Football season is approaching that moment of truth. Who’s going to be this year’s champion? As households around America huddle up for game-day planning, they’re getting their dogs ready, too. After all, football fandom includes the whole family. Check out this league of furry home team enthusiasts!
The Pre-Game Walk
Planning to be cooped up for all four quarters of a thrilling football face-off? Getting outside first is important! You’ve got to work off that restless energy, plus strut and show off some team spirit.
Superstitions and Good Luck Charms
Team clothing? Check. Lucky stuffed animal? Check. What about that unwashed jersey that guarantees the winning streak? Check. You can wash it – and the dog – after victory is assured.
Gathering a group to take in the game is easier with a furry recruiter. Get the right crowd assembled to cheer on your favorite team, and then make them chip in for beer!
Honest Entertainment Critique
See that less-than-enthusiastic look on Fido’s face? He’s thinking what you’re thinking: that flat-screen isn’t wide enough for the big game. It’s time to head to the electronics store. You’re allowed. Your dog said so.
Okay, your dog might not be able to wire the new sound system, create the Facebook invite, or call in the pizza order…but that doesn’t mean she isn’t there to provide moral support! (She’ll also sneak a slice if you leave that pizza box low enough.)
It’s now or never. Have a heart-to-heart with your dog about your favorite teams. Now’s the time to exchange honest feelings about deflategate, you know?
Competing teams aren’t the only ones getting a workout! All that fist-bumping and cheering demand that you and your dog are in great game-watching shape. Together now: put your hands in the air and wave ’em like you just don’t care…
Tap the Keg
Just make sure to check your dog’s I.D. Because this guy? Definitely not old enough to drink.
Fear of Defeat?
Worried that the team you love is going to roll over and go belly-up? Take a break for a quick cuddle session. And if that’s not enough, try a…
No negative attitudes, okay? The first quarter doesn’t matter. It ain’t over ’til it’s over. Let’s do this!
All the anticipation, planning, and prep can’t beat that moment when the clock starts. Game on!
What better place to watch? Eyes on the screen, canine and human: you’re going to bring on a win by sheer force of will.
All armchair quarterbacks need a four-legged helper to back them up. This ref isn’t just on your side; he’s BY your side.
It’s halftime: someone needs to burn off that nervous energy! Throw your own pigskin around and relive your favorite moments of the first half. You’ll both be ready to go for the nail-biting action to come.
Time for a victory snooze. Good game. Good dog.