Where I Work: Jen, the writer working from home with a cavapoo puppy

Where I Work: Jen, the writer working from home with a cavapoo puppy

Today we’re looking at the desk setup of Jen Kaarlo, 35, a UX content designer sexpert, and a writer working to create her first book.

Super dog gives birth to 20 puppies in one litter

Super dog gives birth to 20 puppies in one litter

Proof that puppies make everything better (Picture: Amber Rees / SWNS) Cali’s surviving pups (Picture: Amber Rees / SWNS)‘She calmed down a bit after the first 12 so we rushed her to the vet.

Obese chihuahua who loved eating food from the bin was so heavy he couldn't walk

Obese chihuahua who loved eating food from the bin was so heavy he couldn't walk

At his heaviest, Cleatus couldn’t walk and had to be dragged around in a cart Picture: Caters News)Laura said: ‘He maintained a healthy weight of 1st 7lbs [25lbs] for most of his adult life but once he reached 12 years of age – he began to pile on the pounds and slow down.

12 canine commandments

12 canine commandments

-Dog training and behaviour is very crucial.Dogs can learn close to 300 words – all we humans have to do is understand their body language and learn to read 30-odd calming signals in them.

Owner loses tooth biting Rottweiler to stop it attacking his dogs

Owner loses tooth biting Rottweiler to stop it attacking his dogs

Martin Fletcher, 55, thought his Jack Russell had been killed by the Rottweiler (Picture: North News / NNP)A man has been left missing a front tooth after he bit a Rottweiler to stop it attacking his two dogs .

Lonely dogs ‘write’ Valentine’s letters asking people to love and adopt them

Lonely dogs ‘write’ Valentine’s letters asking people to love and adopt them

Neo’s had a hard start in life (Picture: Dog’s Blog)‘My name is Neo and I’m on the search to find someone to help heal my broken heart.

Dog weighs twice what she should thanks to love of cheesy crisps

Dog weighs twice what she should thanks to love of cheesy crisps

(Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)‘Skylar eats absolutely everything, and it’s very difficult to say no when she gives you those puppy-dog eyes.Skylar has joined the PDSA Pet Fit Club (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Mandy said: ‘Skylar just loves to snack.

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.

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.

Dad and daughter kept starving dogs in faeces ridden puppy farm

Dad and daughter kept starving dogs in faeces ridden puppy farm

Sansha Lamb was banned from keeping animals for life (Picture: SWNS) The dogs were underfed and riddled with lice and skin lesions (Picture: SWNS)Martin Pizzey, defending Peter, said his client had no commercial interest and only became involved to help his daughter.

Domestic rabbits plagued by diseases and poor diets, study finds

Domestic rabbits plagued by diseases and poor diets, study finds

Royal Veterinary College researchers point to misconceptions about how ‘minimal care and handling’ pet rabbits need.Overgrown nails and teeth, gut stasis and dirty backsides – which can result from poor diets and lead to myiasis – were some of the most common conditions found in a study of over 6,000 rabbits taken to vets.

Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak states linked to pet turtles

Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak states linked to pet turtles

An outbreak of salmonella infections across 13 states, so far, has been linked to contact with pet turtles.An outbreak of 21 cases of salmonella infections across 13 states has been linked to contact with turtles.

Racist woman trained dog to attack Asian shopkeeper

Racist woman trained dog to attack Asian shopkeeper

Sonya Wadsworth was convicted of racial assault, harassment and having a dangerously out of control dog (Picture: Cavendish)A woman screamed racist abuse at a shop worker then set her dog on him after she was accused of stealing sweets.

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

"As you can see the translucent nictitating membrane sweep across the eye horizontally (rabbits don't have membranes like this) and the positioning of the 'ears' are a little strange.".The odd position of the bunny "ears" — actually the bird's beak — appeared to be the real giveaway.

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.

My Gay Dog and Other Animals review – this hump-filled hour is a real slog

My Gay Dog and Other Animals review – this hump-filled hour is a real slog

My Gay Dog and Other Animals (Channel 4) purports to be an examination of the science behind same-sex behaviour in the animal kingdom, but it is, essentially, the kind of segment that might have sustained 10 minutes on Eurotrash, stretched out over one long, hump-filled hour.

Burying pet rabbits in gardens could spread deadly virus, vets warn

Burying pet rabbits in gardens could spread deadly virus, vets warn

If people cannot afford to take their pet to the vet to establish the cause of death, they are advised either to have the rabbit properly cremated or, if they choose a garden burial, to carefully wrap their pet in plastic first to reduce the risk of the virus spreading.

Why dogs eat grass

Why dogs eat grass

Roughage need: Experts believe that the grass eating habit can also be related to the fact that canines need a little roughage in their daily diet. Dr Shivaprakash mentions that there is nothing to worry about if your pet is munching a little grass every now and then.

Photographer takes stunning portraits of black cats and dogs to find them homes

Photographer takes stunning portraits of black cats and dogs to find them homes

Animals with black fur are less likely to be adopted from shelters, for muddled reasons including superstitions and people thinking it’s tricky to photograph cats and dogs with darker coats.

Turtle Crashes Wedding in St. Croix

Turtle Crashes Wedding in St. Croix

Top 6 Hard-to-believe Headlines of 2014 At Pet Health Network, we see all sorts of animal stories every year. Taryn Hillin, of the Huffington Post, reports that a sea turtle recently crashed a wedding in St. Croix.