Regarding the questions/comments on the picture of Louie and Maggie on the right:
No, Louie does not smoke Marlboro Lights. He's partial to Camels.
No, that is not a gun pointed at Louie's head, its my emergency brake.
No, Louie was not in danger of a head-whack from the emergency brake if I took a turn too sharp, we were sitting in a parking lot waiting for our designated appointment at the vet's office.