Most men feel ’emotionally closer’ to their dog than any other human being

Most men feel ’emotionally closer’ to their dog than any other human being

Research by US psychologist Dr Chris Blazina suggests that many men find their relationship and attachment to their dog to be more secure than their closest human relationships.In one nationwide study in the US, men were asked to compare their closest human and animal companion on how secure their bond felt.

There's a festival coming to London and it's all about dogs

There's a festival coming to London and it's all about dogs

To celebrate all things canine, the Doggo Style Market is taking place on Sunday 29 September.According to Doggo Style, they were able to raise £2,090 for the charity during their Christmas market last year.

Pilot dresses up as Batman to fly rescue animals to their forever homes

Pilot dresses up as Batman to fly rescue animals to their forever homes

On his way to rescue some pets (Picture: Mediadrumimages/ChrisVanDorn)During his missions, Batman is frequently accompanied by his faithful canine companion Mr Boots or Robin. The Dark Knight will rise and rescue a pet near you (if you’re in Florida or thereabouts) (Picture: Mediadrumimages/ChrisVanDorn).

Playing cat and mouse over posh nosh

Playing cat and mouse over posh nosh

• Christine Allen, of the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, writes of the excellent work being carried out to counter climate change by many people in the Catholic church (Letters , 13 July). • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand

Man going by the name of Chris says he wrote condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford. Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand. Chris said he wrote a condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford.

Katherine Schwarzenegger gave Chris Pratt 2 pigs for his birthday — see the pic

Katherine Schwarzenegger gave Chris Pratt 2 pigs for his birthday — see the pic

Sure, Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt may now be married , but they continue to swine and dine each other. If you’re Schwarzenegger, you get him two pigs. Chris Pratt reveals sunburn from honeymoon with Katherine Schwarzenegger.

Groom chooses dog to be his best man after pet helped him find love

Groom chooses dog to be his best man after pet helped him find love

The bride and groom met at the Dogs Trust home where Jack had lived for nine months (Picture: SWNS)‘We had a lovely sentimental day, and Jack played a big part,’ gushed Christopher.

New Yorker's trick to beat rule that dogs can only travel if they fit in a bag

New Yorker's trick to beat rule that dogs can only travel if they fit in a bag

Yes, that’s a dog in a blue Ikea bag (Picture: Twitter/ Christopher Sebela)The subway in New York has a very strange rule that only permits dogs to travel on trains if they are small enough to fit in a bag.

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats

Organisers of the Dogstival event in the New Forest said they were concerned about safety of the public after death threats received by Packham.

Cat-inet reshuffles: the long history of felines in politics

Cat-inet reshuffles: the long history of felines in politics

Evie the cat has moved up in the the Cabinet Office to be the new face of the Equalities Unit. The corridors of Whitehall might hold nothing more menacing for Evie than a large mouse or Chris Grayling, but in the time of the Pharoahs, cats could be relied upon to protect their humans from poisonous serpents.

Adorable dog 'Snoop' dumped at Christmas finds NEW HOME – ' They already have strong bond'

Adorable dog 'Snoop' dumped at Christmas finds NEW HOME – ' They already have strong bond'

Snoop the dog "smiling" as he settles in new country home (Image: RSPCA) Because Mr Squire works from home, he is there to keep Snoop company, although the once traumatised dog still has an aversion to cars.

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are having the best time on his farm

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are having the best time on his farm

Chris Pratt and fiancee Katherine Schwarzenegger are living it up on the farm! Pratt recently corralled a bunch of photos of himself with his bride-to-be hanging out with the sheep at his farm home, and the pair looks so happy: "Clementine snuggles Cupid.

Becoming a dog-walker could earn you an extra £9,200 a year

Becoming a dog-walker could earn you an extra £9,200 a year

With the average UK salary at £27,600, having a dog walking side hustle will increase annual income by one third. ‘With living costs constantly increasing, it’s no surprise that Brits are taking up side hustles to earn some extra cash,’ says Christopher Cederskog, European general manager at Rover.com.

WATCH: Heartwarming moment Chris Packham REUNITED with poodle - 'Best day of my life!'

WATCH: Heartwarming moment Chris Packham REUNITED with poodle - 'Best day of my life!'

Scratchy shows joy at being reunited (Image: Twitter/Chris Packham) The operation was carried out by veterinary experts at Optivet Referrals in Havant, Hampshire, close to where the presenter lives in the New Forest with his aged black poodle and the frozen remains of brother Itchy who died two years ago.

Tuesday’s best TV: Britain’s Top 100 Dogs Live; Winterwatch; Escape at Dannemora

Tuesday’s best TV: Britain’s Top 100 Dogs Live; Winterwatch; Escape at Dannemora

Chris Packham and co throw down the gauntlet to ITV’s pampered pooch countdown with the first in a new run of the wildlife series, this time from a location in the Cairngorms, where they hope to capture red squirrels and crested tits.

Dog who died on Christmas Day given horse drawn carriage procession in £4k funeral

Dog who died on Christmas Day given horse drawn carriage procession in £4k funeral

Consultancy practice owner Ms Smajic, of Acton, west London, gave Captain a send off like no other, involving horses, doves, limos, a luxury coffin and a burial.

'She must have been so terrified!' Bald dog dressed in snowman jumper abandoned in cold

'She must have been so terrified!' Bald dog dressed in snowman jumper abandoned in cold

Ducky the terrier abandoned wearing a snowman jumper (Image: RSPCA) The animal welfare charity says it witnessed a massive surge in emergency calls between Christmas and the New Year, with abandoned pets and wildlife getting into difficulty seeing its frontline officers working round the clock.

Puppy found dumped in woods in a Sports Direct bag now has her forever home

Puppy found dumped in woods in a Sports Direct bag now has her forever home

(Picture North News / NNP) ‘I was lost for words that someone could, just days after Christmas, dump a tiny, vulnerable puppy in the freezing weather. Antony said: ‘I dread to think what Christmas was like for Eleven last year just days before she was discovered dumped in the woods.

Dog opens Christmas present to find his very own puppy inside

Dog opens Christmas present to find his very own puppy inside

She added: ‘It was kind of like love at first sight – Minnie has always loved other dogs and having friends now she has someone to grow up with and to help her be brave!’

Theresa May treats dog to a new bone at Christmas church service

Theresa May treats dog to a new bone at Christmas church service

The dog looked happy to greet the Prime Minister and her husband (Picture: PA) Blitz regularly attends the church with his owner (Picture: PA) Earlier this week, the Prime Minister focused on thanking UK troops as she made her Christmas message.

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