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10 Adorably Bizarre Variations on Dogs Playing Poker [IMAGES, VIDEO]

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It's the eternal question: which came first, the dogs or the poker? We may never know, but we do know that C.M. Coolidge's famous paintings of canines engaging in a friendly game of cards are among the world's most enduring works of art. They are also some of the most parodied. Here's ten of our favorite variations on 'Dogs Playing Poker.'


1

Disney Robots Playing Poker

 
 

In this clever photo, Pixar favorite Wall-E plays with two robots from the Disney classic 'The Black Hole' and Rex, the robot tour guide from the Disneyland ride 'Star Tours.' Could this be the original ending to 'Wall-E'? If so, it's far more anti-climatic than the tearjerker we saw in the theaters...

 
Disney Robots Playing Poker
evil_cheese_scientist, Flickr
2

Poker With Pals

 
 

We can't decide if this is cute or crazy. At least she'll have some company when the apocalypse hit and we're all forced to live in trailers in the desert.

 
Self-Effacing Dog Playing Poker
thegreengirl, Flickr
3

Ducks Playing Poker

 
 

Fun fact: ducks are much better at playing poker than dogs, because you can never quite read the expression on their bills.

 
Ducks Playing Poker
mouse209, Flickr
4

Dog Tired

 
 

Does this have something to do with tainted Chinese dog food? Or is it some sort of thinly veiled political commentary? Either way, those are some tuckered-out pups. Awww!

 
Dog Tired
azrainman, Flickr
5

Real Dogs Playing Poker

 
 

The dogs in this cute video are part of a dog saving network in Chicago. While they may lack the opposable thumbs necessary to properly double down, they are pretty adorable. (And were thankfully all adopted.)

 
6

How Much Is That Doggy In The Window (Playing Poker)?

 
 

The dogs in this window display all appear to be stuffed toys. At least we hope they're toys and not deceased stuffed dogs arranged in a macabre scene.

 
Live Dogs
mikesmemphistours, Flickr
7

Wolverines Playing Poker

 
 

Okay, so technically Wolverine from the 'X-Men' isn't a dog. But he does enjoy beer, cards and getting the scruff on his neck scratched. To quote his catchphrase, "He's the best there is at what he does, and what he does is play poker."

 
Wolverines Playing Poker
Buzzfeed
8

Gods Playing Poker

 
 

Get it? "Dog" spelled backwards? Also, Ganesh is clearly counting cards. And what do you want to bet Vishnu has an ace under the table?

 
Gods Playing Poker
Dogs Playing Poker
9

The Last Dog Supper

 
 

Uh, what does that bulldog think he's doing? Like you can sneak a card past Jesus.

 
The Last Dog Supper
Drool In My Sleep
10

Snoopy Playing Poker

 
 

Good thing Charlie Brown's not there. He's a real bad luck charm. Also, no Red Baron? This picture is garbage. Garbage, we tell you!

 
Snoopy Playing Poker
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