Welcome to Thank Dog It's Friday (TDIF!), when all bets are off and you never know what goofy, ridiculous email we’ll dig up for you. Today we’re digging into your deepest, darkest, dog secrets... *Cue ominous music*
Remember Post Secret? For the uninitiated, it’s a place where people can anonymously mail in their most sensitive thoughts and secrets, for all the world to see. Check it out here.
As a weirdly huge fan of Post Secret, (yes, I have the coffee table books) I wondered what dog-ified secrets my coworkers might be hiding. So, I asked the biggest dog-people I know to spill their thoughts, ramblings, secret shames, ridiculous $%!t and more. The results were simply paw-dropping.
We hope these will inspire you to join us and send in your own.
BarkPost Secret: Pup secrets around the office:
1. A secret many of us carry– in a bag, usually…
"I take my dog on the bus when I'm not supposed to."
2. This sticky little secret…
"I've left dried poop on my dog's butt and pretended not to notice.”
3. This cheesy late night bonding ritual…
“My dog and I wake up at 3am, eat cheese together & go back to sleep. Nobody knows.”
4. This sweet albeit smelly show of love...
“My friend's dog immediately pees whenever she sees me. I take it as a big compliment.”
5. This unrequited love straight out of Shakespeare…
“I wish my boyfriend's dog liked me as much as I like him.”
6. This existential secret...
“Sometimes I worry that my dog isn't actually a good boy”
7. This haunting identity crisis…
“I'm pretty sure my dog is a cat stuck in a dog's body. It freaks me out because I absolutely CANNOT be a cat person. I don't think I can handle the identity crisis. #dogperson4lyfe But I love my cat dog.”
8. This shocking revelation...
"I let my dog eat her eye bogies in the morning."
This last secret was especially rabble-rousing. Some of my coworkers were disgusted by the idea, while some were shocked at the wastefulness of *not* offering your pup their own salty eye-booger snacks.
So we need you to settle the debate for us. Take the poll below and let us know what side you're on! (We promise not to judge )
Did you relate to any of these? Do you have your own, maybe? Well, 'fess up, pups and bring us those secrets! You can mail your secrets to 221 Canal Street, 6th Floor, New York 10013. I can’t wait to dance with your mail. And if email is your jam, write us back and we’ll draw something up for you. Your secret’s safe with us.