(yes I use puppy to refer to any dog, or really any canid in general)

Check out these fantastically awesome Painted Dogs at the St. Louis Zoo. I fucking love my zoo (It’s free! If anybody visits me in the StL I’ll take you on a personal tour of its awesomeness!)

Fun fact that GT will appreciate - the zookeeper told me they are naturally matriarchal in social structure, with the head bitch in charge controlling who gets to breed and managing pack hierarchies.

Bonus cheetah photo for those preferring cats to dogs —