I Hand Paint Your Beloved Pets Into Magical Nature Scenes On Mugs

I Hand Paint Your Beloved Pets Into Magical Nature Scenes On Mugs

Hi! My name is Polona and I love to paint animals! Two years ago, I started painting pets on mugs and I figured, this is the thing I really want to do! In the beginning, I was painting beautiful landscapes, forests, and meadows with moon and stars. But one day, I lost my beloved squirrel. I was heartbroken, so I decided to make a beautiful memorial of her on a ceramic coffee mug. I hand painted her and her sisters sitting between plants and pine trees in the night scene with full moon…continue reading →
Tinder-Inspired Lithuanian App Helps Shelter Dogs Find A Forever Home

Tinder-Inspired Lithuanian App Helps Shelter Dogs Find A Forever Home

The sad eyes searching for the loving heart, for a friend and companion; the sad stories and a struggle for life… We say: “No, no more sadness” with a dog adoption app GetPet that helps dogs find forever homes. Development of application began on October 19th, 2018  in Lithuania as a part of “Hack4Vilnius” Vilnius city Hackathon by our little team of 7 volunteers. It was a social initiative, as one of our team members, Asta Zaiceva Stalmakova, noted: “For a long time while taking care of homeless animals and helping animal shelters…continue reading →

14 pics of dogs riding on trains that will make your commute so much better

Commutes can often be the worst part of your day, especially if you use public transportation. It's crowded, everyone is still half asleep, and it almost always smells weird. I'm looking at you, NJTransit. However, any awful train ride can be turned around in an instant by spotting a good boy on the subway.  SEE ALSO: Seattle's gone to the dogs, literally, following record snowfall You may notice that there are more than a normal amount of bag dogs. There are some cities, like NYC, that have laws against dogs riding the subway…continue reading →
These Adorable Dog Packs Walk Together Every Day In Saratoga Springs, New York

These Adorable Dog Packs Walk Together Every Day In Saratoga Springs, New York

If you’re a pet owner, you definitely understand that owning an animal is not an easy task. Most of them are adorable creatures who are always there for us, therefore, we need to take good care of them dedicating our time and energy. But not everyone is able to give their four-legged friends enough time every day. Saratoga Dog Walkers in upstate New York offers a wonderful opportunity for those who love their dogs but don’t always have enough time to take them for a walk. More info: Instagram Image credits: Saratoga Dog…continue reading →
I Photographed Adorable Stray Dogs On The Streets Of Cape Verde

I Photographed Adorable Stray Dogs On The Streets Of Cape Verde

Hi everyone, My name is Zoltan. I’m a passionate portrait and travel photographer. I do a lot of dog portraits, I love photographing dogs, but when I travel I photograph the landscape and the everyday life of the people. I don’t even take my portrait lenses with me, because you know, you have to save as much room as you can. I usually just take my camera and my 18-35 mm lens. Recently, we traveled to Sal, Cape Verde with my fiancee Agnes. When we arrived, we were a bit shocked to see…continue reading →
People Are Loving These Doggy Helpers That A Flooring Contractor Makes His ‘Employees Of The Week’

People Are Loving These Doggy Helpers That A Flooring Contractor Makes His ‘Employees Of The Week’

The life of a contractor is an interesting one; you often have quite a niche area of expertise that you are passionate about and excel at, and you travel far and wide to help people wherever you are needed. Beats sitting at a desk from 9-5, doesn’t it? Josephsen Hardwood Floor Company has been repairing, installing, and refinishing hardwood floors in southern New Jersey for 3 generations. Fred Jr. will drive around to people’s houses in his van, where he will get to work crafting top quality floors and stairfaces at reasonable prices.…continue reading →
Swiss Foundation Raises Awareness About Animal Abuse By Posting Shocking Images Of Animals In BDSM Clothes

Swiss Foundation Raises Awareness About Animal Abuse By Posting Shocking Images Of Animals In BDSM Clothes

In social advertising any means justify the ends. Controversial, creative yet striking marketing campaigns are meant to immediately grab attention, provoke thoughts and actions. Being loud, straightforward and shocking is the key to get noticed in today’s information overload. Especially when trying to raise awareness about important and sensitive subjects, and to inspire a change which we still seem unable to make. When speaking on behalf of those, who can’t defend nor express themselves, it’s extremely important to reach people fast and effectively. So the more disturbing and provoking the ad is, the…continue reading →
Woman Finds A Stray Dog Trapped In A Wire Bed Frame, Saves Him And Decides To Adopt Him

