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SO Cute! Orvis’ Dog Photo Contest Has Raised Over $700,000 & Counting!

 

A New Cover Dog Contest has begun at Orvis.com and your dog could be featured on their home page! The contest doesn’t end until March 31, 2013 so you still have plenty of time to enter and possibly see your dog on the cover of a future ORVIS DOG BOOK CATALOG!

To date, they’ve received more than 60,000 photos, and have raised more than $700,000 for canine cancer research and Morris Animal Foundation. Check out their best of the best video and enter yours today!

 

Andy Warhol Is A Cocker Spaniel Lover

Cocker Spaniel Ginger

I prefer Matipoo’s, but if a Cocker Spaniel made me an easy $20,000 I might be a lover of Cocker Spanie’sl like Andy Warhol.  Last night Andy Warhol’s sketches of his friends Cocker Spaniel, Ginger, made the auction rounds.

Andy Warhol

Dog (Cocker Spaniel) by Andy Warhol, circa 1980s sold for $18,750

Christie’s held a live and online auction to benefit the Andy Warhol Foundation. There were 354 works of Andy Warhol featured, which raised over $17 million dollars. His “Dog” sketches raised over $50,000.

Andy Warhol Cocker Spaniel

Dog by Andy Warhol, circa 1980s sold for $18,750

Andy Warhol Cocker Spaniel sketch

Dog by Andy Warhol, circa 1980s sold for $16,250

I like the simplicity of the sketches, but I LOVE the first painting. What about you?

Adorable Puppies: Puppy Bowl Edition

puppy bowl 2013
Are you guys ready for the best part of the football season, Puppy Bowl?! Puppy Bowl 2013 is just around the corner and the players are looking good and ready.

Cattle Dogs
Okay so maybe some of the players need a little more practice before the game. This cattle dog is looking a little lost on the field. Someone needs to tell the coach that he would be a better player if his opponents dressed like sheep!

Puppy bowl
Look at these two! I want to say they’re running a play, but it actually looks like they may be lounging on the field. Where’s the Ref when you need him?

Pit Bull at Puppy Bowl
Uh oh. Looks like someone is taking the game too serious. Do I smell a little rivalry between the players?

Puppies at Puppy Bowl
Awwwwww! These two may be on opposing teams, but they can’t help being friends! Talk about good sports.

Two Puppies At Puppy Bowl
I like this play. It’s called distract your opponent with kisses!

Christmas in May

A Letter to My Dog: Notes to Our Best Friends is now available on IndieBound Books pre-order. Can you say Christmas in May? ;)