Yes there’s a lot of serious news today but first, this.
PUPPY VORTEX A person posed a dog next to a statue of a lion outside the New York Public Library for a photo in New York on Tuesday. (Photo: Timothy Clary / AFP-Getty via The Wall Street Journal)
Animals. They’re just like us. (Photo of a dog tripping on the shores of Uzundere Lake in Turkey by Suleyman Oguz / Caters News via The Telegraph)
Guide doge. <3
(If you hadn’t heard, the man in the photo fainted and fell off the subway platform yesterday at 125. His guide dog jumped on the tracks after him. The train went over both of them and they were both fine.)
So very love.
DOGGONE GOOD Cecil Williams pets his guide dog, Orlando, in his hospital bed following a fall onto subway tracks in Manhattan on Tuesday. The 61-year-old Williams, who is blind, says he fainted while Orlando tried to save him from falling. Both miraculously escaped without serious injury. (Photo: John Minchillo / AP via The Telegraph)
Guide dogs are the best dogs.
…and Stephen is breeding Ewoks.
RUFF-LY THE SAME: Meet the dog that looks like Vladmir Putin. Just like Putin, he turns a blind eye when Bashar al-Assad gasses his own citizens. (via the NY Daily News)
ARF-TUNG A man rides with his dog through Berlin on Wednesday. (Photo: Markus Schreiber / AP via The Guardian)
IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY… First Dog Bo (right) now has new company in the White House: another Portuguese water dog named Sunny. (Photo: Rex Features via The Telegraph)
A dog relaxes as Turkish protesters stand on Taksim Square during a ‘duranadam,’ or standing man protest, in Istanbul. (Photo: Ulas Yunus Tosun / EPA via The Telegraph)
Now do Fraggle Rock.
During an interview with CBS News, Moore, OK resident Barbara Garcia talked about her dog possibly being alive underneath the debris caused by Monday’s tornado. And sure enough, moments later, as the cameras rolled… the dog was found.
READING MY BLOG A dog yawns on a street in Madrid, Spain. (Photo: Susana Vera / Reuters via The Guardian)