Ways to train your new puppy at home

Ways to train your new puppy at home

- Confine your puppy when you are unavailable to supervise: Little putties need eyes on them all the time.Make sure you don't leave the puppy in the crate for more than four hours at a time.

Best in show: artists' portraits of their pooches – in pictures

Best in show: artists' portraits of their pooches – in pictures

Lucian Freud’s whippet, Pluto, Joan Jonas’s dog, Zina, and William Wegman’s elegant weimaraners are just some of the artists’ pooches that will appear in a new exhibition called Dog Show that marks the 35th anniversary of Southwark Park Galleries (formerly CGP), based in the south London park. Dog Show, Southwark Park Galleries, London SE16, 18 July-8 September.

Extreme dog walker reveals how he can work with up to 26 pets at one time

Extreme dog walker reveals how he can work with up to 26 pets at one time

Tim, 33, – who started his business in 2011 after realising that if somebody was going to be paid for walking his dog, it might as well be him – explained how he was able to get all his dogs to pose for the staggering photos, regardless of their species or temperament.

Police dog ‘repeatedly punched’ by suspect during arrest

Police dog ‘repeatedly punched’ by suspect during arrest

A man repeatedly punched a police dog while it was helping officers with an arrest, Scotland Yard have said. Ernie the police dog was repeatedly punched by the suspect (Picture: PA)Officers deployed the Met’s dog unit and the man was chased in West Drayton.