Tag Archives: dogs

Patty Hearst’s Dog Wins At Westminster

Hearst’s pooch won best of breed for the toy group and will compete in the finals tonight. The dog is named Rocket, not Tania as one might hope.

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GoDaddy Yanks Super Bowl “Puppy” Ad

Via USA Today: GoDaddy announced Tuesday night that it would be pulling a planned Super Bowl ad titled “Journey Home” from the game and replacing it with another commercial after viewers were outraged. In the ad, a puppy named Buddy falls out of the back of a truck and is separated from his family, but manages to travel through harsh …

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PETA Slams Back At Palin

From PETA’s website: PETA simply believes that people shouldn’t step on dogs, and judging by the reaction that we’ve seen to Sarah Palin’s Instagram photo, we’re far from alone in that belief. Palin’s Facebook response shows us that she knows PETA about as well as she knows geography. Yes, we campaign against the Iditarod because when the dogs aren’t being …

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Headline Of The Day

Details. Palin’s Facebook post.

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From Chris Meloni’s Facebook Page

(Via Towleroad)

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Paging Keith Ablow…

(Tipped by JMG reader Eric)

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Stray Pride

JMG reader Stray Kat tips us that Sacramento’s Front Street Animal Shelter will have a booth at today’s gay pride festival.

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Headline Of The Day

Is it too early for popcorn? Details.

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Walking Dogs With Drones

But what happens when the dog sees a squirrel?

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Cat Saves Child From Dog

Not the usual post for me, but the video is something. Via ABC News in Bakersfield, California: A cat came to her best friend’s rescue Tuesday when the young boy was attacked in his driveway in Southwest Bakersfield. The surveillance video shows the boy playing on his bicycle when a dog sneaks up behind him and grabs his leg. The …

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Headline Of The Day

According to readers of Daily Caller, this happened because gays. And Obama.

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Westminster’s 2014 Best In Show

A wire fox terrier named Sky won last night’s 138th annual Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. This was Sky’s 129th best in show ribbon overall — she became a Triple Crown winner in dogdom, too, having previously taken the National Dog Show and the top AKC event. A wire fox terrier has won 14 times at the nation’s …

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Teabaggers Attack Photo Of WH Dogs

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Sochi Officials Are Killing Stray Dogs

City leaders of Sochi are rounding up stray dogs and killing them in advance of the Olympics. Via the Associated Press: Alexei Sorokin, director general of pest control firm Basya Services, said his company is involved in what he described as the “catching and disposing” of dogs. Sorokin refused to specify whether they shoot or poison dogs or say where …

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Top Dog

I came across this ad in the local bar rag, Odyssey.

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New Puppy For The Obama Family

This is how the story is told on the wingnut Daily Caller: It’s a dog named “Sunny.” Apparently it’s a girl and it was born in 2012 in Michigan, where the unemployment rate was 8.8 percent last month. It is the Obamas’ second dog, after “Bo.” A Portuguese Water Dog can range in cost wildly. On average, one will pay …

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Quote Of The Day – American Kennel Club

“On behalf of the American Kennel Club, our member clubs, and the American purebred dog fancy, we urge you to move the 2016 World Dog Show from Russia to a nation that respects and upholds human rights for all its citizens. The international dog community deserves to enjoy the World Dog Show in a place that stands for freedom and …

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Open Thread Thursday

Annual pet photo roundup. Let’s see ’em.

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LAUNCHED: Pet Food Stamps

A New York-based non-profit has launched a program they are calling Pet Food Stamps, which will ship pet food to impoverished families who might otherwise be forced to surrender furry family members to animal shelters, or worse, release them to fend for themselves on the streets. In order to qualify for the program, pet owners must document that they are …

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Ewok Wins Westminster 2013

His name is Banana Joe. Details.

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