Friday Fun

Friday Fun – Funny Dog Videos of the Week

Its Friday again – doesn’t the week seem to fly on by. Today here are three funny dog videos from the last week that brought a smile to our face.

Hit the break to see the videos.

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Robin Williams Pet Pug Leonard – Pet of the Week

Its been a few weeks since we heard the tragic news that Robin Williams took his own life. He was truly a remarkable man who touched so many of us through the magic of laughter and with his generosity.

While you may remember him for his many great movie performances, Williams was also an avid animal lover and animal rights activist. Not only did he support animal welfare, Williams adopted a vegan lifestyle and refused to wear animal products such as leather or wool.

Williams adopted a Pug called Leonard who he went everywhere with. “For pure loyalty, there is nothing like a pug,” he said in a Q&A with The Sun.

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Pile of Delicious Biscuits

Hilarious Dog Story – Dogs are Smarter then you Think!

My friend told me a hilarious story about his dog the other day. His dog is called Bengie and ol’ Bengie has quite the clever head on his shoulders.

A couple of months ok my friend asked his mate to help install a dog flap on the backdoor. After setting it up he and his mate wanted to test it out, so grabbing a dog treat they went outside to try and coax Bengie out through the door. Well Bengie was having none of it, which is strage for a couple of reasons.

Dog wants foodFirstly Bengie is people oriented so if everyone is outside he would just naturally migrate to where everyone is. Secondly he loves food. Nuff said.

So they go back in and get a biscuit, give Bengie a little bit then go outside with the rest of it and wait. Still nothing. Hmm thats weird.

Back in they go one last time and there is good ol’ Bengie up on the small table eating the rest of the biscuits straight from the plate!

What a clever cookie. Sorry couldn’t help it.

Afghan Hound sitting down

Three large dog breeds for those who are after a ‘Real Dog’

If you love large dogs then today’s post is for you. We are going to have a look at three popular large dog breeds and why you should choose them for your new pet!

1. Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

One of the oldest dogs in existence the Afghan Hound is a combination of power and elegance. This regal breed sets some real style and is dubbed the “Aristocrats” of the noble dog world.

It is distinguished by its thick, fine, silky coat and its tail with a ring curl at the end.

This regal look comes with a regal behaviour though. They are independent thinkers who don’t particularly care about pleasing you, they may display passive resistance by bracing their legs and refusing to move. You must show them, through absolute consistency, that you mean what you say.

Is the Afghan Hound Right For You?

Afghan Hounds need access to a large fenced area — fenced because these independent dogs have been known to take off and not come back. If there is a dog club in your area, get your Afghan Hound involved in lure coursing (chasing a mechanised lure around a track or across an open field). This is an appropriate outlet for the full-speed galloping behaviours that are “hardwired” into his genes.

See our full Afghan Hound Guide

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