Month: July 2009
Name That Animal
(Answer contained in photo file name)I can't help myself. I just love this little guy. The alien eyes, the sticky-out tongue, the disproportionately large digits... I can has kissy?
Wrong and Wronger
Wrong:Wronger:The DoggieLoverDoll is a sex toy for male dogs. Sorry, no vid.
Death for Underperformers?
Dear Michael Vick,Is it ok to kill dogs if we feel they are in some way "underperforming"? Maybe a rescue dog underperforms in an evaluation, for example - exhibits fearful behavior during the test. Or maybe a competition dog underperforms in the venue of the owner's choice, for example - doesn't win.Considering that you have … Continue reading Death for Underperformers?
The NFL Straps Youth of America to Rape Rack
Michael Vick has been reinstated by the NFL. That is - the dog torturing, dog fighting, dog killing Michael Vick, who has never publicly expressed remorse for the horrific cruelty he inflicted upon his dogs, is once again primed to be in a position as role model to young people everywhere.The NFL can suck it.
Let’s Play Oddball
Dogman vid - now enhanced!Female bear smarter than the averageBlind dog has guide dogShould we impose a ban on canaries now?Poacher's trap left baby elephant for dead but Cambodian rescuers saved him with a prosthetic footOh honey, I doPet eagle not interested in your stupid human tricksDog translator comes with answering machine
What is a "Puppy Mill"?
Although I'm not prepared to put as much thought into this post as would be required to answer such a question, I am ready to put down a few thoughts on the subject. I'm sure at some point I will add on to these and hopefully eventually come up with an answer, albeit a subjective … Continue reading What is a "Puppy Mill"?
Emily’s Cancer Returns
My little dog Emily is of unknown age but presumably "old". She had some tumors removed from her mammary chain in 2007 and recently a couple more have appeared. We took her to the Vet today and her blood work and chest x-ray looked pretty good. She has a heart murmur (Grade 2 or 3 … Continue reading Emily’s Cancer Returns
HSUS + Vick, Up in a Tree
To be honest, I thought HSUS would back out of this stunt before it got off the ground. Apparently not:"He's going to be contributing to our anti-dogfighting campaign next week." Pacelle said of Vick, who vowed to spread the Humane Society's anti-dogfighting message with inner city teens. Pacelle refused to elaborate on further details. Refused … Continue reading HSUS + Vick, Up in a Tree
Treats on the Internets
LA shelter gets grant from the HSUS for a new death roomGo Senator Franken!Rescue help needed for 400 dogs seized in multi-state dogfighting bustNewspaper article examines the practice of shipping shelter dogs from the South to MNAttorneys try to keep beach in La Jolla suitable for sealsAdoptable: Seems like he'd be a pretty good dog … Continue reading Treats on the Internets