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Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for January 19, 2020

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 3 months ago

    Pig, you’ll find unlimited joy.

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    Kymberleigh  3 months ago

    Yep. Especially if adopted from a shelter.

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    Sherlock Watson  3 months ago

    I saw where this was going from the second panel. I guess Stephan feels a need to do something “nice” once in a while.

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    DennisinSeattle Premium Member 3 months ago

    EXTRA EXTRA – Animal Rescue fronting as dating service – Many happy customers.

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    Bilan  3 months ago

    The only problem is that she’s a real dog. (/s)

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    Cheapskate0  3 months ago

    Of course, for a more realistic take on dogs, check out today’s Mother Goose and Grimm!

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    B UTTONS  3 months ago

    The first date was at the shelter.

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    Orcatime  3 months ago

    I can relate more than I want to right now.

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    gopher gofer  3 months ago

    ♩it’s only puppy love…

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    kaffekup   3 months ago

    That worked out well.

    But I’m sure veteran readers caught it by the second panel.

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    gduncan58  3 months ago

    I got my little guy (a mutt – the best kind!) a little over two years ago, most fulfilling relationship I’ve had ever! If he were any sweeter I would need insulin, lol!

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    wesleylscott1  3 months ago

    Adopt. The love of your life is waiting patiently for you at the animal shelter.

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    SchadenfreudePersonified  3 months ago

    SO . . . money CAN buy you love . . .

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    blunebottle  3 months ago

    Knew where that was going.

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    TheDOCTOR  3 months ago

    Aw. Pig has found Love.

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    wesleylscott1  3 months ago

    Puppy Love. A love that won’t end up leaving you deserted in a woven basket on Rat & Pig’s front door stoop.

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    EcurbYkspohs  3 months ago

    Good Luck Pig !

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    mjb515  3 months ago

    What if you want to go all the way on a snuggle?

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Sadly I know a lot of people doing the same.

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    rip_marco  3 months ago

    You can’t buy love, but you can adopt it!

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    chris_o42  3 months ago

    And the love is unconditional!

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    wrd2255  3 months ago

    Stay tuned for the new German spinoff of Pearls: Schwein/Hund.

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    wrloftis  3 months ago

    I am elderly and invisible when walking downtown alone. My Welsh Corgi is a chick magnet.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 3 months ago

    AWWW!!! See, Pastis isn’t ALWAYS a curmudgeon….

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    sjgetman  3 months ago

    In a world of anthropomorphic animals, are we sure they aren’t dating?

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    jessegooddog  3 months ago

    I am struggling with the recent loss of my much loved husband and can’t imagine getting through this dark time without the companionship and love of our dogs and cats.

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    tripwire45  3 months ago

    Saw that one coming when he said “unconditionally.”

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    Johnnie Polo Premium Member 3 months ago

    And the pup will never screw you over and abandon you. People suck.

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    wesleylscott1  3 months ago

    Abandoned, in a woven basket on Rat & Pig’s front door stoop.

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    Pedmar Premium Member 3 months ago

    Dogs are the best people.

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    Snoots  3 months ago

    What he describes is how everyone should be… but very few people are. If everyone on Earth had these qualities, we would solve not only war, crime and violence… but also hunger and poverty.

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    hk Premium Member 3 months ago

    Wow, he described my wife, going on 35 years.

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    EllisAmirRogersArcher  3 months ago

    A pig and his doggy.

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    dgibson5959  3 months ago

    Shelters are full of potential true love.

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    ocarol7 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Puppy love is certainly the best-

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    Dacker  Premium Member 3 months ago

    I wonder if the dog could be a new recurring character and would they be anthropomorphic or silent.

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    Rocky1818 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Pig found true love. The dog just smelled pork chops…

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    laurasohn11  3 months ago

    This is actually adorable

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    Ermine Notyours  3 months ago

    Two days ago I saw someone’s dog in the front yard, behind a four-foot fence. This dog didn’t want to bark me away but desperately wanted attention. I petted and scratched for a minute, but he still objected when I walked away. I was afraid the owner would look at me out the window, but that never happened. The dog also doesn’t have a collar. Hope he doesn’t run away, but I hope something improves.

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    zeexenon  3 months ago

    Oh, one last requirement, must have the normal U.S.A. human lifespan. Sir, you should try the bottomless-pit of senior on-line dating sites.

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    SusieB  3 months ago

    I think we all knew what the last panel would be.

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    Charlie Fogwhistle  3 months ago

    Dogs are one of God’s many gifts to the human race.

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    j.l.farmer  3 months ago

    unconditional love, the best kind.

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    MeGoNow Premium Member 3 months ago

    As de Gaulle said, “The more I see of people, the better I like dogs.”

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    dlaemmerhirt999  3 months ago

    TWIST: Pig starts seeing the Dating Service woman!

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    hwmj  3 months ago

    Yes

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    oakie817  3 months ago

    actually very sweet…hope Mr. Pastis keeps him/her around

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    thedogesl Premium Member 3 months ago

    Problem solved!

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    DCBakerEsq  3 months ago

    Mrs. Baker checks all those boxes. Except the dog part …

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    (Yes, I am a nerd.)  3 months ago

    Aww.

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    gozar  3 months ago

    And make sure she comes from a pound or a rescue group, not a breeder.

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    The Moose Group  3 months ago

    Saw this one coming from the second panel on. And I still love it

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    Eric S   3 months ago

    all dating apps are worthless and BULLSHIT

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    eddi_tbh  3 months ago

    Score.

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    Sisyphos  3 months ago

    …And Pig and pup lived happily ever after!

    At last, a reliable, reputable Dating Service….

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    soaringblocks  3 months ago

    Excellent Solution!

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    jeff_elbel  3 months ago

    Happiness is a warm puppy.

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    ChristopherHeckman  3 months ago

    This comic gave me diabetes.

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    Tom in WV  3 months ago

    Too many puns — you people have gone too fur this time.

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