This is the most intelligent breed of dog in the world. At least that's what this study says

This is the most intelligent breed of dog in the world. At least that's what this study says

According to the results of the Family Dog Project of the university department, while many dogs have trouble learning the names of objects, those of this breed are able to memorize them without problems.

Puppy smuggling: UK plans crackdown with curbs on dog imports

Puppy smuggling: UK plans crackdown with curbs on dog imports

Of the approximately 66,000 dogs imported to the UK last year, 843 puppies were seized at the border, up from 324 in 2019.In one case, four eight-week-old beagle puppies – believed to have been illegally brought into the UK from Ireland – were found hungry and dehydrated in the back of an abandoned vehicle in London.

Golden retriever rescued after falling through ice chasing ducks on frozen lake

Golden retriever rescued after falling through ice chasing ducks on frozen lake

Two-year-old Lucky was rescued by the fire service (Picture: ABC 7) Lucky spent 30 freezing minutes in the icy water (Picture: ABC 7)Rescue swimmers from the fire department were deployed and were able to safely reach the dog in the middle of the lake, reports ABC 7.

Pet food recalled after 28 dogs die, FDA says

Pet food recalled after 28 dogs die, FDA says

The Missouri Department of Agriculture and the FDA are currently working with the pet food company to determine whether any additional products contain the toxin, with the FDA noting that it is an ongoing investigation and case counts may expand.

DOT rules emotional-support animals aren't service animals on flights

DOT rules emotional-support animals aren't service animals on flights

The Transportation Department issued a final rule Wednesday that aims to settle years of tension between airlines and passengers who bring their pets on board for free by saying they need them for emotional support.

No horses or peacocks: US limits service animals on planes to dogs

No horses or peacocks: US limits service animals on planes to dogs

The transportation department issued a final rule Wednesday that aims to settle years of tension between airlines and passengers who bring their pets on board for free by saying they need them for emotional support.

Woman's pet deer gores neighbor, threatens wildlife agent with bloody antlers

Woman's pet deer gores neighbor, threatens wildlife agent with bloody antlers

The unnamed victim, from a hospital bed, told the department that she was "surprised to notice the deer following her and then shocked when it attacked, knocking her down and thrashing her with its antlers.".

Police officer rescues puppy from a hot car — see the bodycam footage

Police officer rescues puppy from a hot car — see the bodycam footage

A Miami Township police officer is being praised for rescuing a small puppy from the back of a hot car in Ohio by smashing through the driver's side window.“NEVER leave children or animals alone in a hot car,” the Miami Township Police Department wrote on the Facebook post.

North Carolina dog that died after 'acute' illness tests positive for coronavirus

North Carolina dog that died after 'acute' illness tests positive for coronavirus

The dog was brought to the NC State Veterinary Hospital in Raleigh on Aug. 3 after showing signs of respiratory distress earlier that day, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement.

15-month-old girl fatally mauled by family dog in Rhode Island, police say

15-month-old girl fatally mauled by family dog in Rhode Island, police say

A 15-month-old girl was fatally mauled by a family dog, police in East Providence, Rhode Island, said Friday.East Providence Police Department Chief William Nebus told the station that the attack happened in a backyard at lunchtime.

World’s first dog to have Covid-19 dies after beating virus

World’s first dog to have Covid-19 dies after beating virus

The Pomeranian, 17, was quarantined at a government facility in Hong Kong last month after being believed to have caught coronavirus from its owner, Yvonne Chow Hau Yee, 60.

Lost dog hands himself in to police

Lost dog hands himself in to police

After he’d been showered with attention he decided to head back home (Picture: Odessa Police Department) Officers said the dog is welcome back any time (Picture: Odessa Police Department)Naturally, officers were disappointed when the dog ‘ran out as quick as he came in’ but were happy when Edward, who lives a mile away, contacted them to say he was safe and sound.

Emotional support animals might get banned from planes

Emotional support animals might get banned from planes

While insisting that it "recognizes the integral role that service animals play in the lives of many individuals with disabilities," the Transportation Department said in a statement that its proposed rule is aimed at "reducing the likelihood that passengers wishing to travel with their pets on aircraft will be able to falsely claim their pets are service animals.".

A bag for life that’s keeping its promise

A bag for life that’s keeping its promise

• Re purchases outlasting purchasers (Letters , 8 January), when the charge for shopping bags was introduced, a young lady at the checkout in a well known store asked me if I wanted a 5p bag or a “bag for life”.

Police therapy dog hilariously busted for stealing donated toys

Police therapy dog hilariously busted for stealing donated toys

The video of the caper — recorded by the officer who busted Ben — immediately went viral.“I don’t know what goes through the mind of a dog that comes into a room and is overwhelmed with toys and everything else,” Johnson said.

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

Brittany Peet, director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), says there are a “patchwork of laws” regulating the possession of big cats.

Vietnam veteran in hospice care sees beloved dog ‘one last time’

Vietnam veteran in hospice care sees beloved dog ‘one last time’

When the story of their heartwarming reunion made the local newspaper, Nevarez said one of their longtime volunteers, Robert Candelaria, immediately reached out about adopting Patch.“There wasn’t a dry eye in the room,” Danny Nevarez said.

'A nudge to pick up the fudge': US city flags dog poo left in public places

'A nudge to pick up the fudge': US city flags dog poo left in public places

Campaign in Springfield, Missouri, urges residents to clean up after pets as city says it picks up nearly 25 pounds of dog poo a week.

Shock tactics: can electric dog collars ever be ethical?

Shock tactics: can electric dog collars ever be ethical?

This seemed to work, and Andrews has since asked Coffey to help to overturn the government’s plans for a ban on remote-control collars.Aversive training methods, and electric collars in particular, are opposed by the RSPCA, the Kennel Club, the Animal Behaviour and Training Council and the British Veterinary Association (BVA).

Owners shove dog off wall into animal shelter and abandon it

Owners shove dog off wall into animal shelter and abandon it

The men are seen pushing the dog over the railings (Picture: Dave Rudge News)The video shared on Thursday on social media, shows the two men initially checking the area outside the shelter for witnesses.