Dogs Wearing Solar Eclipse Glasses Show Donald Trump How It's Done


It’s official, Donald Trump has been outsmarted by dogs.
The US President may have been daft enough to look directly at the solar eclipse, but a bun...

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Meet The Heroes Knitting Beautiful Gifts For Rescue Kittens


Once a month, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home transforms into a hive of excitement. Long tables filled with colourful wool and knitting needles become fl...

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Jonathan Young: Animal Lovers: We Need Your Help


But as a nation of animal lovers, we do have a bit of a blind spot. Amidst the outpouring of affection we give to dogs, cats and budgies, the miserable fate of equally lovable animals is ignored. I'm talking about the pigs, chickens, lambs and cows - all of which share one or more of the qualities we ascribe to our pets.

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This Couple Chose Their Adorable Dogs As Maid Of Honour And Best Man


There are many ways to include dogs in a wedding, but this couple dished out the ultimate honour by choosing their two pets as maid of honour and best...

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Unsuspecting Sainsbury's Delivery Driver Gets Attacked By Adorable Puppies


A Sainsbury’s delivery driver got more than he bargained for when he arrived with a customer’s food shopping, only to be ambushed by a litter of a...

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Alex McGilligan: Giving Animals A Second Chance At Happiness Makes My Job Worthwhile


My favourite animals have to be the donkeys, especially Snowy as he is a really cheeky boy who is full of character. He always shouts if people walk past and ignore him and he loves a bit of attention.

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Lorry Driver Rescues Kitten From Landfill Site And Gives Her The Forever Home She Deserves


A six-week-old kitten abandoned on a landfill site has found a forever home, all thanks to the hero lorry driver who discovered her.
The kitten, who h...

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Bride's Dog Couldn't Come To Her Wedding, So Her Dad Brought A Life-Sized Cardboard Version Along


New York resident and Ohio native Hillary Bowles treats her pup Leo like one of the family, so she was pretty devastated that he couldn’t attend her...

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This Dog Found A Box Of Tiny Abandoned Kittens And Became Their Foster Dad


Cats and dogs aren’t known for their companionship, but when a dog called Aragon found a box of abandoned kittens, he put their differences aside.

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Sam Allcock: How I Helped My Kids Get Over The Death Of Their First Pet


After prodding her and begging her to wake up, I overheard their conversation and ran to see what'd happened. Expecting the worst, I found them sobbing their hearts out and questioning why Mindy wasn't moving. Unfortunately, there was no chance of reviving her so I was forced to answer the one question that every parent fears when a child questions death... Why?

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This Little Girl And Her Pup Have Some Seriously Impressive Skipping Skills


A little girl has proved how close her bond is with her dog, by managing to skip simultaneously with the pup.
Seriously, how do you teach pets this st...

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Katrin Scholz: Holidaying With Your Dog


Summer time is travel time - and of course a holiday is even better if you take man's best friend with you. While some dogs love a journey to adventure, others can become quite anxious. Here's everything you need to know about dogs travelling and how to make it pleasant for you and your four legged companion.

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According To Givenchy's Latest Campaign A Cat Is Your Best Fashion Friend For Life


If Givenchy get their way this season’s must-have accessory will be a feline friend.
The fashion house’s latest campaign, ‘Transformation Seduc...

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Young Boy With Cancer Was Comforted By Two Puppies Who Slept With Him At Night


A mum has shared a throwback photo of the moment her “heart grew full” when she found her son, who had cancer at the time, sleeping with his puppi...

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This Adorable Pup Was Adopted By A School To Help Pupils Deal With Stress And We Can't Even


A school has found an alternative way to help their pupils deal with stress and anxiety during exams - they’ve employed a full-time pup.
Tavistock C...

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The Conversation UK: Do Cats Purr When Humans Aren't Around?


Cat owners will be well aware that a cat can produce more than one kind of purr, just as they have a whole repertoire of meows, chirps, growls, spits and other sounds.

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Sam Allcock: How Owning A Dog Helped My Dating Life


My dog, Bella, was the first pet I'd ever had - well, other than the hamster that escaped from the cage in my bedroom when I was six. I cried for a few days and got over it, but I couldn't imagine how I'd have coped without Bella in my late teens and early 20s.

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This Dog's Maternity Shoot Is Better Than Yours


A pregnant dog has filled us with all of the joy this week after starring in a maternity photoshoot.
Fusee the dog was eight weeks pregnant when she ...

