How to stay sane at home with the help of your pet

How to stay sane at home with the help of your pet

We can play games with our dogs, such as creating a scent hunt by hiding little bits of kibble or treats around the home — under the bed, at the side of a dresser, or the top of stairs.

Dog who’s been waiting for a home for seven years begs for a ‘second chance’

Dog who’s been waiting for a home for seven years begs for a ‘second chance’

But while she’s fully trained and a lovely dog, getting Ginger adopted has been tricky, in part because she needs to be the only pet at home and can’t live with small children.

'My precious angels': 2 of Paula Abdul's dogs die in the same week

'My precious angels': 2 of Paula Abdul's dogs die in the same week

She also has another dog that fans know and love named Bessie Moo. Not long after adopting Nemo, the "Straight Up" singer of herself lounging around with her pooches.

Dog saved from tar pit after other strays bark to get help from humans

Dog saved from tar pit after other strays bark to get help from humans

The dog was named Aloe (Picture: Proyecto4Patas) Aloe’s rescuers used 50 litres of oil to clean them (Picture: Proyecto4Patas)She was then loaded into a van and taken to the group’s headquarters.Aloe’s rescuers will look for his forever home once he gets his strength back (Picture: Proyecto4Patas).

Lonely dogs ‘write’ Valentine’s letters asking people to love and adopt them

Lonely dogs ‘write’ Valentine’s letters asking people to love and adopt them

Neo’s had a hard start in life (Picture: Dog’s Blog)‘My name is Neo and I’m on the search to find someone to help heal my broken heart.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your pooch at a doggy brunch

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your pooch at a doggy brunch

Your pup might find true love (Picture: M Victoria)A restaurant in London is celebrating puppy love this Valentine’s , with a special event designed to make dogs fall in love – or at the very least, sniff butts.

Cat and dog love to go on walks together

Cat and dog love to go on walks together

Niqo loves to cuddle up with Archer and now even joins the dog for walks.Ben has started capturing photos of the pair’s unaided walks to share on Instagram, so everyone can join the pals on their everyday adventures.

Fiona the hippo catches eye of long-distance suitor Timothy

Fiona the hippo catches eye of long-distance suitor Timothy

Timothy the hippo has a message for the world: “Believe in love.The San Antonio Zoo’s 4-year-old hippopotamus also has a lot of messages for the Cincinnati Zoo’s Fiona the hippo .

Bindi Irwin and fiancé Chandler Powell introduce their 'gorgeous' new puppy

Bindi Irwin and fiancé Chandler Powell introduce their 'gorgeous' new puppy

Bindi Irwin and her fiancé, Chandler Powell , are the proud parents of a new puppy.Last week, the happy couple celebrated the holidays together and Irwin shared pics of them cozying up to each other in their Christmas sweaters.

Kennel worker gets dogs to pose for nativity scene Christmas card

Kennel worker gets dogs to pose for nativity scene Christmas card

Emma previously made a Love Actually inspired card with her dogs (Picture: WHINNEY HILL KENNELS / MERCURY PRESS)Emma Ashenhurst, 30, spent three days getting six dogs to pose for a gorgeous nativity scene to spread Christmas cheer.Emma has been creating Christmas cards with her dogs for the last seven years (Picture: WHINNEY HILL KENNELS / MERCURY PRESS).

I disliked giving and receiving presents – until Mum bought me an ear-flapping delight

I disliked giving and receiving presents – until Mum bought me an ear-flapping delight

No Christmas present will ever come close to how excellent that little jack russell was – it taught me about love, and the value of a perfect gift.

'Fuller House' dog Cosmo has died following surgery: 'We'll miss him forever'

'Fuller House' dog Cosmo has died following surgery: 'We'll miss him forever'

"We're sad to share that the Fullers' faithful dog Cosmo, who grew up on our set, passed away after complications from surgery."We're sad to share that the Fullers' faithful dog Cosmo, who grew up on our set, passed away after complications from surgery.

Woman tracks down stray dog she found on holiday and brings him home to Devon

Woman tracks down stray dog she found on holiday and brings him home to Devon

From the moment Levi met stray dog Punter, she couldn’t stop thinking about him (Picture: Levi Danyeil /SWNS.COM)Surely we’ve all had the experience of falling in love with a stray animal while we’re on holiday and desperately wanting to take them home.

Bride has 'first look' photo shoot with her beloved dog

Bride has 'first look' photo shoot with her beloved dog

When newlywed Kristen Dupree imagined her dream wedding to her love of five years, Duncan Dupree, she didn't know that their dog, Zeke, would be part of their big day in such a memorable way.

Tim Tebow posts heartbreaking video saying goodbye to his dog, Bronco

Tim Tebow posts heartbreaking video saying goodbye to his dog, Bronco

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow posted a heartbreaking video of himself saying goodbye to his beloved dog, Bronco, before putting him down Wednesday night."For so many people, (dogs) are our best friends and they provide so much joy and love," Tebow told last year.

Skeletal lurcher dog thrown over gates of Merseyside animal sanctuary

Skeletal lurcher dog thrown over gates of Merseyside animal sanctuary

Staff at Rescue Me Animal Sanctuary were left stunned when a car pulled up outside and hurled Casper onto the premises on the evening of Halloween.Casper had several growths on his body (Picture: Rescue Me Animal Sanctuary/ @SOSmoggies)One person wrote: ‘Oh Casper you beautiful boy.

Man adopts sick elderly dog who cuddles up to him as he signs adoption paperwork

Man adopts sick elderly dog who cuddles up to him as he signs adoption paperwork

(Picture: Picture: Pennsylvania SPCA Danville Center)An elderly, sick dog has been given his forever home by a kind stranger who walked into a shelter asking to see an old dog in need of a home.

The cutest dog Halloween costumes this year

The cutest dog Halloween costumes this year

Because if terrible Twitter names and scooping out pumpkin guts haven’t got you in the spirit, this is the only thing that can – dogs in Halloween costumes.

Two sausage dogs make their relationship official with lavish wedding

Two sausage dogs make their relationship official with lavish wedding

The pair love snuggles (Picture: ERIN ADAMS/ CATERS NEWS)Erin, a photographer, said: ‘We felt we needed to make their relationship official, they are obviously madly in love, Gandalf will only share his food with Galadriel, not the other dogs.

Julianne Hough mourns the death of her 2 beloved dogs: 'I love you forever'

Julianne Hough mourns the death of her 2 beloved dogs: 'I love you forever'

"It is with the heaviest heart that I share with you the passing of our beloved dogs Lexi and Harley," he wrote.