There are dog lovers, and then there’s Gary Matthews. We shared with listeners this Pittsburgh man who loves dogs so much that he wants to be one. Whenever he gets the chance, Matthews puts on his shaggy dog costume he constructed from paper and becomes his alter ego, Boomer. Matthews eats out of a food bowl and sleeps in a 6-foot doghouse inside his home. He’s even tried to legally change his name to “Boomer The Dog.” What animal would you pick?

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