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Dog TV

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by PK6301, Jul 10, 2013.

  1. Aug 1, 2013 #61 of 144
    Athlon646464

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    Try taping a raw sausage to your TV...........
     
  2. Aug 1, 2013 #62 of 144
    tonyd79

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    Morning Relaxation reminds me of the old Sunrise Earth show.
     
  3. Aug 1, 2013 #63 of 144
    RAD

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    While I was waiting for the wife to get out of the shower this morning I turned on the channel. Our dog that was also up in bed did watched it until the wife came out, now got to hope the dog doesn't figure out how to run the remote.
     
  4. Aug 1, 2013 #64 of 144
    Laxguy

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    Dog number two is not liking this. Didn't notice the baby and lab until the lab's breathing was audible ---- then growling, and now ignoring.....
     
  5. Aug 1, 2013 #65 of 144
    mrro82

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    Morning Relaxation reminds me of the old Sunrise Earth show.

    I thought the same thing. My dogs couldn't care less about this channel. They'd rather look out the window. :D
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  6. Aug 1, 2013 #66 of 144
    swyman18

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    Will their be a west coast feed at some point? Evening Relaxation is on at 2:00pm here in Hawaii. Lol
     
  7. Aug 1, 2013 #67 of 144
    Laxguy

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    Heh.... that's what DVRs are for: Time shifting!

    Has your dog "seen" it yet? Or, more likely, heard it? I'm 0 for 2 dogs being interested, but it's only been the relaxation times they've (sorta) "experienced".
     
  8. Aug 1, 2013 #68 of 144
    swyman18

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    Right, I would have to DVR the Morning Relaxation in the middle of the night so she can watch it in the morning.

    Good lord, I can't believe I'm actually talking about this. No way I'm subscribing to it anyway!
     
  9. Aug 1, 2013 #69 of 144
    Laxguy

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    Well, not to be too conspiratorial, but for those shows your dog "likes", would repeats work for the next 40 times? Hence recording just a handful and playing over for the next year might work....
     
  10. Aug 1, 2013 #70 of 144
    RAD

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    On CNBC they had an interview with the creator of this channel. He said that dogs do remember the shows and after too many repeats they do get boared and stop watching, so they do create new content to help reduce repeats.
     
  11. Aug 1, 2013 #71 of 144
    shendley

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    My dog looked at the tv a couple of times, sniffing at the center speaker, when he could hear the breathing of dogs being walked. But, aside from that, she wasn't interested at all.
     
  12. Aug 1, 2013 #72 of 144
    swyman18

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    Just put it on for a few minutes and my dog showed no interest except for the scenes with dogs in them. Then she goes right up to the screen and starts growling and barking.

    So much for afternoon relaxation... For either of us, lol.
     
  13. Aug 1, 2013 #73 of 144
    trh

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    While reading this thread, I tuned to the station. My 4-year-old weimaraner, who had been laying in her favorite position looking out the window, got up and left. It certainly didn't do anything for her.
     

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  14. Aug 1, 2013 #74 of 144
    Joe166

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    What would you expect him to say? Based on how many times I get my dog to chase the ball across the yard, I don't think that is a problem. If they like something, I am pretty sure boredom is not a problem.

    It's not like they are going to quit their day jobs and just hang around on the sofa all day, is it?
     
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  15. Aug 1, 2013 #75 of 144
    ThomasM

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    Dogs are pretty stupid. Maybe you can just record the channel during the two free weeks and then just play it back for the woofer.
     
  16. Aug 1, 2013 #76 of 144
    tonyd79

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    Will their be a west coast feed at some point? Evening Relaxation is on at 2:00pm here in Hawaii. Lol


    Geez. You're in Hawaii. You can relax at 2 pm. :)
     
  17. Aug 1, 2013 #77 of 144
    shendley

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    Okay, my dog seems to be getting more into it. Just caught her mesmerized by a video of puppies playing with a blanket. But the shots without dogs don't appear to do anything for her.
     
  18. Aug 1, 2013 #78 of 144
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    My dog doesn't pay any attention to it. Maybe he's an HD snob. I don't know. But then our baby didn't pay any attention to Baby TV either. I think that channels like this are bunk.
     
  19. Aug 1, 2013 #79 of 144
    GregLee

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    None of our dogs has ever shown any awareness of anything on TV. Four dogs in 20 years -- nothing. Otherwise, dogtv is a great concept. I'm watching it now, and I think the programming is pretty good. If our dog liked it at all, or even noticed it, I'd probably subscribe.

    It has to be stretched. I ordinarily use the pillar box format setting for SD, but dogtv wants stretch or original format picture processing.
     
  20. Aug 1, 2013 #80 of 144
    Joe166

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    I am afraid that the Dog channel is a big bust in my household. Henry, the wonder dog, watches TV all the time, but he hasn't wasted a minute with any one of the programs that I had on today. My daughter's dog, who is staying with us for a couple of weeks is even less interested.

    I fear a huge practical joke here. Maybe they are just trying to see if we fall for it.
     

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