Big Brother Duties

Frankie Suave knows that many of you think his primary job is to lay around and be, well, suave, but he has many big brother duties.

Scanning the south field.

Scanning the south field.

From the outside looking in, Frankie’s life may look pretty comfortable. The only dog to sleep in the human bed every night. Sprawled underneath Hu-Dad’s feet all day in the study. Sunning on the deck on cool days and sleeping in the shade on warm days. Sure, he has those two pesky little brothers, but that’s just a detail.

The sentry post from the top of the picnic table.

The sentry post from the top of the picnic table.

Our brown-eyed boy wants everyone to know how hard he works. Twice as hard as he used to even, because now his patrols expand into the senior side of the yard. To avoid those two pesky brothers, Frankie has been known to sneak over to the senior deck for a lengthy nap while the youngsters have no idea where he went. But don’t worry, on either side of the yard, he is always working his most important job.

Where are those pesky rabbits?

Where are those pesky rabbits?

P.S. – This last photo also shows the open gate, the one we have mentioned in our latest games with Typhoon.


  1. Juno's mom on October 19, 2018 at 12:40 pm

    He has an interesting coat pattern, like someone has run their fingers through it. Handsome boy!

  2. Lori on October 19, 2018 at 9:07 am

    Frankie you are such a hard worker! After all that patrolling you better take a nap in the warm sun.

  3. Terry (+Rory) on October 19, 2018 at 7:50 am

    Frankie is a wonderful big brother!! ????

  4. Jean B Burkhardt on October 19, 2018 at 5:45 am

    Frankie-WOW-I didn’t know how many duties you have!!!! I bet the others DO get jealous of you sleeping with the humans at night though!!!! You are Frankie Suave-for sure!!!!

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