Expert pinpoints the exact signs your dog really loves you - ‘Whole range of emotions’

Expert pinpoints the exact signs your dog really loves you - ‘Whole range of emotions’

An expert has revealed the key to knowing your dog's thoughts (Image: Getty) One way to show dogs you love them is to spend time with them (Image: Getty)However, if they choose to come to you and snuggle into you, it’s likely that they trust you as a member of their family.

One American left safety behind to care for abandoned animals in Ukraine

One American left safety behind to care for abandoned animals in Ukraine

Every day, Jeff Praul takes many of the dogs in the animal shelter for a walk, working to build trust and give the animals a feeling of normalcy.

These animals spent 2021 without a home – can you give them a family in 2022?

These animals spent 2021 without a home – can you give them a family in 2022?

They’ve been waiting a long time (Picture: Blue Cross/Dogs Trust/Cats Protection)Getting a pet isn’t something to be taken lightly or done on a whim, but if you’ve been seriously considering opening your home to a four-legged friend, rehoming is a great option.

Adorable pet-themed Christmas gifts that support animal charities

Adorable pet-themed Christmas gifts that support animal charities

Charities like Dogs Trust, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and Cat Protection all make their own goodies, and the proceeds go towards looking after animals.Royalties from the sale of the product go towards supporting the work of Battersea Cats and Dogs Home.

Dog with $500 million trust sells villa once owned by Madonna

Dog with $500 million trust sells villa once owned by Madonna

German Shepherd Gunther VI enjoys a luxurious life in his mansion when he's not at his "main home" in Tuscany.

Westminster dog of year title goes to David Amess’s French bulldog

Westminster dog of year title goes to David Amess’s French bulldog

The Dogs Trust, which runs the annual award celebrating the bond between parliamentarians and their pets with the Kennel Club, said Vivienne was a fitting winner “in memory of Sir David Amess, a devoted animal lover”.The three-year-old French bulldog had won the backing of both the judges and tens of thousands of members of the public after appeals on social media to pay tribute to the murdered MP by casting online votes.

Stunning photos show most scenic UK spots for dog walks - including Hadrian's Wall

Stunning photos show most scenic UK spots for dog walks - including Hadrian's Wall

The Yorkshire Dales tops the list of most scenic dog walking spots in the UK (Image: Paul Harris/National Trust Images/SWNS)The survey, commissioned by OnePoll, also found that during the pandemic, 46 percent said dog-walking helped their physical and mental health, with 24 percent going on more strolls throughout the day.

More dog owners thinking about giving up pet, charity says

More dog owners thinking about giving up pet, charity says

Owen Sharp, the chief executive of the Dogs Trust, said: “Following the boom in pet ownership during the pandemic, which saw millions of us delighting in the companionship of a dog, today’s figures have sadly come as no surprise to us.

Dog warning issued as 1,500 illegally smuggled puppies rescued after lockdown demand surge

Dog warning issued as 1,500 illegally smuggled puppies rescued after lockdown demand surge

STOCK IMAGE Dogs Trust have rescued 1,500 illegally imported puppies (Image: Getty Images ) STOCK IMAGE Dogs Trust is urging the Government to do more to end puppy smuggling (Image: Getty Images)The youngest puppies seized were just four weeks old.

Dylan was left heartbroken after owner died of Covid - but has now found happiness again

Dylan was left heartbroken after owner died of Covid - but has now found happiness again

Dylan was taken to a Dogs Trust centre in Shoreham, West Sussex, where he was cared for.Just 25 days after arriving at the Dogs Trust centre, Dylan was adopted by Alison and her husband Leslie.

How to avoid accidentally buying a stolen dog

How to avoid accidentally buying a stolen dog

The RSPCA and Dogs Trust shared their tips for prospective pet owners (Picture: )For those looking to buy from a breeder, The Puppy Contract gives prospective dog owners all the relevant information they need to make an informed decision.

Family rescues dog's sister from shelter by spotting her in old photos

Family rescues dog's sister from shelter by spotting her in old photos

Mark and Sarah say it is the best Christmas present to have the siblings back together (Picture: Caters News)‘We spoke to the breeder who originally sold us Luther and they said they thought one of his littermates had been handed in to Dogs Trust Leeds.

Unwanted dogs write letters to Santa Claus with the hope of finding new homes

Unwanted dogs write letters to Santa Claus with the hope of finding new homes

Juno the border collie with his letter (Picture: Dogs Trust)Beautiful three-year-old Border Collie Juno is a sweet shy boy who’d love a family that will take him on quiet walks and give him the love and attention he deserves.

Smuggled beagles rescued from van as puppy prices reach all time high

Smuggled beagles rescued from van as puppy prices reach all time high

Dogs Trust say they’ve now rescued 100 illegally imported puppies since March and fear the beagles – named Biscuit, Bandit, Brian and Boo – are the latest victims of smugglers.

Dog desperate for family to take her home after 11 years in kennels

Dog desperate for family to take her home after 11 years in kennels

Molly was found as a stray at just eight months, she has been in kennels ever since (Picture: Dogs Trust)An adorable dog who has spent most of her life in kennels is desperate to find a forever family as she enters old age.

No more shaggy dog stories: visit puppies before buying, say charities

No more shaggy dog stories: visit puppies before buying, say charities

The RSPCA and the Dogs Trust have issued new advice to puppy buyers in England, warning them not to buy unless they have visited the dog with its mother in its home.

Dogs were ‘stressed’ in lockdown with owners reporting more barking and biting

Dogs were ‘stressed’ in lockdown with owners reporting more barking and biting

Charity the Dogs Trust has warned the pandemic may have caused behavioural problems to develop (Picture: Getty Images / iStockphoto)Dogs have struggled during lockdown with owners reporting an increase in barking and biting.

Puppies found covered in oil after being illegally smuggled into UK

Puppies found covered in oil after being illegally smuggled into UK

The puppies were seized at Dover port during lockdown, having been illegally imported from Romania despite coronavirus restrictions in the UK preventing non-essential travel (Picture: Dogs Trust / PA Wire)Six puppies drenched in oil were rescued from the back of a van after they were illegally smuggled into the UK from Romania.

Dog found wandering the streets with matted fur is learning to trust again

Dog found wandering the streets with matted fur is learning to trust again

She’s now in a foster home (Picture: Mayhew)Dora has now been placed in foster care with Sue, a member of Mayhew’s reception team who can help to keep Dora feeling comfortable while also guiding her through house-training and grooming, all at the dog’s pace to prevent her becoming overwhelmed.

Are you struggling to keep your pet dog cool in this hot weather? Here's what you need to do

Are you struggling to keep your pet dog cool in this hot weather? Here's what you need to do

In case you are worried about how to keep your pet dog cool and protect it from the scorching summer heat, here's a list of things you should do.Remember, your pet dog trusts you with its life and it's your responsibility to look after your canine companion's well-being.

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