Category:
Dogs

The Artist’s Dream

The quality of the film is less than perfect, but I think it's still enjoyable--and weird!

Posted By: Paul - Tue May 17, 2022 - Comments (2)
Category: Dreams and Nightmares, Cartoons, Dogs, 1910s

Nipper Runs Amok!

Harder than you might imagine to get Nipper to respond correctly to His Master's Voice.



Posted By: Paul - Sun May 08, 2022 - Comments (0)
Category: Technology, Advertising, Dogs, 1900s

Dud Leaves Home

Posted By: Paul - Sun Apr 03, 2022 - Comments (0)
Category: Children, Cartoons, Dogs, 1910s, Love & Romance

Artwork Khrushchev Probably Would Not Have Liked 42

This series has suddenly become topical!



Posted By: Paul - Thu Feb 24, 2022 - Comments (1)
Category: Art, Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Dogs, 1930s, 1940s

Mystery Gadget 100

What's happening with these poor doggos?

The answer is here.

Or after the jump.



More in extended >>

Posted By: Paul - Fri Feb 11, 2022 - Comments (0)
Category: Science, Dogs, 1930s

Follies of the Madmen #525

Posted By: Paul - Wed Feb 02, 2022 - Comments (0)
Category: Sports, Advertising, Junk Food, Dogs, Asia

A Wild Man of Alabama

Society does not tolerate outsiders and hermits very well.

Source: The True Democrat (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)16 Mar 1853, Wed Page 2



Posted By: Paul - Fri Jan 07, 2022 - Comments (5)
Category: Regionalism, Vigilante Justice, Hermits, Dogs, Nineteenth Century

Dog’s View




From the commercial's own Wikipedia page:

It was one of several ONDCP PSAs shown to increase cannabis consumption in teens.


Posted By: Paul - Fri Dec 10, 2021 - Comments (5)
Category: Drugs, PSA’s, Teenagers, Dogs, Twenty-first Century

Going to the Dogs

The 1986 play "Going to the Dogs" is the only play ever to have featured an all-dog cast. You can watch most of it on YouTube, if you can tolerate watching barking dogs. Parts 1-3 below, but there's 7 parts in total.

More info: wikipedia

Des Moines Register - Sep 21, 1986







Posted By: Alex - Wed Nov 03, 2021 - Comments (4)
Category: Theater and Stage, Dogs, 1980s

Pseudo Corpse Scent

The Sigma-Aldrich Corporation sells a variety of scents including: Pseudo Corpse I (that smells like a body less than 30 days old), Pseudo Corpse II (that mimics the dry-rot scent cadavers attain after a month), and Pseudo Drowned Victim.

The scents are intended to be used for training rescue dogs, but I suppose they could also be used to enhance a Halloween costume.

Their product literature offers the following info about training dogs to find a corpse:

Canine reaction to a body can vary widely. The general categories of behavior are:

1 . Enthusiasm - the dog does not hesitate to approach the body. It may attempt to elicit a response from or urinate on the victim.

2. Cautious Interest - the dog slows its search, may become nervous and raise its hackles, but with encouragement, will approach the victim.

3. Avoidance - the dog will not approach the scent source and may actually attempt to leave the area. This behavior may become evident some distance from the body as the dog enters the scent cone.

image source: EliteK9.com



More info: Discover magazine

Posted By: Alex - Sat Jul 24, 2021 - Comments (3)
Category: Death, Dogs, Perfume and Cologne and Other Scents

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