well… and for Boom Boom too, that he somehow manages while big brother is away *and* keeps off him when he comes home. πŸ™‚

    Update us as soon as you are able.

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