Category:
Dogs

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

Bus Driver Asks Kids If He Should Hit Dog, Then Does

January 1994: A school bus driver in Port Washington, Wisconsin insisted he was only joking when he shouted out "Should I hit the dog?" seconds before he hit a dog on the road. The animal belonged to two of the children on the bus. It often came up to the road to meet them. The driver, who later resigned, blamed the accident on icy conditions.

The Journal Times - Feb 4, 1994



Posted By: Alex - Wed Feb 03, 2016 - Comments (2)
Category: Accidents, Animals, Dogs, 1990s

Tanuki

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The adorable little guy above is not what you may think. He's a Tanuki, a raccoon dog. They are indigenous to Japan and while they are a bit different than other canines they are still in that family. They exist in the wild, but are also kept as pets like the one in the story at the link. I'd have sworn the little guy was an actual raccoon.

Posted By: patty - Tue Jan 26, 2016 - Comments (9)
Category: Animals, Dogs, Asia

All Aboard The Doggy Train


Those dogs are lucky to have such great humans taking care of them!

Posted By: patty - Fri Oct 02, 2015 - Comments (1)
Category: Animals, Elderly and Seniors, Engineering and Construction, Dogs

Charlie meets the ice cream truck

Oh, Charlie!

Posted By: Alex - Tue Aug 04, 2015 - Comments (5)
Category: Video, Dogs

The Woof Washer

Not only cleans your dog, but also apparently gets them to stand still.

Posted By: Alex - Tue Jun 30, 2015 - Comments (6)
Category: Inventions, Products, Dogs

Judy the Dog:  Only Canine POW of WWII

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Judy the dog survived internment in a Japanese POW camp. Her story is told in No Better Friend (see sidebar).

Posted By: Paul - Thu May 21, 2015 - Comments (3)
Category: War, Dogs, 1940s, South Pacific

Dog gunit

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A few days ago a Veterinarian removed over a dozen live .308 caliber rounds from a dog's stomach.

http://abcnews.go.com/Weird/wireStory/arkansas-veterinarian-operates-dog-ate-23-bullets-30896359

Posted By: BrokeDad - Mon May 11, 2015 - Comments (6)
Category: Animals, Guns, Dogs

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