The survey’s findings also revealed that dog owners are more likely to be married and own homes than cat owners – both of which are factors that typically improve life satisfaction.
Adulated Egyptian vulture now a target for trophy hunters (Image: GETTY) Despite being one of the few birds capable of using tools to survive, the Egyptian vulture has little defence against the deadly hazards faced on its annual migrations.
Like owner, like dog (Picture: Getty) ‘When humans go through big changes in life, their personality traits can change,’ explained lead author William Chopik. ‘There are a lot of things we can do with dogs – like obedience classes and training – that we can’t do with people.
With the average UK salary at £27,600, having a dog walking side hustle will increase annual income by one third. ‘With living costs constantly increasing, it’s no surprise that Brits are taking up side hustles to earn some extra cash,’ says Christopher Cederskog, European general manager at Rover.com.
Study will explore dogs and their attachment to toys (Image: GETTY) Scientists are investigating if dogs form an emotional bond with their favourite toys in the same way children get comfort from blankets and teddy bears.
The survey looked at how cute participants found the photographs, and the level of cute aggression they experienced in response. (Picture: Getty)Stavropoulos said: ‘There was an especially strong correlation between ratings of cute aggression experienced toward cute animals and the reward response in the brain toward cute animals.
New findings by researchers at Cansius College, New York, showed that women who slept with a dog in their bed enjoyed a better quality of sleep, woke up earlier and felt safer.
Just look at the ears on this Cocker (Picture: Getty)The research also found that half of Brits have a favourite breed but only a third of people own their preferred dog.
‘While there is a potential risk to pets from the ongoing swallowing of fluoride…the inclusion of the artificial sweetener xylitol in toothpastes is a more serious concern as this is much more toxic and products containing this ingredient should not be given to dogs.’
New research has revealed a list of the ‘naughtiest’ dog breeds – based on how often they bark. The company collected the figures from users of their product, and found that Samoyed dogs top the naughty list.
A new report claims that military dogs are being put down when they are no longer fit for service before they are even given the chance to become pets.
(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.