UK Pets

Dogs Can Tell When You're Lying To Them

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs may be man's best friend, but only when we're telling them the truth. According to new research, our canine pals can tell when a person is lyi...

Cat Groomer Turns Pet Into A Lion, Who Seems Less Than Happy About It

Barcroft | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you're left reeling over the sight of cat hair all over your bed, it might be worth looking up Steven Harrold. The professional cat groom...

£20,000 Raised For Dog Who Tried To Save Owner From A Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Dogs are capable of great acts of heroism when their owners are in danger, and Carmen demonstrated true doggy heroism. When a fire ripped through ...

Star Paws: The Day My Dog Met an Astrologer

Monica Cafferky | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Monica Cafferky

Every day millions of Brits look at their star signs to see what type of day lies ahead. But did you know that your dog's personality is also influenced by their zodiac sign? Your dog could be an attention seeking Leo or a disobedient Aries.

Cancer Patient's Dog Smuggles Herself Into Hospital To Visit

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An intrepid little Miniature Schnauzer was so impatient waiting for her owner to recover from surgery that she walked 20 blocks and smuggled herself i...

Why Our Hearts Are Broken This February

Bea Mitchell | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bea Mitchell

Any animal lover knows pets aren't just pets. They are part of the family and our friends. I'm wild with rage that Plod met such a grisly fate and I'm livid that my family have lost their lovely little friend.

R, Alice and I

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 06.04.2015 | 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...