Sheltering From The Brutal Wind

Strong winds gusted across our mountaintop and joined our below freezing temperatures, so Hu-Dad found us sheltering from the brutal wind.

Messing up my fur, Hu-Dad.

Messing up my fur, Hu-Dad.

Now, we Siberian Huskies are known for our ability to withstand cold temperatures and wintry conditions, but there is a big difference from playing in snow drifts and facing 30-40 mile an hour winds. Most of the day, we hung out on the deck where the worst of the winds are blocked.

And napping in the warm sunshine.

And napping in the warm sunshine.

For those of you wondering why we didn’t just go inside, notice the lack of Cheoah and Typhoon in these photos. Cheoah was stretched out on the couch in front of the fireplace and Typhoon was napping in Hu-Dad’s study. We can all go inside whenever we want, but we were trying to maintain some type of Siberian Husky dignity.

You never catch me inside. I would sleep outside if I could.

You never catch me inside. I would sleep outside at night if I could.


Speaking of enjoying the warmth of the house, Boom Boom led a tour around the house just this time last year, so we thought we would share that as this week’s Throwback Thursday video:

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4 Comments

  1. Dennis the Vizsla on December 17, 2017 at 1:18 am

    hello thundering herd its dennis the vizsla dog hay sheltering frum those winds sownds like a gud ideea to me!!! hay if owr hot winds ar santa anas wot ar yore kold winds??? ar they santa clauses??? ok bye

  2. KJ Pierson on December 15, 2017 at 11:43 am

    Its bad when you have 6 siberians, but only one white siberian actual husky… The rest are wannabes 😛

  3. Juno's mom on December 14, 2017 at 10:54 am

    Landon’s just a hoot!

  4. Lori on December 14, 2017 at 6:55 am

    It’s too cold out there for you to stay outside too long silly Sibes!!!!

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