Telling Time For Hu-Dad

We know our schedule very well, better than the humans, which puts us in the position of telling time to the Hu-Dad—even if he doesn’t believe us.

Frankie enjoying the great view from the upper deck
Frankie enjoying the great view from the upper deck

Our bedrooms are on the top floor of the house while Hu-Dad’s study and other key rooms are on the main floor. We spend the day on the main floor and only go upstairs at night. Frankie has decided it is bed time and is waiting for the Hu-Dad to open the gate to the upper deck.

Why aren't you opening the gate?
Why aren’t you opening the gate?

Unfortunately, Hu-Dad relies on this clock thing and he explained to Frankie that he was mistaken and it wasn’t time to go to bed yet. Silly humans. Frankie Suave is the boss and of course he knows what time it is.

I don't care if the sun is still shining
I don’t care if the sun is still shining

7 Comments

  1. Cheryl Seybert on April 16, 2020 at 8:20 pm

    Naps are an essential job Hu-Dad!!

  2. Laura YAGER on April 16, 2020 at 1:23 pm

    Humans should know by now…Dog’s know best. In almost all situations!

  3. Juno's mom on April 16, 2020 at 11:20 am

    The older you are, the earlier you want to go to bed. C’mon HuDad.

  4. Lori & Izzy Bear on April 16, 2020 at 11:00 am

    I could not resist that adorable face ????????

  5. Pat and Rebel on April 16, 2020 at 9:48 am

    His expression says it all. Poor Frankie, he wants to go to bed now. Frankie thinks Hu-Dad should believe him not the silly clock.

  6. HokiePack on April 16, 2020 at 8:10 am

    Frankie needs private time !!!

  7. Terry+ Rory on April 16, 2020 at 5:49 am

    Silly humans using clocks.
    Frankie knows the way 🙂

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