Dog who 'loves everyone' looking for new owners after being 'bullied' in last home

Dog who 'loves everyone' looking for new owners after being 'bullied' in last home

Roderick was 'bullied' by another dog in his last home (Image: RSPCA) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.The one-year-old American Bulldog crossbreed is on the RSPCA's 'special' animals list (Image: RSPCA)Roderick is looking for a new owner who has experience of large dogs.

Pugs ‘no longer considered to be dogs and you should not buy them’

Pugs ‘no longer considered to be dogs and you should not buy them’

Other flat-faced dogs like French bulldogs have surged in popularity (Picture: PA)Pugs were also at higher risk of many other conditions compared to non-pugs, including narrowed nostrils, skinfold infections and obesity.

Tinder launches pop-up pub experiences to let you date with your dog

Tinder launches pop-up pub experiences to let you date with your dog

Calling all dog-lovers (Picture: PA)Tinder is launching a pop-up pub experience this weekend, called The Bark & Spark, to let you bring your dog with you to your first date.

Instagram: National Pet Day: Five things to keep in mind while looking for a pet-friendly accommodation

Instagram: National Pet Day: Five things to keep in mind while looking for a pet-friendly accommodation

A pet owner would agree that booking the right accommodation ahead of their arrival at the destination is very important for a pleasant trip.To make the process even smoother, pet owners can search for accommodations that are pet-friendly by using the ‘pet-friendly’ filter on and ensure a comfortable stay for their pet.

The inner lives of cats: what our feline friends really think about hugs, happiness and humans

The inner lives of cats: what our feline friends really think about hugs, happiness and humans

“They have been stigmatised as evil because they are thought to be amoral,” says the philosopher and writer John Gray, author of Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life .“Cats are a window outside the human world,” says Gray, “They are themselves, and they stay themselves.

Experience: I taught two dogs to fly a plane

Experience: I taught two dogs to fly a plane

Initially I was hesitant about the project, which involved taking 12 carefully selected rescue dogs through a training regime that would ultimately allow three of them to take the controls of a Cessna light aircraft.Their final test was to perform a figure of eight in an airborne Cessna, making banking turns while controlling their altitude.

Digested week: #binspace is the kind of Britain I want to live in

Digested week: #binspace is the kind of Britain I want to live in

Thanks to the continued commitment of 2021 seemingly to give me simultaneous infarctions in every organ, the week opened with the news that Ian “Beefy” Botham is to become the new trade envoy for Australia and John Cleese is to host a new series looking at “wokeness” and “cancel culture”.Now look.

A dog’s inner life: what a robot pet taught me about consciousness

A dog’s inner life: what a robot pet taught me about consciousness

But Aibo came equipped with language-processing software and could recognise more than 100 words; didn’t that mean in a way that he “understood”?Aibo’s sensory perception systems rely on neural networks , a technology that is loosely modelled on the brain and is used for all kinds of recognition and prediction tasks.

Blind woman ‘refused entry to two London restaurants because of guide dog’

Blind woman ‘refused entry to two London restaurants because of guide dog’

Siobhan works for the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association charity (Pictures: MyLondon/SWNS)A blind married couple said they were turned away by two restaurants in central London because they arrived with guide dogs .YouTube vlogger and communications manager for the Guide Dogs charity Siobhan said the experience made her ‘feel like a second class citizen’.

Furry babies make for the best exercising partners, say pet parents

Furry babies make for the best exercising partners, say pet parents

Pet parents share their exercising experience with their furry babies.“My dog, Kai, feels that my yoga mat is a place to sleep,” shares Priyanka Thaker, a working professional and a pet parent.

Seven weeks in, what have I learned from my new life as a dog person?

Seven weeks in, what have I learned from my new life as a dog person?

He has been with us for half his life, which feels as good a time as any to reflect on what I know now about having a dog in your life that I didn’t seven weeks ago.

Labrador rescued from bottom of 20ft well after falling in during walk

Labrador rescued from bottom of 20ft well after falling in during walk

He was helped out the well by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service) The dog had fallen in while walking with his owner (Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service)Roger said after the incident: ‘Willy has had a much-needed bath and a good chew on his bone this morning and seems very well.

Experience: I lived as a wild turkey

Experience: I lived as a wild turkey

Over the next few days, this process was repeated many times; though not all the chicks survived, I soon had a new family of 16 wild turkeys.

Jonathan Van Ness opens up about the harsh realities of dog adoption

Jonathan Van Ness opens up about the harsh realities of dog adoption

But that doesn’t mean there aren’t challenges once a new furry family member crosses the threshold.“Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness was among those who decided to expand his family; over the summer, he welcomed a rescue dog named Pablo from Austin Pets Alive!

Did you get a new pet during the coronavirus lockdown in the UK?

Did you get a new pet during the coronavirus lockdown in the UK?

We’d like to hear from people who got a new pet during the pandemic, and how it has impacted their experience of lockdown.We’d like to hear from people who got a new pet during lockdown.

When dogs and cats socialised on the web with fun games and more

When dogs and cats socialised on the web with fun games and more

“With the current state of lockdown, we wanted to create a positive and fun experience for all pet owners to come together and interact with their pets through ‘Pet Social’.

Have you ever thought if dogs dream?

Have you ever thought if dogs dream?

According to a study, researchers found out that memories play at the same speed during sleep for dogs as when they are awake.The study believes that dogs sleep and images of past events replay in their minds in a much similar way as it does in human minds while dreaming.

Did you know that dogs can lose baby teeth too?

Did you know that dogs can lose baby teeth too?

Baby teeth develop and erupt in the first few months for a puppy, just like a child.This allows the puppy to begin eating solid foods and over a few more months, the deciduous teeth gradually get replaced by adult teeth.

Signs your dog has heatstroke

Signs your dog has heatstroke

Although dogs can be more likely to get heatstroke if they’re a flat-faced breed, have a long coat, are older, or are on certain medication, any dog can get it if they’re exposed to high temperatures.

Toxic kitty? Researchers ponder link between rare venom and cat allergies

Toxic kitty? Researchers ponder link between rare venom and cat allergies

The paper also contained no evidence that the protein in the slow loris toxin is what causes reactions to the venom or the anaphylactic response.