Woman Finds A Stray Dog Trapped In A Wire Bed Frame, Saves Him And Decides To Adopt Him

Heartwarming stories are all around us. They are what inspire us, move us, and most importantly make us feel alive. When we read stories about acts of kindness or good deeds, we are inspired to become a better version of ourselves and show kindness to others to make the world a better place. This is one of those heartbreaking but inspiring stories when good wins and a mixture of compassion and empathy creates a miracle that saves the precious life of another. It all started on October 12th, 2018, when Kylina Turner was…continue reading →
Get your first BarkBox for $5 with this Valentine's Day deal — because puppy love is the best type of love

Get your first BarkBox for $5 with this Valentine's Day deal — because puppy love is the best type of love

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Heart-shaped squeakers and "chocolate" tennis balls are just a few painfully cute items in the $5 box. Image: barkbox By Leah StodartMashable Deals2019-02-05 16:14:01 UTC Don't let the corny marketing fool you — Valentine's Day is about much more than mushy romantic love. BarkBox wants help you celebrate the puppy love in your life (after all, your dog is the one who keeps you and your bottle of wine company when the romance thing gets ruff). When…continue reading →
I Capture Spanish Hunting Dogs As They Enjoy Their Life Of Freedom

I Capture Spanish Hunting Dogs As They Enjoy Their Life Of Freedom

Hi, my Name is Marcus Gier and I am a hobby-dog photographer from Cologne in Germany. I love to photograph dogs, especially the Spanish Galgo. Every year in Spain thousands of Galgos (the Spanish sighthound) are breed and born for hunting. As soon as the galgos are no longer useful for hunting, they are disposed of in an awful and painful way. They are brutally killed, hung on trees, burned alive, or otherwise tortured. The World Galgo Day is a day where all of us can give a voice to the spanish dogs…continue reading →
New Research Shows That Petting Dogs Is Like A Drug For Our Brains

New Research Shows That Petting Dogs Is Like A Drug For Our Brains

We’ve already talked about how dogs can help improve depression and your overall health, but new research is showing exactly how petting a dog affects our brains, and it’s just one more way that dogs make our lives better. Here’s how petting a dog impacts your brain, along with other ways dogs improve our lives. Advertisement How petting a dog impacts your brain You might think that our brains process all the things we touch in the same way, but it turns out that isn’t true. The brain divides things that touch our skin into three…continue reading →
We Explore The Amazing Personalities Of 11 Pets Through Our New Series Of Photography

We Explore The Amazing Personalities Of 11 Pets Through Our New Series Of Photography

Hi! We are Alexander Khokhlov and Veronica Ershova, the photographers duo based in Moscow, Russia. You could remember us as creators of the Dog Show series, where we showed you the wonderful world of dog breeds and their surprisingly unusual personalities. We would like to introduce you the new part of our big photography project that has already got several international gold awards, including PDN Faces 2017 (Winner) and Moscow International Foto Awards 2018 (Gold in Nature category). More info: alexanderkhokhlov.com | Instagramcontinue reading →
3 Important Reasons To NOT Let Your Dog Greet New Dogs While On Leash

3 Important Reasons To NOT Let Your Dog Greet New Dogs While On Leash

Advertisement If you have a friendly dog, you’re probably wondering why you shouldn’t let your dog go up to every dog you pass while walking on a leash. What’s the harm? Dogs are social creatures, right? There are actually a lot of things that can go wrong with these types of interactions. Here are 3 important reasons you shouldn’t let your dog meet new dogs while on leash. #1 – Not all dogs are friendly Just because your dog is friendly, it’s never safe to assume that other dogs are, even if their…continue reading →
I Photograph My Dogs In Our Winter Wonderland

I Photograph My Dogs In Our Winter Wonderland

I am a dog trainer and when I am not training dogs, I love to capture their spirit through photography. Dogs in nature have an amazing aura surrounding them - beautiful, wild and innocent at the same time. I spent a lot of time in the mountains, photographing my two Border Collies. Here are some shots from this winter. More info: Instagram | spiritdogtraining.comcontinue reading →
What To Do If You See A Dog With A Yellow Ribbon

What To Do If You See A Dog With A Yellow Ribbon

Advertisement Have you ever walked past a dog with a yellow ribbon tied around its collar and wondered what it meant? The Yellow Dog Project is a movement to identify dogs that may be nervous about being approached. It’s a way to signal to other people that they should keep their kids, hands, and dogs away from the marked dog unless they ask the dog’s owner for permission to approach. From their website: “Yellow Dogs are dogs who need space – they are not necessarily aggressive dogs but more often are dogs who have…continue reading →
I Tossed Powder On Some Dogs, And The Result Turned Out Amazing (13 Images)

