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Dog of the Day: Boo the Velvety Land Hippo

Autumn is babysitting Boo, who has been identified by his owners as a velvety land hippo. And who are we to question? Boo has some hip problems, the result of being stuck in a concrete-floored shelter for two damn years, … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Bichon Frise Artist

Local artist makes good!

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Dog of the Day: Flippity Floppity Finn the English Setter

Finn is one year old, and he is both flippity and floppity! That is why his instagram account is @flippityfloppityfinn. Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to go there, and check out his assortment of puppy pictures … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Japanese Chin Store Dog

I admit, I’m not 100% certain about the breed here: could also be a Pekingese with unusual coloration, or a mix. The ears don’t look quite right, although that could just be because they’ve been ruthlessly trimmed. But I’m going … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Simba the Golden Retriever Corgi Mix

Simba could be a golden/dachshund mix too, but somehow that grin reminds me of a corgi. Anyway, he’s five, and floofy, and adorable. And for some reason I’m just not feeling like captions or hovertext, so enjoy his pictures. In … Continue reading

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Double Dog Day: I’m Not Sure

I ran into these two the other day. I’m just not as good at identifying the smaller dogs as I am with the bigger ones. All I know is they’re cute.

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Bunday Bewitchup: Ninjin the EVIL VICIOUS NINJA RABBIT

I helped out Autumn over the weekend, by dropping by one of her customers’ apartments to feed a cute little bunny rabbit. Who was instantly terrified of me, and tried quite hard to dig through my hand several times, and … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Cody the LaundryPuppy

I hadn’t seen Cody in quite a while, and I ran into him again over the weekend. He’s looking great, although it’s hard to believe he’s already four years old!

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Dog of the Day: Linus the Maltese Poodle Mix

Let’s play ‘where’s Linus’? (Male, 6 years old, happy-go-lucky, and named after Linus usitatissimum, the flax flower! Commonly used for coughs and as a lax– er. Yes, I guess there is such a thing as too much information.)

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Dog of the Day: An Old Friend And True

Of the canine friends I made shortly after I arrived in San Francisco, there’s only one left. On sunny days, sometimes I find him lying out sunbathing on my jog in to work. And on very rare cloudy and cool … Continue reading

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