Neighborhood Greeter

Roscoe P. volunteers to be the neighborhood greeter, starting with the two black dogs living behind us.

neighborhood greeter

Roscoe has volunteered to be the official neighborhood greeter of The Herd. On his wishlist of neighbors to meet—a plethora of squirrels, a pair of black dogs who live behind us and bark their greeting (who he is looking at in the photo), some overly well-behaved labradoodles who puzzle him with their quiet sit/stay, lots of children (some of whom have already scratched his ears), and more squirrels.


  1. Patty Markiewicz on April 21, 2021 at 2:37 pm

    It’s nice to have a social circle. ♥

  2. tammyj on April 20, 2021 at 4:16 pm

    Oh Roscoe! what a wonderful greeter you are. I can think of none better! XOXO

  3. Juno's mom on April 20, 2021 at 11:33 am

    Perfect doggie-person for the job.

  4. Debbie and Ruby on April 20, 2021 at 6:56 am

    Sounds like a lively neighborhood for The Herd to get acquainted with. The only sit/stay I am aware of happens while holding tight to the harness!! Siberians are always a kid magnet. good thing 99% love kids..

  5. Jean Burkhardt on April 20, 2021 at 6:45 am

    I agree with Don Davis-SIT/Stay is NOT in the Siberian vocabulary! I like that Roscoe is getting to know the neighborhood children though BUT not the squirrels! Getting to know a new property CAN be fun!

  6. Don Davis on April 20, 2021 at 5:46 am

    “What is this ‘sit, stay’ of which you speak? Such words do not exist in SiberianSpeak!”

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