What most people don’t realize when they’re scrubbing mud from their kitchen floors or towelling off the dog is that mud has scientifically proven benefits.
Eating mud strengthens your immune system.
Mud is good for your complexion.
Fleas flee from muddy fur.
Mud softens dog toenails to make them easier to cut.
Muddy dogs are more responsive to training.
Besides, it’s just plain fun.
“No way, my paws are totally clean — SEE?”
“Um, this isn’t mud … this is … chocolate.”
“No way, this is how I ALWAYS look!”
“The shoes did it.”
“That’s just a birthmark on my nose.”
“Me? I would NEVER play in the mud.”
“This … this isn’t what it looks like.”
“Um … I just … fell in. On accident.”
“Honestly, I have no idea who broke into our yard and made these paw prints!”
“I swear, the puddle just appeared out of NOWHERE!”
“Nope, nothing unusual happened while you were gone.”
“I was framed, I tell ya!”
“Nope, didn’t see any mud anywhere!”
“A mud monster just ATTACKED me!”
“… OK, FINE, maybe I played in the mud just a little bit.”
“Well, there was this smell that I absolutely HAD to investigate … “
“Oh, puddle. Nobody understands me like you do.”