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The Ultimate Dog Slide

The Ultimate Dog Slide

A man in China built his dogs a palatial dog house and play place. It has a mansion with individual rooms, air conditioning, and pet bedding. Outside, there’s a clear corkscrew slide that his dogs love sliding down. Recently, he added a special observation deck for his cats so they can point and laugh at their canine pals.

Sunbelly

Sunbelly

This surreal and imaginative animated fantasy follows the story of an astronaut dog sent into space to investigate a seemingly dead planet. But when she arrives, she has a revealing encounter about her species’ past that could change their future forever. Written, directed, and animated by Jordan Speer.

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An Alphabet Made of Dogs

An Alphabet Made of Dogs

Calligraphy is usually associated with fancy script handwriting on party invitations. But what if you’re throwing a party for your dog? Calligraphy expert Tohgutakumi has you covered. The artist created a hand-drawn typeface where every single letter is a dog. We’re kind of partial to the “Q” and “P.” He’s got a little something for cat lovers too.

Ultimate Dog Training

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Whether you just got yourself a puppy or you have an adult dog that misbehaves, training is essential. This series of three online courses will teach you about basic dog obedience, managing behavioral problems, and how to use your newfound skills for pet sitting. Sit, stay, and click to grab this deal from The Awesomer Shop.

Misconceptions About Dogs

Misconceptions About Dogs

You may have heard that dogs only see in black and white, or that one dog year equals seven human years. Both of those are untrue. Mental Floss host Justin Dodd looks at those and other misconceptions about our canine pals, and sets us straight on the facts.

Dogs vs. Robbers

Dogs vs. Robbers

While some dogs are very protective of their owners and territories, others aren’t quite as tuned into their guard dog instincts. Comedian Jonny Devaney plays the part of both dog and robber to show how different breeds might react to an intruder. His Golden Retriever impression was spot on.

Ghost Dogs

Ghost Dogs

After being adopted from a shelter, an innocent rescue dog discovers that its new home is haunted by the ghosts of the family’s prior pets. Joe Cappa’s weird and creepy animated short film has moments of humor but is definitely more horror than comedy. We also love the tagline “Are You Afraid of the Bark?”

Wooden Dog Lamp

Wooden Dog Lamp
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Ukraine-based shop Flampic makes wonderful wooden desk lamps. Among their creative designs is this adorable dog lamp. Its articulated legs and tail let you pose it in a nearly endless variety of charming poses. Available with metal wing nuts or handcrafted wood hardware.

Illuminated Apparel Dog Collars

Illuminated Apparel Dog Collars
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Help keep your dog visible on night walks or running around your yard with one of these bright LED collars from Illuminated Apparel. They have reflective stitching for added visibility, are water-resistant, and can run for up to a day on a charge. Available in blue, pink, or green, and S/M or M/L sizes.

Making a Low-Poly Dog Sculpture

Making a Low-Poly Dog Sculpture

Andrey Kazantsev of Dirt Customs makes amazing low-polygon-count metal animal sculptures. Watch as he welds together a wonderfully pointy Doberman sculpture from dozens of pieces of precision-cut metal. He ships internationally, and his contact info is on his Instagram page. That giant panda sculpture blew our minds.

Huskies Get a Surprise

Huskies Get a Surprise

My Mountain Husky filled up his living room with 2,000 tennis balls then headed out to see how his huskies would react when he left them alone. The normally vocal dogs were speechless at the sight of their newfound paradise but were equally concerned about where their dad went.

Cats vs. Dogs Chess Set

Cats vs. Dogs Chess Set
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Urban Outfitters sells this fun and fanciful chess set for opposing fans of felines and canines. The set comes with a folding game board that doubles as a storage box and a full set of handpainted kitties and woofers wearing playful hats to represent their roles in the game.

Boston Dynamics in the ’90s

Boston Dynamics in the ’90s

Boston Dynamics has made a name for themselves with their humanoid and animal-inspired robots. We’ve previously met Spot, their robo-dog that can handle all kinds of terrain and carry small payloads. Future Punk made this fun video that imagines what Spot might have been like had he come out in the 1990s.

