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Dog Park

13 Sep

Spend a Night in the Doghouse

 

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Courtesy Dog Bark Park

Looking for a unique place to stay in while on vacation? Well, look no further than the Dog Bark Park Inn in Cottonwood, Idaho. What's so unique about it? Well, for starters, it's a bed and breakfast guesthouse inside the world's largest beagle. Yes, you heard that right.

The structure was created by husband and wife artists Dennis Sullivan and Frances Conklin. The two craft woodne carvings of dogs, the proceeds from which helped them build the massive structure. The two use the Dog Bark Park as their workshop and create wooden sculptures of more than 60 different breeds and poses of dogs. Stay the night and you're likely to see these sculptures throughout the guest house!

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Courtesy Dog Bark Park.

For more information on how to stay in the fun bed and breakfast, check our their website.

To see more awesome and unique homes, check out this playlist of ultimate treehouses!

To find your own perfect dog breed, spend some time on our dog breed selector.

22 May

Who Let the Dogs Into the Webbys?

 

Andrew Cary, Site Director for AnimalPlanet.com, Reports from the Webbys

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Last night we joined comrades from across the digital spectrum for a night of schmoozing, laughing and celebrity spotting as if we were at the Oscars in a parallel universe. In fact, that’s probably not too far from the truth.

But whereas the Oscars honor only films, the Webbys honor everything digital from utilities like Instagram to luminaries like Steve Jobs and, yes, to film, like our winning entry, Dog Park.  We owe this People’s Voice award to all the visitors who voted us into the winners circle. A big THANK YOU to everyone who took time out to help us!

I arrived at the red carpet jacket-less, which made me immediately self-conscious (and surprised they didn’t think I was a stagehand), but our resident movie starlet, Katie Sweeny, one of the cast of our series, wore an amazing dress that I just stood behind.

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21 May

Animal Planet's DOG PARK Web Series Wins a Webby!

 

Kevin Barnhill, Supervising Video Producer for AnimalPlanet.com, Reports on Dog Park's Webby Win.

“Close the f@%#ing gate!”

If you own a dog, and have been to a dog run, chances are you’ve heard that particular phrase before. I don’t know a single person who regularly goes to a dog park and does not have some sort of crazy story to tell.  It’s like high school all over again.  Add tons of cute dogs to the mix and you have Animal Planet written all over it!  Soooo - we decided to create Dog Park!

If you haven’t watched it yet, you should! No, seriously ... watch it RIGHT. NOW:

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