While your beloved canine might be the centre of your universe, chances are, you’re not the centre of theirs. And to prove this point, people in Japan have come up with a bizarre experiment which has them pretending to faint in order to see how their pets react.
Instagram is going crazy – and rightly so – for a little guinea pig name Fuzzberta. It’s not just her name that’s cute, either. This little charmer is melting our hearts with her too-cute and too-funny cosplay outfits. Yes, a guinea pig has a whole wardrobe full of costumes, get used to it!
Winston the woma python seems to have mistaken barbecue utensils for food. Ouch! This poor little guy swallowed a pair of tongs as his owner fed him a dead rat. When Aaron couldn’t get the tongs back from Winston (his grip was way too strong!), he left them in Winston’s cage. Err, bad idea. Later it was discovered that the python had swallowed the BBQ tongs whole.
You might have a really cute dog, one with his own Instagram account, but he won’t get followers unless you make him stand out of the crowd. And over in Taiwan, pet owners are taking their dogs to the salon to make sure they really do stand out.
What does the fox say? Apparently, bark bark. This is Todd the fox, he was rescued by Emma D’Sylva when he was just 4 months old. In the seven months since his adoption, he’s been living with Emma and her two Labradors, Sky and Oakley, and now thinks he’s a dog himself.
Cockatiels are known for their melodious tweets. And Great Danes are known for their goofiness. So put them both together in a home video and you’ve got gold. As the cockatiel moves in closer toward its four-legged friend, he lets out a screeching tweet. The dog’s reaction?
Pit bulls have got a bad rap over the past few years, but one very energetic pit bull named Hulk is the complete opposite of all your negative perceptions. Hulk is only 18 months old (and therefore still growing) but he’s one of the biggest pit bulls in the world!
AIBO the robotic dog was sold in Japan by Sony between 1999 and 2006. Equipped with artificial intelligence, these dogs were able to develop their own personality and they were so popular that the initial batch of 3000 units were sold out in 20 minutes flat, in spite of the $US2,000 price tag.
Photographer and dog lover Andrew Fladeboe set out to capture images of animals because he believed no one was portraying them the way he saw them.
We can’t get enough of watching this Shiba Inu stoically trying to swim in mid-air, but just… can’t… reach the water with his woefully short legs. Thanks to this video by graphic designer Tommy Returntables on Instagram of his dog Maruko doing just that, our day has been made.
You can grab yourself a regular fish tank or you can grab yourself the Flying Fish Bowl by Yael Mer and Shay Alkalau of Raw Edges. This wall-mounted fish tank contains 12 litres of water and is designed like a small city inside, with scenery including small industrial factories, oil rigs, nuclear stations, and drains!
Mum’s are typically the ones to protect their young from any harm. But, in this case, the dog does the mum’s protective work. Discovering their pets’ protective nature while vacuuming, this family decided to film the instinctive behaviour and upload it to YouTube. The results are hilariously adorable.
Born with his two front legs missing, two-legged chihuahua TurboRoo was just a six-month-old puppy when he got fitted for a 3D-printed wheelchair to help him walk on ground. The feisty dog uses the device to push him forward as he walks on his hind legs. Like Lazarus, the cat with a cleft palate, TurboRoo […]
Swedish furniture chain giant IKEA has been recently experimenting with putting life-sized cardboard cutouts of actual homeless cats and dogs on its showroom pieces — such as couches and rugs — in Singapore, to get customers thinking about bringing a potential pet home. The cutouts come with unique barcodes that can be scanned with a mobile device to get instant information about the actual animal pictured.