The love of my life is a little, black dog named Macie. Macie got me thinking about what my relationship with my husband might be like if I just followed her lead.
We've all heard that old saying, "they fight like cats and dogs." But these cute furry friends are proving that stereotype wrong. Watch these five heartwarming YouTube videos to see why cats and dogs are a match made in pet heaven!
Imagine for a second how simple dating would be if we conducted it like a dog. Stay with me on this while I elaborate ... If we were dogs, this is how we might go about meeting one another. Our masters would take us to a park where we all can play with each other. We could casually run into each other. Then we'd immediately sniff each other (no details needed here about how dogs would do this) – maybe see if we each have good breath. If we have chemistry, then perhaps we can have our master throw the ball so we can play together.
Whether it's guarding the stoop, taking a ride in the family car, or hanging out at home on the couch, sometimes it's just tough to resist a snooze. Let's face it, the life of a pooch can be downright exhausting. So much to chew, so little time! Can you really blame the five dogs in these video clips for needing to take a power nap?
On Sunday, Prince William was snapped giving his and wife Kate Middleton's dog Lupo a big smooch on the head at a polo match. William was playing for charity (brother Prince Harry was on the opposing team!) at the Beaufort Polo Club when Kate stopped by with the couple's six-month-old cocker spaniel puppy.
A New York City man has spent more than $60,000 in lawyers' fees trying to win custody of his dog after his ex-girlfriend took the pooch to California.
Dating a dog owner? Forget Google -- you can do all your scouting just by checking out their pup. Here's what the dog says about . . . Him if it's: Well groomed: So, too, is the owner. If they're generous about their dogs, they'll likely be the same with their girlfriends. Well behaved: He likes order and appreciates good manners - or, could be controlling. This calls for further investigation.
Have you ever judged someone or made assumptions about their character based on the type of dog they owned? If the answer is yes, you had good reason to do so. A new study found that a person's choice in dog breed is indicative of their personality. Study author Dr Lance Workman explained, "People tend to report that their dog's personality is quite similar to their own, but we wanted to see if these stereotypes actually stand up to scrutiny."
Have you ever come across a gorgeous man's profile picture who seems to have everything you've ever wanted in life — except he has a cat? How about that handsome, mysterious James Bond type who claims the hobbies of cliff-diving and extreme snowboarding excites him? Crap ... he's into exotic snakes. In the online dating world, these mini-factoids may fall into a category called dealbreakers.
It turns out that this really awesome, good-looking chick had a single flaw: the guy who liked her was not a big fan of dogs. Unfortunately, he got over his distaste for dogs around the time she decided she wasn't into him. That's just how it goes.
April 10th is a day dedicated to something you probably do multiple times within every 24-hour span: hug your dog. According to a new survey of U.S. dog owners, 68% of respondents said that they actually hug their pups more often than the people in their lives. How much do we love grabbing onto our furry friends? 30 percent of those surveyed said they hug their dogs more than their relatives -- and 26 percent said that the hug their dogs more than their best friends.
Elisa Baxt recalls one of her first dog dates with her boyfriend: It was on a beautiful spring day, and she and Scott were having lunch at an outdoor cafe, eating salads and sipping lemonade. Next to them was Elisa’s three-and-a-half-year-old chow-lab mix Cody, chewing on a special order carrot (raw and unpeeled). “It was a great day,” Elisa said, “and Cody was a great icebreaker. Of course, now, she’s like our child. And we take her everywhere.”