Buddy the dog deemed 'too ugly to love' needs another new home

Buddy the dog deemed 'too ugly to love' needs another new home

Look at that face (Picture: Dogs Trust)Buddy came to Dogs Trust as a stray in 2014 and spent two years with the charity, overlooked by potential new owners because of his unconventional appearance and deafness.

Why you want to squeeze this puppy’s face

Why you want to squeeze this puppy’s face

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.

Dog makes incredible save during football match in Argentina

Dog makes incredible save during football match in Argentina

Belgrano looked on course to go four goals down when their goalkeeper kicked the ball against a Juventud player, who then took a shot towards the empty net. But in the nick of time, a dog came out of nowhere to race across the line and nod the ball away from goal.

Sometimes a dog can be better for a patient than hospital

Sometimes a dog can be better for a patient than hospital

Except, in that moment, it is clear that while the medical questions have merit, the most important thing for this patient at this time is to cast them all aside and create a common understanding to make her feel less lonely in her experience.

8 Plush Dog Toys for Your Pampered Pup

8 Plush Dog Toys for Your Pampered Pup

You’ll also find some with special features that help earn them the title of best plush dog toys. Despite their soft feel, these dog plush toys are designed to be as tough as they come thanks to their proprietary Chew Guard Technology.

Pet Wish List: 8 Gifts Your Dog Wants

Pet Wish List: 8 Gifts Your Dog Wants

Whether you’re stocking up on dog treat toys for the holidays or you just want to shower your pupper with love, we know these eight pet gifts are exactly what your dog’s pet wish list would include.

Is it worth buying an electronic cat flap to keep neighbours' pets out?

Is it worth buying an electronic cat flap to keep neighbours' pets out?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper. Are they worth the money, and do they always work?

Adorable service dog gets photo in yearbook, graduates from fifth grade

Adorable service dog gets photo in yearbook, graduates from fifth grade

When it came time to take yearbook photos for the graduating fifth-graders at Orange City Elementary School in Florida, everyone agreed that Linda, one very special service dog, deserved a moment to shine, too.

Christopher Eccleston: How the Anti-Nazi League changed my life | Brief letters

Christopher Eccleston: How the Anti-Nazi League changed my life | Brief letters

• Lolly sticks are regularly used by teachers (Letters, 16 August). Hearing other owners cracking up laughing when Dinsdale Seeley was called, we often wished we’d named him George or any “human” name. • Join the debate – email guardian.letters@theguardian.com

Have you seen these photographs of Bollywood celebs and their pets?

From posting their photographs of their pets on social media to doing photoshoots, supporting animal welfare campaigns to adopting strays, some celebs have done it all to express their love for their pets. I need more #Mommy&Me time #xoxo A post shared by Diana Chopra (@diariesofdiana) on Oct 8, 2017 at 9:10am PDT

5 easy tricks you can teach your dog

So, next time you catch your pet doing it, simply say ‘take a bow’ (or any other command) and reward it with a treat. The same technique can be used to teach your dog to jump on your command.

Animal cruelty: RSPCA seeking identity of drivers who strapped puppy in cage to roof of car

Animal cruelty: RSPCA seeking identity of drivers who strapped puppy in cage to roof of car

A dog was left to die by its owner1:03A owner left her dog to die and after a tip-off from a neighbour the RSPCA investigated the matter.

The magic $2 pet hair remover you can’t live without

The magic $2 pet hair remover you can’t live without

It’s not going to help you in this situation.Source:istockWHEN Tasmanian cat lover Danica Penton bought a $2 window cleaner, she had no idea it would change her life — or the reaction she would get from fellow pet owners when she posted it online.With three furry friends, her couch was constantly covered in hair.