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Smell Of Sausages Lures Lost Dogs Home After They Disappeared For Four Days


Two dogs missing for four days have been rescued by the smell of cooking sausages.
Miniature schnauzers Charlie and Theo had vanished in thick fog las...

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This 11-Year-Old Wrote Her Parents A 6-Page Report On Why She Should Get A Cat


An 11-year-old went all out to convince her parents they should get a cat by penning a six-page report on the benefits.
Romesa, from Texas, USA, and h...

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The Unusual Secret To Keeping The Spark In Your Marriage (Spoiler: It Involves Cute Animals)


If you feel like your marriage is losing its spark, it may be time to look at some cute animals.
Researchers from Florida State University have found ...

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Lena Dunham Opens Up About Difficult Decision To Rehome Her Rescue Dog Lamby


Lena Dunham has spoken about making the “heartbreaking” decision to rehome her rescue dog Lamby.
The 31-year-old addressed the subject after fans ...

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Anshuman Rawat: Death Of A Pet


As with most mornings, I was reading the newspaper in bed while my pet turtle Tobi was in the water in his transparent plastic container by our bedroom window. This was his hour of basking in 'passive sunlight'. But something felt different. I noticed that he was in an unusually calm floating state for a bit.

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Dog Only Ever Eats Half The Food In Her Bowl For The Most Heartbreaking Reason


A dog has broken hearts around the world by only eating half the food in her bowl.
Filmmaker Easton Dufur trained his labradors Stitch and Cookie to s...

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This Woman Smuggled Her Grandma’s Dog Into Hospital, And People Can’t Handle It


A genius woman smuggled her grandmother’s dog into hospital by pretending she was carrying a baby.
Shelby Hennick, a 21-year-old veterinary technici...

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PetStay – The Five Star Franchise!


PetStay, The Alternative to Kennels have announced that they have won the 5* Franchisee Satisfaction Award run by Smith & Henderson. Carole Davy, Managing Director and PetStay founder said “We are incredibly proud to have won this prestigious award and … Continue reading

Barking Mad Dog Care achieve ISO 9001 certification


Quality Recognition for UK’s Leading Dog Sitters Barking Mad Dog Care has achieved ISO 9001 certification, in a first for the dog sitting industry! This is a huge achievement which demonstrates the effectiveness of our quality management system and our … Continue reading

PetStay have launched their NEW sparkling website this month.


Managing Director Carole Davy says, “After many months of meetings, creativity and ideas flying about we are happy to announce the launch of our new website. We wanted to make sure we designed it with our customers in mind who … Continue reading

Dog Friendly Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards Winners Announced


Pembrokeshire’s Dog Friendly businesses have been recognised and celebrated in the county’s first Dog Friendly Tourism Awards held on the Slebech Park Estate. The Dog Friendly Awards initiative was created by Pembrokeshire Tourism and Burns Pet Nutrition and are designed … Continue reading

How to Stop Your Dog from Peeing on the Carpet Now


Dogs may be adorable creatures and keeping them indoors can be such a joy. Giving them food through an automatic pet feeder would be convenient too. So, even when you are out, you don’t need to worry that they will … Continue reading

Small Black Country Business Gets Twitter Boost from Theo Paphitis


Small business start-up, BIGPAWS.CO, has received a business boost from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Tracy Messer, owner of BIGPAWS.CO, tweeted Theo about her business during ‘Small Business Sunday’ and was one of six weekly winners to gain a retweet by … Continue reading

Do you know the effects of dog poo in the sea?


Millions of people enjoy the British beaches each year, paddling in the sea or, if they are daring enough, going for a chilly swim! To protect and advise the general public using the beaches the Environment Agency check the areas … Continue reading

What dogs really think of their owners – video


If you’ve ever wondered what dogs might say if they could talk, then now’s your chance to find out. As well as making dog lovers laugh, the video hopefully shows why it’s important to register your appliances. In the event … Continue reading

A dooup for Mother’s Day


Whether a mummy of a human or a mummy to the furry variety, or mummy to both, Mother’s Day is an important day to honour all that ‘mumminess’! And what better way to do that than give a gift that … Continue reading

Why the UK Should Acknowledge Emotional Support Animal


In the US, the number of emotional support animals is growing steadily. Thousands of mental health patients have been able to survive difficult times with their ESAs without expensive therapy sessions and medical bills. However, acknowledging the importance of emotional … Continue reading