A series of images by Slovenian photographer Katja Jemec, I Looked Up and There You Were, has an unusual angle on rescued dogs:
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‘The more I see of man, the more I love my dog’
Yesterday we went into London to see the ENO’s performance of The Mikado. While having coffee in the break we stood next to an old poster from the venue (The Coliseum). The Great Lafayette was mentioned so we took a look on the WWW to find out a little more. What a fabulous story.
To read about the Great Layafette and his best friend Beauty, click here.
When I next visit Edinburgh I plan to visit the gave of Layafette and Beauty.
Runners in a half marathon must have thought they had gone barking mad when an Alabama dog got ‘fur-ther’ than expected and finished in the top 10, a paw-some performance. Ludivine, a two-and-a-half-year-old hound dog, snuck out of her owner’s yard in Elkmont, Alabama, on 16 January and wandered to the starting area of the town’s inaugural half marathon, the Trackless Train Trek.
Along with 165 runners, Ludivine then ran the half marathon, finishing in seventh place (unofficially speaking), despite wandering off during portions of the race to mingle with cheerleaders on the trail and to examine a rabbit’s carcass. Her owner, April Hamlin, did not realize Ludivine had even left the yard until friends who were volunteering at the race texted her photos of her dog.
We support the Dogs Trust and were pleased to read about their activities in trying to combat puppy smuggling. This article is cross-post from Kent Online.
Two Dachshunds named after Gogglebox’s Steph and Dom have been re-homed by the Dogs Trust after they were seized at the Eurotunnel in Folkestone.
Ok so not a dachshund but still worthy of a watch.
The annual Labor Day Wiener Dog races at Louisiana Downs kicked off this week. (This is a Facebook link so you may need to be logged in to see the video.)
…Welcome to this special musical edition of best in show, with an opportunity to throw out then fetch and retrieve some particularly tasty musical snacks. Read on, but beware, as Groucho Marx put it: “Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” …
Cross-post from The Guardian.