Christmas Countdown: Gifts for my Dog Volume 1

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“Penny told me she wanted a Pig Popper for Christmas.”

“Okay, get it for her.”

Just another normal conversation in our house. Americans spend $5 billion annually on their pets for Christmas. I wonder if they also wrap each gift individually with bows and tags, some of which are signed from Santa. Not saying that I do that though. Just wondering.

The secret to giving pet presents is that they are really gifts to yourself. It’s no thinly-veiled secret that I really wanted a Pig Popper for myself. I imagine it will fling the treat across the room and the dog will excitedly run off after it. However, in reality I know that the treat will pathetically fall onto the floor, and the dog will sniff hesitantly and suspiciously. Then I’ll have to fend off the baby who will be right there to try and put it in his mouth.

Regardless, this is my new jam:

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2 responses to “Christmas Countdown: Gifts for my Dog Volume 1

  1. please re-enact that ad with your dog. Thank you.

  2. That’s probably the only time I’ll ever watch a one minute and 22 second dog treat commercial with no regrets.

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