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Saturday, July 17, 2010

puppies divide themselves up by color

photo by carol onstad
Would you look at that. Seven Cairn terrier puppies. Two beds. And two coat colors.
I'd like to thank my friend Jill for okaying my use of this sweet, but philosophically puzzling photo. (She's the proud adoptive mom of one of the wheat-colored babies on the right / NO! As she corrects me below, one of the brindles on the left, head draped over rim of the bed) Whyever did they decide to divvy themselves up by fur color? Jill doesn't know, I tried to find out, and I don't know either. Do you?

7 comments:

parlance said...

Fascinating. Do you know whether they only did it this once?

Katnip Lounge said...

I think animals have a sense of the aesthetic. Also a sense of humor!

curator said...

I am not sure if they only did it the once, but I have heard of other puppy litters doing this.

magadogz said...

Geez, I just checked in to see what you'd come up with the last couple of days and about to post re: The Pet Museum-- and saw this Scotch Broom litter! I thought it was incredibly weird.

magadogz said...

OOPS Correction. I am getting one of the brindle ones on the left-- not one of the wheatens on to right. . .
Picture by breeder Carol Onstad.

Doggy Dessert Chef said...

They know how to maximize the cuteness!

ruth carlin said...

I'm wondering if each color recognized the color of the matching bed color as a camoflague opportunity and thus the organic separation of color?

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