Dog Breeding

STUDy: Dogs Evolved To Look Like Human Babies

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Dogs might have evolved to look like cute human babies, a study has suggested. In the study, rescue dogs that were best able to pull on the heart s...

Dog of the Week

Louise Glazebrook | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Glazebrook

The Anatolians are designed to work very closely with a flock of sheep and its shepherd. They roam the vast, hot lands of Turkey to guard against man and wolf. When the shepherd sleeps the dog takes over.

Are You Barking Mad? Having Your Dog Microchipped is a Good Thing

Holly Alsop | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK
Holly Alsop

In a bid to make dangerous dog owners accountable, the government has announced plans to microchip all new-born puppies in the UK, resulting in huge criticism from the public.

Why Dog Breeding Laws Must Be Changed

Adrian Ramsay | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics
Adrian Ramsay

Dogs are being bred, and repeatedly inbred, with known major health conditions and deformities. The animals with the greatest genetic purity are being used for breeding because the traits of specific breeds are then exaggerated - but it is often these traits that cause horrific suffering.

Crufts - A Parade of Genetic Freaks

Yvonne Taylor | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK
Yvonne Taylor

Dogs don't care about winning trophies or titles, and yet they are the ones who pay the price for breeders' selfish and superficial pursuits.

Are you Sure you Want a Puppy?

Annabel Burn | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Annabel Burn

Today whilst walking the dogs I met a lady who had two lovely pedigree rescue dogs. She confessed that these dogs showed no behavioural problems and ...