Saturday, September 10, 2005

Underpetted dogs

My friend G sent me this article from The Onion. Our poor dogs are so ignored, never get any petting or attention, that it looks like the predictions are coming true.

Nation's Dogs Dangerously Underpetted, Say Dogs

May 7, 2003

NEW YORK - At a press conference Monday, representatives of the Association of American Dogs announced that the nation's canines are dangerously underpetted. "Every night, thousands of U.S. dogs go to bed without so much as a scritch behind the ears," AAD president Banjo said. "If this sort of neglect from our masters continues, it could lead to widespread jumping on the furniture." Upon his owner's arrival in the press-conference room, Banjo abruptly ended his speech, frantically barking, leaping, and rolling over on his back in an effort to communicate his need for a vigorous belly rub.

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