I’m not to keen on the idea of parading dogs up and down in costume. I think dressing up pets is odd. Another thing I disagree about in the article is: “Nobody had an illness cured. Nobody got to go home sooner. There were no miracles. But for a little while, a whole bunch of kids got to have a little bit of fun.”
I wouldn’t be too sure about that, I’m sure a happy child heals a lot better than they otherwise would.]]>
They have a page that lays out how you can help them achieve their mission. Obviously money helps a long way, but so do items such as batteries, duct tape and dog collars. Also helpful are things like airline and gas station vouchers.
See what you can do to help them by visiting the Noah’s Wish website.]]>
According to AlertNet, the dog could well be connected by radio to the bathroom scales, a pedometer and a personal organiser in which the owner would note his daily food intake. It can then nag you to get out and exercise. Sort of like a real dog then?
Jim Landers, over a The Dallas News suggests that the toy animal is complicated enough to learn and develop patterns depending on your reactions and speech. This could lead to the situation where the owner get emotionally attached to pet dogs. Sort of like… I think you get the point.]]>
Personally I’m very suspicious of the whole affair. You can find out more on the Female First website.]]>
“By giving these awards, we acknowledge the tireless efforts of police dogs and their handlers to keep us safe.”
Read the story in full at The BBC Newsround website.]]>
He said she has no retirement plans, but when she does she’s coming home with him. And who can blame he Constable. Read more about it at The Shropshire Star‘s website.]]>
Find out more about their antics, and the vet taking them on the Coventry’s Evening Telegraph website]]>
I hope she means between the dogs, and not that they’ve prevented breakouts that previously occurred there!
Read more about the Hymns and Hounds service at the Herald Tribune]]>