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Let’s be honest: You always knew there was something just a little … spooky about your Pug, didn’t you? It’s something about those deep, black eyes. They’re adorable, yes, but there’s something else, something that’s looking back at you with perhaps just a little more knowledge and understanding than you expect from your dog. You
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When The Beatles sing it’s been “A Hard Day’s Night” because they’ve been “working like a dog,” the implication — according to the song — is that dogs work very hard. While some dogs might work very hard, most of the dogs I know are freeloading mutts who spend their days lying around and farting,
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Every year in the weeks before Burning Man, people constantly call the office and stop us on the street and interrupt us at lunch and ask, “Can I bring my dog to Burning Man?” You’re crazy, we say. Leave us alone. But they persist, telling us all the reasons their dog wants to go to
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Tomorrow (Sept. 6) is Fight Procrastination Day, and in a effort to help you be a better you and achieve all you want to achieve, we asked a dog for tips to help fight procrastination and get your life in order. He really came through. 1. Get physically fit! Today it’s time to hit the
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Okay, confession: When my family would go to Disneyland (and we lived in Southern California so we went like, every year) my sister was always stoked on going on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. And me? That ride scared the crap out of me. So everyone would go on the ride and my poor
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Today is National Bacon Day, a day dedicated to the cooking and eating of bacon, which is in sharp contrast to the other 364 days of the year, which are dedicated to the cooking and eating of bacon. We wondered how dogs are celebrating National Bacon Day, because of all the cooking and eating of
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Universal Letter Writing Week takes place Jan. 7 to 11, and during that time you’re supposed to write a letter. On paper. Using the programming language known as handwriting. We thought about it: Maybe a dog would want to do this? We found one and asked him. Dogster: It’s Universal Letter Writing Week! Do you
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We were surprised to learn that a lot of people on the Internet search for “Blue Heeler,” which is actually just another name for the Australian Cattle Dog. We wondered whether those people thought they were looking for a separate breed or if they knew they could have also searched for “Australian Cattle Dog.” Then
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Like a nutmeg-scented blob assimilating the grocery store aisle by aisle, Pumpkin Spice has infiltrated our soap, our booze and even our breakfast cereals. When it was done with the humans, it came for the canines, oozing out of the grocery store and into the pet food shops. Dog cookies, dog cologne and even dog
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A company on Etsy is selling “butt covers” for dogs, which allow you to cover your dog’s anus with any number of fanciful designs: a flower, a heart, a cupcake, a star, a disco ball, the radioactivity symbol. [pushes away computer, stands up, stares quietly out window] [returns to computer, sighs] On the Etsy site,
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The dog in this video sings achingly and with intense passion — yes, this dog sings. Achingly and with intense passion. Maggie’s brilliant vocals cut through our mundane, regular-Joe lives — filled with stupid things like going to get drive-through coffee and buying cheap patio furniture — like a beautiful, soulful electric cattle prod turned
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Most humans celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by wearing green and drinking artificially colored beverages. How do dogs celebrate St. Patty’s? They write limericks, of course. Dogs are known haiku masters, but their passion for poetry doesn’t stop there. You may not know this, but dogs are great at rhyming. They’d never let on and only
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You may think you’ve got this Mother’s Day all figured out, what with your chocolate-covered berries and your cashmere Snuggie, but we’re betting you’ve haven’t seen a bouquet of flowers shaped like a dog. For the mom who has everything, you know. Picture it: Flowers in the shape of a dog. Carnations, to be precise,
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It’s a question that has plagued impulse pet-buyers for decades: How do you get a dog as quickly as possible with the least hassle and (ugh!) paperwork? The Humane Society of the United States just figured out the answer: SameDayPups, a unique purebred puppy-selling service that just requires a few clicks to have a dog
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Editor’s note: Have you seen the new Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our holiday issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. Do you sometimes wish you could turn over hosting duties to your dog? Take this
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