Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Flat-faced dog breeds cost twice as much in veterinary bills and average more annual vet visits than other breeds, according to an Australian survey of five years of pet insurance claims.

Podgy pug has a condition which means he has lots of chubby rolls

Podgy pug has a condition which means he has lots of chubby rolls

An adorably podgy pug born with excessive fat rolls is defying the odds by living his best life. ‘We have owned dogs our entire lives, however we didn’t know much about pugs, and unfortunately, we trusted Theo’s breeder.

Giving Pets as Gifts: The Do’s and Don’ts

Giving Pets as Gifts: The Do’s and Don’ts

This makes the idea of buying a pet quite useless, don’t you think? I understand that some people want a particular breed of dog, and I don’t condemn that. That said, if you really want to gift pets, please consider adopting instead of buying.

Dumped dogs get much-needed transformation after fur was so matted they couldn’t move

Dumped dogs get much-needed transformation after fur was so matted they couldn’t move

(Picture: Furry Friends Refuge) ‘We do believe that there are more dogs where these came from and are working with law enforcement to investigate,’ shelter manager Andrea Touzani told The Dodo .

These cute puppies are some of Britain’s rarest dogs

These cute puppies are some of Britain’s rarest dogs

The Dandie Dinmont terrier has become a forgotten breed over the last 40 years, with owners preferring designer dogs like cockerpoos, labradoodles and French bulldog.

Two-Legged Pup Gets Fancy New Wheels

Two-Legged Pup Gets Fancy New Wheels

Deadrick followed through with his offer rather quickly, “He had messaged me on my personal Facebook and asked me if it would be ok for him to make a cart for Turbo,” Looper told FOX News.

Home for Christmas! Stolen dog ABANDONED by sick breeders - 'My best friend is back!'

Home for Christmas! Stolen dog ABANDONED by sick breeders - 'My best friend is back!'

Bella's three-year ordeal left her riddled with mange (Image: Kennel Club/Francesca Sharp)Much-loved Bella as only reunited with her pining owner after being dumped on the streets having been treated abominably by unscrupulous breeders looking for fat profits.

The colour of your dog could determine how long it’ll live

The colour of your dog could determine how long it’ll live

A study by the University of Sydney has found that Labradors of certain colours have shorter life expectancies, and also suffer from more health problems. Breeders targeting this colour may therefore be more likely to breed only Labradors carrying the chocolate coat gene.

Adoption vs buying – the pros and cons of both worlds

Adoption vs buying – the pros and cons of both worlds

As someone who has never been a dog person, I was not happy when my family decided to have a pet in the house.