Roundup 77: Favorite Dog Articles & Videos of the Week
From how a dogs sense of smell can determine the time of day to the temporary suspension of Montreal’s Pit Bull ban, here’s my favorite dog articles of the week. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.
Favorite Dog Articles of the Week
From Fire Hydrants To Rescue Work, Dogs Perceive The World Through Smell | NPR
Interesting interview about a dogs sense of smell that helps explain how dogs sense storms, sniff out cancer, and how they use smells to determine the time of day. If you’re a science nerd like me be sure to listen to the full interview; it’s fascinating stuff.
Dog Tooth Found Near Stonehenge ‘Evidence of Earliest Journey’ | BBC
New questions this week about just how long dogs have been mans best friend. Researchers recently uncovered a dog tooth near Stonehenge, and by using carbon dating & analyzing the enamel they’re estimating it to be 7,000 years old.
DIY: Build Your Own Agility Jumps for Backyard Fun| Gone to the Snow Dogs
Have you thought about getting your dog into agility and didn’t know where to start? Or are you looking for a fun new way to give your dog some exercise? Here’s some great step by step instructions on how you can make your very own backyard agility jump.
Pet Bloggers ARE Lifestyle Bloggers | Blog Paws
If you blog about pets you’re probably aware of all the labels that get thrown around when trying to define just what it is we do, and what category your blog fits into. This great piece looks at how the term lifestyle blogger doesn’t just stop at mom blogs & food blogs – it includes anyone who shares information about their own lifestyle.
Judge Temporarily Suspends Montreal Pit Bull Ban | AP
Good (temporary at least) news concerning Montreal’s ban against Put Bulls – a judge has suspended parts of the new law from taking effect until Wednesday as he considers a request to have them thrown own. For now Pit Bulls can still be adopted and they don’t have to be muzzled in public.
Favorite Dog Videos of the Week
Danny Trejo gets surprised with puppies.
When your dog doesn’t want to leave the pet store.