End of a Suave Day

Frankie works hard around Chez Herd By The Sea and looks forward to the end of a Suave Day…if only he could figure out what the youngsters are up to.

Yard patrol is complete
Yard patrol is complete

Frankie Suave handles his duties in his usual, calm manner. He rounds up the youngsters and sends them inside the house for the evening. And then he settles down for a little relaxation.

A pleasant end to a Suave day
A pleasant end to a Suave day

Of course, the boss’s day is never completely done, especially if Frankie has to figure out what a Boom Boom is up to.

What is that boy doing with his lizard tongue?
What is that boy doing with his lizard tongue?

We hope our U.S. reader’s have a terrific Memorial Day weekend. We will be back on TUESDAY.

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  1. Laura YAGER on May 25, 2020 at 1:26 pm

    Happy memorial weekend. Maybe Frankie should take a break…we all know that’s not happening. Hope your weekend is filled with lots of rest, relaxation and Herd antics! My Huskies FORCED me to turn the AC on…all registers are now “floofy”. Ah, like with these furry beasts is never dull! ????????????

  2. Jean Burkhardt on May 22, 2020 at 8:17 am

    Frankie Suave’s duties are never ending-especially with the youngsters. I hope during the Memorial Day weekend he manages to get some much deserved rest. Enjoy your weekend all.

  3. Zoe Walsh on May 22, 2020 at 7:58 am

    The King’s work is never done

  4. tammy j on May 22, 2020 at 7:17 am

    the ‘lizard tongue’ caught me off guard. I laughed out loud!
    have a wonderful holiday at Chez Herd by the Sea Hu Dad!
    as I write this it’s pouring rain and thundering… but I’m loving it. xo

    • The Thundering Herd on May 22, 2020 at 9:48 am

      Chuckling. Yes, we never know what that lizard tongue is doing. We aren’t really sure if he knows what it’s doing either.

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