Most popular dog breed in the US has been revealed

Most popular dog breed in the US has been revealed

This week, the American Kennel Club (AKC) released its 2019 registry list, which marked a record-breaking popularity streak for the dog breed.The list also revealed the least-popular dog breed of 2019 - the English foxhound - which placed 193rd.

TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest has a winner!

TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest has a winner!

Vinny brought home the win over second-place Lola, an English bulldog, and the fan favorite, Bear, an Alaskan Malamute who was the largest dog in the contest at more than 150 pounds.

Three-legged dog who spent years in Turkish rescue shelter adopted by amputee

Three-legged dog who spent years in Turkish rescue shelter adopted by amputee

This English Pointer Popsey was found starving n Turkey with a rotten leg (Picture: Gofundme) She has been adopted by John after three years of living in a rescue shelter (Picture: GoFundMe)He told : ‘It was an unexpected encounter but when I heard she had three legs I just knew I had to take her.

Dogs get special bus route so they can go sightseeing

Dogs get special bus route so they can go sightseeing

Dog-loving bus company owner Austin Blackburn said people can bring their hounds on his buses for free (Picture: Triangle News) He is hoping the campaign will encourage more dog walkers to explore the English countryside in Kent (Picture: Triangle News)Mr Blackburn, who has three dogs including a chihuahua called Geoff, believes not all pet owners realise they can take dogs on the bus for free.

Mac the dog wears boots and goggles for his important job in the fire service

Mac the dog wears boots and goggles for his important job in the fire service

English springer spaniel, Mac, 3, with handler crew manager Gary Carroll (Picture: SWNS)Crew manager Gary Carroll, 48, said Mac’s agility allows him to enter unstable buildings without the risk of causing further damage – known as ‘secondary collapse’.

'Your cat is watching you!' The fearless felines hidden by their author

'Your cat is watching you!' The fearless felines hidden by their author

William Baldwin concealed his 16th-century book Beware the Cat because of its satirical swipes at the Catholic church. Philosophically, Baldwin was asking the kind of questions with which 20th-century philosophers have since grappled, says Bob McKay, a senior lecturer in English Literature at Sheffield whose research has focused on animals living beside humans in literature.

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.

Dulux dog faces brush with extinction as numbers plummet to historic lows

Dulux dog faces brush with extinction as numbers plummet to historic lows

Old English Sheepdogs are facing a brush with extinction (Image: GETTY)Old English sheepdog puppy registrations have hit historic lows, with just 98 recorded in the first three months of this year - a 16 percent drop over the same time in 2018.

Tropical disease which can be caught by humans kills first pet in the UK

Tropical disease which can be caught by humans kills first pet in the UK

Vets warn more pets being imported is likely to increase infection rates (Picture: Getty)Earlier this year an English Pointer who never left Essex developed leishmaniasis, with vets believing his owners could have brought sand flies back from spain in their luggage.

‘Double-jointed’ dog wins fans thanks to contorted sitting position

‘Double-jointed’ dog wins fans thanks to contorted sitting position

Cheyenne McIntyre was shocked when she turned around and saw her dog, English Mastiff Dudley, sitting with his front legs twisted in front of him. ‘I think many just can’t work out how his legs are twisted like that.

World famous feline followers

World famous feline followers

All stories were inspired by Tabitha, the pet cat The Bronte Sisters : English author sisters, Charlotte and Emily Bronte, endorsed the theory that all their works of literature were inspired by cats.

7 Interesting Facts About Pit Bulls

7 Interesting Facts About Pit Bulls

Here’s an interesting dog fact for you: Did you know a Pit Bull is not a specific dog breed? The term is usually used to refer to one or several different bully breeds, including the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier (also known as Amstaff dogs), English Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the Bull Terrier.

Museum of English Rural Life uncovers 18th century dog pictures

Museum of English Rural Life uncovers 18th century dog pictures

Looking through one book, owned by Richard Beale, from a farm in Biddenden Kent, museum staff discovered these doodles. But it wasn’t the only animal he sketched – Richard also drew this 18th century chicken wearing a pair of trousers.

Bring home the right pooch, the right friend

Bring home the right pooch, the right friend

Suitable to familyIf you have children at home, you can choose from children-friendly, gentle and lovable breeds like Pug, English Cocker Spaniel, Boxer, Beagle, Basset Hound, Labrador, German Shepherd and Golden Retriever, amongst others.

Wetherspoon bans dogs from all its pubs and hotels nationwide

Wetherspoon bans dogs from all its pubs and hotels nationwide

It’s the home of the comfortingly cheap full English, the classic Curry Club and the place where you can start downing pints at 9am in a completely judgement-free atmosphere but dogs are going to be banned in Wetherspoon pubs and hotels across the country.

Zsa Zsa, winner of the World's Ugliest Dog contest, has died

Zsa Zsa, winner of the World's Ugliest Dog contest, has died

Zsa Zsa, the lovable English bulldog who was named the World's Ugliest Dog last month, has died at 9 years old. Zsa Zsa, the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog contest last month, has died at 9 years old.

'Zsa Zsa' bags 'World's Ugliest Dog' title

'Zsa Zsa' bags 'World's Ugliest Dog' title

A 9-year-old English bulldog 'Zsa Zsa' won the title of an unusual competition known as 'World's Ugliest Dog contest' in the San Francisco Bay Area. The contest which is in its 30th year, saw dogs flaunting their imperfections, from hairless bodies to lolling tongues.