We are way past peak puppy – it’s time to end the great British dog obsession

We are way past peak puppy – it’s time to end the great British dog obsession

When people ask me if I’m a dog lover I always say, “I’m a dog owner – it’s not the same thing.” It’s not that I don’t like my dog; I just don’t wish to be mistaken for some kind of enthusiast.

Blind woman ‘refused entry to two London restaurants because of guide dog’

Blind woman ‘refused entry to two London restaurants because of guide dog’

Siobhan works for the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association charity (Pictures: MyLondon/SWNS)A blind married couple said they were turned away by two restaurants in central London because they arrived with guide dogs .YouTube vlogger and communications manager for the Guide Dogs charity Siobhan said the experience made her ‘feel like a second class citizen’.

Caring dog waited by friend’s side all night after it was hit by a car

Caring dog waited by friend’s side all night after it was hit by a car

Nurse Marina Assuncao told local media: ‘We were unable to go to the location on Sunday afternoon because we had no available vets, but on Monday morning we received news that both of them were in the same place.

Clever golden retriever learns how to climb ladder so he can visit owner on roof

Clever golden retriever learns how to climb ladder so he can visit owner on roof

Later, he checked one of his home surveillance cameras and watched as Ace climbed the ladder, while Vince’s other dog Bo looked on.Vince also shared a jokingly doctored video of Ace appearing to climb back down the ladder himself.

Experience: I lived as a wild turkey

Experience: I lived as a wild turkey

Over the next few days, this process was repeated many times; though not all the chicks survived, I soon had a new family of 16 wild turkeys.

'I lost all sense of perspective!' The broadcaster whose dogs became superstars

'I lost all sense of perspective!' The broadcaster whose dogs became superstars

Yet, despite the winning combination of canine cuteness and comic talent, Cotter says Olive and Mabel would never have found global fame without the communal experience of lockdown.

Tim Dowling: the tortoise will not only outlive me, it’ll outwit me, too

Tim Dowling: the tortoise will not only outlive me, it’ll outwit me, too

It is just after 11pm and I am in the garden in a downpour that began precisely as I stepped outside, searching for the tortoise by the light of my phone.“I suppose it would be terrible if he were to sadly pass,” my wife says.

Chris Evans' and Aly Raisman's dogs had a play date, and the video is so adorable

Chris Evans' and Aly Raisman's dogs had a play date, and the video is so adorable

Aly Raisman's puppy named Mylo just made a new pal, Chris Evan's dog, Dodger , and the two seem to be getting along swimmingly.In 2018, he shared a video of the moment he first met the rescue dog to celebrate National Pet Day.

Sobbing dog owner reunites with his lost pet Blue after 200 long days apart

Sobbing dog owner reunites with his lost pet Blue after 200 long days apart

Pat had to move to Texas for work, but a friend of his sent him a video of dog at the shelter, which just so happened to be Blue.The shelter said that Pat drove 1,200 miles from Texas to Tennesse to find his missing dog.

International Dog Day: Spareroom creates guided meditation video with dogs

International Dog Day: Spareroom creates guided meditation video with dogs

Thus, SpareRoom has created the meditation video not only to raise awareness of just how few tenants are allowed pets, but to help those who can’t have a dog of their own momentarily enjoy the soothing effects of a furry friend.

Man filmed repeatedly punching his dog in the head as he ‘lost his temper’

Man filmed repeatedly punching his dog in the head as he ‘lost his temper’

Joseph Pocklington, 29, from Darlington, was filmed punching his pet dog numerous times in the head (Picture: North News)This is the sickening moment a man repeatedly punches his dog in the face before dragging him by the neck.

Coronavirus and Pets: What You Need To Know

Coronavirus and Pets: What You Need To Know

At the moment, there is one case of Hong Kong or the pet dog who has shown a weak positive result for the virus.

Puppy and cat who became best friends say goodbye when one is adopted

Puppy and cat who became best friends say goodbye when one is adopted

Cheerio and Elvis formed a fast bond (Picture: Corrinne Minnard / SWNS.COM)Now, after ten weeks together, Elvis has finally found a forever home, and this week was taken away by his new owners.The pair said goodbye with one last cuddle (Picture: Corrinne Minnard / SWNS.COM)‘Cheerio would even be quite flirtatious at times, like any cat.

Pet fashion designers sew face masks to help medical workers

Pet fashion designers sew face masks to help medical workers

But now she’s outfitting humans — with face masks to protect one another from the coronavirus.For 17 years, Ada Nieves has designed elaborate outfits for pets to wear at home or in commercials, TV shows and movies.

You definitely shouldn’t let your dog drink wine

You definitely shouldn’t let your dog drink wine

We are, of course, talking about the incredible moment Jessica Batten lets her dog drink from her wine glass, saying ‘she loves wine’ as she does this.

Doctor saves dog from being choked to death in lift

Doctor saves dog from being choked to death in lift

Video captured the moment a doctor rescued a dog being choked to death when its lead got stuck in a lift.He said he could hear the dog whimpering as the lead choked him, and feared he had only seconds to live.

Nervous bride asks dog to join first look photos and its delightful

Nervous bride asks dog to join first look photos and its delightful

The best kind of photos (Picture: Perri Farlow/Farlow Photography)Photographer Perri told : ‘We had been shooting bridesmaid and bridal portraits for a while and Kristen needed a few minutes to calm her nerves before walking down the aisle.

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.

Tell us about the moment you realised your cat loved you

Tell us about the moment you realised your cat loved you

If you have lived with a cat we’d like to hear your stories about when you discovered they returned your affection.If so we’d like to hear your stories about the moment you realised your cat really loved you.

Homeless man reunites with lost dog in heartwarming video

Homeless man reunites with lost dog in heartwarming video

Rogers and his friends posted fliers around the city with a photo and details about Bobo as well as contact information in an effort to find his four-legged companion.