Next time you venture out, play dog bingo

Illustrations by Lydia Nichols for The Washington Post
Updated Aug. 21 at 2:50 p.m.

Humans and dogs alike are coping with a new normal in quarantine. As you venture out for exercise or errands, try this bingo board with your family and friends. See how many dogs or dog items you can check off on your next neighborhood walk.

To play, check off the boxes below or take a photo to mark squares in a social media app.


Dog park


Wearing bow tie

Water bowl

In a window

In a backpack

Dog walker

Tongue out

Playing fetch

Tall and small pair

Wearing sweater

Free space

Service dog


Wearing bandanna

Freshly groomed

Stylish collar

Dog running


Paw print

Matching pair


Off the leash


Courtney Kan is a Projects Editor leading innovative cross-platform storytelling and strategy for The Washington Post's enterprise reporting. She joined The Post in 2016 as a newsroom designer focused on developing reader experiences for web, print and distributed platforms, including Apple News. FollowFollow