Happy Thanksgiving 2017

by Anne Bennett on November 20, 2017

Once again, with feeling, hungry poodles Lulu, Julia and Whitman would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. Dogs know best how to celebrate this momentous occasion, as you will see below.

May your day be filled with good friends and family, turkey with all the fixings (key words — portion control!), and last but not least, faithful poodles canine or feline furry pets.

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