Making Sure We Have An Exciting Walk

When you live in an area surrounded by wild creatures, nothing makes for an exciting walk more than a canine convinced something is over there.

Did you hear that?

Did you hear that?

We never know what we might run into during our nightly walks, but Hu-Dad’s favorite is the mysterious noise in the woods. We are strolling along. Something crashes through the brush. Dogs react. But we never know what was there.

Let me at it. I will defend us.

Let me at it. I will defend us.

Was it a rabbit? Groundhog? Deer? Elk? Bear? Bobcat? The fun, dear reader, is in the mystery.

Was this an exciting walk or what?

Was this an exciting walk or what?

 

8 Comments

  1. Linda Price on August 23, 2018 at 10:56 am

    How on earth do you keep your feet under you with multiple Sibs tied to your waist?

    • The Thundering Herd on August 23, 2018 at 12:41 pm

      We are all angelic wonders and would never pull our Hu-Dad off his feet.

      Not sure why he making a choking sound right now.

      Anyway, As strange as it might sound, it is easier to keep under control with the waist belt than holding a leash in the hands. His hands are free for balance or to untangle a leash or grab some fixed object. Plus, he can use the strength of his legs by bending his knees – and legs are much stronger than arms.

      Our Hu-dad highly recommends waist belts for walking. You know, just in case you are walking an unruly Herd.

  2. All Things Collie on August 23, 2018 at 8:34 am

    You have to be very, very quick to spot what is hiding in the woods! Those wild things are super fast!

  3. Terry (+Rory) on August 23, 2018 at 7:48 am

    …the woods are full of critters!! We once got chased by a ma-ma wild turkey (she had a brand new brood… about a dozen very tiny chicks)…she chased us from every direction!!!…be careful out there!!

  4. Lori on August 23, 2018 at 7:31 am

    I iz a brave boy! I protects my hu-dad!

    • The Thundering Herd on August 23, 2018 at 12:42 pm

      If something had come out of that brush, we all expect Landon would have been leading the Herd away as fast as possible.

  5. Cheryl Seybert on August 23, 2018 at 6:37 am

    For me the mystery would be who is gonna protect whom? Ferocious Corgi behind glass doors becomes “granny get me!!!” once outside. Love the stance Landon has!!????

  6. Jean B Burkhardt on August 23, 2018 at 6:10 am

    What an exciting walk with ALL those noises and crashes through the woods! I wonder what the dogs are THINKING as they look into the trees and hear the commotion??? What FUN!!

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