The history-making winner of this year's National Dog Show stops by TODAY

The history-making winner of this year's National Dog Show stops by TODAY

A Scottish deerhound named Claire just made history by becoming the first dog to win the Best in Show title two years in a row at the National Dog Show in Philadelphia.

Sir David Amess’s French Bulldog crowned Westminster Dog of the Year

Sir David Amess’s French Bulldog crowned Westminster Dog of the Year

The competition is open to all canines belonging to MPs and Lords (Picture: PA) The French Bulldog scored ‘tens of thousands’ of votes (Picture: PA) His pet ‘always lifted his spirits and made him smile’ (Picture: Sir David Amess)Boris Johnson had encouraged the public to vote for Sir David’s dog earlier in October.

Do yourself a favour and look at these photos from a chihuahua beauty pageant

Do yourself a favour and look at these photos from a chihuahua beauty pageant

Too much beauty for one screen (Picture: Sue Thatcher / )Have you ever wanted to see a parade of tiny dogs wearing dresses and costumes make their way down a red carpet?The lifestyle email from .

Very good boy Bailey in training to become champion canine lifeguard

Very good boy Bailey in training to become champion canine lifeguard

Good dog (Picture: Caters News Agency)Say hello to Bailey, a Golden Retriever in training to be a lifeguard.Very busy and important (Picture: @gold_dog_bailey / Caters News) Bailey knows how to drag people from the water (Picture: @gold_dog_bailey / Caters News)Everita said: ‘I think Bailey is competitive because we try not to miss any training.

Genius Dog Challenge: Dogs to compete in live virtual intelligence test

Genius Dog Challenge: Dogs to compete in live virtual intelligence test

Dogs will test their memories to the limits in a live-streamed competition on Wednesday night to determine the smartest canine.The Genius Dog Challenge includes six of the planet’s brainiest dogs, set to go head-to-head in a virtual stream test.

These dogs have been voted the cutest in the UK

These dogs have been voted the cutest in the UK

The company asked people in the UK to submit photos of their dogs and vote for the pooch they thought was the cutest.Cuddly Dudley was voted the cutest (Picture: )An adorable two-year-old pug named Cuddly Dudley scooped top place in the competition.

This company wants to recruit your photogenic pet to model for them

This company wants to recruit your photogenic pet to model for them

UK bed and mattress manufacturer Silentnight has launched a competition to find the nation’s most camera-friendly animals to model its brand new range of pet beds.Owners of the winning animals will be notified on Friday 29th May 2020 and more information on the competition can be found through the Silentnight website.

Dogs have their day at the National Sheep Dog Trials in Canberra

Dogs have their day at the National Sheep Dog Trials in Canberra

The National Sheep Dog Trial Championships have been running in Canberra for 77 years.Photograph: Mike Bowers/The Guardian Eighty-six-year-old Laurie Slater has two dogs competing in the top 20.

Meet Xherdan, the world’s scariest-looking cat

Meet Xherdan, the world’s scariest-looking cat

Age: Six. Appearance: The world’s scariest cat.Xherdan is the world’s scariest cat.You know what cat owners are like.Is he really the world’s scariest cat, though?Do say: “Xherdan is the world’s scariest cat.”.

Crufts Best in Show winner celebrates by pooing on floor during victory lap

Crufts Best in Show winner celebrates by pooing on floor during victory lap

Maisie went to the toilet during her victory lap (Picture: Getty Images) Owner Kim McCalmont was forced to pick the poo up (Picture: BackGrid)Ms McCalmont said of her success: ‘I have to say wow, it’s not very believable at this moment.

Crufts 2020: What dog won Crufts tonight? Recap of top Crufts moments

Crufts 2020: What dog won Crufts tonight? Recap of top Crufts moments

Crufts 2020: Elsa the border collie performing to Light Fantastic from Mary Poppins (Image: CRUFTS) Crufts 2020: This pooch did not want to unfurl the banner at the end of the routine (Image: CHANNEL 4).

Fat cat Sox who struggles with stairs competes to be the best pet slimmer

Fat cat Sox who struggles with stairs competes to be the best pet slimmer

Pet cat Sox is more than double the weight he should be (Picture: PA)Rejoice, fellow chonky cats and pups lovers – it’s the most wonderful time of the year.

Rebel Wilson to host pet-themed reality show in Australia and we’re already in

Rebel Wilson to host pet-themed reality show in Australia and we’re already in

Called Pooch Perfect, the show will air on Australia’s Network Seven and will see the ten competition hopefuls transform their beloved pets in accordance with each week’s theme.

Pets at Home buys stake in dog-walking service Tailster

Pets at Home buys stake in dog-walking service Tailster

Sangha, the Tailster chief executive, said said the company was aiming to consolidate a fragmented market: “Not only do the team at Pets at Home share our vision about how we can bring our services to UK pet owners and drive the growth of our business, but they also share many of our values of putting pets first, and the customer at the heart of what we do.”.

Podgy pug who loves leftovers will compete to lose weight

Podgy pug who loves leftovers will compete to lose weight

Percy gained weight thanks to a passion for chicken and leftover dinners (Picture: PDSA/PA)The three-year-old dog needs to lose eight pounds to reach his ideal weight, and will do so with the help of his owner Chloe Morrison and guidance on a diet and exercise plan from the Pet Fit Club.

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Chase – Britain’s ugliest dog – has died at the grand old age of 16 (Picture: WNS) Chase won prizes for having no hair, no teeth, a cataract and a crab like-walk (Picture: WNS)‘He had so much personality and I took him everywhere with me,’ Storm said.

Crufts 2019: Dog owners show their pets watching the competition

Crufts 2019: Dog owners show their pets watching the competition

Pet owners are sharing photos and videos of their dogs watching the Crufts dog show from home. This year, 160,000 people are estimated to be in attendance at the dog show, with thousands more watching from home.

Crufts 2019 LIVE updates: ADORABLE moment dog DANCES with owner and JUMPS through arms

Crufts 2019 LIVE updates: ADORABLE moment dog DANCES with owner and JUMPS through arms

Crufts 2019 LIVE updates: ADORABLE moment dog DANCES with owner and JUMPS through arms CRUFTS 2019 has returned for the second day of competition in the NEC Arena, Birmingham, with flyball and agility taking place today.

Girl with Down’s Syndrome, 8, forms beautiful friendship with Golden Retriever

Girl with Down’s Syndrome, 8, forms beautiful friendship with Golden Retriever

Milli Gunn, eight, liked Emma from their first meeting (Picture: PA) The schoolgirl also has a serious heart condition and has already had open heart surgery twice, with the first operation taking place when she was just four months old.

THE BIGGEST LOSER... pet edition! Competition celebrates animals' fight to lose weight

THE BIGGEST LOSER... pet edition! Competition celebrates animals' fight to lose weight

Bulging Borris the joint winner in Pet Fit Club contest (Image: PDSA) Lardy Labrador Sadie was 41 per cent over her ideal weight (Image: PDSA) Slimline Sadie has lost almost two stone (Image: PDSA) Fat-busting Borris now weighs a trim 3st 4lbs (Image: PDSA) Owner Annmarie, 46, from Deal, Kent, described how Borris has become a different animal since embarking on his fitness regime.