Meet the artist who will write a song for your dog

Meet the artist who will write a song for your dog

‘Last year, I played a piece for my piano teacher, no lyrics, just a nice little tune, and called it Ted, after my friend’s dog,’ she says.

Who’s a good boy? The unbreakable bond between humans and dogs

Who’s a good boy? The unbreakable bond between humans and dogs

But the people at Bark know well that the photogenic often get a head start: most of the dogs in the emails are looking for new homes after a harsh beginning.‘He remembers who has paid particular attention to him in the past and will make sure to greet them with gladness in his heart’: Simon with his dog, Ludo.

Photos let you see the world through your pet’s eyes

Photos let you see the world through your pet’s eyes

This is because while humans have loads of cones in our retinas, cats have a bunch of rods; a different type of photoreceptor cell that’s sensitive to low light.Goldfish can actually see more colours than humans, and they can see ultraviolet light, too.

Homeless hero risks life to save 16 dogs and cats from burning building

Homeless hero risks life to save 16 dogs and cats from burning building

A homeless man who raced into a burning building saved the lives of 10 cats and six dogs — as well as an animal rescue program for at-risk youth.Without the bravery of Keith Walker, the fire at W-Underdogs might have killed all of the dogs and cats inside.

Teen devastated after stranger finds missing puppy but ‘won’t give it back’

Teen devastated after stranger finds missing puppy but ‘won’t give it back’

Melissa Baylis, 17, claims a woman sent her a Facebook message calling her ‘irresponsible’ for letting nine-week-old dog Nelly go missing.The family had only owned Nelly for a week when she vanished (Picture: Instagram/Melissa Baylis)As seen by the Manchester Evening News, it read: ‘I believe you have lost your puppy.

Woman donates pet oxygen masks after rescuing dog from wildfires

Woman donates pet oxygen masks after rescuing dog from wildfires

They took her to an animal shelter in Anaheim, California, where she was placed on a “fire hold” to wait to be reunited with her family.

Woman shares how she built adorable mini replica of her bed for dog

Woman shares how she built adorable mini replica of her bed for dog

The golden retriever loves her special bed (Picture: Melissa Belanger) Rikka is now 16 months old (Picture: Melissa Belanger)‘Rikka is the smartest, sweetest, most wonderful puppy I have ever had the honour to adopt,’ Melissa, 41, who lives with her partner in Quebec, tells .

Every thought if cats love you less than dogs and if it's true?

Every thought if cats love you less than dogs and if it's true?

After a few kinds of research made on this topic, researches say that cats don't really display the same sort of attachment to their guardians as dogs do.Cats are more solitary hunters who don't need a bond as closely with social groups to survive as dogs do.

The pet project helping to get rough sleepers in the UK off the streets

The pet project helping to get rough sleepers in the UK off the streets

Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian The charity has 1,060 active patients, which includes 397 staffordshire bull terriers like Poochie, 93 cats, two rabbits and one ferret – and these pets provide crucial companionship and a sense of responsibility to people experiencing homelessness in different ways, from people sleeping on a friend’s sofa or living in temporary accommodation to those having to bed down on the streets.

The week in radio and podcasts: The Homeless Hotel; Talking Dogs; Dogs and the City – review

The week in radio and podcasts: The Homeless Hotel; Talking Dogs; Dogs and the City – review

For those who already share their lives with a canine, however expensive, Graeme Hall has a new podcast, Talking Dogs.Good is a sensitive and caring listener, the type of person who thinks dogs are better than people.

Family offer £4,000 reward after 17 dogs and puppies stolen from kennels

Family offer £4,000 reward after 17 dogs and puppies stolen from kennels

Meanwhile, Melissa and Darren are offering £2000 each for the safe return of chocolate-coloured cocker spaniel Annie, and grey and white cockapoo Betsy, to their home in Chippenham, near Newmarket.

Kasautii Zindagii Kay: When you adopt an animal you're actually giving back to Mother Nature; the feeling is gratifying: Kunal Thakur

Kasautii Zindagii Kay: When you adopt an animal you're actually giving back to Mother Nature; the feeling is gratifying: Kunal Thakur

The actor recently brought home a new family member — an adorable kitten named Caramel Thakur — feels that this bundle of joy has brought a lot of love and positivity in his life, even in the lockdown.

Winning by a nose: the dogs being trained to detect signs of Covid-19

Winning by a nose: the dogs being trained to detect signs of Covid-19

When Medical Detection Dogs was tasked with finding out whether malaria had a distinctive smell, Asher was assigned to the project.“If a dog comes up to something they like the odour of, they sniff really hard and rapidly, don’t they?” explains Guest.

Blind golden retriever looks like a guide dog, but actually needs a 'guide human

Blind golden retriever looks like a guide dog, but actually needs a 'guide human

He wears this bandana, which makes people think he HELPS the blind (Picture: Melanie Jackson / SWNS.COM)53-year-old Mel says: ‘If you can imagine a migraine and times it by a hundred – that was the pain he was in.

The head of PETA says you're walking your dog wrong

The head of PETA says you're walking your dog wrong

Ingrid says that many of us are rushing our dogs when we take them out and about, meaning they don’t enjoy walks to their full potential.

Seal and sausage dog become pals and pose for holiday photos

Seal and sausage dog become pals and pose for holiday photos

Aayla the seal and sausage dog Stanley formed an instant connection (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)If you’ve never made a temporary best friend while you’re on holiday, you’re missing out.

Dog shook so violently with fear at New Year fireworks she is now paralysed

Dog shook so violently with fear at New Year fireworks she is now paralysed

Melissa Sinclair is calling for a ban on the publuc sale of fireworks after her dog lost the feeling in her legs due to violent shakes (Picture: Melissa Sinclair)New Year’s Eve fireworks caused a dog to shake so violently with fear that she can no longer walk.

Lizzy the Labrador pushes her brother Freddy in a toy car and it’s too adorable

Lizzy the Labrador pushes her brother Freddy in a toy car and it’s too adorable

Meet Lizzy the Labrador – she’s a therapy dog and she knows some impressive tricks.Freddy climbed in and waited patiently until Lizzy jumped up on the back and pushed him forward.Do you have a dog who knows some impressive tricks?

Man travels down the Thames with dog to collect presents for homeless

Man travels down the Thames with dog to collect presents for homeless

Phil Bradshaw and his dog , Lucky, are taking part in The Christmas Cruise for StreetVet, an animal welfare charity, with the aim to collect donations for homeless people during Christmas .

Dog who can only use two limbs gets prosthetic leg so he can go snowboarding

Dog who can only use two limbs gets prosthetic leg so he can go snowboarding

Go, Gus, go (Picture: Melody Rezzonico/Caters News)‘Every time he puts his prosthetic legs on, he knows he’s going on an adventure and his face just lights up.