Daily beach trips 'helped' Golden Retriever outlive life expectancy

Daily beach trips 'helped' Golden Retriever outlive life expectancy

Bailey, who turns 15 in December, ‘definitely thinks he’s human sometimes’ (Credits: Mercury Press)Golden Retrievers live, on average, for around 10 to 12 years.Laura says that Bailey, who turns 15 in December, ‘definitely thinks he’s human sometimes’.

Caring for your senior dog with age-related issues

Caring for your senior dog with age-related issues

Senior dogs are often prone to problems like hip dysplasia, arthritis, diabetes and cancer.Swimming is also a great exercise for senior dogs as water provides support and doesn’t put much strain on your pet’s joints.

Dog helps owner care for foster kittens with cuddles and playtime

Dog helps owner care for foster kittens with cuddles and playtime

What a good girl (Picture: Jam Press)Kona, an eight-year-old dachshund mix, has helped her owner care for dozens of foster kittens.Asa was fostering her first kitten the day she brought Kona home and at first, she wasn’t sure how the dog would get on with the baby cats.

Meet the dog who can play noughts & crosses and eat like a human

Meet the dog who can play noughts & crosses and eat like a human

Jennifer Sainer and Max Sura are never short of someone to play games with – as they’ve taught their dog Hank to play noughts & crosses.Jennifer and Max added: ‘He also loves playing fetch 24/7.

Meaty meals and play stop cats killing wildlife, study finds

Meaty meals and play stop cats killing wildlife, study finds

The scientists are not sure why the killing was reduced by feeding the cats premium food in which all the proteins came from meat, but they said cats had specific dietary needs, including particular amino acids found in meat.

Valentine’s day pets: Pet parents make Valentine’s Day special for their pooches

Valentine’s day pets: Pet parents make Valentine’s Day special for their pooches

Although furry friends are pampered throughout the year by their parents- this Valentine’s Day- they are in for umpteen kisses, gifts, cute candlelight dinner and more.“My baby Ken will get a gift hamper which will have his new eating bowl, a fancy collar, a bed, chewy and soft toys.

Couple create epic snow maze for their 21 rescue dogs

Couple create epic snow maze for their 21 rescue dogs

Chris says making the maze was exhausting (Picture: @mrmoproject/Jam Press)The pups immediately began to explore their winter wonderland playground, and it was clear that they loved their new maze.

New Year's Eve fireworks: How to keep your dogs calm and happy this NYE

New Year's Eve fireworks: How to keep your dogs calm and happy this NYE

New Year's Eve fireworks: Due to their sensitive hearing, dogs can find the loud noises fireworks make very distressing (Image: GETTY).New Year's Eve fireworks: Walking dogs before fireworks start can help to reduce stress for pets (Image: GETTY).

Unwanted dogs write letters to Santa Claus with the hope of finding new homes

Unwanted dogs write letters to Santa Claus with the hope of finding new homes

Juno the border collie with his letter (Picture: Dogs Trust)Beautiful three-year-old Border Collie Juno is a sweet shy boy who’d love a family that will take him on quiet walks and give him the love and attention he deserves.

Dog collapses in fear as experts warn of more firework trauma than normal

Dog collapses in fear as experts warn of more firework trauma than normal

The RSPCA is concerned that animals will face trauma this year as more people throw make-shift displays during the pandemic (Picture: RSPCA)A dog was so traumatised by fireworks she collapsed in shock and injured herself, her owner revealed as the RSPCA warns this year’s Bonfire Night could be the worst in decades for animals.

Candace Cameron Bure announces 3rd children's book, 'Candace's Playful Puppy'

Candace Cameron Bure announces 3rd children's book, 'Candace's Playful Puppy'

“Fuller House” star Candace Cameron Bure will be releasing her third children’s book, “Candace’s Playful Puppy,” on Jan. 26 — and gave TODAY an exclusive sneak peek.

Traumatised dog overcomes anxiety with the help of his best friend

Traumatised dog overcomes anxiety with the help of his best friend

They are best friends (Picture: @arnoldandfrank/Caters News)Get the tissues ready, because this beautiful tale of dog love will leave you sobbing.Frank copies everything Arnold does (Picture: @arnoldandfrank/Caters News)Carolyn says their relationship has helped Arnold let go of his anxiety and become more independent.

How fostered, adopted pets can thrive during coronavirus outbreak

How fostered, adopted pets can thrive during coronavirus outbreak

“They’re at a period of time in their life when their little brains are just soaking up everything around them," said Queen, "so the more that they can be exposed to when they’re puppies, in a really positive way, the better they will react to those things in the future.”.

Bulldog acts as guide dog to blind puppy as they become best pals

Bulldog acts as guide dog to blind puppy as they become best pals

A bulldog and a young, blind collie have struck up an unlikely friendship after the gentle giant took it upon herself to act as the pup’s guide dog (Picture: SWNS)Ready for a sweet tale of friendship in unlikely circumstances?

Quarantined bulldog sadly watches kids play from his balcony

Quarantined bulldog sadly watches kids play from his balcony

Three-year-old dog Big Poppa was snapped looking crestfallen as he watched two children play outside from his balcony.He was cute when he was small Poppa (Picture: Rashida Ellis)Rashida has been trying to keep Big Poppa entertained but the pup prefers to play with children.

A tiger has coronavirus: Is your pet at risk?

A tiger has coronavirus: Is your pet at risk?

It's believed the Bronx tiger got sick from a human, and as of March 25, at least two dogs in Hong Kong had tested positive for the coronavirus after close human contacts also did, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Olaf the Great Dane is best mates with a herd of donkeys

Olaf the Great Dane is best mates with a herd of donkeys

Olaf the Great Dane has well and truly been accepted into this herd of donkeys (Picture: Caters News Agency)A giant dog has found friendship with a herd of donkeys.Come, let’s play fetch (Picture: Caters News Agency)The donkeys are equally infatuated with Olaf.

Petflix and chill: does your dog need a streaming service?

Petflix and chill: does your dog need a streaming service?

I know it’s the latter, but I let the songs play, charmed by the idea that he might enjoy them, while recognising that I’m allowing Spotify to capitalise on my indefatigable love for my dog.

Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show

Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show

The character list for the play includes humans and dogs, and Hollman suggests that the actors could carry “those stiff ‘invisible dog’ leads, which were used in music hall”.

Obedient little puppies sent to sleep instantly by goodnight kisses

Obedient little puppies sent to sleep instantly by goodnight kisses

Wish we had puppies to kiss (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)‘People have said the video is cool and adorable at the same time, they find it cute and funny too.