Older Siblings With Parental Worries

While most of The Herd is made up of happy-go-lucky playful types, we have a couple of older siblings that take on parental worries.

Chief of Security Kiska worries about everything.

Chief of Security Kiska worries about everything.

Miss Kiska worries about any creatures that approach our fence and warns them off with a ferocious bark (the only one of us that actually barks much at all). But she also frets about too much running and bouncing (which is why we call her the Fun Police) and whether everyone is participating enough in song time (as our head Choir Mistress who leads Morning Song Time).

Parental worries etched on Frankie Suave's face.

Parental worries etched on Frankie Suave’s face.

Frankie Suave is Mr. Cool and Calm, unless we have loud noises. All rules are off when the sky rumbles or fighter jets roar overhead (we live under a training path). As long as things are quiet, Frankie is monitoring activity outside the fence as well as the Junior Members of The Herd inside the fence.

And who is creating all of the worry today?

A Boom Boom (freshly brushed!) has no worries.

A Boom Boom (freshly brushed!) has no worries.


  1. Mom 'n Ebby on May 5, 2018 at 3:26 pm

    Mom Sez: Wow, it almost seems like all the “young pups” have grown up, matured. Where are all the “goofy puppy antics” that used to be so “frontside”? Frankie (still my favourite), Landon, even Typhoon seem so much more mature “all a’ sudden”! Miss the “puppiness”!

    • The Thundering Herd on May 5, 2018 at 7:40 pm

      Typhoon is 6 years old. Impossible for us to believe.

  2. Juno's mom on May 4, 2018 at 11:22 am

    Wise Kiska takes her job very seriously. What a great COO.

  3. Jean B Burkhardt on May 4, 2018 at 6:22 am

    It’s always great to read about what dog is doing which activity each day!!! So look forward to reading these posts on a daily basis!!!! Have fun doggies!!

  4. vporrazzo on May 4, 2018 at 4:39 am

    But during the brushing, I am sure Typhoon howled up a storm!

    • The Thundering Herd on May 4, 2018 at 7:19 am

      Landon is fine with brushing (though not so much sitting still for long). But Typhoon is a whole different story!

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