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Maybe I’m biased, but I thought the husky won the #Dog vs Imam duet. His singing was much better than the Imam’s call to prayer and much funnier. There was nothing funny at all about the Imam’s singing. My father was actually an alaskan malamute, which is very closely related to Huskies. Can you see the resemblance? I tend to howl myself, but only when...

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This guy’s ex-wife left him with nothing but a dog. So this is what he did… Dog News from around the Web

Rafael Mantesso’s wife left him on his 30th birthday. She took everything with her: the cookware, the furniture and furnishings, all their photos — everything. The only thing she left Rafael was the #dog, a bull terrier named Jimmy Choo. ’With only Jimmy for company, I found inspiration in my blank walls and my best friend and started snapping photos of Jimmy Choo as he trotted and cavorted around the house in glee. When Jimmy collapsed...

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Dog show in Morro Bay, 10 May 2009.  Best of Bay Pooch Pageant Sponsored by Fidelity National Title Company and hosted by Jenny Brantlee.  $5 donation per pooch proceeds for benefit of the very successful Mutt Mitt program for Morro Bay and nearby area's parks and beaches.  The Mutt Program is run by Sandra and Curt Beebe - and is one of the most successful and impactful volunteer efforts in the area. Photo by Michael "Mike" L. Baird, mike [at} mikebaird d o t com, flickr.bairdphotos.com; Canon 1D Mark III, 70-200mm f/2.8 IS, handheld. Current Events / Dog News from around the Web

We were getting all ready to end this perfectly shitty news day by sharing photos of the new panda babies at the National Zoo, but even that story went all to hell this afternoon, with the death of one of the two cubs. Which honestly isn’t that much of a surprise, since giant pandas are extremely difficult to breed in captivity (but at least we’re...

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14 Dog Breeds Most Likely To Survive The Apocalypse – BarkPost Dog News from around the Web

Famous for its energy, intelligence, and tenacity, this is a breed built to survive whatever nature (or God’s wrath) throws its way. Call the Border Collie our prototypical Apocalypse Survivor and Thriver. It can outrun competing apex predators and prey alike, confound hostile intelligences (like aliens or mutants) with its complex maneuvers in the field, and it can apply its intellect to solve unfamiliar challenges...

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Wolf-Dog Beside Himself Visiting Grandmother’s Grave – BarkPost Dog News from around the Web

No worries, though. It can be triggered by pulling on the leash, general excitement, eating or drinking, and allergies, among other things. It produces no ill effects, and is pretty common in most dogs. For this guy, his human’s loss simply took his breath away.   Maybe it has something to do with shameless anthropomorphizing of our pets’ emotions, but this big boy named Wiley...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Start Working Out With Your Dog ASAP – BarkPost Dog News from around the Web

Who needs an Equinox membership when the best gym buddy there is has four paws and lives in your own home? As if you needed another reason to ruff your #dog, research has proven that our furry friends may be the workout motivation we need to go that extra mile every day (literally).   In a study by researchers at Purdue University, when subjects received...

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“Ugliest” Dog In The World Teaches Humans The True Meaning Of Beauty – BarkPost Dog News from around the Web

If “ugly” means “pawesome inspiration to all,” this #dog is definitely the ugliest we’ve ever seen. Quasi Modo, a 10-year-old Pittie-Dutch Shepherd mix, was abandoned at a shelter in Palm Beach, Florida, where her spinal defect made her stand out. Thankfully, veterinarian Dr. Virginia Sayre saw something truly special in the hunchbacked dog and took her home. This year, Quasi competed in the “Ugliest Dog...

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Festival In Nepal Every Year That Thanks Dogs For Being Our Friends – Dog News from around the Web

This article is curated from The Mind Unleased. There is an entire day during a festival in #Nepal dedicated solely to thanking dogs for their loyalty and friendship. The time itself is called “Diwali” celebrated by Hindus, and is a ‘festival of lights’ celebrated by millions every year in the fall, in india, nepal and elsewhere. Specific to Nepal, there is a day during this celebration...

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