Dog Powered Scooter

The Dog Powered Scooter is a fascinating invention… From their site: This new dog scooter design is revolutionary †and has many benefits. Particularly appropriate for urban use on bike paths & sidewalks. The human is in †total control †of the speed and direction of the scooter because the dog is harnessed inside of the frame and subject to its steering (very maneuverable) and braking force. …

NYC Dog Census

The NYTimes actually analyzed the dog licensing data for the city and came up with their own Doggy Census . The survey includes most popular breeds by neighborhood and most popular names. Nothing about Sealyhams , though…

Doggy Lo-Jack

An Electronic Tag for the Peripatetic Pet, published recently in the New York Times, provides a nice overview of the benefits of microchipping your dog (or cat). It sounds a bit creepy, but the benefits are worth it. It does remind me, however, of the LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System that was oh so hyped in the 80s.