Can Dogs Tell Time?

Can Dogs Tell Time?

Advertisement Every night at exactly the same time, your dog gives you “the look.” You don’t need to check the clock to know it’s time for dinner. For other dog owners, the same phenomenon happens when it’s time to leash up and go for a walk. No matter what you’re doing, the dog always knows when it’s time to go. And then there are dogs that know exactly when it’s time for their owners to come home. They pull off this trick without seeing a car or hearing its engine. All this evidence…continue reading →
Dog Rocking Baby To Sleep

Dog Rocking Baby To Sleep

Who needs a babysitter when you have a dog like this one.This beagle is named Charlie and is everybody’s favorite in the house, not only because it is so cute, but also because he loves babies and helping the parents with some chores [embedded content] Bored Panda works best if you switch to our Android appcontinue reading →
Hero Dog Gets Bitten By A Venomous Rattlesnake After Jumping In Front Of It To Save His Human

Hero Dog Gets Bitten By A Venomous Rattlesnake After Jumping In Front Of It To Save His Human

Every dog owner is familiar with those early morning walks with the beloved pet. So is Paula Godwin from Anthem, USA, who casually took a carefree walk with her two dogs – Todd and Cooper – last Friday, June 29th, but it ended not really as she expected. Show Full Text Everything happened so fast, Paula at first didn’t even notice something sitting on the road in front of her. “It was a beautiful morning but as we were walking down the hill I literally almost stepped on a rattlesnake,” Godwin wrote in…continue reading →
Here’s How Petting A Dog Impacts Your Brain

Here’s How Petting A Dog Impacts Your Brain

Advertisement 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. 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 →
This Photographer Makes Beautiful ‘Ads’ For Dogs So They Could Find A Forever Home, And You’ll Want To Adopt Oso

This Photographer Makes Beautiful ‘Ads’ For Dogs So They Could Find A Forever Home, And You’ll Want To Adopt Oso

People who go to animal shelters to find a friend often miss out on getting to know each of the dogs. But a photographer Rachael Rodgers from Canada is changing that with beautiful 'ads' for shelter dogs. Show Full Text "A great adoption photo is a golden ticket to the perfect home," says Rachael. Her love for dogs and eagerness to help them motivated her to begin volunteering at the local animal shelter. She decided to take dogs, drive them to a beautiful location and take heartwarming pictures. The photographer highlights not only…continue reading →
5 Tips For Helping A Dog That Doesn’t Like The Rain

5 Tips For Helping A Dog That Doesn’t Like The Rain

Advertisement When a rain-filled weather report interrupts your dog’s regular exercise and bathroom break routine, simple things become immensely more complicated. You prepare for pee stains on the carpet, stinky surprises in the hallway, and a rambunctious pet with too much energy for indoor activities. Refusing to go outside in the rain is common in dogs. Think about it, you don’t like getting soaked by the rain, and your dog is no different. They’re used to the good life of memory-foam dog beds and a bin full of toys, and being forced into…continue reading →
96+ Hilarious Dog Snapchats That Are Impawsible Not To Laugh At (Part 5)

96+ Hilarious Dog Snapchats That Are Impawsible Not To Laugh At (Part 5)

We love to share all of our lives on social media, what we wear, what we eat, where we go and most importantly our friends and family. For many of us our dogs fall in the friends and family category. These furry playmates are more than animals, they are jokesters, guardians and sometimes even models. Show Full Text Dog owners love to share their canine’s shenanigans on Snapchat, paired with clever captions. Even if you don't have a pet of your own, Bored Panda still thinks you should be able to enjoy the…continue reading →
Vet Technician Share Bizarre Animal Stories And You Won’t Believe This Guy Didn’t Know Dogs Have Nipples

Vet Technician Share Bizarre Animal Stories And You Won’t Believe This Guy Didn’t Know Dogs Have Nipples

Visits to the vet can be scary and stressful for the animals, often leaving them drugged and confused. And while we might think that they look quite funny afterward, narrow-eyed expressions aren't the only humorous things to come out of vet visits. There's another side of the story, and Imgur user tankgirl215 is here to share it. Show Full Text The woman works as a veterinary technician and has seen plenty of animals while working, collecting various stories and incidents through the years. And yesterday she shared a few of them with the world.…continue reading →
Vet Has Important Message After Dog Almost Drowns In Fast Moving Water

