What do you get when you combine an illustrator with a Bull Terrier? An imaginative series of interactive portraits if you're talking about Rafael Mantesso - editor-in-chief of a Brazilian gastronomy marketing website - and his bull terrier Jimmy Choo. According to My Modern Met, "Jimmy Choo was more than happy to help, as he happily posed for photos after a simple "Stay" command. Using blank walls, a marker, and sometimes silly props, Mantesso turned his dog into a flying superhero, a soulful singer, an lovable convict, and even a canine version of Botticelli's Venus." Continue reading for more images.
Seth Casteel, a photographer who frequently travels between the New York and Los Angeles, rose to internet fame with his happy diving dog photo series that went viral online. Now, his new "Underwater Puppies" photo series takes things to the next level. All of the photos you are about to see will be published in his book, to be released on September 16th, and captures, as you'd expect, adorable puppies diving into pools. Continue reading for more.
Reddit is known for many things, including their goldmine of internet memes. The latest trending meme has been dog shower thoughts, or in other words, things your pet may think about on a daily basis. They include: finding out who the good boy actually is, where all the balls you throw go, and the high-pitched voice humans use around them. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a mind-blowing video of a man who dove into an active volcano.
Sylwester Wardega, the Polish prankster behind the extremely popular SA Wardega YouTube channel, has come up with a new prank that involves a giant mutant spider dog known as Chica. This little black dog is excellent at scaring people when in the right setting as well as having props around to make the atmosphere even creepier. Fortunately, nobody was harmed in the making of this video. Continue reading for five more of SA Wardeg's pranks.
Dog owners probably already know of the basic 1-to-7 ratio for comparing the rate at which dogs grow and age with how quickly we do. The larger the animal, the longer the life span, right? When speaking of dogs, it's the opposite, as small breeds, despite reaching adulthood at faster rater, typically outlive larger breeds by quite a bit. Continue reading for more.
Technically speaking, a hug is a near universal form of physical intimacy in which two people put their arms around the neck, back, or waist of one another and hold each other closely. However, one thing dog owners know is that their pet also loves hugs, or so these images will make you think. First up, we have a Goldendoodle and a labrador who just need a hug. Continue reading for more.
Dog (or cat) owners sometimes need to leave home, and when that happens, keeping in contact with your pet might be a tough task, should the person looking after them not be technologically inclined. Introducing PetChatz. It's basically a wall-mounted two-way video system, complete with a built-in treat dispenser. It can be operated either remotely via any desktop computer or mobile device equipped with the PetChatz app. Continue reading for more.
The weekend is almost upon us, and everyone could probably use a breather right about now, especially photographers who need a break from their mundane field assignments. These perfectly timed dog pictures should provide some inspiration for animal-lovers and / or a possible weekend activity. Like always, being at the right place and time is far more important than a fancy camera when it comes to these shots. Continue reading for more.
Pet Camper isn't yet another doghouse, but rather an easily transportable miniature caravan-like home for your pet, created by Vancouver-based Straight Line Designs. Starting at $800, these tiny kennels come in four different styles and are all fully customizable. Judson Beaumont, owner of Straight Line Design, says that the inspiration for the Pet Camper came to him when his daughter asked him to build a doghouse for her puppy several years ago. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Sure, all of these images were staged, but can you imagine how much easier life would be if dogs knew how to use surf the internet and watch YouTube videos all day? Before going to work or out on a grocery run, simple have a bowl of food, some water, as well as a laptop, and they'll be entertained for hours on end. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a katana meets lightsaber.