The death of a beloved pet can be a traumatizing experience, and most people love their pets as they would any other member of their family. But would you pay $50,000 to clone a new version of your beloved pet from the DNA of the deceased? The lady in this clip didn’t hesitate to head over to South Korea, shell out the cash and clone her deceased dog Trouble, and she seems to have no regrets about her decision…
Featured invention at the Davinci Inventor Showcase 2011
An innovative retractable dog leash designed to fit into a compact, incredibly strong locket that snaps to a magnetic collar attachment when not in use, allowing your dog to carry the leash when you want hands-free convenience.
PepsiCo’s 100% plant-based bottle.
Remember the Cola Wars? Get ready for the Bottle Wars. PepsiCo Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a bottle made entirely of plant material, which it says bests the technology of competitor Coca-Cola and reduces its potential carbon footprint.
Dogs are a distraction to drivers.
Drivers face additional risk when man’s best friend is along for the ride, according to a national survey by AAA and Kurgo Pet Travel Products. More than 43 percent of Colorado households include a dog, according to a Wednesday release from AAA Colorado.
Flying dogs and the stories they lived to tell about
Some of the most amazing stories in history have involved dogs. Here are some of those amazing stories.
1.) Two dogs survived the sinking of Titanic, yes that’s right,two DOGS survived. They escaped on early lifeboats carrying so few people that no one objected. Miss Margaret Hays of New York brought her Pomeranian with her in lifeboat No. 7, while Henry Sleeper Harper of the publishing family boarded boatNo. 3 with his Pekinese, Sun Yat Sen. (Pics)
If you’ve been dying to purify the air that surrounds your pet as he navigates your home, yard, and the world at large, then you can relax. The invention – the Ionizing Air Purifier for Pets – to end all allergic reactions and bad smells that irritate you and your pet is now available for your pet to wear 24/7 on an accompanying harness.
For those who are keen to keep fit but low on motivation, a personal trainer is often the best option. But the human version may not be the most effective. Dog owners get more exercise walking their pet than someone with a gym membership, researchers have found.
Does your dog know how to shoot pool?
There are apparently some rare skills that only a few elite dogs can master. This is one of them. Are dogs truly smarter than what we give the credit for? Second fun video after the jump.
Turn ‘Fluffy’ into a fluffy pillow!
What could be more comforting than the memories of your late pet laid to rest beneath your sleeping head? If a cherished pet’s death leaves you sleepless and missing that warm, furry embrace, then Patricia Moore of Naples, Florida, may have the answer: pillows stuffed with your pet’s ashes.
Moore started Soft-Hearted Products after she lost her own dog, Samantha. Samantha was cremated and her ashes were returned to her owner in an urn that felt cold and impersonal.
“She was always with me,” Moore said. “On my lap, on my bed, next to me. I missed that so much.”
Moore hired a local seamstress to fashion a soft pillow that held in its centre Samantha’s ashes encased in plastic. She was so satisfied with the results that she decided to extend the idea to the public in hopes that her pillows would help relieve others of the grief of losing a pet…
Burmese Python in the Florida Everglades
The population of Burmese pythons in Florida’s Everglades may have grown to as many as 150,000 as the non-native snakes make a home and breed in the fragile wetlands, officials said.
Caffeine is widely seen as relatively harmless – but these drastic images will make even habitual coffee drinkers rethink
What exactly are you doing to your brain when you drink alcohol or coffee? If you think they can’t be doing much harm, the pictures after the jump may come as a shock. (Pics)
On a remote U.S. Forest Service road in Arizona a few years ago, the driver of a white minivan slowly rolls to a stop, sticks a rifle out the window, and starts firing at what look to be wild turkeys.