Book Excerpt: Amazing Images from the New ‘Isle of Dogs’ Companion

It’s not a surprise that Matt Zoller Seitz’s The Wes Anderson Collection was among the most successful of the recent burst of film-related, design-heavy coffee-table books, because it’s such an ideal merging of subject and format — Anderson’s work is so meticulous, and his films are so detail-oriented, they tend to lend themselves to the minutiae-gazing […]

Barking mad: IKEA faces online backlash over ‘sexist’ Facebook post ‘comparing’ women to pet dogs

IKEA’s Russian branch has got itself in hot water over a Facebook ad that some users saw as comparing women to dogs and purveying sexist stereotypes. The company deleted the post and apologized after the outcry. The controversial post featured a Jack Russell terrier dog sitting at a table in in front of a serving […]

Old Dogs, New Tricks: Appearance Packages Keep the Truck Fires Burning at Toyota

The current crop of Toyota pickups are good, solid machines. This is proven by their continued sales performance, particularly the Tacoma and 4Runner. Their half-ton is behind the eight ball in terms of powertrain and interior gadgetry but continues to appeal to certain customers and enjoys healthy loyalty numbers. Hard points are expensive propositions with […]

Russian ban on blood-chilling ‘contact baiting’ of hunting dogs comes into force

Following heated discussion and a conflict between the upper and lower chambers of parliament, Russia has eventually introduced the law banning ‘live baiting’ – the training of hunting dogs using live captured wild animals. The changes were announced on Tuesday on the Russian State Duma’s website. The bill was passed by the State Duma in […]

Going to the Dogs: Land Rover Launches New Range of ‘Premium Pet Packs’

The benign mental illness that is pet ownership leaves those affected by it perpetually concerned with the well-being of non-human animals. Creatures are fed, groomed, and spoken to in pleasant tones as frequently as possible to ensure their existence is as stress free and safe as possible. Knowing that pets cannot reside in your lap […]

People really do love dogs more than other humans, according to a new study

Jordan Koons / Unsplash New research has shown people are more empathetic to dogs than adult humans.  Only a baby human elicited more sympathy than an adult dog from study participants. This is because we see dogs as part of the family, rather than just pets. Some dog owners love their four-legged friends so much that […]

Has His Love of Bolivia’s Street Dogs Gone Too Far?

Before starting his rounds feeding street dogs in the freezing nighttime temperatures of La Paz, Fernando Kushner slips on a brand-new winter jacket (donated by outdoor brand Totto) in hopes of fending off a relapse of the pneumonia he is just getting over. He grabs his cellphone (donated by Huawei) with its incredibly powerful camera […]

Blues, Dogs name final teams

Video Image Hawks edge out St Kilda0:00 AFL: Hawthorn have held off a resilient St Kilda in a thrilling match at Etihad Stadium. August 18th 2018 13 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/AFL/ MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — APRIL 27: Patrick Cripps of the Blues fends off a tackle during the AFL round six match between the […]

Bork! Bork! (Adorable ‘Russian Subway Dogs’ Are On The Loose)

Rise up, fellow furry brothers and sisters, for it is time to rob the masses of their delectable subway treats and make some subterranean ruckus! In other words: single-screen, score-chasing platformer Russian Subway Dogs is now available and it has you following orders from the Proletaricat. The game’s premise is simple: you’re a dog, living […]