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where crafting and dogs sadly intersect

What could possibly be sadder than sad Etsy boyfriends? Sad Etsy Dogs. [more inside]
posted by flex on Aug 8, 2011 - 53 comments

Dog Days

In Focus: Dogs featuring canine photography from Isabella Rozendaal - On Loving Animals :: Irina Werning - Chini Project :: Dietmar Busse - Dogs of New York :: Bernd Opitz - Dogviews :: John Divola - Dogs Chasing My Car in the Desert :: Robin Schwartz - Pets and Strays :: Sean Ellis - Kubrick the Dog :: Nadin Maria Rüfenacht - Nature Morte
posted by puny human on Aug 6, 2011 - 5 comments

Ramen Noodle, The Wonder Poodle

Ramen Noodle, the two legged poodle, has a kitten. (youtube) [more inside]
posted by zamboni on Aug 5, 2011 - 27 comments

A selective sweep.

Animals vis-à-vis windshield wipers: contra-, supra-* and despite. [more inside]
posted by Cold Lurkey on Aug 2, 2011 - 34 comments

Who's a good boy? Is it you? IS IT YOU?

Here are some photos of dogs shaking off water, and here are some dogs that are having a great time running, and here are some more, and here are some awesome dogs doing some awesome jumps, and here are some dogs all dressed up in wacky costumes, and here are some plain-old handsome dogs posing for the camera.
posted by jbickers on Jul 29, 2011 - 62 comments

No First Amendment Right to Bark at a Police Dog

An Ohio trial court judge last Friday in State v. Stephens [.pdf] held that there is no First Amendment right to bark at a police dog. [more inside]
posted by T.D. Strange on Jul 26, 2011 - 35 comments

Like a person with dignity and respect

School of French Kissing for Dogs {Warning: Lots and Lots of Humans Making out with Dogs} [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Jul 13, 2011 - 59 comments

lovable dogs

Dogs: Tillman the Bulldog Skimboards, Snowboards and Skates! | stair gliding | determined to play catch in spite of a conceptual misunderstanding | swinging | trolled | X-ray video of drinking | climbing | dog fur recycled | The almost deadly July 4th.
posted by nickyskye on Jul 6, 2011 - 14 comments

Japanese nuke plant run with help from yakuza (mafia) / Two dogs rescued from nuke plant (video)

Tepco, the Japanese nuclear power company, is still battling multiple core meltdowns including one complete "melt-through" (breach of containment). The news gets worse, except for one hopeful story of two dogs. [more inside]
posted by stbalbach on Jun 28, 2011 - 129 comments

She just released her Christmas record, which is maybe not the best Christmas record you have ever heard in your life.

There were a lot of rocker dogs. You know, I want rock! My favorite were the ones in the front row—the droolers. They had all been really primed because for one week before the show, all of the owners had been like, “We are going to a concert just for you—you are going to love it." [more inside]
posted by Naberius on Jun 28, 2011 - 6 comments

He didn't get his name called out!

Dozer, a 3-year old dog from Maryland, finishes a half-marathon Dozer somehow got out of his yard and decided to join a half-marathon in progress right by his house. So far, Dozer has helped raise $14,000 for cancer research. He was later given a finishers medal. [more inside]
posted by Gilbert on Jun 25, 2011 - 44 comments

Dog Reunion

Reunited With His Dog: A Dying Man's Last Wish.
posted by kmz on Jun 20, 2011 - 43 comments

Doggelgänger: Human-Canine Matching Software

Dogglegänger will analyse the contours of your face and present you with the adoptable dog who bears you the closest resemblance.
posted by nicolas léonard sadi carnot on Jun 6, 2011 - 58 comments

"Save The World" by Swedish House Mafia

SLYT: Either "Save The World" by Swedish House Mafia is one of the most incredibly moving music videos ever or I just have insanely weepy-with-joy PMS hormones right now. I link, you decide!
posted by Jacqueline on May 27, 2011 - 80 comments

Dogs and cats drinking together... mass hysteria!

Dogs do drink like cats. Proved by Science!
posted by Trurl on May 26, 2011 - 23 comments

War Dog of War

...it should be no surprise that among the 79 commandos involved in Operation Neptune Spear, one was a dog...it should come as no surprise that among the 79 commandos involved in Operation Neptune Spear that resulted in Osama bin Laden's killing, there was one dog -- the elite of the four-legged variety. And though the dog in question remains an enigma -- another mysterious detail of the still-unfolding narrative of that historic mission -- there should be little reason to speculate about why there was a dog involved... A lot more photos, links, and history here and here and more adoption info here
posted by J0 on May 5, 2011 - 102 comments

Did you get my good side?

