Artist Stephen Morrison’s Clever, Anthropomorphic Canine “The Dinner Party” Installation

Sat around (or dangling above) an 18-foot-long dining room table, anthropomorphic dog sculptures pose as if drinking Le Chien wine and passing cigars amidst an extravagant feast—all in artist Stephen Morrison’s The Dinner Party installation at Boerum Hill, Brooklyn’s Invisible Dog Art Center. “At any good party,” the center’s director, Lucien Zayan, tells Brooklyn Magazine, “there is always that moment where everyone becomes drunk, maybe …

New Technology Enhances Dog-Human Communication

From Maria Goodavage’s brand new book Doctor Dogs, an excerpt in Wired probes the FIDO program at Georgia Institute of Technology’s Animal-Computer Interaction Lab. The epicenter of dog-human communication studies in the US, FIDO’s researchers have developed several prototype talking vest for dogs. They employ tabs and pulleys that trigger prerecorded statements that the wearer dog intends to convey. FIDO is also experimenting with touchscreens …

Pet Wellness Brand Happy Again’s Joint Care Supplements

Made in Germany to help with canine musculoskeletal issues

A story—and product—quite dear to us, Happy Again is a Berlin-based dog wellness company that we’ve been fans of for years. They’ve formulated a collagen, glucosamine and hyaluronic acid blend and bundled it in a supplement form. Its goal: to help dogs with joint issues to recover and thrive. We started testing Happy Again with Logan (who’s now almost 15 years old) a couple years …