The Dogster Photo Guide to Going Back to School

These pictures show the various cute, funny ways dogs are preparing for the new semester.

Phillip Mlynar  |  Sep 10th 2014


School’s in! For faithful hounds across the world, that means summertime play buddies are now absent during the daytime hours. So what’s a bored dog to do? Why, sign up for doggie school!

Of course, adjusting to the rigamarole of academic life isn’t without its hitches. So let these dogs of Instagram guide you through the world of returning to school.

In these Internet and emoji days, traditional handwriting is a very tricky skill for even the savviest Pug.
This semester’s sizzling new trend at doggie school is hot pink laptop keys. Let your personality shine through!


Using a calculator is totally not cheating when it comes to modern math.


A smart new pair of glasses will always give off a studious air — even if you’re thinking of little more than catching squirrels.
If in doubt, just smile and nod your head as if you totally like understand all of the words and numbers and what they mean, okay?
Make sure lunch is always packed snugly.


A victorious graduation is your reward for a successful year of studying. That, and a natty tassled cap.

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