(electronic female voice:) "Pawprint confirmed. Please hold still for retinal scan."
*whirr, whirr, ka-CHINK*
(electronic female voice:) "Identity match confirmed. Welcome, Agent Sparky. Doors opening. Please proceed inside."
"Ah, there you are, Sparky. Good--now we're all here."
"Hello, Sergeant Spike, fellow agents. Am I late?"
"Not at all. You're right on time. Anyway, let's get started. I, Sergeant Spike, hereby call to order this emergency meeting of Pooches Organized for United National Defense, also known as P.O.U.N.D...."
(to be continued)