Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Just look at them (Picture: Alamy Live News/ PA)Let’s be honest, everyone’s favourite part of elections is seeing dogs at polling stations. Brits are taking their four-legged friends to vote in the European Parliament elections at polling stations across the UK today.

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Pugs can suffer from Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) (Nic Serpell-Rand/SWNS.COM)The team led by The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, studied DNA from more than 400 Norwich terriers, while vets carried out clinical examinations.

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats

Organisers of the Dogstival event in the New Forest said they were concerned about safety of the public after death threats received by Packham.

People won't adopt this dog because she's too 'ugly' - can you give her a home?

People won't adopt this dog because she's too 'ugly' - can you give her a home?

(Picture: RSPCA / )Staff at a rescue centre are struggling to find a home for an abandoned dog – because people think she is ‘too ugly’. Craig added: ‘She’s such a sweet, friendly little dog and she really deserves to find a loving home to enjoy her senior years.

Dog shot 36 times and had legs chopped off

Dog shot 36 times and had legs chopped off

Flo has no hind legs (Picture: Pudz Animal Sanctuary)Mrs Fairless, 50, said: ‘When they first met they’d just used to play all the time.

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

A new crew will be walking the airport from Saturday (Picture: Aberdeen International Airport)A Scottish airport is getting UK’s first permanent therapy dog team to help calm nervous fliers.

Tim Dowling: I’ve outwitted the cat, the tortoise and the coffee maker

Tim Dowling: I’ve outwitted the cat, the tortoise and the coffee maker

As I wait for the little green light indicating the machine is ready to dispense coffee, I hear the sound of the tortoise making a 45-degree turn somewhere in the vicinity of the cupboard where the mugs are kept.

Black cat loses leg after sickeningly being targeted in close-range AIR GUN sniper attack

Black cat loses leg after sickeningly being targeted in close-range AIR GUN sniper attack

A PET CAT has been left struggling on three legs after being shot at close range by an air gun thug. As Monty recovers from his ordeal, animal welfare campaigners are calling for tougher air weapon controls to stop the indiscriminate shooting of pets and wildlife.

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

A survey claims bearded men carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur. Now, a report says men with beards carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur.

This Puppy Was Hit By A Train Lost An Eye And Two Legs Before Finding New Loving Family

This Puppy Was Hit By A Train Lost An Eye And Two Legs Before Finding New Loving Family

Thanks to his winning attitude, Trooper was able to test his wheelchair only a month after his accident: Still, a little practice and the doggie can live his life thoroughly with his new family.

Owner fuming over dog’s £250 botched hairdo

Owner fuming over dog’s £250 botched hairdo

Little Gizmo was left ‘looking a mess’ after the £250 treatment (Picture: Geoff Davies/Liverpool Echo)The owner said Gizmo is so terrified of getting his haircut that she had booked him in to have all his fur shaved off, after he had been sedated at the vets beforehand.

Causes of canine alopecia

Causes of canine alopecia

— are caused due to external parasites, fungal and bacterial skin infections, certain drugs, hormonal/endocrine imbalances. Areas with a poor blood supply do not have healthy hair growth. Bacterial skin infections can cause alopecia with redness, skin crusting, and circular patterns of hair loss.

Dog with separation anxiety cuddles mannequin when his owner is away

Dog with separation anxiety cuddles mannequin when his owner is away

The 15-year-old dog was adopted from a shelter and has been living with Marc for over a decade, so it’s no wonder he misses him when he’s gone. (Picture: Vintage Pet Rescue)Kristen said: ‘She was over one day while Marc was away and saw how upset Shorty was.

Prize-winning show dog vanishes at airport before flight: 'A horrible ordeal'

Prize-winning show dog vanishes at airport before flight: 'A horrible ordeal'

Gale, a 22-month-old American Staffordshire terrier, was scheduled to fly to Amsterdam on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and had cleared security in her crate at Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta three hours before the flight, her owner, Floris van Essen, told Atlanta's NBC affiliate WXIA.Gale, a show dog from the Netherlands, has been missing since Saturday after breaking free from her crate at an Atlanta airport.

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Chase – Britain’s ugliest dog – has died at the grand old age of 16 (Picture: WNS) Chase won prizes for having no hair, no teeth, a cataract and a crab like-walk (Picture: WNS)‘He had so much personality and I took him everywhere with me,’ Storm said.

When and how to wean a KITTEN

When and how to wean a KITTEN

Weaning is the process of transition from mother’s milk to solid food. By the end of 7 weeks, the weaning process will be complete and the kitten will be happily eating solid food.

You can wear matching swim trunks with your dog

You can wear matching swim trunks with your dog

Walk, walk, fashion puppy (Picture: Amazon/Kove) They have a handy wraparound design (Picture: Amazon/Kove)Both pairs are available in different sizes depending on the dog or man wearing them, and are quick-drying and stretchy.

Fury as orangutan BLINDED after being shot 74 times in cruel attack - 'Hit in BOTH eyes'

Fury as orangutan BLINDED after being shot 74 times in cruel attack - 'Hit in BOTH eyes'

Hope the orangutan blinded after being shot 74 times (Image: GETTY) Hope undergoes surgery to her smashed collar bone (Image: YEL-SOCP/Suryadi) X-ray shows surgical repair and pellets still embedded in Hope (Image: YEL-SOCP/Suryadi) Dr Citrakasih Nente, SOCP’s supervisor of rehabilitation and reintroduction, explained why Hope cannot go back to the wild forests of her ancestors.

10 best cat carriers to easily transport your pet

10 best cat carriers to easily transport your pet

Buy now Lazy Bones skudo airline approved carrier: £54.99, The Range Dimensions : 68 x 48cm When it comes to cats and air travel, if we’re honest, it’s not a great combination.

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

The team said they were rewarded with ‘doggy kisses’ (Picture: MEGA) ‘The rim had to be cut apart using a small saw to make room for the dog’s head to pull out.

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