Blind man finishes half marathon with help from adorable guide dogs

Blind man finishes half marathon with help from adorable guide dogs

The oldest member of the guide dog team is seven-year-old Gus. He is Thomas’ long-time companion, which earned him the honour of being the one to cross the finish line in Central Park.

Melodramatic dog fakes own death in walk protest

Melodramatic dog fakes own death in walk protest

Begbie at home, again alive (Picture: Kennedy News and Media) ‘I told them he was fine and just having a tantrum and sulking so he wouldn’t move because he was playing dead.’ Begbie staged a minute-long protest before conceding defeat and starting plodding along the road in Muthill, Perth and Kinross.

Dog personalities change depending on how you treat them

Dog personalities change depending on how you treat them

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.

Dogs' personalities change over time just like humans

Dogs' personalities change over time just like humans

Exposure to obedience classes to dogs and training were associated with more positive personality traits across the dog's lifespan, Chopik suggested. The findings showed that dogs and owners share specific personality traits indicating that extroverted humans rated their dogs as more excitable and active.

Dogs kept in cages overnight at Chanel store for ‘security purposes’

Dogs kept in cages overnight at Chanel store for ‘security purposes’

Tabitha Willett, 27, shared pictures of the dogs lying in their cages (Picture: Instagram) She wrote alongside the pictures: ‘Chanel why are there to dogs in tiny cages in your shop at 11pm?’ The TV personality, who is currently expecting her first child, then continued: ‘I phoned Chanel up who said the dogs were there for security purposes which I don’t understand as they are locked in crates and the crates are far too small for their size.

Dog Idioms and Sayings

Dog Idioms and Sayings

But then again, for all we know half of our dogs’ barking may reference us, perhaps not in a positive light: But before our imagination about canine language gets us into the doghouse, let’s examine some human expressions referencing dogs, what they mean and which breeds might best illustrate the phrases.

7 Calm Dog Breeds Who Love to Sleep

7 Calm Dog Breeds Who Love to Sleep

4. Pug Via iStock.com/Alexandr Zhenzhirov This toy breed has been around since before 400 B.C. and is a miniature of the mastiff-type dog. These seven dog breeds generally are considered to love their naps as much as their pet parents.

‘Keyboard warrior’ to pay £100,000 for falsely accusing woman of kicking her dog

‘Keyboard warrior’ to pay £100,000 for falsely accusing woman of kicking her dog

‘At the heart of the campaign was a false allegation that Ms Suttle had physically abused her dog, or caused it unnecessary suffering, and that she was accordingly a cruel and appalling person.’ The care home manager is an animal lover (Picture: Facebook) She continued: ‘The allegation of dog beating was completely untrue.

Skeleton dog kicked out of BMW onto streets after he's rejected THREE TIMES

Skeleton dog kicked out of BMW onto streets after he's rejected THREE TIMES

Looking pitiful, Winston recovers from being kicked on to the street (Image: RSPCA) As Winston recovers in the Manchester and Cheshire Dogs Home, the RSPCA has launched an investigation into the dumping.

Hunt for thief who stole puppy from little boy on dog walk

Hunt for thief who stole puppy from little boy on dog walk

The thief picked up the puppy and began walking off with her (Picture: Deadline News) ‘The young boy hurried along the side of him trying to keep up with him.

'Fly sweet angel': See Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum's tributes to late dog

'Fly sweet angel': See Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum's tributes to late dog

Dewan, 38, shared a sweet gallery of photos of herself and her and Tatum's 5-year-old daughter, Everly, snuggling up to Lulu. While Meeka loves accompanying Dewan to the spa, Lulu's more adventurous personality made it easy for her to bond with Tatum.

'Dumped like rubbish' Heartbreaking ways kittens are being abandoned before Christmas

'Dumped like rubbish' Heartbreaking ways kittens are being abandoned before Christmas

Newborn kittens left to freeze inside wheelie bin (Image: RSPCA)"It is just lucky that the lady heard them crying and cared enough to investigate and so found them still alive."They were very cold when she took them from the bin and they were covered in flea dirt.

Dog killed during fox hunt after it was chased across a motorway

Dog killed during fox hunt after it was chased across a motorway

Hunt saboteurs shared the images on social media (Picture: Beds & Bucks Hunt Sabs)‘The hound was killed outright, the car driver was not injured and we thank her for her sympathy and understanding after this most unfortunate accident.

A dog’s (and cat’s) place is on the bed | Brief letters

A dog’s (and cat’s) place is on the bed | Brief letters

Fellow Guardian readers, when you receive your screening letter, please do not ignore it – it saves lives. • I have found a formula that saves embarrassment when I am offered a seat on bus, tube or train (Letters, 5 December).

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Taina

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Taina

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Taina “I get the same homey experience from the pet store that I do here at Chewy,” Taina says.

New Louis Vuitton cat-inspired collection launched for animal lovers

New Louis Vuitton cat-inspired collection launched for animal lovers

Louis Vuitton has created a new line of cat lady-inspired shoes, purses and clothes - and the pieces all features adorable kittens. Coddington and Ghesquière’s pet collaboration has been met with adoration online from people who cannot wait to show off their cat-inspired fashion sense.

Faithful dog waits 83 days at spot where his owner was hit by a car and killed

Faithful dog waits 83 days at spot where his owner was hit by a car and killed

Every day since the woman’s death on August 21, the dog would show up at the same spot where his owner was hit, waiting for her to return.

Rabies alert in Gauteng

Rabies alert in Gauteng

complete record of rabies vaccinations could be an infection risk, and members where they could potentially infect domestic pets.” Read: Rabies worse scourge than Ebola The virus is spread of protection against rabies is to avoid contact with stray, wild or unfamiliar

A letter to… my daughter’s dog

A letter to… my daughter’s dog

You gave my daughter your undivided attention, the security of knowing there was always at least someone who would listen to her and a sense of control over a part of her life.

Trust us, these sausage dogs at the Running of the Wieners will bring some joy to your day

Trust us, these sausage dogs at the Running of the Wieners will bring some joy to your day

If this dog does not win I am filing an official complaint (Picture: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)An important bit of information: Each year in Melbourne, Australia, groups of dachshunds gather to take part in the annual Running of the Wieners.

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