Exhausting Security Work

As a working breed, we appreciate the efforts involved in labor, but our exhausting security work wears us out.

The Typhoon Roscoe Squirrel Security Services
The Typhoon Roscoe Squirrel Security Services

We put a lot of time and effort into the protection of our house—mainly keeping squirrels, birds, and other nefarious creatures far away (or, frustratingly, in the trees over our heads). Such labor can really zap energy.

The Little Prince under the Hu-Dad's desk (and annoyed at the interruption)
The Little Prince under the Hu-Dad’s desk (and annoyed at the interruption)

Don’t worry, though, no matter how tired we might be, we’re always prepared to spring into battle at the slightest suspicion of evil invaders.

Fortunately, I don't suspect anything, so I'll just nap.
Fortunately, I don’t suspect anything, so I’ll just nap.


  1. The Oceanside Animals on October 3, 2020 at 5:55 pm

    Chaplin: “Dennis always used to tell us, perimeter patrol against evil perpetrators is a never-ending job!”
    Lulu: “Dennis was big on patrolling the yard, then?”
    Charlee: “Oh no. It was a never-ending job for Trixie, not for Dennis.”

  2. Laura Yager on October 1, 2020 at 2:40 am

    My little pack is obsessed with Squirrels. One of them opened the door and all ran out chasing the Rat with a fluffy tail. Good work boys…keeping Chez Herd safe!

  3. Karen on September 30, 2020 at 12:46 pm

    Sweet boys! Have they ever managed to catch a squirrel??

    • The Thundering Herd on October 1, 2020 at 4:47 am

      We didn’t have squirrels at the old Chez Herd, so no, but we caught lots of voles and Typhoon caught dozens of rabbits.

      • Karen on October 1, 2020 at 4:50 pm

        I remember the story of the flashlight…where Hu-Dad shined it right at a rabbit and Typhoon all but said thank you before he took off. Such a sweet boy! I was wondering if he had lucked up with a squirrel yet. Never a dull moment.

  4. Debbie and Ruby on September 30, 2020 at 9:29 am

    Cute guys as usual!! Great shots.

  5. Jean B Burkhardt on September 30, 2020 at 8:01 am

    I agree with Tammy J-Hu-Dad having to get WAY down to take those floor shots are exhausting too!! BUT good job Typhoon and Roscoe for your security work!

  6. tammy j on September 30, 2020 at 6:35 am

    just think… getting Hu Dad down on the floor to take the close up shots
    of those tired looks is work too. even if just slightly psychologically! lol. xo

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