Stephan Pastis' cartoon strip "Pearls Before Swine" has been featured in The Baltimore Sun's Sunday section for over 10 years, depicting quick-witted and memorable characters like Rat, Goat, and the ever-athirst Pig, each exploring a range of themes like modern technology, breakups, jobs and politics with a twist of humor.
Charlie Brown is in trouble with the Environmental Protection Agency, Lucy knows the Earth has 48 suns and Snoopy and Linus are planting French fries in the garden. These are just a few of the misadventures and explanations gone wrong as the Peanuts Gang explores the natural world in Peanuts... Naturally, an exhibition being hosted by Harford County Public Library January 29 to April 24.
After all, there's a market for alpaca hair (I guess fleece is the more appropriate term), and you have to brush them to harvest it. Similarly, sheep have to be shorn. Brushing dogs for dog fleece, therefore, seems to be a reasonable proposition. It could lead to a whole new industry, wherein people would drop their dogs of at brushing parlors and actually be paid for the amount of hair produced.