My neighborhood is filled with dogs, which is a good thing in my book. While most owners are excellent about cleaning up after them, there are always the bad apples that ruin things for everyone. For whatever reasons, these types find it perfectly acceptable to allow their pets to decorate other people’s lawns with fresh from the source and overly pungent “treats”.
This in turn has sprung up a little cottage industry of homeowner’s outdoing each other with “curb your dog signs”. I find the dynamics behind this fascinating, so naturally I took pictures. Yes, I know this makes me more than a bit strange.
Here they are for the rest of you weirdos out there. I know there’s plenty of you!
First up is the low budget, but gets right to the point category:
Then we have the slightly rude but effective:
A simple plea to courtesy:
Crossing the border now in to passive aggressive territory:
Creativity never hurts:
And finally, our winner, sweeping all categories for extreme creativity, humor, politeness and effectiveness:
Although everyone knows dogs can’t read and cats don’t follow instructions.
It’s good to be weird.