Those Youngsters

As the elder statesman of The Herd, Frankie Suave called a timeout from our walk because those youngsters were going too fast.

Those Youngsters

We walk twice a day for a total of a little over five miles. Those youngsters in The Herd can put on a fast pace some days, so the elder statesman, Frankie Suave, has the right to call a timeout. Since he’s been with us for almost a decade, he’s probably 12 + or -, so he’s earned the right. Don’t worry, though, he keeps those youngsters in line every day too.

6 Comments

  1. Kiersten on April 13, 2021 at 3:04 pm

    Love that boy. You call it when you want to handsome.

  2. Pat and Rebel on April 13, 2021 at 11:57 am

    Frankie is smart to preserve his strength. Rebel knows how he feels because Rebel is celebrating his 12th birthday today. Love Siberians of all ages, but there is something special about the wonderful seniors.

    • Jean Burkhardt on April 13, 2021 at 12:04 pm

      Happy Birthday Rebel!! Seniors rock.

      • Rebel on April 13, 2021 at 12:46 pm

        Thank you.

  3. Debbie and Ruby on April 13, 2021 at 7:04 am

    Any Senior (Husky or Human) who goes 5 miles a day does deserve a rest!! On the other hand a Husky like Ruby (female) stops at every tree, bush and hummock to take a pee. Such is life with the waging tails..

  4. Jean Burkhardt on April 13, 2021 at 6:35 am

    I’m glad that although Frankie Suave is the senior member of the Herd he is still respected by his younger brothers! For him to be able to walk those 5 miles is wonderful-even if a rest is needed during that time! Good job Frankie.

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