Puppy playtime, all the time

You might not be an animal person, but there comes a point in the semester when the work actually gets hard and the novelty is gone and you just need unconditional love. Since Heavy Petting can only happen so often, and you have to divide the puppy love among hundreds of students, it’s time to take matters into your own hands. Instead of FaceTime-ing your cat (which is apparently a thing?), take a look around campus–there are a number of places right outside your dorm where you can get some prime animal action.


This could be you!!

Main Green. For reasons I will never understand due to the high probability of being flocked by students, a number of people walk their dogs across the Main Green daily. This can happen at any time of day, but the chunk of time between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. typically sees the highest concentration of dogs.

Pro: It’s the easiest place on campus to set up shop and even the laziest of students are bound to see a dog at some point.

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The best of Super Bowl XLVIII’s commercials

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In case you don’t live within 400 miles of a TV, the Seattle Seahawks dismantled the Denver Broncos in the Puppy Super Bowl last night. Unfortunately for those looking to apply their newfound understanding of overtime, the game was over from the second half’s opening kickoff, which Seattle’s Percy Harvin returned for a touchdown. This left fans in the awkward situation of waiting for the Seahawks to score or for someone to call timeout so the commercials would return. Luckily, the haul this year was pretty great (would you expect anything else?). Here are BlogDH’s superlatives for Super Bowl XLVIII’s commercials.

Cutest: Budweiser’s tale of puppy-clydsedale forbidden love. The puppy was adorable. The clydesdale was a clydesdale. All they wanted to do was hang out a little bit. Really everyone wins.

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Puppies on puppies on puppies (on the Green)


Avoid dark clothing and bring a lint brush because these pups are back and ready to snuggle! Come to the Main Green today, April 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Heavy Petting (Ed.-!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) with Brown faculty members and their pups. Prepare yourselves for some good ol’ fluffy fun. If you can’t make it, enjoy this corgi on stilts. We’ll see you there!

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When I say “Heavy,” you say “Petting”

Snow White is HAWT

L-R: Dopey, Bashful, Doc, Sleepy, Sneezy, Happy, Grumpy, and BearDailySnowWhite

Disclaimer: This is not a post by a sophomore literary arts concentrator who uses Heavy Petting as a lens to determine whether or not she’s ready for motherhood.

Bring out that lint brush, Brunonia. Just when you thought the pre-Spring Week work rush couldn’t get any more hectic, Health Services has handed us an effective way to shelve our stress. Heavy Petting will take place (weather permitting) on the Main Green tomorrow, April 11 from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Puppies! Professors! Petting (of the former, not the latter)! Poodles! Ferrets on steroids that look like poodles! Well…not that. But golden retrievers, please.

TL;DR: PUPPIES!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Study break of the day: The cutest Golden Retriever puppies ever frolic in the snow

…And we thought there was nothing cuter than our new pet Kacheek!  This video is 2 minutes and 15 seconds long, but we recommend blocking out a good 20 minutes to enjoy this gem. The slow-mo could not be any more precious. Warning: this may make you cry out of sheer happiness, so if you are in a public place studying, take the necessary precautions. We’re not quite sure who Mark is, but we were ready to call him until we saw that all nine puppies have already been sold. (We might just have to call him anyway.)

If you’re feeling adventurous like these little pups, check out these six-week-old puppies (what’s up with the fish-eye in the first five seconds?) or the litter’s FIRST TIME OUTSIDE! It just gets better and better. If you have time (we know you do), this is also a keeper. And this. Also this.

Heavy petting on the Main Green!

You know the drill: Main Green from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Puppies!

Pugs and babies in costume not guaranteed.

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