Boy, 3, mauled to death by dogs is named as man, 48, arrested

Boy, 3, mauled to death by dogs is named as man, 48, arrested

Detectives now know Daniel was with a number of dogs in an outdoor area surrounding his home when he was viciously attacked.

Do you need a petnup? How to navigate breakups when you share a pet

Do you need a petnup? How to navigate breakups when you share a pet

Vic still has Frankie with her now (Picture: Vic Paterson)According to researchfrom Direct Let Pet Insurance, more than a quarter of the some 101,500 divorce cases in the UK last year involved the custody or care of a dog or cat, a number that is likely to rise given that 3.2million pets were bought during the pandemic.

Mum of three scalped and had both arms amputated after dog attack

Mum of three scalped and had both arms amputated after dog attack

Kyleen Waltman was in a hospital for seven weeks after three dogs bit her head, arms, legs and colon (Pictures: Amy Wynne/WYFF)A mother-of-three was viciously scalped and had both of her arms ripped off by two pit bulls and a German shepherd.

Chihuahua's pageant career in jeopardy after broken leg

Chihuahua's pageant career in jeopardy after broken leg

Twiggy may have tiny legs but she still loves walks (Picture: PA Real Life)‘Everything we bought her was huge.

Adorable Dachshund serves as flower girl at owner’s wedding

Adorable Dachshund serves as flower girl at owner’s wedding

‘The caterers and other workers at the reception were obsessed with Ruby’ (Picture: David Glover/Mercury Press)From having her silhouette on the wedding cake and her own special seat at the high table, and being allowed to roam around greeting guests, Ruby really made her presence known.

Tinder launches pop-up pub experiences to let you date with your dog

Tinder launches pop-up pub experiences to let you date with your dog

Calling all dog-lovers (Picture: PA)Tinder is launching a pop-up pub experience this weekend, called The Bark & Spark, to let you bring your dog with you to your first date.

Ben the boxer rushed into emergency surgery after swallowing 16 golf balls

Ben the boxer rushed into emergency surgery after swallowing 16 golf balls

The greedy dog had managed to swallow 16 stray golf balls (Picture: Matthew Lofthouse/SWNS) The cluster was removed from his stomach during emergency surgery (Picture: SWNS)‘I was horrified when the vets told me about the blockage in his stomach.

Hundreds of dogs could be made homeless if debt-hit rescue charity folds

Hundreds of dogs could be made homeless if debt-hit rescue charity folds

Romanian Rescue Appeal saves dogs from a potential ‘agonizing death’ in a public shelter (Picture: Mauro Orru)A charity that cares for abandoned dogs has pleaded for help to stop 800 from becoming homeless.

Warning not to approach overly friendly badger who’s out chasing dogs and people

Warning not to approach overly friendly badger who’s out chasing dogs and people

He persistently trotted up the path, unconcerned by barking dogs (Picture: Deadline News) Various dogs were approached in Cannock Chase, West Midlands (Picture: Deadline News) It even followed a human over a river, before losing interest (Picture: Deadline News)In a statement, the organisation said: ‘This is not normal behaviour for a badger, who are nocturnal and wouldn’t usually be seen in open daylight walking amongst people.

Woman won’t date a man without approval from her chihuahuas

Woman won’t date a man without approval from her chihuahuas

‘I choose not to be in a romantic relationship, it’s not the other way around’ (Picture: jahnnalee/Mercury Press)‘They also love the attention they get when they’re dressed up.

A dog's personality isn't determined by their breed

A dog's personality isn't determined by their breed

Researchers found breed explained only around 9% of the variation in how a dog behaved (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)While the team found ancestry can affect behaviour to an extent, it’s much less than many might think.

Woman throws bar mitzvah for her 13-year-old Chihuahua – and it’s adorable

Woman throws bar mitzvah for her 13-year-old Chihuahua – and it’s adorable

Mazel tov, buddy (Picture: Kennedy News)Bradley the dog got a rather special celebration for his latest birthday, with owner Ashley Sherman throwing him his very own ‘bark mitzvah’.

Health worker mauled to death by dogs while investigating attack by same pack

Health worker mauled to death by dogs while investigating attack by same pack

Brandy Lee Dowdy, 39, has been charged with manslaughter (Picture: Franklin County Sheriff’s Office)An Alabama Department of Health worker was reportedly mauled to death by a pack of dogs while following up another alleged attack by the same animals.

Dog pokes head out of rabbit hole after 56 hours in underground maze

Dog pokes head out of rabbit hole after 56 hours in underground maze

Flossie the dog was very pleased to escape from the warren (Picture: SWNS)The incredible moment a dog was reunited with her owner after more than two days buried underground was captured on video.

After Being Adopted by a Loving Family 5 Years Apart, Two Malformed Dogs Become Best Friends

After Being Adopted by a Loving Family 5 Years Apart, Two Malformed Dogs Become Best Friends

Liesl Wilhardt, 53, the founder and director of the Luvable Dog Rescue, has revealed insight into Picasso and Newt’s unbreakable connection.Liesl Wilhardt (left), the founder and director of Luvable Dog Rescue, gave a glimpse inside Picasso and Newt’s unshakable connection.

Cocker spaniel becomes ‘first in world’ to master hopscotch

Cocker spaniel becomes ‘first in world’ to master hopscotch

Footage of the spaniel playing hopscotch has been met with joy (Pictures: Kennedy News and Media) Hobby-loving Leo can also play tennis and paint with a brush (Picture: Kennedy News/@trickspaniel)‘I didn’t think it was possible but yet again, he’s amazed me.

Flat-faced dogs could have three times shorter lives than other breeds

Flat-faced dogs could have three times shorter lives than other breeds

Bill Lambert, Health, of The Kennel Club, said: ‘This new tool, funded in part by The Kennel Club Charitable Trust VetCompass grant, helps us understand and determine more accurately a dog’s life expectancy given different factors throughout their lives, instead of just based on historic breed estimates.

Cockapoo puppy born without a bum finds home after life-saving surgery

Cockapoo puppy born without a bum finds home after life-saving surgery

Veterinary surgeon Rhiannon Mansell and Barbara Beauchamp with Malla (Picture: Mercury Press & Media Ltd.)‘She was very bloated and struggling to go to the toilet and was really uncomfortable, but otherwise a really bright and cute little thing.

Blind man hit on head with baseball bat and robbed of £6,500 puppy

Blind man hit on head with baseball bat and robbed of £6,500 puppy

Precious the American Bully was just 14-weeks-old when she was stolen (Picture: SWNS) She was stolen after the group of men brandished a knife and baseball bat (Picture: SWNS)He said: ‘They knew I was blind.

Woman spent four days searching through her puppy’s poo after it ate her ring

Woman spent four days searching through her puppy’s poo after it ate her ring

Stevie gobbled up the box of tissues (Picture: SWNS) The ring needed a good soak afterwards (Picture: SWNS)‘The problem now was retrieving it from Stevie’s tummy.Get your need-to-know latest news, feel-good stories, analysis and more.