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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.