UK Dogs

Newlyweds Adopt Stray Dog Who Snuck Into Their Wedding Looking For Shelter

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Wedding crashers are usually frowned upon, unless they’re cute and fluffy, it seems. A stray dog recently gained two loving owners when he strolled ...

Can You Teach Old Dogs New Tricks?

Jeremy Howick | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK
Jeremy Howick

You can teach an old dog new tricks, and this old dog wants to learn - Thomas P. O'Neill In February 1983, my grandmother had a stroke that paralysed...

Pet Supplements - Do They Help?

Kristina Johansen | Posted 06.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Another reason we're seeing more and more supplements being bought is that dog owners don't want to feel like they're denying their dog this something 'extra'. And then there's the 'band wagon' mentality - people see others giving their dog supplements and hear about how it worked miracles for them so they decide to do the same.

Dogs And Fur Stains

Kristina Johansen | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Healing developmental trauma is this all consuming maze that I'm walking through, where nobody has a map for, because no healing maze is the same. People can offer insights into their own experiences, they can offer me a look at my map from where they're sitting, but no-one (except myself) can tell me exactly which roads to go down to heal.

A Special Milestone For All Those Who Want To Stamp Out Cruelty To Animals

Claire Horton | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK
Claire Horton

It was the news we'd hoped for when we launched our campaign to increase sentences for animal cruelty offences. Last weekend, the Government in Westmi...

Sainsbury's Paying For Vet Bills After Chocolate Promotion Stunt Makes Pet Dogs Ill

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sainsbury’s has been left with its tail between its legs after posting chocolates through customers’ letterboxes, resulting in multiple dogs falli...

10 Tips To Becoming A House Sitter

Brittnay Sharman | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Brittnay Sharman

Kicked out of the UK! Our visas were done. Two years in London was life changing but our livers, wallets and bodies needed a rest. Not ready to go home, this New Zealand/Australian couple decided to move to Dublin.

More Than 500 Border Collies Attempt Cutest Ever World Record Attempt

HuffPost Australia | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The news that more than 500 adorable border collie doggos were congregating in the one place, where you unfortunately didn’t happen to also be, may ...

Marcel The Adorable Therapy Dog Brings Joy To People With Dementia

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Marcel the adorable Corgi is proving to be an invaluable companion for people with dementia. He is one of many dogs on Mayhew’s animal therapy progr...

Adorable Labrador Becomes Foster Dad To Five-Week-Old Rescue Kitten

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A Labrador called Barney has struck up an unlikely friendship with a tiny kitten who was found abandoned in a London garden. The pair met at Battersea...

Homeless Man Reunited With Dog After Sleeping Outside Animal Shelter To Find Her

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A video of a homeless man being reunited with his dog has warmed hearts around the world after he slept outside an animal shelter to try and find the ...

Dogs Wearing Solar Eclipse Glasses Show Donald Trump How It's Done

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s official, Donald Trump has been outsmarted by dogs. The US President may have been daft enough to look directly at the solar eclipse, but a bun...

Fat - Not Always As 'Bad' As You Think

Kristina Johansen | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Fat is made up of fatty acid molecules that are joined together, usually in groups of three (a triglyceride). When eaten and digested, it's broken down into single fatty acids, which are then absorbed into the blood and used in a variety of different bodily functions. These include:

Dogs That Open Doors

Lucy Watts MBE | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Lucy Watts MBE

Most people have heard of Guide Dogs, also often miscommunicated as "Blind Dogs". However, few have heard about many of the ways dogs can physically and metaphorically open doors for people with disabilities and medical conditions, leading them to improved independence, better quality of life and enhanced mental and physical wellbeing.

Is There Something Fishy About Omega-3?

Kristina Johansen | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Fish oils - and in turn omega-3 fatty acids, particularly DHA - have also been shown to play a very important role in the development of the central nervous system (the brain). So much so that it's been suggested that feeding fish oils to puppies can improve their memory retention and make them easier to train.

This Couple Chose Their Adorable Dogs As Maid Of Honour And Best Man

HuffPost | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

There are many ways to include dogs in a wedding, but this couple dished out the ultimate honour by choosing their two pets as maid of honour and best...

You'll Need X-Ray Glasses To Spot The Dog Hidden In This Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A photo of a seemingly ordinary kitchen has left the internet baffled - thanks to a figure hidden within it. The photo, reportedly shared on Facebook ...

Less Than 8% Of Animal Abusers Are Sent To Prison, Latest RSPCA Figures Reveal

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK

Less than 8% of animal abusers convicted under the Animal Welfare Act receive a prison sentence, the RSPCA has revealed. Of the 744 defendants convict...

Why I'm Taking Steps To Keep My Dog And My Children's Friends Safe This Summer

Claire Stallard | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Stallard

Like many parents, I'm racking my brains trying to think of fun things to occupy my children and their visiting friends during the summer holidays. As a dog owner, I'm also busy preparing my pet for the children who will come round to play.

Animal Cruelty Sentencing: Reasons For Optimism

Claire Horton | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK
Claire Horton

There are times in my seven years as chief executive of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home when you can really sense that positive change in important animal ...

Unsuspecting Sainsbury's Delivery Driver Gets Attacked By Adorable Puppies

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A Sainsbury’s delivery driver got more than he bargained for when he arrived with a customer’s food shopping, only to be ambushed by a litter of a...

German Shepherds Are Dying Of Painful Conditions Caused By Selective Breeding

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK

A major study of German Shepherds has found the dogs are most likely to die from complications caused by breeding for “cosmetic” reasons. Data fro...

Bride's Dog Couldn't Come To Her Wedding, So Her Dad Brought A Life-Sized Cardboard Version Along

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

New York resident and Ohio native Hillary Bowles treats her pup Leo like one of the family, so she was pretty devastated that he couldn’t attend her...

Could Man's Best Friend Save Britain's Pubs?

Caroline Kisko | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Kisko

The Kennel Club strongly encourages businesses across all industries to learn more about the benefits of being dog friendly and our Be Dog Friendly Week is the perfect time to give dogs a chance to prove they can be a great addition to any client base.

This Dog Found A Box Of Tiny Abandoned Kittens And Became Their Foster Dad

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Cats and dogs aren’t known for their companionship, but when a dog called Aragon found a box of abandoned kittens, he put their differences aside. A...