DOG JUDGMENT: Show me your dog and I will rate it between 1 and 10

DOG JUDGMENT: Show me your dog and I will rate it between 1 and 10
Article from SB Nation:

2/10, would not pet – Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Dogs are great! Some dogs, however, are better than others. Let SB Nation’s preeminent dog expert rate your dog in the comments below.

I love dogs. From the Westminster Dog Show to a sled dog nursery in the wilderness of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to the strays of Baghdad, I have befriended thousands of dogs, almost all of whom were more likable than the average human. I have lived with dogs in my home for most of my life — large and small, mutt and purebred. Dogs are the best!

I would like to rate your dog on a 10-point scale. In the comments below, please leave the following:

  1. Your dog’s name;
  2. A photo of your dog OR a brief description that includes breed and size;
  3. Your dog’s strengths (“Rarely barks; expressive and velvety ears, etc.”);
  4. Your dog’s weaknesses (“Seeks out the mud puddles, really bad farts, is kind of racist, etc.”).

To give you a better understanding of what pain or reward DOG JUDGMENT may bring you, here are some of the dogs I have lived with during my life and the scores I would give them:

  • Stella (Rottweiler mix): 9.5
  • Gizmo (corgi): 8.5
  • Bill (a st…………………continues on SB Nation

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‘Buddy’ Is a Smart Collar That Keeps Your Dog Safe, Fit, and Stylish
Article from Yahoo Tech:

Believe it or not, smart dog collars are a thing. Yep, soon Fido will be nearly as connected as you are. Take the Buddy collar by Squeaker, for example.

Currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, this ambitious doggy wearable is designed to keep your pet safe, healthy, and active — and add a little bit of style — all in one device.

To prevent your pooch from developing a paunch, Buddy tracks your pup’s activity throughout the day. The data collected and displayed on Buddy’s connected Android or iOS app includes how many steps your dog has taken, how far it’s walked, and the number of stairs climbed. So if your pet is starting to get a bit of wide load, you can figure out how much more activity it should get each day.

The Buddy app also lets you add the type of foo…………………continues on Yahoo Tech
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