Thursday , 24 August 2017

Category: CONTESTS

Look at This Dog With a Square Head

Look at This Dog With a Square Head

At Dogster, we don’t shy away from stories of extreme grooming, because that gives us a chance to show you this picture: Via Paul Nathan’s book, “Groomed.” That’s a dog in there. ...

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Hungarian Short Film Makes Powerful Statement About Abandoned Children and Pets

Hungarian Short Film Makes Powerful Statement About Abandoned Children and Pets

The video below is very powerful, but also very intense. Just a warning: Brace yourself if you decide to watch it. Produced by Zoetis, a Hungarian company that sells medicines for ...

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Bad Neighbor Uses Chocolate Chips to Discourage Dog Poop

Bad Neighbor Uses Chocolate Chips to Discourage Dog Poop

As I’ve said before, I seem to spend a lot of time on this site writing about poop. Some people might see this as a metaphor for the life of a writer, rarely a very highly paid or ...

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Boulder Dog Food Company Recalls Chicken Sprinkles Over Salmonella Fears

Boulder Dog Food Company Recalls Chicken Sprinkles Over Salmonella Fears

Boulder Dog Food Company announced late last week that it is voluntarily recalling a small number of bags of Chicken Sprinkles, due to possible salmonella contamination. The threa ...

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This NYC Apartment Building Wants Residents to Prove Their Dog’s Breed With a DNA Test

This NYC Apartment Building Wants Residents to Prove Their Dog’s Breed With a DNA Test

At Dogster, we commonly write about ridiculous examples of breed-specific legislation, and we’ve done multiple stories on apartment complexes that use DNA testing to fight stray p ...

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Illinois Bill Would Let Dogs Help Kids Testifying in Court

Illinois Bill Would Let Dogs Help Kids Testifying in Court

The courts in Lake County, Illinois, might each soon have a new canine member officially serving alongside the lawyers, judges, and clerks. Mitchell, a two-year-old yellow Lab, al ...

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Small “Handbag” Dogs Are Being Surrendered to England’s Shelters in Record Numbers

Small “Handbag” Dogs Are Being Surrendered to England’s Shelters in Record Numbers

Last week, when looking at this video by Adam Conover, I talked about some of the problems with purebred dogs. Other than the health issues caused by inbreeding, one of the big pr ...

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Caring For 12 Military Dogs Has Put This Kennel Owner $150,000 in Debt

Caring For 12 Military Dogs Has Put This Kennel Owner $150,000 in Debt

The United States has a lousy record of taking care of its veterans, canine or human, once they’ve done their job. This isn’t a new thing: The Civil War and World War I both left ...

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Your Guide to Socializing a Puppy

Your Guide to Socializing a Puppy

Far too often, dogs are not exposed, in a positive manner, to a wide enough variety of situations while they are puppies; as a result, their natural response to a new situation is ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Ebola And Your Pets

Everything You Need To Know About Ebola And Your Pets

The news that Excalibur, the pet dog of Ebola-infected nurse Teresa Romero, was put down in Madrid, Spain, sparked an international outcry of protest — and worries about Ebola for ...

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