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  1. maximus otter

    Couple Spooked By Dog-Cam Pictures Hooded Figure Chasing Their Pet

    A couple claim their old house could be home to a real-life Paranormal Activity - after their dog was caught on camera fleeing a tall 'floating' figure dressed in white. Victoria Hepworth was dog-sitting her sister's one-year-old black Labrador Kiwi at their home last week when she spotted a...
  2. Stormkhan

    Adorable Six-Legged Puppy Abandoned—Why?

    Discovered this story on Yahoo News today. Dog Born with Six Legs Stuns Animal Rescue After Being Found Abandoned in Parking Lot Alexis Jones Sun, 8 October 2023 at 9:19 am GMT+9 Greenacres Rescue in the United Kingdom said vets plan to remove the female spaniel's "additional limbs and explore...
  3. Paul_Exeter

    World's First Fox-Dog Hybrid

    "‘Unusual’ creature found in Brazil is world’s first known fox-dog hybrid, study says" https://amp.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/article279365014.html
  4. N

    There Is Something In The Woods

    I'll get right to it. I wonder if any of you forteans can connect with this. Over the years I have always enjoyed woods and forests whether it be walks, mucking around with my kids or just being in nature as a change from city life. But not all woods have the same feel. I lived near the...
  5. EnolaGaia

    New Zoonotic Human Pathogen: Canine Coronavirus (Malaysia; 2021)

    A new coronavirus that can infect humans has been identified in samples from sick children in Malaysia. This one appears to be a mutated canine coronavirus. FULL STORY...
  6. GNC

    Dogs Can't Track You Through a River (Urban Legend?)

    Maybe someone can clear this up: can a tracker dog follow your scent through a river or body of water? You see it certain films, the escapee getting away because they crossed a river (apart from in No Country for Old Men, which provides a twist on that cliche), but is it true in real life? I...
  7. M

    When Dogs Attack

    Dog rapes man: Man rapes dog (or at least tries to) and gets mauled: http://news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,8579692^13762,00.html I think for the betterment of mankind the dog should hve bitten his nuts off ;) Emps
  8. A

    Doggoned Dog-Gunners (Dogs Discharging Firearms / Shooting Guns)

    Could anyone point me at a site/article etc which discusses the "dog shoots man" genre of Urban Legends (e.g. where a pet dog accidentally/deliberately leaps on a gun, or an owner ends up shooting themselves when beating or poking the dog with the gun butt, etc)? Many such stories appear to be...
  9. T

    Humans & Dogs: Cooperation / Co-Evolution / Domestication

    As a dog owner and someone who lists evolutionary theory as a hobby (I should listen to my wife and get out more) I have been giving some thought to the relationship between humans and dogs. I am not aware of a major group of humans who don’t have domesticated dogs. So what would prompt this...
  10. A

    Canine Forteana (Dogs' Weirdness & Wonders)

    There's a fascinating programme on Radio 4 at the moment, dealing with the fringes of medicine. This week it concerns animals. So far we've had dogs being able to smell cancer in growths (even picking the most dangerous one from a number of melanomas on one person) and dogs being able to detect...