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This Is My Bone to Pick: 60 Seconds with Peter GerstenzangThere's nothing like a good laugh to brighten up your day. Writer Peter Gerstenzang shares some hilarious commentary about all things dog. You'll be amazed by his deep canine insight!

Peter Gerstenzang holds a B.A and M.F.A. from Columbia University, where he was a Claire Woolrich Fellow in Fiction. His work has appeared in The New York Times, SPIN, Rolling Stone and many other publications. He recently adopted a Golden Retriever, after his beloved Fluffy died at the age of 18. He also recently completed a screenplay, "Personality Crisis." Dogs, books, movies, and rock and roll make life worth living for him.

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Happy’s an Excellent Dude
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Happy’s Golden History
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Happy Birthday, Happy!
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Burglary by Dog
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Sink or Swim
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Happy and The Leaf
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How Great the Crate
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Goodbye, Fluffy, and Hello, Happy
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A short, slightly fractured Bichon history
Fluffy’s a long way from his sailing ship roots.

It’s a Dog’s Life
Wonder what your dog does all day? Fluffy fills us in.

Dogs Playing Poker
They may not be Jackson Pollock, but I like ‘em better.

Sniffing Out Bad Movies
Yeah, IDing bootleg CDs is great, but what about bad, just really bad, movies?

A Dog for a Day
Fluffy’s companion takes to the streets as a dog for his upcoming part as Snoopy.

Find the Pill, and Other Amazing Tricks
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Fetch Divides the Dogs from the Wolves 
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It’s Music to Their Ears
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The Rescue of Ralphie Ryan
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Breeds of the Future? Or Just Plain Weird?

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Is It Star Quality or 'Acting Up?'
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A (Robo) Dog Nipping at My Heels
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Fluffy Says: 'It's Fall. Get Shopping.' 
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Adventures in Canine Mind-Reading
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No Car Washes for This Dog!
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Pets in the Workplace
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Survey Says: Dogs are in Charge
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My Life as a Dog
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One More for Doggie
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kk   oxford, OH

1/8/2010 10:13:41 AM

I love the dog he is holding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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shasta   sauk rapids, MN

6/27/2009 5:28:19 PM

i love this aritical!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!- !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!- !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!- !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!- !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

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shasta   sauk rapids, MN

6/27/2009 5:26:01 PM

i love this sight i can really relate to it

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Annabel   5, NY

4/28/2009 3:09:43 PM

can you sean me pic??????????

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