Archive for February, 2008

Police dogs in Germany get footwear

02 26th, 2008 Author: SnootyPaws

Police dogs in the western German city of Duesseldorf will no longer get their feet dirty when on patrol: The entire dog unit will soon be equipped with blue plastic fibre shoes, officials said.

“All 20 of our police dogs – German and Belgian shepherds – are currently being trained to walk in these shoes,” Andre Hartwich said. “I’m not sure they like it, but they’ll have to get used to it.”

The unusual footwear is not a fashion statement, Hartwich said, but rather a necessity due to the high rate of paw injuries on duty. In the city’s historical old town in particular – famous for both its pubs and drunken revellers – the dogs often step into broken beer bottles, he said.

The dogs will start wearing the shoes this spring – but only during operations that demand special foot protection. The shoes comes in sizes small, medium and large and were ordered in blue to match the officers uniforms, Hartwich said.

To read the full article from the Syndey Morning Herald click here

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Lost Cat in Sydney

02 18th, 2008 Author: SnootyPaws

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Surfing Cat!

02 12th, 2008 Author: SnootyPaws

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Catnip toys that will make your kitty go crazy!

02 09th, 2008 Author: SnootyPaws

These catnip toys imported from the US are the best catnip toys available!

Each toy is handmade and made with the highest quality catnip. No chemicals or pesticides are used in cultivation making them completely safe for cats and humans.

Each toy is stuffed full of premium, organically grown catnip. No cotton fillers, no plastic, and none of that cheaper ‘toy grade’ stuff.

The fabric is made from high quality cotton twill to withstand your kittys scratching, biting and rabbit-kicking as they go wild over this catnip toy.

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The green pillow catnip toy

rainbow-catnip-toy-single-copy.jpg

For the rainbow catnip cat toy – click here

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The pink pillow catnip toy

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Archive for February, 2008

Police dogs in Germany get footwear

Author: SnootyPaws, 02 26th, 2008

Police dogs in the western German city of Duesseldorf will no longer get their feet dirty when on patrol: The entire dog unit will soon be equipped with blue plastic fibre shoes, officials said.

“All 20 of our police dogs – German and Belgian shepherds – are currently being trained to walk in these shoes,” Andre Hartwich said. “I’m not sure they like it, but they’ll have to get used to it.”

The unusual footwear is not a fashion statement, Hartwich said, but rather a necessity due to the high rate of paw injuries on duty. In the city’s historical old town in particular – famous for both its pubs and drunken revellers – the dogs often step into broken beer bottles, he said.

The dogs will start wearing the shoes this spring – but only during operations that demand special foot protection. The shoes comes in sizes small, medium and large and were ordered in blue to match the officers uniforms, Hartwich said.

To read the full article from the Syndey Morning Herald click here

Technorati Tags: police dogs, german shepherds, germany, dog footwear

Lost Cat in Sydney

Author: SnootyPaws, 02 18th, 2008

lost-cat-poster1.jpg 

Technorati Tags: lost cat poster, funny cat poster, possum

Surfing Cat!

Author: SnootyPaws, 02 12th, 2008

Technorati Tags: surfing cat, cat, funny cat video, funny pet video

Catnip toys that will make your kitty go crazy!

Author: SnootyPaws, 02 09th, 2008

These catnip toys imported from the US are the best catnip toys available!

Each toy is handmade and made with the highest quality catnip. No chemicals or pesticides are used in cultivation making them completely safe for cats and humans.

Each toy is stuffed full of premium, organically grown catnip. No cotton fillers, no plastic, and none of that cheaper ‘toy grade’ stuff.

The fabric is made from high quality cotton twill to withstand your kittys scratching, biting and rabbit-kicking as they go wild over this catnip toy.

catnip-pillow-green.jpg

The green pillow catnip toy

rainbow-catnip-toy-single-copy.jpg

For the rainbow catnip cat toy – click here

pink-catnip-pillow.jpg

The pink pillow catnip toy

Technorati Tags: catnip, catnip toys, catnip cat toys, cat toys, cat toy, yeowww catnip, ducky world, kitty toys