Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

(Picture: Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters)Adorable golden retriever puppies are what every military parade needs. On Thursday, more than 9,500 Chilean troupes marched for the Great Military Parade as part of the 208th Independence Day anniversary, and the Canine Unit completely stole the show.

Oh look, here’s that pooing dogs calendar you were after

Oh look, here’s that pooing dogs calendar you were after

(Picture: poopingpooches.com)If you’re going to rely on good old glossy paper rather than your phone, you might as well choose a calendar that brings you true joy each time you flip the page to a new month.

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.’

Pooches living their best life at a £1m luxury resort for dogs

Pooches living their best life at a £1m luxury resort for dogs

(Picture: Mercury Press)Founded by Scott Williams, a power boat racer who struggled to find good accommodation for his dogs while travelling, the hotel offers penthouse, garden view and executive suites.

Dog who lost her legs after nearly being eaten could be US's most heroic dog

Dog who lost her legs after nearly being eaten could be US's most heroic dog

(Picture: Elizabeth Howell/SWNS.COM)Her story has clearly touched the nation, as Chi Chi is now up for a bravery award. Owner Elizabeth Howell, 46, had started an Instagram to document Chi’s recovery and life, and a follower took notice, nominating her for the American Humane Society’s annual Hero Dog Awards.

Town in California chooses Max the golden retriever to be its mayor

Town in California chooses Max the golden retriever to be its mayor

In 2012, the small town of Idyllwild, California elected its very first Mayor, an exceptionally good boy named Max who also happens to be a golden retriever. (Picture: Mayor Max/Facebook)Idyllwild is a non-incorporated town, meaning they aren’t eligible for ordinary municipal elections.

Dog died after ‘lead got trapped in train door dragging it into tunnel’

Dog died after ‘lead got trapped in train door dragging it into tunnel’

Rose Barry’s dog Jonty got caught between the train doors as she struggled to board a train (Picture: Caters News Agency) Rose is calling for more assistance for disabled passengers (Picture: Caters News)She said: ‘We loved going for walks – everybody loved him, he was such a friendly and loving pet.

Rescue dog with an incredibly expressive face is now an Instagram star

Rescue dog with an incredibly expressive face is now an Instagram star

(Picture: Instagram/thebaconator)Bacon the dog has the best facial expressions. (Picture: Instagram/thebaconator)Meg told People: ‘We went to go do an in-person meeting with the rescue, Guardian Angel Dog Rescue, and fell in love as he waddled down the driveway.

Widow's Yorkshire terrier seized after it tried to bite postwoman

Widow's Yorkshire terrier seized after it tried to bite postwoman

Tiny Albert has been accused of attacking two people in Epsom (Picture: SWNS)She said: ‘The little dog likes to sit outside, he lays there on his lead and just watches everything go by.

Wetherspoons to ban dogs from its 1,000 pubs

Wetherspoons to ban dogs from its 1,000 pubs

The company said ‘after much consultation’ it would now be enforcing a policy already in place for not allowing dogs in pubs (Picture: Getty Images)The popular chain has announced it would be ‘strictly enforcing’ the nationwide ban on canines from 10 September.

Family adopt Arnie, ‘Britain’s biggest puppy’, who weighs 95lbs

Family adopt Arnie, ‘Britain’s biggest puppy’, who weighs 95lbs

‘We can’t be sure how big Arnie will grow to but, even now, he is still the biggest puppy Dogs Trust Glasgow has ever re-homed.

How to adopt dogs ‘not brave enough’ for police front line

How to adopt dogs ‘not brave enough’ for police front line

Not all dogs have what it takes – this one clearly does (Picture: Getty)It’s a highly selective process that finds the right dog for every situation within a police force.

Photographer puts owners and their dogs side by side

Photographer puts owners and their dogs side by side

Monica and Reggie the Chow Chow (Picture: Gerrard Gethings)Dogs really do seem to look like their owners and now we have further evidence. From long-haired afghan hounds with their hipster owners to Chinese crested dogs with the same fluffy heads as their humans, it really is a case of spot the difference.

Dog pictures dominate Instagram Photography Competition

Dog pictures dominate Instagram Photography Competition

(Picture: Manon.blossier, elo_pbrt/PIPA)To be a big hit on Instagram you need to master quality pictures in three categories: travels, food, and probably the most important – pets. Caption: Photobox Instagram Photography Awards for dogs Credit: constance.michaely/PIPA

Woman who delivers guide dogs as a puppy midwife has the best job in the world

Woman who delivers guide dogs as a puppy midwife has the best job in the world

(Picture: PA Real Life)Nicole said: ‘The dogs are very rewarding and I love supporting our volunteer families.

Woman almost lost her leg after dog mauled her in front of grandchildren

Woman almost lost her leg after dog mauled her in front of grandchildren

Theresa Anderson needed a skin graft as doctors battled to save her leg after the attack from the Staffie-type dog in Barrow, Cumbria. She suffered horrific injuries in the attack in Barrow, Cumbria (Picture: SWNS)

Anti-puppy farm campaigner’s dog ‘stolen in targeted theft’

Anti-puppy farm campaigner’s dog ‘stolen in targeted theft’

Diddy the six-year-old miniature pinscher went missing from Niki’s Berkshire home in the middle of the night and has not been seen since (Picture: INS)The animal rights activist and dog behaviourist has launched the hashtag ‘#findourdiddy’ and has received widespread support to try and find her missing pooch.

Woman who said her dog was vegetarian is proved wrong in seconds

Woman who said her dog was vegetarian is proved wrong in seconds

She believed the animal wanted to be vegetarian, so purchased meat-free dog food and served up leftover vegetables (Picture: REX) Lucy Carrington decided to put Storm the Husky on a meat-free diet this summer when she started to go off her food (Picture: REX)

Couple facing jail after their dog mauled 18-month-old girl in playground

Couple facing jail after their dog mauled 18-month-old girl in playground

Michael Thornton and Hayley Eldridge’s dog Max attacked 18-month-old Viktoria Resetjnova while he was being walked by a teenage girl in April last year. Thornton and Eldridge had paid a 15-year-old girl with cannabis to walk their dog on the day of the attack, the court heard.

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Police cordoned the area after the incidents (Picture: Eddie Mitchell)The area was cordoned off by Sussex police as engineers from UK Power Networks were called to assess the situation. A spokeswoman for UK Power Networks said: ‘We were made aware of an incident which occurred at Brooklands Park on Saturday.

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