Group of rescue chicks become best friends with adorable Labrador

Group of rescue chicks become best friends with adorable Labrador

Ruby the Labrador and the little chicks (Picture: Jadene Maloy/SPLITPICS UK)We’ve seen a lot of unlikely friendships emerge over recent months.Owner Jadene said Ruby even went as far as to get inside the box with the chicks, so they could snuggle up to her for warmth.

Bulldog acts as guide dog to blind puppy as they become best pals

Bulldog acts as guide dog to blind puppy as they become best pals

A bulldog and a young, blind collie have struck up an unlikely friendship after the gentle giant took it upon herself to act as the pup’s guide dog (Picture: SWNS)Ready for a sweet tale of friendship in unlikely circumstances?

Dogs could face extreme separation anxiety after lockdown is lifted

Dogs could face extreme separation anxiety after lockdown is lifted

But when coronavirus lockdown ends, canines will have to adjust back to ‘normal life’ without constant companionship – which could lead to problems.Dr Mugford says it’s important to get these pets ready for life after lockdown, as many will have a ‘huge shock’ once restrictions are lifted.

Dogs have their day at the National Sheep Dog Trials in Canberra

Dogs have their day at the National Sheep Dog Trials in Canberra

The National Sheep Dog Trial Championships have been running in Canberra for 77 years.Photograph: Mike Bowers/The Guardian Eighty-six-year-old Laurie Slater has two dogs competing in the top 20.

Olaf the Great Dane is best mates with a herd of donkeys

Olaf the Great Dane is best mates with a herd of donkeys

Olaf the Great Dane has well and truly been accepted into this herd of donkeys (Picture: Caters News Agency)A giant dog has found friendship with a herd of donkeys.Come, let’s play fetch (Picture: Caters News Agency)The donkeys are equally infatuated with Olaf.

Claws out! Why cats are causing chaos and controversy across Britain

Claws out! Why cats are causing chaos and controversy across Britain

“He’s so naughty!” says Gina Burnside, a 33-year-old payroll processor from Darlington, of her shorthair rescue cat, Hector.Mike offered the neighbours ownership of Bob, but changed his mind when they refused to put in a cat flap and went on holiday for a week, leaving Bob in their garden.

Tell us about your cat disputes with your neighbours

Tell us about your cat disputes with your neighbours

After one disagreement over a cat resulted in a £20,000 court case, we would like to hear about your experiences.But having a cat can make life difficult – especially when it comes to relationships with our neighbours.

Forget cat ladies: the real tribes of modern dating, from fantasists to routiners

Forget cat ladies: the real tribes of modern dating, from fantasists to routiners

Too late to date … a couple of friends have ended promising relationships with night owls because they like to sleep by 9pm.

How to become a marvellous pet parent

How to become a marvellous pet parent

Adopt a country or pariah dog as your pet.l Obedience training is essential to have a good, life-long relationship with your pup.l Control of external parasites on your pet is essential to avoid anaemia and life-threatening diseases.

Reagandoodle and his little buddy share update on their growing family

Reagandoodle and his little buddy share update on their growing family

Three years ago, the heartwarming friendship between a little boy and his foster grandmother’s dog captured the hearts of people everywhere.“As soon as they met, there was an instant bond and just you could see the love between the two of them,” Sandi Swiridoff told NBC News.

Police therapy dog steals and hides all the toys donated for kids

Police therapy dog steals and hides all the toys donated for kids

After an investigation, they found the chief suspect – their very own Ben. The police officers had been keeping the toys in a classroom at the station as they were about to be shipped off to the charity.

Study says raising a dog together makes couples ‘happier and stronger’

Study says raising a dog together makes couples ‘happier and stronger’

The survey, carried out by , found that 60% of couple owners said that bringing up a dog together made their relationship stronger.Those in relationships were not the only ones who said that dogs are important for an individual’s love life.

Dogs worshipped and garnished with flowers at festival in Nepal

Dogs worshipped and garnished with flowers at festival in Nepal

A very good boy/girl is adored with a tika marking (Picture: AFP) Dogs occupy a special place in Hindu mythology (Picture: AFP)Kukur Tihar was also celebrated at Friendicoes, a dog shelter in New Delhi, India where most of the staff hail from Nepal.

Your dog knows how you feel

Your dog knows how you feel

If another pet, friend or family member diverts your love and attention, s/he will stop cooperating or responding to you, and even look depressed.7 signs to know your relationship is in trouble.

Two sausage dogs make their relationship official with lavish wedding

Two sausage dogs make their relationship official with lavish wedding

The pair love snuggles (Picture: ERIN ADAMS/ CATERS NEWS)Erin, a photographer, said: ‘We felt we needed to make their relationship official, they are obviously madly in love, Gandalf will only share his food with Galadriel, not the other dogs.

54% of dog owners might end a romantic relationship if the pet doesn’t like their partner: Study

54% of dog owners might end a romantic relationship if the pet doesn’t like their partner: Study

And when you have man's best friend as your constant companion, you will completely relate to the findings of a study that states how a pet parent's love life is dictated by the likes and dislikes of his pet.

Cats bond with their people too, study finds

Cats bond with their people too, study finds

However, Prof Daniel Mills, an expert in veterinary behavioural medicine from the University of Lincoln who has previously studied human-cat relationships, said the research has flaws, including that the team did not explore other possible types of bonds and did not repeat their experiments with strangers.

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.

Dog ownership is linked to better heart health, says science

Dog ownership is linked to better heart health, says science

Pet owners, and specifically dog owners, were more likely to report physical activity, diet, and blood glucose at ideal level, and smoking at poor level.Compared with owners of other pets, dog owners were more likely to report physical activity and diet at ideal level.

Scamp the Tramp is 2019's World's Ugliest Dog

Scamp the Tramp is 2019's World's Ugliest Dog

So, what exactly made Scamp championship caliber after failing to win the crown in his previous attempts?“Well, I think the audience got to know him beforehand and they saw all his community volunteer work,” Morones said.

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