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Five Tips for Paw-Fect Dog Hotel Stays

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Travelling with a dog or two can be a joy - but there are also times when things don't go to plan and you and your four-legged friend find that a hotel you've booked to stay with doesn't seem to be the dog-friendly place you were hoping for.

Ebola's Most Popular Four-Legged Victim Loses Battle For Life

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

Ebola Symptoms: Why No One In Britain Clearly Has The Disease Yet The protesters, chanting "Assassins!" as they scuffled with police in front of a ...

My Story, or How I Settled on Dogs

Anna Roth | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Roth

I've combined my love for dogs with my knowledge of dog training. It's so much fun when my four-legged friends do what I want and not vice versa. At the same time, my dogs should be happy, because if my dogs aren't happy, neither am I.

Dog Actually Faints With 'Overwhelming Joy' At Seeing Owner

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

This dog seriously cannot handle all the feelings right now. Casey the Schnauzer was so overwhelmed with joy at seeing a family member, after two y...

Hollywood Celebrities Agree: Nothing 'Splendid' About the Dog Meat Trade

Julia de Cadenet | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK
Julia de Cadenet

Last Saturday night at the Hollywood Bowl thousands attended a glittering evening performance of Chinese Splendor - the finale of a two week extravaganza of dance, music and theatre showcasing an array of national art forms from Chinese culture.

WATCH: Grumpy Old Dog Breaks Up A Fight

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Typical. You wait ages for one amusing video of a dog breaking up a fight between two other dogs, and then two come along at once! Yes, hot on the ...

The Dangerous Dog Owner Problem

Rachel Cunningham | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK
Rachel Cunningham

We need penalties for those owners who allow their dogs to attack and kill other dogs, cats, and other animals. We need better controls on dog breeding, advertising and sales. Only when we insist on better behaviour from the person on the other end of the lead will we be able to address the dangerous owner problem.

Is the Dog Ban in Public Venues Helpful?

Louise Glazebrook | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Glazebrook

It seems to be one of the perils of running a business in a city, if we were in the country I'm pretty certain I could make use of a church hall, a rugby club or a horse riding centre. My issue is that if we want our dogs to be properly socialised in the right way, for owners and dogs to be taught, to receive advice and learn then I need to be able to provide a safe and productive space to do this.

The Right Place to Live - Forever or for Now

Anna Roth | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Roth

You know that feeling you get when you first enter a place and you know you've come home? When we find the right place to live, it gives us a sense of peace and enjoyment. Somehow everything just feels right.

'I Am Totally Her Bitch' Says Woman Who Married Dog

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the world of weird weddings, to add to corpses getting hitched and people marrying trees, earlier in the week, 47-year-old Amanda Rodgers revealed ...

Dog Desperately Tries To Revive Companion Hit By Car (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

Heart-wrenching footage of animals appearing to display grief are cropping up more and more. Like this clip of a dog desperately trying to revive ...

Please Take Care With Your Dog

Andrew White | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew White

If you can keep your dog in sight at all time, be aware of what they are doing and be confident your dog will come back to you promptly when you call, then there is no need to put them on a lead. But if you can not be confident they will return when you call, then a lead is the safest option for everyone.

'Overreactive' Enforcement Officer Threatens Woman With Arrest Over Dog Poo

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

An overreactive enforcement officer called for police “back-up” and threatened a woman with arrest over a dog poo dilemma. Amber Langtry, 35, w...

The Curious Case of Bobi the Disabled Bulgarian Dog

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Daniel Allen

Bobi was a political pawn, used by the media to condemn the RSPCA. In this case, the two charities in question were both doing the right thing in relation to the remit of their policies. The media hysteria, public bias and negative publicity meant that the death of Bobi would have haunted the RSPCA in 2014.

Christmas and Me

Jamie Stangroom | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Jamie Stangroom

Christmas seems to get longer every year. I noticed that shopping-channel BidTV started flogging Christmas decorations in September... As the build-up gets bigger and bigger, by the time it eventually comes around, the intensity is so excessive that it could never be as good as you'd hoped.

Paparazzi and Putting Down a Pet: Why the Two Should Never Meet

Louise Glazebrook | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Glazebrook

Ashton Kutcher made the brave yet utterly miserable decision to put his beloved dog down, and when you go through with such a decision, a little bit of your heart goes with your dog. You share your life with a dog and you dedicate your days, life and love to this four legged friend.

When Did Wolves Become Dogs?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The debate over when wolves, the ancestors of modern dogs, were first domesticated by man has raged for decades, with modern thought suggesting that w...

People Should Be Stopped From Raising Dogs as Weapons

Esther Hayden | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Esther Hayden

There are strong rules and regulations on weapons, and gun licencing laws in place, yet anyone, anywhere can go out and buy a puppy from a pet shop or breed from their dog, which could potentially grow to be a lethal weapon. These dogs are on our streets and, despite looking cute, can be as dangerous as a firearm.

What Does A Wagging Tail Reveal About Your Dog's Feelings?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Tail wagging means a lot more to a dog than "I'm pleased to see you", research has shown. Most dog owners may not notice if their best friend's tai...

Dog of the Week

Louise Glazebrook | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Glazebrook

Thurston's case is a really good illustration of showing that all dog behaviour happens for a reason. The key is to not overreact and try to look at the situation objectively and just as we have, always make sure you ask your vet to do a thorough examination before implementing training or behavioural changes.

Severed Dog Genitals Found Tied To A Rope Outside Animal Care Centre

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Horrified officers made the gruesome find on county property in Saginaw, Michigan. A severed dog's penis and testicles has been found tied to a thi...

Desperate House-dogs and an Entertainment Revolution

David Morgan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
David Morgan

Yes, under development is a mobile phone for dogs which via an app on your Smartphone you can see and talk to your dog with. A rather smart looking thing - a little similar to an iPod docking station - is wall mounted and is activated by the dog approaching it.

Dog Shoots Man

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

Man's best friend may be no more, after a dog reportedly shot his owner in the leg with a shotgun during a hunting trip that turned ugly. The unnam...

'With This Bone, I Thee Wed'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

Police in Kandy, Sri Lanka, have been forced to apologise for organising a group wedding for dogs after the culture minister damned the canine nuptial...

Dog of the Week

Louise Glazebrook | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Glazebrook

This week's dog is Pops the chihuahua - she has had a tough time with her companion Daisy the spaniel dying. Many owners underestimate the impact of losing a dog has on any other dogs in the household.