Posts tagged "dogs"

It’s Time To Cry: This Dog Saved His Owner From A House Fire

Nick Lamb, an Indianapolis teen, was home alone and fast asleep last Wednesday when a fire broke out in his house. Nick is deaf and wears cochlear implants, but he’d taken them out to sleep, making it impossible for him to hear the loud popping sounds the fire was making throughout the house. Ace, the…

Claire Hannum / July 20, 2014

Watch These Dogs In Wheelchairs Gleefully Chase A Stick

Whatever life may have thrown their way, these doggies are happy as can be, barking away and playing catch with a stick. My little pet-loving heart can barely take it. Go dogs, go! [Jezebel]…

Claire Hannum / July 19, 2014

Study Finds That Owning A Dog Makes You Act 10 Years Younger

In case we didn’t have enough reasons already to love the dogs in our lives [Hi Lucca! — Amelia], science has found that dog owners’ physical activity is the equivalent to someone roughly 10 years younger. A study published in the journal Preventative Medicine took a look at the lives of 547 elderly people (their average age…

Claire Hannum / July 17, 2014

The Daily Squee: Golden Retriever Puppy Comforts A Grown-Up Dog Having A Nightmare

I’ve seen a lot of cute puppy videos in my day, but this one is especially sweet. A compassionate golden retriever pup can’t bear to see her older pal have a nightmare, so she comforts him in his sleep. The poor thing probably doesn’t even realize he’s just dreaming. BRB, melting into a million pieces. [TIME]…

Claire Hannum / July 13, 2014

Watch This Beagle Freak Out When He Receives 100 Bouncy Balls For His Birthday

Maymo the lemon beagle had a birthday, and his humans treated him to 100 bouncy balls as a gift. One ball would have been exciting enough, but one hundred!!?  What more could a dog dream of? Maymo is so excited that he tires himself out and we don’t blame him. [Gawker]…

Claire Hannum / June 30, 2014

Watch This Sheltie Dog Cheat On His Treadmill Workout

I never thought watching a dog’s little feet booking it on a treadmill would be so endearing to watch. This Sheltie has found himself a creative way to cheat on his exercise, and judging from the look on his face, he’s pretty proud of it! [Tastefully Offensive]…

Claire Hannum / June 29, 2014

Curious Puppy Gets Head Stuck In Tire Rim, Thankfully Freed By Firefighters Armed With Cooking Oil

Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it’s not working out so well for this puppy either. After the dog — who looks to be some sort of extra kissable pit bull — got his adorable head stuck in the center of a tire rim, his owners brought him (and the tire) to the local…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 24, 2014

Behold, The Pugs Of Westeros!

Phillip and Sue Lauer have (at least) two big passions in life: their pugs Roxy, Blue and Bono, and the book/TV series “Game of Thrones.” Naturally, like any decent dog-obsessed nerds with a lot of time of their hands, they’ve meticulously recreated the HBO show with their pups playing the various characters, including Jon Snow,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 24, 2014

Good News: Baxter, The Shiba Inu Who Was Sold On Craigslist By A Deployed Soldier’s GF, Is Headed Home!

Money — and social media pressure — talks! The family who bought a deployed soldier’s dog on Craigslist — without his knowledge — has agreed to return the Shiba Inu named Baxter to the family of his rightful owner. Friends and family of Colorado Army Specialist Robert “Robby” Gabbert say that after mounting social media…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 22, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Girlfriend Sells Deployed Soldier’s Dog On Craigslist, New Owners Refuse To Give Him Back

As a dog owner — though I really think of myself as a mother to a beautiful dog daughter — this story just breaks my heart. Imagine going out of town and returning to discover that someone you trusted to take care of your beloved pet while you were gone had actually sold that beloved pet instead. That’…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 18, 2014

The Daily Squee: Boston Terrier Puppy Tries Peanut Butter For The First Time!

What is it about Boston terriers that makes them so damn cute? Bosco the puppy would be fun to hang out with even if he wasn’t having his very first taste of peanut butter alongside his dog buddy Riley. But his utter and complete glee makes him that much more adorable. I get it, Bosco — nothing&#8217…

Claire Hannum / June 18, 2014

This Is The Story Of A Dog Named Pig

Guys, this is Pig. Pig is a dog and she makes my heart do somersaults. She’s from Alabama and is the belle of the ball, aka Birmingham’s annual Do Dah Day pet parade. As you probably noticed, Pig is a little unusual looking for a dog and captures the attention of everyone who meets her.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 8, 2014

The Daily Squee: This Puppy Hates Mornings As Much As We Do

Thor, a Great Dane puppy, is supposed to wake up at 3:30 in the morning to go to work with his human. He sounds just like we did, oh, every single morning of high school. Can you really blame him for wanting to stay in bed? It’s okay, Thor. Lots of humans act the same way…

Claire Hannum / June 5, 2014

Now You Can Adopt Puppies Through A Catalog (Sort Of)

Not even Peggy Olsen could have come up with an advertising plan like this: how could anyone resist thinking about rescuing a homeless pet when their cute faces are planted right into a catalog? Green Wood Animal Shelter in London teamed up with British company Furniture Village put together an online brochure that includes the additio…

Claire Hannum / June 3, 2014

How Excited Are You For Summer Road Trips?

Are you as excited as this little puppy? Didn’t think so! Someone get me a dog and a car, there are road trip adventures to be had! [22 Words]…

Claire Hannum / May 20, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Rescued Beagles Have The Freedom To Run For The First Time

I am so glad I worked from home today and am not wearing my meticulously applied black liquid eyeliner, because it would be completely ruined and streaming halfway down my face after watching this video. The Beagle Freedom Project is dedicated to rescuing the adorable breed from a life spent in cages as test subject…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 13, 2014

Watch These Smiley Dogs Jamming To Pharrell’s “Happy”

I have seen a lot of animal videos in my time on this earth, but none of them have made me smile bigger than these dogs frolicking around in time with Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” Didga the skateboarding cat even makes an appearance amongst all the canines. Pharrell should have put more overjoyed puppies in his original music…

Claire Hannum / May 11, 2014

Would You Feed And Talk To Your Pets Via Remote Control?

Another addition to the “high-tech kitty feeder” canon has come onto the scene, and it allows you to watch, listen to and chat with your pets long-distance via wifi. When inventor Ken Powers couldn’t find a reliable product online to feed his two cats while he was away, he decided to create his own. Enter…

Claire Hannum / May 10, 2014

The Daily Squee: Tiny Puppy Sneaks Through A Doorway

This tiny puppy is on a mission. No matter how his humans try to keep him safely on the other side of their door, he finds his way through. You did it, buddy! We believed in you!  [YouTube]…

Claire Hannum / May 10, 2014

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 much. My favorite…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 9, 2014
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