Dogs on a Diet

barks between beagles,“Have you seen the new dog food bag?”


“What do you think about that?”

“I don’t care much for it.”

“Nor do I.”

“What are they insinuating?”

“I don’t think they’re insinuating anything. I think they’re saying we’re fat.”

“The nerve.”

Light and healthy….”

“Yeah, and look there: weight control…”

“Absurd! I weigh the same I’ve always weighed!”

“Well, maybe we have put on just a couple.”

“Now, what are you saying?”

“Remember the other day you were going to chase that bird?”


“You had to rest before you even got to it. It didn’t even fly off.”

“For your information, Miss Smarty Pants, I didn’t stop to rest. I got distracted.”

“Oh, really? By what?”

“I was hungry.”

“See! That’s my point! We do eat too much!”

“Let’s go on a –”

“Hey, look. Here comes the food! Food!”

“But it’s diet food. We’re mad about it, remember?”

“I think I’m starting to get over it. Besides, it’s pretty good. Taste it.”

“Taste it? I’ve already finished.”

“Me, too. We’re pitiful.”

About Ginger & MaryAnn

Ginger and MaryAnn are two sister-beagles of a certain age who blog each Tuesday about their life. Mostly, they eat, sleep and blog. Occasionally, they're tormented by MacGyver, a good-for-nothing alley cat. They're dogs, after all, so their attention spans are...

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