50 pictures of Basset Hounds running. If you aren't satisfied with just pictures, well there's videos of Basset Hounds running in slow motion (1,2) and videos of them shaking in slow motion (1,2).
posted by MaryDellamorte on Apr 22, 2011 - 34 comments

A Fatwa Against Pets

The Latest Enemies of Iran: Dogs and Their Owners [more inside]
posted by PepperMax on Apr 19, 2011 - 34 comments

Dick & Jane's Spot: a Story of Love & Art

They created a home together that catches the eye, and their story of love and art is even more captivating, despite tragedy and loss.
posted by batmonkey on Apr 17, 2011 - 7 comments

Bork bork bork.

Dogs with table manners. Slow, surreal and delightful.
posted by Cold Lurkey on Mar 20, 2011 - 23 comments

Guilty Dog

Who ate the kitty cat treats? The guiltiest dog ever. via
posted by Foci for Analysis on Mar 17, 2011 - 86 comments

Sit! Search and Rescue Dogs Denied

Swiss search and rescue dogs were having trouble entering Japan due to strict Japanese rules on imported animals. [more inside]
posted by anya32 on Mar 16, 2011 - 34 comments

Relationships with Animals

Robin Schwartz has photographs in The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art, and The National Museum of Art among many other institutions. She depicts our relationships with animals as exhibited by her galleries: Primate Portraits, demonstrating the animals' unique personalities, The Presence of Animals in People's Lives in Rural Mexico, Amelie's World: Animal Affinity, drawn from real journeys taken with her daughter. See also Amelie's World: Dreams and Amelie's World: Imaginary Tales. [more inside]
posted by netbros on Mar 4, 2011 - 2 comments

Animal Farm

Animal Farm by Daniel Naudé: Dogs Hunting :: Donkey :: Xhosa cattle :: Persian sheep
posted by puny human on Feb 2, 2011 - 7 comments

Kotatsu Cat is watching you

A kotatsu is a piece of furniture used in Japan, consisting of a short table, a heating element attached to the underside of the table, a blanket or light futon to cover the table to the floor, and a flat surface on top. As Japanese houses are usually poorly insulated and not centrally heated, kotatsus are considered a cost-saving alternative to space heaters. • Example: five people sharing one. • It's called a korsi in Persia. • How to make a kotatsu.Cats seem to love them, as do dogs. • Kotatsu vs. Stepladder.
posted by not_on_display on Jan 27, 2011 - 59 comments

The Beagle Freedom Project

After lifetimes confined in a medical testing facility, beagles Freedom and Bigsby see sunlight and feel grass for the first time. [via America's second most famous beagle owner.]
posted by Joe Beese on Jan 25, 2011 - 53 comments

Who's a good boy?

Dogs Themselves - A 3-Part CBC Ideas Program (MP3) Do they think in visual images - or maps, or strings of ideas, or perhaps in whole stories? Do they think at all? [more inside]
posted by KokuRyu on Jan 17, 2011 - 40 comments

Dogs in costumes rotate as smooth jazz plays.

G.W. Little is a boutique for small dogs. They have a YouTube channel that showcases their wares in hypnotic film clips set to stock music: Spiderdog, Rocketdog, Firedog, Maddog, Doggula, Turkeydog, Ghostdog, Beedog, Frogdog. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Jan 6, 2011 - 8 comments

Dog Videos

Dog Videos... Just what it says on the tin.
posted by HuronBob on Jan 2, 2011 - 13 comments

Paul Fierlinger's Still Life with Animated Dogs

Still Life with Animated Dogs is a witty and candid cartoon by Paul Fierlinger, animator of Sesame Street's Teeny Little Super Guy, recounting his life from being a dissident artist in 1960s Czechoslovakia to being a successful animator in the US. He tells his lifestory by talking about the dogs he's owned over the years, Roosevelt, Ike, Johnson and Spinnaker. Warning: Something may get stuck in your eye.
posted by Kattullus on Dec 27, 2010 - 8 comments

A flock of sheep

The perfect gift for the dog who has everything.
posted by scalefree on Dec 27, 2010 - 42 comments

Paws for Purple Hearts

... it's terribly important for veterans to feel they are continuing a mission that held them together through the violence and stress of war. "PTSD carries a stigma, that you're broken and wounded," said Yount, "And many guys have guilt for not still being in the fight. The idea of Paws for Purple Hearts is you can be part of the war effort while you're getting treatment."
posted by Joe Beese on Nov 13, 2010 - 17 comments

