Neglected sheepdog with 1.8kg of matted fur gets a much-needed haircut

Neglected sheepdog with 1.8kg of matted fur gets a much-needed haircut

Looking good, Arlo (Picture: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home /SWNS)He is now having positive training to help show him that grooming and handling can be an enjoyable experience, as he’s so used to discomfort when being touched.

Dumpling the blind, overweight Labrador has finally found a forever home

Dumpling the blind, overweight Labrador has finally found a forever home

Settling right in (Picture: @dumplingandbobby/Instagram)The Labrador Rescue group shared the good news with followers, saying: ‘Our little Dumpling has become a massive social media star, her story has been shared far and wide by our supporters, celebrities, news sites, it’s been overwhelming!.

Dog tired: will the new podcast for pooches soothe my surly whippet?

Dog tired: will the new podcast for pooches soothe my surly whippet?

“A lot of dogs are not getting enough rest,” says Alex Benjamin, a psychologist at the University of York who advised the producers.

Dumpling the blind, chubby Labrador is looking for a home

Dumpling the blind, chubby Labrador is looking for a home

Dumpling was dumped at a shelter and staff are worried he won’t find a home (Picture: Labrador Rescue/Facebook)Dumpling is a ten-year-old Labrador and he’s looking for a loving family to spend his last few years with.

Hungarian sheepdog who looks like a mop is a social media star

Hungarian sheepdog who looks like a mop is a social media star

‘My love for the Hungarian sheepdog, otherwise known as the Komodor breed, began when I was a little girl,’ explained Gintare.She’s a big fan of the water (Picture: Caters)And the sheepdog loves a good swim, which can be quite the sight when her dreads hit the water.

CDC probes outbreak of illnesses linked to pet store puppies

CDC probes outbreak of illnesses linked to pet store puppies

OUTBREAK NOTICE: 30 people in 13 states are infected with multidrug-resistant #Campylobacter linked to pet store puppies.The bacteria is closely related to germs that infected more than 100 people during a 2016–2018 Campylobacter outbreak, which was also linked to pet store puppies, the CDC said.

Rescue dogs treated to Christmas grotto that’s totally edible

Rescue dogs treated to Christmas grotto that’s totally edible

We know dogs can’t smile, but look at his happy face (Picture: Dan Rowlands / ) Food artist Prudence makes some last minute adjustments to the dog grotto (Picture: Dan Rowlands / )It came as Wilko revealed research about pets and Christmas that found an average of £27 pounds is spent per-pooch on gifts over the festive season.

Tim Tebow mourning dog shows complicated grief of pet loss

Tim Tebow mourning dog shows complicated grief of pet loss

The unconditional love from a pet to owners causes deep emotional reactions, said Nielsen, who helps clients deal with the grief of losing a pet.“It’s profound because you are you're making a decision to actively take the life of your animal,” Nielsen said.

Things your dog hates

Things your dog hates

A lot of people dress up their pets in various costumes like – Superman, hot dog, sailor, etc.The no.1 secret to control obesity - Evidence-based article!.The no.1 secret for a healthy heart - Evidence-based article.

Therapy sausage dog becomes fashion icon after appearing in Vogue

Therapy sausage dog becomes fashion icon after appearing in Vogue

(Picture: Michael Scott/Caters News)A sausage dog who found viral fame providing therapy to stressed out students has become a fashion celeb, appearing in Vogue magazine.

How to train your dog to cope with fireworks

How to train your dog to cope with fireworks

Dog trainer Jay Gray has shared some pearls of wisdom ahead of Bonfire Night (Picture: Jay Gray/iStockphoto)Bonfire Night can be an absolutely hellish occasion for pets across the country who are petrified of loud bangs from fireworks.

Dog becomes Instagram celeb for having a nose longer than a ruler

Dog becomes Instagram celeb for having a nose longer than a ruler

‘Walk with Eris can take a very long time in the day; We get stopped a lot as people want to ask questions or know what kind of dog she is.

Should I get a dog? Dog owners live longer after a heart attack or stroke.

Should I get a dog? Dog owners live longer after a heart attack or stroke.

After accounting for factors such as age, other health issues, marital status, the presence of children in the home and income, the researchers found that heart attack survivors who lived alone had a 33 percent lower risk of death in the year after their heart attack if they had a dog, compared with non-dog owners.

Frankie the beagle wears super cool doggles to go cycling with his human

Frankie the beagle wears super cool doggles to go cycling with his human

Frankie is definitely one of the coolest dogs out there (Picture: Garry Mullins / SWNS)Garry, of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, said Frankie now stops traffic as passers-by attempt to capture photos of him in his striking cycling gear.

Mac the dog wears boots and goggles for his important job in the fire service

Mac the dog wears boots and goggles for his important job in the fire service

English springer spaniel, Mac, 3, with handler crew manager Gary Carroll (Picture: SWNS)Crew manager Gary Carroll, 48, said Mac’s agility allows him to enter unstable buildings without the risk of causing further damage – known as ‘secondary collapse’.

International dog day: Loli helps clean up plastic at the beach

International dog day: Loli helps clean up plastic at the beach

Her owners, Trish Brewster 54, and Yan Balewicz, 60, from started picking up bits of rubbish from the beach near her home in Glenelg, Scotland, when they walked her and soon she started copying them.

Extremely relatable Shiba Inu always looks grumpy

Extremely relatable Shiba Inu always looks grumpy

Chester is a very grumpy looking Shiba Inu (Picture: @grumpysheeb/Jam Press)Meet Chester, your new favourite Instagram dog.(Picture: @grumpysheeb/ Jam Press)Kirby started an Instagram account for Chester after his grouchy face attracted attention on Facebook pages such as Shiba Inu Crazy People and Dogspotting.

Amanda Seyfried saved by man’s best friend, Mamma Mia star has dog therapy for trauma

Amanda Seyfried saved by man’s best friend, Mamma Mia star has dog therapy for trauma

The Mamma Mia star has been a fan of animal therapy ever since she acquired her beloved dog Finn, the lolloping brown nine-year-old Australian shepherd who helped her deal with the ­anxiety that came with being a young actress living away from home in Hollywood.

Couple got married and had a dozen dogs attend with one as their best man

Couple got married and had a dozen dogs attend with one as their best man

Kelly had all of her pups at the wedding (Picture: Kelly Bleach /SWNS.COM)A pair of animal overs had a dozen dogs attend their wedding party – including one who was their best man.

#DogsofInsta: Pet profiles with engaging posts are all the rage

#DogsofInsta: Pet profiles with engaging posts are all the rage

He wanted to share pictures of his pet with all his friends and after the account was created, I joined in posting photos and videos of these two babies.”.