Category:
Dogs

Coffee For Dogs

Nordic entrepreneur Jakutyte is trying to launch a new product on Kickstarter. It's coffee for dogs. Or, as she's calling it, "Rooffee." She came up with that name, she said, by combining the words roots and coffee. (Surprised me it wasn't Wroof and coffee... but that would be Wrooffee.) She swears she didn't know there's a date-rape drug called roofies. She's posted an update on her Kickstarter page saying she's gonna change the name... but hasn't decided to what yet.

Her coffee for dogs doesn't actually contain any coffee. She says it's "a coffee type of drink made from Nordic wild roots containing no agricultural chemicals or pesticides, no caffeine, and no other nonsense." So it's actually brown liquid for dogs.





via buzzfeed

Posted By: Alex - Fri Nov 03, 2017 - Comments (4)
Category: Coffee and other Legal Stimulants, Dogs

Wild and Wonderful




From the Wikipedia entry:



Dick Vosburgh of The Independent commented, "Critics found it hard to accept that it had taken six writers to fashion the wafer-thin tale of a jazz flautist whose marriage to a French film star is threatened by the jealous tricks of Monsieur Cognac, her neurotic, alcoholic French poodle."[5] In his obituary for Tony Curtis in 2010, Dave Kehr dismissed the film as "disastrous," noting that Curtis was rebuilding his reputation after an earlier affair with Kaufmann, his co-star in Wild and Wonderful, and subsequent divorce from Janet Leigh.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Oct 03, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Fey, Twee, Whimsical, Naive and Sadsack, Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Movies, Dogs, 1960s

Follies of the Madmen #327



Dogs appreciate fresh breath.



Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Oct 02, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Hygiene, Dogs, 1930s

Collie Nose

Generally, one should not scribble on one's dog with a black felt tip pen, nor tattoo the animal. However...





Posted By: Paul - Mon Apr 03, 2017 - Comments (1)
Category: Medicine, Dogs, Tattoos

Envy



Wikipedia page says:

Envy received generally negative reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 8% based on 117 reviews with an average rating of 3.1/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Jack Black and Ben Stiller fail to wring laughs from a script that's essentially one extended poop joke."[3] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 31 out of 100 based on 30 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".[4] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "D" on an A+ to F scale.[5]

The film had been shot almost two years before its release, and was in danger of going straight-to-video in the US due to poor audience response during test screenings. It was only due to the success of 2003's School of Rock starring Jack Black that it finally got a theatrical release. Nevertheless, the film performed poorly in US theaters, so much so that it was released straight-to-video in several European countries and Australia.[6]

The film was nominated for a Razzie Award for Worst Actor (Stiller), but lost to Fahrenheit 9/11 (George W. Bush). At the 2004 Cannes Film Festival, during a press conference for Shark Tale (2004), both Black and DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg publicly apologized for Envy.[6]


Posted By: Paul - Sun Jan 08, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Movies, Scatology, Dogs, Twenty-first Century

Let the Dog Drive






Original story here.




Original story here.

From THE NEW YORK TIMES for November 7, 1916.


Posted By: Paul - Tue Dec 20, 2016 - Comments (5)
Category: Dogs, 1910s, Cars

Jumpy the Dog Artist

I recently posted about DogVinci the Dog Artist, but I think Jumpy is actually a better artist.

Jumpy's owner is dog trainer Omar von Muller.



Posted By: Alex - Mon Apr 11, 2016 - Comments (7)
Category: Art, Dogs

Mystery Gadget 35

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Electronics + dog = ???

Answer is here.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Apr 02, 2016 - Comments (9)
Category: Technology, Dogs, 1950s

The Dogs’ Dinner at Newport

One of the more infamous excesses of the Gilded Age at Newport, Rhode Island, was the "Dogs' Dinner."

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Original article here.

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Original page here.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Apr 01, 2016 - Comments (6)
Category: Excess, Overkill, Hyperbole and Too Much Is Not Enough, Dogs, 1900s

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