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 Train Your Dog to Drop It

How to Train Your Dog to Drop It

It can be useful in dog obedience training and other skills, such as “fetch.” You can ask a dog who knows “drop it” to drop the ball at your feet after she fetches it and avoid having to chase her down or wrench the ball out of her mouth.

Police dog who killed OAP was “in fight mode”

Police dog who killed OAP was “in fight mode”

Police dog who killed OAP was “in fight mode” A SEVEN-stone police Alsatian was in “fight mode” when it savagely attacked and killed an innocent 73-year-old grandmother during a drug search, his handler told an inquest.

Maniac targets family cat in sick blowdart attack

Maniac targets family cat in sick blowdart attack

Maniac targets family cat in sick blowdart attack A CHERISHED family cat has been targeted by a cruel animal abuser using home-made blowdarts.

Pup follows lead of hero dog Bryn

Pup follows lead of hero dog Bryn

Police dog Bryn was killed in the line of duty 20 years ago after attending a domestic incident. Police dog Bryn was killed in the line of duty 20 years ago after attending a domestic incident (Image: SWNS.com)He was shot dead by a man with a hunting rifle.

Puppy begins police dog training in memory of hero namesake shot dead 20 years ago

Puppy begins police dog training in memory of hero namesake shot dead 20 years ago

A German Shepherd puppy has started his police dog training (Image: NORTHAMPTONSHIRE POLICE/SWNS)Police Dog Bryn was fatally shot 20 years ago by a man with a hunting rifle after attending a domestic incident with his handler PC Ian Churms, who was also shot in the leg.This week the puppy was officially handed over to his new handler PC Sam Clarke by Mr Churms, who is now retired.Mr Churms said: "It's a day tinged with sadness for me.

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?

How could someone dump them? Tiny puppies left in plastic box in layby

How could someone dump them? Tiny puppies left in plastic box in layby

Tiny puppies left in plastic box in layby A LITTER of ten tiny puppies was found dumped in a plastic box on a country road.

Greedy dog lucky to be alive after eating 206 PEBBLES during beach walk

"We've had dogs swallowing stones before but usually one or two, three at a push - 206 is unheard of."You'd think as a 12-year-old he'd know better."We really thought the worst when we saw the X-ray - how are we going to get all these out?"How much damage has already been done?"But we're delighted he's made a full recovery, he's really very lucky to be alive."

Labrador pet advice: Can bathing my labrador too frequently cause problems?

Labrador pet advice: Can bathing my labrador too frequently cause problems?

Shampoos for oily coats are called sebolytic and clear excess grease.Dry coats need a veterinary moisturising shampoo or a specific veterinary shampoo for the cause of the problem, plus moisturiser.Examination is essential for diagnosis so that the correct shampoo is used.That said, I don’t think your dog will suffer any ill-effects from showering during the hot weather.David Grant MBE was a vet at the RSPCA Harmsworth Hospital for Animals.

10 Reasons Why Every Day Should Be National Dog Day

10 Reasons Why Every Day Should Be National Dog Day

2. They make the derpiest faces that make us laugh no matter what. They’re the celebrities and you’re the celebrity’s assistant caught in the background of a paparazzi pic with your mouth open. And, lastly, no one loves you as much as your dog.

Watch These Adorable Bunnies Participate in a Yoga Session

Watch These Adorable Bunnies Participate in a Yoga Session

“Bunny Yoga was created to provide people the opportunity to meet adoptable bunnies in a fun setting,” says Carrie Smith, the manager of the Best Friends Visitor Center. Participants leave class both educated about the importance of helping bunnies and “relaxed and inspired,” Smith says.

Man had acid thrown in face for refusing to give up dog to robbers

Man had acid thrown in face for refusing to give up dog to robbers

Michael was attacked by two robbers who tried to steal his puppy Alfie (Picture: JustGiving)A police spokesman said the victim was walking along a footpath between 7.30am and 8.30am when two men tried to steal his dog Alfie, a German shorthaired pointer believed to be worth around £3,000.

Swedish Brand Ikea Launches Modern, Affordable Pet Line

Swedish Brand Ikea Launches Modern, Affordable Pet Line

“To develop LURVIG, the starting point was our human furniture at IKEA, but then we focused on the most common needs and behaviors of cats and dogs: sleeping, eating, playing, exercising and being close to us,” says Schäfer, adding, "We are striving not to ‘humanize’ cats and dogs while still seeing them as family members.”

Dog Rescuers' star saves LAMB from drowning in mud in deadly mission

Dog Rescuers' star saves LAMB from drowning in mud in deadly mission

Dog Rescuers' star saves LAMB from drowning in mud in deadly mission TELEVISION’S intrepid Dog Rescuer has pulled off one of his trickiest ever missions – saving a ewe and her lamb drowning in deadly mud.

BANNED: Electric dog collars to be made ILLEGAL in Britain in animal cruelty breakthrough

BANNED: Electric dog collars to be made ILLEGAL in Britain in animal cruelty breakthrough

Campaigners say this can disrupt a dog’s sensitive sense of smell, while other collars emit sounds which are painful for animals.Using electric collars on animals will be banned (Image: PA)The RSPCA’s dog welfare expert, Dr Samantha Gaines applauded the government’s move to ban shock collars.Dr Gaines said: “These cruel collars have been illegal in Wales since 2010 and we've long been calling for them to be outlawed in England too.