Posts tagged "dogs"

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 ... [but s]he wouldn't engage,"…

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

The Daily Squee: Watch A Poodle Protect His Baby Sister From The Evil Blow Dryer

I would have enjoyed this video if it were just a poodle and the baby. That's enough squeeness for me. But add a blow dryer to the mix and you've got all sorts of excitement, like fluff blowing in the wind and a poodle's protective instincts kicking in. [Daily Picks & Flicks]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 6, 2014

The Daily Squee: Meet Xander, The Blind Pug Who Became A Therapy Dog

Today in "Things That Make You Go Awwwww": the story of Xander, a little pug from Klamath Falls, Oregon, who lost his eyes in an accident at age 1. Xander was living at an animal shelter when he charmed his way into the hearts of two shelter volunteers, who couldn't resist taking him home and…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 3, 2014

Watch This: Man Makes Sweet Coming Out Video Through The Eyes Of His Dog

Ivan Cruz spent most of his life praying that one day he'd wake up and not be gay anymore. Instead, one day he woke up with a realization that was even more surprising: he felt ready to come out. After telling his mom, sister, and friends, he decided to make a video about his coming…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 31, 2014

The Daily Squee: Watch This Puppy Try To Rescue His Own Reflection

This pup has looked in the mirror for the first time and he is so confused about what he sees! It's almost as if he's worried about setting his "twin" free! I feel kind of bad for laughing at him, but there's really nothing cuter than a golden retriever puppy.  [Except a Lucca puppy. --

By: Claire Hannum / January 30, 2014

Prepare To Aww: It’s The 2014 Puppy Bowl Starting Lineup!

They're really stepping up their game for Puppy Bowl X. There won't be a mass wedding officiated by Queen Latifah (as far as I know), but there will be aerial coverage done by some sort of fluffy rodents, penguin cheerleaders and a half-time performance by Keyboard Cat! You can check out the in this gallery and…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 27, 2014

Dealbreaker: He Kicked My Dog

I walked into a posh, new restaurant in Alphabet City and asked a guy in a black suit (amidst other guys in ratty chinos and un-tucked oxford shirts) about my reservation. Like a gentleman, he laughed and explained in a sexy Aussie accent that he wore a suit because he was a sharp dresser, not…

By: Valerie Singer / January 23, 2014

Man Recreates Romantic Movie Scenes With A Dog, And It’s Not Quite As Creepy As It Sounds

It all started as a joke, as so many brilliant performance art projects do. Chris Naka thought it might be funny to recreate a romantic movie scene with his boss' dog, Wrigley, and snap a photo to entertain his coworkers. Who could have guessed that Naka and Wrigley would have such amazing chemistry that the…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 4, 2014

The Daily Squee: Dog Reacts To Seeing Deployed Soldier Owner On Skype For The First Time

As much as we love videos of dogs being reunited with their owners returning from a deployment, sometimes a simple screen shot is all you need. Airman Justin Jones captured the moment that his dog Kiba first saw his face on Skype after he was deployed in 2011. And the best part? Justin and Kiba…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 3, 2014

Dog Vogue Is The Fashion Magazine I’ve Been Waiting For

Vogue never fails to make me feel fat, poor, wrinkled, and frumpy. Dog Vogue, on the other hand, makes me feel like doing a happy dance. Dog Vogue was created by photographer Sophie Gamand, who had "acclaimed pet couturier" (yes, that's a thing) Anthony Rubio dress a group of chihuahua models in couture outfits and…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 2, 2014

Warning: Justin Bieber Bought A Bulldog Puppy

Normally when a celebrity adopts an animal (or, um, child) we are happy knowing they have now entered Fat City. Except, that is, when the adoptive parent is Justin Bieber. We have only just gotten over his irresponsible and inhumane treatment of his pet monkey and his pet hamster, both of which he abandoned. Well,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 28, 2013

A New Documentary Explores The World Of Extreme Dog Grooming

You've probably seen pictures from the Creative Pet Grooming World Championships, that takes place annually in Hershey, PA, and thought, A dog that's styled to look like a Muppet? MORE PLEASE! Well, that's what I thought. You might have been disturbed by these insanely groomed dogs, which would also be a natural reaction. Coming next…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 27, 2013

It’s Time To Cry: Blind Man Falls On NYC Subway Tracks, His Service Dog Jumps Down After Him

There is one nightmare that every New Yorker is terrified of experiencing: falling (or getting pushed) onto the subway tracks. For Cecil Williams, 61, that nightmare became a reality on Tuesday when he fainted while standing on the 125th street platform and fell down onto the tracks. But, see, Cecil Williams is blind. So right…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 18, 2013
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