All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Dogs’

Teen Battling Cancer Gets ‘Doggie’ Well Wishes Thanks to Viral Facebook Event

If you’re wondering why some of your Facebook friends are posting pictures of their dogs to some kid named Anthony, here’s why. 16-year-old Anthony Lyons has acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and he’s currently undergoing rounds of chemotherapy at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. According to his mother, Kristen, one of the highlights of Anthony’s days in the hospital are when he gets …

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Nina Pham Reunited With Bentley After The Dog’s Ebola Quarantine

On Saturday, November 1, Dallas nurse Nina Pham was reunited with her dog after its 21-day quarantine on suspicion for Ebola infection. Pham, who had contracted Ebola while caring for a patient and successfully recovered from the virus, met her dog Bentley again at Hensley Field, the decommissioned naval air base at which it was being quarantined. Pham was apparently …

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Eric Schmidt’s New Book Is More Loyal Than A Puppy

Google Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt has a new book coming out called How Google Works. He co-wrote it with former Google SVP and current advisor to Larry Page, Jonathan Rosenberg and Google Director of Executive Communications Alan Eagle. Page provides the foreword. I wonder where Google’s robot puppies fit into the spectrum of usefulness. Here’s the book’s …

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Mariah Carey Pampers Her Pooches, Spends $200,000 On Luxury Vacation

Superstar diva Mariah Carey is sending her dogs on a vacation that most people would love to have, spending almost $200,000 for a private jet to take them to the United Kingdom and have a holiday at a luxury hotel. The singer is all set to have her beloved dogs, The Good Reverend Pow Jackson, Mutley P., Gore Jackson The …

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Miss Beazley, Former White House Dog, Passes Away

Miss Beazley, a Scottish terrier who was the pet of former President George W. Bush, passed away Saturday after a battle with lymphoma. The former White House dog was nine. Miss Beazley (October 28, 2004 – May 17, 2014), was adopted as a birthday present for First Lady Laura Bush, and moved into the White House as a ten-week-old puppy …

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Cat Saves Boy from Dog Attack, Becomes Obvious Internet Hero

While I’m hesitant to hand the “man’s best friend” title over to our feline companions, I will say that in this particular circumstance, man was lucky to have a cat around the house. With nearly six million views on YouTube, a video entitled “My Cat Saved My Son” has struck viral gold. In the video, which appears to comes from …

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Gangs of Chihuahuas Invade Arizona Town, Hunt Kids

Satan. Satan with four legs, aka, tiny chihuahuas are causing chaos in the Phoenix suburb of Maryvale, Arizona. Alongside their mega poop parties, furious lip licking orgies, and chasing school children, the humans over at animal control fear their rapid reproduction tactics. This year, over 6,000 calls were made to animal control concerning the wild little hellions. “We compared the …

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Puppy with ‘Lion’s Blood’ Sells for $2M in China

An ancient canine breed called the Tibetan Mastiff has become a status symbol among the affluent of China, and a puppy recently sold for a record-breaking $2 million. The golden-haired dog measuring 31 inches tall was purchased by a property developer from Qingdao. Purebred Tibetan Mastiffs are sought after in their rarity, as the majority of existing bloodlines have been …

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Florida Man Caught Having Sex With Starving Dog

Owning a dog is a big responsibility. You must be prepared to feed it and care for it. Some people take their dogs for granted, however, and end up starving them. One Florida man was caught doing all this and more. WKMG Orlando reports that James Bull, 61, of Daytona Beach was arrested on Tuesday after neighbors reported him “having …

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Yelp CEO Contributes $23K To Catch Whoever Has Been Trying To Poison San Francisco’s Dogs With Meatballs

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman is really looking to make a difference this week. Not only did he write an open letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer urging her to veto SB 1062, which would have allowed businesses to discriminate against gay people (eventually she did veto it), but he is also contributing to a $25,000 reward for information that would …

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Ali Fedotowsky And Katherine Heigl Rescue Stray Dogs In Sochi

For the past few months, Russia’s government has been working hard at getting rid of hundreds of stray dogs to prepare for the Olympics. Now, it seems as if more stray dogs in Sochi will find good homes in America. After the Olympic Games, some U.S. athletes took home stray dogs that they have gotten to love during their stay …

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Westminster Dog Show Selects Wire Fox Terrier As Winner

Madison Square Garden was once again filled with spectators and canines for the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which is the second-longest sporting event held in the country, next to the Kentucky Derby. The two-day event welcomed a total of 2,845 dogs, and after a series of events, Sky, a wire fox terrier who has Facebook and Twitter accounts, …

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