Normal Abnormal Walk

We were out for our afternoon stroll through the neighborhood for our normal abnormal walk courtesy of the Little Prince himself.

A perfectly normal walk through the neighborhood.
A perfectly normal walk through the neighborhood.

We were enjoying our afternoon leg stretcher when the Hu-Dad commented how normally we were all walking. Yes, it is unusual for everyone to be behaving a once, but someone took Hu-Dad’s words to be a personal challenge.

Wait! Being normal will harm my reputation.
Wait! Being normal will harm my reputation.

With the gauntlet of normalcy thrown down, Typhoon had to prove that he is anything but ordinary. Soon enough, he was turning to walk backwards the rest of the way home.

Typhoon being his normal abnormal self.
Typhoon being his normal abnormal self.


  1. Juno's mom on March 3, 2019 at 9:28 am

    The tradition must be kept going. 😉 (Is Cheoah wearing her harness for more stability?)

    • The Thundering Herd on March 3, 2019 at 9:50 am

      Cheoah’s arthritis bothers her neck sometimes so we decided to move to the harness for her. She doesn’t pull on the leash often, but we want to make sure she is always comfortable for the walks.

  2. Debbie Hallenbeck on March 3, 2019 at 7:09 am

    Keep on being the great boy that your are to keep us laughing.

    • Zoe on March 3, 2019 at 12:48 pm

      My oldest shepherd is starting to have arthritis issues in his neck. If I may ask what type of harness is that and when you ordered it did it fit true to size? Shepherds like huskies can be chesty and I have had a difficult time finding a harness that fit

      • The Thundering Herd on March 5, 2019 at 7:34 pm

        That is a Ruff Wear Web Master harness with the padded chest attachment. Hands down the best harness we have found for assistance purposes. It has a handle for the human to assist when needed but is also comfortable and easy to wear for the dog. Miss Cheesy loves hers.

        Cheoah weighs just over 50 lbs, that is a medium, and we have it cinched fairly tight so plenty of room left in it for her.

  3. Jean Burkhardt on March 3, 2019 at 6:18 am

    Oh Typhoon-once again-you brought a smile to another dismal day! I would love sometime Hu-Dad(or maybe if it’s been done) to see an actual video of Typhoon Phooey walking backwards!!

    • The Thundering Herd on March 3, 2019 at 7:21 am

      Fair enough. How about for tomorrow’s Movie Memory Monday?

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