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.
The internet knows Suzuki as "doge" - a slang term for 'dog' that is primarily associated with pictures of Shiba Inus and internal monologue captions on Tumblr - and now its been spotted running a small cigarette shop in Tokyo, Japan. The Shiba Inu lives in the shop with his owner and attracts both tourists from all over the country who come to buy something, or just to say hello. Continue reading for more images.
Believe it or not, these two - 11-week-old baby Eisleigh and 8-week-old Pitbull puppy named Clyde - are best of friends. MyFOX8 says, "Clyde was connected to Eisleigh as soon as we picked him up. Surely he wasn't aware what was happening to him. He climbed into Eisleigh's car seat and snuggled with her the whole way home. It seemed very comforting to him. To both of them really...it was love at first sight, oddly enough." Continue reading for another video and more pictures.
Don't count disabled seven-year-old dachshund, Anderson Pooper, out in the annual Wiener Dog Races at Emerald Downs in Washington State. Her hind legs were left paralyzed after a freak accident and her owners had a wheelchair custom made for her. Though some may feel sorry for Anderson Pooper, Dave and Brenda Sizer from Seattle says she is 'as happy as she could be.' Continue reading for one more video (wheelchair view) and more information.
It's finally midweek and just about everyone in the workplace could use a breather. These adorable images of dogs with babies show that properly trained animals could become your child's best friend. What you may not know is that "some small breeds are also unsuitable around children because of their tendency towards nipping and aggression," according to Bored Panda. Continue reading to see more.
If someone were to have photographed you trying things for the first time, the reactions probably would've been priceless, and these animals show why. First up, we have the dog dressed as an Ewok from Star Wars for his very first costume. Others include: going on a first hike, meeting a new sister, and first time in a box. Continue reading to see them all.
Photographer Seth Casteel's famed "Underwater Puppies" series continues to be an internet hit, and as the name suggests, it consists of dogs fetching tennis balls undwater and then being captured right before they sink their teeth in. Casteel's latest book is set to be released later this year and will feature plenty more of these funny images. Continue reading for ten more gems.
Another day, another internet animal celebrity, and this time, it's Maru, the Shiba Inu. Similar to other happy dogs, this 7-year-old loves long walks on the beach and playing with his toys, but hates thunderstorms as well as fireworks. However, what sets Maru apart from the others is his big smile, especially on bike rides through the flower fields. Continue reading for more pictures.