This Dog’s Nuts!

There’s nothing that brings a smile more than watching different animal species getting along — so sit back and enjoy this YouTube celebrity squirrel hiding nuts inside a dog’s fur…just in time for Thanksgiving! (YouTube)

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Heart of A Dog trailer

“Every love story is a ghost story.” – David Foster Wallace

Laurie Anderson, the well-known performance artist, uses DFW’s words and more in her new deeply personal film about love and loss, as she documents her difficult experiences with losing family members, spouses (Lou Reed), and, of course, her lovely Rat terrier, Lolabelle, in Heart of A Dog.

Miley Cyrus Drops Free #DogLovers Album! #MCandHerDeadPetz

1396802271_miley-cyrus-dog_2Fresh off the VMAs, Miley Cyrus surprised her fans this week by dropping a new FREE album called Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz — which was inspired, I assume, by the loss of her pet dog, Floyd, last year. You can listen to the full album HERE!

After a quick preview, I found “The Floyd Song (Sunrise)”, “Karen Don’t Be Sad”, and “I Get So Scared” to be particularly heartwarming and heartbreaking at the same time. So twerk that! (photo: US Mag)

However, if you want to just stick with the old school “Wrecking Ball” Miley, then check out the new Seth Rogen trailer for The Night Before, which celebrates Christmas –– and her classic hit as well!

RIP: Uggie, “The Artist” of #Dogs

Sad news today in the celebrity dog world when word came that Uggie, the lovable Jack Russell terrier in the 2011 film, The Artist, was put to rest this past Friday. He will not only be remembered for his charming presence on the silver screen, but also his “infinite love for chicken and hot dogs”, one of his trainers said. (NY Daily News)

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Jimmy Kimmel Remembers Cecil the Lion

2AC66D5F00000578-0-image-a-8_1437645720804The Internet exploded with outrage yesterday (and rightfully so) over the truly disturbing circumstances surrounding the death of Cecil the Lion, who was killed on a ‘hunting trip’ by a Minnesota dentist outside a Zimbabwean national park.

Even late night funnyman, Jimmy Kimmel, got a little choked up retelling the awful tale — as well as throwing in a ‘small penis’ joke…

Honey Badger Takes the Hot Dog Car Challenge!

Taking a page from last year’s #IceBucketChallenge playbook, NFL star, Tyrann Mathieu (formerly nicknamed “Honey Badger”) has teamed up with PETA to demonstrate how dangerous it is to leave your family pooch in a hot car for just a few minutes during the dog days of summer…

All #Dogs Go to Kevin…unleashed!

all dogs go to kevin vet school veterinary dr jessica vogelsangMore than just a clever spin on the classic Disney title, All Dogs Go to Kevin: Everything Three Dogs Taught Me (That I Didn’t Learn in Veterinary School) is Dr. Jessica Vogelsang’s new humorous, touching memoir that details the three amigos dogs that have impacted her life before and after becoming a vet.

You can read an excerpt here on Medium!

A Robot Dog’s Mortality

You think losing the family dog is tough? Well, even the loss of a pet robot dog has sent thousands of owners reeling when Sony stopped making replacement parts for its high-tech pooch, Aibo — as seen here in this New York Times piece, A Robotic Dog’s Mortality. Check out the touching video here!

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The Magical Fantastical Photicular #Safari Book!

safari photicular book dan kainen carol kaufmannI came across the new SAFARI: THE PHOTICULAR BOOK (Workman Publishing) at a local indie bookstore — and it just seemed to pop out at me!

Created by Dan Kainen and Carol Kaufmann, this ingeniously-designed hardback will make all wild animal lovers feel like kids in a candy store!