Dogfishing: The sinister dating trend haunting the apps

Dogfishing: The sinister dating trend haunting the apps

(Picture: Ella Byworth/)One of the greatest tragedies of my entire life occurred earlier this week, when I thought I had been the first person to coin a new dating trend: dogfishing.

Dog falls through the Ice and is saved by Firefighters

Dog falls through the Ice and is saved by Firefighters

CBS News reports that a golden retriever named Crosby was rescued from the Charles River off of Winding River Road.According to a report from Firefighters in Wellesley, Massachusetts were dispatched to save Crosby after a panicked 911 call was placed by Crosby’s guardian.

Alf the agoraphobic sausage dog will finally go outside thanks to new friend

Alf the agoraphobic sausage dog will finally go outside thanks to new friend

Alf is so happy to have his new friend (Picture: Mercury Press)An agoraphobic sausage dog who spent the first year of his life too terrified to leave the house now has the courage to step outside – thanks to his new best friend.

Julianne Hough mourns the death of her 2 beloved dogs: 'I love you forever'

Julianne Hough mourns the death of her 2 beloved dogs: 'I love you forever'

"It is with the heaviest heart that I share with you the passing of our beloved dogs Lexi and Harley," he wrote.

Weekend TODAY anchors get scared on air by fake mouse — watch the funny video

Weekend TODAY anchors get scared on air by fake mouse — watch the funny video

In other news: A mouse literally fell out of the ceiling in our White House booth and landed on my lap.— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander).

'Mutts' is 25! How the comic strip helped pet adoption go mainstream

'Mutts' is 25! How the comic strip helped pet adoption go mainstream

McDonnell realized that while “Mutts” characters Earl and Mooch enjoyed loving homes, many animals in real life were living in shelters while waiting for that opportunity.So in 1996, McDonnell started devoting two weeks of “Mutts” each year to sharing the stories of pets he meets in animal shelters.

Country diary provides words of sanctuary in turbulent times

Country diary provides words of sanctuary in turbulent times

The supposed affection of cats (Yes, your cat really does love you… , G2, 25 September) is strongly suggested by the story of Doorkins Magnificat, the Southwark cathedral cat.• Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Nearly 1,000,000 dogs in the UK have mental health disorders

Nearly 1,000,000 dogs in the UK have mental health disorders

Many of our pooches are struggling with depression, anxiety and panic attacks under the radar (Picture: Getty Images)Almost a million British dogs are suffering from mental health disorders, experts have claimed.

Beagle is surrogate mum to two kittens and even breastfeeds them

Beagle is surrogate mum to two kittens and even breastfeeds them

Jane was originally only going to get one kitten (Picture: Simon Jacobs/ Caters News).There have been stories before of dogs nursing kittens (Picture: Simon Jacobs/ Caters News).

Caught On Camera: Police Save Terrier Dog from Busy Highway

Caught On Camera: Police Save Terrier Dog from Busy Highway

Officers Allen Speed and Paul Garcia temporarily stopped traffic during their rescue, reports Phillip Townsend (WFAA).It wasn’t an easy task considering the dog seemed to be nervous and avoiding the officers, luckily enough, reports Townsend, Garcia happened to have dog treats with him and he used those to lure her to safety.

Mystery illness kills dozens of dogs in Norway

Mystery illness kills dozens of dogs in Norway

A mystery sickness has struck dozens of dogs in Norway , killing at least 25 and prompting authorities to warn owners to keep their pets on a lead and away from other canines until the cause is established.

Chonky, fluffy, thicc: inside the internet's obsession with fat cats on diets

Chonky, fluffy, thicc: inside the internet's obsession with fat cats on diets

“I’m not going to lie, I think fat cats are cute, but not so cute that they shouldn’t be on a diet,” Paris said.

Woman rescues nearly 100 dogs as Hurricane Dorian slams the Bahamas

Woman rescues nearly 100 dogs as Hurricane Dorian slams the Bahamas

Phillips, who told NBC News she takes care of dogs along with her brother without any help from outside organizations, has made a career out of finding homes for pooches for the last 15 years.

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!The French Federation of Cardiology launched a campaign in May .Adopt a dog to take care of your heart every day!

We pensioners can’t strike but we can revolt

We pensioners can’t strike but we can revolt

Why can’t MPs just stage a mass sit-in in the Commons (Cross-party politicians call for an alternative parliament to fight no-deal Brexit, Letters , 31 August)?.I confess to not being able to resist the temptation (Letters , 29 August).

Defenceless puppy dies after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ by thugs

Defenceless puppy dies after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ by thugs

The dog appeared to be recovering over the weekend but took a turn for the worse on Monday (Picture: Triangle News)Joanna, who has worked in America rescuing and rehabilitating dogs, said the injuries were consistent with an attack.

Woman’s ear ripped off by rottweiler she bent down to stroke

Woman’s ear ripped off by rottweiler she bent down to stroke

Steff John has been left permanently disfigured after the dog ripped off her ear (Picture: Media Wales)A woman has lost her ear in a savage attack by a stranger’s rottweiler after she asked to stroke it.

An ‘ugly’ abandoned dog has finally found a new owner

An ‘ugly’ abandoned dog has finally found a new owner

Determined to give her new friend a new lease of life, Rio renamed her adopted dog to Morticia and brought her home to live with her 14-year-old chihuahua called Pea. Morticia with its new owner Rio Maye from Wilstead in Bedfordshire and her chihuahua called Pea (Photo: PA)‘Morticia settled in straight away.

Pawdicures are a thing! People are wearing matching nail polish with their dogs

Pawdicures are a thing! People are wearing matching nail polish with their dogs

Some sport bright colors and fun designs:Others are ready for holiday festivities:While a professional groomer can help, you can also try it yourself as long as you use a non-toxic, pet-friendly polish.Summers DIYed the pawdicure and said said her pup Duncan was loving it.

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