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Goodbye Miss Kiska

September 20, 2018 | 39

Sadly, we had to say goodbye to Miss Kiska yesterday. Her singing voice, security presence, and sweet disposition will be missed around Chez Herd.

I think we need a bigger bed.

Using Your Head While Asleep

September 19, 2018 | 4

During a break from busyness, Hu-Dad glanced around in the study and noticed a pattern of how each dog was using his head while asleep.

Some pup looks happy with himself.

Tricky Mother Nature Fooled Us Again

September 18, 2018 | 4

After yesterday’s non-walk because of Florence, we were excited to stretch our legs, though tricky Mother Nature fooled us again.

Skilled or what?

Florence Rain Bores Us

September 17, 2018 | 8

As the Hurricane (now Tropical Rainstorm) dropped its Florence rain on our heads, we griped loudly about how bored we were.

His Haughtiness Little Prince Typhoon Phooey conducts pre-storm preparations.

Pre-Storm Preparations For Florence

September 16, 2018 | 7

Our resident odd couple share some time handling pre-storm preparations around Chez Herd (Florence has been very slow to get to us).

Cheoah focused on her serious walk.

Serious Walk Interrupted

September 15, 2018 | 8

Cheoah’s serious walk last night was interrupted by a clown in Siberian Husky fur, also known as His Haughtiness Little Prince Typhoon Phooey.

Just cooling off here.

The Royal Typhoon Tongue

September 14, 2018 | 4

With the humidity at suffocating levels ahead of Florence’s arrival to our area, the nightly walk brought out the royal Typhoon Tongue.

Our weekend weather forecast includes scattered Sibes.

Weekend Weather Forecast

September 13, 2018 | 10

With Hurricane Florence approaching the coast, many readers have asked about our weekend weather forecast here in Western North Carolina.

Alert! Movement in the brush!

Zapping Energy Via Walks

September 12, 2018 | 5

Once again, waves of rain rolled over us last night, but we took advantage of a break to get a walk in, zapping energy from a certain prince.

Good thing I am cute, huh?

A Little Rain Must Fall During Our Walks

September 11, 2018 | 5

Landon believes firmly in our nightly walks, so we went despite the threatening weather. And now we know soemtimes a little rain must fall.

I am Frankie Suave - Alpha Male

Frankie Suave: Alpha Male

September 10, 2018 | 9

Frankie Suave realized that he has hit a rarefied status – Alpha Male of The Thundering Herd. But what honors come with that distinction?

The Chief of Security hanging out with a young protege.

Unlikely Friendship

September 9, 2018 | 10

Many people asked yesterday how Kiska is handling the transition without Qannik. Let’s say we are a little surprised at an unlikely friendship blossoming.