Cool Looking Boom

With his coat freshly brushed, a cool looking Boom Boom claimed the prime surveillance point of the picnic table to watch rabbits in the field.

A cool looking Boom as seen through the leaves of the Tree of Life.
A cool looking Boom as seen through the leaves of the Tree of Life.

As we mentioned yesterday, Hu-Dad is brushing everyone’s (except Typhoon’s) coats a lot to clean out all of the excess fur. Spring has certainly sprung and so we are changing from our winter wardrobe to our summer (aka, blowing coat).

That breeze feels good without all of that excess fur to go through.
That breeze feels good without all of that excess fur to go through.

Upon careful examination of these photos, Hu-Dad did notice that the front paws seem to have a little mud caked to them from a random excavation project around the yard. Perhaps Boom Boom has been up to more than lying on the picnic table.

Based on the advice of my attorney-at-claw, I have no comment.
Based on the advice of my attorney-at-claw, I have no comment.


  1. nicole.tester on May 9, 2019 at 12:42 pm

    when will the basement start?

    • The Thundering Herd on May 9, 2019 at 6:35 pm

      There has been a little work on it, but not as much as last year. We suspect that the official construction supervisor, Miss Cheesy, prefers sleeping on her couch this year.

  2. 24 Paws of Love on May 7, 2019 at 1:41 pm

    Looking sharp Boom Boom!

  3. Zoe on May 7, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    To: Hudad
    From: Sabo the German Shepherd, Attorney at Paw

    Subject: client interrogation

    Hudad, as you know I have been long retained as an advocate for the Sibe Tribe. In that capacity you have witnessed many doguments which show that, in the case of any supposition on your part, it is my duty to speak on behalf of my clients. I would therefore request that any future inquires be directed to me and I will make every effort to reasonably clarify your hu-man questions. As for Landon, a/k/a Boom Boom, your supposition of a malicious act was incorrect. In fact, you your self have stated you came out to check the security provided, willingly and lovingly by the Herd, in addition you have admitted that you have taken steps to alter the physical status of the members of the herd while still expecting them to perform their daily functions. After consulting with my client, I have determined that in an attempt to meet both your standard of appearance as well as his assigned job Landon merely was attempting to camouflage his scent so that he would be more effective in his sentry duties.
    It is my hope that we can all move forward from this incident with a renewed sense of purpose and understanding. In addition since I was forced to be contacted on an emergency basis, I’m sure you understand that my statement will be sent directly to you for pawment.

    Thank you for your attention to this matter

    Sabo the German Shepherd
    Attorney At Paw

  4. tammy j on May 7, 2019 at 9:48 am

    LOL! that piercing gaze would un-nerve any judge! uh… muddy paws? what muddy paws?
    or… you could practice the current favorite… “I don’t recall.” besides. you’re absolutely beautiful!

  5. Juno's mom on May 7, 2019 at 8:53 am

    Such a regal pose in frame one. He is a handsome boy!

  6. Kentucky Parti Girl Huskies on May 7, 2019 at 7:50 am

    We were wondering…what is “bath day” like at Chez Herd? Now there would be some interesting photos! Both of our girls (14 & 5 yrs) are water babies who prance and preen after a nice bubbling up. Do any Herd members enjoy a few laps in the bath tub?

    • The Thundering Herd on May 7, 2019 at 7:57 am

      Unless we get into something really sticky or stinky, we don’t get baths. We keep ourselves fairly well-groomed on our own and mud dries and shakes off (that amazing repellant Siberian coat!).

      As for water, only Miss Cheesy likes to wade into rivers, creeks, and lakes (and even the ocean). The rest of us avoid it except for sitting in the rain.

  7. Jean Burkhardt on May 7, 2019 at 5:47 am

    Boom Boom-you ARE a handsome devil-lol but LOVE the “advice of the Atorney-At-Claw-LOL I am guessing you do NOT want a bath for those muddy paws?

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