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Pictures of Fat Dogs Metal Song

Pictures of Fat Dogs Metal Song

Do you know what’s better than looking at pictures of roly-poly dogs on the internet? A heavy metal song that pays tribute to these adorably chonky and well-fed pooches, courtesy of YouTuber Frazee Wooster. He needs to do a version for all the other round boys.

The Kiffness x La La La Dog

The Kiffness x La La La Dog

Musician The Kiffness is back with another great remix. This time, he added a smooth and chill beat and vocals to the endearing half-growl sounds of Alexander Zekudzze La La La Dog. Everyone sing along! La La, La La La, La La La La La, La La La La La! Encore!

Mac Miller: Colors and Shapes

Mac Miller: Colors and Shapes

Filmmaker Sam Mason and a talented team of collaborators created this visually spectacular and emotive animated music video for the late Mac Miller’s 2014 collab with Thundercat, Colors and Shapes. The video follows Miller’s dog Ralph as heads on a metaphorical journey through a world filled with characters inspired by the song.

Mini Dog Treat Maker

Mini Dog Treat Maker
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Betcha the Shiba Inu that sold cigarettes in Tokyo could’ve made a doggone mint selling homemade pet yummos with this Mini Dog Treat Maker by Dash. The nonstick plates heat evenly to cook fresh bone-shaped treats in minutes, and the Recipe Guide shows how to use pet-safe natural ingredients already in your home kitchen.

Pack of Dogs Playing Cards

Pack of Dogs Playing Cards
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Artiphany’s playful deck of cards is a great gift for dog lovers. Each card is decorated with fanciful illustrations of dogs doing what dogs do best – frolicking, making a mess, and being generally adorable. They also make a deck for cat people.

GPCA X Clip PRO Leash Set

GPCA X Clip PRO Leash Set

This sturdy leash kit is designed to improve comfort for both you and your dog. Its steel or titanium carabiner can be used as a handgrip or hands-free on a belt loop, and its 360 collar clip spins smoothly and won’t pinch your fingers. The complete set includes a six-core rope-style leash that can handle even the strongest dogs.

Grab & Go Dog Leash + Bag

Grab & Go Dog Leash + Bag
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The handsome Grab & Go Dog Leash Bag by Spruce Pup keeps all your dog-walking essentials ready 24/7. The handled main pouch has compartments for human stuff and a zippered pocket for dog treats. The outside has a phone sleeve, key clip, belt clip, poop bag access, and a G-hook bottle opener on the leash.

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DNA My Dog Breed Identification Test + Dog Training Bundle

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Knowing your dog’s breed and genetics can help answer questions about their health, demeanor, and abilities. This bundle includes a DNA My Dog breed identification test, plus 12 hours of lessons to help train your pooch to be a better dog citizen. Get a $10 in-store credit with a $50 purchase in The Awesomer Shop through 8.29.2021.

Bite Club

Bite Club

In the latest misadventures of Aaron’s Animals, resident kitty cat Prince Michael decides he’d prefer to live life as a dog and joins an underground group of like-minded felines known as “Bite Club.” Turn closed captions on to see what Michael is really thinking.

Hex Nut Dog Sculpture

Hex Nut Dog Sculpture

Metalsmith Alec Steele takes a momentary break from forging cool things to create a sculpture of his dog, Yoga. After measuring his pup’s proportions, he created a wire skeleton, then welded together numerous steel nuts in various sizes to form the metal dog-ppelganger’s bust.

DNA My Dog Breed Identification and Genetic Screening

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Curious to know what breeds are in your dog’s DNA? This test not only will give you that information with 99.97% accuracy but can also provide details on their genetics and any health risks they may face. Just want to know your dog’s breed and age? There’s a less expensive kit for that. Save 20% in The Awesomer Shop.

Dog Agility Course Master

Dog Agility Course Master

We have two dogs here at The Awesomer HQ, and all they know how to do is bark and demand belly rubs. But Omar von Muller’s Belgian Malinois dog, Monkey, is a bit more of a show-off, having honed his skills on this challenging obstacle course that includes balancing between two ropes and doing paw-stands along a beam.

Dog Made of Dog

Dog Made of Dog

Does your dog shed a lot? Now that we’ve seen this video, we know what to do with all that hair that comes off when you brush them. Simply gather up some fur, activate your inner artist, and get to crafting a fuzzy replica of your pup like this impressive needle-felted doppelgänger.

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