The Daily Digital Photo
Chronicling the life of Clayton, Spenser and Scooter.

September 20, 2002

Behind the scenes in the Beagle test kitchen...

Congratulations to Trixie the Beagle,
winner of this week's caption contest!


This week's runner-up was Buddy the cat Rosenberg for:

    I wonder if he'll lift his leg when we go outside after dinner?


The other captions:

  • The first, and last, time Phil complained about Laurie's cooking -- Hambone
  • Boy, Dad must have done something REALLY bad!!!!!!!! -- Rebecca Murphy
  • The 4 finalists for the Annual Clean Plate Tournament in action. -- Julie and dogs
  • We love it when Mom does dinner with the girls! -- Emmitt's Mom
  • Phillip and Clayton are neck and neck in the county fair kibble-eating contest. -- molly beagle eng
  • Phillip is again reminded of humans' inconvenient nose placement. -- rusty blue
  • How come *Scooter* always gets to lick the bowl? -- Prince Eng
  • Garcon, we only asked for a table for three so could we have a private table away from this guy! -- Emmitt Moose
  • It was only a matter of time........... -- Caron, Drew & Virginia too
  • So, this is what's become of the guy I dated in high school?! -- Sally Smith Goodman
  • Propinquity:n : the property of being close together -- KK
  • Faced with the option of having to wash the silverware, Capt. Siding resorts to emulating the boys. -- Spike
  • The family that licks together, sticks together. -- Georgesmom
  • Proof once again that people gradually come to look like their dogs. -- Scott Klein
  • One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just doesn't belong! -- Dee and Max
  • It's true. After living together for a while you really DO start to look like your pets!!! -- beaglegirl
  • Phillip would rather be a beagle than a neurologist. -- Casey Gooddog
  • "Hey, it does taste better when it's lapped!" -- Meg Gooddog
  • Phillip gets his own milk bowl because Spenser, Clayton and Scooter won't share. -- Judy S
  • And so begins the great plate licking contest of 2002. -- Amy and Roxy
  • Spot the Alpha Male in this picture. -- Chris Oberst
  • Three out of four surveyed prefer Mighty Beagle over the other leading brand. -- Beegulfreak
  • Archives from the now defunct Kramer School of Etiquette -- zoey,sam and romeo
  • EVERYONE has to clean up their plates before ANYONE gets seconds!! -- Alex & Jake's Mom
  • Phillip approves of the change from Science Diet to Eukanuba. -- Zoey Gooddog
  • Laurie the least you could have done was air brush out my bald spot. -- C. Siding
  • Mess with me, Phillip, and you're in the dog house! -- Linda Forrest
  • Phillip's gone to the dogs! -- Melissa
  • Licked clean, by a nose -- Missi Bair-Gulick
  • Phillip discovers another shortcoming of human anatomy -- Peter H.
  • "Wow!" "This is even better then being able to lift my leg in public!" -- DLS
  • only dogs get big bowls. -- gitty
  • Who will be this year's winner of the Beagle lapping contest? -- Oriane Boucher, from Canada
  • To lap or not to lap.... that is the question.... -- Oriane Boucher, from Canada
  • "I warned him not to run through her flower garden!" -- Drew, Caron, and Virginia
  • With election day approaching, dogcatcher candidate Phillip stops by to dine with some voters. -- Jackson
  • Dog eat Dog! -- Rebecca
  • Etiquette lessons courtesy of the alpha male -- Edie Kachler
  • After dinner, does Phillip get to return to his crate? -- Phoebe Gooddog
  • Hey Charlie! How's 'bout another round of tuna? -- Mary
  • Darn! Dishwashing duty again or it's the dog house for us all!! -- Denis Doucette
  • Man- 'So this is what they mean by "eating like a dog!,The dogs- And they say that we eat like dogs? -- Anastasia Clarke
  • Phillip's night out with the "boys" -- Tom in Iowa
  • Once again, Phillip sets the pace in the dog food eating contest. -- Tom in Iowa
  • "Someone's been eating my porridge...and he's right there!" -- Tom in Iowa
  • Phillip is being taught to clean his plate. -- Tom in Iowa
  • But where's Laurie's food dish? -- Jenny T. Gooddog
  • And the winner and still champion plate licker is . . .Captain Siding! -- D. Philp
  • Yes, it's really THAT good. -- Dauber
  • wasting away in in beagleville -- brian
  • Friday night bowling with the boys. -- Virginia, Drew, and Caron
  • The new beagle with the short ears plans to finish licking his plate and go for the red bowl! -- SnoopyLou and Trixie and Adam the Beagle Burns
  • Poor Phillip, in the doghouse again, decides to actually live the part. -- SonnySchip, SophieBeagle and Homer Beagle
  • Dr. Phil, having tried a bit of neurosurgery on himself, finally has the brain of a beagle! -- Sophie and Adam the Beagle Burns!
  • Revenge is best served from a dish ice cold- of milk! -- Chakli
  • "Hey! How come Scooter got the big bowl?" -- Jasmine's sidekick
  • When the moon is full, Phillip becomes a werebeagle. -- Jenny T. Gooddog
  • Dr. Kramer finished second -- Howard & Molly
  • SHE's going to take the family photo next time. -- Mary Lou Ranck
  • Dishwasher hour on QVC: As shown above, only 4 models left! Get yours today! -- Barb Shaw
  • Phillip is the only one of the four who manages to keep his ears out of his food. -- Meg Gooddog
  • Laurie comes home early to a startling discovery -- TjL
  • Phillip realizes his human-length tongue is a distinct disadvantage in the dog-lick-bowl world -- TjL
  • Laurie reconsiders the recent budget cut for dishwashing detergent -- TjL
  • As soon as the flash went off, Phillip realized he could never face the guys at the office again -- TjL
  • Got tongue? -- Ethan
  • The beagles turn their back for just a second, but long enough for Phillip to snag the last snausage -- TjL
  • Once again, Phillip comes in last at the annual pie eating contest. -- Tom in Iowa
  • Mom's night out... -- Tom in Iowa
  • Breakfast with Beagles... -- Tom in Iowa
  • "All together now," Phillip instructs. "Lap, swallow, lap, swallow...." -- Jack Gooddog
  • Hey! How come I don't get to eat out of the red bowl? -- LuCkY
  • Scooter finds a good use for that darned cone -- Shelby
  • Families that slurp together burp together. -- Jaya Goodbird
  • who can eat the most -- sue.b.
  • Being a daddy is not enough, you must be a buddy!!! -- Larissa Furtado - Brazil
  • On your marks, get set, GO! -- becky
  • the 4 stooges -- tim
  • Phillip's in the doghouse, Phillip's in the doghouse....... -- Chuckie
  • I guess it can't be that bad if that guy's drinking it. -- Chris
  • Phillip promises, "never will I criticize Laurie's cooking again!" (And YES it is fit for the dogs) -- Tom in Iowa
  • All in the family -- carol petersen
  • Phillip wonders why he ever signed up for the Getting in touch with your inner beagle seminar -- Karen Spivey
  • Hey Dad.... In the dog house again? -- Stephen
  • Vichysoisse pour quatre chez Kramer -- Ronnie Rosenberg
  • One of central New Jersey's pre-eminent neurologists dining at home with his family. -- Sarah Rosenberg