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No. 3844: Ask a Dog

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Ask a Dog

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Strip by: Muk

1.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog,"...
Garfield: "Every time I try to throw a stick away, my dumb dog keeps bringing it back. What's up with that?" Signed, "Clueless in Seattle"
Garfield: Dear Clueless, the first rule of training a dog is that you must be smarter than the dog... and I have some bad news for you...

2.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog"...
Garfield: "Is there life on the moon?"
Garfield: In the future, please, no questions about the moon
{Odie howls}
Odie: Arrroooo-

3.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog"...
Garfield: "Is it true you became man's best friend by bribing somebody?" Signed, "A cat sitting next to you"
{Odie winks and smiles while holding a piece of paper}
Garfield: Oh, look. He kept the receipt

4.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog"...
Garfield: "My dog will stare at a spot on the wall that he thinks is a bug, but it isn't, for hours. Is he stupid?" Signed, "Just wondering"
{Odie stares at a spot on the wall}
Garfield: Odie?
Garfield: Odie?

5.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog"...
Garfield: "Who wants to go for a walk?"
{Odie has run off}
Garfield: We'll have to get back to you with that answer

6.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog..."
Garfield: "How come you're so slow?"
Garfield: Signed, "Squirrel in the backyard"
Odie {angrily}: Yip! Yip! Yip! Yip! Yip! Yip

7.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog"...
Odie: Yip! Yip! Yip! Yip! Yip! Yip
Garfield: That wasn't the question

8.
Garfield: Dear "Ask a Dog"...
Garfield: "Who is a good little doggie?! Is it you?! Huh?! Huh?!"
Garfield: I can't read any more of this

9.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog, isn't it true that cats are much, much smarter than dogs?"
Garfield: Signed, "Someone sitting very near you"
{Odie looks to his left}
Garfield: This way, dummy

10.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog, do you think a dog will ever walk on Mars?"
Odie: Yip! Yip! Yip! Yip! Yip! Yip!
Garfield: Yes, but only after they make a really long leash

11.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog,"
Garfield: "Why are you guys always smelling stuff?"
{Odie sniffs the paper}
SFX: sniff sniff
Garfield: Just answer the question!

12.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog"...
Garfield: "Would you please leave me alone?"
Garfield: Signed, "Mister Tennis Ball"

13.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog"...
Garfield: "If you were on the moon, would you howl at the Earth?"
Garfield: And no, you're not going to go find out

14.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog"...
Garfield: "Do dogs really eat homework?"
{Odie eats the paper}
SFX: munch munch munch

15.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog, what can I do to make my dog's breath more pleasant?"
Odie: Bark, bark, bark, bark, bark, bark
Garfield: Buy mint-flavored slippers

16.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog, I'm angry with my mailman. What should I do?"
Odie: Arf arf arf
Garfield: Bite him, but first...
Odie: Arf arf arf
Garfield: Make sure that you've had all your shots

17.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog, what's with you dogs rooting through the garbage all the time?"
Odie: Bark! Bark! Bark! Bark! Bark! Bark!
Garfield: Your denial would be more believable if you didn't have a banana peel on your head

18.
Garfield: "Dear Ask a Dog,"...
Garfield: "What exactly is a beef by-product?"
Garfield: And the world may never know

The author writes:

"Ask a Dog" is a running gag that started in 2010. I guess it's a pretty funny joke. It's better than "We're bachelors, baby".

While I was putting this together, I noticed a few things:

Original strips: 2010-08-06, 2010-09-10, 2011-03-03, 2011-05-14, 2012-06-21, 2013-02-27, 2014-11-12, 2015-07-15, 2015-08-12, 2015-08-27, 2016-01-13, 2017-02-08, 2017-08-16, 2018-01-03, 2018-01-31, 2018-02-07, 2018-03-28, 2018-07-11.