I don’t know why, but there’s something very soothing about watching this lovely Golden eating cabbage and corn on the cob. Maybe it’s the crunching sounds or the way its velvety snout wrinkles as it takes a bite.
Monty sits in the driver’s seat behind the wheel while training. Rather than chasing cars, dogs in New Zealand are being taught to drive them - steering, pedals and all - in a project aimed at increasing pet adoptions from animal shelters. Animal trainer Mark Vette has spent two months training three cross-breed rescue dogs from the Auckland SPCA to drive a modified Mini as a way of proving that even unwanted canines can be taught to perform complex tasks. Picture: SDraftFCB/AFP/Getty Images
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There have got to be easier ways to increase pet adoptions.