UK Dogs

Enjoying My New-Found Freedom (And Fame!) Thanks To My Guide Dog

Paul King | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paul King

When I went blind, I really did think that my life was over because it cost me my business, my home and my freedom. It put me in such a bad place, mentally. Now, thanks to Oscar and Guide Dogs, I'm planning for the future again and I'm gradually getting back to the old me.

Dog Waiting While Toddler Splashes Around In Puddle Is A Sign Of True Friendship

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Parents

A patient dog proved he really is a man’s best friend when he stood waiting mid-walk for a toddler to splash around in a puddle. The toddler was cau...

How This Boy With Autism And His Dog Taught Each Other About Love And Companionship

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has shared a touching story of how her son, who has autism formed a special bond with their family dog. The mother, who anonymously shared her s...

Affectionate Dog Gives 'Hugs' To Strangers She Meets Around New York

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re going to be without a date this Valentine’s day, you may want to book a speedy trip to New York. The city is home to Louboutina, a five-...

French Bulldog Set To Become UK's Most Popular Dog

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The French Bulldog, a breed favoured by celebrities like the Beckhams and Lady Gaga, is set to overtake the Labrador as the UK’s most popular dog. ...

This Is Why Your Dog Is Just Like You

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have confirmed what many of us already knew: dogs really do reflect their owners’ personalities. A new study suggests that negative vibe...

'Grateful' Pit Bull Can't Stop Spooning The Woman Who Adopted Him

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Today in absolutely adorable news, a pit bull is melting hearts everywhere after photos of him emerged spooning the woman who adopted him. Russ the fo...

Dog Fighting Sentencing Is A Dog's Dinner

Eduardo Goncalves | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK
Eduardo Goncalves

It's often said that Britain is a nation of animal-lovers. Right now, though, we are badly failing man's best friend. The League Against Cruel Sports...

Parents-To-Be Who Were Told To Get Rid Of Their Dogs Respond With Appropriate Maternity Shoot

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Parents

Every pet owner knows that their furry children are as much a part of the family as any human, but that doesn’t necessarily mean everyone else will ...

Detox Your Dog And Ensure Tails Are Wagging For Years To Come

Dr. Sergio Sarmiento | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Sergio Sarmiento

Many of us see our pets as members of the family and treat them in much the same way as our human counterparts. However, when it comes to a pet's diet a clear distinction must be made between the two.

My New Guide Dog Has Given Me Independence For The First Time In Eight Years

Paul King | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paul King

It's barely the end of January and already, 2017 is proving to be a brilliant year. Why? Because I've been partnered with a wonderful yellow labrador called Oscar. Before that, I hadn't left my home on my own since I lost my sight completely eight years ago.

Rescue Pit Bull Places 11 Puppies In Foster Mum's Lap

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A rescue dog chose to trust her foster mum with her new pups by placing all 11 of them in her lap. In an astounding video, Grayce the pit bull is seen...

Girl's Best Friend Knows Exactly How To Stop Her Crying

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Parents

A girl who was sat on the floor in tears thought nothing could cheer her up, until a corgi came along to give her a hug. In fact, it was better than t...

Britain's Pet Dogs Are Overweight And It's A National Problem

Maeve Moorcroft | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Maeve Moorcroft

The pet retailer analysed the weights of 508,909 dogs across the country and found that Swinton in Yorkshire had the heaviest canines, with the average dog weighing 48 per cent more than it ought to. These results mean that dogs in these areas are more than twice as likely to have an issue with their weight, as the national average is still a startling 22 per cent.

You Can Now 'Work Out Like A Dog' In A Canine-Inspired Bootcamp For Humans

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone who’s ever walked a dog will have noticed the sheer joy they experience while playing fetch. Now, you can experience that same elation with a...

Antifreeze And Pets - Be Aware Of The Dangers

Andrew Bucher | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Bucher

Let's face it, most pets dislike the cold weather. Whether it's freezing, windy or wet, it's not a pleasant experience for pets or their owners! Howe...

'Holly': A Word Used To Describe A Beautiful And Bright Being

Leyah Shanks | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Leyah Shanks

Losing her has left behind an empty part of me. She will always occupy a space of my heart. As I write this, I find it difficult not to get emotional. She really was my best friend. She taught me how to love and that your spirit is stronger than anything the world can throw at it. I will forever be grateful to her for that. Sleep well, my friend. I will always miss you.

This Dog Was Not Happy When His Little Girl Got A New Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Parents

They say dogs are man’s best friend and it seems canines take our friendships pretty seriously too. Because when this little girl got a new kitten ...

The UAE Has Finally Banned People From Keeping Wild Animals As Pets

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK

For some people in the Gulf States, keeping a wild animal as a pet is a symbol of status. Now, it will get them a potential six months in jail and a f...

Non-Verbal 6-Year-Old Finds Friend For Life in Adopted Deaf Boxer Dog

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Parents

A non-verbal six-year-old boy has formed a strong bond with a deaf dog. Connor Guillet, from Florida, was adopted at birth. He has only ever used sign...

This Collar Lets You Know When Your Dog Is In A Mood With You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Tech
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Welcome to 2017, where you can now buy a dog collar that tells you exactly what is going on inside their furry little head (if there is much going on ...

What It's Like To Have Sight Loss At Christmas

Paul King | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Paul King

As our children grew up, it was wonderful to see the looks on their little faces as they opened their presents. All the excitement and anticipation that quickly turned into sheer joy and elation. Since I lost my sight eight years ago, I haven't had that same thrill with my grandchildren. While I try not be bitter about life, I do feel a little bit like I've been robbed of that pleasure.

Keeping Your Pets Safe This Christmas

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

The festive season should always be an exciting time for all of us but please remember to consider the health and happiness of your four-legged family...

'Tis The Season To Be Careful: The Danger Christmas Chocolates Pose For Your Dog

Kristina Johansen | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

The more chocolate they consume, the worse their symptoms become. This means the clinical signs of theobromine poisoning vary depending on the amount of chocolate your dog has eaten.

Buying A Pet At Christmas? Consider The Costs

Andrew Bucher | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Bucher

Christmas is traditionally known as a time when families buy a new pet to welcome into the family. Yet, pet ownership may actually be falling in the U...