1170 users online (227 members and 943 guests)  


Websleuths News


Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 17
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    4,334

    80 y/o Man Builds 'Dog Train' To Take Rescued Pups Out On Little Adventures

    Several still pics & 22 sec vid of dog train rolling w {ETA: eight} (sorry, miscounted, not nine} happy, barking passengers at
    https://www.thedodo.com/man-builds-d...362467342.html



    For a shorter story, only a few paragraphs, a few still pix & a gif at
    http://gawker.com/all-aboard-the-dog...-da-1732735357

    Woof, woof.
    Last edited by al66pine; 09-24-2015 at 02:13 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Charleston, SC USA
    Posts
    3,403
    I love this!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Anaheim, CA
    Posts
    13,693
    Quote Originally Posted by al66pine View Post
    Several still pics & 22 sec vid of dog train rolling w nine happy, barking passengers at
    https://www.thedodo.com/man-builds-d...362467342.html



    For a shorter story, only a few paragraphs, a few still pix & a gif at
    http://gawker.com/all-aboard-the-dog...-da-1732735357

    Woof, woof.
    It's so cute how they sit there and bark during their train trip. I wonder what they are thinki and communicating. Probably just joy!
    Last edited by gitana1; 09-24-2015 at 02:24 PM.
    For Elizabeth, a minor child, a victim. Thank God she is home!

    *Gitana (means "Gypsy girl"). Pronounced "hee tah nah."

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Anaheim, CA
    Posts
    13,693
    The lady who took and posted the photo of the dog trian has started a go fund me account for him. To help pay for the dogs. I think that's great but how do we ensure he actually gets the money? I saw her commenting and suggesting that monies be raised for him, in the comments, and asking how to do it, saying she's getting tons of people wanting to donate and then voila: Hours later she set one up.

    I guess I'm a bit nervous about these fundraising things these days. Also, I went to her facebook and there were two comments only asking if they could donate dog food or supplies to the man. That's not a ton of people.

    Sorry if I sound cynical today! I'm betting she has the best of intentions but I do wonder how it is ensured that the target actually gets the donation?
    For Elizabeth, a minor child, a victim. Thank God she is home!

    *Gitana (means "Gypsy girl"). Pronounced "hee tah nah."

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Charleston, SC USA
    Posts
    3,403
    I wonder the same things, Gitana, and would prefer to send a gift card to a pet store.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    uk
    Posts
    600
    Quote Originally Posted by al66pine View Post
    Several still pics & 22 sec vid of dog train rolling w {ETA: eight} (sorry, miscounted, not nine} happy, barking passengers at
    https://www.thedodo.com/man-builds-d...362467342.html



    For a shorter story, only a few paragraphs, a few still pix & a gif at
    http://gawker.com/all-aboard-the-dog...-da-1732735357

    Woof, woof.
    All aboard !!!

    Hehehehehehe this has tickled me thank you !!

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Location
    SF Bay Area, CA
    Posts
    24,159

    Wink

    Quote Originally Posted by gitana1 View Post
    It's so cute how they sit there and bark during their train trip. I wonder what they are thinki and communicating. Probably just joy!
    My Springer Spaniel would've hopped out!
    This is the year to locate Mark Dribin http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...ht=Mark+Dribin NamUs MP#876 and Ilene Misheloff http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...lene+Misheloff NamUs MP#6410 and bring them home to their families!

    Parents watch your children. Free-range parenting leads to more child victims.

    Cruelty to humans begins with cruelty to animals.

    I believe in closure, not forgiveness. I'm also unapologetically judgemental.

    JeSuisJuif
    JeSuisCharlie


  8. #8
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Anaheim, CA
    Posts
    13,693
    Quote Originally Posted by daisymae View Post
    I wonder the same things, Gitana, and would prefer to send a gift card to a pet store.
    I hate to be cynical. There was a story today about a woman bullied by two women standing in line behind her as she ordered coffee and donut holes for her teething child. She claims they whispered about what a whale she was and how ugly her roots were and so she cried and then bought them their coffee.

    Well, turns out she has had several ******** campaigns for various things and has a facebook full of extremely hateful posts about the disabled, black people, gay people, single moms, 9/11, etc.

    But at least we can be sure this sweet man is a good guy!!

    And I LOVE the photo of the babies on the train!! They are so cute!!! Look at the car with the two little ones inside of it. Cracks me up. You can barely see them. They all love their ride!!!! I swear, they are just like kids.
    For Elizabeth, a minor child, a victim. Thank God she is home!

    *Gitana (means "Gypsy girl"). Pronounced "hee tah nah."

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    central Georgia, USA
    Posts
    4,658
    Here they are, again! Loading up and riding through a golf course this time. Love this!



  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    4,334
    Quote Originally Posted by Backwoods View Post
    Here they are, again! Loading up and riding through a golf course this time. Love this!
    Backwoods,
    Your link to vid clip is terrific. TYVM.
    At end of clip, one reporter notes - sometimes goats get on board for the ride.

    Looks like the 'engineer' also performs conductor duty, moving a set of mini-stairs, to help the less-limber canine passengers climb into place.

    What a blast. Woof, woof, woof.


  11. #11
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    central Georgia, USA
    Posts
    4,658
    I want to do something like this for my dogs (I have quite a few)!

    What I want to know is, how do they stop them (or some of them) from leaping out and running off to who-knows-where?

  12. #12
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    9,262
    This is absolutely adorable.....I luv it!

  13. #13
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Utah
    Posts
    3,898
    My neighbor built this exact same kind of train. He takes all of the neighborhood kids around the neighborhood with his four wheeler. Some of his "cars" twirl around 360. The kids love it!!
    This is where Sky belongs!! Proud member of the Sky Crew & proud supporter of Solomon's quest to find his precious son! "I will always be his father. On this earth I don't see him, but in heaven we'll be together," Metalwala said.

    http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...-6-Nov-2011-19

  14. #14
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    My heart's in Black Rock City
    Posts
    1,929
    Quote Originally Posted by LinasK View Post
    My Springer Spaniel would've hopped out!
    My huskies would want to pull the train, not ride in it.

    The Whitney Heichel Memorial Garden
    Bringing "beauty and light into a place where
    there once was so much darkness"
    (Sasquatch, Websleuths member).


    "In joy or sadness flowers are our constant friends.
    ― Kakuzō Okakura, The Book Of Tea

  15. #15
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    5,235
    I have shown these videos to my parents, both in their 70's. Like me, they think it's an adorable idea. I wonder if the train is within reach of any seniors' center? It could be a win/win.

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast