Published on May 26, 2006




Hey. Until he follows you around every morning with a little plastic bag, I think we both know who’s calling the shots.


This Nick Galifianakis cartoon was originally published on May 26, 2006 for the feature Carolyn Hax: Tell Me About It in The Washington Post and other syndicated newspapers. The illustration deals with alpha dog, dominant dog, dog as god, self-important dog, dog owns man, establishing dominance, framed photo, girlfriend vs. dog, girlfriend versus dog, boyfriend vs. dog, boyfriend versus dog, girlfriend vs. pet, girlfriend versus pet, boyfriend vs. pet, boyfriend versus pet, Nick and Zuzu, Zuzu talking to girlfriend, dog talking to woman, pecking order, top dog, boss, romantic competition and competitiveness.

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