UK Dogs

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...

Dog Prepares To Welcome A Human Sibling In The Best Possible Way

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Parents

In the weeks before a new family member arrives, everyone has to chip in to make sure that things go as smoothly as possible. Now one doggo has decid...

6 Reasons You Should Get The Dog You've Always Wanted

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re anything like us, then you have been pining after your own puppy for years now. Spending weekends scrolling through Battersea’s back cat...

Terrified Shoppers Use Chairs To Defend Themselves From Angry Pack Of Dogs

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK

Terrified shoppers in Bolton had to use chairs to defend themselves from a pack of rampaging “Pitbull-type dogs” in an incident that led to two of...

Stop What You're Doing, You Can Now Babysit Your Own Micro Pig

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Animal lovers rejoice, you’re just one step away from babysitting your very own micro pig. The folks behind BorrowMyDoggy - the site that unites dog...

Top Canine Nutrition Fails And How To Spot them

Katrin Scholz | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katrin Scholz

April is National Pet Month and the perfect time to examine and consider your pet's nutrition and health. Here's some of the most common complaints w...

Social Media Sparks Rise In Animal Cruelty Investigations, Says RSPCA

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK

Reports of animal cruelty have increased by nearly 5% in a year, with the RSPCA receiving more than 400 complaints a day, latest figures show. The sur...

Why Dressing Your Dog Up Is Probably Harming Its Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People who dress their dogs up in jumpers, coats and t-shirts could be causing them to develop skin problems, vets have said. A survey found that 81% ...

'Mummy, Can We Get A Puppy?' - A Few Reasons To Say No

Elizabeth McGregor | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Parents
Elizabeth McGregor

You know what is coming. You see, despite the above and all that remains unsaid, having a puppy brings joy beyond measure. If everyone in the home is sold on the idea - teamwork makes the dream work after all - a dog can truly enrich family life. Dog

Dog 'Who Brought Couple Together' Becomes Bridesmaid After Owner's Terminal Cancer Diagnosis

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A pooch who brought her owners together was chief bridesmaid at a last-minute wedding planned after the bride was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Gues...

Your Dog Will Deceive You To Get What It Wants

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Tech

Dogs might be man’s best friend, but don’t be fooled; they can be conniving if they so desire. Now, a new study from researchers in Switzerland ha...

Crufts Continues To Be The 'Worst In Show' For Dogs

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

Imagine a show based on ruthless competition in which entirely unnatural physical features were prized above all else and incestuous relationships, allegations of poisoning rivals, and other unscrupulous behaviour abound. It sounds like a salacious soap opera, right? Except it's not. All of these things are part of the saddest reality show on TV: Crufts.

Crufts Promotes Irresponsible Dog Breeding Must Be Stopped

Elena Orde | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK
Elena Orde

It is completely bizarre - and quite ominous - to prize particular animals higher than others based on such arbitrary factors as the exact length of their legs, their numbers of face folds or the precise flatness of their heads. All dogs are deserving of loving homes, even if they don't conform to such ridiculous standards.

Boy Who Lost A Leg To Cancer Adopts A Three-Legged Dog To Keep Him Company

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Parents

They say that dogs are man’s best friend, but some bonds between pets and owners are more special than others. A 12-year-old boy who lost a leg to c...