UK Dogs

Thinking Of Getting A Dog?

Kristina Johansen | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Dogs are great companions and the unconditional love we share with our four-legged friends can make our world a much nicer, warmer place. There are fe...

Dogs, Cats, And Descartes

Marti Leimbach | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marti Leimbach

During the recent COAPE presentation we saw a clip from Animal Odd Couples about a cat that adopts a clutch of newly hatched ducklings the very day sh...

Pet Dentistry - Looking After Your Pet's Teeth

Andrew Bucher | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Bucher

We're all reminded from an early age that too much sugar and junk food will rot our teeth. I'm certain there are very few people out there who enjoy going to the dentist too! However, what about our pets? While we're unlikely to be indulging our pets with fizzy drinks and chocolate, we still need to think about their dental hygiene and where necessary, taking to them to the dentist.

Caring For Your Dog This Winter

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that the summer months call for plenty of water to avoid your dog over-heating. Just the same, in winter time you need to ensure that they...

Grain-Free, The Latest Trend In Dog Food

Kristina Johansen | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Among other things, part of the rationale for the development of grain-free dog food is the idea that dogs are not built to digest grains or complex carbs - or in other words, they're not built to break down starch.

Winter Hazards For Our Pets

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

One of the best (and most fun) ways to ensure your pet stays warm is to provide lots of contact. Holidays usually mean more free time to spend with your animal companions so any excuse for a belly rub is always going to be well received - whatever the season!

Dog Loses Her Sh*t When She Meets Father Christmas

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Kya the dog loves her Santa toy. But she loved the real deal even more. When she got the opportunity to meet Mr Christmas himself, Kya the white Shib...

Travel Eye: Explore The Untouched Wilderness Of Loisaba, Kenya

Karen Edwards | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Dreaming of an African safari but want to avoid the crowds? Welcome to Kenya's best kept secret... Giraffes lazily extend their necks to pick fresh...

Changing The Lives Of Tomorrow's Dogs

Claire Horton | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Claire Horton

A ground-breaking report was released by a key Westminster Committee last week - one that could make a huge difference to the lives of dogs and cats in England and Wales - but it didn't get its chance to make the impact it deserved.

Get Between The Barking Dog And The Moose

Marti Leimbach | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marti Leimbach

I study pet behaviour but I make a living as a writer. I write mornings in a quiet kitchen, the only noises being the hum of the fridge or the slow, hypnotic rhythm of the washing machine. The dogs lie in great clumps of fur at my feet, resting.

Hundreds Join Walnut The Whippet On His Final Walk Before Being Put Down

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Hundreds of people joined a man and his dog for their final walk, just hours before the pup was due to be put down. Mark Woods made the difficult deci...

John Lewis Christmas Ad Inspired Chaos On One Family's Trampoline

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of us were left in awe by Buster the boxer’s trampolining skills in the new John Lewis Christmas advert. But it would appear that allowing...

No One Loves The John Lewis Christmas Ad As Much As This Boxer

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you thought you were excited by the John Lewis Christmas advert, take a look at this real life Buster the Boxer. The dog, who bares an uncanny rese...

5 Essentials You Need To Know About Owning A Dog: From Puppy To Pet Pensioner

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs truly are your best friends. They’ll greet you like you’re their favourite person in the world, pick up on your moods (and know just what to ...

Bonfire Night And Why I'd Like To Give Politicians A Rocket

Paul Marshall | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

We're anxious and panic-stricken. We're not sure what's happening and we're worried what the eventual aftermath will be. Frankly, we wish we could r...

Great Dog Training Means Great Treats

Marti Leimbach | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marti Leimbach

But guess what? Dehydrating liver and kidney couldn't have been easier. And it didn't even make my house smell. The sloppy liver and raw blobs of kidney turned into these incredible treats for my dogs

Dog's Priceless Reaction When Owner Dresses As Favourite Chew Toy

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The world’s best pet owner dressed up as his golden retriever’s favourite chew toy recently - and his pooch’s reaction was nothing short of bril...

Munchkin's Just Given All Dogs New Halloween Dress-Up Goals

Jo Carrigan | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s official: this dog has more followers, costumes and dress up game than you could ever dream of. With 135k loyal fans, Munchkin - a Shih Tzu hai...

Keeping Your Pets Safe On Halloween

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

Sorry to sound like a killjoy but forcing some pets to become pumpkins, pirates, or even hot dogs for amusement purposes means unnecessary stress, resulting in abnormal, unwanted, even damaging behaviours. Ill-fitting outfits can also get twisted on external objects or even your pet, leading to potential life-threatening injuries especially if left unsupervised.

Amazing 97-Year-Old Walks Rescue Dogs Every Day

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A 97-year-old volunteer has captured hearts across the UK with her dedication to walking shelter dogs. Sally, who will be 98 in December, walks up to...

Less Barking, Please!

Marti Leimbach | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marti Leimbach

Two of my dogs are the adorable, if loud, German Spitz. The other two are a recently adopted pair of Shetland Sheepdogs, a famously vocal breed. In days gone by, I might have attributed their collective noise levels to their breeds' tendencies alone.

This Dog Has Better Hair Than All Of Us

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Just when we thought we’d seen it all, along came Tea the dog - an Afghan Hound with better hair than even the most well-coiffed among us. The five-...

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

Paul King | Posted 26.10.2016 | 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...