Los Angeles-based artist and animator Lili Chin's personal project "Dogs of the World" features canines grouped by their areas of origin. Chin began the series in 2008 as a way to fund a local dog rescue called Boston Buddies. SinceShow More Summary
YouTuber Madi McGlone shares this video of their Great Dane playing along with a canine version of If You’re Happy and You Know It. The rest of its body doesn’t seem to agree with its tail though.
The students of the Ball State Journalism at the Fair project and the animal rescue site Helping Paws worked together to create an adorable slow motion compilation of the $1 canine smooches given by the dog kissing booth at the 2014 Indiana State Fair. via The Presurfer
The canine version of crossword puzzles and Sudoku.
Meet Jimmy Choo, a Bull Terrier whose adventures on Instagram are fast establishing him as the Internet's next breakout canine star. In tandem with his owner, Rafael Mantesso, Jimmy hams it up for the camera in front of a bunch of cartoon-ish backdrops, which cannily transport him into all manner of fanciful and smart situations. Show More Summary
If you’re happy and you know it wag your tail. A beautiful spotted Great Dane named Abby Doo wags her tail on cue while her human Madi McGlone sings to her a canine version of the children’s song “If You’re Happy and You Know It“. via Canine Distractions, Daily Picks and Flicks
Germans have long had plenty of choices when it comes to magazines catering to canine lovers. But one publisher thinks the time has finally come to throw the dog haters a bone.
In a continent where dogs are often regarded as food, a change in attitude is palpable as the science behind the healing powers of canine therapy is being embraced by animal lovers and doctors alike. "Friends or food..." has long been a slogan of those campaigning against eating dog. Show More Summary
When it comes to canines, there's always some room for debate: Which of these dogs is more stylish? Does it get any cuter than this Basset Hound playing with this little girl? Which Retriever is best, Labrador or Golden? But the following fact is not up for any kind of debate. Show More Summary
If Cuda the pit bull starred in a fairytale, she’d be called The Ugly Duckling dog. And if the afflicted rescue canine was a character in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, she’d be mistaken for a toy on the Island of Misfit Toys. However,...Show More Summary
Did watching 101 Dalmatians instill you with a burning desire to fill your home with dozens of monochrome puppies? A new study suggests that may often be the case. The research suggests that all those great canine characters in films have been a prominent influence on the popularity of a breed...
Dogs also suffer the consequences of a long road trip. Their legs get stiff, their backs hurt, and even their necks could use a good stretching. But if you have a dog, don't worry, just sit him on your lap and watch this ad for a super-efficient car with him. He might learn something—if he does, send us the video. Read more...
One of the most reproductively successful pandas in captivity is no longer stuck with a chipped tooth. On Wednesday, the San Diego Zoo's giant female panda Bai Yun underwent a procedure to fix a chipped lower canine tooth that could have seriously cut down her bamboo consumption, the Los Angeles...
Offbeat brides and grooms lurrvvv their canine companions. We've featured weddings with pooches as ringbearers and groomsmen, wedding invitations and programs, even cakes and table numbers. Of course, you're welcome to dig through our doggie archives (please do! You'll come back feeling awesome, promise). Show More Summary
Movies like "Lassie" and the original "101 Dalmatians" really influenced American viewers: They both made people adopt and purchase more dogs of the breed they featured. But while we're still a bit swayed by the stars of dog-centric films, a new study in PLOS ONE reports, we just aren't as in love with cinematic canines as we used to be. Read full article >>
The use of electronic shock collars as aids in dog training is, to put it mildly, controversial. Some are outraged that owners would subject their canine companions to electric shocks; others insist they're the only way to get their dogs to behave. What does science say? Let us break it down for you. Read more...
Ready to be inspired, pet lovers human beings around the world? In July, we posted photos of a two-legged dog named Turbo who jets around in a homemade wheelchair and is living his life to the fullest. Now, it’s time to meet a canine...Show More Summary
A dog in Oregon made the news after ingesting 43 socks — and surviving (Hey, at least it wasn't the owner's homework.) See also: You Can Now Strap a GoPro to Your Dog Elliott gets nostalgic about his own undergarment-eating canine in the newest episode of Mashable Minute Earlier this week, we told you about the gross side of food porn. Show More Summary
In Dumbarton, Scotland, the Overtoun Bridge has been the nexus of a strange rash of canine suicides. Yep, you heard me.For half a century, more than fifty dogs have hurled themselves from not only the same bridge, but the same spot on that bridge over a burn on the Overtoun estate. Show More Summary
Dogs have more coat color variations than you can count on both hands and both feet. Even polydactyly doesn't provide enough digits to comprehend the vast spectrum of dog fur patterns and hues. Brown alone goes by numerous names, depending on the breed of dog. Show More Summary