I Tossed Powder On Some Dogs, And The Result Turned Out Amazing (13 Images)

My name is Jess Bell. I'm a Canadian photographer with a flair for capturing unique and artistic images of animals in action. I recently organized some of my very talented dog-owning friends (and their exceptional pups of course) to participate in colored powder photo shoots in order to experiment with a new technique I wanted to try out. The results are bright, crisp and dynamic! These photos are turning heads all over the internet. These crazy colors and dynamic swirls are captured in-camera in real time and on location. As a result, every…continue reading →
This Is How Your Dog Chooses Their Favorite Person

This Is How Your Dog Chooses Their Favorite Person

You would think that a dog’s favorite person would be whoever gives them the most food and attention, right? While that is often the case, it’s not always that simple. Advertisement Maybe you have a friend or family member that your dog loves so much they would knock you over to get to them. Why is that? It turns out that there are several factors that can influence your dog’s decision about who their favorite person is. Here are a few of them. 1. Who they socialize with early is a big factor…continue reading →
We Are The Sighthound Squad And We Explore Lithuania With Our Lovely Dogs

We Are The Sighthound Squad And We Explore Lithuania With Our Lovely Dogs

We are the Sighthound Squad! Our crew consists of three lovely long doggos: Fargo the Borzoi is the biggest and with the longest fur, Luna the Saluki is the youngest and smallest but at the same time the most fierce member of the squad and then there is Olivia the greyhound red foxy babe. Also, we have two human friends who take us to the wildest places in Lithuania. We love to hike in forests, fields, and visit abounded places. The Sighthound Squad story started on one social media platform. Our humans found…continue reading →
Magician Performed Magic Tricks For Shelter Dogs And Their Reactions Were Priceless

Magician Performed Magic Tricks For Shelter Dogs And Their Reactions Were Priceless

Christmas is, certainly, the time of the year when internet’s full of wholesome material. As holidays approach, people seem to feel the spirit of benevolence and sometimes go out of their way to help those in need or to simply give out little random acts of kindness. And while such gifts are most often shared between people, animals aren’t, thankfully, left behind. More info: Facebook | Instagram | Facebook (2) Image credits: John Stessel One magician, John Stessel, teamed up with director Rob Bliss and TBS to visit Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter…continue reading →
My Dog Went Missing For 21 Hours, Her Survival Was A Miracle

My Dog Went Missing For 21 Hours, Her Survival Was A Miracle

On December 10, 2018 I left my precious little dog, Sasha, at my boyfriend’s house while we went and had lunch. We were planning to get some medicine after and then I was going to go home and rest. During lunch, he received a text message that Sasha was loose. We quickly ended our lunch and raced back to his house. His mother had let her out along with her own dog and Sasha had managed to squeeze through a small hole in the gate. His mother had chased her up to the…continue reading →
Instagrammer Gives Her Followers’ Pets Creepy Makeovers With Photoshop

Instagrammer Gives Her Followers’ Pets Creepy Makeovers With Photoshop

Ida is an ordinary girl working a full-time job but the hobby she has chosen to spend her free time on is what caught our attention. Ida turns pets of her followers on social media into weird creatures that will give you nightmares rather than make you want to cuddle them. It seems that people really enjoy seeing their furry friends turned into something out of this world because her so-called “madness” is rapidly growing in popularity with almost 10k followers on Instagram. It has got to a point where Ida is hardly…continue reading →
8 Items That Will Help Make Your Dog Feel More At Home

8 Items That Will Help Make Your Dog Feel More At Home

Sharing your life with your dog starts at home, usually with a bed and a bowl. Even before we bring home our pup, we make sure we have everything he needs to be happy. Leashes, treats, etc. Once you have the basics, though, what else can you do to make sure your dog feels like your house is truly his home? You don’t have to break the bank to spoil your dog and make him feel like he belongs. He isn’t going to be able to tell the difference between his pet-supply-store bowls…continue reading →
Someone Asks What’s The Weirdest Habit Their Pets Have, And People Deliver

