The icepocalypse is seemingly on its way out. While it was no joke for a lot of people, for some it was an excuse to frolic in the ice with their confused pets, some of whom seemed deeply unsure about the sudden white coating everything had received. We asked Twitter to send us photos of befuddled mutts.
Please send us all your pictures of dogs in the ice so we can make a "Dogs Of The Icepocalypse" blog
— Dallas Observer (@Dallas_Observer) December 9, 2013
See. We're no liars.
Without further ado, here are Dallas' Dogs of the Icepocalypse, the brave defenders of Big D from the end of the world.
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We're a big fan of Mattie, a dog that is extraordinarily serious about golf. This is despite the ice and the golf ball being the same color, rendering the playing of golf ridiculous. Mattie doesn't know this. He's a dog.
Nola is making what we presume to be a plant pot her own. Undeterred by the ice, she strides through Dallas ready to defend us all from the apocalypse. God bless you Nola.
— Richard Membreno (@Dick_Membreno) December 9, 2013
If there's one dog that enjoyed the icepocalypse, it's Speck. He enjoyed it almost too much.
— Jeff Hensley (@nickel1963) December 9, 2013
A more pensive photo this time, as an unnamed dog surveys the landscape that used to be his domain. No longer is it his kingdom. The icepocalypse has taken it. The dog looks on.
— Gary Morris (@GaryMorris1310) December 9, 2013
Some dogs are prepared to let the Icepocalypse win.
— Doyle King (@ImDOYLEKING) December 9, 2013
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This guy isn't going to let the ice win. He's looking round as if to say "are you ready for what I'm about to do to this ice?" to which I think the answer might be defecate.
Off-camera, a dog owner is being pulled along the street, unwillingly but with no recourse to the power of friction.
— Sarah Frost (@sarahjane1923) December 9, 2013
This dog thinks that the blanket is the icepocalypse she should be attacking. She is wrong.
— Rita (@Fulmer2Rita) December 9, 2013
These dogs, meanwhile, are on the case. We're all safe when they're around.
— Jamie Branch (@jamitx) December 9, 2013
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We don't know why this dog is our favorite, apart from absolutely everything about this picture. That look is either "Human, what in the actual fuck is going on out here?" or "I got this. Don't worry." What a dog.
— Audrey (@Audnumber) December 9, 2013