A deep dive into the Queen’s love of corgis

A deep dive into the Queen’s love of corgis

Young Princess Elizabeth with two corgi dogs at her home in July 1936 (Picture: Lisa Sheridan/Getty Images) On the grounds of Windsor Castle (Picture: Getty/Tim Graham Photo Library)While lots of Queen Elizabeth’s pet names have been traditional – such as Monty, Susan and Holly, to Emma, Linnet, Noble, Willow and Heather – there have been a number of wildcards, too.

I’m a man of facts and science, but I know this – what dogs feel is not just attachment, it’s love

I’m a man of facts and science, but I know this – what dogs feel is not just attachment, it’s love

But something about dogs and the breadth of these new scientific discoveries makes me think the word “attachment” just isn’t good enough to describe the unique relationship that has coevolved in this context.

Trio of ‘small but mighty’ chihuahuas search for home together

Trio of ‘small but mighty’ chihuahuas search for home together

RSPCA staff hope the three ‘feisty’ pups won’t need to be split up and can be rehomed together (Picture: RSPCA)Tiffany added: ‘They are very feisty and they need owners who can help manage their behaviour.

‘Wheel of Fortune’ puts together sweet video for Vanna White after her cat passed away

‘Wheel of Fortune’ puts together sweet video for Vanna White after her cat passed away

“It’s always sad when someone loses a pet, and Vanna’s cat, Stella, passed away recently,” Pat Sajak said in the clip.“I’ve teased you a little bit about Stella over the years, but we always loved hearing about her and actually put together a little tribute to her,” Sajak said.

Toddler dies in hospital two days after being bitten by dog

Toddler dies in hospital two days after being bitten by dog

The toddler died of his injuries at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, police said today (Picture: Getty Images)Supt Love added: ‘This is a truly tragic incident and our thoughts are with the family at this very difficult time.

Halsey mourns sudden death of dog in heartbreaking post: ‘The worst week of my life’

Halsey mourns sudden death of dog in heartbreaking post: ‘The worst week of my life’

Halsey is mourning the death of her five-year-old dog, Jagger, with a heartbreaking and candid post on social media.“I don’t know why I’m sharing all this besides to just say love your pets every single second because anything can change in a moment,” she added.

Rescue puppy who was skin and bone is now ‘living her best life’

Rescue puppy who was skin and bone is now ‘living her best life’

West Hatch deputy manager Anita Clark said: ‘She was little more than skin and bone; she looked like a walking skeleton.

Britney Spears introduces fans to her family’s ‘new edition’ — a puppy!

Britney Spears introduces fans to her family’s ‘new edition’ — a puppy!

The dog made a cameo in the 40-year-old's latest Instagram video, and he's clearly captured Spears' heart with his big blue eyes., referring to her first love, her fiancé, Sam Asghari .Spears revealed that she found Sawyer "like a dream" while vacationing in Maui and took him home with her.

Jill Biden decorates White House lawn for Valentine’s Day: See the pics

Jill Biden decorates White House lawn for Valentine’s Day: See the pics

Erin Scott / White HouseAll of the "heart-work" created by the students used the following words: Compassion, Courage, Family, Gratitude, Healing, Hope, Kindness, Love, Peace, Strength and Unity.

Animal lovers? Actually, Britain is a nation of sentimental hypocrites

Animal lovers? Actually, Britain is a nation of sentimental hypocrites

We British, who like to think we’re a nation of animal lovers, have been given an opportunity to bask in the warm glow of this reassuring self-image now that more than 150,000 people have signed a petition calling for the West Ham footballer Kurt Zouma to be prosecuted after a video emerged of him kicking his cat.

Woman turns home into dog hospice and now cares for 80 pooches at once

Woman turns home into dog hospice and now cares for 80 pooches at once

Valerie wants the dogs to know they were loved (Picture: SWNS)A woman who can’t handle the thought of old dogs dying alone has turned her home into a dog hospice.Valerie Reid, 44, started the non-profit Whispering Willows Senior Dog Sanctuary after she struggled to find a home for her family’s ageing Doberman.

Zazah

Zazah

This sweet pup will steal your heart with her big puppy dog eyes and wet kisses.When Zazah first came to the shelter, she was terrified by her new environment, but since going to a foster home, she has opened up to become a silly and loving puppy.

Train your dog to hug like hugging golden retrievers Kylo and Vader

Train your dog to hug like hugging golden retrievers Kylo and Vader

Kieran Lehane only uses positive training methods — such as offering a treat as a reward — with his beloved dogs, Kylo and Vader.“I like the idea that they’re golden retrievers, which are the most kind, loving, beautiful dogs, and that juxtaposition of having these Dark Side names,” he said.

Meet the people who view their pets as 'substitute children'

Meet the people who view their pets as 'substitute children'

Emma explains that pets have a huge benefit for our mental health and wellbeing – and often provide a place for people who are looking for somewhere extra to put their love, but can’t have, or don’t want children.

Fran Drescher shares why every human needs a pet

Fran Drescher shares why every human needs a pet

Fran Drescher is a proud member of camp “must love dogs.”.Chester passed away 22 years ago, and since then Drescher has adopted a new furry friend.“I have a dog now, Angel Grace, and I rescued her just days before lockdown.

My heart catches when I see my children care for Odie – the puppy I resisted for so long

My heart catches when I see my children care for Odie – the puppy I resisted for so long

The gratification of an Indian mother at the words “I love your food” is matched by the dread of hearing “I am leaving home”, so when my 10-year-old wistfully announced that he couldn’t wait to move out, my maternal guilt peaked as I tried to figure out why.

Ruff sketch: animal portraits in the style of old masters – in pictures

Ruff sketch: animal portraits in the style of old masters – in pictures

Since then, the Dutch graphic designer and visual artist has turned hundreds of cats, dogs and guinea pigs into works of art for his website L’animorphe.“The portraits are not meant to be anything other than a remembrance of the love of a dog or a cat.

‘We don’t have to command them – it’s a relationship’: meet Britain’s top dog whisperer

‘We don’t have to command them – it’s a relationship’: meet Britain’s top dog whisperer

The decision to bring Pip into their lives perfectly illustrates what Glazebrook preaches most fervently – it’s vital to analyse and understand your circumstances before you choose a dog, rather than picking a breed you think looks cool, and ending up with a dog that is incompatible with your lifestyle, making everyone miserable.

The Dog House at Christmas review – bark the herald angels sing

The Dog House at Christmas review – bark the herald angels sing

At the Cambridgeshire animal charity Wood Green, the staff are wondering whether dogs know it’s a special day while giving extra back scratches and the occasional new toy, and promising a pooch-friendly Christmas dinner.But The Dog House brings goodwill to humanity all year round anyway.

Dog abandoned days before Christmas makes incredible recovery

Dog abandoned days before Christmas makes incredible recovery

‘When you looked in her eyes she seemed broken like she’d given up hope’ (Picture: RSPCA) It took six months for Molly-Moo to recover enough to be adopted (Picture: RSPCA)‘I’m glad she can’t talk because I don’t think I could face hearing what she’s been through.