Snorfling Fun

To snorfle is to inhale deeply to capture the scent of others. It’s in our dictionary even if isn’t in yours. And this is some snorfling fun.

Typhoon snorfling the grass while Roscoe approaches
Typhoon snorfling the grass while Roscoe approaches

Merriam-Webster and Oxford may not show some of our terms, but the official canine dictionary has them. A snorfle, for example, is a deep inhalation to maximize the smell of something. Like Typhoon is doing to the grass above. And like Roscoe is doing below.

Roscoe snorfling his big brother
Roscoe snorfling his big brother

Based on Typhoon’s look, we are guessing it is better to snorfle than to be snorfled, so we are thinking wrestling matches will begin any second now.

The snorfler and the snorflee face off
The snorfler and the snorflee face off


  1. Cheryl Seybert on April 15, 2020 at 8:28 pm

    Hahahaha!!! I know exactly what a snorfle is Queen Alfie does it all the time!!

  2. Laura YAGER on April 14, 2020 at 11:46 pm

    Thank you for giving a word and definition to something my Huskies do daily. They do it to things, each other and us. I especially love it when they “snorful” in mid air. Noses and heads pointed upwards. Twitching nostrils like Bunnies…this explains a lot. Let the wrestling match continue!

  3. tammy j on April 14, 2020 at 9:35 am

    I love this blog Hu-Dad.

  4. Debbie & Ruby on April 14, 2020 at 8:30 am

    What a great new word to add to my canine vocabulary! Will be sure to use it when in the great outdoors..

  5. Jean Burkhardt on April 14, 2020 at 7:14 am

    LOVE those words Hu-Dad-The snorfler and snorflee! Not in the pictures but sure the actual wrestling match ensued! I just think the brother bond between Typhoon and Roscoe is super special.

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