Tag Archives: dogs

David Alexrod Snarks At Mitt Romney

Axelrod is Obama’s former Senior Adviser.

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Product Name Of The Day

It’s a dog brush. Sorta.

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Afternoon View – Dog Walker

Not much walking going on. They were still there in that spot thirty minutes later when I came back from lunch.

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New Guiness World Record

Thirteen dogs jumping rope in unison? World record!

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Trouble Helmsley Dies At Age 12

One of the world’s wealthiest animals, Trouble Helmsley, has died at her Florida estate at the age of 12. Leona Helmsley’s pampered pooch “Trouble,” who inherited $12 million from the real estate mogul, has died at the age of 12. That’s 84 in dog years. Like many Americans, the pampered Maltese retired to Florida in 2007, shortly after Helmsley died. …

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Stealing Dogs For Jeebus

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Ultimate Dog Tease

Y’all can stop sending me this now.

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Tsunami Dog Reunited With Owner

Some sweet news to start the week. Who’s a happy dog?

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Photo Of The Day

Three weeks after the tsunami, Japanese rescue workers found a dog riding the floating roof of a house, miles out at sea. Video at the link. UPDATE: Embeddable video has been posted.

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Best In Show

Hickory the Scottish deerhound won best in show at the Westminster Dog Show in Manhattan last night. I attended Westminster a few years ago and the best part is walking around under Madison Square Garden before the show, when they let you meet a lot of the dogs.

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SOUTH CAROLINA: Woman Murders Dog For Chewing On Her Bible

A South Carolina woman says that God told her to murder her nephew’s dog because it chewed on her bible. Miriam Fowler Smith, 65, told cops on Monday that she hung and burned her nephew’s pit bull after the animal took a bite out of her bible. She claimed God urged her to kill Diamond, a 1-year-old female dog, because …

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PETA: Buy A Dog And You Kill A Shelter Dog (And Will Drag It Around Forever)

According to PETA, if you purchase your dog, you are effectively killing the shelter dog you didn’t adopt. And you’ll drag that dead unadopted dog behind you forever. In spirit, one presumes they mean. I’ve never bought a pet in my life and my FIV+ cat was adopted as an adult from the East Harlem ASPCA. But I’ve never begrudged …

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Don’t Leave Dogs In Cars

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Photo Of The Day – Antoine Dogson

Yesterday was NYC’s Halloween Dog Parade in Tompkins Square Park. Hit the link for more hilarious/humiliating photos. (I’m guessing the Breakfast At Tiffany’s entry is owned by a gay man.)

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OK Go – White Knuckles

I missed posting this when it came out a couple of days ago, but just can’t stop watching it. Shot all in one take as is their trademark.

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Central Park Has Rabid Raccoons

New York City’s health department has issued an alert about rabid raccoons in Central Park. Over 100 infected raccoons have been trapped or found dead in the park so far this year. “It’s like Central Park in the ’70s when you had to be fearful of people – now you have to be fearful of raccoons,” said Manhattan teacher Meg …

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Iran Bans Pet Dogs

A high-ranking ayatollah in Iran has told police they are to fine anybody found a with a pet dog. Working dogs are exempt, praise to Allah. A senior Iranian cleric has decreed dogs are “unclean” and should not be kept as pets — a move aimed at discouraging Western-style dog ownership in the Islamic state, a newspaper reported on Saturday. …

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Cool Ad Of The Day

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Dogs Howl At Law & Order Theme

I never heard of this phenomenon until Rachel Maddow covered it the other day, but a quick search on YouTube reveals hundreds of clips of dogs howling to the Law & Order theme song. So strange.

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Westminster: Sadie Wins, PETA Disrupts

A four year-old Scottish terrier named Sadie won Best of Show at Westminster yesterday, moments after PETA protesters took over the center ring to scream about puppy mills. Two women walked into the center ring at Madison Square Garden and held up signs that said “Mutts Rule” and “Breeders Kill Shelter Dogs’ Chances,” the latter a slogan popularized by People …

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