UK Pets

R, Alice and I

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

Alice came with the house. She is the maid. An observant, motherly figure in her late fifties, Alice could have been a character in a silent film. It was possible to walk into a room and not know that she was there, levitating through the house like a human hovercraft.

Animal Lover Travels 745 Miles To Rescue Puppy With No Legs

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In the ultimate act of compassion, a man has travelled 745 miles to adopt a disabled puppy. Animal lover, Gustavo De Rosa, made the long journey f...

This Dog Is An Aircraft Carrier

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech

They often say a dog is a man's best friend, but the question remains: just how much of a friend? Well it turns out quite a lot if you're this part...

You Know It's Time To Get A Dog When This Happens...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

As if we needed an excuse (let alone seven)... SEE ALSO: The 14 Greatest Dog Videos Of 2014 Golden Retriever And German Shepherd Dogs Have Sp...

Dog Deemed 'Too Ugly To Love' Has Been Up For Adoption For Two Years

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A deaf dog with different coloured eyes has been deemed "too ugly to love". Buddy the lurcher has been up for adoption for two years, but he has ye...

Abandoned Dogs So Badly Abused They're Unrecognisable

Solent News & Photo Agency | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A shocking set of photographs show two dogs with mangled coats dumped on a roadside - unable to see or stand properly. The harrowing pictures show ...

This Dying Dog's Bucket List Is Unbelievably Sweet

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Lauren Fern Watt found out that her English Mastiff, Gizelle, was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer, she was absolutely devastated. Watt's ...

Flatulence In Dogs

Kristina Johansen | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Against my better judgement, I sometimes sneak my dogs a treat that doesn't quiet fit into the diet of healthy canine nutrition. Rest assured, I will pay the price later when it smells like something died in my house.

Pregnant Dog Left Dying In Road After Hit-And-Run

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A pregnant lurcher, who was badly injured in a hit-and-run incident with a van, has been showered with donations after police launched an appeal to ra...

Five Worst Pets For Children

Stuart Laws | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Stuart Laws

I spoke to two people, who were children in the past, about the awful time in their lives, when they owned stick insects. Sarah & Lizzie are real life sisters and perform inappropriate sketches, in a bid to win their mother's affection.

Meet Esther, The 48 Stone 'Micro Pig'

SWNS | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A couple who bought a micro-pig were stunned when their pint-sized family pet turned into a 670 pound giant. Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter adopted...

Fly on the Wall, Poo on the Mat... BBC2 Puppy Doc Shock

Beverley Cuddy | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Beverley Cuddy

It was really just yet another reality TV show - but unusually it was about intelligent sentient beings and not just strange orange people.

Letter To A Soldier Forced To Give His Dog Up Makes Us Extremely Weepy

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It may sound like the heartbreaking plot from a Ryan Gosling film, but this has an even bigger weep-factor because it's actually true. A soldier, ...

Boy With Cancer Receives Half A Million Photos Of Therapy Dogs

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager undergoing chemotherapy has been inundated with photographs of half a million virtual therapy dogs from well wishers across the globe. A...

This Woman Married Her Two Male Cats - And January Marks Their 10-Year Anniversary

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Barbarella Buchner broke up with her partner of seven years, she thought that she would never find love again. But then the 48-year-old reali...

Woman's Dog Sniffed Out Her Breast Cancer And Saved Her Life

North News And Pictures | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If ever there was a compelling case for how wonderful and surprising rescue dogs can be, this is it. Josie Conlan's two-year-old collie Ted sniffe...

After Watching This You'll Never Want To Leave Your Dog Alone

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs are loyal companions. They stay by your side, day and night. They love you unconditionally and boy do you know it. But what actually happens w...

Do Cats Actually Feel Any Emotion Towards Their Owners?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As a cat owner, it can be hard sometimes to figure out whether your pet genuinely pines for you when you're gone, or if their love for you is more sup...

This Is What Dogs Do When You're Out

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Tech

If you give at least one person in pretty much every family on Earth a GoPro camera, sooner or later someone is going to strap on to a dog to see what...

This Cat In A Scarf Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You know that expression "you look like the cat who got the cream"? Well, this guy got the cream, ahem, scarf. And he's absolutely loving it! Reddi...

Are You Wearing Dog Skin?

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK
Mimi Bekhechi

Take a peek inside your wardrobe. Do you have any leather gloves or belts? Leather handbags or wallets? Unless you are a long-time vegan, you probably have something made of leather. If so, then now may be the time to bury that dead skin. As a new investigation has revealed, those leather accessories might have been made from man's best friend.

These Two Dogs Receive £150 Worth Of Xmas Presents And A Roast Dinner

Barcroft Media | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Abba and Diva are two lucky bitches - their owner Ann McNeilage has spent a total of £30,000 spoiling them. The pampered pooches have a £5,000 w...

A Healthy Christmas Dinner For Your Dog

Kristina Johansen | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

The hustle and bustle of Christmas is here. It is one of my favourite holidays, particularly because it means there is plenty of food to eat!

This Is Why You Should Never Let Your Dog Eat Chocolate

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Before you ask "is this some kind of canine Exorcist remake?" The answer is, quite simply, no. This, ladies and gentleman, is why you should NEVER fee...

Why Everyone Needs a Fluffy Animal This Christmas

Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh

Animal-assisted therapy is nothing new, though largely unheard of. Used for varying therapies, from in prisons to deal with aggression to nursing homes to deal with isolation, or, as I have found most handy, to help with depression, the unconditional love of an animal can be a wonderfully soothing thing. Here are seven reasons why you should consider getting a fluffy animal this Christmas: