As someone who runs a pet care company in Manhattan, I had a lot of hope for the new CBS show “Dogs in the City.” Justin Silver is cute, as were the dogs in the ads. I was pumped. But then I spent 45 minutes yelling at the TV.
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National Geographic has just announced that they’re canceling The Dog Whisperer, the long running show where Cesar Millan claims to “rehabilitate dogs, and train people.” I’d say it’s more like he tortures dogs and confuses people.
The story of Romney’s dog strapped to a car seems certainly more forgivable than some widely condoned forms of animal cruelty–especially considering past President’s treatment of dogs.
Tanner, a blind and epileptic Golden Retriever in Oklahoma, is getting special assistance from her very own service dog.
In the Fall of 2011, activists camped out in Zuccotti Park as part Occupy Wall Street. They called themselves “the 99%,” but only 98% of them had two feet. My cartoonist father and I interviewed some of the protesting pet owners for The Bark magazine.
From strapping dogs to running boards to asphyxiating pets in planes, we’ve done much worse things to animals than Mitt Romney ever did.
Today we morn the loss of a dog lover extraordinaire: Dick Clark. He was 574. In dog years.
Aboard the Titanic, a kennel housed a dozen dogs. Some lived, some died, and one was labeled a hero.
Last election, Obama’s campaign’s weapon of choice was the Internet. This election, looks like they’re going another route: The Dog route.
F.D.R.’s dog Fala appeared in films, cartoons, and in F.D.R.’s monument. But he is best remembered as the subject of an incisive speech about voter-surpression by his Republican opponent and the dangers of propaganda.