10 Dogs Whose Big Sticks Endearingly Complicate A Simple Game Of Fetch

Written by: Dr. Katy Nelson

April 3, 2015

Sometimes nothing beats an old-fashioned game of fetch. But our dogs don’t always retrieve what we threw for them. Sometimes they come back with something like shat we threw, just a little… unexpected.

These 10 pups got a little overzealous with the size of their sticks, or in some cases, trees.

1. “Go big or go home!”


2. “Hello, I’m the branch manager. How can I help?”
dog playing fetch

3. “My name’s Rex, and I’m addicted to fetch.”

dog with sticks

4. “Stick happens.”

dog stick

5. “They say size doesn’t matter. Well, take a look at this bad boy!”dog with stick

6. “Epic fetch!”


7. “Best friends stick together.”


8. “Stick with me, kid!”

dogs in water

9. “If a stick is good, a whole tree is even better!”

dog stick woods

10. “I never bite off more than I can chew.”

dog stick sand

Featured Image via the ASPCA

Written by: Dr. Katy Nelson

April 3, 2015