UK Dogs

'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.

This Comic About An Old Dog Saying Goodbye To Its Owner Will Break You

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A comic about a dog’s final moments before it is put down is bringing the internet to an emotional standstill. The strip, from artist Mark Glavin at...

Boy, 3, Dies After Being Bitten By American Bulldog In Essex

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK
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Forensics at a house in Halstead, Essex where a 3-year-old boy was attacked & killed by a dog pic.twitter.com/uRWSeCpGTm— Sam Russell (@SamRussellPA...

Celebrating Old Fartdom

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

I'm proud to say I'm a fairly impressive Old Fart myself, at 60. Are you? Here are my top ten attributes of a Genuinely Magnificent Old Fart.

Dog Owner Instantly Regrets Taking His Puppy For A Budget Haircut

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Comedy

We’ve all had a bad haircut every now and then, but one man in the USA was left embarrassed by his dog’s hairdo after trying to save a few pennies...

Cancer - One Word, Different Diseases

Kristina Johansen | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK
Kristina Johansen

Cancer is a disease that affects almost every species - from dogs and cats, to humans and elephants and many more.

Is Your Dog a Wolf?

Kristina Johansen | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK
Kristina Johansen

Modern domestic dogs - or what you and I simply refer to as dogs - are believed to have evolved from the grey wolf around 20,000 - 30,000 years ago. ...

Why Did My Dog Get Cancer? - How Healthy Cells Become Cancer Cells

Kristina Johansen | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Cells know when to divide and make new copies of themselves, and when not to divide. A cell also knows to stay in their area or bit of the body and not to stray to other locations where they don't belong. And importantly, cells know when they should call it a day and 'self-destruct' because they're either too old, or they've become damaged...

This Is The World's First Travel Show Hosted By A Dog In A Barbour Jacket

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Comedy

An adorable little Yorkshire Terrier is taking to the streets in a teeny-tiny Barbour jacket to show the world all the wonders of his home county. ...

Your Dog's Digestive System

Kristina Johansen | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

A healthy digestive system is the foundation of overall health. You can feed your dog a high quality food but it won't matter if the digestive system is compromised and nutrients aren't absorbed.