What’s worse than discovering a mouse problem? Half a mouse problem

What’s worse than discovering a mouse problem? Half a mouse problem

In the afternoon, the oldest one throws away all the old seeds and hoovers the drawers, but the mouse returns at night.

Seven weeks in, what have I learned from my new life as a dog person?

Seven weeks in, what have I learned from my new life as a dog person?

He has been with us for half his life, which feels as good a time as any to reflect on what I know now about having a dog in your life that I didn’t seven weeks ago.

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.

Joe and Jill Biden are bringing a cat to the White House

Joe and Jill Biden are bringing a cat to the White House

"President-elect @JoeBiden and his wife @DrBiden won’t just be bringing their German shepherds, Major and Champ to the White House,” a Friday evening tweet from CBS Sunday Morning read.President-elect @JoeBiden and his wife @DrBiden won’t just be bringing their German shepherds, Major and Champ to the White House.

Naughty puppies that got into owner’s makeup bag turned totally pink

Naughty puppies that got into owner’s makeup bag turned totally pink

Investigating the scene she saw the naughty dogs – Toffee, Sparkle, and Sushi – outside the room chewing on the packaging of the colourant powder she uses to make lip tint and scrub.

Father, 7-year-old child and dog rescued after 48 hours in Mount Hood ravine

Father, 7-year-old child and dog rescued after 48 hours in Mount Hood ravine

Peter Munro, a 37-year-old Canby resident, had gone to Kinzel Lake in the Mt. Hood National Forest to set up camp on Tuesday.Peter Munro after he was rescued and his daughter, Leila Munro.

I adopted a dog on TODAY a year ago. Here's why it was the best decision

I adopted a dog on TODAY a year ago. Here's why it was the best decision

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to AnimalsA colleague at TODAY, where I work as a newswriter, sent out a staff email asking whether anyone was interested in adopting a dog for a segment about the event.

Pets are boosting our morale and productivity in lockdown, study shows

Pets are boosting our morale and productivity in lockdown, study shows

Similarly, 58% said working from home with a pet has helped boost productivity and motivation.Almost half (43%) revealed that their pet had reduced their anxiety and 60% said their furry friend helped them to get out of bed in the morning.

My partner wants to get a cat but I’m worried it will cause chaos

My partner wants to get a cat but I’m worried it will cause chaos

Please consider especially how your words or the tone of your message could be perceived by someone in this situation, and be aware that comments that appear to be disruptive or disrespectful to the individual concerned will be removed.

Family adopts neglected dog after she wandered into their home

Family adopts neglected dog after she wandered into their home

"I went downstairs, and on the first floor, in the middle of our house, there was sitting what looked to be like a cold, wet puppy," Jack said.Jack said he and Emily stayed up for the rest of the night looking up things like "What do you do when you find a dog?".

Rescue dog who lost her own litter 'adopts' orphaned puppies

Rescue dog who lost her own litter 'adopts' orphaned puppies

A "little miracle" occurred at a Minnesota animal rescue earlier this week when a dog who had lost all of her puppies adopted a litter who had lost their mother.

You can now get paid £30,000 to look after two dogs in a mansion

You can now get paid £30,000 to look after two dogs in a mansion

The job is part dog nanny, part cleaner with daily housekeeping, laundry as required, food shopping and errands also included in the job description.Cooking experience isn’t required, but could give you an edge, and the working days are Monday to Friday, with occasional weekends.

Blind man targeted by woman who claims using guide dogs is as cruel as cock-fighting

Blind man targeted by woman who claims using guide dogs is as cruel as cock-fighting

Amit says it would be obvious if service animals didn’t want to do their work (Picture: Dr Amit Patel)In November animal welfare campaigner Wendy Turner-Webster told Good Morning Britain she believes using guide dogs is ‘unethical’ as they cannot consent.

Heartbroken boy, 7, draws ‘wanted’ poster after family dog is snatched by thief

Heartbroken boy, 7, draws ‘wanted’ poster after family dog is snatched by thief

Stacey Donaldson, 32, says her son Camron, seven, is ‘devastated’ by the theft of their four-year-old Boston Terrier Ralph (Picture: MEN Media)A heartbroken little boy has made his own ‘wanted’ poster after a thief stole his sick family dog.

Hugo and Huxley the Golden Retrievers love to pose like humans

Hugo and Huxley the Golden Retrievers love to pose like humans

Hugo, five, and Huxley, eight months, snuggle together over morning coffee (Picture: Caters)Their Instagram account @hugoandursula now has 82,000 followers.Hugo reading a paper in the coffee shop (Picture: Caters)‘As my followers grew so did my ideas and I tend to upload ten to 12 photos per week to my account.

Jimmy the dog sniffed out a cancerous tumour in owner's breast

Jimmy the dog sniffed out a cancerous tumour in owner's breast

Amanda with bruising on her breast (Picture: PA Real Life)Doctors also removed 29 lymph nodes and sent them away to be biopsied, to find out if the cancer had spread any further.

Why would a woman marry her dog?

Why would a woman marry her dog?

Elizabeth Hoad and her dog, Logan, tied the knot live on This Morning earlier this week – and they’re not the first to do so. This Morning (@thismorning) The moment we officially pronounced Elizabeth and Logan as Dog and Wife!

Waterloo Dog who caused chaos for commuters is found safe and well

Waterloo Dog who caused chaos for commuters is found safe and well

⚠️ *UPDATE 26/07* The dog on the track at Waterloo has been safely rescued and is enjoying a cup of premium water after this morning's game of hide and seek!

Woman thought she'd been hacked after missing Facebook posts, but it was her dog

Woman thought she'd been hacked after missing Facebook posts, but it was her dog

Linda believed she’d been hacked (Picture: Kennedy News)A pensioner is feeling pretty embarrassed after reporting ‘hackers’ for deleting hundreds of her Facebook posts – only to find out it was actually her dog, who had sat on her phone.

Saddest dog in the world abandoned after being tied to lamppost

Saddest dog in the world abandoned after being tied to lamppost

The white boxer was found looking like the saddest dog by a local resident (Picture: Graham Dobson/MEN Media)A picture of the sad-looking dog in Scott Street has caused outrage in Hull and several people have offered to adopt him.