DogTV picks up where Puppy Channel left off

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11 Responses to “DogTV picks up where Puppy Channel left off”

  1. derek prowse says:

    butbutbut dogs don’t see images the same on screens for slightly slower refresh rates..  if you’re playing this on a CRT or older flatscreen, it’s very likely that the dog sees shimmering, swirling colors and hears dogs having fun.   Clockwork Orange For Dogs.

  2. AwesomeRobot says:

    I often wonder how you go about finding enough crazy people to staff companies like this. 

  3. Bink Binkerson says:

    They’d do better if they  relaunched as The Pussy Channel.

  4. Kirby_G says:

    Nice.  Leave that electricity burning TV running all day, but the  dog won’t be bored so it’s okay.

    • splashu says:

      Yeah, I’m pretty sure spending the money you’d spend powering your TV all day on a good dog-sitter would be a lot better for the dog than turning it into a couch potato.

    • EH says:

      Don’t you want to “leave a little love on?”

  5. pupdog says:

    I tried this with the TV, but my dog’s totally hooked on CSI reruns now. Usually not a problem, although the bad puns and sunglasses are getting tiresome when we go walkies.

  6. mccrum says:

    Sounds like that guy who wanted to make the cat channel on This American Life was about ten years too early.

  7. daneyul says:

    But if you have an lcd/plasma it should be fine.

    From their site: ” The human eye discerns flickering movement at a rate of 50-60 Hz while
    in dogs, that same ‘flicker fusion rate’ is as high as 70-80 Hz. Older television sets, with a CRT screen, refreshed their picture at a rate of 50-60 Hz with the result of a smooth picture for humans and a flicker nightmare for dogs. New LCD technology however, has changed all that. The refresh rate on the newer television screens is now 100Hz and up, perfect for continuous canine viewing. ”

    Looks like to subscribe to the online feed, it’s $10.00 a month.  That’s a bit ruff 0n the wallet.

  8. Stefan Jones says:

    Based on my dog’s  interests, the channel would have to feature lots of running cats and big, juicy squirrels.

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