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Mon February 11, 2013
Forget Westminster, Here Are The Dogs of NHPR
The Second Annual Dogs of NHPR is upon us, just in time for the 137th Annual Westminster Dog Show. We have a lovely selection of various breeds, and even a few other pet species thrown in for good measure. So without further ado, we present with
minimal editorial input substantial editorial input, the Dogs [and other critters] of NHPR.
Owner: Rebecca Lavoie
Favorite Foods: Blue Buffalo Salmon and Potato kibble, used paper towels, Comcast remotes.
Activities: Walking in the woods, snuggling, eating Comcast remotes
Favorite TV show: The Wire (lots of dogs barking in the background on the gritty, gritty streets of Baltimore)
Bridey Lavoie Flynn
Owner: Rebecca Lavoie
Breed: 4 year-old Cockapoo (yes, she knows it’s a ridiculous breed name)
Favorite Activities: Looking scornful, withholding affection, breaking into the trash, getting brushed
Vices: Addicted to trash, both digging in and eating
Entertainment: Public radio. Duh.
Cats (from L to R): JoJo, Nonnie, and Olivia
Owner: Beth Szelog
Fenway's favorite activity: Forming a posse of cats to stare at Beth while she eats.
Fenway’s favorite food: Cat vomit
Owner: Ryan Lessard
Breed: Miniature Schnauzer
Favorite activities: Watching dog shows, watching the movie Bolt
Super Powers: Preternatural intelligence, instantaneous cuddling
Addiction: Cheese, delicious, wonderful addictive, cheese
Fake Owner: Chris Jensen
Real Owner: Chris’ next door neighbor
Stats: Male, blue-eyed blonde, Husky/Collie blend
Enjoys: Long walks in the woods, urinating on trees, long naps, barking at bears, unabashed meticulous cleaning of his nether regions.
Famous quotes: “Hey, if you dragged your crotch through the snow you’d want it cleaned pretty quickly, too.”
Owners: Steve & Cindy Dore
Favorite things: Fetch, wrestling and snuggling
Super Power: Walking on ceilings
Rosa, SnaggleToe, Thing 1, and Thing 2
Owner: Nathan Chervek
Hobbies: Hunting bugs, karaoke, laying eggs, and long romantic walks in the backyard
Favorite foods: blueberries, melon, RedBull.
Celebrity Crush: Nate says, “Not sure, but I'm pretty popular when I walk into the backyard with a bag of stale bagels.”
Favorite Quote: "Quack."
Current Owner: Emily Corwin
Former Addresses: Arizona, Los Angeles, Connecticut, Boston
Hobbies: hunting for voles; swimming; and aggressive cuddling
Dietary Restrictions: Insists on dining with company; won’t eat his kibble unless a human is also eating, nearby.
Owner: Sara Plourde
Age: 210, in dog years
Enjoys: Comic books, Miette's Bedtime Story Podcast, The Venture Bros., being low maintenance
Dislikes: Traveling in suitcases, the ravages of time, moths
Owner: Betsy Gardella
Hobbies: Being Betsy’s biggest fan, being wary of people other than Betsy
[Editor's Note: This image has not been altered. Courage is suspiciously white because he just had a bath.]
Owner: Taylor Quimby
Hobbies: Looking pathetic, hiding treats, hiding under blankets
Dislikes: Rain, Nickelback’s first album, Rebecca Lavoie
[Editor’s Note: Slander charges are pending against Ms. Lavoie as she has allegedly called Angel-Rose “ugly” on numerous occasions.]
[Senior Producer's Note: Angel Rose IS ugly. /RL]
Anonymous Manchester Squirrel
Stalker: Logan Shannon
Hobbies: Parkour with his squirrel friends, eating pecans, being cute
Dislikes: Forgetting where he left his nuts
Aspirations: Finding his nuts
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