Frankie Suave: Alpha Male

Frankie Suave realized that he has hit a rarefied status – Alpha Male of The Thundering Herd. But what honors come with that distinction?

I am Frankie Suave - Alpha Male

I am Frankie Suave – Alpha Male

Yes, Frankie is now the oldest male at Chez Herd, though he recognizes that both of his sisters are older than he is. But, importantly, as Alpha Male, he gets to make any decisions that either of the two older females allow him to make. Which are quite few. Because, well, The Herd has always had a female as its leader. And because, well, its just easier that way.

Still, I am in charge of everything that they let me be in charge of.

Still, I am in charge of everything they let me be in charge of.

And what, exactly, is Frankie in charge of? His two little brothers, His Haughtiness Little Prince Typhoon Phooey and Landon Boom Boom. Which is basically what he was already in charge of. Don’t worry, though, at least his little brothers give him lots of respect now as Alpha Male.

Sometimes.

Sometimes.


Movie Memory Monday

Speaking of the guys thinking they are in charge of something, no matter how small, Boom Boom was once in charge of song time. No, really, we caught it on film. And we share it here as this week’s Movie Memory Monday – the Boom Boom Choir.

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9 Comments

  1. Juno's mom on September 10, 2018 at 10:41 am

    Looks like he’s waiting for his coronation. 😉

  2. Laura Yager on September 10, 2018 at 9:12 am

    Frankie you do make a handsome leader! With Boom Boom as your Jester, you 2 will reign supreme! Now, we just have to get the girl’s permission to be Alpha…????

  3. Lori on September 10, 2018 at 7:59 am

    You command your Alpha role fabulously Frankie Suave!

  4. Terry (+Rory) on September 10, 2018 at 7:47 am

    Oops…SUAVE(NOT save)!!!

  5. Terry (+Rory) on September 10, 2018 at 7:46 am

    Frankie is so Save!!
    …a highly intelligent (and VERY HANDSOME) ALPHA male????
    Way to go…happy life!!!

  6. Jean B Burkhardt on September 10, 2018 at 5:55 am

    It’s so cute that the “ladies” of the group LET Frankie Suave THINK he is the ALPHA!!!!! Love you all Chez Herd!!

  7. vincent porrazzo on September 10, 2018 at 4:45 am

    Sounds a lot like human married life to me.

    • Lori on September 10, 2018 at 7:58 am

      Hahaha!

    • chris on September 10, 2018 at 10:17 am

      Yes my husband says that after the two female dogs that rule, my daughter and I get to rule. He says he just sits back and watches and pretends he is in charge. haha. Love your outlook.

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