Childproofing the Hot Dog

Photo: Courtesy Jon-Paul Villegas

How do you make a hot dog safer? The parenting blog DadWagon enlisted Brooklyn artist Jon-Paul Villegas to design more “child-friendly” weenies following a report on the hazardous food icon from the American Academy of Pediatrics. We liked the one that looked most like a traditional hot dog, called the Scary Dog: “Dress up the dog in some kind of a scary outfit so the kid doesn’t recklessly wolf it down.” That way, there’s more for us.

A Safer Hot Dog [DadWagon]