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How to adopt the perfect rescue dog

So you're a dog person — or you'd like to be one. And it's time to add a new canine companion to your life. You could certainly contact a reputable breeder and arrange to purchase a puppy. Many happy human/dog relationships start this way. Show More Summary

German Shepherd Gets Down To Flo-Rida's 'Low' - VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

They say timing is everything. And this German Shepherd has it in spades. Get your day off on the right foot, or ear, and watch this canine get down "Low" to Flo Rida, AFTER THE JUMP...

Best in Show? What’s the top data dog?

If you look at the numbers on intelligence, longevity, congenital ailments and so on, which canine comes out as top data-dog? We visualise the result, in this excerpt from my book, Knowledge is Beautiful rendered by VizSweet. » See the graphic » Check out the data » Order: Amazon US or Barnes & Noble | [...]

Mimics do not substitute for the 'real thing' for bomb-sniffing dogs

Canines trained on pseudo-explosives could not reliably identify the genuine article (and vice versa). When it comes to teaching dogs how to sniff out explosives, there’s nothing quite like the real thing to make sure they’re trained right.

Saving Zeus: Family With Wheelchair Bound Daughter Fights To Save Pit Bull From Pit Bull, Rottweiler Ban

The fight over whether or not pit bulls are inherently vicious, dangerous animals or perfectly friendly family oriented pets that are potentially as loving, if not more so, than any other member of the canine community, has been raging...Show More Summary

John O'Hurley returns to host National Dog Show

John O’Hurley and canine expert David Frei will return for their 13th year as co-hosts of the National Dog Show.

The Tom Bihn Citizen Canine bag — a treat for dog owners

6 days agoTechnology : KnowIT

If you have, or walk, a dog the Tom Bihn Citizen Canine bag is a very handy accessory.

Concept Art Writing Prompt: Dogs In Spaaaaaaaaaaaace!

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We've had a couple of macabre Concept Art Writing Prompts lately, so this week, we're doing something on the lighter side. Can you come up with a story about these space-faring canines? If so, share it with us here. Read more...

A Golden Retriever Has His Priorities

last weekOdd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) This canine race course in Finland is designed to test a dog’s obedience, concentration, and speed. First, we see a couple of dogs show us how it’s supposed to be done. Then the Golden Retriever gives it his best shot....Show More Summary

Meet Muttley Cyrus, the World's Newest Canine Pop Star

Meet Muttley Cyrus, the latest dog on the scene with ambitions of becoming an Internet superstar. Named for pop singer Miley Cyrus, her idol, this Miniature Dachshund records and releases songs, dresses up in her spectacular array of wigs, and claims to have a closet of more than 300 different outfits. Show More Summary

What Happens When Your Office Gets Taken Over by Dog Boss

What Happens When Your Office Gets Ta... Funny or Die celebrates "Let a Dog Be Your Boss Month" Submitted by: mikescollins Regular Keywords: dog puppy cute canine boss work employee hr harrassment funny or die office office humor Views: 37

There's a Dog in This Story, So More People Will Pay Attention to It

A recent study found that current events featuring canines are more likely to get coverage.

Jaw Function in Smilodon fatalis

Jaw Function in Smilodon fatalis: A Reevaluation of the Canine Shear-Bite and a Proposal for a New Forelimb-Powered Class 1 Lever Model Author:BrownAbstract:The jaw function of Smilodon fatalis has long been a source of debate. Although...Show More Summary

Postal Service dog bites: Where does your city rank?

We always love a good dog-bites-man story, especially when it directly concerns federal workers. But somehow we missed the release of some key facts this year about canine attacks. The American Veterinary Medical Association, the American...Show More Summary

Movie Review: The desperate Dumb And Dumber To recycles the jokes of its predecessor

The best gag in Dumb And Dumber To arrives around the midway mark, when aging idiots Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) have an unexpected blast from the past. There in front of them, in all its ragged canine glory, is the ’84 sheepdog they traded, straight up, on their 1994 odyssey to Aspen. Show More Summary

Series "Freestyle" Catches Pups in Mid Jump

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

German photographer Julia Christe's series "Freestyle" captures dogs in mid-air while jumping. The result is these adorable photographs of the various canines, agog, legs jumbled and hair flying. If only my dogs had been included in the series; my inability to get them to stop jumping on people could have finally paid off. Show More Summary

Effectiveness of innovative gene therapy treatment demonstrated in canine model of DMD

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common neuromuscular disease of children (affecting 1 boy in 3500-5000 births). It is caused by a genetic defect in the DMD gene residing on the X chromosome, which results in the absence of the dystrophin protein essential to the proper functioning of muscles. read more

Dogs Fetches Ball, Returns to Find Owner Home from Deployment

We apologize for being a day late with this video. It clearly should have gone live on Veterans Day. But we think you'll forgive us once you actually watch the footage, which features a canine playing what he presumes to be a regular...Show More Summary

Kaley Cuoco Praises Her Pup, Gives Props to Canine Veterans

If there's one thing you need to know about Kaley Cuoco, it's that she's extremely rich. For real, Kaley just signed a $90 million contract for three years of work; that Ryan Sweeting is a lucky dude. Of course, if there's a second thing...Show More Summary

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