Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

When we opted for lifetime cover, the site came up with 53 policies ranging in price from £9.97 a month with the insurer Animal Friends to £74.21 with Asda Money.

The most expensive dog breeds could cost over £15,000 in a lifetime

The most expensive dog breeds could cost over £15,000 in a lifetime

These breeds tend to live to 13 to 14 years on average and cost between around £7000-£8000 through that time.On average, getting a dog can cost £2,030 in the first year when they’re a puppy and roughly £850 every year after that.

Brits purchasing 'pandemic puppies' cost £400m in vet bills

Brits purchasing 'pandemic puppies' cost £400m in vet bills

Pet care brand Bob Martin has identified a tenfold spike in demand for people looking to purchase a companion animal whilst in lockdown, with the cost of not rehoming or buying from responsible breeders reaching £400 million across the country.

Woman transforms cupboard under the stairs into luxury bedroom for her dog

Woman transforms cupboard under the stairs into luxury bedroom for her dog

Paige used leftover paint and Winston’s bed was made from an old pallet (Picture: Mediadrumimages / @paigeinthebro)She spent just £35.95 on the project, purchasing some adhesive floor tiles for £27, a new cushion that cost £4.95, and spending £4 in delivery costs.

My partner wants a dog but I worry as we go away a lot

My partner wants a dog but I worry as we go away a lot

I fear the cost of care while on holiday could be enormous.How do others solve this problem?How do others solve this problem?Do you have a problem readers could solve?

The cutest dog Halloween costumes this year

The cutest dog Halloween costumes this year

Because if terrible Twitter names and scooping out pumpkin guts haven’t got you in the spirit, this is the only thing that can – dogs in Halloween costumes.

I launched a TripAdvisor for dogs - something new was needed for owners

I launched a TripAdvisor for dogs - something new was needed for owners

If I couldn’t bring the dog, I simply wouldn’t go because the thought of leaving Charlie broke my heart.The best part about these is that Charlie gets to enjoy all these events and socialise, and now Minnie will, too – these dogs have a better social life than we do!

The Art of Racing in the Rain review – Kevin Costner as a lovable pup

The Art of Racing in the Rain review – Kevin Costner as a lovable pup

You have to bow down to the pure demonic inspiration of creating a sentimental live-action family film about a lovable golden retriever, whose grouchy inner monologue is voiced by none other than Kevin Costner .

Wildleaks: New Whistleblowing Website Aims to Cut Wildlife Crime

Wildleaks: New Whistleblowing Website Aims to Cut Wildlife Crime

While some of the most egregious crimes against wildlife are committed abroad against elephants, rhinos, and tigers, the fact that animal products can fetch lucrative prices, often right here in the United States, contributes to the problem.

Senior Dog Continues to Make a Splash in the Dock Diving World

Senior Dog Continues to Make a Splash in the Dock Diving World

At 9 years old, Lexie, a Black Lab/Belgian Malinois cross, became the North American Diving Dogs (NADD) National Champion in the Veteran Master division for 2017. Toys are how Lexie, the not-so-fond-of-water dog, got into the sport, says Janie Costa, Lexie’s parent.

The worst part of being poor: watching your dog die when you can't afford to help

The worst part of being poor: watching your dog die when you can't afford to help

The American Veterinary Medical Association suggests that financially challenged pet owners talk to their veterinarian about payment plans or deferred payments, look into low-cost clinics, and check for charities that might be able to help – all of which we did, to no avail.

Don’t forget your dog costumes this Halloween

Don’t forget your dog costumes this Halloween

Picture: Fashion NovaYour Halloween costume is either going to be brilliant, barmy, or worst of all, unrecognisable. So if you can’t be bothered to dress up as a popular fiction character for the umpteenth time, then hey, at least let your dog go as a mini pirate or Harley Quinn.

Trick or treat: should you dress up your dog for Halloween?

Trick or treat: should you dress up your dog for Halloween?

Pinterest A dog dressed as a tarantula for the 2016 Halloween dogs parade in Tompkins Square Park, New York. The Tompkins Square Halloween dog parade in New York is about to enjoy its 28th year, and features hundreds of dogs in elaborate costumes with props.

Dog wins first place in dog costume contest by dressing as Donald Trump

Dog wins first place in dog costume contest by dressing as Donald Trump

(Picture: SWNS)A dog won first place in a dog costume contest by dressing up as Donald Trump. (Picture: Jeanette Young / SWNS.com)Jeanette said that her family are Trump supporters and Marshall’s costume was a loving tribute.

Volunteer helps raise money for pet shelter ... by napping with cats

Volunteer helps raise money for pet shelter ... by napping with cats

Employees at the no-kill sanctuary, which specializes in rehabilitating cats with special needs, decided to post pictures of Lauerman taking catnaps with his furry friends on Facebook, and the post is melting hearts everywhere.

Johnny Galecki was totally ready to stand in for Kaley Cuoco's mini horse at her wedding

Johnny Galecki was totally ready to stand in for Kaley Cuoco's mini horse at her wedding

But as Cuoco's "Big Bang Theory" co-star Johnny Galecki — whom she once dated and is married to on the show — revealed on "The Late Late Show" Thursday, there was one tiny glitch.

Pooches living their best life at a £1m luxury resort for dogs

Pooches living their best life at a £1m luxury resort for dogs

(Picture: Mercury Press)Founded by Scott Williams, a power boat racer who struggled to find good accommodation for his dogs while travelling, the hotel offers penthouse, garden view and executive suites.

7 Wickedly Cute Large Dog Costumes

7 Wickedly Cute Large Dog Costumes

The one-piece costume fits dogs with a chest size of up to 31 inches and features adjustable Velcro straps for comfort. The two-piece costume fits dogs with a chest size of up to 31 inches and includes a striped shirt and little hat.

Little girl dresses as her aunt’s assistance dog for Book Week

Little girl dresses as her aunt’s assistance dog for Book Week

She attended her Sydney daycare’s Book Week dressed as Thadeus the assistance dog, to raise awareness about mental health and the importance of service animals.

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Programs

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Programs

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