arfITECTURE Architectural Pet Homes Raise Funds for Animal Rescue

arfitecture pet homes designed to raise money

This past Saturday, August 18th, ARF (the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons) hosted the Bow Wow Meow Ball where over 350 high profile (and very white) guests from New York and the Hamptons attended the evening to celebrate ARF’s life-saving work.

At the ball, ten one-of-a-kind designer dog houses and cat condos were auctioned off to raise important funds for cats and dogs in need. Although it’s not the first time we’ve seen architects and builders get together to create cool spaces for fur babies in the name of charity (Barkitecture is one example; these Cat Cribs are another), this time the idea came from local 14-year-old Luke Louchheim, whose family has adopted two ARFans, Buttercup and Sam. (more…)

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Going Viral: Dog Ingeniously Cools Himself Down

Yesterday reddit user Spinolio posted the above photo of a Foaf’s dog who found an ingenious way to keep himself cool in the blazing summer heat. It didn’t take long for the image to go viral on social media. Twitterers, Redditors and Facebookers are gleefully sharing the image – and given that we are dog-lovers, so are we. (more…)

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More Beautiful Wildlife Moms and Their Babies for Mother’s Day

I wasn’t actually going to put up a post for Mother’s Day today, but I simply couldn’t help myself once I stumbled upon an old folder of great photos of wild animal moms and babies hidden in the bowels of my Mac. A few years back we shared with you touching familial wildlife photos by Suzi Esterhaz. This time, some of the images are from unknown photographers. Should you know who to credit, please let us know. In the meantime, get ready to feel warm all over….. (more…)

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An Easter Treat: Pups and Peeps

easter Treats: Pups and Peeps

I recently came across these adorable images deep within my computer that I had pulled several years ago for a project. Although the project never came to fruition, these great shots of Pups and Peeps (both the marshmallow treats or the plush toy version) make the perfect Easter Treat. (more…)

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Lacoste Replaces Their Famous Crocodile With Endangered Species

Launched at Paris Fashion Week, fashion and sportswear brand Lacoste and Save Our Species teamed up for a special capsule collection of shirts where the classic crocodile is replaced by ten different threatened species. (more…)

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Vintage Guinness Ads by John Gilroy and The New Kinkajou Can

Vintage Guinness Beer ads

Guinness has launched a limited-edition Guinness Draught can which will be available just in time for fans St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The latest limited-edition collectible can is part of an ongoing series celebrating vintage Guinness ads from the mid 1900s. This year, the kinkajou – which looks a lot like a sloth – is featured on the can. (more…)

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