Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Dogs Most Likely to Cause Allergic Reactions

Recently, I called my brother to chat. We shot the bull about what was new and what we were planning to get our folks for Christmas. During our conversation, I let him know that my wife and I were considering getting a dog and I joked that he probably wouldn't be to happy -- the poor kid is terribly allergic to dogs and cats. He then asked me what breed I had in mind. I told him we were thinking about stopping by the shelter to pick of a Wheaton Lung Plugger.

He howled with laughter and after we hung up, what ensued was a flurry of text messages, each of us trying to outdo the other with a breed more likely to cause an allergic reaction. This is our list:
  • Scottish Wheezer
  • Lhasa Achu
  • Stuffed Nosed Collie
  • Sneazing Walker Coon Hound
  • Schnneagle
  • Cocker Choo
  • Miniature Sinus Pincher
  • Long Haired Albuterol
...and my favorite...
  • Red Faced Lung Terrier
Ok. I realize that this may seem corny and a bit childish. The truth is I simply don't care. At the time it struck me so funny that people at the office thought I was losing my mind as I tried to contain body-shaking giggles.

Have any good suggestions for our list?

Photo Credit: E3000