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It really doesn't get any cuter than this.

Brody Brixton is a 12-week-old French Bulldog, and he is pretty much the smartest puppy ever.

Watch him perform lots of tricks – including ringing a little bell for treats – all of which were learned in just 4 days, according to his owner in the video's caption.

They are training Brody to one day become a therapy dog.

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This dog decided to make a meal out of her own bed, and this guy caught her in the act.

So the two sit down for a serious discussion about her poor life choice that involves lots of cuddling and tail wagging.

Her master may not be happy when he gets home, but it's going to be pretty hard to stay angry at that furry little face.

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As part of an annual tradition, British photographer Peter Thorpe dresses his dog Raggle up in various costumes for his Christmas cards.

Each photo is created using elaborate props as opposed to Photoshop, and for 2014, they went with a mouse theme.

This year will be her last, however, as she will be retiring from modeling due to her old age, according to his blog.

Here are a few of the photos from previous years, and you can view more on his website.

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Via: 3D Systems
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Using 3D printed prosthetics, Derby the dog can now walk and run for the first time in his life.

He was born with small forearms and no front paws like a furry little T-Rex, and he could only move around on soft surfaces as a result of the deformity.

So 3D Systems created some new legs for him using a 3D scanner and a multi-material 3D printer that could build both the sturdy base and comfortable rubber cups.

“He runs with Sherri and I every day, at least two to three miles,” said his owner Dom Portanova. “When I saw him sprinting like that on his new legs it was just amazing.”

Watch him in action in the video above.

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Via: NYT
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Good news for your dearly departed Fluffy.

At a recent appearance in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis consoled a young boy whose dog had died saying: "Paradise is open to all of God's creatures."

This is contradictory to traditional Roman Catholic beliefs that animals don't have souls as well as the views of the previous pope, Pope Benedict XVI.

Benedict gave a sermon in 2008 in which he said that after an animal dies, it "just means the end of existence on earth."

The Humane Society is praising the comments, and PETA thinks this might now turn everyone into a vegan.

As an animal lover, Pope Francis (whose name comes from the patron saint of animals, St. Francis of Assisi) also received two donkeys as an early Christmas present this year.

Via: Fox 11
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If you live in Allouez, Wisconsin, you may have recently noticed a giant snow monster roaming the city streets with a poodle.

No, no one spiked your eggnog. This is all too real.

A woman calling herself "Bumble" has been spotted walking around the neighborhood dressed as the Abominable Snow Monster of the North from "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" with her dog named Blizzard.

After images of the duo spread online, residents were all like WTF?

According to Fox 11:

When asked what she was doing walking the streets of Allouez, Bumble said she was visiting from Misfit Island.

She also said she is simply there to "bring joy, happiness."

But she forgot to mention "terror," and "confusion."

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An emerald green cat that has been lurking around the Black Sea resort of Varna, Bulgaria has people both confused and enraged.

Is it photoshopped? An act of animal cruelty by local hooligans? An alien life form?

According to the latest reports, none of the above.

It was recently discovered that the cat has been sleeping in an abandoned heap of synthetic green paint, and each day the color is getting darker.

Great - now will someone in Bulgaria please adopt this poor creature before it has to spend another night in that pile of ooze?

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