We should all buy stock in the Thundershirt company, if it ever goes public. My friends Rod and Amy Burkert at GoPetFriendly.com just finished a Thundershirt giveaway contest — sorry, they have a winner — that elicited raves about the product. Caleb, pictured here, and his person, Jillian, swear by it too as a cure for separation anxiety.
Caleb and Frankie live opposite lives. Whenever we see them on the trail, Caleb is outgoing and lively, Frankie timid and retiring. But Caleb gets stressed when he’s left behind at home, to the point that he needs a calming shirt, while Frankie is perfectly fine with my comings and goings, though he clearly prefers the former.
This is where I know I’m supposed to say something sage about books and their covers or animal behavior… but I’m not sure what this signifies. I’ll leave you instead with one of my favorite Brooklynisms: Go figure.
Have you voted for me for Funniest Blogger on DogTimes Petties site yet — or yet today? Why not? The dogs and cats of the Southern Arizona Humane Society, to whom I will donate the $1000 if I win, are depending on you. (Yes, you’ve stepped outside the boundaries of the guilt-free zone here.)