Monday, September 30, 2013

Howling Good

This little guy does a pretty good imitation of the ambulance siren he hears in the distance. I'm impressed!

Sunday, September 29, 2013

A Dog's Instinct, GA News Weather

Smart parents to pick up cues from their dog. Never, ever doubt a dog's instinct especially when it comes to letting strangers in the house. They are always right.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

El Perro!!

Watch carefully to see who scores the header goal in this clip of a soccer game in Argentina. If you guessed the dog, you're right!! And watch him trot back to center field to get ready for the next play.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Dogs and IPads

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Honestly, I see no point to this unless they are ordering our book on Amazon.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

ICPooch (Get it?)

What do you think about the iCPooch, a device that rigs up to your computer and operates through the cloud to deliver your dog a live video of you plus a treat. Amazing invention is the brainchild of a 8th grader in Seattle. Read all about it here.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

What Does the Fox Say?

We are so totally hip here at Something About Barbaro, that we are sharing this music video with you. What does the Fox Say is rumored to be the next "Gangam Style" trendy video (3 million views so far!) so don't say we didn't tell you.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Patriotic Puppy Party

Five soldiers cared for Sheba and her pups while in Afghanistan and they were all reunited earlier this month in Long Island. Each soldier went home with a pup and Sheba will be trained as a service dog for a vet suffering from PTSD.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Manatee Release

Manatees are endangered sea hippos that are gentle giants. This one was nursed back to health at Sea World, Orlando and recently released. One can assume that the buoy on her back is to make her visible to boats.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Talking Dog

What do you think? Can you hear Abby say "I Love You?" Or if you listen hard enough, you can hear a dog say anything?

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Dog Years

What would your life be like if you were a dog? Hint: In this house, it would GREAT!!!!

Friday, September 20, 2013

Bird Patrol

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Don't think you have room for a watchdog? Get a bird instead! This one proved just as adept at catching a burglar.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The Cat is Sat

I know this is a cat, but honestly, I also know that this is exactly what my dog Phoebe thinks of most dog-sitters!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Fire-Tail Collieshepherd

Give a mixed breed dog a unique name instead of "mutt" an all of a sudden, he's in high demand. This is how they did it in Costa Rica.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

CPR By Dogs For Dogs

Some people don't know how to do CPR but this pup does!!

Monday, September 16, 2013

Heist at Racing Museum

The police are calling this an inside job and I believe it was. This guy knew just what he wanted and so far, has managed to get them. What a shame. These cups are priceless.Let's hope they get them back.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Tight Squeeze

This is what happens when one's eyes are bigger than the opening through which one came!! The ermine's appetite is too big for his escape route.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Therapy Dog Helps Student Return to Newtown School

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One little girl from Newtown, Conn. is going back to school with a stuffed animal to remind her of her best friend, a therapy dog named Jeffrey who helped her through the trauma.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Adopt Me Maybe!

Gotta love this version of Call Me Maybe made by the Westminster (California) Adoption Group.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Comforters in Training

Future Lutheran Charities Canine Comfort Dogs begin their trading. I challenge you NOT to be comforted by these adorable pups!!!!

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Pet Flipping--Beware

Beware of this latest scam and keep your pets close.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Scratching Post

Watch these bears scratch their backs when no one is looking. Apparently this is one way of letting other animals know who was here.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Pet v. People Empathy

What grabs your attention more: a headline about a dog left in a hot car or one about a homicide? Researchers have found that we tend to empathize more with pets than people. Surprised?

These professors offer some explanations.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

People and Pet Food

Chelsea Handler and Snoop Dog (now known as Snoop Lion) have teamed together with other entertainers to create Dog For Dog people and pet food. For every bag you buy (and yes, people can eat it too), a bag is donated to a pet shelter. This of course begs the question, would you eat dog food? Chelsea Handler would and does.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Home is Where My Dogs Are

Home is where my dogs are--even if I am homeless. A remarkable video.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Pin Ball for Dogs

Why oh why can't my dogs figure this out? Instead, they have me trained to throw the ball for an hour into the pool while they swim and fetch! Memo to self: install some kind of currents!!!!!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

You Saved My Life!

And they say elephants never forget. Well, apparently, neither do lions.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Rain Dance

These two tiger cubs in the Tacoma, Washington Zoo, look like two pups splashing in the rain--minus the mud!!!

Monday, September 2, 2013

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Golden Retriever Festival

And this is where I want to go for my next summer vacation. Seriously.