Dream job pays £20 an hour to look at pictures of cute puppies

Dream job pays £20 an hour to look at pictures of cute puppies

TEN lucky people will be paid to look at pictures of dogs to test whether they can alleviate stress levels.Each candidate will be paid £20 an hour to wear a heart rate monitor and look at pictures of dogs as they go about their day, except taking hourly breaks to look at a series of pre-prepared dog images.

Get paid to scroll through pictures of puppies with this new job

Get paid to scroll through pictures of puppies with this new job

To put it simply, the company wants to pay 10 successful applicants to scroll through pictures of adorable puppies.This opportunity has come about as ProDog Raw is conducting a study to test whether dogs on social media can alleviate people’s stress levels.

Dog chocolate warning: How to protect pets from fatal Easter chocolate - Tips

Dog chocolate warning: How to protect pets from fatal Easter chocolate - Tips

Dog chocolate warning: How to protect pets from fatal Easter chocolate - Tips.PET owners are warned to be extra vigilant to prevent their animals becoming seriously ill from eating Easter chocolates.(Image: GoCompare) Consuming chocolate can be fatal for pets.

Pet owner shocked to discover her dog is a wolf - and needs to keep it secret

Pet owner shocked to discover her dog is a wolf - and needs to keep it secret

MEGHAN was always being told how wolf-like her dog Bodhi looked.His owner, Meghan, was often told how wolf-like Bodhi looked so she bought a DNA test.

Most loved pets: Study shows dogs and cats the internet adores

Most loved pets: Study shows dogs and cats the internet adores

Most loved pets: Study shows dogs and cats the internet adores.A NEW study analysed social media to reveal which animals are the most loved, the funniest, the naughtiest and the most destructive.

Why does The Queen love corgis and how many does she have?

Why does The Queen love corgis and how many does she have?

Queen Elizabeth II received her first corgi when she was seven (Picture: Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)In 1933, when Her Majesty was seven years old, her father King George VI brought home Dookie, a Pembrokeshire Welsh corgi.

Queen Elizabeth adds 2 furry family members — corgi puppies!

Queen Elizabeth adds 2 furry family members — corgi puppies!

Queen Elizabeth II and her corgis and dorgis meet players and officials from the New Zealand Rugby League Team, the All Golds, inside the Bow Room at Buckingham Palace on Oct. 16, 2007, in London, England.

Mysterious bright blue dogs spotted near an abandoned chemical plant in Russia

Mysterious bright blue dogs spotted near an abandoned chemical plant in Russia

A PACK of dogs with blue coats have been seen roaming near an abandoned Russian chemical factory, leaving experts to question what happened to them.(Image: Getty)"This situation with street dogs living near an abandoned chemical plant in Dzerzhinsk, Russia, has shown very obvious welfare issues through the discolouration of their fur.

How often should you wash your dog?

How often should you wash your dog?

It’s important dog owners pay special attention to their pooch’s nails, in order to avoid their pets experiencing any problems with walking.How often a dog needs washing will depend on a number of factors (Image: GETTY) “The best way to avoid the quick growing too far into the nail is regular clipping each month.

Can you walk dogs in the snow? Does snow hurt dogs paws?

Can you walk dogs in the snow? Does snow hurt dogs paws?

It's important to look after a dog's paws during periods of cold weather (Image: GETTY).Washing and drying a dog's paws is a good idea after a walk in the snow (Image: GETTY)Dog owners should also be aware of other hazards during snow periods, such as grit.

Can you walk dogs in the snow?

Can you walk dogs in the snow?

It’s fine to walk your dog, but limit your time outdoors and keep a close eye on them (Picture: Getty)It’s also important to keep your eye out for ice and slush, as they will often contain antifreeze, which is lethal for dogs.

Queen Elizabeth's beloved dorgi Vulcan dies, leaving her with just 1 dog

Queen Elizabeth's beloved dorgi Vulcan dies, leaving her with just 1 dog

The queen reportedly engineered the mix years ago by breeding past generations of her corgis with dachshunds belonging to her late sister, Princess Margaret.The last of Queen Elizabeth's corgis, Whisper, died in 2018, leaving her with her two dorgis, Vulcan and Candy.

Majority of pet owners cancel plans to hang out with cats and dogs

Majority of pet owners cancel plans to hang out with cats and dogs

What’s more, the research confirmed that pets have a positive impact on our mental health, with a staggering 99% of dog owners and 96% of cat owners saying they think this the case for them.

Dogs are picking up allergies because humans are pampering them

Dogs are picking up allergies because humans are pampering them

Research by experts in veterinary disease suggest that up to 20% of the UK’s eight million dogs suffer from allergies and that their conditions are being triggered by their comfortable lifestyles.

Dogs really do love their owners and new research proves it

Dogs really do love their owners and new research proves it

We do love our dogs (Picture: Getty)Canine Cottages also tracked the owners’ heart rates to see how much this compares with that of their pet, and discovered their heart rate increased by 10% on average when they saw their dog after being away from them for a period of time.

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

The hot weather is forecast to continue for the next few days, with temperatures continuing above 30C.However there are some easy tips you can use to ensure your dog stays happy and healthy in the summer heat.

Half of Brits worried about leaving pets now offices are reopening, says study

Half of Brits worried about leaving pets now offices are reopening, says study

But a new study of 2,000 people has revealed that half of UK adults are worried about leaving their furry friends when they return to the office.As for concerns around leaving pets behind, young people in particular were worried the impact returning to work would have on their furry friends.

38 French bulldog puppies found dead in cargo on plane

38 French bulldog puppies found dead in cargo on plane

At least 500 puppies were on board the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) plane at Toronto Pearson Airport, officials said yesterday.The animals were French bulldogs, a popular breed in Canada, and Scott Weese of the University of Guelph told CBC that puppy sales are ‘lucrative’ in the country.

Pets are boosting our morale and productivity in lockdown, study shows

Pets are boosting our morale and productivity in lockdown, study shows

Similarly, 58% said working from home with a pet has helped boost productivity and motivation.Almost half (43%) revealed that their pet had reduced their anxiety and 60% said their furry friend helped them to get out of bed in the morning.

Crufts 2020: How do dogs get their pedigree names?

Crufts 2020: How do dogs get their pedigree names?

Annually the prestigious dog show is organised by The Kennel Club, which is also the major body responsible for the naming and registering of pedigree dogs.But for a purebred dog to be considered pedigree, the dog must be registered by an organisation such as The Kennel Club.