Prup • pet (prə́pət) n., pl. –pets
Etymology: Contemporary Pop Culture American
- A Crime Junkie’s best canine friend; That is probably the cutest pruppet I have ever seen, except of course, for Chuck.
The earliest known use of the word pruppet is by Crime Junkie Podcast host, Ashley Flowers. It can be used in reference to a dog or puppy of utmost adorability. A pruppet is a furry version of one’s soul mate.
Synonyms: dog, puppy, good boy, good girl
See also: love of my life, reason for waking up in the morning, God’s best creation
Past Pruppets of the Month
Meet our newest Pruppet of the Month, Sasha the puggle! Sasha’s mom, Elise, tells us about the loving impact Sasha made on her world and others.
Jocko has a long and loving story, that sadly will be coming to an end shortly. I’m crying my eyes out as I type, but I want someone besides my family to know how special our little boy was. He was the joy that came out of dark times.
Ley and Kinsley had just moved in together, and fostered numerous dogs but had never been able to keep them. Finally, one day, they decided they would adopt a pet. They went to a pet store to look at guinea pigs… and came home with a puppy!
Meet our December Pruppet of the Month, Pippo. A reminder to his family that joy is simple and love is the easiest thing in the world we can do.
16 years ago, I was living in a small, Spanish city called Segovia, and one morning, while I was heading for work on the bus, I saw through the window a short legged dog trying to reach something hanging from a garbage can. He was very dirty, looked hungry, and I felt pity for him.
Meet our October Pruppet of the Month, Leroy Jenkins. His mom Michele how she rescued him and how he showed her how much good there still was in the world.
Meet our September Pruppet of the Month, Mason! Mason’s mom tells us about her search to find him and their journey of love, worry and life.
Don’t miss meeting our newest Pruppet of the Month for July, Yogi and his best friend Sherlock!
Bob was found roaming the desert in a sweater that read “player”. His family drove over 6 hours to make sure he made it to their home, and literally saved his life.
Meet Ash the blue corso puppy belonging to listener Megan and her husband! Plus a dog-mom hack for homemade dog ice cream.
Meet our Pruppet of the Month, Oreo! Oreo’s mom recently had to say goodbye to him, but she tells us about their amazing 15 year journey together.
Meet our March Pruppet of the Month, Corbin! Corbin’s foster mom, who works with Missouri German Shepherd Rescue, tells us all about this great pruppet.
Meet our February Pruppet of the Month, Cooper! Cooper’s dad, Paul, tells of his heroic story to save Cooper and what Cooper gave him.