I know I’ve been a little overwhelming with the posts lately and I’m sure this kind of momentum won’t continue but today is National Dress Your Pet Day!
Seriously, the easiest possible holiday to celebrate here at The Yates Estates, where pretty much every day is dress your pet day.
And I know some people say that this is crazy behavior. That there is something very disturbing about dressing your dog up as if she is a small child. But I suspect this is like those people who claim they don’t like chocolate when the truth is they’re clearly just saying this out of some twisted loyalty to the idea healthy eating because everyone knows chocolate is the most amazing substance on the planet. And maybe the universe.
But I digress, my point is dressing dogs is a universally accepted form of dedicated pet care.
Especially when you have a dog who loves dressing up. I mean, this is a dog who knows her personal style! She's even rocking the supermodel head tilt!
I’ll be honest, Opie is one of those people who pretends not to appreciate Sassy's amazing sense of fashion. He also acts like Bub should never get dressed up, like it’s somehow beneath his dignity, when I think these pictures make it pretty clear that Bub is thrilled right down to the ground with his hat collection:
But when I texted Opie today, in a spirit of marital solidarity, to ask him what he thought Bub should wear on National Dress Your Pet Day he rather curtly responded “Nothing.” Ever the educator, I explained that this showed a rather deep-seeded misunderstanding of the holiday.
At this point he texted some ridiculous blather about being at work and not having time for a discussion of Doggy Dressing, that he wasn't interested in the latest trends of Hound Dog Haute Couture, that he was frustrated with the Fixation on Fido Fashion.
Ok, he may not have actually said all that but I was too busy to really pay attention because, as I mentioned, it’s National Dress Your Pet Day and I had a photo shoot to arrange.
It is interesting to note that I have emailed these pics to Opie suggesting that these dogs might have a future in modeling and have thus far not received a reply...guess he's really busy today!
Anyway, Happy National Dress Your Pet Day everyone -- if you dressed your pet today, please share them in the comments or tag me on Facebook or Twitter!