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No. 2052: Dog Vision

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Dog Vision

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=2052

Strip by: Edwin Chee

{Odie runs on the sidewalk}
{Odie runs towards the door}
{Odie approaches the pet door}
{Odie runs through the corridor in Jon's house}
{Odie runs towards Garfield}
{Garfield is injured, while Odie runs towards Jon}
Jon: By golly, this dog whistle does work!

The author writes:

Colour blindness in dogs is not exactly complete colour blindness, since they could still see colour, just not every colour. Deuteranopia is essentially red-green colour blindness, and so is reflected in the above strip from Odie's point of view.

This does not stop cartoonists from depicting dogs as having complete colour blindness, as in only seeing greyscale. One example of this is Pooch Café. As a bonus, here's how dog vision would be depicted if a cartoonist would do it:

grey version

[[Original strip: 1993-10-10.]]

Original strip: 1993-10-10.