Friday, March 17, 2006


Or, how about a delightful doggy biscuit to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

A Motivational Moment for Misguided Masters & Mutts by Hugo Hotagen, DDD (Duke of Doorknobs & Doghouses), a loyal lapdog-in-training apprenticed to the affable, agnostic and all-round air-headed Court of the Quipping Queen.

Here are a few quaint if not quintessenial quotations by one very interesting if not irreverent Irish icon in honor of the "Year of the Dog":

"I like a bit of mongrel myself, whether it's a man or a dog, they're the best for everyday." (George Bernard Shaw)

"Life on board a pleasure steamer violates every moral and physical condition of healthy life except fresh air... . It is a guzzling, lounging, gambling, dog's life. The only alternative excitment is irritability." (George Bernard Shaw)

"If you eliminate smoking and gambling, you will be amazed to find that almost all an Englishman's pleasures can be, and mostly are, shared by his dog." (George Bernard Shaw)


There are 565,000 web pages devoted to"green dog". Ahem, it isn't easy being one.

So, whether you're looking for The Green Dog: A Mostly True Story, a color-coordinated emerald green posh pillow for your lime-green mutt or a clean green dog loo'll probably find it on the Internet ...along with a pair of dog print cotton pj's for girls and toddlers.

And speaking of green dog biscuits, why not try some!