I might be blind but don’t treat me like I am invisible

I might be blind but don’t treat me like I am invisible

A security guard confronted us and said the centre had a no dog policy and asked that we leave immediately (Photo: Laura Radford)Working guide dogs have been around for decades in Britain, but misunderstanding of the support they give to blind and partially-sighted people still lurks.

New Year’s Eve: How to keep pets calm during midnight fireworks

As with dogs, you can make your cat feel more at ease during the fireworks by putting on the TV or radio to muffle the sound and closing the curtains.

Ashley Benson shares how her dogs help her with anxiety (and FaceTimes them!)

Ashley Benson shares how her dogs help her with anxiety (and FaceTimes them!)

In the second episode of “My Pet Tale,” where celebrities share how their pets have shaped their lives and become lovable, important members of the family, Benson FaceTimes her sweet pups and explains how they have helped her overcome anxiety.

Do dogs get colds and can they catch them from people?

Do dogs get colds and can they catch them from people?

(Picture: Getty)Dogs cannot catch common colds from humans, so don’t feel bad that they are feeling unwell, but they can certainly have the symptoms of one.

Complexities of an adopted dog

Complexities of an adopted dog

After that, it’s crucial to assert the house rules to him/her to help you co-exist with your pet. It’s important not to expect a lot from the dog and give them their space till they feel comfortable enough to trust you.

Owning a pet increases chance of happiness, says study

Owning a pet increases chance of happiness, says study

Experts who polled 1,000 dog and cat owners over the age of 55, and 1,000 adults of the same age without a pet, found those with canine and feline companionships were twice as likely to consider themselves a success.

Average Briton needs to go on nine successful dates before they commit, study finds

Average Briton needs to go on nine successful dates before they commit, study finds

But while 31 per cent of those polled admit to falling in love with a home at first sight, it also emerged Brits are more likely to warm to a pet sooner than a partner.