Etsy is selling personalised plant pots which feature your dog’s face

Etsy is selling personalised plant pots which feature your dog’s face

These will definitely cheer you up (Picture: Meow3DStore/Etsy)If online shopping is helping you through this challenging time, then we’ve found a product that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face – a personalised puppy plant pot.

Want to get paid for being a ‘fur butler’ to Kitty the dog?

Want to get paid for being a ‘fur butler’ to Kitty the dog?

You’ll need to tend to Kitty’s every beck and call (Picture: kittythebernese)The job isn’t just suited to dog lovers, as the butler will be in charge of the entire Pet Programme.

Lidl is selling a heated dog bed which keeps pets warm in winter

Lidl is selling a heated dog bed which keeps pets warm in winter

Lidl’s thermal bed which helps keep mutts warm (Picture: Lidl/Getty)Pooches across the UK can expect to be truly pampered this winter – thanks to supermarket giant Lidl.Your dog could be this comfy (Picture: Lidl)According to Lidl, the seasonal bed is designed for medium-sized pets – or smaller dogs who love extra room.

Advisers advise, but do ministers decide?

Advisers advise, but do ministers decide?

• If Boris Johnson wants to deselect any Tory rebel MPs (Report , 2 September), surely progressive political parties should respond by allowing them to stand unopposed.• Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Theatre by the Lake has got a decent rep

Theatre by the Lake has got a decent rep

I strongly endorse Robin Hargreaves’s letter (A dignified end for beloved pets , 3 June). • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Heartbreaking note asks for thief to return photos of dog’s last day alive

Heartbreaking note asks for thief to return photos of dog’s last day alive

The victim didn’t care about the cash or camera, they just wanted the photos of their dog (Picture: Facebook/Getty)Ready to have a little cry? The unknown writer says the man in their house robbed them, taking their cash and their DSLR camera – but they don’t care about that.

Labrador puppy beaten to death with slipper for defecating inside house

Labrador puppy beaten to death with slipper for defecating inside house

Shadow was just 17-weeks old when she was killed (Picture: Oxford Mail)A scaffolder who beat a puppy to death with a slipper has been jailed for almost six months.

People won't adopt this dog because she's too 'ugly' - can you give her a home?

People won't adopt this dog because she's too 'ugly' - can you give her a home?

(Picture: RSPCA / )Staff at a rescue centre are struggling to find a home for an abandoned dog – because people think she is ‘too ugly’. Craig added: ‘She’s such a sweet, friendly little dog and she really deserves to find a loving home to enjoy her senior years.

Assange has been collared. His cat knows the feeling

Assange has been collared. His cat knows the feeling

• It is not easy to feel sympathy for a man who dresses his cat in a collar and tie (Assange faces five years in US jail as standoff ends , 12 April). Let’s have at least one happy, uplifting story on the front page every day. • Join the debate – email [email protected]

Lots of wholegrains for a real dog’s dinner

Lots of wholegrains for a real dog’s dinner

I’ve been seeing spectacular health improvements in pets fed on wholegrains, both home-cooked and commercially, for more than 40 years so I do know a bit about the subject.

Couple left with £500 vet bill after ‘postman kicked the dog’

Couple left with £500 vet bill after ‘postman kicked the dog’

Jack Crespo, 68, and wife Maria, 65, along with two neighbours, claim they saw the postal worker kicking little Daisy so hard that they doubt she’ll ever ‘fully recover’.

Two-Legged Pup Gets Fancy New Wheels

Two-Legged Pup Gets Fancy New Wheels

Deadrick followed through with his offer rather quickly, “He had messaged me on my personal Facebook and asked me if it would be ok for him to make a cart for Turbo,” Looper told FOX News.

Dog Saves a Life with the Heimlich Maneuver, This Really Happened!

Dog Saves a Life with the Heimlich Maneuver, This Really Happened!

Alan Spencer, a 67-year-old man from the United Kingdom, has Lexi, his 18-month-old dog, to thank for saving his life. After Spencer passed out from a pickled onion that got stuck in his windpipe, the devoted Labrador sprung into action and performed a doggy Heimlich maneuver, reports DailyMail.com.

Hundreds of golden retrievers met in Scotland for 150th anniversary of breed

Hundreds of golden retrievers met in Scotland for 150th anniversary of breed

More than 360 golden retrievers turned out to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the breed at the Guisachan Estate in Scotland. "Not one bark in these dogs," recalled Doreen McGugan, chair of the Golden Retriever Club of Scotland.

Dog suicide bridge: Dogs jump to death off Overtoun Bridge

Dog suicide bridge: Dogs jump to death off Overtoun Bridge

Footage of the rescue was posted to Facebook by Darrell Perkins, who told Storyful that the dog, named Ginger, had been missing for a number of days before he was heard her howling from a nearby river.