Dogs do parkour: Canine agility sport proving a hit in the UK

Dogs do parkour: Canine agility sport proving a hit in the UK

Dog Parkour sessions are just like human Parkour where they learn how to climb, jump, balance and run on challenging obstacles such as beams and tree stumps.Michelle, from Failsworth in Manchester, says: “Parkour helps owners build a bond with their dogs and makes walks more fun.

London Waterloo: Man chases dog down electrified train tracks

London Waterloo: Man chases dog down electrified train tracks

The man was seen running after the dog on the tracks at Waterloo (Picture: PA/WilliamLaven2)Trains have been brought to a standstill at one of London’s busiest stations after a man was seen chasing a dog along electrified tracks.

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Police cordoned the area after the incidents (Picture: Eddie Mitchell)The area was cordoned off by Sussex police as engineers from UK Power Networks were called to assess the situation. A spokeswoman for UK Power Networks said: ‘We were made aware of an incident which occurred at Brooklands Park on Saturday.

Google’s snooping proves big tech will not change – unless governments step in | Arwa Mahdawi

Google’s snooping proves big tech will not change – unless governments step in | Arwa Mahdawi

The news that Google is recording everything you do, even if you have signalled that you don’t want it to, is yet another indicator that the tech company, like many of its peers, doesn’t seem to care much for ethics.

How did dogs evolve to become a man's best friend?

How did dogs evolve to become a man's best friend?

Through the power of genomics, scientists at the University of Michigan compared the DNA of a dog and wolf to identify the genes involved in domestication. The researchers used statistical methods to tease out genetic changes of ancient dogs and wolves, found at burial sites from around 5,000 years ago.