This dog is our favourite breeds all rolled into one very good boy

This dog is our favourite breeds all rolled into one very good boy

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.

Why you shouldn’t brush your dog’s teeth with human toothpaste

Why you shouldn’t brush your dog’s teeth with human toothpaste

‘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.’

Research reveals the ‘naughtiest’ breeds of dog

Research reveals the ‘naughtiest’ breeds of dog

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.

How to look after your dog when fireworks are going off

How to look after your dog when fireworks are going off

Close the curtains and shut all windows to make sure the sound isn’t as loud for your pet. In the late afternoon give your pet a stodgy, high-carb meal (Picture: Getty)Engage them

Military dogs put down for being 'unfit for service' could be pets

Military dogs put down for being 'unfit for service' could be pets

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.

Here’s why conkers are dangerous for your dog

Here’s why conkers are dangerous for your dog

‘When out walking this autumn, it’s crucial to be aware of any dangerous plants and trees that might cause harm to your pet,’ PDSA veterinarian, Olivia Anderson-Nathan, tells Metro.co.uk.

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.

Sorry, but your dog just isn’t that clever

Sorry, but your dog just isn’t that clever

There were also various other tasks looked at in the journal of Learning & Behaviour, such as releasing food with a string and being able to recognise human faces.

Pink mourns the loss of her beloved dog after she says one last 'goodbye'

Pink mourns the loss of her beloved dog after she says one last 'goodbye'

Thinking about you and sending love." Other fans commented about the loss of their own pets, posting broken heart emojis and paw prints and sharing the pain with Pink as she says goodbye to her four-legged friend.

Why do dogs roll in fox poo?

Why do dogs roll in fox poo?

(Picture: Getty)If you bathe your dog using a strongly scented shampoo, you might find that they actually try to go outside and roll in something to get rid of the clean smell.

Phone addiction is making your dog sad, warns expert

Phone addiction is making your dog sad, warns expert

Ian explains that our phone dependency affects dogs more so than cats because dogs are pack animals, and look to their humans for leadership and reassurance. ‘You do that consistently for weeks, months and years on end and you’re going to get some real behavioural issues.’

Pampered pets: Should I be worried about my dog’s swollen lip

Pampered pets: Should I be worried about my dog’s swollen lip

There was a massive swelling on his upper lip which the vet thinks was caused by a wasp sting.

Should you be worried about a dog lick or bite?

Should you be worried about a dog lick or bite?

Once the bacteria passes from a dog to person, the person may experience fever, fatigue, headaches, and muscle pains. If you develops redness, swelling, puffiness, pain or a discharge, around the bite area or after being licked, you should seek medical attention as it could be a sign of sepsis.