Adorable Great Dane is still obsessed with the cuddly toy she had as a puppy

Adorable Great Dane is still obsessed with the cuddly toy she had as a puppy

Too cute (Picture: Mandy Helwege / SWNS) Elliot the dog and Elliot the dragon are best pals (Picture: Mandy Helwege / SWNS)‘My Elliot was named after Elliot the Dragon, I had her name picked out shortly after she was born.

Puppy and cat who became best friends say goodbye when one is adopted

Puppy and cat who became best friends say goodbye when one is adopted

Cheerio and Elvis formed a fast bond (Picture: Corrinne Minnard / SWNS.COM)Now, after ten weeks together, Elvis has finally found a forever home, and this week was taken away by his new owners.The pair said goodbye with one last cuddle (Picture: Corrinne Minnard / SWNS.COM)‘Cheerio would even be quite flirtatious at times, like any cat.

Best friends: why is the love we have for our dogs so special?

Best friends: why is the love we have for our dogs so special?

A sense somehow that – real as it is – it is wrong to be feeling grief for a dog at a time when so many others are losing friends and family.

Two-year-old boy loves his dog so much he thinks they’re brothers

Two-year-old boy loves his dog so much he thinks they’re brothers

Born nine days apart, the pair have grown up together and think of each other as brothers (Picture: LAURA WEBSTER / CATERS NEWS AGENCY )‘From eating food from the plate, just like Fenn would, he also joins him in learning tricks like sit, heel round.

Taking the lead: why a jog with a dog is the latest fitness craze

Taking the lead: why a jog with a dog is the latest fitness craze

At Cani-Fit, another canicross training company, founder Lindsay Johnson says her clients and their dogs particularly enjoy the social aspect of the weekly hour-long training runs.

Seal and sausage dog become pals and pose for holiday photos

Seal and sausage dog become pals and pose for holiday photos

Aayla the seal and sausage dog Stanley formed an instant connection (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)If you’ve never made a temporary best friend while you’re on holiday, you’re missing out.

Pet snake cut free after getting trapped under car’s gearstick

Pet snake cut free after getting trapped under car’s gearstick

A 1.5 metre (5ft) snake named Allan had to be rescued from inside a car after escaping while travelling with its owners over Christmas.A fire crew cutting the snake free after he became trapped in the gearstick casing of his owners’ car.

Dogs do parkour: Canine agility sport proving a hit in the UK

Dogs do parkour: Canine agility sport proving a hit in the UK

Dog Parkour sessions are just like human Parkour where they learn how to climb, jump, balance and run on challenging obstacles such as beams and tree stumps.Michelle, from Failsworth in Manchester, says: “Parkour helps owners build a bond with their dogs and makes walks more fun.

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 Hitches Ride On Ambulance Step, Shocks Drivers

Dog Hitches Ride On Ambulance Step, Shocks Drivers

Gaitain reports Nicholson had a short stay in the hospital and was released the same day and brought out to see his dog. He didn’t have to go to the hospital with me, but he did,” said Nicholson.

New Study Supports a Special Bond between Dogs and Mothers

New Study Supports a Special Bond between Dogs and Mothers

Feltman reports that the study showed “a common network of brain regions involved in emotion, reward, affiliation, visual processing and social cognition” when mothers viewed images of their own children and dogs. "Patterns of Brain Activation When Mothers View Their Own Child and Dog: An FMRI Study."

Emotional problems and bonding

Emotional problems and bonding

“However, if first-time parents can detect a difference in their pet’s behaviour around the pregnant mistress, it’s time to train the pet from a professional dog trainer.”.

Deaf man adopts deaf dog and teaches him commands with sign language

Deaf man adopts deaf dog and teaches him commands with sign language

Nick and Emerson (Picture: WABI5 News)Meet Emerson – he’s a very good doggo but sadly he’s deaf and visually impaired. Nick, from Maine, U.S., adopted Emerson as a 12-week-old puppy after reading a Facebook post about him.

You’ll Love What This Man Built for His Senior Dog!

You’ll Love What This Man Built for His Senior Dog!

The video shows a beautiful bond between a man and his senior dog, Pao. Pao is 16, and clearly needs a little help getting around. Caring for Senior Dogs: 7 Healthy Habits >>. 6 Simple Tips for Exercising Your Senior Dog >>.

Brexit’s spirit animal is a very fed-up pug

Brexit’s spirit animal is a very fed-up pug

A pal checks in on the exhausted dog to see if she’s okay (Picture: KHAP.The Mega Agency)If you need some more pictures of dogs with their tongues hanging out to get you through the rest of the week, then take a look at Elmer the eight-year-old Bernese mountain dog.

Weird video shows female cat suckling on dog’s teats

Weird video shows female cat suckling on dog’s teats

Florist Sarah, from Kings Lynn, Norfolk, says the form of bonding suppresses Mini’s suckle cravings and allows Lola to adopt the mother role she desires. Cats and dogs are usually thought of as natural enemies but from day one, Lola and Mini have always lived happily together.

Everybody should have a dog – they remind us we are lucky to be alive | Arwa Mahdawi

Everybody should have a dog – they remind us we are lucky to be alive | Arwa Mahdawi

A pungent rubbish bin!) is a constant reminder that the world is full of wonders, and we are lucky to be alive. It is a constant reminder to slow down, smell the roses and find joy in small things.

Stray Dog Jumps In Front of Speeding Truck to Save Little Girl

Stray Dog Jumps In Front of Speeding Truck to Save Little Girl

According to Detling, Angel is currently at the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Department, where he’s being treated for a fractured leg. Heroic Dog Saves Family by Jumping in Front of Bullet >> Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire >>