Day: September 16, 2016

Why Garmin’s New Smartphone-Controlled Shock Collar Is a Bad Idea

I have been a runner for almost 20 years. In all that time, I have been loyal to a single running watch – the Garmin Forerunner. I’ve had four of them. So when I saw on Facebook that Garmin had a new product for dogs called the Delta Smart dog activity tracker and “trainer” (aka shock collar), to say …

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Ask Frank: How Did You Find the Perfect Hydrant?

Editor’s note: Earlier this year, we chatted with Frank of Ask Frank fame. This witty and wise French Bulldog dispenses advice over the Internet, on his blog, and in adorable videos. We were thrilled when Frank agreed to become a regular Dogster contributor. Look for his column every Friday on Dogster. 1. Homework Eating is Hard Dear Frank: My human says his …

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5 Dog Breeds That Love to Sing

President Lyndon B. Johnson enjoyed singing with his mixed-breed dog, Yuki. I can’t vouch for it, but sources say the President sang appallingly off-key. Yuki, however, supplemented Johnson’s music with enthusiastic howls. Some individual dogs such as Yuki, regardless of breed, have a general fondness for vocalizing. Others reserve their musical offerings for distinct occasions, …

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