12 canine commandments

12 canine commandments

-Dog training and behaviour is very crucial.Dogs can learn close to 300 words – all we humans have to do is understand their body language and learn to read 30-odd calming signals in them.

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?

Dog died saving family from cobra that tried to get into their home

Dog died saving family from cobra that tried to get into their home

Nong Horm was found in her front yard in central Thailand and was thought to be carrying around 10 puppies (Picture: ViralPress)A heroic pet dog died trying to stop a cobra coming into her family’s home.

Dog has such great hair he became an Instagram model

Dog has such great hair he became an Instagram model

Finley with his owner Rebecca (Picture: @finleythespringer / CATERS NEWS)‘People always compliment his hair and say he looks like a Rockstar, Finley loves the attention and additional fuss from people.

Dog saved from tar pit after other strays bark to get help from humans

Dog saved from tar pit after other strays bark to get help from humans

The dog was named Aloe (Picture: Proyecto4Patas) Aloe’s rescuers used 50 litres of oil to clean them (Picture: Proyecto4Patas)She was then loaded into a van and taken to the group’s headquarters.Aloe’s rescuers will look for his forever home once he gets his strength back (Picture: Proyecto4Patas).

TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest has a winner!

TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest has a winner!

Vinny brought home the win over second-place Lola, an English bulldog, and the fan favorite, Bear, an Alaskan Malamute who was the largest dog in the contest at more than 150 pounds.

The queens of agility: America’s most famous canine athletes race for glory

The queens of agility: America’s most famous canine athletes race for glory

The introduction of an agility competition to Westminster marked a step forward for this emerging sport and few trainers have since made a bigger impact on the US scene than Perry DeWitt and Jessica Ajoux, who live together in the Philadelphia suburb of Wyncote alongside two of America’s most famous canine athletes: the border collies Verb and Fame.

Dog owners share their heart-warming reasons for adopting pets from Romania

Dog owners share their heart-warming reasons for adopting pets from Romania

Caroline has urged owners to do their homework – as they would before getting any dog (Picture: Caroline Eyles)Lady was fostered the same way and Caroline was able to meet her first before deciding to adopt – while with Cody she had only seen a photograph and description before.

Puppy that can’t walk and pigeon that can’t fly become best friends

Puppy that can’t walk and pigeon that can’t fly become best friends

Lundy and Herman (Picture: Caters News)A pigeon that can’t fly and a puppy that can’t walk have become inseparable after they were both rescued.They immediately developed a bond (Picture: Caters News)Sue said that she is now no longer certain Herman is a he, after witnessing the bird’s maternal behaviour towards Lundy.

Jack Russells surge in popularity ‘thanks to Boris and Brexit patriotism’

Jack Russells surge in popularity ‘thanks to Boris and Brexit patriotism’

The Queen is a famous fan of corgis (Picture: Rex) The Queen is devoted to her pets and travels with them (Picture: PA)The Kennel Club said the Irish red and white setter had become the most vulnerable of all Britain’s native breeds, with 39 puppy registrations in 2019 – the breed’s lowest figures in 30 years.

Signs your dog is jealous of your partner

Signs your dog is jealous of your partner

‘Whether it’s biting chunks out of the sofa, clawing at the carpets or simply jumping on surfaces they know they’re not allowed on, wilfully disobedient or destructive behaviour in dogs demonstrates that they’re feeling neglected.

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Miller was severely overweight thanks to a love of nicking food dropped on the floor… but he always wore a smile (Picture: Jacquelyn Hensley / Kennedy News)‘He may not look it, but he is a happier boy now.

Sausage dog sneaks onto bus alone and takes 18-mile trip to seaside

Sausage dog sneaks onto bus alone and takes 18-mile trip to seaside

Michelle Ballard said her pet’s stunt was ‘completely out of character’ (Picture: SWNS) The four-year-old daschund managed to sneak onto the bus undetected (Picture: SWNS)The Good Samaritan chatted to the driver and agreed to take the four-year-old sausage dog to his home in Clacton.

Adorable dog shows his love by sitting on top of his much smaller doggy sibling

Adorable dog shows his love by sitting on top of his much smaller doggy sibling

Jennifer and her husband have four dogs in total; they got Archie when he was eight weeks old, and also look after his adoptive siblings Bruce and Annie.

Owner loses tooth biting Rottweiler to stop it attacking his dogs

Owner loses tooth biting Rottweiler to stop it attacking his dogs

Martin Fletcher, 55, thought his Jack Russell had been killed by the Rottweiler (Picture: North News / NNP)A man has been left missing a front tooth after he bit a Rottweiler to stop it attacking his two dogs .

Watch astronaut Christina Koch reunite with her dog after 328 days in space

Watch astronaut Christina Koch reunite with her dog after 328 days in space

Koch, 41, who returned to earth this month after 328 days on the International Space Station — a new record for the longest spaceflight by a woman — tweeted a video of her emotional reunion with her beloved dog, LBD.

Lonely dogs ‘write’ Valentine’s letters asking people to love and adopt them

Lonely dogs ‘write’ Valentine’s letters asking people to love and adopt them

Neo’s had a hard start in life (Picture: Dog’s Blog)‘My name is Neo and I’m on the search to find someone to help heal my broken heart.

Mum turns parents’ dog into Peppa Pig with accidental dye job

Mum turns parents’ dog into Peppa Pig with accidental dye job

But even that didn’t work, with the remaining stain leaving Benji looking like Peppa Pig. Treana accidentally spilled a blob of watercolour paint on the dog (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Treana, 35, confessed her crimes over the phone to her 73-year-old parents, who thankfully were able to see the funny side.

Jogger desperately scales fence to escape aggressive pitbull

Jogger desperately scales fence to escape aggressive pitbull

He could then be seen sat on top of the gate on his phone as the owner still frantically chased the dog on the ground.The jogger, who had jumped down from the other side of the gate, could be seen pacing inside the garden while on the phone.

'Trust your dog': extraordinary pets help solve crimes by finding bodies

'Trust your dog': extraordinary pets help solve crimes by finding bodies

For 18 of his 23 years as a police officer, Deputy Chance Wood, 43, has served in the marine unit, rescuing people in distress and recovering the remains of those who have drowned, often with the help of cadaver dogs.