Dog of the Day: Slightly Impolite Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

His tongue is a little bit too long for his mouth. It dries out at night.

Well, sometimes I fall asleep with my tongue open, so I know how it is.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels With Tongue Sticking Out Of His Mouth

Rescue pup. A little on the nervous side around me.

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Dog of the Day: Chauffeured Husky

So this is how the one percent live.

Woman Driving With Husky In Rear Seat

He does look rather serious, doesn’t he? Perhaps he’s on his way to a business meeting.

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Caturday Supplement: ResCute!

I’d post rescue contact info on this kitty, but I think the guy whose hand this is actually ended up adopting him. Lucky guy!

White Cat With Grey Patches And Pink Nose Sitting In Cage And Being Petted

He didn’t seem to mind being ‘manhandled’ in the slightest.

White Cat With Grey Patches And Pink Nose Sitting In Cage And Grinning As He Is Being Petted

He just sat there, and purred… and grinned.

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Dog of the Day: Boston Terrier With Attitude

Only one picture came out, I don’t have his name or age or anything, but there’s no way I could possibly not post this dog.

One-Eyed Boston Terrier With His Tongue Permanently Stuck Out

And yes the tongue is stuck that way. Let that be a lesson to you, children of the world.

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Dog of the Day: Stella the Nugget and/or Fox and/or Papillon Mix

Oh good lord you have got to be kidding me.

Dog That Looks Remarkably Like A Fox

Stella (‘Nugget’ is her nickname) was 6 months old when these were taken.

Dog That Looks Remarkably Like A Fox

Stella has an instagram account. You know you want to.

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Dog of the Day: Coco the Husky

Coco (1 year) is not in fact named cocoa even though she kind of looks like she’s made of hot cocoa with marshmallows and whipped cream.

Mmm… hot cocoa… whipped cream…

Copper Husky With Blue Eyes Inspecting Some Ivy

It actually took some work to get Coco’s attention.

Copper Husky With Blue Eyes Inspecting Some Ivy

And then once I got her attention it was quite a challenge to get her far enough from me to take pictures.

Copper Husky With Blue Eyes

Huskies always have such gorgeous markings. This one looks less evil than most.

Copper Husky With Blue Eyes

I get it. It’s so hard for dogs to understand why a human would be paying attention to them but not petting them.

Dog Nose Shot Of Copper Husky With Blue Eyes

Hence, this.

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Sunday Switchup: Shaking Man Statue

I have always loved this statue, in Yerba Buena Gardens near the convention center in San Francisco. It’s even better when it has just come from a convention.

Shaking Man Statue In Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco With Nametag Attached

He’s from Materion Advanced Materials Group, so I guess he must be made of advanced materials.

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Catur(dog)day Supplement: Friends?

This dog and this cat were utterly fascinated with one another, and looked like they would have cheerfully hung out and watched one another and occasionally tilted their heads to the side for hours.

Black Cat Looking Out At Dog From Behind Store Window

I wonder if the dog has just never seen a cat before.

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Double Damp Dog BaThursday: Casey the Border Collie Mix and Rex the Corgi

Another set of pictures that I have been sitting on, paralyzed and overwhelmed, for a month. But this one I’m getting out there because they’re the dogs of a couple I know, and they will hate me forever if I don’t. (BTW, the title of this post was their fault. Blame them!)

I actually didn’t plan this. I just happened to be walking by a pet store in the East Bay one Saturday, on my way somewhere else, and I thought I’d pop in and see if there were any cute pets to take pictures of. And after I took some of the adoptable kitties (who I will be posting soon) I poked my head into the dog-washing area and lo and behold, there were my friends and their dogs!

There are a lot of pictures I like here, but I’m going to try to caption and hovertext them all, because I think I like them too much not to.

Red Corgi In Bathtub Grinning

Rex actually likes baths. You can see a bit of a corgi grin going on here.

