Beagles are Bad…
….and marketers know it!
Yesterday, Sean and I were perusing PetSmart and we went into the aisle that focused on housetraining, odor control and carpet cleanup. It was hilarious how many of the products had a beagle pictured on the front. It’s like… they knew beagles are stubborn and notoriously hard to house train.
Then we went into the behavioral problems aisle and lo and behold they had a bark collar with a beagle picture on the front. It’s almost as if, they knew how loud beagles’ aroos can be.
Bark Control Collar!
The beagle bashing did not end at PetSmart. Last night I was sifting through a ThinkGeek catalog and I ran across this Humping USB Dog. They have two types– a rottweiller… and a beagle. It’s almost as if they knew Henry and how even though he is neutered, he still loves to hump:
It definitely takes a special type of person to love a beagle, but there is one more aspect about the breed that perhaps the package designers recognize most of all:
Beagles can be so damn cute.