Posts tagged "dogs"

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…

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 accompanies Nelson on stage,…

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 with you. Please note, while I am totally obsessed with both my dog

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. [TMZThe Hollywood Gossip]…

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, and…

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 petsThe Sidekick Series, a webseries that features adopted pets and their owners, will melt you at the seams. The videos aim to encourage animal adoption by showing what wonderful companions rescue pets can make.

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 new home.

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” is just 20 dogs,…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 13, 2014

Photographer’s “Why We Rescue” Project Champions Pet Adoption With Moving Photographs And Stories

Adopting my dog Lucca from a shelter nearly eight years ago is, hands down, the best and most gratifying decision I’ve ever made. While I would never suggest that the love I feel for Lucca is greater because of it, I do think the experience of rescuing a dog, rather than buying from a breeder…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 5, 2014

Celebrity Selfies Are So Much Better With Puppies In Them

Frivolous celeb selfies might actually do some good in the world, if Dallas Pets Alive (DPA) has anything to say about it. The nonprofit aims to make no-kill shelters the norm in Dallas, TX, and to find homes for rescue dogs. Their oh-so-brilliant marketing geniuses have gotten into the habit of #muttbombing, or reposting celebs’…

By: Claire Hannum / February 26, 2014

In Case You Were Wondering, Pit Bulls Look Adorable In A Photo Booth

Meet Bumper and Willis, two rescue pit bulls, take nicely to photo booths. When they sat in from of photographer Lynn Terry’s camera, they knew exactly how to pose.

Bumper, the pup on the right, “came from a not-so-great area of St. Louis,” and a “gentleman tried to fight her …

By: Claire Hannum / February 25, 2014

Swoon: US Olympic Skier Gus Kenworthy Is Rescuing Stray Dogs In Sochi

Ladies and gentlemen, meet your new favorite Olympic athlete: Gus Kenworthy. Not only is the 22-year-old skier super talented on the slopes (and in possession of a pair of adorable pink cheeks that I kind of want to pinch — does that make me old?), he’s also a lifelong animal lover who has been using…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 14, 2014
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