Posts Tagged: dogs

Holy crap, that’s a cute dog! (lol version)

A couple weeks ago, I was reading articles on line about dog food for Spike, and one of them was on the petfinder.com site, where there was an ad for an adorably cute dog named Chip who needed a home. I twittered “holy crap, that’s a cute dog!” with a link to his page, and

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Melamine has been added to pet food for years

According to the New York Times. My first cat Idgie died of renal failure. Now I’m upset that maybe it didn’t have to happen. UPDATE: Scientists are figuring out how the melamine contaminate reacts with other ingredients to kill pets. Dr. Perry Martos and colleagues from the Agriculture and Food Laboratory at Guelph’s Laboratory Services

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Friday Cat and Dog Blogging

Spike helps assemble the Ikea laptop desk. Huckleberry and Drusilla lounging around. Stephanie’s Mom’s dog. Little Monkey Steph and Stephanie. Michelle’s new kitten Spike at Grandpa Doug’s house

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The Top 20 Reasons Dogs Don’t Use Computers

Author Unknown 20. Can’t stick their heads out of Windows ’95. 19. Fetch command not available on all platforms. 18. Hard to read the monitor with your head cocked to one side. 17. Too difficult to "mark" every website they visit. 16. Can’t help attacking the screen when they hear "You’ve Got Mail." 15. Fire

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Things that are poisonous to pets

It’s not just chocolate and onions, but also grapes and a whole host of other things that are edible for humans but not for dogs and cats. Very useful to information from petalia.com. Also, other common household products that you should keep away from pets. More about grapes and raisins, which can cause renal failure

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Chihuahua/Shih Tzu Mix dog is Smallest in World

According to this article… A British woman is claiming to be the owner of the world’s smallest dog. Tiny Tim is still a puppy but his owner Mandy Marks said he has not grown since he was 4 weeks old. At four inches tall at the shoulder, he is the smallest dog on record. He’s

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The Intelligence of Dogs

According to Intelligence Ranking by breed: Adaptive Intelligence (learning and problem-solving ability): this is specific to the individual animal and is measured by canine IQ tests. Instinctive Intelligence: this is specific to the individual animal and is measured by canine IQ tests. Working/Obedience Intelligence: this is breed dependent. For my dog: Chihuahua: 67 – Fair

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TV Dogs

Brush up on your canine TV history with this list of fictional dogs in live-action television. “What’s that Lassie? Timmy fell down the well?!”

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Missing Idgie, and visiting Spike

Whenever I’m home, I hear a noise, and think it’s Idgie. I start to look around, and then I remember. When I walk in the door after work, I open the door and say, “I’m home!” to the cat. I didn’t realize I did that every day until last night when I did it, and

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The Psychic Dog

Author Unknown It’s common practice in England to ring a telephone by sending extra voltage across one side of the two wire circuit and ground (earth in England). When the subscriber answers the phone, it switches to the two wire circuit for the conversation. This method allows two parties on the same line to be

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