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.
When engineers own dogs, they end up building machines that let dogs play catch with themselves. You read that right, these dogs are able to simply grab a ball, place it back into the machine, and they're ready to continue playing. Future upgrades may include a mechanism or side robot that will be able to retrieve the ball for your beloved pet should it get tired. Continue reading for two videos.
Ever wonder how a dog raised by cats would act? Well, look no further than Xlinnea's Tally, who is a mix of husk and malamute. Xlinnea adopted Tally when she was 2-years-old, but her previous owners only had cats around when she was just a puppy. Here's what her owner has to say: "I was told that they were very mischievous and would bring her along their dastardly escapades together." Which might be why his family eventually nicknamed her Tao Tao, which apparently means 'mischievous' in Chinese." Continue reading for more pictures.
In the real world, dogs are considered be man's best friend, and in the future, technology may actually make that a reality. For now, there's "Text From Dog" Tumblr blog that provides us with a glimpse at some of the conversations that may go down if dogs knew how to use cell phones. These were all made by October Jones. Continue reading to see them all.
While game consoles provide humans with hours of entertainment, they're just too advanced for your dog(s) to enjoy. Introducing CleverPet, a simple interactive game console that teaches your dog new skills through a reward system: receive a treat when it does something right. As it learns, the dog will levels up, with each challenge becoming progressively more difficult. Continue reading for a video and more information.