Posts tagged "dogs"

Oh, But The Sweet, Perfect, Simple Wisdom Of A Dog!

Nat Johnson's new song, "Dog," is a sweet ode to how lovely it is to have a dog, inspired by all the happy dogwalkers she saw in the park near her home. The just-released music video is a beautiful animation that perfectly illustrates the song's central theme: dogs can teach us so…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 9, 2014

Watch Pomeranian Gentleman Norman Teach You How To Tie A Tie

Meet Gentleman Norman, an elder pomeranian who's here to teach you about the finer points of male etiquette. Norman knows a thing or two about how to be a proper man -- in fact, he's even published a book about it -- so you can definitely trust his advice…
By: Claire Hannum / May 1, 2014

The Daily Squee: Dogs Try To Make Friends With Cats

We all know what happens when we try to get too emotionally close to our cats. Imagine how confusing it must be for the dogs who try to make friends with them! When these pups try to be nice to cats, they're met with annoyance at best, and scratches at worst. We understand, dudes. Oh,…
By: Claire Hannum / April 26, 2014

I Want To Go To There: Dog Bark Park, A B&B Shaped Like A Giant Beagle

I've always been a little jealous of movie characters who get to spend any amount of time in a comically large animal's stomach. When Pinocchio got swallowed by that whale, I was like, "Damn, that looks so cozy in there! I would never leave." I never thought I'd get to live out my weird fantasy,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 23, 2014

Awesome #NotABully Photo Series Aims To Change Public Opinion On Pit Bulls

The general public is slowly coming around to the idea that pit bulls and other "bully breeds" are not the violent, aggressive, killing machines that they've been made out to be for so long. However, the tide isn't turning quickly enough for the thousands of sweet bully dogs who are languishing in shelters, passed over…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 22, 2014

Terminally Ill Woman Needs A New Home For Her Beloved Dog

Patricia Cudd, a Colorado woman, has been living in a motel room with her dog Sherlock for the past several years. However, her time there is coming to an end - Cudd has Stage 4 breast cancer and doctors have told her she only has a few months left to live. She tearfully told 9News,…
By: Claire Hannum / April 19, 2014

Bam Bam The French Bulldog Hates Bedtime

Meet Bam Bam, a noisy little puppy who does not like bedtime. He tries to resist, but he's just too tired to keep his little puppy eyes open. Who knew a toddler could be trapped in the body of a French bulldog? [Laughing Squid]…
By: Claire Hannum / April 17, 2014

Willie Nelson’s Stolen Armadillo & 6 Other Celeb Pet Kidnappings

The country music world was rocked last week when news broke that Willie Nelson's famous armadillo mascot had been stolen. The iconic stuffed animal (I had to read the story, like, six times to figure out it wasn't a real, live armadillo and must admit I was a bit disappointed), which always accompanie…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 9, 2014

Just A Man And His Dog, Chillaxin’ In The Bathtub

I have a new addition for my Forever Laugh file! This photo has been cracking me up ever since I saw it on DListed the other day. Given that it inspired multi-days-long LULZ for me, I thought it best to share it…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 5, 2014

Here’s An Amazing Photo Of A Hand-Holding Dog

Shout out to my friend Alissa, who snapped this photo yesterday in New York City. This dog is so, so, so chill. He ain't in a rush to cross the street. Whatever. He's got hands to hold, paws to cross, and a cute little butt to sit back on. This dog thinks he's more human than eve…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 2, 2014

Alanis Morissette May Or May Not Have Been The Victim Of A Dognapping

Alanis Morrisette claims a housekeeper that she fired is holding her pet dog, Circus, hostage and refusing to give him back unless she gets cash money. The housekeeper claims Alanis and her hubby abandoned the dog. Just give the stupid dog back! Stealing other people's pets is not cool. [TMZ, The Hollywood…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 1, 2014

Cute Puppy’s Tongue Slobbers All Over Cute Baby’s Face

Not much is rough about being a cute baby ... except when the family pets want to lick your face. And lick your face. And lick your face some more. This poor kiddo is not feeling it, but people off-camera (Mom and Dad, perhaps) keep coaching the bulldog puppy to go to town. Don't think…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 1, 2014

Blind Couple Marries After Their Guide Dogs Become Inseparable

Prepare the Kleenex, for this is maybe the cutest story ever. Back in 2012, Claire Johnson and Mark Gaffey, who are both blind, met after they each signed up to be paired with seeing-eye companions at a guide dog training program in the UK. For two weeks, they worked extensively with their Labrador retrievers, Venice and Rodd,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 27, 2014

The American Beagle Outfitters Dog Line Is The Cutest Thing You’ve Ever Seen

American Eagle Outfitters has developed the "first-ever matching clothing line for dogs and their owners" and while we would normally roll our eyes at any attempts to dress like your dog, we are genuinely smitten. "American Beagle Outfitters" (HAHA) released a lookbook featuring pups of all breeds decked out in AEO gear and it i…
By: Claire Hannum / March 25, 2014

The Daily Squee: Dogs Confused By Magic

Some call it animal abuse, others call it MAGIC. Either way, the confused pups in this video by magician Jose Ahonen have no idea where their treats went. Where are the treats?!?! [YouTube]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 24, 2014

A Man Bought A Dog This Weekend That Cost More Than Your House

A Chinese businessman (not the man pictured above, however) broke records this weekend when he bought a puppy for almost $2 million — more than anyone has ever paid for a pet dog. What the hell is this costly canine? A 200-pound Tibetan Mastiff, who will grow up to look something like a giant fluffy…
By: Claire Hannum / March 20, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Web Series About Adopted Pets And Their Humans Will Melt Your Heart

We here at The Frisky love animals of any kind, but we have a special place in our heart for adopted pets. The Sidekick Series, a webseries that features adopted pets and their owners, will melt you at the…
By: Claire Hannum / March 19, 2014

The Daily Squee: Sophie The Bulldog Puppy Gleefully Rolls Down A Hill

Sophie the English bulldog puppy has a total grasp on the "roll over" command ... and like the Energizer Bunny, she just keeps going and going and going. Wow, I wish I was as exited about anything as she is to roll down a green, grassy hill. Roll on, Soph! [YouTube]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 18, 2014

The Daily Squee: Olympian Gus Kenworthy Finally Brings Home His Rescued Sochi Puppies

Freestyle skiier Gus Kenworthy rescuing a litter of stray puppies off the streets of Sochi was one of our favorite stories to come out of this year's Winter Olympics. And now, after a ton of red tape, bureaucratic wrangling, uncertainty, and a little bit of tragedy, those puppies have finally arrived at their…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 14, 2014

“First Sniff:” A Parody Of That Strangers Kissing Video, But With Dogs

That very moving video of 20 strangers kissing for the first time turned out to be a clothing ad, and the kissers turned out to actors and models. I can absolutely guarantee that this parody video made by the website Mother London contains no ulterior motives or hidden agendas. "First Sniff"…
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 13, 2014
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