Tag Archives: dogs

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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Blowhard Bill Donohue: Why Is There No Mercy For Heterosexual Dogs?

“This week in Tennessee a dog was rescued from being euthanized (one news outlet said he was being spared ‘the Gas Chamber’) because the condition driving the dog’s death was his alleged homosexuality (the owner was ticked when he saw his Fido hunch another male dog). For reasons that appear entirely reasonable, the gal who rescued the dog named him …

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REPORT: “Gay Dog” Sent To The Pound

According to a claim that went viral on Facebook yesterday, the above forlorn puppy was abandoned at a Jackson, Tennessee animal shelter because his owner believed him to be gay.  The only mention of this story that I can find (outside of thousands of Facebook shares) is from a blog post on Examiner.com. According to the prior owner, the dog …

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Cat Friend Vs Dog Friend

Yup.

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Morning View – Doggupy Union Square

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Scientific Proof: Cats Are Better Than Dogs

Even dog lovers will enjoy this.

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Photo Of The Day

Tonight Charlotte’s airport was full of law enforcement teams returning to their home cities with their dogs. This cop was quietly reading out loud to his dog, who pretended to be fascinated by the Navy SEAL alleged Bin Laden raid tell-all, No Easy Day, whose author may be headed to federal prison for revealing classified information. All five of the …

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The Pet Party: Vote To Adopt

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Devo – Don’t Roof Rack Me, Bro!

Devo has teamed up with Dogs Against Romney for a new song ripping the GOP candidate for his infamous Seamus incident. Band member Jerry Casale: “It’s disconcerting,” he said. “I could even say that I’m pissed off. I am an animal lover. This story is not about being from a red or blue state, being a Democrat or Republican. There …

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A Message From Seamus Romney

(Via Andrew Belonsky)

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Pawdele – Rolling In The Deep

I’m pretty sure this is an ad for something, but it’s worthwhile for its production values and shot-for-shot takes on the original.

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Dogs In Cars

Source.

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Romney: Registered Pet Offender

While the #ObamaEatsDogs meme continues to rage on Twitter, Dogs Against Romney issues a video that asks: “Should we have a president who isn’t even qualified to adopt a pet?”

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Morning View – Yoghund

The pet store up the street sells yoghurt for dogs.

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“Not A Cat” Wins Westminster Dog Show

A tiny Pekingese named Malachy bested 185 other breeds to take the top Westminster prize at Madison Square Garden yesterday. “He’s a super dog who had a stupendous night,” Vogels told reporters as Malachy lay quietly on a table before them. His handler and part-owner, David Fitzpatrick, was asked whether the 11-pound (5 kilograms) champ has feline traits, given that …

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Romney Gets The Santorum Treatment

Courtesy of the CrateGate scandal, Mitt Romney is now the target of a Google-bomb campaign too. The back-story: We all know the sad story of Seamus, the Romney family Irish Setter who was strapped to the top of the Romney station wagon for at least one 12-hour trip to Canada – and who at least once pooped himself in fear …

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