UK Dogs

"Dangerous" Dogs: Vicious Killers or Innocent Victims?

Ellie Roddy | Posted 25.08.2016 | 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.

When Your Dog's Heart Fails

Kristina Johansen | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

In some dogs, heart disease is congenital. This means a dog is born with heart problems which are typically caused by genetic faults in a dog's DNA that are present at birth. In other cases, heart disease is acquired meaning it develops because of problems a dog develops during its lifetime.

Dog Owner Wants To Work Out, Her Pooch Has Other Ideas

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When a dog owner was trying to work out at home recently her crafty pooch wouldn’t let her. Every time she went to complete a sit-up he attacked her...

Poopolgy: The Scoop on Poop

Kristina Johansen | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

One of the benefits of being a 'responsible dog owner' and picking up after your dog is that you pay attention to his or her poop and this can help you to monitor health and wellbeing. Learn what 'normal' looks like for your dog so you can spot any changes or potential problems.

The Health Of English Bulldogs 'May Never Improve Due To Years Of Inbreeding'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

English bulldogs are renowned for their poor health - in fact, they’re known as one of the world’s unhealthiest dog breeds. And we’re afraid tha...

Bulldogs Sitting On The Sofa Like An Old Married Couple

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Comedy

Isn’t this just like watching a canine version of ‘Gogglebox’? These grumpy looking bulldogs have taken to sitting like humans on opposite ends ...

Poodle Blends In With Rug So Well His Family Keep Tripping Over Him

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A camouflaged canine blends in so well with a family’s living room rug that they keep tripping over him - because he’s impossible to spot when lyi...

Prince George's Lesson in Dog Training

Clare Williams | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Williams

It's a big responsibility not only being the Cambridge's family dog, but also being Lupo's owners. The photo is impressive evidence of parents taking their dog owning responsibilities very seriously.

Woman Locks Herself In Hot Car To Show How Distressing It Is For Dogs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An animal lover has proved you shouldn’t leave your dog in a hot car by filming herself shut a vehicle. On Facebook, Jess Ritchie said she was insp...

Prince George Birthday Photos Prompt Warning About Feeding Dogs Ice Cream

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One of the photos the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released to mark Prince George’s third birthday has sparked concern as it shows their son offeri...

Don't let this be a summer to die for...

Vicki Larkham-Jones | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Larkham-Jones

Sadly, each year we continue to hear devastating stories of dogs being trapped in baking cars, many of whom die as a result. Many people still believe that it's fine to leave a dog in a car if the windows are left open, or they are parked in the shade. But the truth is that leaving your dog in the car for even a few minutes is gambling with their life.

Fat Dog = Ill Dog

Kristina Johansen | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

I know! That may seem harsh but the fact is if your dog is overweight then he's either ill or he's going to be ill. Just like weight gain is a sensitive subject for us, it's also a sensitive subject for most dog owners. In fact, I know one vet who has lost several patients after suggesting their dog needed to lose a few kilos!

Why More Businesses Are Becoming Dog Friendly

Caroline Kisko | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK
Caroline Kisko

Monday marks the beginning of Be Dog Friendly Week (18 - 22 July), as businesses, workplaces and open spaces are encouraged to trial a dog friendly po...

This Rescue Dog Is A Bigger Foodie Than You Are

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Popeye can regularly be found chilling in some of Los Angeles’ best restaurants. No, he’s not a spinach-loving, muscle-flashing sailor. He’s a d...

Graphic: Abandoned Dog Looked Like She Was Turning To Stone Until Kind Strangers Saved Her

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: This article contains images of a neglected animal that some people may find upsetting. An abandoned pooch, who was so neglected that she l...