Gizmo the adorable Pomeranian calms himself down by sucking on a dummy

Gizmo the adorable Pomeranian calms himself down by sucking on a dummy

Gizmo’s owner believes he was weaned too early (Picture: Angela Jeck /SWNS)Gizmo is a service Pomeranian with a rather unusual habit – he loves nothing more than sucking on his dummy.

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.

Shelter dog nicknamed Ricasso earns £3k after his paintings are sold

Shelter dog nicknamed Ricasso earns £3k after his paintings are sold

After a busy day of painting (Picture: Animal Welfare League of Alexandria)Rico the dog is quite the artist.We want all of them (Picture: Animal Welfare League of Alexandria)He loves being active and recently enjoyed a field trip to Alexandria’s Old Town.

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

The one-year-old Morkie (a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a Maltese) pup loves to play with tissues but took on more than she could chew when her head got trapped in the package.

12 animals looking for their forever homes this Christmas

12 animals looking for their forever homes this Christmas

Meet Sparkle, the three-year-old Shih Tzu. Sparkle is just lovely (Picture: RSPCA)Sparkle – like the star on top of your tree – is described as being a ‘very sweet little dog’ with a lovely temperament.

Woman tracks down stray dog she found on holiday and brings him home to Devon

Woman tracks down stray dog she found on holiday and brings him home to Devon

From the moment Levi met stray dog Punter, she couldn’t stop thinking about him (Picture: Levi Danyeil /SWNS.COM)Surely we’ve all had the experience of falling in love with a stray animal while we’re on holiday and desperately wanting to take them home.

Alcohol inspired, Love Island and political dog names are on trend this year

Alcohol inspired, Love Island and political dog names are on trend this year

They revealed the top 10 dog names from the last year as well as highlighting some of the rising trends for pooches.Naming your pet after celebrities or tv characters has always been popular, and this year, it was Game of Thrones and Love Island that influenced dog naming trends.

Bride has 'first look' photo shoot with her beloved dog

Bride has 'first look' photo shoot with her beloved dog

When newlywed Kristen Dupree imagined her dream wedding to her love of five years, Duncan Dupree, she didn't know that their dog, Zeke, would be part of their big day in such a memorable way.

Dog almost sliced in half with a sword in ‘cowardly’ attack

Dog almost sliced in half with a sword in ‘cowardly’ attack

Her wound was so deep rescuers could see her bone (Picture: SWNS) Her recovery took many months (Picture: SWNS)Although Sabby is still weary of men, the charity said she mixes well with other dogs and loves going out on walks.

Tim Tebow posts heartbreaking video saying goodbye to his dog, Bronco

Tim Tebow posts heartbreaking video saying goodbye to his dog, Bronco

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow posted a heartbreaking video of himself saying goodbye to his beloved dog, Bronco, before putting him down Wednesday night."For so many people, (dogs) are our best friends and they provide so much joy and love," Tebow told last year.

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.

Sod the germs and the hairs, sleeping in the same bed as your pets is wonderful and heart-warming

Sod the germs and the hairs, sleeping in the same bed as your pets is wonderful and heart-warming

A recent poll of 2000 pet owners showed that two thirds of them share a bed with their cat or dog.I love my dog so much; I’d do anything to be stroking her silky ears right now on my Mumbai sickbed (I’m milking this, it really is just a cold).

We're celebrating the season of giving with a holiday sweepstakes!

We're celebrating the season of giving with a holiday sweepstakes!

We’re celebrating the season of giving by offering three lucky Stuff We Love newsletter subscribers the chance to win $500 worth of toys for the holiday.

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.

Dying veteran’s final wish to see his puppy is granted in emotional reunion

Dying veteran’s final wish to see his puppy is granted in emotional reunion

John Vincent was reunited with his dog for a final time (Picture: Albuquerque Animal Welfare)A Vietnam War veteran with just weeks to live got to say a final good bye to his beloved Yorkshire Terrier from his hospital bed.

Hero pit bull dies saving young boys from poisonous snake

Hero pit bull dies saving young boys from poisonous snake

The Richardson family said goodbye to their beloved dog Zeus last week after he was bitten multiple times by a coral snake while protecting their sons outside their home in rural Webster.Gary Richardson and his children said goodbye to their beloved pit bull, Zeus.

‘He brought me a tissue when I was ill’: the moment readers realised their cat loves them

‘He brought me a tissue when I was ill’: the moment readers realised their cat loves them

Many cat owners will know this already, of course, so we asked Guardian readers to tell us about the moment they realised their pets really loved them.“About a week after we got him, I came home from work.

Tell us about the moment you realised your cat loved you

Tell us about the moment you realised your cat loved you

If you have lived with a cat we’d like to hear your stories about when you discovered they returned your affection.If so we’d like to hear your stories about the moment you realised your cat really loved you.

Bride walks down the aisle with eight disabled rescue dogs by her side

Bride walks down the aisle with eight disabled rescue dogs by her side

The couple plan to turn their home into a dog-friendly wedding venue for other animal lovers (Picture: Mercury Press).

Inseparable lovedogs are looking for home after months in shelter

Inseparable lovedogs are looking for home after months in shelter

(Picture: Support Adoption For Pets)Two dogs so inseperable they have been dubbed ‘lovedogs’ are looking for their forever home.They absolutely love each other (Picture: Support Adoption For Pets)However, they are being picky about their new owner – as Samir and Sabina need lots of love and attention.

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