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Jan
Northern California
Jan's evil twin
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San Francisco 49ers - Denver Broncos - Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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Bentley, the cute King Charles Spaniel owned by Ebola-stricken Texas nurse Nina Pham, 26, seems to be thriving under quarantine – cared for by Dallas workers in full protective gear. They are feeding him, playing with him, showering him with attention and affection. He is being monitored under a 21-day quarantine. His owner was transferred last week from Dallas to the National Institute of Health in Maryland. “[Bentley] is doing well. He’s sleeping well. He’s... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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As the San Francisco Giants successfully won a World Series spot, Giant legend Willie Mays (called Mr. October for some post season heroics) is spotted in an elevator at AT&T Park, holding a very fluffy pup. Is Willie carrying around the team's good luck charm or is it just a slow sports news day in San Francisco? Go, Giants!! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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An animal rescue group, Louie's Legacy Animal Rescue, is taking orders for its 2015 calendar aptly named Hunks and Hounds. It features some of the dogs available for rescue posing with topless male models. Louie's Legacy is a non-profit animal rescue that saves, rehabilitates and re-homes animals from high-kill shelters across the United States. Celebrity photographer Mike Ruiz was inspired to help raise funds after he adopted his beloved dog, a Pit Bull named Oliver.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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In rural northwest Alabama there is a cemetery set aside for the burial of coon dogs. It probably won't come as a surprise to learn that this is the only cemetery of its kind in the world. It was established by Key Underwood in 1939 when he chose the popular hunting camp to bury his coon dog Troop. For 77 years, hunters have brought their coon dogs here from across the country and even beyond... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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San Francisco 49ers - 31 St. Louis Rams - 17 Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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And haven't we all been there? PupsPorn on Twitter Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
​Yes, it's the least you can do.​
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Katie Castan, who was holding the now famous sign at the Wild Card Game last week — “IF WE WIN, HE' S BUYING ME A PUPPY!” — and boyfriend Joe Onofrio adopted a 4-year-old Pembroke Welsh Corgi last weekend to seal the deal. The dog’s name is Lucy, but her middle name is Rally, as the way the Royals rallied to win the game and sweep the American League Division Series. After the game many... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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The tiny-dogs-in-designer-purses fad ran its course, leaving a lot of tiny dogs for someone else to take care of. Now a company called Heart Pup (based in Los Angeles, of course) is marketing a deluxe dog carrier scarf. It is designed to hold small and extra-small dogs up to 26 pounds. Dog not included. As you may know I am a big fan of Shark Tank and of entrepreneurs who come up with innovative dog... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
It is a valuable book but I had to force myself to keep reading and even then some parts I just had to skim through. I hope I was able to give it a fair review.
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The Rescue at Dead Dog Beach: One Man's Quest to Find a Home For the World's Forgotten Animals by Stephen McGarva Stephen McGarva is an artist who is addicted to adventure and extreme sports. So when his wife got a chance to take a temporary job in Puerto Rico he asked only, “When do we leave?” After taking her to work in her new job he was looking forward to wind surfing on a deserted... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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San Francisco 49ers - 22 Kansas City Chiefs - 17 Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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Draven Rodriguez, a senior at Schenectady High School in New York, wanted to submit his own senior yearbook photo holding his cat Mr. Bugglesworth with lasers in the background. His photo went viral on the internet, but the school denied his request to make this his senior portrait. However they said the picture could appear somewhere else in the yearbook. Enter school principal Diane Wilkinson holding her Chihuahua, Vivienne. A picture of the two pet... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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In what may be one of the World's Greatest Tweets or at least one of the best and most honest Explanations of Player Injury, the Detroit Lions tweeted that: [tight end Joseph] Fauria was trying to stop Lil' Rufio from urinating in the house when he misstepped & sprained his ankle at home. In a video posted to the Lions' website, Fauria smiled as he alluded to the fact that his 3-month-old Pomeranian/Husky mix "kind... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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Over a thousand police personnel and members of the public paid their last respects to Kye, a police dog stabbed to death in the line of duty. The Lizard Brain award goes to the vacuous blonde celebrities who have posed with Chihuahuas through the years as if they were fashion accessories to carry in purses. The Neanderthal award goes to their mindless followers who discarded the little throwaway dogs like last year's shoe fad for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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Help your dog release his inner Steven Spielberg or Francis Ford Coppola with GoPro's newest accessory designed specifically for dogs. Fetch is a harness that works with all versions of GoPro's Hero cameras. The harness is easy to attach to your dog and has two built-in camera mounts, one on the back and one on the chest. The harness can adjust to fit dogs from 15 to 120 pounds. Fetch comes with a $59.99 MSRP,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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San Francisco 49ers - 26 Philadelphia Eagles - 21 Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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From Imgur The New York subway system bans dogs unless they can fit in a small bag, so he trained his Pit Bull to calmly sit in a small bag. Is this still considered a purse dog? Humans (and their dogs) are so resourceful. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
Airlines spend a lot of money trying to convince us that they are loving and caring, but none can match the Dutch airline KLM and their lost and found team. As soon as the passengers leave the plane the team springs into action, looking for items that might have been accidentally forgotten. Then Sherlock, an adorable Beagle in a KLM vest, runs through the concourse matching the scent on the object with the person who... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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The message couldn't be simpler or cuter...or more powerful. Friends are waiting. Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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There are not many job openings today for dogs to be shepherds or even hunting dogs. But they continue to serve humans in so many other ways. San Francisco is the latest to add a courthouse dog to continue to make important changes to the criminal justice system. Faber is an extensively trained professional who will help witnesses and victims who may be frightened or intimidated by the stress of the courtroom. He is one... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
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he wouldn't have been in the well in the first place. Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at A slightly R-rated dog blog