Vet Has Important Message After Dog Almost Drowns In Fast Moving Water

Advertisement After an ordinary lunch break turned into a traumatic experience, Utah veterinarian Wynlee Decker has an important message for fellow pet owners. Decker almost lost her three-legged pup named Tobi in an area where they have visited countless times. The Pine View canal was moving fast that day, and now she wants to warn the dog-loving community about the dangers of fast-moving waters. Decker and Tobi regularly decide to spend lunch outdoors somewhere near Decker’s office at North Ogden Animal Hospital. Last week, it was hot out, and Decker took Tobi to…continue reading →
Husband Fed Up With The 30 Dogs His Wife Pets Asks Her To Choose Him Or The Dogs, And Probably Regrets It Afterwards

Husband Fed Up With The 30 Dogs His Wife Pets Asks Her To Choose Him Or The Dogs, And Probably Regrets It Afterwards

“It’s me or the dogs,” Mike Haslam told his wife Liz after he felt that he is not able to deal with her 30 dogs anymore. Show Full Text The couple from Barnham, Suffolk, has been married for 25 years when 53-year-old Mike Haslam decided to give his 49-year-old wife a very unusual ultimatum to choose between him and her pets. Liz, proving she loves her dogs unconditionally, without much hesitation chose her Bull Terriers. Since Liz is from a truly animal-obsessed family (her mother bred West Highland terriers and her father ran…continue reading →
7 Ways Owning A Dog Improves Your Overall Health

7 Ways Owning A Dog Improves Your Overall Health

Advertisement Dogs can be trained to open doors and provide support during epileptic episodes, but even without those skills, dogs naturally improve the health and well-being of the people who love them. Adopting a dog into your life, or even volunteering to spend time with rescue dogs, opens you up to surprising health benefits. From mental and emotional well-being to your physical strength and energy, dogs can improve nearly all aspects of what it means to be healthy. Here are a few examples. 1. They Get You Moving All dogs, even the ones…continue reading →

Turns Out, UPS Drivers Have A Facebook Group About Animals They Meet On Routes, And It’ll Make Your Day (New Pics)

Long gone are the days when dogs were every postman’s worst nightmare. If ‘UPS dogs‘ is anything to go by, it seems we have gone full circle and they are now best of friends! And it’s not just dogs your friendly delivery guy encounters on his route. There are alpacas, deer, geese, goats, sheep, chickens and, of course, cats too! What began as a simple Facebook page, set up by UPS driver Sean McCarren to celebrate the furry friends he and other drivers meet along the way, is now a phenomenon, with regular…continue reading →
9-Year-Old Boy Takes A Picture With Every Dog He Pets

9-Year-Old Boy Takes A Picture With Every Dog He Pets

Advertisement It doesn’t matter whether they’re big, small, fluffy, young, or old—Gideon Kidd loves dogs. The nine-year-old loves their different personalities and the way they roll over on their backs for belly rubs. He even loves it when they lick his face. Gideon has one dog at home named Walter (along with three cats and two gerbils), but his love for furry friends extends to the entire canine kingdom. All he wants to do is pet dogs, and while he’s at it, he’s spreading an important message. Regardless of the kind of day…continue reading →
Amazing dog recognizes long-lost brother while out on a walk

Amazing dog recognizes long-lost brother while out on a walk

By Petrana Radulovic2018-05-18 15:03:01 UTC You may wonder what secret life your pet lead before coming to you, but for the owner of a Labradoodle named Louie, the past just got a little clearer.  Twitter user @itswalela posted a picture of Louie in the park after he spotted another Labradoodle and immediately stopped what he was doing.  After talking to the other dog's owner, Louie's family discovered that the two dogs came from the same breeder and had the same parents. Yes, that's right — the two dogs are brothers.  My fam got…continue reading →
This Man Has Spent More Than 15k Dollars Pampering His Dog, And It’s Not The End

