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Clever Irish Sausage Dog Bags Webby Nomination

Belfast pooch Harslo is now in great company as he joins Will Smith, Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey as a nominee at the prestigious New York ceremony. Performing pooch Harlso looks set to hit the big time after being nominated for a Webby awar...

Cats Know Their Names As Well As Dogs, So Yes, They’re Totally Ignoring You

Cat ladies (and gentlemen) of the world know that cats are a rather discerning kind of pet. Unlike dogs, who drool and wag their tails at the first sign of attention from their owners, felines dole out recognition on their own time, no exceptions...

Dog’s Trust Ireland’s Newest Video

Who can resist a dog-filled video of a Friday evening? Dog’s Trust has come through again with an adorable video of their dogs waiting to be rehomed. How cute are these furry babies? In their newest push to get as many pooches as possible rehomed...

China Begins Training First Cloned Police Dog

One Chinese police force has a new asset this month: its first cloned police dog. The puppy, a Kunming wolfdog called Kunxun, was created using cells from what police described as the "Sherlock Holmes" of canine law enforcement, as part of a prog...

Humane Society Of The United States Undercover Investigation Shows Plight Of Dogs In A Laboratory Being Dosed With Pesticides And Drugs

Today the Humane Society of the United States revealed the results of an undercover investigation at an animal testing laboratory where thousands of dogs are killed every year. The investigation reveals the suffering and death of beagles and houn...

Man At Centre Of One Of Ireland's Largest Ever Puppy Farm Rescue Jailed For Three Years

A man who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in one of largest puppy farm rescues ever was sentenced to three years in prison, while his wife was given a suspended sentence. James and Jennifer Kavanagh, the parents of five children, from Raheenleig...

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Travelling to Ireland with a dog - how do you do it?

Previous summer my girlfriend and I decided to make a road trip in Ireland in our VW bus. While we often go to far-away destinations, we opted for Ireland this time as we wanted to take our dog, Ushi, with us. Bringing your dog with you to Irelan...

How Do I Give My Dog The Best Birthday Ever?

Many people perceive their dogs as important family members and would wish to make their birthday happy and memorable. Unlike years back, celebrating the dog’s birthday has become a common thing and it is socially accepted across the world. It is...

Dog Owners Can Have Clean Houses Too

Keeping your house clean with a resident dog can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. Most canine parents combat hair, mud, and unwanted stenches (we're looking at you, Pepe Le Pew!) on a daily basis. While you can't stop dogs from being dogs - ...

7 Great Reasons Why You Should Adopt A Dog For Your Kids

f you’re planning to get a dog for your kid, we congratulate you, it’s a very good idea. But, what kind of dog should you get? Well, you got two choices before you – either buy one from a kennel club or adopt one from a rescue? If you’re not sure...

How To Buy The Best Pet Food?

More than half of Australians own a pet. Whether it’s a dog or a cat, they are very enthusiasts for providing good food to them. Nutrition is important for your furry friend. If you just become a new pet parent or maybe it’s your first pet. So, y...

Tips for Travelling with Your Dog

Believe it or not, vacation memories with your trusty canine companion can be some of the most sublimely relaxing moments you'll treasure for the rest of your days. Hardly anyone can deny the appeal of this. Whether you are travelling solo or with...

Should You Let Your Pet Sleep with You?

We love our pets as family members. So much so that often we even allow them to share our beds with us at night. But recently, more discussion has opened up surrounding this idea and questioning whether it’s the right thing to do. While there are ...