A Dog Cage With Crumple Zones Protects Your Pup During a Car Accident

They've been a popular option for pet owners taking road trips with their dogs in Sweden for the past decade, but these wonderfully over-engineered Variocages are finally available in North America. Like your car, the cages are designed with crumble zones to absorb impacts during a crash, providing extra protection… » 6/26/14 12:20pm 6/26/14 12:20pm

Watch all these dogs run on their dog treadmills in their dog gym

Sometimes when you have a lot of dogs, they don't all get the exercise they need. Not these dogs though, they get to use these sweet dog treadmills at their outdoor dog gym. So even though there's a lot of dogs, they all get to be active. Well, most of them. The dog on the left is just out for a relaxing stroll. » 5/23/14 12:12am 5/23/14 12:12am

A Sleeping Bag Designed Just For Man's Best Friend

If you'd rather bring your faithful companion with you on a camping trip than have them stuck in a kennel for a week, you're probably going to want them to be as comfortable as you are. And if they're too big to share your sleeping bag, the Noblecamper gives them their own cozy place to crash every night. » 5/22/14 5:00pm 5/22/14 5:00pm

Medieval Kitchens Used a Specially Bred Dog to Turn Roasting Spits

Before the era of "set it and forget it" countertop rotisserie ovens, kitchen gadgets required a lot more manpower—and if not manpower, then dogpower. The turnspit, a breed of dog dating for medieval Britain, would run around and around on a wheel like a hamster in a cage, ensuring evenly roasted meat for hungry… » 5/18/14 9:00pm 5/18/14 9:00pm

Trick or not, a cheeky chihuahua stealing pit bulls' food is hilarious

Three well-trained dogs wait patiently for the go ahead signal as their owner lays out delicious grilled hot dogs in front of them. Then she gives the signal to go ahead—but the chihuahua steals all of the food before the pit bulls react. Is the chihuahua a jerk or is it all a well-rehearsed trick? » 5/07/14 1:08am 5/07/14 1:08am

War Dogs In Afghanistan Are Getting Their Own Air-Conditioned Kennels

The U.S. military's war dogs are a pretty badass bunch, but that doesn't mean they like being stuck inside stuffy kennels during 120 degree Fahrenheit summer weather (Who would, really?). That's why the army's designing them some swankier digs complete with AC and exercise areas. Boy, do they deserve it. » 4/24/14 2:40pm 4/24/14 2:40pm

Best use of Photoshop yet may find abandoned dogs a new home

Often a synonym of evil manipulation—from Iran faking missiles to Vogue faking women bodies—Photoshop's powers can also be used to help the weak and bring happiness to the world. Take Budapest-based photographer Sarolta Bán, who has decided to turn photos of abandoned dogs into awesome images that may bring them into… » 4/07/14 10:09pm 4/07/14 10:09pm