Focusing on six words: Helping government do its job better Weekend extra: We go to the dogs…

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We’ve all heard President Harry S Truman’s famous quote, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.”

If I was going to edit Truman — and one would be crazy to do such a thing, but if I was, I would just say “pet” rather then just saying dog. There are a lot of wonderful pets out there. (A friend of mine only refers to them an “animal companions” because she believes the term “pet” is demeaning.)

Anyway… As the readers of my tenure at the FCW Insider know, earlier this year, I had to put my beloved Beagle down.

But I have a new pooch — a absolutely wonderful Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Corky.

In the few months I have had Corky in my life, I have learned that Cavalier owners are borderline crazy — I mean that in the passionate crazy sense. Generally, I’m a big fan of pound pooches. I like the idea of saving a life. That being said, I have also learned why people are such fans of Cavaliers. They are a wonderful breed — they just adore people. Actually, they adore everybody. If they have an issue, it is that they just don’t like being alone all that much.

Soon after I got Corky, I quickly learned that there are several other people in the government world who also have Cavaliers.

Today, I’ll post the photos of their dogs. Over the weekend, I’ll identify the owners. (You can fret about it a bit.)

So… meet Lucy…

And Dulce…

I’ll reveal the owners of Lucy and Dulce over the weekend. Meanwhile, we’re creating a government Cavalier owners social networking site. (Kidding!)

Written by cdorobek

September 12, 2008 at 9:05 AM

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