Cupcake the therapy poodle visits hospital to help patients feel better

Cupcake the therapy poodle visits hospital to help patients feel better

Karen Simmons and Cupcake visiting a hospital patient (picture: Caters News Agency)‘Cupcake is an amazing dog who is calm and obedient – she is perfect for the job.

How to order a free puppuccino for your dog at Starbucks

How to order a free puppuccino for your dog at Starbucks

You shouldn’t be giving your dog their own cup of whipped cream every day, instead ordering puppuccinos as a special treat.

Waterloo Dog who caused chaos for commuters is found safe and well

Waterloo Dog who caused chaos for commuters is found safe and well

⚠️ *UPDATE 26/07* The dog on the track at Waterloo has been safely rescued and is enjoying a cup of premium water after this morning's game of hide and seek!

Tim Dowling: I’ve outwitted the cat, the tortoise and the coffee maker

Tim Dowling: I’ve outwitted the cat, the tortoise and the coffee maker

As I wait for the little green light indicating the machine is ready to dispense coffee, I hear the sound of the tortoise making a 45-degree turn somewhere in the vicinity of the cupboard where the mugs are kept.

Heroic police dog covered in HUNDREDS of porcupine quills during manhunt – SHOCK pictures

Heroic police dog covered in HUNDREDS of porcupine quills during manhunt – SHOCK pictures

Odin the K9 police dog was hit by 200 porcupine quills (Image: Coos County Sheriff's Office)Heroic Odin was on the trail of a human suspect when he came face to backside with one nature’s most dangerous creatures.

Pupuccinos at the ready: A Pomeranian cafe is coming to London

Pupuccinos at the ready: A Pomeranian cafe is coming to London

(Picture: Pom Café)And, obviously, you’ll get to hang out with a load of Pomeranians. Oh, and if you’re not a Pomeranian fan, don’t fear – Pug Café will also be posting popups for sausage dogs, pugs, and French bulldogs in the coming months.

Dog had to be ‘scrubbed clean’ after toddler, 3, coloured her in with paint

Dog had to be ‘scrubbed clean’ after toddler, 3, coloured her in with paint

Johnna Pennington only left Alivia alone for a couple of minutes (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)The three-year-old pet was left multicoloured and had to be scrubbed in the bath to return to her usual white colour.

Apple-Shaped DIY Dog Treats for Back To School

Apple-Shaped DIY Dog Treats for Back To School

DIY Back to School Apple-Shaped Dog Treats Well, he’ll be glad to know that each treat has real apple mixed in for a dose of vitamins to keep your star pup on his A-game all day long. Mix ¾ cup of flour, water, peanut butter and cinnamon together in a bowl.

Football fan returns to Russia to rescue stray dog he met at World Cup

Football fan returns to Russia to rescue stray dog he met at World Cup

Football fan Ricardo Lazo has returned to Russia to adopt a stray dog he spotted at the World Cup (Picture: HTB) Mr Lazo plans on starting his own animal shelter in Peru and naming it after Businka (Picture: PovoDog)

Electric cars go like clockwork for me | Brief letters

Electric cars go like clockwork for me | Brief letters

We test-drive the future, 28 August; Letters, 1 August) as I was driving a Nissan Leaf from Northumberland to Dorset and back. • Clockwork cars may be a wind-up for some (Letters, 6 August), but here in North Yorkshire they are for real. • Join the debate – email [email protected]