Simple techniques to de-stress your pooch

Simple techniques to de-stress your pooch

calm and gentle, keep arms down, body slightly sideways and head turned to side – your dog is more likely to approach you without fear or feeling threatened.Use the harness and teach your dog not to pull before using a lead on the dog’s collar.

A kind stranger has donated a £400 wheelchair to a dog with six legs

A kind stranger has donated a £400 wheelchair to a dog with six legs

Lauren said the kind lady wanted to do ‘something good’ in its memory so bought Roo a wheelchair to improve her mobility, because she gets tangled up with her extra front legs.

An ‘ugly’ abandoned dog has finally found a new owner

An ‘ugly’ abandoned dog has finally found a new owner

Determined to give her new friend a new lease of life, Rio renamed her adopted dog to Morticia and brought her home to live with her 14-year-old chihuahua called Pea. Morticia with its new owner Rio Maye from Wilstead in Bedfordshire and her chihuahua called Pea (Photo: PA)‘Morticia settled in straight away.

Beloved dog passes away minutes after owner dies of cancer

Beloved dog passes away minutes after owner dies of cancer

"(Hutchinson and his wife, Danielle) had three dogs, Nala, Nero and their puppy, Amelia, but Nero was Stuart's favorite," Hutchinson's mother, Fiona Conaghen, told TODAY.Just after Hutchinson passed, his wife, Danielle, broke her glasses, so her father returned to Hutchinson's home to get a replacement pair.

Missing dog reunited with owner after escaping to busy motorway

Missing dog reunited with owner after escaping to busy motorway

Maisie is now safe (Picture: SWNS)A missing dog was reunited with her owner after escaping on to a busy motorway where she was rescued by a delivery driver and taken on a 110 mile road trip.

Dog ownership is linked to better heart health, says science

Dog ownership is linked to better heart health, says science

Pet owners, and specifically dog owners, were more likely to report physical activity, diet, and blood glucose at ideal level, and smoking at poor level.Compared with owners of other pets, dog owners were more likely to report physical activity and diet at ideal level.

Having a pet dog could lead to better heart health, research suggests

Having a pet dog could lead to better heart health, research suggests

The findings, published by the Mayo Clinic journal, are based on a first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study which followed 1,769 people in the Czech Republic with no history of heart disease over five years.

The rights and wrongs of training your baby like a dog

The rights and wrongs of training your baby like a dog

I was surprised at Chitra Ramaswamy’s strongly worded condemnation of C4’s Train Your Baby Like a Dog (G2, 21 August).I think the programme was stimulating and interesting and showed positive results without talking to the baby like a dog.

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

"As you can see the translucent nictitating membrane sweep across the eye horizontally (rabbits don't have membranes like this) and the positioning of the 'ears' are a little strange.".The odd position of the bunny "ears" — actually the bird's beak — appeared to be the real giveaway.

Woman selling glasses on Depop models them on her dog

Woman selling glasses on Depop models them on her dog

Images of Chubby serving looks were shared by another woman, Lucy Anderson on Twitter who wrote: ‘This girl on Depop models glasses she’s selling on her dog.

Lecturer left dog in boiling car to go to two-hour village meeting

Lecturer left dog in boiling car to go to two-hour village meeting

The three-year-old Cockapoo like the one pictured was left in a boiling hot car for two hours by David Kent (Picture: Getty) David Kent leaves Stockport Maigstrates’ Court after he admitted causing unnecessary suffering to his dog (Picture: Cavendish Picture Agency)Ms Garside said: ‘When he opened the door (the officer) could see that the dog was panting excessively and was physically hot to touch, he also noticed there was no water left in the boot for the dog.

Skeletal Great Danes rescued from abandoned breeding farm

Skeletal Great Danes rescued from abandoned breeding farm

The dogs have now been adopted by the King of Thailand (Picture: ViralPress) They were abandoned by their owner (Picture: ViralPress) Volunteers rescued the dogs after a relative reported the case (Picture: ViralPress)A housekeeper named only as Nui, 50, allowed them into the property and a vet was able to feed and treat the dogs.

Therapy Dogs Aid Soldiers during Counseling

Therapy Dogs Aid Soldiers during Counseling

According to ABC News there are now 2,500 dogs trained in the armed services; however, Lexy is making history as she and other dogs at the Warrior Canine Connection in Brookville, Maryland, are the first to help heal soldiers therapeutically.

Moment police rescue puppies that had been buried alive

Moment police rescue puppies that had been buried alive

The puppies had been buried alive near a farm (Picture: AP) Officers said the mother showed signs she had given birth recently (Picture: AP) The Civil Guard were given an anonymous tip-off about the puppies (Picture: AP)A police spokesperson said two people were being investigated for committing a crime against domestic animals.

French bulldog dies 15 minutes after owner, 25, lost cancer battle

French bulldog dies 15 minutes after owner, 25, lost cancer battle

Stuart Hutchison, 25, died on August 11 this year (Picture: Hutchison family / SWNS)A cancer patient’s dog died just 15 minutes after he lost his battle with the illness.

Woman calls out groomers for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green

Woman calls out groomers for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green

Graziella with her dog, Lola, before she was dyed (Picture: Graziella Puleo)A woman has criticised a grooming salon in Lake Worth Beach, Florida, for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green.

Put some time aside, there’s a homeware section for cats and dogs on Made

Put some time aside, there’s a homeware section for cats and dogs on Made

You can scroll through dog beds, fancy rose gold food bowls, teepees, containers, storage units and more.Kyali Medium Dog Sofa, natural ash and grey small/medium, £159.Kyali Square Cat Bed, natural ash and grey, £99.

Hilarious dog photobombs his owners’ engagement pictures

Hilarious dog photobombs his owners’ engagement pictures

Joyce Sabino Greffe and Alfredo Garcia da Silva’s engagement photoshoot didn’t go to plan (Picture: Nicolas Carrelo Fotografia )One couple’s engagement photoshoot took an unexpected turn after they decided to include their unpredictable puppy in the proceedings.

How to choose a pawfect name

How to choose a pawfect name

I am a regular reader of your Pets and Us section and wanted to send a story about my puppy named Johnny, a Pomeranian Spitz.

6 Dogs Perish in Canada after Being Left in a Hot Car

6 Dogs Perish in Canada after Being Left in a Hot Car

A search that had been underway for six missing dogs in Langley, British Columbia came to an end recently, after a dog walker admitted that the missing dogs had actually passed away in her hot car on May 13th.

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