This Man Has Spent More Than 15k Dollars Pampering His Dog, And It’s Not The End

Kevin Chan, the owner of probably the most stylish dog in the world, a three-year-old Afghan Hound AJ Nirvana Battle, has already spent more than 100,000 Chinese Yuan so far (15,000+ US dollars) and 6-8 hours per week trying to keep his pet’s fur fabulous every single day. Show Full Text Chan says that Battle was already the most beautiful dog in the world when they first met each other, and he doesn’t mind spending time or money on his pet since he’s a family member. Battle is given regular baths every 7…continue reading →
Bucket List Buddies Are Making Their Last Days On Earth Worth Every Second

Bucket List Buddies Are Making Their Last Days On Earth Worth Every Second

Advertisement Hearing bad news is devastating, but it always helps to have a friend by your side. Two dogs, a Golden Retriever named Buckeye and a Bulldog named Harley Bruiser, both received the worst news possible; they only had a few months to live. Cancer is quickly taking over their bodies, but their respective families are determined to make their last months at home the best they’ve ever had. They’ve put together bucket lists for the dogs, and the two buddies are spending their days doing exactly what they love—and the best part…continue reading →
Blind Dachshund And His Guide Dog Pit Bull Finally Reunited After They Were Split Up During Adoption

Blind Dachshund And His Guide Dog Pit Bull Finally Reunited After They Were Split Up During Adoption

The 12-year-old dachshund, named OJ, and the 6-year-old pit bull Blue Dozer have been best friends since the day they met. They share a really special bond – not only they were adopted as a pair, but also Blue Dozer is OJ’s guide because the poor dachshund is completely blind. The woman who first introduced them to each other adopted the pit bull about four years ago and already had OJ. Sadly, she recently became homeless and couldn’t keep them anymore, but requested that they’d stay together after bringing them to the shelter.…continue reading →
I Documented The 10 Year Friendship Of My American Staffie And Adopted Kitten And This Is What It Looks Like

I Documented The 10 Year Friendship Of My American Staffie And Adopted Kitten And This Is What It Looks Like

As my very own first dog – american Staffordshire terrier just turned 12 years old, I have decided to show her 10 year friendship with adopted kittens. Staffies are still followed by negative shadow of the breed in social media, but what I truly understood is the tender intelligence that best describes it. This is the very fist pic of 4 weeks old kitten acceptance to the family Shared their comfort and everything else Settled the level of hierarchy. and again Guarded one another… I mean litterally… Improoved their hygienne habits. Been there…continue reading →
Your Dog Might Need A “Nose Job” And Here’s Why

Your Dog Might Need A “Nose Job” And Here’s Why

Does it sometimes seem that short-snouted dogs can barely breathe? Well there’s a 50% chance you’re right. “Around one in 5 dogs registered with the Kennel Club is now a Pug, Frenchie or Bulldog – compared to one in 50 in 2005. While some of these dogs lead good lives, research suggests that around 50% have significant breathing issues and that very few can breathe as well as a dog with a normal muzzle.” says Jemima Harrison, the founder of CRUFFA (The Campaign for the Responsible Use of Flat-Faced Animals). Show Full Text…continue reading →
I Spoke To A Woman Who Has Fostered 36 Elderly And Neglected Dogs In The Space Of Three Years

I Spoke To A Woman Who Has Fostered 36 Elderly And Neglected Dogs In The Space Of Three Years

51-year-old Carla Whiting volunteers for a no-kill animal shelter called Last Chance Hotel. Her role in the charity is to provide a temporary (or in some cases permanent) home for dogs that have, for one reason or another, been dumped in a pound. If it wasn’t for Carla, these dogs would be put to sleep rather than finding a new home, but unfortunately, this is still the reality for a huge number of dogs that find themselves without homes. Show Full Text I spoke to Carla about the dogs she currently cares for…continue reading →
Woman Facing $4000 Fine For Dumping Her 4 Dogs Has A Change Of Heart And Turns Herself In

Woman Facing $4000 Fine For Dumping Her 4 Dogs Has A Change Of Heart And Turns Herself In

It’s heartbreaking to find abandoned animals left to fend for themselves. Too bad, that many irresponsible people throw away their pets and some don’t even bother to give them away to the animal shelter. Show Full Text A good Samaritan from San Antonio, Texas, tried to intervene in a situation like that. When she saw a woman throwing her 4 dogs out of the car in a vacated lot, she confronted the offender. In the recording she took, we can hear her clearly stating the consequences that may follow if she pursues to…continue reading →
Londoner Bear Cub Looking For Adventures

