13 ways to use your dog as something besides a dog.

13 ways to use your dog as something besides a dog.

1. As a secret agent.

Dogs. They're loyal, they're trainable, they're friendly. Why aren't we giving them more to do?! Yeah, I know all about bomb-sniffing dogs, seeing-eye dogs, therapy dogs and St. Bernards with their neck-kegs full of brandy, or whatever. These are ideas for how to use your dog EVERY DAY, not just when we need heroics.

2. As a housesitter.

3. As a dog-walker.


Why should you have to get fresh air and exercise, too? (via Reddit)

4. As a way to feel better about not meeting personal goals.

5. As a ticket to the carpool lane.


Don't ask questions. Just drive. (via Reddit)

6. As a pool party starter.

7. As your moral compass alarm (NEVER lock a dog in a parked car).

8. As a butler.


"And your name, sir?" (via anthonyguajardoodoo)

9. As a babysitter.

10. As a quick pick-me-up.

11. As a personal pizza delivery service.


30 minutes or less or else it's probably eaten by a dog. (via Fat Dog Blog)

12. As a sled.

13. As a cat.