Someone Asks What’s The Weirdest Habit Their Pets Have, And People Deliver

We've seen dogs being weird and pets bringing home the weirdest of items, so it's no surprise that our closest (usually) four-legged friends can be really, really bizarre. Some say that pets can be so close to their owners, that they eventually mimic some behavior and we know anything about humans, we know that our own species can have some pretty strange habits. That's why it doesn't surprise anyone that pets can be a little... "out there" with their actions. Well, as long as they're not hurting anyone, we guess? People of Reddit…continue reading →
3 Adorable Border Collies Are Saving Forests Ravaged By Wildfires By Replanting Trees

3 Adorable Border Collies Are Saving Forests Ravaged By Wildfires By Replanting Trees

During the 2017 wildfire season, many fires raged across the globe, alarming both people and scientists with wildfires sparkling in such places where it was unprecedented before, like Greenland, where flames ravaged through peat bogs in a continent that’s mostly covered in ice. While the majority were questioning whether these fires were connected to global warming, considering their intensity and some unusual locations, people living in the affected areas had to deal with the reality of losing valuables to the devastating fires. In January 2017, a series of fires in Chile claimed 11 lives,…continue reading →
I Draw My Instagram Followers’ Pets And Share Their Stories With The World

I Draw My Instagram Followers’ Pets And Share Their Stories With The World

I love animals. They can teach us so much about life. And I believe that just like humans, every animal has a story to tell. In this Dollgift_petstory series, I pick random pets (holding their favorite toy, food, or rainbow) from my Instagram followers list to draw and share their stories with the world. Show Full Text Every piece of my art shares a story of love, hope and the simple joys of life. Some of them had a sad past, some were inspiring and moving while others were just adorable! Follow me…continue reading →
7 Dogs Before And After Their Haircuts (New Pics)

7 Dogs Before And After Their Haircuts (New Pics)

I’m an animal photographer and these images are from my photo series titled HAIRY. I originally posted 8 dogs here on Bored Panda in 2016. I’ve since expanded the series, spending 3 months photographing 30+ more dogs before and after their haircuts. Here are 7 new dogs. Show Full Text All the dogs have been groomed in a Japanese grooming style. Japanese dog grooming does not follow the rules of traditional, breed-standard grooming. In fact, it only has one mission ― to bring out the dogs’ individual personalities and make them look as…continue reading →
Got A Dog That Loves To Go Crazy With Their Toys? Then They Need This For Christmas

Got A Dog That Loves To Go Crazy With Their Toys? Then They Need This For Christmas

Advertisement There’s no doubt your pup made it to the nice list this year, but picking out the perfect Christmas present is tricky. Between all the balls, ropes, frisbees, stuffed ducks, and squeaky pigs you’ve ever brought home, nothing has lived for the long-term. Your dog is a destroyer of toys, a teddy bear shredder, and she leaves behind stuffing and squeakers wherever she goes. You know she finds her destructive type of play to be the most fun, but that doesn’t mean you can keep charging your credit card with toys that…continue reading →
I Tell The Story Of Abandoned Hunting Dogs In Spain Through Photography

I Tell The Story Of Abandoned Hunting Dogs In Spain Through Photography

“All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” Show Full Text On the day, Leena, our Galga, adopted through Magnificent Mutts, was no longer needed by her owner. She was to be hung from a tree as the tradition of the galgueros. On that day, evil was not going to win! A woman overheard what was about to happen and stepped in to save Leena’s life. The woman brought Leena to SOS Galgos in Barcelona, Spain, and that is where her journey to the US began.…continue reading →
Respect The Vest

Respect The Vest

You may have seen a certain dog on Instagram named Robin. Robin is my service dog. He didn’t know it when he was born into this world but he knows it now! When working, Robin knows not to interact with anyone but his handler. To work as a unit, Robin must be 100% focused on his handler. Any distraction could break this focus and he could not be able to respond properly to an episode. It seems that the public is not quite ready for service dogs. Too many times, I have been…continue reading →
Can You Imagine A Better Company At Your Wedding?

Can You Imagine A Better Company At Your Wedding?

We got married in August 2017 and back then we had only one dog – Fenris. He couldn’t assist us in the church (although I dreamed he could be a ring bearer), but he was our no.1 wedding guest. Show Full Text This year we took the wedding photoshoot again to celebrate our first anniversary and this time we had two gorgeous fluffy partners – Fenris and Björn. What we’re doing is not only about nice pictures – we want everyone to remember that dogs are family and that they can and should…continue reading →
Can You Imagine A Better Company At Your Wedding?

Can You Imagine A Better Company At Your Wedding?

