This here’s Dogwood, Mister… Got treats?

June 11, 2008

dogwood-2-180.jpgBlog Guy, I’ve heard there’s this town someplace that’s completely run by dogs. Could this possibly be true?

Yes, indeed. The dogs were given several acres of wooded land about five years ago, as an experiment to see what they could accomplish.

That’s amazing! So what was the result?

Well, it seems like eating and sleeping were the only things on their to-do list.

I don’t think you’re being fair. Show me some pictures of their downtown!

That’s what you’re seeing here. The rest of the town isn’t this up-market. Of course, the dogs say they’ve done a lot more than a bunch of cats would have. They also say they can make tourists very, very happy, if they ever get any.

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Rescue dogs rest before training as part of the Olympic Rescue Dog Team at a fire-fighting base in Beijing June 5, 2008. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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You know, these are rescue dogs we’re talking about and I’m not sure it’s appropriate to make jokes. The Pope would probably even caninize them as saints…

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

In China, dogs grow on trees. Or at least beside them.

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Looks like the fuzzy felt version of the 1st Continental Congress.

What? Too obscure a reference?

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