Is my dog too cold? How cold is too cold for a walk? Here’s how to tell

Is my dog too cold? How cold is too cold for a walk? Here’s how to tell

A dog with a thick undercoat doesn’t need anything more to stay warm on a cold day.‘Much depends on whether your dog has a double coat or not – many dogs do’: feel your dog’s fur to check how good they are at retaining heat.

‘His bushy eyebrows remind me of Denis Healey’: Emma F Wright’s best phone picture

‘His bushy eyebrows remind me of Denis Healey’: Emma F Wright’s best phone picture

Flapjack the miniature schnauzer was the first dog Emma F Wright began walking.On this day, I realised Flapjack was looking at his own reflection.Whether it’s a little puddle or a fjord, I’m constantly looking at it in different ways, being inspired by it, trying to capture it.

Jack Russells are UK dogs with longest life expectancy as French Bulldogs have shortest

Jack Russells are UK dogs with longest life expectancy as French Bulldogs have shortest

JACK RUSSELLS have the longest life expectancy of pet dogs in the UK, while French Bulldogs have the shortest, a new study suggests.According to the research, Border Collies had the second-longest life expectancy at 12.1 years, with Springer Spaniels third on 11.92 years.

Dog warning: Worst UK areas for pet theft MAPPED and breeds at risk– owners urged to check

Dog warning: Worst UK areas for pet theft MAPPED and breeds at risk– owners urged to check

Dog thefts hit a record high last year (Image: Getty) Map of dog thefts in UK (Image: Express)Kent Police received 182, Lancashire Constabulary had 116 and South Yorkshire Police had 100.French Bulldogs, which are the second most popular breed in the UK, are one of the most commonly stolen dogs, along with Jack Russell Terriers.

Man accused of shooting Lady Gaga’s dogwalker released from jail by mistake, sources say

Man accused of shooting Lady Gaga’s dogwalker released from jail by mistake, sources say

Jackson, one of three charged in the robbery and shooting of the musician’s dogwalker in February 2021, was freed by mistake after a court appearance Wednesday, sources told NBC News and NBC Los Angeles.

‘Miracle’ dog is walking again less than a week after being hit by bus

‘Miracle’ dog is walking again less than a week after being hit by bus

Rocky with Melody (20 months, left) Elsie (three, middle) and Joe (five, right) (Picture: Triangle News) Rocky’s recovery has astounded vets (Picture: Triangle News)Matthew explained: ‘He likes messing about with the younger ones – he sees himself as one of them.

Disabled Labrador Retriever inspiring others with thrilling adventures

Disabled Labrador Retriever inspiring others with thrilling adventures

‘A couple of years ago she started to have a bit of trouble on one of her hind legs and found it difficult to walk, so I had to do some research and find out what she could do to make Molly comfortable,’ says care worker Jackie from Melbourne, Australia.

Unlike cats, dogs used to leave me cold – until I met a puppy in a padded jacket

Unlike cats, dogs used to leave me cold – until I met a puppy in a padded jacket

There was no conscious desire to beat the aversion – it just happened, and all it took was a puppy in an orange jacket, shortly after the end of lockdown.

American bulldog that mauled boy to death wasn’t an illegal breed

American bulldog that mauled boy to death wasn’t an illegal breed

Jack’s mum said her heart ‘aches so bad that we won’t get to see you grow into that incredible man’ (Picture: PA) Police investigating the incident have now established the breed of dog (Picture: PA)These muscular, powerful dogs can weigh up to 100 pounds and are fiercely protective towards their owners.

Moschino announces first-ever pet collection

Moschino announces first-ever pet collection

The 14-piece collection from Moschino comprises accessories and clothing, including biker jackets, trench coats, hoodies and T-shirts.Other items include an olive green twill dog jacket, which is made from polyester fabric and features a zip pocket detail, logo print on the back and a zip closure.

Great British bark-off: my Dog Slot show was a forerunner of Dog TV

Great British bark-off: my Dog Slot show was a forerunner of Dog TV

Reading Tim Dowling (We are way past peak puppy – it’s time to end the great British dog obsession, 22 November ) took me back to 1973, when I was launching a small local cable TV station, Bristol Channel.

Animal-lover fundraises for special wheelchair for elderly ex-hunting dog

Animal-lover fundraises for special wheelchair for elderly ex-hunting dog

Dakota and Jack in Greece (Picture: PA Real Life/rawpawsphotography)‘I sat there at the rescue Googling flights to see how I could get the dogs home,’ she says.

Schoolboy, 10, mauled by 115lb dog left with ‘unsurvivable injuries’

Schoolboy, 10, mauled by 115lb dog left with ‘unsurvivable injuries’

Jack Lis, died after he was mauled to death at a friends house in Pentwyn, Caerphilly on Monday, November 8 (Picture: PA)A 10-year-old boy died after suffering ‘severe injuries to the head and neck’ when he was attacked by 115lb dog, an inquest has heard.

Family of boy, 10, mauled to death by dog say life ‘will never be the same’

Family of boy, 10, mauled to death by dog say life ‘will never be the same’

Officers at the scene of the tragedy in Pentwyn, Penyrheol (Picture: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images)Jack’s friend sought the help of a neighbour but they were unable to stop the dog.

Eight-stone ‘beast’ dog that killed boy was sold on Facebook days before attack

Eight-stone ‘beast’ dog that killed boy was sold on Facebook days before attack

Jack Lis was mauled to death by the pitbull less than two weeks after it was re-homed (Picture: Wales News Service)An eight-stone pitbull that mauled a boy to death was sold online days before the killing over fears he would attack other animals.

Woman shares emotional poem she found included with her rescue dog’s paperwork

Woman shares emotional poem she found included with her rescue dog’s paperwork

Last month, when Ervin took Sylvie to work, she found a poem about adopted pets and their baggage included with the dog’s paperwork from the shelter, which she later shared on Facebook.“I took Sylvie to work with me today.

Famed zookeeper Jack Hanna diagnosed with dementia, family says

Famed zookeeper Jack Hanna diagnosed with dementia, family says

Jack Hanna, the director emeritus of Ohio’s Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, has been diagnosed with dementia now believed to be Alzheimer's disease , his family announced Wednesday on Twitter."Doctors have diagnosed our dad, Jack Hanna, with dementia now believed to be Alzheimer's disease.

From the archive: the mouse breeders of Shipley, 1983

From the archive: the mouse breeders of Shipley, 1983

According to the National Mouse Club, ‘the mouse should be long in body, with long clean head, not too fine or pointed at the nose; the eyes should be large, bold and prominent; the ears large and tulip-shaped, free from creases, carried erect with plenty of width between them …’ There were fashions in mouse colours, too.

Brazen thief caught on CCTV stealing dog of cancer sufferer outside newsagents

Brazen thief caught on CCTV stealing dog of cancer sufferer outside newsagents

The woman had only popped into the shops for a minute (Picture: MEN)Due to his owner’s condition, the search for Jack is being coordinated by volunteer network DogLost, who say that the brazen theft, on March 11, is ‘one of the worst’ they’ve seen.

Terrier in wheelchair becomes guide dog for blind fox

Terrier in wheelchair becomes guide dog for blind fox

Jack is protective warns other cats and dogs away from bothering Pumpkin too, as Ana says he ‘feels a responsibility to look after her like a brother does with a sister’.