What breed is Boris Johnson’s new dog and what is his name?

What breed is Boris Johnson’s new dog and what is his name?

Carrie Symonds with her new pup (Picture: Twitter/@carriesymonds)For all the different news stories coming out of Downing Street this week, Boris Johnson adopting a new puppy for the famous residences is certainly the most light-hearted one, even if it isn’t welcome news for Larry the cat .

Skeletal Great Danes rescued from abandoned breeding farm

Skeletal Great Danes rescued from abandoned breeding farm

The dogs have now been adopted by the King of Thailand (Picture: ViralPress) They were abandoned by their owner (Picture: ViralPress) Volunteers rescued the dogs after a relative reported the case (Picture: ViralPress)A housekeeper named only as Nui, 50, allowed them into the property and a vet was able to feed and treat the dogs.

Moment police rescue puppies that had been buried alive

Moment police rescue puppies that had been buried alive

The puppies had been buried alive near a farm (Picture: AP) Officers said the mother showed signs she had given birth recently (Picture: AP) The Civil Guard were given an anonymous tip-off about the puppies (Picture: AP)A police spokesperson said two people were being investigated for committing a crime against domestic animals.

Amanda Seyfried saved by man’s best friend, Mamma Mia star has dog therapy for trauma

Amanda Seyfried saved by man’s best friend, Mamma Mia star has dog therapy for trauma

The Mamma Mia star has been a fan of animal therapy ever since she acquired her beloved dog Finn, the lolloping brown nine-year-old Australian shepherd who helped her deal with the ­anxiety that came with being a young actress living away from home in Hollywood.

Tiny dog can finally enjoy her dinner after having her wonky jaw fixed

Tiny dog can finally enjoy her dinner after having her wonky jaw fixed

Poppet had her little jaw fixed (Picture: Dr Ryk Botes /SWNS.COM)A tiny dog can finally enjoy her dinner for the first time in her life after a vet fixed her wonky jaw using a 3D printer.

Puppy farm breeders ‘burned dead dogs in a van’

Puppy farm breeders ‘burned dead dogs in a van’

The charity removed 105 animals, including 87 dogs (Picture: SWNS) Investigators said dogs on site were being intensively bred with little to no regard for their welfare.

All you need to know about canine food poisoning

All you need to know about canine food poisoning

Just like humans, dogs can also develop food poisoning. What to do if you suspect your dog has food poisoning?. Many pet parents believe that inducing vomiting is the best way to prevent food poisoning from worsening and getting the toxin substance out of their dog’s body.

Katherine Schwarzenegger gave Chris Pratt 2 pigs for his birthday — see the pic

Katherine Schwarzenegger gave Chris Pratt 2 pigs for his birthday — see the pic

Sure, Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt may now be married , but they continue to swine and dine each other. If you’re Schwarzenegger, you get him two pigs. Chris Pratt reveals sunburn from honeymoon with Katherine Schwarzenegger.

When animals age: Poignant photo portraits captured in new book

When animals age: Poignant photo portraits captured in new book

Isa Leshko said photographing elderly animals has helped her to see that "old age is a luxury, not a curse. Fine-art photographer Isa Leshko captures images of older animals to explore her own feelings about aging and mortality.

New ‘Lucy’s law’ will protect dogs and cats in crackdown on puppy farms

New ‘Lucy’s law’ will protect dogs and cats in crackdown on puppy farms

Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who died in 2016 after being poorly treated on a Welsh puppy farm (Picture: PA)New laws are set to come into place next year to protect puppies and kittens from unscrupulous breeders.

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

A law banning puppy and kitten farming, which campaigners hope will end the practice by some unscrupulous breeders of keeping animals constantly pregnant and often in dirty and cramped conditions, is to be laid by the government.

Britain’s fattest dog put on diet after ballooning to 11 stone

Britain’s fattest dog put on diet after ballooning to 11 stone

George weighs as much as an average British woman after munching on pasties and pies (Picture: Farlap) George will be cared for at Gables Farm in Plymouth, Devon, where the country’s two previous fattest dogs were both looked after (Picture: Farlap)Ruth Pickards, deputy manager for the farm, said she and the team were proud of the work they did to help obese animals get a better life.

Put out to grass: when animals are allowed to grow old

Put out to grass: when animals are allowed to grow old

Animal products may be ubiquitous, but farm animals themselves are fairly invisible, and I’m hoping people who read the book might stop to consider these animals’ lives and recognise that they’re individuals, not commodities; that they are sentient, and have unique personalities and emotions.” Pinterest Abe, a 21-year-old Alpine goat, was given to a sanctuary after his guardian entered an assisted living facility.

Fury as puppy bought and dumped on SAME DAY - warning over click-and-buy CRISIS

Fury as puppy bought and dumped on SAME DAY - warning over click-and-buy CRISIS

The tragic stories of Truffle the 12 week old Jack Russell and April the tiny cockapoo are being highlighted by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home to show how people are buying pets on impulse over the internet.

Heartwarming moment pets saved from dog meat farm arrive in UK – 'Desperate for affection'

Heartwarming moment pets saved from dog meat farm arrive in UK – 'Desperate for affection'

HSI rescuers welcome dogs from South Korea (Image: HSI UK) The dog meat farmer who handed over the nine dogs that arrived in the UK explained why he called time on the business he launched 14 years ago.

Forget the cute looks... this ferocious Scottish Wildcat is a true HIGHLANDS TIGER

Forget the cute looks... this ferocious Scottish Wildcat is a true HIGHLANDS TIGER

He immediately handed her over to Wildcat Haven conservationists who are looking after her at a bespoke sanctuary over the winter before she is released in the spring.The female kitten is the third young wildcat rescued this year, with an orphaned brother and sister found wandering near a Highlands road during the summer with no sign of their mother.

Dad-of-three who sold ‘conveyor belt’ dogs from puppy farm jailed

Dad-of-three who sold ‘conveyor belt’ dogs from puppy farm jailed

He was in fact breeding puppies commercially in a hidden building behind his home in Gloucestershire (Picture: Gloucestershire News)Ms Rutter told the judge members of the public who were looking for family pets were assured that was what they were buying.

Meet the pair who saved 11,000 dogs by turning their home into a shelter

Meet the pair who saved 11,000 dogs by turning their home into a shelter

Meet the pair who saved 11,000 dogs by turning their home into a shelter copied! Since then, they’ve found homes for more than 11,000 dogs, a heartwarming journey detailed in the new documentary “Life in the Doghouse.”

Dogs drag owners through the mud to raise money for pets everywhere

Dogs drag owners through the mud to raise money for pets everywhere

(Picture: Dan Rowlands/SWNS.com)The events are being held to raise money for – you guessed it – cats and dogs. (Picture: Dan Rowlands/SWNS.com)Because what better way to show your support for your pooch than to dive into mud together.

Dog Rescuers' star saves LAMB from drowning in mud in deadly mission

Dog Rescuers' star saves LAMB from drowning in mud in deadly mission

Dog Rescuers' star saves LAMB from drowning in mud in deadly mission TELEVISION’S intrepid Dog Rescuer has pulled off one of his trickiest ever missions – saving a ewe and her lamb drowning in deadly mud.