Roundup 80: Favorite Dog Articles & Videos of the Week
From a heartfelt look at the way we navigate through grief to a look at how BarkBox began, 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
I’m not going to write descriptions on these first two posts – I tried but my words couldn’t even come close to the sentiment I wanted to convey. Words from an outsider can’t do justice to the feelings they contain. And just to warn you they’re both tearjerkers, so you may not want to read them at work, and you’ll probably want to have a couple of tissues nearby.
On Losing My Dog & Finding My Way | Marking Our Territory
Do Animals Grieve – I Say Yes | Talking Dogs
Agony of ‘Teacup Pups:’ Micro Dogs Born With Fatal Defects & Frail Bones | The Mirror
I’ve spoken about the ridiculousness that of extreme breeding before (including the beloved Bulldog), and ‘teacup’ pups are yet another example of dogs suffering at the hands of bad breeding practices. To keep these dogs ‘teacup’ size breeders are selecting only the smallest dogs for breeding, and taking away pups from their mother too early – before they have a chance to get many of the antibodies that are vital to their health.
Bachelor Party Turns Into Puppy Rescue Mission | ABC News
My favorite feel good story of the week.
Get That Life: How I Helped Create BarkBox | Cosmopolitan
Interesting behind the scenes look at how BarkBox began.
We only hire dog people, but that doesn’t mean they have to have a dog. About 90 percent of our employees do, and the ratio of people to dogs is about even. Having dogs forces us to find balance in our workdays.