Popularity of pug-like dogs 'could be fuelling rise in canine fertility clinics'

Popularity of pug-like dogs 'could be fuelling rise in canine fertility clinics'

The boom in popularity of flat-faced dogs such as pugs and French bulldogs may be fuelling a rise in canine fertility clinics, some of which advertise banned procedures, an investigation has found.

Simples! The Russian Meerkat that is feline fine with her cat best friend

Simples! The Russian Meerkat that is feline fine with her cat best friend

The unusual pairing look adorable whilst 'posing' for a picture (Image: CATERS)Owner Ekaterina Kuraeva, 45, from Saint Petersburg, Russia, filmed the pair scratching and embracing each other in videos that went viral online.

More than 1 billion animals killed by Australian wildfires

More than 1 billion animals killed by Australian wildfires

Chris Dickman, a professor of ecology at the University of Sydney, revised his estimate of 480 million animals affected by the fires, saying on Wednesday that more than 800 million animals have likely been killed in the Australian state of New South Wales alone.

Mince pies for pets take the biscuit

Mince pies for pets take the biscuit

I read your editorial with a wry smile (Towns and cities across Britain need theatres just as much as the West End , 7 December).• Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Royal Rajapalayam

Royal Rajapalayam

Indian dog breeds like Rampur Hound, Gaddi, Bhutia, Banjara/Sanehta and Rajapalayam have high energy levels, and are more resistant to diseases that afflict most known breeds.The breed is also known as Shikaries or Rajapalayam Hound.

You can track the sea turtle named after TODAY — here's how

You can track the sea turtle named after TODAY — here's how

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is on the front lines of the conservation effort to protect and save the dwindling sea turtle population.

Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Just look at them (Picture: Alamy Live News/ PA)Let’s be honest, everyone’s favourite part of elections is seeing dogs at polling stations. Brits are taking their four-legged friends to vote in the European Parliament elections at polling stations across the UK today.

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

Miles arrived in my flat and bolted under the desk and didn’t come out for days. He likes petting, which has no practical purpose except his own comfort and pleasure. Cats are said to gravitate towards dying patients in care homes, to comfort them in their final hours.

Firefighting Goats Protect Property in San Francisco

Firefighting Goats Protect Property in San Francisco

Tucked away in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco you’ll find City Grazing--a goat landscaping business. City Grazing is a small business which allows them to know and name each goat.

Rent A High-Tech Dog House While You Run Errands In NYC

Rent A High-Tech Dog House While You Run Errands In NYC

Well, if you are in New York City, and specifically in Brooklyn, there might be a high tech dog house that you can rent for a short period of time while you go into that store.

8 Popular Dog Breeds in India

8 Popular Dog Breeds in India

Here are some friendly and popular dog breeds that go well with Indian climate and can be the perfect addition to your family… German ShepherdOne of the most easily available breeds in India, German Shepherds are intelligent, alert and courageous dogs.