Meet Skipper, the 'miracle' puppy born with 6 legs and 2 tails

Meet Skipper, the 'miracle' puppy born with 6 legs and 2 tails

“I don’t think I’m probably gonna see another puppy in my lifetime like this," Dr. Alison Everett told Oklahoma City’s local NBC affiliate KFOR.

Who's a clever dog? Canine 'genius challenge' to be livestreamed

Who's a clever dog? Canine 'genius challenge' to be livestreamed

Fugazza said that learning names of items appears to be a very different task for dogs than learning commands, with almost all dogs able to do the latter – at least to some degree.

Parents woke up to find their pet dog mauling their baby to death

Parents woke up to find their pet dog mauling their baby to death

Sergeant Reggie Williams of the Hampton Police said to CBS 3 that the investigation is still ongoing at this time, but said the family is shaken up over the incident.

Dog's poop-sniffing skills help save endangered whales

Dog's poop-sniffing skills help save endangered whales

It almost seems like a fluke that a rescued dog named Eba is helping save killer whales off the coast of Washington state.When the mixed-breed dog was just a few weeks old, someone dumped her outside of the Sacramento animal shelter in California.

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

Pensioner Dave (played by Dave Johns, from I, Daniel Blake ) is a retired psychiatric nurse, living alone near Hampstead Heath, London, where he regularly walks his gentle, elderly German shepherd Tillie.There are also some well-observed touches, especially concerning the fleeting friendships dog-walkers make with each other and the diversity of London’s population.

Sick as a dog: canine allergies are on the rise – and adoring owners are to blame

Sick as a dog: canine allergies are on the rise – and adoring owners are to blame

In fact, it’s thought that almost a fifth of all dogs suffer with allergies.It means that we treat dogs like part of the family.Maybe we never used to notice dog allergies because we kept our pooches outside, made them work and ignored them.

Dogs really do love their owners and new research proves it

Dogs really do love their owners and new research proves it

We do love our dogs (Picture: Getty)Canine Cottages also tracked the owners’ heart rates to see how much this compares with that of their pet, and discovered their heart rate increased by 10% on average when they saw their dog after being away from them for a period of time.

You can now get matching face masks and bandanas for you and your dog

You can now get matching face masks and bandanas for you and your dog

The brand has recognised that while coronavirus face masks are not necessary for dogs (and shouldn’t be worn for safety reasons), they can match with their owners with an adorable bandana.

Lockdown tricks to train your pet

Lockdown tricks to train your pet

Paramita Das, canine trainer and behaviourist, says, "Combine the find and fetch games or play hide-and-seek involving family members.For those with puppies, Paramita suggests, "Have fancy dress days, where owners or family members can dress up in funky clothes, walk and act funny in front of pets.

Dogs endure emotional difficulties in puberty like humans, says study

Dogs endure emotional difficulties in puberty like humans, says study

Asher said she hoped the findings would help owners be more understanding of their dogs and cut them some slack, noting there is a spike in owners taking their dogs to shelters when the animals hit puberty.“Perhaps they are not misbehaving just because they are naughty, but it is just like in humans – the hormones are raging and there are things going on in the brain,” she said.

10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs You Must Know

10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs You Must Know

Noticing any of these doesn’t necessarily mean your dog has cancer, but there’s a good chance of another health issue at a minimum, so you should contact your vet immediately if any are observed.

I wish more people would read ... The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

I wish more people would read ... The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

You’ve seen the films, but the novel is far richer and funnier – and in these locked-down days it’s as comforting as hot buttered toast.

Eau de pawfum: is it barking mad to buy cologne for dogs?

Eau de pawfum: is it barking mad to buy cologne for dogs?

A runner-up at Crufts was scented with a calming floral spray – but canine perfumes aren’t just for show dogs.Dogs smell lovely.Do say: “Make dogs smell more tolerable with doggy cologne.”.

Dog breeders urged to act over high levels of anxiety in pets

Dog breeders urged to act over high levels of anxiety in pets

It examined the frequency of seven anxiety-related traits, including noise sensitivity, fear, aggression, separation problems and compulsive behaviour, as well as sub-traits within these categories, such as tail-chasing.

How to protect dogs from canine coronavirus

How to protect dogs from canine coronavirus

Canine coronavirus can pass through infected bowls (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) The virus passed between dogs is completely different to the strain rapidly spreading between humans (Picture: EPA)Although it is not fatal it can cause gastroenteritis-type symptoms including vomiting and diarrhoea in animals who pick it up.

Dogs with ticks coming out of their ears left to starve in Tenerife cave

Dogs with ticks coming out of their ears left to starve in Tenerife cave

The dogs were found in the baking sun with no food or water (Picture: CEN/@alberguevallecolino)These upsetting images show five emaciated and tick-infested dogs forced to live in a cave on the tourist island of Tenerife.

Hollywood hounds: canine film stars – in pictures

Hollywood hounds: canine film stars – in pictures

It was meeting a collie called Hey Hey, a direct descendant of the first dog to play Lassie, that gave author and film journalist Wendy Mitchell the idea for her new book, Citizen Canine: Dogs in the Movies.

Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show

Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show

The character list for the play includes humans and dogs, and Hollman suggests that the actors could carry “those stiff ‘invisible dog’ leads, which were used in music hall”.

Meet Pepper the pupper!

Meet Pepper the pupper!

Before we go on, let's introduce you to Pepper; the only non-human and hence, the coolest team member at Almabase.First, thanks to Pepper, we discovered Almabase had three types of team members:.

The 7 Most Important Dog Training Skills

The 7 Most Important Dog Training Skills

Before you start, it's a smart thought to audit the essentials of pooch preparing: be understanding, be certain, mind your non-verbal communication, work in blasts (10 brief instructional meetings one after another), and change up help your canine react dependably in any circumstance.