A retriever puppy walks into a bar, sits down at the piano, and starts playing a mashup of Rachmaninoff, Gershwin and Debussy. He’s really getting into it when a much bigger dog walks in, grabs the puppy by the neck, and drags him out of the bar. One guy sitting on a bar stool . . . → Read More: Retriever Puppy Walks Into a Bar, by Randy Rendfeld
Dave the dog, at least partly, may have been named after East Portland Davey
Dave the dog refused to eat until the broom was moved away from the food dish. He fears brooms and doesn’t understand them. He’s been known to bark loudly at them and bite them. Once the broom was moved, he . . . → Read More: Dave the Dog Refused to Eat, by John Moe
((((Facebook is aggregating all the people in my pipeline that feel Cecil the lion is getting too much “air time” or they just don’t “understand” all the hoopla- and there seems to be an empathy war going on between all the injustices out there. Also, thee “if you eat meat why do you care?” . . . → Read More: Cecil Was More Than Just One Lion, by Jesse Sykes
Heard a ruckus in the backyard, only to discover a Cooper’s Hawk trying to catch some lunch unsuccessfully. (a baby robin hidden in the bushes that hadn’t quite found its flying wings). Lots of upset robins trying to distract the hawk, but it was my appearance at the screen door that caused the hawk . . . → Read More: Cooper’s Hawk: Cycle of Life, by Andrea Miller
Aren’t pugs wonderful? There is nothing they can’t do. Thanks to boingboing.net:
Dogs form the back of their tongues into a cuplike tool and shovel water into their mouths while drinking. This is the opposite of how I thought they might drink. I thought they lifted the water on their tongue straight upward into their mouths. The backward-shovel action is a surprise. Frontward or backward drinkers, . . . → Read More: Animated Gif Shows How Dogs Drink
Funny stuff. Why is the long-haired cat allowed on the hide-a-bed and not the short-haired dog?