UK Dogs

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...

Here's Some Husky Puppies Playing Because It's Monday

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

This video of some teeny-tiny huskies trotting about as they play with their mum is bound to brighten your day! Be right back, we're off to the pet...

Touching Moment Dog Is Reunited With His Owner Coming Home From Afghanistan

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This is the wonderful moment Sgt. Paul DiPaolo, 29, was welcomed home from Afghanistan by his faithful dog. Simba had been waiting seven months for...

Dennis The Dachshund Goes From Fat To Fit

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Dennis the dachshund doesn't look like this anymore. The porky pup's health was neglected by a someone who fed him on a diet of fast food, leav...

London's Pets and their People

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trisha de Borchgrave

London living with a dog has one exceptional joy and that is access to Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, particularly during the months of meteorological misery when one can pretty much have this oasis to oneself.

Adorable Dog Born Without Eyes Is Now Bringing Joy To Hospital Patients

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Smiley the golden retriever was sadly born without eyes, but thanks to Joanne George of Stouffville, Canada, he's bringing joy to others as a hospital...

Police Chase Dashunds Is Quite Simply The Best Thing On The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Ok, we can all stop making videos because we'll never top this... Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund and his bother Oakland have had a go at playin...

The 'Betty Moment'

Trevor Silvester | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trevor Silvester

If I look back for other occasions in my life when I've felt so helpless, so utterly incapable of influencing a situation, where I've surrendered to an imminent horror, none spring to mind. I'm sure if I persevered I could dredge a few up, but why burn happiness doing that?

This Loveable Labrador Saved His Owner's Life

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Dog really is (wo)man's best friend. And this pretty much proves it. A beauty therapist's life was saved by her pet Labrador after she went into ca...

Is Your Dog Getting Too Much 'Me Time'?

Claire Stallard | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK
Claire Stallard

Although we can't change the fact that dogs want to spend most of their time with us (and why would we as this is what makes them fantastic companions!), we can at least help them by preparing them well for spending a bit of time on their own, should they need to.

Nutello The Pug May Be The Best-Dressed Dog On The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Crufts may have just announced its Best In Show - but when it comes to internet pooches, we think Nutello the pug takes the prize. For this week, at l...

12 Crufts Dogs Who Look Like Their Owners

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Of course, not all dogs look as much like their owners as this one: Or this chap: But still, there are a remarkable number of Crufts can...

This Could Be The Biggest Scandal In Cruft's 124-Year History...

PA | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK

One of the owners of a prize-winning dog allegedly poisoned while at the world-famous Crufts show said they have lost "our love, family member and bes...

Here's What's Happening In Birmingham Right Now

PA | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK

Almost 5,000 dogs arrived at Crufts on Thursday, many dressed in bibs, snoods and pink sparkly outfits, proving that it is something of a fashion para...