Archive for September, 2005

Robot dogs to replace the real thing?

Friday, September 30th, 2005

Over on a site called they highlight the latest sony toy dog called “AIBO”. The latest revision of the dog is “enabled with conversation with some 1,000 phrases suited to the “character” it develops while the owner cheers it up and strokes it”. Sort of like a real dog then? According to AlertNet, the […]

Parrot knows which side his cracker is buttered on!

Thursday, September 29th, 2005

At first he was trained to shout “Long live Laloo” in support of his owner’s political party in India. Now his owner has switched his political standing he now chants “Long Live Nitish”. This change came about without any teaching according to his trainer. Mr Kumar smugly announced that “Animals are very sensible. They have […]

Explosives dogs to receive award.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

Never afraid of danger, the Springer Spaniels – Nash, Freddie and Lucy – work at Gatwick Airport and other venues for the safety of the people there. They are to receive bravery awards for their work. A spokesperson for the Sussex Police said: “By giving these awards, we acknowledge the tireless efforts of police dogs […]

Dealing with cat urine or dog urine

Tuesday, September 27th, 2005

It seems to be a very common thing that people want to know online, how to clear up after you pet has made a mistake on your carpet, rug or duvet. (Or anywhere, in fact, that has been soiled). There are many people trying to sell you the latest greatest cleaning solution out there, and […]

Top 10 dog breeds in the UK and the US

Monday, September 26th, 2005

I was reading over at the American Kennel Club website about the top breeds in the US and in the UK. They differ slightly, but both feature the Labrador Retriever, the Golden Retriever and the German Shepherd. All three of which are big strong dogs, interestingly though the interest in smaller dogs is on the […]

6 Different Dog breeds you don’t know

Monday, September 26th, 2005

I was looking at the 10 ten most owned dogs in both the UK and the US the other day (I’ll post them later on). This got me thinking that the world would be a very boring place if all people wanted were German Shepherds, Retrievers, Spaniels and Bassets. This following article by Ispas Marin […]