Posted on 07. Sep, 2016 by canineculture.
In 1905, British film director Cecil Hepworth cast his family dog Blair in the lead in “Rescued by Rover.” It was a film about a kidnapped baby, and a dog who leads the father to the kidnapper. Happy ending. Blair was the first canine silent film star to be used in a narrative story. We [...]
Posted on 02. Sep, 2016 by canineculture.
I’ve been a busy little boy this summer, here’s what I’ve been up… If I appear zen-like? Well, I’m really thinking about bird chasing. Eugenia, Ontario. Visiting Tobermory, and can’t wait to see the MS Chi-Cheemaun ferry. I always imagined myself as a pilot. In ” Getaway Country,” Georgina, Ontario. I am ready to get [...]
Posted on 26. Aug, 2016 by canineculture.
“Dogdom” Dogs are in our lives forever, much like our children. A series of photographs by Bianca Kapteyn ” Human Kind is drawn to dogs because they are so like ourselves – bumbling, affectionate, easily disappointed, fun-loving, grateful for kindness and the least attention.” ~Pam Brown~ ” Look into a dog’s eyes and try [...]
Posted on 25. Aug, 2016 by canineculture.
A study shows being a pet parent can improve Canadians’ lifestyle habits. The reason 1 in 2 Canadians get a dog is for companionship (50.8 per cent) but it turns out the ‘companion’ comes with more benefits than simply company.1 Nutram Pet Products <http://www.nutram.com/> , a holistic pet wellness company, today announced its findings from a [...]
Hello Friends! Chillin’ time with Netflix Yay! We’re on a road trip to New York for me to star in a film! Here I am on set with American actress Bebe Neuwirth in Sam Hoffman’s directorial debut ‘ Humor Me.’ A father & son comedy starring Jemaine Clement, Elliot Gould and Ingrid Michaelson, Anne Potts. [...]
Posted on 26. May, 2016 by canineculture.
North America’s most unique dog-centric festival – WOOFSTOCK – invites both ends of the leash to play, participate, learn, shop and sniff. WOOFSTOCK CEOs Teanna Lindsay and Michael DiSchiavo are proud to present this year’s programs – including sporting and education activities that are inclusive to all dogs and their families. “It’s an opportunity for [...]
Posted on 18. May, 2016 by canineculture.
Nashville-based celebrity canine Internet star Doug the Pug – who has amassed more followers on Facebook, Instagram and twitter than Hollywood celebrity A-listers Brad Pit and George Clooney – will be making his Canadian debut at Woofstock. This adorable dog has more than five million fans on all social media platforms, and his fan-base keeps climbing. [...]
Posted on 17. May, 2016 by canineculture.
Toronto – A rootin’ tootin’ time was had by country-western style attired canines and their owners at Woofstock’s Hound Dog Hoedown High Tea kick-off and costume competition – held at Berkeley Church on Queen Street this past Sunday. On May 28 & 29, 2016 at Woodbine Park, Woofstock: A Festival for Dogs will be the [...]
Q & A with co-founder George Bramble of Beco Pets – Britain’s greenest, and largest manufacturer of eco-friendly products.
Posted on 16. May, 2016 by canineculture.
The greening of the pet industry has taken place parallel with the environmental sustainability movement in general – with an eye toward reclaiming, recycling and profiting from what previously was categorized as trash, trillions of pounds of which has gone unchecked in industrial society in the last 100 years. And one UK-based pet company walks [...]
No country has as many stray dogs as India. Free-roaming dogs number in the tens of millions. Strays hang out in parks, alleyways and street corners. Canine Culture® asked award-winning Toronto journalist Jim Slotek to take photos of strays while he was on assignment in India last year. Most of the dogs consists of mongrels [...]