A third of UK pet owners think their dog or cat acts differently during Mercury Retrograde

A third of UK pet owners think their dog or cat acts differently during Mercury Retrograde

In fact, it could all be to do with astrology, with 32% of pet owners believing that Mercury Retrograde causes their pets to act strangely.

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.

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.

Dog holds six tennis balls in his mouth and breaks the Guinness World Record

Dog holds six tennis balls in his mouth and breaks the Guinness World Record

The six-year-old pup has managed to fit six tennis balls in his mouth – which means he has broken the world record.He managed five tennis balls in his mouth at one time.

There’s a Valentine’s Day-themed cockapoo café coming to London

There’s a Valentine’s Day-themed cockapoo café coming to London

There’ll be treats for both cockapoos and their humans (Picture: @popuppugcafe)Unfortunately, owners of other dog breeds will not be allowed to come along – though there is a french bulldog version running on the 9 February, too.

Kit your dog out in the cutest clothes for pups now at Primark

Kit your dog out in the cutest clothes for pups now at Primark

The outfits on sale at the bargain retailer are all themed, so you can dress your pooch as a unicorn, baby shark, or a flamingo.Unicorn pooch (Picture: Primark)Bigger and smaller dogs can get in on the fun, as the clothes come in 26cm and 36cm sizes.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your pooch at a doggy brunch

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your pooch at a doggy brunch

Your pup might find true love (Picture: M Victoria)A restaurant in London is celebrating puppy love this Valentine’s , with a special event designed to make dogs fall in love – or at the very least, sniff butts.

Can cats and dogs eat peanut butter?

Can cats and dogs eat peanut butter?

While peanut butter free of xylitol is perfectly fine for cat and dog consumption, it should only be given to a pet in moderation and as a treat.

Cat and dog love to go on walks together

Cat and dog love to go on walks together

Niqo loves to cuddle up with Archer and now even joins the dog for walks.Ben has started capturing photos of the pair’s unaided walks to share on Instagram, so everyone can join the pals on their everyday adventures.

Dog with a wonky face trains as a therapy dog to help others

Dog with a wonky face trains as a therapy dog to help others

Brodie was bitten by his mother when he was just 13 days old, leaving him with a permanently wonky face (Picture: Amanda Richter /SWNS.COM)A dog with a wonky face has finally found a loving home after a shelter received hundreds of adoption requests.

400 dogs turn out to support dying pooch Marley on one of his final walks

400 dogs turn out to support dying pooch Marley on one of his final walks

Ashleigh and Marley on the walk (Picture: Ashleigh Murray)But the big event she wanted was a huge walk, inviting dog owners and their pups from across Northern Ireland to join them, making one of his final walkies one to remember.

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.

Penelope the dog wins fans for her ridiculous smile

Penelope the dog wins fans for her ridiculous smile

Penelope has gained loads of fans online thanks to her ridiculous smile (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Meet Penelope, a dog with a truly ridiculous smile.Mother-of-four Kayla, who is chronically ill, says Penelope has helped her get through many tough days with her smiles, ever since she got her as a puppy.

Police therapy dog steals and hides all the toys donated for kids

Police therapy dog steals and hides all the toys donated for kids

After an investigation, they found the chief suspect – their very own Ben. The police officers had been keeping the toys in a classroom at the station as they were about to be shipped off to the charity.

Puppies named after the seven dwarfs get adopted in time for Christmas

Puppies named after the seven dwarfs get adopted in time for Christmas

Seven adorable puppies named after the dwarfs have all found new homes just in time for Christmas.(Picture: Blue Cross / SWNS)Dopey, Doc, Bashful, Happy, Grumpy, Sleepy and Sneezy have all found homes in time for Christmas.

Dog looks so different after grooming owner doesn’t recognise him

Dog looks so different after grooming owner doesn’t recognise him

Nanuk before his groomer’s appointment (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Samoyeds are known for their white, fluffy coat, which looks like a lion’s mane around their face.Seven-year-old Samoyed Nanuk isn’t recognisable at all now, though, after a mishap at the groomers left him looking more like a Bull Terrier.

Shelter dog nicknamed Ricasso earns £3k after his paintings are sold

Shelter dog nicknamed Ricasso earns £3k after his paintings are sold

After a busy day of painting (Picture: Animal Welfare League of Alexandria)Rico the dog is quite the artist.We want all of them (Picture: Animal Welfare League of Alexandria)He loves being active and recently enjoyed a field trip to Alexandria’s Old Town.

Your dog can figure out if you’re lying about how many treats you have

Your dog can figure out if you’re lying about how many treats you have

Gregory Berns, professor of psychology at Emory University in America, and senior author of the study, said: ‘Our work not only shows that dogs use a similar part of their brain to process numbers of objects as humans do – it shows that they don’t need to be trained to do it.’.

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

The one-year-old Morkie (a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a Maltese) pup loves to play with tissues but took on more than she could chew when her head got trapped in the package.

Sausage dog puppies named after Santa's reindeer need your help this Christmas

Sausage dog puppies named after Santa's reindeer need your help this Christmas

The RSPCA is asking for help to look after nine miniature Dachshund puppies, named Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and Rudolf, as well as their mum, Olive.