Alcohol inspired, Love Island and political dog names are on trend this year

Alcohol inspired, Love Island and political dog names are on trend this year

They revealed the top 10 dog names from the last year as well as highlighting some of the rising trends for pooches.Naming your pet after celebrities or tv characters has always been popular, and this year, it was Game of Thrones and Love Island that influenced dog naming trends.

Border collie cleans up dropped rubbish on daily walks

Border collie cleans up dropped rubbish on daily walks

Stan sniffs out dropped litter on his country strolls (Picture: Wales News Service) Kate and Stan have received an ‘amazing’ response from the community (Picture: Wales News Service) Kate says she hopes Stan’s hard work inspires others (Picture: Wales News Service)‘It really is a beautiful place and its such a shame to see people treating it like this.

Dog with no nose rescued from death and new owner says she’s perfect

Dog with no nose rescued from death and new owner says she’s perfect

Kate said: ‘We adopted Bonnie from Beacon Animal Rescue Centre which is run by my best friend Rebecca.The pooch regularly delights her 14,000 fans with new pictures on Instagram (Picture: Caters News Agency)Despite her mistreatment in life, Kate says Bonnie is not wary of humans at all and is one of the ‘best things’ to happen to her.

Dog dies after eating brownies that contained sweetener

Dog dies after eating brownies that contained sweetener

Ruby, a Hungarian Vizsla, had cheekily stolen two brownies which contained Xylitol, a form of sweetener, which is toxic to dogs and can cause liver failure (Picture: Caters) Owner Kate Chacksfield, 51, was left heartbroken when Ruby died on October 19 2018 just eight days after falling ill – despite her owners spending £10,000 in a bid to save her life.

Sorry but this skateboarding dog needs your attention right now

Sorry but this skateboarding dog needs your attention right now

Pumpkin’s dad Prince isn’t as keen on skateboarding (Picture: SWNS) ‘She’s completely obsessed with it, even if I put out a bowl of treats in front of her she wouldn’t be bothered and would only want her skateboard.’ Pumpkin’s dad, Prince, who is five-and-a-half years-old, runs after Pumpkin when she’s doing the skateboarding but doesn’t fancy taking up the sport himself.

Ice skating dog hopes to perform for Vegas Golden Knights

Ice skating dog hopes to perform for Vegas Golden Knights

/ Source: TODAY By TODAY When a former skating coach adopted a Labrador retriever from a Las Vegas shelter, he decided to teach the pup to skate. TODAY’s Craig Melvin reports.

Ice skating dog hopes to perform for Vegas Golden Knights

Ice skating dog hopes to perform for Vegas Golden Knights

Ice skating dog hopes to perform for Vegas Golden Knights copied! Now, the coach hopes to put on a show for the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights as a way to encourage pet adoptions.

We interrupt your day to bring you Benny the ice-skating Labrador

We interrupt your day to bring you Benny the ice-skating Labrador

Benny has only been skating for a year, and he’s already nailing it (Picture: Rick Vierkandt / SWNS.com)So far he can do turns, crossovers, and bunnyhops. He’s been trained by Cheryl, a retired ice-skating coach (Picture: Cheryl Del Sangro / SWNS.com)‘We took some dog boots and old blades and we glued them together.