How to choose a pawfect name

How to choose a pawfect name

I am a regular reader of your Pets and Us section and wanted to send a story about my puppy named Johnny, a Pomeranian Spitz.

Positive reinforcements: How to train dogs

Positive reinforcements: How to train dogs

- Dogs learn by trying out different behaviour and associating the consequences that arise as a result of that behaviour. - Always end the training on a positive note and reward your dog. Train your puppy for a sitting posture using treats.

Terrified dog dumped at shelter because owners were expecting a baby

Terrified dog dumped at shelter because owners were expecting a baby

Rocco appeared frightened when he first arrived at the animal rescue centre (Picture: roccostar_gsd/Instagram)Quivering and cowering with fear, this German Shepherd has just been dumped by his family. Preethi said: ‘Ideally, we would like to see Rocco placed in a new home around mid-September.

Hero Cat Saves Abandoned Baby from Freezing to Death

Hero Cat Saves Abandoned Baby from Freezing to Death

Masha is the neighborhood cat who is taken care of by local residents, one being Irina Lavrova, the woman who heard Masha’s calls for help as she was taking out the trash.

Hero dog dies protecting baby from cobra

Hero dog dies protecting baby from cobra

Two dogs sacrificed themselves to stop a deadly cobra from going into a room where a one-year-old slept inside. Tragic dog Miley died after being bitten by the lethal snake (Picture:ViralPress)Skye’s father, Jaime Selim, said he and wife Pauie were at work during the incident.

REVEALED: Dogs ABUSED and left to die

REVEALED: Dogs ABUSED and left to die

INJURED dogs and heartbreaking accounts of how they became victims of abuse are all over social media with images of them looking like "bags of bones". When Facebook user Tina Zellmer saw the video, she said: "I cried like a baby.

April the giraffe is going on birth control, won't have any more babies

April the giraffe is going on birth control, won't have any more babies

The 17-year-old giraffe and mother of five is being put on birth control Friday and will no longer be part of the breeding program at her home in Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, park officials announced on Thursday.

Mini Labradoodle says he was called Archie Harrison first

Mini Labradoodle says he was called Archie Harrison first

It seems there’s more than one cute Archie in town (Picture: Twitter/TomH)A little Labradoodle has had his thunder stolen after the newborn royal baby took his name today.

It's a boy! Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcome royal baby

It's a boy! Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcome royal baby

After weeks of rumors that Meghan could have a home birth , it appears that may have been the case as the palace's statement says the duchess's mother, Doria Ragland, is with the royal couple and new baby at their home, Frogmore Cottage.

Dog has the perfect reaction to couple’s pregnancy announcement

Dog has the perfect reaction to couple’s pregnancy announcement

(Picture: JACOB HOLBROOK / CATERS NEWS)‘We can’t wait to take more progress pictures – hopefully when the news has settled in for Raegan – as we include her in everything we do.

Bone appétit! Pet-friendly restaurant offers $40 steak for your dog

Bone appétit! Pet-friendly restaurant offers $40 steak for your dog

The Wilson, a restaurant in New York City, is now offering a special dog-friendly menu that is available to four-legged friends coming in to dine with their humans. Chremus, an adventurous Great Dane, recently enjoyed the $16 chicken bowl, which was served with poached baby carrots, avocado and mixed greens.

Mother’s agony as six-week-old baby attacked by dog

Mother’s agony as six-week-old baby attacked by dog

Neighbour Teresa Currie, 37, believed Mikey had been left inside alone as her sister’s partner was outside playing football with his children and Lucy’s other kids. Teresa told the Daily Record: ‘The next thing I saw Lucy running out of the house, hands up in the air, screaming.

How my dog Daphne taught me responsibility – and led to a baby, a book and a better life

How my dog Daphne taught me responsibility – and led to a baby, a book and a better life

I wanted, in no particular order apart from the first one: a dog; to go hillwalking more; travel less; have a baby; write a book; sort out my chronic back pain from years of typing thousands of words a week; learn the names of trees, flowers and birds; and so on.

The baby is here! April the Giraffe just gave birth for the 5th time

The baby is here! April the Giraffe just gave birth for the 5th time

The 17-year-old mom delivered a healthy calf right around noon on Saturday at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. Viewers tuned in to see the fifth-time mom give birth and bond with her new baby.

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

Miles arrived in my flat and bolted under the desk and didn’t come out for days. He likes petting, which has no practical purpose except his own comfort and pleasure. Cats are said to gravitate towards dying patients in care homes, to comfort them in their final hours.

Why you want to squeeze this puppy’s face

Why you want to squeeze this puppy’s face

The survey looked at how cute participants found the photographs, and the level of cute aggression they experienced in response. (Picture: Getty)Stavropoulos said: ‘There was an especially strong correlation between ratings of cute aggression experienced toward cute animals and the reward response in the brain toward cute animals.

See Jimmy Fallon's hilarious reaction to meeting Robert Irwin's animals

See Jimmy Fallon's hilarious reaction to meeting Robert Irwin's animals

Jimmy Fallon with an aardvark and and animal expert Robert Irwin. When comedian Kevin Hart co-hosted "The Tonight Show" with Fallon, Irwin was a guest and brought some exotic animals to the set that caused Hart to run off the stage.

Kaley Cuoco helped rescue a baby sea lion on Thanksgiving: 'My heart is full'

Kaley Cuoco helped rescue a baby sea lion on Thanksgiving: 'My heart is full'

The “Big Bang Theory” star posted Friday a heartwarming Instagram video from Thanksgiving day of a group of marine and wildlife volunteers responding to her call when she and husband Karl Cook found the struggling baby animal.

Hunt for cruel person who left dog chained to lamppost in freezing temperatures

Hunt for cruel person who left dog chained to lamppost in freezing temperatures

Someone very cruel left this frightened dog chained to a lamppost in freezing temperatures. Someone very cruel left this frightened dog chained to a lamppost in freezing temperatures (Picture: BPM Media)‘I then took him to Newbrook Animal Hospital for a checkup.

Baby boy fighting for life after being attacked by dog

Baby boy fighting for life after being attacked by dog

The baby, who is yet to be identified, was attacked at 1.47am on Sunday at a house in Yaxley, near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Picture: SWNS)A 28-year-old-man and a 31-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of child neglect and two Staffordshire Bull Terriers have been seized following the incident.

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