Biden’s German Shepherd will be first rescue dog to live in White House

Biden’s German Shepherd will be first rescue dog to live in White House

Biden will be entering the White House as the first ever presidential candidate to receive more than 75 million votes – but Major will be making his own history as the first rescue dog to live in the famous residence.

Five distinct types of dog existed by end of last ice age, study finds

Five distinct types of dog existed by end of last ice age, study finds

The team found that while DNA from modern European dogs has contributed to breeds around the world, traces of the other ice age groups remain – including in chihuahuas, a breed with roots in Mexico .

Hollywood hounds: canine film stars – in pictures

Hollywood hounds: canine film stars – in pictures

It was meeting a collie called Hey Hey, a direct descendant of the first dog to play Lassie, that gave author and film journalist Wendy Mitchell the idea for her new book, Citizen Canine: Dogs in the Movies.

Michael Gove’s legacy and his No 10 destiny

Michael Gove’s legacy and his No 10 destiny

• Visitors to Mulhouse (Letters , 27 May) should not miss the Musée du Papier Peint (Wallpaper History Museum) in nearby Rixheim.

Ben-Fur: Romans brought rabbits to Britain, experts discover

Ben-Fur: Romans brought rabbits to Britain, experts discover

The 4cm fragment of tibia bone was unearthed at Fishbourne Roman palace in Chichester, West Sussex in 1964 but was stored in a box at the site until 2017, when Dr Fay Worley, a zooarchaeologist with Historic England, recognised it as belonging to a rabbit.

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Take a Tour of the AKC Museum of the Dog in New York People have been in love with man’s best friend for centuries. The rich history of these beloved creatures is now on display in New York City at the American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog , which opened February 8.

Dogstars … is it time canine actors had their own Academy Award?

Dogstars … is it time canine actors had their own Academy Award?

From Dogs – a new Netflix series about our relationships with canines – to Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs via Italy’s Oscar-nominated drama Dogman, shaggy-dog stories have been inescapable on-screen in 2018.

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

All of their careful work upfront will assist the veterinarian in evaluating your pet's history and assist you in following through on any special needs your pet may require.

Greedy dog lucky to be alive after eating 206 PEBBLES during beach walk

Greedy dog lucky to be alive after eating 206 PEBBLES during beach walk

"We've had dogs swallowing stones before but usually one or two, three at a push - 206 is unheard of."You'd think as a 12-year-old he'd know better."We really thought the worst when we saw the X-ray - how are we going to get all these out?"How much damage has already been done?"But we're delighted he's made a full recovery, he's really very lucky to be alive."

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

I called in the pros: the veterinarians at VetPronto and Dr. Anthony George, doctor of veterinary medicine and certified veterinary acupuncturist, to learn some simple tips to help find a qualified vet in your new hood.