We got married in August 2017 and back then we had only one dog – Fenris. He couldn’t assist us in the church (although I dreamed he could be a ring bearer), but he was our no.1 wedding guest. Show Full Text This year we took the wedding photoshoot again to celebrate our first anniversary and this time we had two gorgeous fluffy partners – Fenris and Björn. What we’re doing is not only about nice pictures – we want everyone to remember that dogs are family and that they can and should…continue reading →
Dog Remains Unconvinced Mystery Noise Is “House Settling”

Dog Remains Unconvinced Mystery Noise Is “House Settling”

Dog Remains Unconvinced Mystery Noise Is “House Settling” It happened late on Friday evening. Ned the dog was minding his own business, chewing on some Dentastix, when he heard a sudden, loud creaking noise coming from upstairs. Sources close to the situation tell The Fluffington Post that Ned immediately jumped up and began barking hysterically.  “He was going for near on 30 minutes,” said neighbor Connor Pilcher. “I didn’t hear what set him off, on account of I live next door, but boy did I hear him bark. Just barked bloody murder for a…continue reading →
13 Adorable Dogs In Ghost Costumes

13 Adorable Dogs In Ghost Costumes

Halloween is right around the corner and everyone is searching for the perfect costume. But what about your four-legged pal? He also deserves the best when it comes about Trick or Treating. Show Full Text These dog owners found the easiest, yet the best solution for their beloved pets. A white sheet over a white fur and the hunt for candies can begin! Check out these cute ghost dogs! More info: magicorama.comcontinue reading →
A New Plaque Scheme Has Launched And It’s All About Celebrating Amazing Animals

A New Plaque Scheme Has Launched And It’s All About Celebrating Amazing Animals

A new scheme has launched in the UK, that is all about honoring animals, rather than people. Show Full Text The ‘Pet Plaques’ scheme takes inspiration from the English Heritage blue plaques that have recognized people for over 150 years and turns the attention fully onto our furry friends. Aiming to highlight the many amazing things animals do and have done over the years. Just over 20 green plaques (complete with pointy pet ears) have been placed around the UK so far, with pets including Flora, a life-saving dog that predicts its owner’s…continue reading →

The ultimate pup party video

Ad Content by Canon Pancake frisbees, glam portraits, and more Mashable Brand X Pancake frisbees, glam portraits, and more Mashable Brand X What do you get when you combine pancake frisbees, pups, and plenty of photo opportunities? The biggest pup party of the year, brought to you by Canon and Mashable. We threw a photo party bash for any and every dog in Brooklyn, inviting them—and their owners, of course—to our Williamsburg space for a day full of playing, portraits, and pancakes. While their pups caught pancake frisbees, played with free toys, and…continue reading →
I Photograph Street And Shelter Dogs

I Photograph Street And Shelter Dogs

I spent the last 3 months traveling and volunteering in Eastern Europe with the aim of photographing street and shelter dogs. At the moment I'm in South of Athens, Greece, volunteering in a shelter for disabled dogs. Show Full Text With this photography project called "Everydaystray", I want to raise the awareness of street dogs and stop people from buying puppies from strange breeders instead of adopting from one of the thousand crowded shelters around the world. Have a look at some of the pictures I made so far. More info: Instagramcontinue reading →
I Combine The Stunning Beauty Of Nature And Personalities Of Adventurous Dogs To Achieve These Photographs

I Combine The Stunning Beauty Of Nature And Personalities Of Adventurous Dogs To Achieve These Photographs

I'm Alicja Zmysłowska, a 23-year old dog photographer from Poland. Dog photography combines my all greatest passions and creates a kind of unique lifestyle. Show Full Text In my new project “Craving Miracles”, I combined the stunning beauty of nature and personalities of adventurous dogs. I was mostly inspired by the beauty of the northern landscapes of Norway, Iceland, and Alaska. I wanted to create something new, unique, and different. Something that would bring my dog photography to another level. My biggest goal is to never be repetitive and have my own ideas. For…continue reading →
Photographer Puts Dogs And Their Owners Side By Side, And The Resemblance Is Uncanny

Photographer Puts Dogs And Their Owners Side By Side, And The Resemblance Is Uncanny

Like owner, like dog... This saying has never been so true. Why? Just take a look at this fun series created by British photographer Gerrard Gethings who is known for his animal portraits that are always full of character. Show Full Text This time Gethings brought the best appearance traits of both people and their beloved pets to the public eye by pairing them together. Talent, creativity and, of course, hard work lead to these hilarious portraits of owners posing in the same manner as their furry friends, and the more you look…continue reading →