Tag Archive for Dogs

Things You Should Know About Dog Adoption

Pet Adoption

So you think you are ready to adopt a dog? I’m here to tell you how to prepare for the arduous screening process that awaits you. This isn’t some “find the cutest puppy and live happily ever after” type of fairy tale. The process is as intense and selective as adopting a white baby in…

Open Letter to Developers of Dog Clothes

Dog Clothes

Dear Whoever Designs Dog Clothes, Though I am sure there are some of you out there with the dogs’ interests at heart—and the ability to translate that into decent gear—I don’t have the time to research each and every canine clothing designer, so all of you should read this. Once you do, you’ll know if…

How to Survive: Traveling with a Dog

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As you are likely aware, dogs can be real assholes. They pee on lots of things, bark at everything else, and chew stuff that doesn’t belong to them. Sometimes, though, you find a real cute one. You are blinded by his powerful puppy stare, the panting tongue-wagging smile, and promise of unconditional love. You temporarily…

Dog Literacy Project

Fact: 100% of dogs worldwide are illiterate. How would you like not to be able to read a menu? How would you like never to be able to write a letter or draft a manifesto? If you answered “no” to all three of those questions you would hate to be a dog. Dogs are illiterate. All of…