UK Dogs

This Is Why Puppy Eyes Make You Go Weak At The Knees

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're convinced your dog has a powerful hold over you, then this will certainly explain why. Staring into a dog's eyes can increase oxytocin l...

Dog Walkers Beware -- More Toxic Sausages Found

PA | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK

Police have stepped up patrols in a popular dog walking area after more cocktail sausages laced with suspected toxic slug pellets were found. The late...

Dogs Can Sniff Out Prostate Cancer With Over 97% Accuracy

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs really are man's best friend - especially when it comes to sniffing out potentially lethal cancers, a new study has found. Research suggests t...

Failure To Clean Up Your Dog's Poo Will Now Cost You £100

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There are few things worse than realising you've trodden in dog poo, especially if it's before an important meeting or a hot date. But dodging the ...

Is Poor Assessment of Our Pets' Body Shape Fuelling Pet Obesity?

Elaine Pendlebury | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Pendlebury

Obesity is the number one concern among vets when it comes to man's best friend but worryingly, nearly half of people surveyed are not aware that it's a major issue. Yet obesity is linked to serious problems such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and a shorter life expectancy.

Ten Things No-One Told You When You Decided to Get a Dog

Stephanie Ashby | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Ashby

It's not like having an extra child. Children learn to wipe their bums and muddy feet, and they learn to feel embarrassed. Dogs never learn that dragging their bum across the patio to clean it (usually when you have visitors) is not nice to see. And your dog will never feel embarrassed.

Cute Howling Husky And His Friends Are The Latest Hit Boyband

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Comedy

When Marshall the Spaniel was annoying Sky the Husky, it looked like things could turn ugly. But before long the pair turned their adversity into a...

Someone Lost Their Pet Dog To An Alligator...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK

Shocking footage has been uploaded online showing a giant alligator calmly swimming through the water with someone's pet dog hanging lifeless in its j...

Adorable Sign Ends Chester The Pittie's 5 Year Wait For A Home

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy

For five long years Chester the Pittie had waited for someone to give him a home after he was found on the streets and housed in a shelter. Despite...

35 Corgis To Get You Through Your Day

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy

The four-day weekend is over and it's back to work - and not everyone is feeling too hot about it. Help I still have Easter holiday brain! Got a me...

11 Hours Of Puppies Sleeping: Can You Watch It All?

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Presented without comment, here is an 11-hour video of some adorable puppies being astoundingly cute. Watch as they stretch, yawn, snore, cuddle an...

London Family Forced To Flee Home When Pet Starts Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK

A family was forced to flee their South London home when their pet dog set the kitchen alight. The blaze was started when Leo, a Staffordshire-Boxe...

Dogs Trying And Generally Failing At Life

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Comedy

These dogs are trying so, so hard... but just not quite getting there. But they can't be faulted for a lack of determination. (function(d, s, id) ...

Women and Big Dogs: An Easy Target for Everyday Sexism

Joy Jewell | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joy Jewell

Bruce wasn't difficult down to the fact that he's a big dog with a puppy personality, no, I was failing him because having a vagina means I am ill equipped to train anything taller than my ankles.

This Dog Walking On A Treadmill Gets A 'Saturday Night Fever' Soundtrack, And It's Perfect

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Devoted followers of this section - that's all of you, right? - may remember Munchkin. But then, who can forget a Shih Tzu dressed as a bear walkin...

Man's Best Friend?

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

While it may seem clear that pets are sometimes a profoundly positive influence on the lives of their owners, people vary enormously in terms of the quality of their relationships, human and animal alike, and the benefits derived from them.

Open Letter to Pet Industry Federation (PIF), 25 March 2015

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK
Marc Lee Abraham

You claim this Quality Assurance measure will ensure the "highest standards" are reached by pet shops but you do not appear to recognise that these ought to apply to the entire supply chain rather than just the sale premises - which rarely provide for the young puppy's emotional and developmental needs.

These Passport Photos Of Rescue Dogs Are Just Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Comedy

The Humane Society Of Utah comes up with some ingenious ways to shine a spotlight on rescue animals that need a home. They've made this glorious Ch...

Nutrition for Dogs With Cancer

Kristina Johansen | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

No other disease strikes as much fear deep within our hearts as cancer. We panic and start searching the Internet for something that can save our dog. There is a lot of information out there, some websites even offering miracle supplements and cures for cancer. Please remember that promises that seem too good to be true very often are.

The Cutest Thing You'll See Today: Farmer Tweets Birth Of Sheepdog Puppies

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Brace yourself for a cuteness overload... a farmer has live tweeted the birth of ten sheepdog puppies and the photos are too adorable for words. W...

This Corgi Playing Keepy Up With A Balloon Will Make You Smile

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Look how happy she is! Corgis are often known as one of the cheeriest dog breeds around, and this little one is no different. Nothing makes Min...

Ten Reasons Why Pets Are Powerful

Hayley Goleniowska | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK
Hayley Goleniowska

It's incredible how those animals formed an integral part of my childhood theatre, and that they were not only very much a part of the action, but they were also key protagonists.

The Un-Ending Struggle Of Dog Versus Flying Carrots

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Best. Idea. Ever. Maymo's owner attached some carrots to a ceiling fan with string and turned it on, leaving him with only one option: Think how to...

The Truth About Jagger's Death After Crufts

Caroline Kisko | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK
Caroline Kisko

Crufts organiser, the Kennel Club, has seen the toxicology report and can confirm that Jagger died after ingesting fast-acting poison (carbofuran and aldicarb - both banned in the EU so not easy to get hold of) some 28 hours or more after attending Crufts. The timescales involved in this sad story strongly indicate that the poison was almost certainly eaten in Belgium and helps to put the rumours of other poisoning incidents happening at Crufts to bed.

Dumb But Delightful Dog Chases His Own Lead. For Ages...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Hehe, dogs are so dim sometimes... SEE ALSO: Lazy Labrador Will Do Anything To Not Go For Walkies Owner's Prank Shows Why Dogs Are Better Tha...