Dog of the Day: Eevee the Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Eevee is an extraterrestrial visitor electron volt electric vehicle adorable 5-year-old girl corgi, hence the name.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi With Black Muzzle

I’ve rarely seen a corgi with a black mask like that.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi With Black Muzzle Looking Offended

She has such an incredibly great ‘huff’ expression.

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Caturday Supplement: Felines… Nothing More Than Felines…

Cute little kitty at the SF SPCA!

Cat In Front Of Strawberry-Shaped Cat Bed

We took turns looking away and blinking slowly at one another.

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Dog of the Day: Ru the Australian Shepherd

Ru, not Roo. Who is ‘too cute’, not ‘two coot’. A year and a half old, and full Aussie.

Red Merle Australian Shepherd With Partly Pink Nose

This one is great: she has the ‘cuddly’ gene AND the ‘noble hunter’ gene.

Red Merle Australian Shepherd With Partly Pink Nose

Cute little pink marbled nosie!

Red Merle Australian Shepherd With Partly Pink Nose

Oh, in addition to the noble and cuddly genes, I think we’ve got a fair bit of the goofy.

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Double Pug Day: Nisha and Franky

The tan fellow is Francisco, 4, generally known as Franky. Nisha is 6 months old. Both of them are equally ridiculous. And both of them are featured in an utterly ridiculous instagram account.

Black Pug Puppy In Blue Hoodie On Man's Lap

Snug as a pug in a flower-hoodie hug!

Black And Tan Pug Looking Pugnacious

Funny, he looks just as much like a puppy as his sister does.

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Dog of the Day: Husky Mix

I didn’t get any details about this bundle of fluff, but that’s a husky nose, and the fur pattern is pretty husky as well. I’m taking a wild guess and saying golden retriever, but border collie is a strong contender as well.

Golden Retriever Husky Mix

The great big poofly tail makes me think maybe golden retriever, with the sickle shape of a husky’s.

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Dog of the Day: Marc Bolan the Teacup Pomeranian Puppy

I had never heard of Marc Bolan before, but I immediately googled him and I saw the similarity. I think you probably can too.

Bug-Eyed Ridiculously Fluffy Black Teacup Pomeranian

Four months old, and looking great!

Bug-Eyed Ridiculously Fluffy Black Teacup Pomeranian Grinning

He comes from a breeder in Russia who specializes in teacup Poms. And is a total sweetheart: the terrified expression is totally an artifact of his, ah, breeding.

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Belated Caturday Supplement: KitTen!

I’ve been hanging out a bit more at KitTea, in their cafe area. It’s a great place to go to get some work done, and also pretty great to not get work done. Their food is quite good, too, and almost no hairballs in it!

They have changed their model up a bit: instead of all of their animals being adoptable, they have just one or two adoptable cats at a time, with the rest forming a permanent colony. That way they end up forming stable relationships amongst one another, don’t constantly end up losing friends and not knowing why, and are much better socialized to trust galloping hordes of human interlopers.

Now, there does seem to be some still-unsettled disagreement on the nature of the business between the different principals involved…

Woman Staring At Marmalade Cat Behind Window

These two had a fun little interaction going.

Marmalade Tiger Tabby Looking At Camera

I think this one is the same one that crawled onto my and Autumn’s shoulders, back on my birthday.

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Dog of the Day: Dakota the Eternal Puppy

My notes say Dakota is an unknown mix ‘weirdo’ eternal puppy. I am not entirely clear on what makes him weird, but he is definitely very puppy-looking, despite being an older dog.

Husky Mix

Looks like part husky? Especially the stripey nose.

Husky Mix Being Petted

Dakota attracts admiring crowds wherever he goes.

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Guess Who’s Back?

The triumphant return of Adam’s laptop is almost immediately followed by the triumphant return of… well… this ridiculous 8-week-old puppy! Who, by the way, doesn’t have a name yet, as she had only been picked up the day before when I got these pictures, but you can call her EEEEEEEEEEeeeEEeeEEEE!

Her Frenchie friend is 3, and is named Gus. His dad is a police officer, and he is an emotional support animal. He spends the day at New Century Bail Bonds, across the street from the courthouse and county jail, while his dad works. I can’t vouch for their services personally, having not had occasion to use a bail bond company in recent memory ahem ahem, but any place that lets a dog like Gus hang around all day is probably an all right establishment.

8-Week-Old Husky Puppy

It sounds like this pup, whatever her name turns out to be, might be hanging out here during the days too, at least sometimes.

Photographer Scratching Neck Of 8-Week-Old Husky Puppy

Almost makes being arrested worthwhile!

Woman Removing Tag From 8-Week-Old Husky's Collar

That’s mom’s hands. She works at a local sushi restaurant, so obviously the pup can’t stay with her during the day.

Woman Removing Tag From 8-Week-Old Husky's Collar

And, well, the bail bond place is right around the corner, and tends to have a lot of down time, so…

At exactly the age where they look most like stuffed animals.

8-Week-Old Husky Puppy

A stuffed animal with sunglasses.

French Bulldog And 8-Week-Old Husky Puppy Sniffing Noses

They spent the entire time I was there alternately sniffing and playing.

Blurry Picture Of Eight Week Old Husky Puppy Grinning Happily

Argh. If there were a single picture that I would pay money to un-blurrify, this might well be it. It is SO PERFECT.

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Dog of the Day: Puppy Preview (With Fuzzy Friend)

My computer is in for repair! Nothing exciting or particularly unexpected: the anti-glare coating on the screen has been flaking off for a while and I finally decided, sort of on the spur of the moment, to go in and have it fixed. (Under warranty, thank goodness.) But this means I don’t have my usual photo editing software, nor all my giant pile of un-posted photos. So consider this a preview post, of a ridiculously adorable puppy and her new best friend that I ran across today. Trust me, there will be more.

Six-Week-Old Husky Puppy Playing With French Bulldog

These two are going to be lifelong friends.

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