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Dogs under water!
posted by thinkpiece (39 comments total) 24 users marked this as a favorite

 
I read somewhere that all dogs evolved from aquatic apes.
posted by KokuRyu at 4:02 PM on February 9, 2012 [4 favorites]


So, so awesome.
posted by RolandOfEld at 4:05 PM on February 9, 2012


Amazing. Especially the spaniel (?) that ends up looking like an aquatic Ewok gone bad.

My dogs are not swimmers. One of them likes to lie in mud puddles in the filthy alley, but she won't go near the swimming pool.
posted by Squeak Attack at 4:11 PM on February 9, 2012


first picture: HORRIFYING. closed window immediately. F------ would not look again. (also: we just wrecked the server.)


seriously I know they're happy and all; I just wasn't expecting the first photo to be such a closeup!
posted by Fraxas at 4:15 PM on February 9, 2012


These are fun. Like, adorable angry seals fun. Also, dog #4 looks ridiculously like my puppy, right down to the whites of his oversized eyes.
posted by deludingmyself at 4:22 PM on February 9, 2012


All flopping jowls and huge sharp teeth and oooo doggies!
posted by Joey Michaels at 4:31 PM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


In my nightmares tonight, I am going to be a ball under water, and these things will be coming to get me.
posted by bicyclefish at 4:31 PM on February 9, 2012 [6 favorites]


What do you call 4,000 dogs underwater?
posted by cjorgensen at 4:35 PM on February 9, 2012


A kerpupple?
posted by switchsonic at 4:40 PM on February 9, 2012 [4 favorites]


This reminded me of this amazing story.

Also, YAY! Dogs underwater!
posted by Pecinpah at 4:44 PM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


These are great, but why do photographers and architects insist on horrid flash sites with low quality images.
posted by sourbrew at 4:50 PM on February 9, 2012 [2 favorites]


A good start! Come on cat people!
posted by cjorgensen at 4:52 PM on February 9, 2012 [8 favorites]


Freaky McAwesome!
posted by darkstar at 4:55 PM on February 9, 2012


I was really surprised to see that they keep their eyes open.
posted by lollusc at 5:05 PM on February 9, 2012


Heh. These are fantastic.

(Also, my pooch enjoyed the prominence of Kong's Squeaker Tennis Balls, the only suitable option for discriminating dogs)
posted by Ufez Jones at 5:12 PM on February 9, 2012


Ah, our fuzzy-wuzzy wittle furry sharks. Like sleeping with a velociraptor at the foot of your bed. With a cute bow on it. Only the dog is not so much a clean mean killing machine like the raptor but more an indiscriminate scavenger that will eat any dead smelly thing it finds. Then curl up in your bed.

I love our dog.

Mostly.
posted by Mei's lost sandal at 5:15 PM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


The toothy ones looked alarmingly like sealions snacking on fish. Not something I would want to see next to me while swimming.
posted by Forktine at 5:19 PM on February 9, 2012


damn I love dogs! Goofy, scary, toothy things that they are.
posted by HuronBob at 5:32 PM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


Wow. awesome.
posted by odinsdream at 5:44 PM on February 9, 2012


LIKE.
posted by COBRA! at 5:46 PM on February 9, 2012


oooh. Soggeh doggehs
posted by Senor Cardgage at 5:51 PM on February 9, 2012


Amazing! Great post, cheers!
posted by jamesonandwater at 5:55 PM on February 9, 2012


If I were a tennis ball this would give me such nightmares.
posted by restless_nomad at 5:58 PM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


That was laugh-out-loud great. Who knew they became killing machines once they hit the water?
posted by wallabear at 6:09 PM on February 9, 2012


I don't have flash installed, but I remembered seeing some pics of diving dogs... Are these the same pics?
posted by empatterson at 6:28 PM on February 9, 2012


I like how all the photos are neatly divided into two categories: VICIOUS BEAST-SHARKS OF THE DEEP and Befuddled Goofball
posted by Diablevert at 6:34 PM on February 9, 2012


Yes, empatterson, they are.
posted by annsunny at 6:40 PM on February 9, 2012


Although, there are more photos at the OP's link.
posted by annsunny at 6:44 PM on February 9, 2012


Ooh wow, teefs. Major teefs. Love this.
posted by Cocodrillo at 6:59 PM on February 9, 2012


The flash really takes it over the top for me. This is so well executed.
posted by rageagainsttherobots at 7:08 PM on February 9, 2012


This reminded me of this amazing story.

Me too, Pecinpah. I listened to that RadioLab recently; hilarious.
posted by deludingmyself at 7:11 PM on February 9, 2012


They're also on facebook.
posted by needs more cowbell at 7:15 PM on February 9, 2012 [2 favorites]


I have seen DFW's Entertainment, and it is dogs under water.
posted by mannequito at 8:01 PM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


I was a dog in a previous life and I can tell you that this sort of thing is not as much fun as it looks.

Playing catch is fun. Somebody throws the ball and you have to go find it and bring it back. Sometimes the ball rolls behind a bush, or into deep grass, and you have to look around to find it. But when you find it and bring it back, everybody is quite excited and that's quite a rush. it was one of my favorite games.

But throwing the ball into the water is different. When they throw the ball in the water and you go in after it, there's no guarantee that the ball will stop. It can keep sinking, further and further down. And you keep after it, but after a while you don't have much air left, and you keep paddling down, down, because you want that ball. And your head gets dizzy, and you give up and you come back up for air, and they're pretty happy to see you. But not as happy as when you get that damn ball.

You humans need a better hobby.
posted by twoleftfeet at 8:02 PM on February 9, 2012 [1 favorite]


About 75% of these need a little thought balloon that says, "FAFE HAF TOO MUFF DRAG!" because yeah, they look vicious as hell until you realize that they just want that tennis ball but evolution has saddled them with a drift anchor for a mouth.
posted by Kid Charlemagne at 11:02 PM on February 9, 2012 [2 favorites]


WHERE'S THE MONEY, LEBOWOWOWSKI?
posted by orme at 5:03 AM on February 10, 2012


I have a picture like this of my dog! Well, almost.
posted by workerant at 7:15 AM on February 10, 2012 [2 favorites]


Nothing like the smell of a wet dog.
posted by BlueHorse at 8:29 PM on February 10, 2012


I made the one of the chocolate lab (no teeth, just goofiness) my desktop background.
posted by needs more cowbell at 3:33 PM on February 11, 2012


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