Incognito Puppy – Until The Dinner Bell

Somepup was doing his best incognito puppy routine in the grass, until the dinner bell sounded and he decided to respond quickly.

Incognito puppy hiding his face.

Incognito puppy hiding his face.

Hu-Dad stepped out to the porch and called everyone, but the reaction was underwhelming. With grubs and other good smellables buried in the ground, the dogs were too absorbed in their tasks to be bothered by a mere name calling. And then Hu-Dad pulled out the big guns.

Did you say dinner?

Did you say dinner?

When Hu-Dad mentioned that dinner was served, the reaction was quite different. Compliance follows a really good bribe.

Dinner? I'm in.

Dinner? I’m in.


  1. Mom 'n Ebby on May 14, 2018 at 5:06 am

    Mom ‘n Ebby say: Well, there some things that are important, but there are others, LIKE DINNERTIME that are just, well, just MORE important!

  2. Vincent Porrazzo on May 11, 2018 at 9:11 am

    The dinner bell preempts all other considerations! Go for it pups.
    Silky and Nacho

  3. Lori on May 11, 2018 at 7:31 am

    So good to see Typhoon running to eat dinner!!

    • Juno's mom on May 11, 2018 at 12:17 pm

      Yes it is!

  4. Jean B Burkhardt on May 11, 2018 at 6:22 am

    Telling a dog that “Dinner is served” always works!!!!!

  5. Hokie Pack on May 11, 2018 at 6:12 am

    Great shot of Ty!

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