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Two Dogs Rescued From Hot Tin Roof

Two dogs covered in melted black tar were rescued off a roof on one of the hottest days of the year during a heat wave in New Jersey, United States. On July 22, an animal shelter received a call that two dogs were in extreme distress on a roof...

Dogs Home Calls For Changes In 'Flawed' Dangerous Dogs Act

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is calling on the Government to review the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, because it says the current legislation is “flawed” and does not do enough to target irresponsible owners. The law – which banned the pit bull ...

Royal Grumble: Prince George, 3, Sparks Outrage After He's Photographed Feeding Dog Ice Cream

To mark Prince George’s third birthday, the British Royal Family shared four new photos of the adorable toddler frolicking around, but one picture is causing a furore against the monarchy. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared an image Frid...

Muslims Ask Brits To BAN DOGS From Public Spaces

A number of homes in Manchester have received leaflets in recent days calling for dogs to be banned in public places out of respect for Muslims. Purporting to be from an Islamic campaign group called “For Public Purity,” the leaflets, deliver...

Greyhound Racing Ban: Rescue Group Optimistic About Re-Homing Industry's Dogs

New homes can be found for former racing greyhounds following a ban on the sport in New South Wales, dog welfare advocates have said. Greyhound racing will be banned in NSW from July next year, with Premier Mike Baird saying the "widespread ...

New Digs For Dogs On 'Queen Mary 2' Cruise Ship

Dogs that sail on the Queen Mary 2 are getting the royal treatment. The ship has just undergone $132 million in renovations that include new accommodations for four-legged — as well as two-legged — passengers. The QM2, part of the Cunard flee...

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Just Being Near You Is Rewarding For Dogs

"I know that the data says that therapy dogs help to reduce stress in people, but as far as I'm concerned the work that we require these therapy dogs to do constitutes animal abuse." This startling statement was made to me by a clinical psycholo...

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Greeting A New Dog

Most dog lovers know that when approaching dogs they're not acquainted with for the first time, certain seemingly innocent moves and cues may not go over well from the dog's perspective. As friendly and sincere as you may be with nothing bu...

What To Do If Your Dog Is Afraid Of Fireworks

Before you reach for the doggy Xanax, try implementing some or all of these options for your firework-phobic dog. 1. Exercise. It's always the first place to start. Make sure your dog is totally pooped by the time the sky starts lighting up. Ta...

Building Meaningful Relationships At Dog Shows

Going to a dog show or pet exhibition is the perfect time to build and grow your network of valuable contacts. Pet food brands, dog chew manufacturers as well as pet insurances and breeders will be available for a casual chat. However, too many of...

Facts About Fleas …

The world is host to over 2,000 species of flea, and they are a problem almost everywhere. Fleas affect dogs and cats, as well as wild animals such as foxes—and can be unpleasant for owners too. When a flea jumps onto your pet, it will start feedi...

Tips On Ticks ... A Threat That’s More Than Just Skin Deep

Ticks are blood-sucking, external parasites and are efficient hunters widely distributed in the countryside but can also be found in gardens and neighbourhood parks. They live in low vegetation and scrub and when they sense a passing animal or hum...

10 Funniest Dog Breeds in the World

Let’s face it — there are some very strange and weird-looking dogs out there. So, what are the funniest dog breeds? Here’s my own completely biased list of the Top 10. The Puli may well be the funniest-looking dog breed in the world. 1. Puli Lo...