Londoner Bear Cub Looking For Adventures

Have you ever seen a bear in London? A real one? Show Full Text Meet Athena with the Bear Hair, the sweetest bear cub in town. I discovered Athena on Instagram and to my greatest delight I noticed she lives in London, not too far from me. I just knew I had to contact her… She is so insanely adorable, that I really wanted to photograph her. I even forgot about the fact that I haven’t photographed dogs before. On the morning of our shoot I was so happy and excited as in…continue reading →
Meet Madeline & Barnabas, The Most Adorable Mastiffs Who Have The Best Pick-up Lines And Puns

Meet Madeline & Barnabas, The Most Adorable Mastiffs Who Have The Best Pick-up Lines And Puns

Meet Madeline, 10, and Barnabus, 7, an adorable pair of Neapolitan Mastiffs that live in Upstate New York with their owner Alayna. The pups have become Insta-famous after appearing in a series of cute and cheesy photos, posing patiently while displaying punny pick-up lines that are perfect for any occasion. Show Full Text But how does Alanya manage to get Madeline and Barnabus to agree to stay so still in the photoshoots? “Maddy and Barn are super food motivated!!” She told Bored Panda. “They will do anything for a treat! Plus by nature…continue reading →
84+ Funny And Cute Reasons Why Samoyeds Are The Best Dogs Ever

84+ Funny And Cute Reasons Why Samoyeds Are The Best Dogs Ever

Puffy, fluffy, snow-white cloud-dogs, Samoyeds are a great breed for a family dog! With an alert, playful temperament, they rarely become aggressive and are so friendly that they have earned the nickname of 'smiley dog.' Show Full Text Their dense, double layered coat takes frequent grooming and is there to protect the Samoyed from the bitter cold of Siberia, where they originated from. They were first used as reindeer herders for the nomadic Samoyedic peoples, as well as working as sled dogs when on the move. You can still see this instinct in the…continue reading →
Why Are So Many Pet Parents Giving Their Dogs Coconut Oil?

Why Are So Many Pet Parents Giving Their Dogs Coconut Oil?

What’s the big deal about coconut oil? Have you been hearing friends, family, or websites touting its benefits, but you aren’t quite convinced? Why are so many pet parents giving their dogs coconut oil, anyway? For starters, coconut oil is composed primarily of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs), also known as good fats. MCTs are metabolized quickly, so they’re a great source of energy. But that’s just the beginning of its benefits! Here are 3 reasons pet parents are giving their dogs coconut oil. #1 – It’s great for their skin and coat Coconut oil…continue reading →
Do Dogs Really Hold Grudges Like Humans Do?

Do Dogs Really Hold Grudges Like Humans Do?

Advertisement There’s a certain look dog owners know too well. It’s that unhappy glance you get when you leave for work in the morning or take away the trash your pup found discarded on the sidewalk. It can happen when you step on your dog’s tail or take them to the vet for a check up. In worst case scenarios, “the look” also comes with obvious signs of distress like cowering and trembling, and some dogs resort to ignoring the offending person all together. If they were human, there would be no doubt…continue reading →
Science Says Dogs Recognize Happiness Better Than Any Other Human Emotion

Science Says Dogs Recognize Happiness Better Than Any Other Human Emotion

Advertisement When you’re in bed with the flu or grieving the loss of a loved one, your dog seems to understand your emotions in a way that doesn’t require words. Dogs are experts at making us feel better when we’re sad, but scientists believe sadness isn’t the emotion dogs respond to best. On the opposite side of the spectrum, dogs love it when their humans are happy. Happy humans play games, give praise, and pass out treats. Some of the reasons why dogs prefer their person to be in a good mood are…continue reading →
Meet Edgar, My Hyperactive Frenchie

Meet Edgar, My Hyperactive Frenchie

About a year ago I brought a ball of happiness into my home and chose to name it Edgar. Show Full Text For 10 years I had been pleading for a dog and the day finally came in the cold month of February 2017 when my dad said: “Teddie, I have a surprise for you!” As we got into the car and drove to a house I had never been in before, my father told me that he and mum had finally agreed on buying me a dog. More particularly, a French bulldog:…continue reading →
Run Baby, Run

