Alcone Marketing Group – Consumer Lab

The Consumer Lab is the consumer insights and brand strategy group at Alcone Marketing Group, a consumer activation company.

Hey Spot, You’ve Got Mail

Dogster, a Facebook for canines, has roughly 350,000 four-legged
members with their own profile pages that list their likes and
dislikes, personal mottoes and best tricks (“catching seedless grapes
in mid-air”).


Hey Spot, You’ve Got Mail – New York Times
SOMETIMES I think Otto is a goat.

Actually, he is a Labrador retriever. But he eats everything,
including pizza boxes, candy wrappers on the sidewalk and, once, an
entire layer of fresh-baked banana cake that was cooling on a high
shelf in the pantry. I still am not sure how he got to it without a

But this was not the problem that sent me looking for
help the other day. The problem was Sticky, my tiny papillon, who
laboriously chews and swallows only one tiny food pellet at a time,
before giving up to run to the window to bark. By the time she returns,
Otto has inhaled the rest of Sticky’s food and lies sleeping on top of
her empty bowl.


Filed under: Consumer, dogs, social networking, websites

2 Responses

  1. Irish chick says:

    This blog is really great. My blog has some things like this. I’d really appreciate it if you’d take a look. Keep up the awesome work!

  2. 4urpets says:

    I have the same problem with my Chihuahuas. When they eat, I have to “baby sit” them so food doesn’t get stolen.

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