Blogging can help you make new friends. Improve your writing. Strengthen your tech skills.
But is it good for your dog?
Honey, my Golden Retriever, thinks not. And here’s why:
Honey Barks Against Blogging
Every minute spent blogging is not spent walking, playing tug, or making sweet potato treats.
How do you ever expect me to get comfortable on the couch when your butt has worn a rut into the cushions?
No one could be cuter than Honey the Golden Retriever, right? But when you look at hundreds of dog pictures each day, there’s always that risk that you’ll fall in love with another pup.
A dog is always a better lap warmer than a computer.
Can’t we just have fun without you sticking that flashing silver box in my face all the time?
I don’t think a three-year old dog should hear that kind of language. You know, the things you say when the blogs break.
Why do you have dog noises coming out of your computer? Where are they and why can’t I smell them?
If someone on the internet told you to jump off a bridge, would you do it? No? Then why do you listen to them when they tell you how to cut my nails or give me a bath?
Do you know how many tug toys we could buy for what it costs to host a blog for a year? Well I don’t either. But I bet it’s a lot.
Wait, you mean I got those neat treats and toys from Pawalla because you write about me in a blog?
Um, never mind.
Lots of community happenings in blogville. Here are a few on our schedule:
- Tomorrow is the last day of the Pet Blogger Gift Exchange, a chance for bloggers to share encouragement, affection, and links. You can see all the nice posts in the linky list.
- Thursday, January 10 is the third Annual Pet Blogger Challenge. Stop by to get the questions you’ll answer on your blog and post on Thursday.
- On Thursday, January 10, I’ll also be posting my list of best websites for people who like to travel with their pets at A Traveler’s Library. Stop by to see if your favorites made my list.
- And January is the Train Your Dog Month Challenge. Plan any fun activity with your pet and join the link at the end of the month to share how it went. No pressure. It’s all about building the bond.
Grab my badge!
What does your dog think of your blog? Does he like being a “celebrity?” Or would he rather you just stopped?