Run Baby, Run

Some dogs have truly high drive and they run very fast towards what they want to get: a ball, a toy, a stick, or simply reach their beloved owner, and they run really fast!! Show Full Text I’m a dog photographer, as much as I love to catch their soul through portraits, I also love their energy when they’re running, so check these images :) More info: ceciliazuccherato.wordpress.com Trudi enjoying the river It’s mine!! Snow Monster I’m coming!! Trudi and Tano running toghether Kimba on the bridge Kim on the frozen lake Lana…continue reading →

11 Dog Breeds That Make Great Running Partners

Advertisement Waking up for an early morning run and spending weekends improving your endurance will be a lot more fun when you have a running partner matching your pace. You can cajole your two-legged friends into being your mental motivation, but dogs have long since been prized partners when it comes to everyday exercise. They’re athletic and enthusiastic, and the right dog will push you toward achieving your goals. They won’t bail on your early morning runs, and you’ll never hear them complain about putting in the extra effort to stay fit. Not…continue reading →
Perfect Imperfection: Photographer Documents The Beauty Of Animals With Disabilities (New Pics)

Perfect Imperfection: Photographer Documents The Beauty Of Animals With Disabilities (New Pics)

Meet Bali Pip, the playful pup rescued from the streets of Bali suffering from mange; blind but loyal Shazza; Raul, who takes his partial paralysis in his stride; and many more in a new book by award-winning animal photographer Alex Cearns. Based on an original photo series launched on Bored Panda, these portraits of perfectly imperfect dogs will uplift and inspire, finding a special place in your heart with their ability to overcome physical adversity. Cearns artfully captures their intrinsic beauty and spirit; their sweetness, resilience and strength. Show Full Text "One of…continue reading →
Action Photos With Two Fox Terriers – Diving Dogs

Action Photos With Two Fox Terriers – Diving Dogs

My name is Krzysztof Smejlis. I am semi-pro photographer from Swidwin town in Poland. I want to show you some of my photos with two great dogs. They like to play and hunt (these are hunting dogs) so it is always a great opportunity to show them in action, especially when both are jumping and playing. Show Full Textcontinue reading →
Dog Waits At The Entrance Of The Hospital For 4 Months To See His Already Dead Owner

Dog Waits At The Entrance Of The Hospital For 4 Months To See His Already Dead Owner

In Novo Horizonte, Brazil, a 59-year-old homeless man was brought to the hospital after being stabbed in the streets. His faithful dog chased the ambulance all the way to the hospital and patiently waited for his owner to show up. Unfortunately, his owner was seriously injured and didn’t survive. Show Full Text According to the director of the hospital, the poor dog didn’t try to enter the hospital, he just kept waiting at the entrance. This sad situation was captured by the lawyer Cristine Sardella who was deeply moved by the bond between…continue reading →
Artist Overcomes Injury And Rejection To Paint Worldwide K9 Heroes

Artist Overcomes Injury And Rejection To Paint Worldwide K9 Heroes

When hobby artist Loreen Pantaleone was injured after a riding accident with her horse, she was left with an arm injury that made it near impossible to paint again. She turned to doing tabletop art, but her passion was always with the animals, and better yet, animal heroes. Show Full Text She continued working her job at a financial firm, but knew that wasn’t where her heart was, and unfortunately, even after a surgical procedure and arm braces provided no relief, she thought she would never be able to truly express herself through…continue reading →
My Dog Thinks She’s Harry Potter

My Dog Thinks She’s Harry Potter

My dog Olive has been reading too much Harry Potter books, she’s convinced she’s a wizard. I don’t have the heart to tell her she’s not Harry Potter. Show Full Text My dog thinks she’s Harry Potter, she does look amazing as a witch though. [embedded content] Anyone can write on Bored Panda.Start writing!continue reading →
80+ Adorable Photos That Prove Your Kids Need A Dog

80+ Adorable Photos That Prove Your Kids Need A Dog

Kids and dogs can be great friends with the right connection and a little common-sense training. Children can learn valuable lessons about how to care for other living things, be responsible, kind and patient. Show Full Text Dogs of course get an energetic playmate who can keep them entertained for hours on end, however they can find kids annoying at times too, so it’s important to teach respect! Things like personal space, the right kind of petting and leaving the dog to eat in peace are important messages to get across to your…continue reading →