UK Dogs

Scientists Have Discovered Why Dogs Are Humanity's Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have confirmed what all dog owners have long known to be true, that our furry friends are in fact more like family than pets. This is as a...

This Little Girl And Her Pup Have Some Seriously Impressive Skipping Skills

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Parents

A little girl has proved how close her bond is with her dog, by managing to skip simultaneously with the pup. Seriously, how do you teach pets this st...

Holidaying With Your Dog

Katrin Scholz | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katrin Scholz

Summer time is travel time - and of course a holiday is even better if you take man's best friend with you. While some dogs love a journey to adventure, others can become quite anxious. Here's everything you need to know about dogs travelling and how to make it pleasant for you and your four legged companion.

Smell Of Sausages Lures Lost Dogs Home After They Disappeared For Four Days

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Two dogs missing for four days have been rescued by the smell of cooking sausages. Miniature schnauzers Charlie and Theo had vanished in thick fog las...

The Unusual Secret To Keeping The Spark In Your Marriage (Spoiler: It Involves Cute Animals)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you feel like your marriage is losing its spark, it may be time to look at some cute animals. Researchers from Florida State University have found ...

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Difficult Decision To Rehome Her Rescue Dog Lamby

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lena Dunham has spoken about making the “heartbreaking” decision to rehome her rescue dog Lamby. The 31-year-old addressed the subject after fans ...

Dog Only Ever Eats Half The Food In Her Bowl For The Most Heartbreaking Reason

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A dog has broken hearts around the world by only eating half the food in her bowl. Filmmaker Easton Dufur trained his labradors Stitch and Cookie to s...

Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Katrin Scholz | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katrin Scholz

If you think your dog is suffering from heat stroke, remove them from the hot environment and seek veterinary attention immediately. Be aware of very hot surfaces that could harm your dog's paws such as hot asphalt. A good trick is to test it yourself by laying the back side of your hand on it for five seconds to make a judgment.

Treat Guidelines For Dogs

Kristina Johansen | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

You can skip commercial treats and try offering vegetables such as baby carrot, green beans, zucchini or fruits such as banana, pear, watermelon and apple slices (with no seeds). These have nearly no calories and are usually low in protein, fat, sodium and phosphorus.

New Yorkers Found An Excellent Workaround For The Subway Dog Ban

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When the people of New York were told they couldn’t take their dogs on the subway unless they were contained in bags, owners of large dogs weren’t...

When Does A Baby Become A Toddler?

Oli Reed | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Parents
Oli Reed

I've looked up a few definitions of what a toddler is on Google today. Some people suggest it's when they turn one, another website suggested between 2-3 years old, a very common opinion is when they start walking unaided, and my favourite suggestion so far is that your kid only becomes a fully fledged toddler once they start stealing your car keys.

This Dog Breed As Rare As The Giant Panda Could Die Out In The UK

Caroline Kisko | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK
Caroline Kisko

The future of one of our ancient dog breeds, the lovely Irish Red and White Setter, characterised by its distinctive red and white coat, is in jeopardy and experts believe these gorgeous dogs could die out if more people don't choose them as pets.

Protecting Our Dogs Against Lungworm

Luke Gamble | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Gamble

Lungworm in dogs, caused by the nematode parasite Angiostrongylus Vasorum, has been steadily increasing in prevalence since the first case was recorded in the UK in the 1970s. Believed to have travelled here from France, it first gained a foothold in South East England but has now spread throughout the country.

People Reveal The Ridiculous Nicknames They Call Their Pets (And It'll Make You Giggle)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’re all completely obsessed with giving our pets bizarre nicknames - and the internet has proven it. In what is sure to make you chuckle, Reddito...

This Dog Is All Of Us Trying To Get A Summer Body

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ever gone to a gym class and felt like you’re the only one not working out in perfect sync? Yep, us too. It seems a dog named Riptide also knows a t...

11 Reasons You Should Talk To Your Pet Instead Of A Human

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

In a new study scientists have finally verified what pet owners have known for years, that dogs can actually talk to their humans. While everyone els...

Why Is Your Dog Different?

Linda Goodman | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Goodman

Then imagine for a moment that he or she is not with you, but instead is locked in a small, dark space for the next six years; confined in squalid conditions with nothing to sleep on except a hard, plastic bed with some shredded newspaper at best, or just a cold concrete floor covered in sawdust.

Why The Dog Has Bad Breath

Sian Hughes | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Comedy
Sian Hughes

The dog has bad breath. And by bad, I mean gruesome. If you were to rate smells on a scale of one to ten, where one represented good, and ten bad, bac...

Alabama Rot: Important Information For Dog Owners

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

So here's some information for dog owners to help identify what to look for, as well as what you should do, if you suspected your pet has become a victim of Alabama Rot.

Give A Dog A Bone... But Think Twice About Scraps

Claire Meadows | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Meadows

Apparently, overfeeding and lack of exercise is leading to an obesity crisis among our furry friends with Green Pantry founder and dog nutrition expert Simon Booth saying that if pet owners don't change their ways then the UK will soon be a "'fat dog' country where a very significant proportion of dogs will be too unfit to run and play".

Cannabis For Dogs With Cancer

Kristina Johansen | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

What the research to date hasn't shown is which cannabinoids could potentially be used to treat which type of cancer, at which dose they should be given or for how long, or the best way to administer these drugs so that they get to the cancer cells.

Does Neutering Cause Weight Gain In Dogs?

Kristina Johansen | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

This is because spayed and castrated dogs are at an increased risk of being overweight or obese compared to intact dogs. And as with humans, dogs who are overweight or obese are at an increased risk of developing a number of health problems including diabetes.

A Pug Festival Is Touring The UK (And They Want You To Volunteer)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Clear your calendar because a pug festival is coming to the UK and the organisers need your help. Pugfest, billed as “the UK’s only official pug f...

Taiwan Bans Sale Of Cat And Dog Meat And Doubles Animal Cruelty Penalties

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK

Taiwan has become the first Asian country to ban the sale and consumption of cat and dog meat. The country has also doubled the penalty for animal cru...

Dog Who Grew Up With Cats Loves Nothing More Than Chilling In The Cat Tree

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A dog who grew up around felines has officially been initiated into the cat club. The hilarious doggo has been photographed enjoying some downtime in...