A pooch rescued from China’s dog meat festival needs a forever home

A pooch rescued from China’s dog meat festival needs a forever home

Cain was rescued along with 20 other dogs (Picture: NoToDogMeat)Cain had a rough start to life, but is now looking for a kind new owner – who can show him the love he deserves.

Dogs can understand and differentiate between multiple languages, study confirms

Dogs can understand and differentiate between multiple languages, study confirms

Kun-kun is one of 17 dogs which took part in a brain imaging study, which suggests the animals show different activity patterns to a familiar and an unfamiliar language.A brain imaging study suggests the animals show different activity patterns to a familiar and an unfamiliar language.

Dogs may be able to tell difference between speech patterns, study finds

Dogs may be able to tell difference between speech patterns, study finds

Researchers – who arranged for headphone-wearing dogs to listen to excerpts from The Little Prince, a novella – revealed the brains of our canine companions can tell the difference between speech and non-speech when listening to human voices and show different responses to speech in an unfamiliar language.

American Kennel Club adds 2 dog breeds — and boy, are they cute

American Kennel Club adds 2 dog breeds — and boy, are they cute

An athletic Hungarian farm dog and a tiny pet of bygone Russian aristocrats are the latest breeds in the American Kennel Club's purebred lineup.That means they're eligible to compete for best in show at many U.S. dog shows, including the AKC's big annual championship and the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club show.

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show postponed as COVID-19 surges in New York

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show postponed as COVID-19 surges in New York

The event will be held later “due to the surge of the omicron variant in New York City,” it said.

Great British bark-off: my Dog Slot show was a forerunner of Dog TV

Great British bark-off: my Dog Slot show was a forerunner of Dog TV

Reading Tim Dowling (We are way past peak puppy – it’s time to end the great British dog obsession, 22 November ) took me back to 1973, when I was launching a small local cable TV station, Bristol Channel.

The history-making winner of this year's National Dog Show stops by TODAY

The history-making winner of this year's National Dog Show stops by TODAY

A Scottish deerhound named Claire just made history by becoming the first dog to win the Best in Show title two years in a row at the National Dog Show in Philadelphia.

The real ‘dog n bone’: New invention lets dogs video call their owners

The real ‘dog n bone’: New invention lets dogs video call their owners

While Zack made some ‘accidental’ calls when he slept on the ball, researchers said several of the calls involved the dog showing his owner his toys and approaching the screen, suggesting he wanted to interact with her.

Dogs given the love and treatment they all deserve on day of worship in Nepal

Dogs given the love and treatment they all deserve on day of worship in Nepal

Dogs are worshipped as messengers from the Hindu god of death (Picture: Rex Features) Dogs are given treats and gifted flower garlands to wear around their necks (Picture: AP) The dogs also get vermilion smeared on their foreheads (Picture: AP)The police dog training centre put on a show with 47 of its dogs – showing people how they had been trained to jump, run and navigate obstacles.

TV channel created specifically for dogs is coming to the UK – yes, really

TV channel created specifically for dogs is coming to the UK – yes, really

The channel, which is already available in other countries, will also feature programmes for dog owners, including shows by celebrity dog trainer Laura Nativo, who will provide tips on how to live better at home with a pet, as well as programmes that provide simple recipes for dogs.

Guardian angel: a dog lover creates a close-knit community in a London park

Guardian angel: a dog lover creates a close-knit community in a London park

Mark Davis carries around photographs of his now- deceased dogs Bonnie, Smokey, Zola and Bobby, and shows them to people who attend the free dog socialisation sessions he has run every morning in Norwood Park, south-east London, for 18 years.

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese wins Westminster dog show

Prime Peke! Wasabi the Pekingese wins Westminster dog show

Wasabi with the trophy after winning best in show at the 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show on Sunday.Jade the German shorthaired pointer wins the sporting group at the 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Sunday.

Dog-bite Britain: the problem with the pandemic puppy explosion

Dog-bite Britain: the problem with the pandemic puppy explosion

“But there was what felt like a lot of dog bites,” says Simon Minford, an advanced nurse practitioner specialising in cosmetic surgery for trauma patients at Alder Hey.While W54s include dog “strikes” – people being knocked over – Tulloch says records show the vast majority of cases are bites.

Double-crossing cats will not choose owners over their enemies, study finds

Double-crossing cats will not choose owners over their enemies, study finds

Whereas dogs have been shown to avoid a person who behaves negatively towards their owner, the same cannot be said for domesticated cats.The experiment involved 36 domestic cats and their owners, who would be accompanied by two strangers: an actor and a neutral person.

A socially-distanced dog show is (hopefully) coming to the UK this July

A socially-distanced dog show is (hopefully) coming to the UK this July

An event for four-legged friends and owners alike (Picture: All About Dogs/Blenheim Palace)Remember when day trips were a thing?If you’re struggling to get your four-legged friend to listen to you, various dog experts will also be on hand to offer advice on training and diet – so it’s an opportunity for learning, too.

Mysterious bright blue dogs spotted near an abandoned chemical plant in Russia

Mysterious bright blue dogs spotted near an abandoned chemical plant in Russia

A PACK of dogs with blue coats have been seen roaming near an abandoned Russian chemical factory, leaving experts to question what happened to them.(Image: Getty)"This situation with street dogs living near an abandoned chemical plant in Dzerzhinsk, Russia, has shown very obvious welfare issues through the discolouration of their fur.

Dogs trained to sniff out prostate cancer lend helping paw to crucial research

Dogs trained to sniff out prostate cancer lend helping paw to crucial research

The results may lead to a larger study for further investigation (MDD / Neil Pollock)Dr. Claire Guest, co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Medical Detection Dogs and the lead author on the study, said, ‘This study showed that a dog’s nose could hold the key to an urgently needed, more accurate, and non-invasive method of early prostate cancer diagnosis.

Sheridan Smith on Pooch Perfect: 'Stanley my cross-breed co-star is a one-take wonder!'

Sheridan Smith on Pooch Perfect: 'Stanley my cross-breed co-star is a one-take wonder!'

Now, Smith is again in “doggy and musical heaven” as she fronts primetime grooming contest Pooch Perfect and hosts a celebration of showtunes at the Palladium.

Dog charcuterie boards are a thing – and they look amazing

Dog charcuterie boards are a thing – and they look amazing

Pet owners have turned charcuterie boards for dogs into a thing.Many people have taken to Instagram to show off the ornate offerings of fruits, veggies, breadsticks, and of course dog treats (in the shape of meat).

When does Sheridan Smith’s Pooch Perfect start on BBC One?

When does Sheridan Smith’s Pooch Perfect start on BBC One?

Dog groomers get to show off their skills on The Dogwalk (Picture: BBC)What time does Pooch Perfect start?

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