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Survey Reveals That Irish People Love Dogs More Than Their Kids!

Irish people love dogs more than children, according to a new survey. Research has revealed the extent that Irish life is centred on our furry friends. A massive 69% of people think a family dog makes a house a home - compared to 55% who think ...

Stop Buying Puppies As Christmas Presents, Say Dogs Trust

The festive season is famous for many things – chief among them, presents. And what’s more famed than giving a puppy for Christmas? Well you may have heard the phrase “a dog is for life, not just for Christmas” and Dogs Trust are trying to m...

‘Puppycide’: 2 Detroit Cops Kill 100 Dogs, Investigation Reveals

Harrowing reports filed by the Detroit Police Department have revealed that police killed 25 dogs last year and at least 21 this year. The records also identified two officers that have killed more than 100 dogs throughout their combined care...

Dogs Trust Ireland Release Video For Their #StopKeepingMum Campaign

Dogs Trust Ireland have released a new video for their #StopKeepingMum campaign. The campaign aims to stop the suffering of mums on puppy farms. Their website states: “The first thing that will hit you is the stench. And once your eyes adjust to...

Almost 100 Puppies Returned To Ireland After Being Found In Two Vans At Holyhead

The RSPCA seized 96 puppies at Holyhead yesterday afternoon after a joint-operation with the the Irish DSPCA and customs. The puppies included Beagles, Cocker Spaniels, Cavachons and Yorkshire Terriers, all described as ‘very profitable’ breeds b...

'Hero' Dog Saves Boy Trapped In Tumble Dryer

A family dog has been hailed a hero for saving a young boy trapped in a tumble dryer. Riley Gedge-Duffy, five, suffered burns to his arms, back and head when the machine automatically started with the boy, who has Down's syndrome, stuck in...

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What to Do When You Bring A New Puppy Home

Bringing a new puppy into your home is an exciting (and busy) time for you and your family; but it doesn’t have to be an exhausting process. With a little advanced planning, your puppy can get settled into his new home, and establish a routine tha...

Why Breeding ‘Teacup’ Dogs Isn’t Cute – It’s Dangerous

In the past 20 years, “designer dogs” have been a trend that’s on the rise. These kinds of dogs are cross-bred or manipulated by breeding practices to obtain a certain outcome. You may have heard of a maltipoo, puggle or labradoodle – all examp...

Therapy and Companion Dogs Are Growing in Popularity

As a vast majority of the population ages, many are left behind as loved ones pass away, children move out of town and many seniors are left literally on their own. In recent years, therapy and companion dogs have become much more popular not only...

Making Relocating With Your Dog As Easy As A Walk Around the Block

Making the move to a new home can be a daunting process. Routines, one’s orientation, and other variables are novel once again when you’re thrust into a new environment. However, at least you know it’s coming. Your dog on the other hand is left bl...

5 Super Easy Ways to Potty Train Your New Puppy

Training your new puppy to go to the bathroom in the right place is one step to a fruitful relationship. The training can be a daunting task. House soiling is the number one reason why pets end up in shelters or the streets. Many pets’ owners are ...

Rescue Dogs: A Guide on How to Train Them

Adopting a pet from the animal shelter is a great way to show you care for other living beings on this planet. By doing that, you are basically saving a life from the possibilities of becoming a subject of euthanasia and providing him a place he c...

Therapy Dogs Help College Students With Stress Of Final Exams

Being stressed during tests or studying is not uncommon. Even the best student minds can be subjected to it while cramming for finals, midterms or even during general study.  Nervous system goes haywire, and it can make you stay up the night befor...