17 Unlikely Animal Friends Who Are Winning At Life

17 Unlikely Animal Friends Who Are Winning At Life

Your best friend may be nothing like you—but they love you, and that’s what’s important. Image via: @frenchie__poptart Although they may seem unlikely friends, guinea pigs and cats share a mutual love of lounging and judging you. Image via: @bella.booboo.pig

How to Choose the Right KONG for Your Dog

How to Choose the Right KONG for Your Dog

Not only can a KONG help reduce the chances of your dog chewing on things he shouldn’t be, but it’s also a fun way to give your pet dog treats. But first thing’s first: What KONG should you get your dog?

People are using National Dog Day as an excuse to show off their cute pets

People are using National Dog Day as an excuse to show off their cute pets

Taking your dog for a long walk or giving them their favourite treat are great ways to celebrate their special day (Picture: Cameron Mizen)

Dog hilariously photobombs couple's wedding photo

Dog hilariously photobombs couple's wedding photo

Boone stole the show at Angie Blumberg and Jayce Conway's July 28 wedding ceremony at the Rainbow Ranch Lodge in Big Sky, Montana. Angie Blumberg and Jayce Conway, both 30, married in Big Sky, Montana, on July 28 with their Labrador retriever, Boone, standing dutifully by their sides.

Hamsters and the chocolate torture treatment | Brief letters

Hamsters and the chocolate torture treatment | Brief letters

• The traditional use for lolly sticks is to name seedlings (Letters, 14 August). • My girlfriend’s first pet dog was called Wendy, which I consider to be a completely inappropriate name for any animal (Letters, 15 August).

Fish owner tells how cleaning out tank released deadly palytoxin that poisoned family and led to closure of entire street

Fish owner tells how cleaning out tank released deadly palytoxin that poisoned family and led to closure of entire street

A man has revealed how coral in a fish tank poisoned him and other family members while he was cleaning it. The following day the entire family suffered flu-like symptoms, and even their two dogs became ill.

How did dogs evolve to become a man's best friend?

Through the power of genomics, scientists at the University of Michigan compared the DNA of a dog and wolf to identify the genes involved in domestication. The researchers used statistical methods to tease out genetic changes of ancient dogs and wolves, found at burial sites from around 5,000 years ago.

World Cat Day: World Cat Day: 7 awesome facts about cats that will take you by surprise

On this World Cat Day (which is celebrated on August 8 every year) we bring you some interesting facts about your little feline friend. The researchers found that female cats are right pawed and males mostly use their left paws.

Shock as dog dies in freak accident

Shock as dog dies in freak accident

We are utterly devastated, I can’t believe my two-year-old puppy has gone.“So many people have been saying on my Facebook that their dogs do this and they didn’t know about the danger.

Dog attack: Young boy mauled by Snowy, a pet bull mastiff in Perth

Dog attack: Young boy mauled by Snowy, a pet bull mastiff in Perth

A young boy is recovering in hospital after he was mauled by a pet bull mastiff at a home in Perth.

Veterinarian's Experiment Proves How Miserable Your Dog Is In A Hot Car

Veterinarian's Experiment Proves How Miserable Your Dog Is In A Hot Car

See Ward's warning against leaving your canine in the car in the video above, and click here to watch the latest installment of HuffPost Live's Pet Show.