The Pounce

When playing a game of “tackle-wrestle-bitey face-body slam-tag you’re it” with your siblings, the timing of the pounce is critical.

Launch time! -  the pounce
Launch time!

One of the challenges of our favorite game—“tackle-wrestle-bitey face-body slam-tag you’re it”—is knowing when the game starts and when it ends. Last night, the game appeared to be over and Typhoon sat in the grass appearing to be disinterested. Roscoe turned his back and Typhoon saw his opportunity. Today’s photo is the moment the launch started and a split second before the pounce. Don’t worry, Roscoe thought it was great fun and a rousing second round of “tackle-wrestle-bitey face-body slam-tag you’re it” ensued.


  1. Juno's mom on April 14, 2022 at 11:21 am

    Ty’s a very cheeky boy. What a cutie!

  2. Karen on April 14, 2022 at 10:59 am

    The name “Little Prince” is so perfect for him. He looks just like royalty…and should be treated as such. An amazing picture of such a good boy!

  3. Debbie & Miss Ruby on April 14, 2022 at 7:10 am

    A fun game with a great name!! Keeps them young also.

  4. Jean Burkhardt on April 14, 2022 at 6:50 am

    LOVE the description of the game Hu-Dad. I agree-people who don’t understand how dogs play think it’s NOT fun BUT they all seem to love it!!!

  5. Terry Grennell on April 14, 2022 at 6:45 am

    My three love this game. Folks unfamiliar with it think they are killing each other. 🙂

  6. Shay on April 14, 2022 at 6:22 am

    I love the name of the game! Our husky and shepherd play the same game.

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