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.

Dog breeders see huge surge in demand for puppies during lockdown

Dog breeders see huge surge in demand for puppies during lockdown

She said: ‘I think most responsible breeders have been quite cautious about that explosion in demand and just made sure that they find the puppy owners that have thought about the breed that they’re buying and that this is a lifetime decision, not just a Covid decision.’.

Mum spends more money on her pampered pomeranians than she does on her son

Mum spends more money on her pampered pomeranians than she does on her son

Bear (left) and Beau (right) at Christmas (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)Hollie Cummins, 30, truly adores her two pomeranian dogs , spending hundreds on providing them with the most lavish lifestyle possible.

People in lockdown told not to make impulsive pet decision

People in lockdown told not to make impulsive pet decision

Holly Conway, the head of public affairs at the Kennel Club, said: “While we would underline that now isn’t the right time to bring home a puppy, or make an impulsive decision to get a pet, these [search] figures could be a sign of more people looking to find a breeder directly in the future, which is extremely positive and what Lucy’s law aims to impose.

Crufts 2020: How do dogs get their pedigree names?

Crufts 2020: How do dogs get their pedigree names?

Annually the prestigious dog show is organised by The Kennel Club, which is also the major body responsible for the naming and registering of pedigree dogs.But for a purebred dog to be considered pedigree, the dog must be registered by an organisation such as The Kennel Club.

Pet raccoon spends his days riding a boat and hanging out with a golden retriever

Pet raccoon spends his days riding a boat and hanging out with a golden retriever

As the pet of Caryn Williamson, 44, who lives in Hudson, Indiana, Rebel gets to spend his days travelling around in a boat, eating his daily egg for breakfast, and hanging out with his best friend, a golden retriever called Remington.

Incredible picture of Dachshund puppy born still in its amniotic sac

Incredible picture of Dachshund puppy born still in its amniotic sac

The sac usually bursts when it passes through the birthing canal (Picture: Kennedy News and Media) Breeder Karis Small had to burst the sac herself (Picture: Kennedy News and Media) The puppies are all since doing well (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Karis, of Newton Abbot, Devon, said the birth could have been risky for Cosmo if she had not been there to assist.

RSPCA urges caution over buying puppies online after spate of deaths

RSPCA urges caution over buying puppies online after spate of deaths

The deaths come as the RSPCA says that complaints about illegal puppy farming have increased dramatically over the past 10 years and that 87% of current puppy trade calls are about animals purchased online.

Husky abandoned for looking ‘weird’ finally finds a home

Husky abandoned for looking ‘weird’ finally finds a home

Four-year-old husky Jubilee got a load of attention last week after New Jersey shelter Husky House posted a moving Facebook status from the dog’s perspective.

Husky dumped by breeder for looking ‘weird’ is desperately searching for a home

Husky dumped by breeder for looking ‘weird’ is desperately searching for a home

Jubilee was ditched by a breeder because of her ‘weird’ looks Picture: Husky House)Can you help Jubilee find the loving home she deserves?Jubilee is also a little shy (Picture: @HuskyHouseNJ)She cannot live with other cats but likes other dogs, and will need plenty of space for exercise.

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Flat-faced dog breeds cost twice as much in veterinary bills and average more annual vet visits than other breeds, according to an Australian survey of five years of pet insurance claims.

Podgy pug has a condition which means he has lots of chubby rolls

Podgy pug has a condition which means he has lots of chubby rolls

An adorably podgy pug born with excessive fat rolls is defying the odds by living his best life. ‘We have owned dogs our entire lives, however we didn’t know much about pugs, and unfortunately, we trusted Theo’s breeder.

Giving Pets as Gifts: The Do’s and Don’ts

Giving Pets as Gifts: The Do’s and Don’ts

This makes the idea of buying a pet quite useless, don’t you think? I understand that some people want a particular breed of dog, and I don’t condemn that. That said, if you really want to gift pets, please consider adopting instead of buying.

Dumped dogs get much-needed transformation after fur was so matted they couldn’t move

Dumped dogs get much-needed transformation after fur was so matted they couldn’t move

(Picture: Furry Friends Refuge) ‘We do believe that there are more dogs where these came from and are working with law enforcement to investigate,’ shelter manager Andrea Touzani told The Dodo .

These cute puppies are some of Britain’s rarest dogs

These cute puppies are some of Britain’s rarest dogs

The Dandie Dinmont terrier has become a forgotten breed over the last 40 years, with owners preferring designer dogs like cockerpoos, labradoodles and French bulldog.

Two-Legged Pup Gets Fancy New Wheels

Two-Legged Pup Gets Fancy New Wheels

Deadrick followed through with his offer rather quickly, “He had messaged me on my personal Facebook and asked me if it would be ok for him to make a cart for Turbo,” Looper told FOX News.

Home for Christmas! Stolen dog ABANDONED by sick breeders - 'My best friend is back!'

Home for Christmas! Stolen dog ABANDONED by sick breeders - 'My best friend is back!'

Bella's three-year ordeal left her riddled with mange (Image: Kennel Club/Francesca Sharp)Much-loved Bella as only reunited with her pining owner after being dumped on the streets having been treated abominably by unscrupulous breeders looking for fat profits.

The colour of your dog could determine how long it’ll live

The colour of your dog could determine how long it’ll live

A study by the University of Sydney has found that Labradors of certain colours have shorter life expectancies, and also suffer from more health problems. Breeders targeting this colour may therefore be more likely to breed only Labradors carrying the chocolate coat gene.

Adoption vs buying – the pros and cons of both worlds

Adoption vs buying – the pros and cons of both worlds

As someone who has never been a dog person, I was not happy when my family decided to have a pet in the house.