Canine comforts: five-star treats for the whole family – including the dog

Canine comforts: five-star treats for the whole family – including the dog

To this end PetsPyjamas, the online bespoke dog-friendly travel company, helped me devise an active mini-break of soft cycling and easy hiking in West Sussex and Dorset with pampering and luxury creature comforts for myself, my husband, our two sons and our miniature schnauzer.

6 Beagle Gifts for Beagle Lovers

6 Beagle Gifts for Beagle Lovers

Wine glasses need not be excluded from Beagle gifts for dog lovers, and this set features adorable, hand-sandblasted images on stemless wine glasses. When searching for the perfect dog gifts for Beagle lovers, it would be impossible to pass up a decorative street sign that reads “Beagle Blvd” on both sides.

Snowball the Cockatoo Proves Animals Can Dance

Snowball the Cockatoo Proves Animals Can Dance

According to Robert Krulwich of NPR, professor Aniruddh Patel turned snowball’s dance into a science experiment to see if he could get Snowball to dance to 11 more beats. The results surprised Patel; Snowball was actually able to dance along with beats other than the one that made him famous.

'Pick of the Litter' documentary follows puppies' guide dog training

'Pick of the Litter' documentary follows puppies' guide dog training

The documentary filmmaker and co-director Dana Nachman, 46, followed five Labrador retriever puppies — Patriot, Potomac, Primrose, Poppet and Phil — through 20 months of intensive training to see which, if any, would become guide dogs in their new documentary, "Pick of the Litter," due out Aug. 31.