Our Evening Walk Lobby

In all societies, we need a way to communicate our needs to those with control. In this case, our evening walk lobby is demanding their due.

The boys gather for the evening walk lobby of the Hu-Dad.

The boys gather for the evening walk lobby of the Hu-Dad.

Because Hurricane Michael was scheduled to bring us some evening rain, Hu-Dad decided to shift our walk from after to before dinner. We had a great stroll around the neighborhood and then a filling dinner.

Typhoon puts on a masterful face asking for a walk.

Typhoon puts on a masterful face asking for a walk.

Unfortunately for the Hu-Dad, canine logic says a pre-dinner walk does not replace an after-dinner walk. Thus, we began asking for our evening walk. The Hu-Dad tried logic, pleading and cajoling. Our answer was to protest the unfairness of it all.

How many among you could say no?

How many among you could say no?

When Hu-Dad continued to hold firm to his interpretations, we are afraid to admit that things got a wee bit ugly.

The riots were ugly.

The riots began.

We had a great after-dinner walk. How about you?


  1. Nicole Tester on October 12, 2018 at 12:14 pm

    Those Boys! They are always conniving!

  2. Lori on October 11, 2018 at 8:11 pm

    ???????????????? What a great story ????????????????

  3. Jean B Burkhardt on October 11, 2018 at 6:33 pm

    Me-I could NEVER say NO to those faces!!! I do it here with our big boy Bradley. If he gets an extra walk-it NEVER takes the place of the REAL one!!! LOVE this story and the pictures!!!!

  4. May on October 11, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    Haha! Thanks! I don’t feel like the only softie for the ‘scheduled walk’ face. We don’t gave much rain weather but warmer temps mean earlier walks.

  5. All Things Collie on October 11, 2018 at 12:33 pm

    BOL – we love a story with a happy ending! So glad you got your after dinner walk!

  6. chris on October 11, 2018 at 10:07 am

    I can never resist the pleading eyes of our dogs either.

  7. Juno's mom on October 11, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Oh, you had no chance with those looks and were so outnumbered. Was Cheoah just waiting it out, letting the boys do all the convincing?

    • The Thundering Herd on October 11, 2018 at 10:25 am

      Cheoah just sits and watches the antics, probably coaching from the sidelines.

  8. KJ Pierson on October 11, 2018 at 9:46 am

    Servant..how dare you defy our wishes….you will follow us when we tell you to!

  9. Terry (+Rory) on October 11, 2018 at 9:31 am

    …Soo true!!! We can NEVER miss our routine walks…even if an extra walk is added in!! Our routine walks are SACRED????
    Such adorable pictures!!!

  10. Vincent Porrazzo on October 11, 2018 at 8:36 am

    Great story!

  11. Amarok & Co on October 11, 2018 at 8:30 am

    Love those faces!

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