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Why shouldn't your pooch get a little hooch?
"I work hard. I play hard. Chasing Frisbees, licking, digging, barking. And what do I get at the end of the day? A bowl of water." One pet-store owner in the Netherlands must have heard this mute complaint from dogs about their beverage limitations. She's made a nonalcoholic beer for canines called Kwispelbier. In Dutch, kwispel means wagging a tail, and bier means, well, beer. It's suitable for human consumption, too, and runs about US$2.14 a bottle, roughly four times the Dutch cost of a Heineken, according to the Associated Press. The dog drink wasn't available in the United States at press time, and there's still no word on when canine bathtub gin will be available.