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2013-01-15 10.12.25 pm

 

Ok, so my job, as a drug-sniffing dog, is to make sure cars in the ferry line don’t have drugs or things that might explode.  So I shuffle around eagerly with my handler, sniffing bumpers.  Honestly, most of the bumpers smell like piss and salt, but it’s a pretty good gig.  I mean, I get to be outside, sometimes there are dogs in the other cars, and, if I’m really lucky, I get a fricking hot dog and a round of fetch when it’s all over.  Sure, I could be living the high-life on a farm somewhere, chasing chickens or some crap like that.  But I am proud to be a public servant.  My mom and dad were award-winning birders.  But I’ve never been super fast, and I don’t like carrying around a dead bird in my mouth.  That’s gross, right?!  I’d rather stick to bumpers and hot dogs.  Plus, have you ever stuck your head out of a cop car while it’s whizzing down the road with the sirens blaring.  That is the coolest thing ever.  Seriously.  Sometimes I think about what it would be like to settle down and have some puppies, but–married life, who needs it, am I right?!  It’s a good gig, sniffing bumpers.  I’m happy.

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