Rip Haywire by Dan Thompson for December 16, 2011
Linc: Cough-cough! You little mutt! Cough! This place is going up like my poorly watered Christmas tree! Puppy: Whimper! Bark-bark! Linc: We're trapped, pup! The flames closed off the exit! Puppy: Woof-woof-bark! Linc: This is what you get for being a nice cough! Guy. Puppy: Bark-woof. Rip: Don't you know nice guys are flame-retardant? Linc: Cough! You! Puppy: Bark-bark Rip: Remember this the next time you're smooching my girl!