Our neighbours’ yapping dogs are driving us mad. What can we do?

Our neighbours’ yapping dogs are driving us mad. What can we do?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper.It’s so bad that my wife is thinking of putting our home on the market.

4th of July fireworks: Why are dogs scared and how to keep them calm on Independence Day?

4th of July fireworks: Why are dogs scared and how to keep them calm on Independence Day?

4th of July: Dogs are likely to be scared by Independence Day fireworks (Image: GETTY) 4th of July 2019: Americans celebrate Independence Day with a pomp (Image: GETTY)The study reads: “Owners most commonly reported fearful responses to fireworks in their dogs.

Kim Joy’s orange and stem ginger cat-themed mini-cakes

Kim Joy’s orange and stem ginger cat-themed mini-cakes

Prep time: 10 min for cake, 15-20 min for candied orange, 10 min for buttercream, 5 min for icing, plus assembly/decorating time. Add the self-raising flour, milk and orange zest, and mix slowly until evenly combined.

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

“I reckon that conservatively one in five dogs are having their poo picked up in plastic bags.

Missing Cat Reunited With Family Over a Year Later

Missing Cat Reunited With Family Over a Year Later

Mia, a cat who escaped her family’s vacation cabin over a year ago by way of a faulty screen door, is now reunited with them, reports Life With Cats and KATV ABC news. Nevels spotted Mia last Thursday under a cabin not far from where the Tuckers had stayed almost one year ago.

If no one else, your pooch will surely rush to wipe your tears

If no one else, your pooch will surely rush to wipe your tears

Sanford said dogs who were able to push through the door to "rescue" their owners showed less stress, meaning they were upset by the crying, but not too upset to take action.