Black Border Collie Mix Looking Nervous

Casey does not like baths. Casey knows what is going to happen and is not amused.

Red Pembroke Welsh Corgi In Bathtub Looking Kind Of Like A Shiba Inu

Rex also kind of looks disgruntled in some of these pictures, but I think it’s just an artifact of his trying to keep the water out of his eyes and mouth.

Red Pembroke Welsh Corgi In Bathtub Being Sprayed With A Hose

Gotta say, these automatic dog-wash stations are neat. You can choose soapy water or clean, and there’s a dryer and everything.

Tommaso Sciortino Washing A Pembroke Welsh Corgi At Pet Food Express

They also give you these neat aprons to keep your clothes from getting wet. (That’s my friend Tommaso. Say hi to Tommaso, everyone!)

Red Pembroke Welsh Corgi In Bathtub Being Sprayed With A Hose

Look at his left front leg. The fluff hanging off of it is amazing.

Red Pembroke Welsh Corgi In Bathtub Being Sprayed With A Hose

If I had a dog bigger than 5 pounds or so, I’d probably bring it to one of these things.

Black Border Collie Mix Not Looking Forward To His Bath At All

I think this gives you a pretty accurate idea of Casey’s attitude towards the whole thing.

Black Border Collie Mix In A Bathtub Being Sprayed By A Hose And Not Liking It Even A Tiny Bit

That may look like a grin, but it isn’t. Dogs pant when they’re happy, but they pant in a subtly different way when they’re totally stressed out.

Black Border Collie Mix In A Bathtub Being Sprayed By A Hose And Not Liking It Even A Tiny Bit

I love Casey. He has such an expressive face.

Black Border Collie Mix In A Bathtub Being Sprayed By A Hose And Not Liking It Even A Tiny Bit

I find this stance pretty hilarious too.

Black Border Collie Mix In A Bathtub Being Sprayed By A Hose And Not Liking It Even A Tiny Bit, Oh No He Is Not

So many expressions, and all of them disgruntled. Poor pup.

Black Border Collie Mix In A Bathtub Being Sprayed By A Hose And Sticking His Tongue Out At The Photographer

I may or may not have been laughing out loud through much of this procedure.

Black Border Collie Mix In A Bathtub Being Sprayed By A Hose And Looking Like The Least Gruntled Thing In The Entire World

This may be one of my favorite pictures ever. Look at that face.

Black Border Collie Mix In A Bathtub Being Sprayed By A Hose And Not Liking It Even A Tiny Bit

A very dynamic pose.

Black Border Collie Mix In A Bathtub Being Sprayed By A Hose And Not Liking It Even A Tiny Bit

I take it back. THIS is one of my all-time favorite expressions. Let’s take a closer look…

The Saddest, Most Disgruntled Wet Border Collie In The Entire Universe

If you aren’t laughing now, you should consider antidepressants. Or maybe getting a dog.

Extremely Wet Black Border Collie Mix In A Bathtub

Spikey dog!

Black Border Collie Mix Being Dried Off In A Bathtub

You can relax now, pup. The worst is over.

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Dog of the (Birth)Day: Arty the Dapple Dachshund

I ran into Arty on the way home from work today, and discovered that it was his first birthday today! Well, how could I pass up the opportunity to post some birthday shots, especially of such a pretty pup?

Edit: Arty’s mom showed up in the comments below, and informs me that Arty has an Instagram page!

Long-Haired Black And Tan Dachshund With Blue Dappling

Boy, we haven’t had a foofly wiener on here in a while, let alone a dappled one.

Long-Haired Black And Tan Dachshund With Blue Dappling And One Flopped-Back Ear

That ear flops back no matter how many times you straighten it out.

Long-Haired Black And Tan Dachshund With Blue Dappling And One Flopped-Back Ear

Dad took out his ball and he did a lot of leaping and prancing. Which, given the light, also meant a lot of blurring. Not the best approach.

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