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Japan Is Holding Actual Funerals For Sony's Robotic AIBO Dogs

When a decades old toy breaks down and stops working with no hope of repair, you usually just toss it or find some way to recycle the parts. But what if you’re as attached to that toy as you were a pet? In Japan, people are giving Sony’s robot AIBO dog actual funerals to say goodbye to their faithful, electronic companions.


Judge The Depth Of Snow By Looking At Passing Dogs 

Overnight, nearly a metre of snow is set to blanket the east coast. Or, if you don’t have a tape measure to gauge the fall, approximately one dog’s worth.


Adventure: California's Lost Coast

Way up at the top of Northern California is a little piece of wilderness called The Lost Coast. It’s too rugged to build on, meaning it’s the last coastline here that’s unspoiled. It’s also dangerous, as you can see in this picture. Especially in winter, during a storm. Let’s go backpacking!


Can Dogs Really Understand Humans? The Scientific Answer

Video: I think my dog Amos — attentively listening above — understands me. I’m not talking about his 100 tricks learnt thanks to these guys and the power of the clicker (he follows commands better than most kids). I’m talking about true understanding. This video explains why this thought isn’t crazy at all.


Gift Guide: 9 Pawsome Gifts For Dogs And The People Who Love Them

We’ve got a pretty sweet deal going with man’s best friend — we provide dogs with shelter and food, they provide us with unconditional love and loyalty. This Christmas, show your four-legged compatriot exactly how much you appreciate his companionship with these delightful doggie presents.


Watch A Puppy Grow Into A Full-Grown Dog In 23 Seconds

Video: Meet Sophia. She’s an adorable Rhodesian Ridgeback who is featured in this time lapse that shows her grow from a two-month-old puppy to a full grown tjree-year-old dog. The whole time lapse only lasts 23 seconds. Sophia’s humans totally should have joined in on the picture-taking fun.


My Dog Treed A Mountain Lion

My dog treed a cat last week a few kilometres from my house in Los Angeles. No firemen were needed to get it down. The cat weighed 45kg.


From Sky To Table In 12 Hours

Saturday night, I had dove breasts and braised pheasant for dinner. That’s because that morning, I’d shot them, brought them home, cleaned them on my back porch, then sat and watched as my girlfriend made them for dinner.


Puppy In A Teddy Bear Costume Walking On A Treadmill Is A Real Life Ewok

Video: Meet Munchkin the Shih Tzu Or as I like to call her when she’s wearing her teddy bear costume, a real life Ewok from Star Wars. Or maybe she’s just a real life teddy bear. Whatever she is, she’s super cute and when I watch her walk, I can’t help but smile.


Your Dog Will Never Appreciate How Great This Alien Facehugger Leash Is

It’s hard to not spoil your pets, and even harder when you come across an amazing dog leash and harness that makes it look like your pup is being attacked by a facehugger from Alien. Who cares if it costs $US150? Get out of my dreams and onto my medium-sized dog.