Snoopy’s Doghouse At Chez Herd

In the Peanuts comic strip, Snoopy’s doghouse was many things to the canine character – and an inspiration to our very own Boom Boom.

Surveillance station
Surveillance station

Landon hasn’t flown the crate like Snoopy did with the Sopwith Camel, but he does use this perch for surveillance inside the house. Our biggest question for him is whether the wire top to the crate hurts his paws.

Thanks for reminding me . . . owwwwww!
Thanks for reminding me . . . owwwwww!

This is actually the way Landon signals that he is ready to come inside. Sure, some dogs scratch on the door. Some sit and stare patiently through the glass. And some (er, Typhoon) knock loudly with their paws. Landon’s unique approach is to stand on a crate and stare inside the house until the Hu-Dad notices. In this case, however, Hu-Dad just grabbed a camera and started taking pictures.

Come on, Hu-Dad, put down the camera and open the door.
Come on, Hu-Dad, put down the camera and open the door.


  1. HokiePack on July 27, 2022 at 11:39 am

    Good to see the Tree of Life ! That Boom is a hot mess. How does he ask to be let in now ?

  2. Max and Maya's momma on July 27, 2022 at 11:33 am

    So since this was a Way Back Wednesday from 4 years ago the question I have is does His Royal Highness Typhoon Phoonie still do this???

    • The Thundering Herd on July 27, 2022 at 2:23 pm

      That is Landon (aka, Boom Boom). Typhoon would never stoop to such antics because he is big on slamming his paws onto the door for attention. Sort of a “Hey, Human Servant, why is this taking so long?”

      As for Landon, no, he doesn’t, but that probably has more to do with logistics. We no longer have outdoor crates so nothing to climb up on. Don’t worry, though, he still likes being up high whenever he can.

  3. Debbie & Miss Ruby on July 27, 2022 at 8:37 am

    Sibes are such a unique breed of crazy!!

    • Juno's mom on July 27, 2022 at 12:13 pm

      And that’s why we love ’em.

  4. Khumbu on December 28, 2017 at 8:34 am

    You are a genius Landon, absolute genius.

    Khumbu & co

  5. Sea Wolf on December 27, 2017 at 10:47 am

    Awww. Put a couple of boards and a piece of carpet across the top of all those crates. Would make a dandy canine look out.

  6. Sharon on December 27, 2017 at 10:11 am

    When our Sabrina would want in she would hop up on the window sill and stand side ways glaring in at us. This is good athleticism since the sill was about 3-4 feet off the ground and only one brick wide (and she weighed 60 pounds).

  7. Monty, Harlow, and Ramble on December 27, 2017 at 7:54 am

    LOL – he cannot be comfortable!

    Monty, Harlow, and Ramble

  8. Lori on December 27, 2017 at 7:08 am

    You’re too adorable Landon ????

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