Petside Digest: Take Your Dog to Work Day, Ugly Dogs Earmark Animal NewsPublished June 22, 2012
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9 Tips for Take Your Dog to Work Day: ABC News
We'll start this week's edition of the Petside Digest off with a bit of fun news. And that fun news, of course, is what every dog owner already knows: that today is Take Your Dog to Work Day! For one day, canines are allowed to run free in the office.
Taking your pup to work can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a bit of work. ABC News has outlined nine tips to keep in mind if your furry friend will be making the trip to the office! Check them out, and you'll set your self up to have a fine Friday with Fido by your working side.
World's Ugliest Dog Contest is Today: Petside
The animal community truly is buzzing this week! Today marks another great day, as later on tonight the 24th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest will be taking place over on the left coast.
Check out Petside's article, and get excited for the event! This year's winner is sure to be ugly as ever, and cute in their own way. Don't miss out on the chance to get geared up for the contest and learn a little bit about its historic past.
Camera Records Dog's Emotions: Mashable
Coping with the death of a pet can be a difficult thing. A potential new tech product though is hoping to help owners deal with that loss.
The product, Pet's View, is a concept camera that will look to tie the visions a dog sees directly to their emotions. A dog's emotions, the designer claims, are influenced by the actions of its owners. Play, for instance, will elicit a joyous response.
The camera, which will provide instant playback of a dog's memories for their owner, is designed to hopefully help owners deal with their pet's loss. Something about the whole thing seems a little bit intrusive though.
We'll let you decide, though. Cool or creepy? Weigh in with a comment!
Dogs Have Health Benefits: Petside
This likely doesn't come as a surprise, but if you weren't exactly sure, pets do indeed have hard health benefits, according to some research. Read the article and check out what they are!
Adoptable Pet of the Week: Mr. Big
Mr. Big seems aptly named. His physical size, though, is only half the size of his heart! This adorable, adoptable male cat hailing from El Paso, Texas is in search of a forever-home that you can give him! He's already neutered and up-to-date on all of his routine shots. Consider giving this big guy a home, and he'll be sure to cough up a cuddle or several in exchange!