You can now dress your dog up in a Hocus Pocus costume for Halloween

You can now dress your dog up in a Hocus Pocus costume for Halloween

Let you dogs get into the Halloween spirit (Picture: )As people decide whether they will dress up as a witch or a pirate for Halloween this year, their pets wait in the wings.Maleficent but cute (Picture: )The robe has a hook and loop fastener at centre and foam-backed stand-up collar.

Lance Bass on how his dogs will adjust to newborn twins

Lance Bass on how his dogs will adjust to newborn twins

Bass, who joked that this was the most “Hollywood” way to rescue puppies after being first introduced to them by actress Kate Beckinsale, believes that Chip and Dale were the perfect fit for his now growing family.“Yeah, they were definitely meant to be, I mean, you know fate definitely brought us the puppies that, that we needed and they are perfect.

Oklahoma boy, 7, fatally mauled by family Corgi mix, authorities say

Oklahoma boy, 7, fatally mauled by family Corgi mix, authorities say

The preliminary investigation indicates the child was attacked by a family pet (dog),” according to a statement from the Creek County Sheriff’s Office.The sheriff’s office said it was working with the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s Office in the investigation.

Woman left with toothless smile after cocker spaniel eats her dentures

Woman left with toothless smile after cocker spaniel eats her dentures

Jayne Haggett, 54, has managed to forgive her cheeky one-year-old cocker spaniel, Barney (Picture: Media Wales)We’ve all heard the one about the dog eating the homework – but what about when the cocker spaniel goes for your false teeth?

Horse and dog who look like siblings thanks to matching coats are best friends

Horse and dog who look like siblings thanks to matching coats are best friends

Elizabeth de Val, also known as Eli, the seven-year-old paint horse and one-year-old Rumba – a border collie cross Australian shepherd – became best buds when the dog joined the family in 2020.‘Rumba comes with me anytime I go to see or ride Eli,’ said Océane (Picture: @eli_and_rumba/ Caters News Agency).

Lilac dogs: the cruel new craze that commodifies our faithful friends

Lilac dogs: the cruel new craze that commodifies our faithful friends

Go anywhere where people have more money than sense and you’ll be inundated with lilac dogs.Why are rich people spray-painting their dogs lilac?These people aren’t painting their dogs lilac.And the Kennel Club knows a thing or two about canine health issues.

Take a look at the best dog outfits in New York’s Halloween costume contest

Take a look at the best dog outfits in New York’s Halloween costume contest

The event made a glorious return after being cancelled last year (Picture: REX / REUTERS)The Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade is a joyous annual celebration of dogs and fancy dress.

‘It was quite overwhelming’: how it feels to have your business thrive in a pandemic

‘It was quite overwhelming’: how it feels to have your business thrive in a pandemic

Edel Beattie from The Happy Organiser: ‘Virtual consults more than doubled during lockdown.’“I started my business during the first lockdown in 2020 as I could see there was a need for a service in this area, especially since more people were working from home and trying to juggle kids at the same time.“Virtual consults more than doubled during lockdown.

Owners offload dogs bought in lockdown by pretending they are strays

Owners offload dogs bought in lockdown by pretending they are strays

People are pretending that dogs they acquired during lockdown are strays so that rescue centres take them in, after failing to sell them online, animal rescue charities and shelters have warned.

You be the judge: my housemate’s dog is disruptive. Who should move out?

You be the judge: my housemate’s dog is disruptive. Who should move out?

I told Joshua that something needed to change: implement a proper training programme, or put a shock collar on the dog.I appreciate that getting a rescue dog is a lot of work, and I’m grateful for Abdul’s help with house-training Biscuit, but the accidents really didn’t last that long.

Tim Dowling: I fear we may be getting a kitten. Or worse, a corgi

Tim Dowling: I fear we may be getting a kitten. Or worse, a corgi

I look down.“Not now,” I say.‘No, of course I don’t like corgis.’ Illustration: Peter Gamlen/The GuardianA few days later my wife rings me.“Do you like corgis?” she says.“What does that mean?” I say.“We’re going to look at a kitten,” my wife says.

Paralysed puppy can go for walkies again after £5,000 is raised for wheelchair

Paralysed puppy can go for walkies again after £5,000 is raised for wheelchair

Pumpkin the West Highland terrier and her foster mum Tammie Fox (SWNS)A paralysed puppy has taken her first walk in her new wheelchair after £7,000 was raised on GoFundMe to pay for it.

You be the judge: should my housemate return his out-of-control dog to the shelter?

You be the judge: should my housemate return his out-of-control dog to the shelter?

I told Joshua that something needed to change: implement a proper training programme, or put a shock collar on the dog.I told Joshua that something needed to change: implement a proper training programme, or put a shock collar on the dog.

ASPCA Kid of the Year works to help shelter dogs get adopted

ASPCA Kid of the Year works to help shelter dogs get adopted

"The story is about a dog that was placed into the shelter and got adopted," Evan said.ASPCA Kid of the Year Evan Bisnauth creates animations of shelter dogs to help increase their chances of getting adopted.

Abandoned Labrador that was used as 'fighting bait' finds loving home

Abandoned Labrador that was used as 'fighting bait' finds loving home

Connie after receiving treatment (Picture: Jam Press/White Cross Vets)Due to her lack of owner, Connie’s surgery was predominantly funded by the White Cross clinic’s care fund and North West Labrador Rescue.

Shelter’s ‘most broken’ dog finally takes treat from handler after 600 days

Shelter’s ‘most broken’ dog finally takes treat from handler after 600 days

Betty taking a treat 🥰 She’s sat & watched other dogs do this thousands of times.There’s no clock ticking on how long you can stay here #nokill — Dogs 4 Rescue (@Dogs4Rescue).The shelter said: ‘She’s sat & watched other dogs do this thousands of times.

‘The new drugs’: Northern Ireland gateway for £150m illegal puppy trade

‘The new drugs’: Northern Ireland gateway for £150m illegal puppy trade

A BBC and Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals investigation found puppies were being bred in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and illegally moved across to Great Britain through Belfast port to cater for the rocketing demand for pets during the Covid lockdown.

Man dies and another loses his legs after bites from ‘infected’ puppy

Man dies and another loses his legs after bites from ‘infected’ puppy

Barry decided to get a puppy to help him after a break-up (Picture: SWNS) Pauline said Ted was the ‘softest dog’ who just got aggressive around food (Picture: SWNS) Mark has had seven fingers removed and will lose his legs by the end of next week (Picture: SWNS)He has already had to have seven fingers removed and will lose both his legs by the end of next week.

Is it a ‘bones or no bones’ day? Noodle the pug stops by to forecast your morning

Is it a ‘bones or no bones’ day? Noodle the pug stops by to forecast your morning

The pooch and his owner, Jonathan Graziano, have taken social media by storm thanks to a game they play each morning on TikTok called “No Bones,” in which they determine if Noodle will stand or flop down.

‘We sponsored an opera seat for our cat’: readers on commemorating their beloved pets

‘We sponsored an opera seat for our cat’: readers on commemorating their beloved pets

Lindsey Manton’s tattoo of her yorkshire terrier, Kimi.Photograph: Lindsey Manton/Guardian Community.Photograph: Stephanie/Guardian Community.Photograph: Valeria/Guardian Community.Photograph: Jennifer/Guardian Community.Photograph: Andrew Lewis/Guardian Community.Photograph: Nicholas Cook/Guardian CommunityWhen our lurcher Nelson passed away during lockdown, it was crushing.

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