We're a week past Thanksgiving, so chances are by now, you've probably picked out your Christmas tree. Maybe even decorated it. But if you haven't, here's a festive new way to mark the occasion, complements of dog Scout.
See, Scout is no ordinary dog. Scout loves to balance things on his head, as seen on his Mom Jen Gillen's Instagram account or on his website, Stuff on Scout's Head.
The pit bull has had everything from a stack of DVDs to a wheel of brie placed atop his noggin, but we think this cluster of Christmas lights might be his best topper yet.
New parents, take note: This is how you get babies to sleep.
More so than any bassinet, what every parent should invest in is a pup like Baxter, the most baby-friendly dog that ever lived. In this amazingly cute Instagram video shared by photographer Gerrard Gethings, 8-week-old son Jarvis happily rests on Baxter's pulsing belly as they both lay in front of a warm, flickering fire.
Busy prepping for Thanksgivukkah?
Well, we hope you'll save us a little turkey – but until then, here's what you missed this weekend:
If you learn just one thing today, it should be this: howling is an art.
As demonstrated in this new compilation we found on YouTube, it requires practice, patience and persistence. It is, indeed, a learned skill (taught often by silly humans who think they're good at it).
There are high-pitched howls, more baritone ones, howls that sounds like a 2-month-old screaming, others that sounds like an impression of Daffy Duck and – the most rare form – howls that sounds like a sweet singing bird.
It's the most wonderful time of the year – and we're obviously referring to the pending reveal of PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive, not the Christmas carols your local radio station is already blasting.
Until this year's head honcho of hunk-dom is revealed, here's what you missed this weekend:
Sure, Kanye West rented out a stadium to propose to Kim Kardashian. Prince William asked Kate to be his wife while they were on a 10-day African safari. And then there's that guy from Utah who organized a flash mob inside a Home Depot to pop the question to his boyfriend.
But there are exactly 16 reasons why the following marriage proposal is even better than any of the above romantic gestures.
A man from London named Ed wanted to propose to his longtime love, Alex, in New York City's Central Park with the help of a few pugs. He contacted the New York City Pug Meetup Group, who proved that yes, ladies and gents, dreams really do come true.
We think you should sit down for this one.
Corgis may soon make their way onto the endangered breed list, according to the Britain Kennel Club's breeders's association. There were only 241 Pembroke Welsh Corgis registered in Britain this year, AFP reports. That number needs to be at 300 to stay off the vulnerable breeds list.
Corgis: the unofficial mascot of the Internet, the Queen's favorite kind of pooch, the stuff our dreams are made of. Together, we can avoid a Corgi a-paw-calypse. Just follow these seven steps:
Since achieving Internet fame in September 2012, Grumpy Cat (née Tardar Sauce) has managed to find herself all sorts of places. She's toured the U.S., released a book, and even managed to endorse a coffee drink. (We'd hate to see her without her coffee.)
We admire parents like Jennifer Garner and Angelina Jolie who put their families before their careers.
But if we had to make a nomination for mom of the year, it would have to go to this dog.
Quassia vom Wandsbarg the Irish setter gave birth to 17 puppies earlier this month in Lutzhorn, Germany; of the 17 newborns, 15 survived. It was the 4-year-old dog's very first litter, too.
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