It's news enough when Google gives us a Doodle that's not stupid--it's universe-rattling news when Google gives us one that's charming and clever. Am I dreaming? Everything about their Vet's Day Doodle is right. I love the "l." I love the red, white, and blue lettering.
Maybe I'm overpraising it. Maybe it's the shock of beholding a Doodle that looks like a grown-up conceived it. Any way you slice it, this is Google showing actual respect for a holiday, and I hope this represents a policy change and not an accident of good taste. A hand salute in return for this perfectly acceptable Google Doodle/logo/cartoon/brand sticker/whatever thingie: