Still, I logged on to the live camera feed and watched sleeping dogs lie for a time. It's somehow more mesmerizing than Colin Kaepernick's tattoos, though not as fun as one of Jim Harbaugh's sideline tirades.
More entertaining is College Humor's spoof of the puppy championship game called, "Any Given Puppy Bowl." Much like the film "Any Given Sunday," the parody has a beleaguered coach trying to whip his crew of puppies—not literally—into a great team. "You think you're hot sh*it because you've got a $20 million Eukanuba contract?" he yelled at one confused canine.
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It's pretty funny. And it shows lots of cute puppies. We love puppies. One of my favorite follows on Twitter is @CuteEmergency, which posts pictures of cute animals—mostly puppies—"For when you need something to immediately cheer you up."
However, we love our dogs so much that many of us over-pamper our pooches.
Ultra, which sells "holistic" dog food, said 79 percent of dog owners believe their dogs are overweight, and we have no one to blame but ourselves. "More than two thirds (70 percent) find it hard to resist their dog's 'puppy eyes,' and give in to feeding them table scraps, including 'people food' such as pizza (27 percent) and potato chips (30 percent)."
Ultra said the region of the country with the fattest dogs might surprise you—the West! Californians might be eating tofu and sprouts, but 23 percent of their dogs are obese.