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?



  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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