UK Dogs

Why I Haven't Left My Home On My Own For Eight Years

Paul King | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Paul King

I just haven't had the confidence to learn how to use a white cane. I hate the clicking sound it makes as you go, and I don't want to draw that attention to myself. Instead, Elaine has learned how to guide me - partly through the internet, partly trial and error.

Service Dog Having His Caricature Drawn At Disneyland Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A well-behaved service dog is melting hearts across the world after having his caricature drawn at Disneyland. The adorable photo was shared on Twitt...

This Dog's 'Wayne's World' Halloween Costume Puts All Of Us To Shame

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A dog has singlehandedly won Halloween with his impressive ‘Wayne’s World’ costume. A photo of the dog and its owner dressed as characters from...

Ladybird's New 'Books For Grown-ups' Sum Up Your Life With Hilarious Accuracy

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Last Christmas the ‘Ladybird Books For Grown-Ups’ left us all giggling with their humorous guides to dating, hipsters and mindfulness. Now, every...

Adorable Puppies At University Of Buckingham Help Students Deal With Depression And Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Mental health issues among students are on the rise, with one in 10 now suffering from a diagnosable illness. But while many young people feel unable ...

What Can My Dog Safely Chew?

Marti Leimbach | Posted 10.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marti Leimbach

Every year, foreign objects are surgically removed from dogs' abdomens. Not all of these objects are bones. What are they? Plastic toys, corn cobs, sticks, string, rubber toys, tennis balls, fishing hooks, underwear, stone fruit pips, and socks, to name a few.

Chowder The Rescue Pig Just Loves To Chill With His Canine Crew

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A rescue pig has found an unlikely family among five dogs. The motley crew belong to Shelby, a self-confessed vegan and animal lover, who regularly s...

Why Owning A Large Dog Might Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People who own larger dogs such as Great Danes and Bullmastiffs are more likely to walk them, a new study has found. The findings suggest that people ...

Meet The Cancer-Detecting Dogs Saving Lives One Sniff At A Time

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Tech

In a small village outside of Milton Keynes, dogs of all ages and breeds are trained to sniff out cancer from thousands of samples, in a routine that ...

'World's Loneliest Dog' Finds Forever Home At Last Thanks To 'Transformers' Director

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A dog who spent six years in an animal shelter has finally found a loving home after ‘Transformers’ director Michael Bay heard of her plight and c...

'Stop Buying Flat-Faced Dogs,' Vets Warn

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People considering buying a dog have been urged to steer clear of ‘flat-faced’ breeds such as French bulldogs and pugs. Experts have warned that b...

Why You Should Never Give A Dog A Bone

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For years dog owners have been treating their pets with bones, but a leading veterinary charity has issued a warning telling them to stop. According t...

Dog Nearly Dies After Trying To Eat 17 Bags Of Heroin

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK

A golden retriever is recovering after attempting to eat 17 bags of heroin thrown over a fence into a daycare centre by an alleged dealer trying to es...

Woman Calls Off Arranged Marriage Because Husband-To-Be Doesn't Like Her Dog

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An Indian woman has captured hearts across the globe after she turned down an arranged marriage to a wealthy man because he didn’t like dogs. Karish...

Everyone Loves A Puppy, Don't They?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

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Consumers Buying Puppies On A Whim Is Leading To A Welfare Crisis

Caroline Kisko | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK
Caroline Kisko

The UK's puppy buying habits could be leading to a welfare crisis and causing untold financial and emotional distress for consumers. This is what shocking new research released for Puppy Awareness Week (12-18 September) has found.

This Woman Built An Adorable Little Bedroom For Her Tiny Chihuahua Under The Stairs

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Comedy

A doting dog owner has become the envy of countless internet users for a delightful bit of DIY at her new house. Reddit user Fatisbac shared the image...

Breed Specific Legislation: The Missing Link

Linda Goodman | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK
Linda Goodman

We are running out of time to put right all these wrongs. And so are the dogs. The question is whether we have people in positions of influence and authority who are prepared to step up and do the right thing. And the right thing is to put the best interests of dogs at the centre of their strategy because only by doing this will everything else, including public protection, follow.

Woman Shares Heartbreaking Snapchats Of Dog's Last Day Before Being Put Down

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A dog owner who made the difficult decision to have her “best friend” put down shared photos of their last day together on Snapchat. Kyle Amick’...

'Dogs Who Brunch' Is The Instagram Account Of Dreams

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Two of our favourite things in the world are cute dogs and brunch, and now there’s an oh-so-adorable Instagram account that combines both. ‘Dogs W...

Dogs Aren't Just Pretending, They Really CAN Understand What You're Saying

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Tech

Dogs can actually understand what some words mean, say scientists in a groundbreaking new study. The scientists at Eötvös Loránd University, Budape...

Lost Dog Swims Six Miles And Walks 12 Before Reuniting With Family

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A dog has been reunited with her family after falling off a boat and swimming to shore. Rylee the Belgian Malinois was on the boat on Lake Michigan, I...

Is Bringing Pets To Work Barking Mad? Or Could It Stop The Economy Going To The Dogs?

Eduardo Goncalves | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Eduardo Goncalves

So with 10 million working days lost last year in the UK due to stress-related illness, and as we celebrated National Dog Day last week, I'm asking: could pets in the workplace be the secret spark to boost lukewarm UK productivity in a competitive global market, and even set Britain up for life in a post-Brexit world?

"Dangerous" Dogs: Vicious Killers or Innocent Victims?

Ellie Roddy | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ellie Roddy

I own a staffie, so I'm well-versed with people crossing the road to avoid us or turning their noses up at our family pet. Yet, no one has ever actually said anything like that before - or at least not to our faces.

How To Keep Your Dog Happy

Sophie Tanner | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Tanner

Sometimes dogs can come across as pretty dumb, with their repetitive behaviour and slobbery fixations, but then we're all guilty of chasing our own tail on occasion. I personally think they're actually on a much higher plane to us.