'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Monday, 12 March 2012

Superdog

I don't know whether to be delighted or horrified.

Part of an on-going TLVD post series, also entitled 'Why Dogs Bite People'.

Older posts:
#1 here
#2 here


8 comments:

  1. I vote horrified!

    That poor dog is cute Au natural ~ it doesn't need that silly getup.

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  2. slightly funny but ohso sad on reflection!!!!!!!!

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  3. I'd go for horrified !!

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  4. I'm sorry but somehow I just don't find demeaning people who cannot defend themselves for whatever reason or animals who are in the same position acceptable. On a wider issue I'm not sure about designer dogs either. 'Twas ever thus (Boxer dogs being a particular example) but we seem to be storing up trouble for the animals who often have a relatively short period of their lives without health issues.

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  5. I've never really understood why some people (past the age of childhood) like to dress their pets up. However there seems to be a lot of it around! Just look at all the images on the net.
    I guess it's a reflection of a sense of proprietary - of ownership. As in 'it's our baby-substitute, so let's dress it up and make it look cute'.

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  6. The only pet I'd ever want to dress is a turkey - and it'd have to be dead first. I'd layer bacon over its breast and stick an apple and an onion in its body cavity.

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  7. You're making my mouth water YP. Oh and I did notice you kept it family-rated. Thank you. Great restraint.

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