UK Pets

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:

16 Pups Who Are Dachshund Through the Snow

BarkPost | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BarkPost

Dachshunds go by many names; doxies, sausage dogs, wieners but whatever you want to call them these mischievous little pups have just as many ways to steal our hearts! Here's another dose of cuteness from our mini little friends and it involves snow... Lots and lots of snow.

11 Cute Instagram Cats Worth Following In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What would Instagram be without #foodporn pics, selfies and, of course, cute cats? In fact, let's not even try to answer that. It's too upsetting to t...

13 Amazing Pooches We Love To Follow On Instagram

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

They pull the best poses, they never look ruff and they've got more followers than you can shake a stick at (they also probably enjoy chasing said sti...

Don't Take a Chance With Your Dog's Health

Kristina Johansen | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

I don't promote any method of feeding. My job is to provide nutritional information for dog owners. However, I do prefer home-prepared diets, raw or cooked. I believe there are many advantages to preparing your dog's food yourself but I must stress the importance of balanced nutrition or it could cause your dog serious trouble.

Britain, Your Pets Are Too Obese And Poorly Trained

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're known as a nation of dog lovers, but the over-indulgence of our pets is resulting in a nation of fat pooches. A combination of being too gen...

Puppies Enjoying Bathtime Is Probably The Cutest Thing You'll See Today

Barcroft | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This adorable puppy may be the most chilled canine on the planet as he blissfully settles into bath time. The two-week-old was close to death when ...

The Hidden Cost of Wildlife Crime: Four Out of Five Animals Die in Transit

Mike Baker | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK
Mike Baker

With an estimated worth of between 10 and 20 billion dollars each year, the "zero tolerance approach to wildlife trafficking" announced by HRH Prince William in Washington this week is so very welcome.

How To Gift Wrap Your Cat This Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What do cats love more than wrapping paper? Being wrapped up in paper, of course! If ever you need to wrap your cat up and offer it as a Christmas ...

Cats: A Story of Witchcraft and Fame

Frontier | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK
Frontier

Today cats have established themselves as some of the most loved pets in the world, but not all of them are equally popular. After all, looks still matters to children when they visit the pet shop, so let's spend some time honouring those fellows who are less prone to success...

Adorable Dog Photobooth Hopes To Help Rehome Homeless Pets

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's a sad reality, but a reality nonetheless - many dogs in animal shelters, especially the older ones, will not find a new home. Seeing this dile...

Pampered Pooch: Addresses and accessories for your dog

Vogue.fr | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vogue.fr

With accessories from Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren and Gucci, celebrity trainers on Instagram, food and grooming tips on Pinterest and chic city hotspots promising five-star treatment, it is safe to say our dogs have never been so fashionable.

Fearless Pooch Protects Baby From Scary Hoover

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

One fearless dog has put its life on the line to protect his baby sister - from the vacuum cleaner. As soon as the hoover starts up, the pooch rush...

Children and Pets

Elaine Pendlebury | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Pendlebury

I think we often underestimate the benefits that pets can bring to children. I often reflect about how my two boys benefitted immensely from our lovely cat Charlie - sadly no longer with us. He was an elderly stray cat we adopted and he showed them how you had to be tolerant and respect a pet's needs. In return Charlie offered devotion and a listening ear when life was 'unfair'.

Puppy Cut Free After Spending Two Months With Head Stuck In A Jug

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A stray puppy who spent two months with its head stuck in a plastic jug has been cut free - and by the looks of things he couldn't be happier. Loca...