Boy, 7, bursts into tears after being given puppy by grandparents

Boy, 7, bursts into tears after being given puppy by grandparents

Jensen, seven, was emotional meeting the puppy (Picture: Rebecca Sparkle Browne) He made sure to thank his Nana (Picture: Rebecca Sparkle Browne)In a video uploaded to Rebecca’s social media, Jensen can be seen coming home in his school uniform with his mum.

Having a dog helps you make friends, study finds

Having a dog helps you make friends, study finds

Almost half of dog owners have made friends while on their walks with their pups, suggests a new study. The average dog is considered to have three friends, with more than one quarter even having a ‘walking buddy’, often going out with the same canine and owner.

Pit bull rescue marks birthday with 500 tennis balls in touching tradition

Pit bull rescue marks birthday with 500 tennis balls in touching tradition

Ivy, an 8-year-old pit bull rescue, could not have been happier when owner Justin Hall gave her 500 tennis balls for her birthday this week. Ivy the pit bull rests next to owner Justin Hall.

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

A survey claims bearded men carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur. Now, a report says men with beards carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur.

Fostering reduces stress levels in dogs: Study

Fostering reduces stress levels in dogs: Study

The findings, published in the journal PeerJ , indicate that short-term fostering temporarily reduces cortisol (stress hormone) levels and increases rest in shelter dogs. Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch). Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch).

UPS driver cuddles up to dogs on his route every week and our hearts are melting

UPS driver cuddles up to dogs on his route every week and our hearts are melting

View this post on Instagram Jay and Prince #pupsofjay A post shared by Jason Hardesty (@jhardesty) on. View this post on Instagram Jay and Marty #pupsofjay A post shared by Jason Hardesty (@jhardesty) on.

Brexit’s spirit animal is a very fed-up pug

Brexit’s spirit animal is a very fed-up pug

A pal checks in on the exhausted dog to see if she’s okay (Picture: KHAP.The Mega Agency)If you need some more pictures of dogs with their tongues hanging out to get you through the rest of the week, then take a look at Elmer the eight-year-old Bernese mountain dog.

Animal cruelty investigator's HORROR after rescue - 'Thinnest dog ever seen alive'

Animal cruelty investigator's HORROR after rescue - 'Thinnest dog ever seen alive'

Ribs of Eric "the thinnest dog" can clearly be seen poking through fur (Image: RSPCA)Eric 's nails looking overgrown and curled over (Image: RSPCA)Eric had to be wrapped in metallic thermal blankets to keep him warm when he collapsed moments after being rescued.

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

Fatima Rodriguez, a member of a local animal protection organisation, said they are looking for a new owner for Toto and said ‘the person who adopts him should have a closed house’ as there is a risk the dog will escape to go back to the hospital to wait for his owner.

Dog hilariously doesn't care about obstacle course, goes his own way

Dog hilariously doesn't care about obstacle course, goes his own way

A lovable rescue dog named Kratu had the crowd and announcer in hysterics when he adorably went his own way at his own pace during an obstacle course race at the Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England, last week.

Crufts 2019: Will hounds with supersize lugs cause a flap at top dog show?

Crufts 2019: Will hounds with supersize lugs cause a flap at top dog show?

Harbor the black and tan coonhound has the biggest ears of any dog (Image: Guinness World Records) Pets with the biggest lugs in the business are destined to delight animal lovers at the world’s most famous dog show.

Crufts 2019 schedule and can you still buy tickets?

Crufts 2019 schedule and can you still buy tickets?

You buy tickets for each day, which will give you access to the arena and trade shows going on. On this day, you can buy a normal general admission ticket, but will need to have a separate one to view the best in show category.

Extreme dog walker reveals how he can work with up to 26 pets at one time

Extreme dog walker reveals how he can work with up to 26 pets at one time

Tim, 33, – who started his business in 2011 after realising that if somebody was going to be paid for walking his dog, it might as well be him – explained how he was able to get all his dogs to pose for the staggering photos, regardless of their species or temperament.

Family gets nine surprise St Bernard mix puppies after their dog has a secret affair

Family gets nine surprise St Bernard mix puppies after their dog has a secret affair

(Picture: Jersey Evening Post / SWNS) Sue Medland, 54, was quite happy dealing with her two-year-old St Bernard Amber; walking, feeding, and all that comes with dog ownership.

Feral Cat Saves a Helpless Kitten during Tornado

Feral Cat Saves a Helpless Kitten during Tornado

“The cat was covered in dirt and debris and wood splinters,” says Cantrell on bideawee.org , “I thought the cat was injured, then I went to examine it and I saw a little head with two little beady eyes pop up covered in mud, and I realized the larger cat was clinging onto a kitten.” As it would turn out the larger cat was a feral male.

Vegan explains why she’s switched her dog to a plant-based diet too

Vegan explains why she’s switched her dog to a plant-based diet too

Sarah soon transitioned her dog Brioche onto a plant-based diet (Picture: Sarah E Brioche/ Facebook)Sarah wasn’t aware that dogs could live on vegan foods but began researching when she decided to give up meat and dairy products herself.

Courageous Dog Survives 9 Days Buried Under Tornado Wreckage

Courageous Dog Survives 9 Days Buried Under Tornado Wreckage

A sigh of relief fell over Montgomery when he was sent a message through Facebook from a group called Rescuing Animals in Need: “I’ve got your dog right here.” Dexter was partially buried in the wreckage where the apartment building used to stand but seemed in good shape, “As soon as Dexter saw me, his tail started going,” recalled Montgomery.

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Three-month-old kittens Izzy and Twitch have cerebellar hypoplasia, sometimes referred to as wobbly cat syndrome. With four rescue cats already living with the couple and their daughter, Jennifer Ferguson was reluctant to expand their feline family yet again.

Dog Survives Washington Mudslide and Comforts Grieving Family

Dog Survives Washington Mudslide and Comforts Grieving Family

“Linda’s family had lived on their farm outside Oso for five generations,” said USA TODAY. While nothing can fix the sorrow felt by the families involved, finding Buddy is a bright spot in a weekend filled with loss.

This New Amazon Prime Commercial Will Give You All The Feels

This New Amazon Prime Commercial Will Give You All The Feels

[Editor’s Note: Always be sure that any dog off leash is in an enclosed area to ensure safety.] Amazon Prime issued a new, ridiculously cute and sweet commercial online about 3 hours ago. Shake it off with some of our other favorite hilarious and heartwarming commercials >>

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