Dogfishing: beware the man who poses with pets on a dating app

Dogfishing: beware the man who poses with pets on a dating app

That Tinder picture of a nice, caring guy posing with his adorable best friend might not quite be everything it seems.Some research suggests that women are especially likely to find men attractive if they have a dog, perhaps because they see it as evidence of a kind, warm and trustworthy personality.

Travel website is searching for dog critic to rate the best pet-friendly hotels

Travel website is searching for dog critic to rate the best pet-friendly hotels

The winner will get to review 10 hotels across the world (Picture: )The site now has a new category in its annual Loved by Guests awards: Best for Pets to help pet-owners find the best place to stay for them and their furry friend.

Amanda Seyfried saved by man’s best friend, Mamma Mia star has dog therapy for trauma

Amanda Seyfried saved by man’s best friend, Mamma Mia star has dog therapy for trauma

The Mamma Mia star has been a fan of animal therapy ever since she acquired her beloved dog Finn, the lolloping brown nine-year-old Australian shepherd who helped her deal with the ­anxiety that came with being a young actress living away from home in Hollywood.

Dogs really are man's best friend as these clever canines prove

Dogs really are man's best friend as these clever canines prove

FROM flying in warplanes and surviving POW camps in the Second World War to discovering ancient works of art, saving lives and collecting money for charity, a new book containing extraordinary tails proves once and for all that dogs really are man’s best friend.

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

Erin Menard / Best Friends Animal SocietyTess Rushton happened to be interning at Best Friends at the time and decided to adopt Layla.“She turned out to be absolutely lovely,” Rushton told TODAY.The “clumsy goof” adapted well to being spoiled by her new mom, who cooked organic food to mix into high-quality kibble, and made toys with hidden treats to help stimulate the clever dog’s mind.

Winners of the Dog Photographer of the Year competition

Winners of the Dog Photographer of the Year competition

Each year the Kennel Club receives thousands of entries from all around the world, carefully selecting he best dog photographs in ten categories: portrait, man’s best friend, dogs at play, dogs at work, puppy, oldies, young pup photographer (for entrants under 11), I love dogs because (for entrants between the ages of 12 and 17), assistance dogs, and rescue dogs.

Why it's time to stop buying pedigree dogs

Why it's time to stop buying pedigree dogs

As the Kennel Club warns the old English sheepdog faces extinction, consider rehoming if you are looking for a new best friend – whatever its ancestry.

Dallas Nurse Reunites with Beloved Dog after Successful Ebola Treatment

Dallas Nurse Reunites with Beloved Dog after Successful Ebola Treatment

I would not know what would happen to one of my best friends.” After Pham was reunited with Bentley she thanked Dallas veterinary officials and others for showing compassion and caring for Bentley when she could not.

George H.W. Bush's former service dog, Sully, shares sweet tribute on Memorial Day

George H.W. Bush's former service dog, Sully, shares sweet tribute on Memorial Day

Sully, the gentle Labrador retriever who comforted former President George H.W. Bush and stayed by his side until he died last year, posed for a touching photo honoring his best late friend on Memorial Day. The canine stood next to a stone at the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C., honoring the former president, who was a U.S. Navy pilot during World War II.

Adorable blind dog has an unofficial guide dog and they’re best friends

Adorable blind dog has an unofficial guide dog and they’re best friends

(Picture: Jess Martin/Caters News)‘Amos’s main problem is that other dogs don’t like him when they approach him, obviously because he cannot communicate the same way, so he doesn’t have other friends.

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Take a Tour of the AKC Museum of the Dog in New York People have been in love with man’s best friend for centuries. The rich history of these beloved creatures is now on display in New York City at the American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog , which opened February 8.

Girl who has seizures when she laughs saved by pet dog Elmo

Girl who has seizures when she laughs saved by pet dog Elmo

Millie Webb, 11 with three-year-old Bichon Frise, Elmo (Picture: SWNS- Cambridge) A girl with epilepsy has forged a life-saving bond with her ‘best friend’ – a pet dog who can predict the onset of a seizure.

Our hearts melt for these amazing pooches up for a hero award at Crufts dog show

Our hearts melt for these amazing pooches up for a hero award at Crufts dog show

David and his hero dog, Finn (Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire) Finn the German Shepherd is the epitome of man’s best friend – he bravely defended his human during a robbery and saved his life.

Man's best friend! Rescue puppy helps new owner beat diabetes - 'He has helped my SOUL!'

Man's best friend! Rescue puppy helps new owner beat diabetes - 'He has helped my SOUL!'

Long dog walks with Charlie have helped owner Ron Lightfoot reverse diabetes (Image: Dogs Trust) Ten-mile-a-day walks with Charlie the lurcher have been vital for helping the retired firefighter lose almost four stone and improve both his mental and physical health.

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Skye was taken in by the RSPCA after she was dumped outside an animal shelter in January 201 (Picture: SWNS) Staff said the six-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier was the skinniest they had ever rescued and even nicknamed her ‘X-ray dog’ (Picture: SWNS) New owner Hayley Wessier, 30, took Skye in and she immediately became best friends with Hayley’s pet lizard George.

'World's cutest dog' Boo died of a broken heart, his owners say

'World's cutest dog' Boo died of a broken heart, his owners say

“With deepest sadness I wanted to share that Boo passed away in his sleep early this morning and has left us to join his best friend, Buddy,” a message on Boo’s Facebook account reported to its 16 million followers.

Boy with Rare Muscle Condition Finds New Strength from Three-Legged Dog

Boy with Rare Muscle Condition Finds New Strength from Three-Legged Dog

Despite all of this, when Owen speaks about his best friend Haatchi, a rescued Anatolian Shepherd, he does so with a smile on his face and overwhelming love for the dog that made him, “confident.” Owen’s inspirational story was first told in 2013.

15 Funny Thoughts Pet Parents Have When Grooming Dogs and Cats

15 Funny Thoughts Pet Parents Have When Grooming Dogs and Cats

Between the sad puppy dog eyes and the angry kitty claws, it’s one of the less rewarding ways to spend time with your furry best friend. Grooming tip: Tolomeo recommends diluting your dog shampoo with water—it’ll be easier to apply and faster to rinse.

Home for Christmas! Stolen dog ABANDONED by sick breeders - 'My best friend is back!'

Home for Christmas! Stolen dog ABANDONED by sick breeders - 'My best friend is back!'

Bella's three-year ordeal left her riddled with mange (Image: Kennel Club/Francesca Sharp)Much-loved Bella as only reunited with her pining owner after being dumped on the streets having been treated abominably by unscrupulous breeders looking for fat profits.

Burger King launches first ever whopper for dogs

Burger King launches first ever whopper for dogs

On the heels of the chain's partnership with food delivery service DoorDash, the Whopper restaurant announced that its latest tasty treat isn't for people, rather, it's only for man's best friend. Burger King is promoting its new delivery service with free Whopper-flavored dog treats.

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