Tiny, Lazy, Fluffy Puppies

A short video of a few very tiny, very lazy, very fluffy puppies playing with miniature tennis balls. That is all. (SLYT)
posted by Gator on Nov 4, 2010 - 54 comments

The physics of drying off

The Wet-Dog Shake (SLYT). Scientists have worked out the optimum amount of shaking that animals have to do to dry themselves after getting wet. Filming in slow motion, they captured various animals shaking themselves off, from a wet mouse to a big grizzly bear. [more inside]
posted by 7-7 on Oct 30, 2010 - 41 comments

great photographs of dogs

Dogs Gods, great portraits of dogs by British photographer, Tim Flach l Bourgeois Dogs by Torkil Gudnason l Mute: The Silence of Dogs in Cars by Martin Usborne, now at theprintspace, London. [more inside]
posted by nickyskye on Oct 25, 2010 - 10 comments

from complexity, universality

A brief tour of the mysteriously universal laws of mathematics and nature. [more inside]
posted by kliuless on Oct 24, 2010 - 33 comments

HMV

His Masters Voice by Hannu Rajaniemi, the Edinburgh based Finnish physicist currently causing a big stir in Hard SF - also features doggies and kitties. Audio version and interview at StarShipSofa. Review of The Quantum Thief at Locus. Bonus story: Elegy for a Young Elk.
posted by Artw on Oct 4, 2010 - 44 comments

These Wheels are Made for Walkin'

Towering over New Hampshire at a height of 6,288 feet, Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States. It has been ascended by countless hikers from all walks of life, including (for the first time ever) a paralyzed dog. [more inside]
posted by dhammond on Sep 22, 2010 - 41 comments

But how many dog treats did it take?

What does four weeks, 124 takes, 12 trainers, two furniture movers, 12 dogs, one goat, 38 buckets and a bunch of furniture equal? OK Go's new video White Knuckles, all shot in one single take. A behind the scenes look at the video here.
posted by MaryDellamorte on Sep 21, 2010 - 94 comments

It's A Dog's Life

Caring about something is about taking the pain and the joy. The pain is hard. Taking the pain, facing it, dealing with it are the ways I think we can show we really care. That we know we care. --Bob, the story of a dog.
posted by Gator on Sep 18, 2010 - 16 comments

Surely This!!

Surely this.......will warm your black, cynical, withered MeFi hearts ya misanthropes! Labrador Retriever/Dolphin love! (SLYT)
posted by spicynuts on Sep 3, 2010 - 28 comments

It's still Saturday, don't look at me.

Cat, cat, cats on a treadmill. Cats vs. a treadmill. Dog, dog, dog on a treadmill. Ferret on a treadmill. Horse on a treadmill. More about horses on treadmills. Horsing around on a treadmill. Kiwi on a treadmill. Turtle, turtle, sea turtle on a treadmill. Vampire bat on a treadmill. Shrimp on a treadmill.
posted by Evilspork on Jul 31, 2010 - 38 comments

Cruftsaceans

Lobster dogs
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Jul 2, 2010 - 31 comments

"This sure is a fat weeny doggy"

Fat dogs, with educational captions.
posted by Greg Nog on Jun 25, 2010 - 65 comments

"Be there bears i' the town?"

Rosecrans Baldwin considers the literary place of the distant barking dog.
posted by Iridic on Jun 17, 2010 - 32 comments

Mutts for the Win!

Hey Spot! Good News! Finally, after 125 years of its existence, the American Kennel Club is letting mutts, or "All Americans," compete in AKC shows in their own category.
posted by Secret Life of Gravy on May 25, 2010 - 88 comments

Service dogs helping both military veterans and their trainers behind bars

Service dogs for PTSD are changing the lives of both former veterans with PTSD and their trainers (audio/picture version and article version). [more inside]
posted by Wolfster on Apr 18, 2010 - 16 comments

Wheeee!

Dog Sledding (SLYT, not what you think)
posted by Faint of Butt on Apr 15, 2010 - 37 comments

Mr. Ecker rolled up a sleeve to reveal a horrifying tattoo of old bites.

Man's best friend, bedbugs' worst enemy?
posted by prefpara on Mar 14, 2010 - 72 comments

Asylum Sideshow featuring Captain Pooty

Asylum Sideshow presents several of the most bizarre performers they could find:
The Cow Song
Miss Nude Sword Swallower
Meathead Morgue
Rappin' KT
Gumby Girl
and Captain Pooty... [more inside]
posted by carsonb on Mar 12, 2010 - 11 comments

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