Charity shares warning on flat-faced breeds

Charity shares warning on flat-faced breeds

Battersea has shared that they have performed life-saving Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) surgery on nearly half of all the flat-faced dogs that have been given to them over the years.

This 'Queer Eye' hero spreads joy by inviting kids with disabilities to her animal rescue farm

This 'Queer Eye' hero spreads joy by inviting kids with disabilities to her animal rescue farm

With around 185 animals on her farm, Wallace-Griner almost didn't do the show because she worried that reaching the large audience of "Queer Eye" would also increase scrutiny of her family and the work they do.

The Dog House at Christmas review – bark the herald angels sing

The Dog House at Christmas review – bark the herald angels sing

At the Cambridgeshire animal charity Wood Green, the staff are wondering whether dogs know it’s a special day while giving extra back scratches and the occasional new toy, and promising a pooch-friendly Christmas dinner.But The Dog House brings goodwill to humanity all year round anyway.

A dog’s breakfast: John Stanmeyer’s best phone picture

A dog’s breakfast: John Stanmeyer’s best phone picture

Because he takes photographs all the time, with his phone as much as any other camera (the former being, to his mind, simply “a camera that makes calls”), and because great danes were bred to childlike levels of dependency, he shoots Frida constantly.

Dog who was almost put down is now autistic teen's best friend

Dog who was almost put down is now autistic teen's best friend

Vickie, from Whitefield, Manchester , said Stevie has helped completely transform the life of her autistic 18-year-old daughter Tegan was housebound and barely spoke until Stevie joined the family.

Rescued Westie twins live best life despite having just two eyes between them

Rescued Westie twins live best life despite having just two eyes between them

The pair had their eyes removed after an infection in the womb (Picture: Mercury Press)Two identical Westies are now living their best life after being saved from death as puppies.

This holistic vet does acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments and more for pets

This holistic vet does acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments and more for pets

Dr. Gerald Buchoff is a veterinarian in Little Falls, New Jersey, who takes care of animals with holistic medicine and chiropractic treatment.Get the best news, information and inspiration from TODAY, all day long.“I find chiropractic great for not only treatment, but also for prevention,” he added.

Dog gains fans across the world thanks to different coloured eyes

Dog gains fans across the world thanks to different coloured eyes

Brittany with Chase the dog with different colour eyes (Picture: Brittany Uniacke/Splitpics UK)She said: ‘The kids had no idea we were getting a puppy.Chase as a puppy (Picture: Brittany Uniacke/Splitpics UK)Brittany loves sharing snaps of him online and she gets fans messaging her from all over the world.

Truffles the Kitty wears glasses to help kids feel confident in them, too

Truffles the Kitty wears glasses to help kids feel confident in them, too

Courtesy of A Child’s EyesSome clients need to wear an eye patch for amblyopia, a fairly common childhood eye condition — which can make children feel self-conscious.

Sausage dog looks like she’s always winking after losing an eye

Sausage dog looks like she’s always winking after losing an eye

Lauren, who is originally from South Wales, got little Willow as an eight-week-old puppy last April, after falling in love with her beautiful green eyes.Willow after her operation to remove her eye (Picture: Mercury Press)Lauren said: ‘Willow has adapted so well now and it doesn’t bother her at all.

Puppy suffers horrific burns as vets warn to keep pets out of kitchen

Puppy suffers horrific burns as vets warn to keep pets out of kitchen

Little Fig is just a puppy, and her injury was incredibly dangerous (Picture: Sarah Pickett)Vets are warning owners to keep their dogs out of the kitchen on Christmas Day to avoid dangerous burns and scalds.

Jessica Alba has close encounter with massive rattlesnake in chilling video

Jessica Alba has close encounter with massive rattlesnake in chilling video

While one person commented the snake could be a sign of good luck in their culture, most people expressed their shock and said they were glad Alba was safe.

Oprah reveals dog Sadie is in quarantine over coronavirus fears

Oprah reveals dog Sadie is in quarantine over coronavirus fears

While King explained that she did not think pets can infect their owners, Winfrey interrupted and said: “I heard about a pug in New York!

Blind golden retriever looks like a guide dog, but actually needs a 'guide human

Blind golden retriever looks like a guide dog, but actually needs a 'guide human

He wears this bandana, which makes people think he HELPS the blind (Picture: Melanie Jackson / SWNS.COM)53-year-old Mel says: ‘If you can imagine a migraine and times it by a hundred – that was the pain he was in.

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.

How to keep your pet safe from fireworks during New Year’s Eve

How to keep your pet safe from fireworks during New Year’s Eve

Dogs and cats hear differently to humans which mean fireworks, even far in the distance, can seem very loud to them and it’s difficult for them to understand what is happening.

‘Miracle’ dog missing part of his brain is ‘happiest in the world’

‘Miracle’ dog missing part of his brain is ‘happiest in the world’

She said he is the happiest dog in the world (Picture: Mediadrumimages/ @MooseBoy16/JenniferOsborne) He gets along well with his siblings (Picture: Mediadrumimages/@MooseBoy16/JenniferOsborne)‘By the way Moose acts you wouldn’t think his brain had any issues.

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

"As you can see the translucent nictitating membrane sweep across the eye horizontally (rabbits don't have membranes like this) and the positioning of the 'ears' are a little strange.".The odd position of the bunny "ears" — actually the bird's beak — appeared to be the real giveaway.

The mother of all annoyances

The mother of all annoyances

How many more times will the Guardian tell us that Ursula von der Leyen is the mother of seven (Report , 19 July)? • Join the debate – email [email protected] • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Dogs ‘sad eyes’ have evolved to appeal to humans more

Dogs ‘sad eyes’ have evolved to appeal to humans more

‘Dogs have a small muscle, which allows them to intensely raise their inner eyebrow, which wolves do not’ (Picture: PA)Dogs have evolved their ‘sad eyes’ facial expression in order to help them get on better with humans, according to new research.