The Barking Lot – America’s Finest Dog Blog (11/07/20)

The Barking Lot is a regular weekly feature of This Just In…Originally written by both my lovely wife, Jennifer and me, this blog brings you the latest news about our furry friends including articles, columns, photos and videos. Enjoy!

THE WEEKEND DOG-WALKING FORECAST: We grade the weather outlook for taking your pet outdoors.

TODAY:  Lots of sunshine. High of 72. “A”

SUNDAY:  Mostly sunny. High of 72. “A”

BTW, for comparison, here was the Barking Lot forecast from last year at this time, 11/09/19:

TODAY:  Clouds this morning, partly cloudy skies this afternoon. High of 42. “D”

SUNDAY:  Cloudy skies. High of 38.  “F”

Time now for DOGS IN THE NEWS, canines that made headlines the past week.

How Smart Are Dogs? Canines Are Even Smarter Than You Think

‘I don’t want these dogs to suffer’: Pet surrenders becoming tragic part of pandemic.

We blogged about this not that long ago. A dog and owner body weight can influence veterinarians’ perceptions.

Inquiring minds want to know: Can puppies count?

Dog in Texas did what?

Female military working dog handlers honored at Military Women’s Memorial.

Every mayor of this small community since its founding has been a dog. The latest is a French bulldog.

We’ve heard stories like this before. Still cool.

We love, love, love a happy ending!

Three new breeds make National Dog Show debut in 2020.

PHOTO: People pose their dog for pictures as they await the decision in the U.S. election in Times Square in New York. Photo: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

PHOTO: A dog is pictured inside a house at a neighborhood affected by floods as Hurricane Eta approaches, in Tela, Honduras. Photo: REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera    

PHOTO: A dog covered in mud rests outside a house affected by floods caused by Typhoon Goni, in Tierra Verde subdivision, Batangas City, Philippines. Photo: REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

PHOTO: Shout The Bar, who won the previous day’s Group 1 of the Empire Rose Stakes, is seen with dogs playing in the water during a recovery session at Altona Beach on November 1, 2020, in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Vince Caligiuri / Getty

PHOTO: A woman kicks leaves for her dog, Narla in London. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

A special bond…

That’s it for this week. Thanks for stopping by.

We’d really appreciate it if you forward this on to other dog lovers you know. Let them have some fun!

See ya, BARK, next Saturday!

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