COVID-19 and the Dog Days of Design

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Seven exceptionally good boys and girls. That’s roughly what it took to give me a much-needed lift last week.

Should you find yourself in a similar place at some point in your COVID-19 quarantine, I urge you to consider these 30 Dogs of Design. (And if you’re in need of additional creative canines after perusing this list, we’ve got you—oodles more can be found in the original Twitter thread.)

Stay healthy, friends, and don’t forget to pet your pet.— Jessica Gray (@jessiwantalatte) March 17, 2020

My trusty dose of daily happiness— Karen Kear (@KKear) March 16, 2020

This is Pliny!— jessica liu (@jesswliu) March 17, 2020

Tula.— Mark Kingsley (@markingsley) March 17, 2020

#Belgrade – Lord of the Nap— Partisan Advertising (@TheRealPartisan) March 16, 2020

Happiest dog ever – Bellie likes her belly rubbed!— Candice Shavalia (@candyo724) March 16, 2020

My chihuahua Nucky was born in Australia and now lives with me in the States. He’s been to the Sydney opera house, Uluru, Melbourne, Portland, LA, coober pedy, and kangaroo island.— Thursday Bandit Art (@CraigFarmerUSA) March 17, 2020— tricia bateman (@triciabateman) March 17, 2020

Foxie— Jill Koch (@jillifydesign) March 17, 2020

Keeping me company now my uni has suspended teaching— Becca (@BeccaCowtan) March 17, 2020— jennifer windsor (@jwindsordesign) March 16, 2020

This is Remy. Here's his back end:— jennifer windsor (@jwindsordesign) March 16, 2020

Long grass is scary when you’re only a couple of months old.— Tom Bostock (@Bozzzyy) March 16, 2020

Lord Grayson. He opens an eye if I move away from the computer #studiomanager— Fletcher+Edwards (@fletcheredwards) March 16, 2020

Hi from Poppy— Will Balladares. Go wash your hands. (@wnballadares) March 16, 2020

daisy 🐶— M 🎀 (@COZYLILM) March 16, 2020

😆— Tyler Nishida 🧢 (@TylerNishida) March 16, 2020— Jason Tselentis (@JasonTselentis) March 16, 2020

My WFH buddy— simonlindsay (@simonlindsay) March 16, 2020

This is Carson.— Paul F Mullen (@paulmullen_) March 17, 2020

She sits on command for treats, she's chased her tail, growls at strangers, and I've caught her drinking out of the toilet.This is basically a dog, right?— fairy gothmother (@jina) March 16, 2020

This guy has been extra cuddly recently!— Cris Freese (@crisfreese) March 17, 2020

I’m a design lead, and this is my boss, Guff.— john warren hanawalt (@H4N4W4LT) March 16, 2020

This Clover and her tongue.— Michelle Kondrich (@MissIllustrator) March 17, 2020

King Jack: “Ok you’re home, and…?”— Francis C. Rupert (@francisrupert) March 16, 2020

Dexter: happiest in my toddlers play tent— Nikki Ellis (@nikkilellis) March 17, 2020

This is Sol ☀️— ITZEL ORTUÑO (@itzelortuno) March 17, 2020— Jill Gallagher (@JayFloGal) March 16, 2020

Black Mamba (14 weeks old)— Mahwesh (@mahweshh) March 16, 2020

Totally agree! I gave into social distancing for a little moment w/ Little Bindi 🐶— Jade 🇭🇰 (@oneheartmind) March 16, 2020

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Zachary Petit (@zacharypetit on Twitter) is a freelance journalist, the editor-in-chief of Design Matters Media, and the former editor-in-chief of PRINT.

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