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How to Pick the Best Food for Your Dog (Part 4 of 4)

Kristina Johansen | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Kristina Johansen

Initially we looked at the ingredient lists of your dog food, how they are constructed and what tricks and marketing tactics the manufacturers use to ...

How to Pick the Best Food for Your Dog (Part 3 of 4)

Kristina Johansen | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

In the first blog in the series we looked at the ingredient list of your dog food, how they are constructed and what tricks and marketing tactics the ...

How to Pick the Best Food for Your Dog (Part 2 of 4)

Kristina Johansen | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Last time we looked at the ingredient list of your dog food, how they are constructed and what tricks and marketing tactics the manufacturers use to get you to choose their product over their competitors. This blog looks at protein and how to identify good quality protein in your dog food. Again you're going to need to look at the ingredient list in more detail.

How Dog Kisses Could Seriously Harm Your Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs might be cute and fluffy. But when they lick your face, they could be putting your health at risk. Experts have advised against letting your pooc...

Stray Saved From Euthanasia Gets Second Chance As Therapy Dog

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A wolf-like dog has been rescued from a terrible fate and given a second chance as a service dog to a young boy. The beautiful pooch, called Sherlock...

How to Pick the Best Food for Your Dog (Part 1 of 4)

Kristina Johansen | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Reading labels and trying to figure out which product is best is not always simple. A lot of ingredients such as 'grains', 'by-products' and 'corn' have often been vilified but as we'll explore in the series a lot of these ingredients are not actually harmful for a healthy dog and there is often absolutely no reason to feel guilty if your chosen food contains them!

Two Thirds Of Pet Owners Say Losing A Pet Is As Devastating As Losing A Family Member

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that losing a pet can be incredibly upsetting. But perhaps it's more life-altering than previously thought. A new survey has found that a...

#DogsAtPollingStations Is Back To Encourage You To Get Out And Vote

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Once again, it's time for Britain to go to the polls. A high turnout is expected in today's EU referendum despite heavy rain and flooding in some area...

Couple Who Had Fertility Struggles Share Adoption Photos With A Twist

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A couple who struggled to conceive have revealed they've adopted an adorable puppy. The pair shared their happy news on Imgur with photos of their new...

Excited Police Dog Reunites With Handler In Heartwarming Clip

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs really are man's best friend - and this video is proof. The clip, which was uploaded to Facebook by North Yorkshire Police, shows the touching mo...

The Price of Poor Nutrition for Dogs

Kristina Johansen | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

As a canine nutritionist, my job is to provide nutritional information for dog owners. I don't promote any specific method of feeding although I do prefer home-prepared, raw or cooked, diets.

Adorable Dog Tries Its Hardest To Interrupt Owner Doing Yoga

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Yoga can be hard at the best of times. But when your dog decides it's playtime, you've got to use every ounce of will you have to not get distracted....

This Could Solve The Problem Of Leaving Your Dog Home Alone For Hours

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Tech

How often do you feel bad about leaving your canine friend alone at home all day whilst you’re out at work? Well worry no more. Now the world’s fi...

Why We Need National Pet Remembrance Day

Marie Carter | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marie Carter

The death of a beloved companion animal can leave a massive hole in a family's life. But, unlike the death of a human family member, the death of a precious pet can leave a caring and devoted animal lover in emotional turmoil for other reasons, aside from the very real sense of grief experienced.

Concentrating Yogi Is Interrupted By Pit Bull Who Just Wants Kisses

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When one yoga-loving dog owner decided to practice at home, her pit bull attacked her...with kisses. See the adorable moment the pooch interrupts in ...

Man And HIs Dog Recreate Adorable Childhood Photo 15 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Gordon Delacroix and his dog, Birdy, have been inseparable for 15 years. On Imgur, the proud owner shared a photo of the day he and the pup met, then ...

Family's Genius Invention Stops Their Blind Dog From Hurting Herself

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When your dog goes blind, it can be pretty heartbreaking to watch (and often, hear) them bumping into furniture every few minutes. Amid the "whacks" a...

He Was Just a Dog

Joely Carey | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Joely Carey

'We should plant something on his grave, so he's still alive somehow,' he said as together we slowly covered Elvis' body with earth. And we shall. A scented rose, I think. Yes, Elvis was just a dog. A wonderful, wonderful dog and there will always be an Elvis-shaped hole in our hearts.

This Boy Trespassed In A Neighbour's Garage But She Couldn't Be Angry With Him

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Parents

A woman caught a boy sneaking into her garage, but when she saw what he was doing on her property, rather than being angry she invited him to come rou...

Shiba Inu Wearing A Helmet Gets Embroiled In A Photoshop War

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Comedy

People on the internet have been firing up Photoshop on the r/PhotoshopBattles subreddit to give this adorable Shiba Inu (and his helmet) a few new ex...

Screw O2, Be More Cat

Ben Moore | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK Comedy
Ben Moore

Have you seen those O2 adverts about how you should be more dog? If you want something like a stick or a ball or maybe the latest 4G Samsung, you shou...

Teen Launches Canine Cancer Fund After Touching Tweet Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education

An Essex teen has pulled at the internet's heartstrings by sharing touching throwback photos chronicling his dog's battle with canine cancer. Jack Ric...

These Blind Rescue Dogs Are In Need Of A Forever Home

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Two blind dogs are patiently waiting for someone to adopt them from the animal rescue centre they're currently living at. Nine-year-old shih tzu Tallu...

How to Get The Best Health Cover for Your Pet

Marie Carter | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marie Carter

As a nation of animal lovers, we naturally want the best for our pets. The rising cost of advanced diagnostic equipment and procedures has led to more expensive veterinary treatment. How can pet owners shoulder the cost whilst doing the best they can for their pets?

Common Dog Diseases and Their Link to Diet

Kristina Johansen | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

The relationship between diet and disease is complicated. However, studies have shown that particular dietary conditions are strongly associated with specific diseases. Certain breeds of dog are also more susceptible to certain conditions than others. Clearly the chance of developing the disease is greater when a known risk factor or more than one risk factor is present.