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Vid We Love: Watch This Little Yorkie Terrify a Big, Bad Burglar

It's common thinking that big dogs make the best guard dogs, a fact that burns little dogs to no end. You see them staring at big dogs, sizing them up, looking for weaknesses, thinking, "You ain't all that, Bluto. My teeth are daggers. Show More Summary

A Golden Retriever Fails an Obedience Contest in a Glorious Way

Sometimes it's just not worth acting like you're supposed to. Life just puts a whole bunch of treats in front of you, there for the taking, and it's a lot more rewarding to grab them in a mad frenzy than it is to obey the rules. I'm not being metaphorical here. Show More Summary

Watch This Pit Bull Face His Fears Butt First

A lot of people are still scared of Pit Bulls. Despite the efforts of their human admirers to debunk myths and half-truths about the breed, "pit bull" is still common shorthand for a dog that's vicious, mean, and violent. The next time...Show More Summary

Making Leash Manners Fun for Your Dog

Maggie, all 35 exuberant pounds of her, has lousy leash manners. That is because 1) she is a dog and walking beside me, shoulder to shoulder, makes no sense to her. And 2) because I couldn’t resist working her on sheep when we have training time together. Not to mention teaching her to come when […]

Meet Jonny Justice, the ASPCA Dog of the Year

Back in 2007, a black-and-white Pit Bull was one of 49 dogs rescued from the Bad Newz Kennels dog-fighting ring owned by football player Michael Vick. With the dog having experienced very little in the way of positive interactions with...Show More Summary

Romping Around the Hills

There are horses like mine in the pasture who totally ignore you even as you are mangling their ears putting the halter on their heads. And then there are horses like Cody, seen here, who are so friendly and curious and interested that you had better be ready for big ole horse lips in your ear. Show More Summary

We Give Taylor Swift and Her Cat a Feline-Friendly Guide to New York City

Taylor Swift has been whisking up a grand old brouhaha lately. If the former country kid turned pop princess isn't inspiring think pieces on the ethics of carrying your cat around town, she's stoking up the ire of curmudgeonly long-time New Yorkers for daring to pen an ode to the city with her new "Welcome to New York" single. Show More Summary

What In the World Are Dewclaws for on Dogs?

Do dogs have thumbs? While it isn't as compelling a question as, "If a tree falls in the forest and there is no one to hear it, does it make a sound?" or "What is the sound of one hand clapping?" it does have the benefit of a definite answer. Show More Summary

Sunday Windy Sunday

Here I am on Thursday blogging about Saturday and Sunday's adventures. I should call my blog my BOG because I am always so bogged down with other stuff I almost don't get to it. Alas, better late than never! Saturday before I went to the farm, I was getting my oil changed. Show More Summary

ResQte Of The Week: Barney

Also workin’ in the Nosevember angle, too. Suppose we could probably do a Mayberry thing as well, so- wait, we’re getting off track. Imagine that. FOCUS. Let’s hear from Andrew S. “My fiancé Lilly & I recently rescued this little guy off the streets of Los Angeles after somebody had abandoned him. As you can […]

Grumpy Cat SPEAKS

We’ve all seen Grumpy Cat..but have you ever heard GC (aka Tardar Sauce) speak? Check out this preview of Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, out on the 29th on Lifetime. (Voice provided by Aubrey Plaza.) Or don’t check it out. Grumpy Cat won’t care either way. From Mashable.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: A Lifetime movie without […]

Happy Howl~O~Ween 2014: 24 Hours O’ Cute @ 8:44pm PT

Princess Jasmine should be able to get a lot of treats tonight! Just glide on up to the door, ring the bell, snag some snax, and off she goes! What a scammer. From The Squid. Cute Overload’s Happy Howl~O~Ween 2014 continues…Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Happy Howl~O~Ween 2014: 24 Hours O’ Cute

Malaysian Activist Encourages Dog Petting, Gets Death Threats

For most of the people who read this blog, touching a dog isn't a big thing. In fact, touching dogs is one of the selling points of bringing one home to become part of your family. But in Malaysia, a huge controversy has boiled up around exactly that issue. Show More Summary

A Coke™ And A Smile, Please!

‘Member the Coca Cola™ Bears you always see around Christmas time? Pearl The Puppeh is dressed up just like one of ‘em for Halloween! From Kethia C.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Halloween 2014, puppeh

Round Pen “Study”

It seems the horsey side of the internet has been set ablaze by this “study” out of Australia about round pen training.  I cannot find a link to the exact study just articles about it. They used remote control cars to mimic a “join up” and concluded we were using fear as the horse’s motivation […] The post Round Pen “Study” appeared first on Fugly Blog.

Von Veek To Go

(Say it out loud using a Count Chocula accent while you look at the calendar. It’ll make sense.) “Here is a picture of my cat Steve with his muffins up and tiny fangs out, being a goober. He is named after Steve McQueen, thought he is not quite as suave or majestic as his namesake, […]

Meet the Cat Lady Who Rescued Buzz the Fuzz From a Hoarder

Buzz the Fuzz is one of those cats who makes the Internet a better place. The first time I saw a Facebook photo of this handsome kitty with a curious haircut, I felt compelled to hit “like” and to find out more about this inspiring cat. Show More Summary

ResQte Of The Week 2: Sproing Overload

Video created with Apple Final Cut Pro™ by Cuteporter KB, as well as this text which sums it all up quite well: “After months in the care of the California Wildlife Center in Malibu, California, five orphaned fawns enjoy their first moments back in the wild where they belong. Orphaned fawns are prevented from seeing […]

Cat-Rap Album "Meow the Jewels" Reaches Its Funding Goal

Further proof that cats can achieve absolutely anything happened last week when Meow The Jewels, the Kickstarter project to record the world's first hip-hop album made up of cat sounds and samples, became fully funded. Hurrah, indeed. All...Show More Summary

Meanwhile...south of the Massachusetts border...

I have not been able to blog about brumbying around with Lilly because I took a short trip to Florida! I made it, even if Delta airlines did attempt a tiny sabotage! USAir to the rescue! I love visiting Florida because they have cool...Show More Summary

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