Genius Dog Challenge: Dogs to compete in live virtual intelligence test

Genius Dog Challenge: Dogs to compete in live virtual intelligence test

Dogs will test their memories to the limits in a live-streamed competition on Wednesday night to determine the smartest canine.The Genius Dog Challenge includes six of the planet’s brainiest dogs, set to go head-to-head in a virtual stream test.

Netflix's film about a burned-out man and an octopus is the antidote to 2020

Netflix's film about a burned-out man and an octopus is the antidote to 2020

“The incidence of endemic species in kelp forests is huge, but what’s happening with climate change is almost every kelp forest in the world is shifting and changing,” she said.For example, in Tasmania, kelp forests have disappeared over a number of years, and that’s because of climate change.

My dog was one of the loves of my life, and now he’s gone

My dog was one of the loves of my life, and now he’s gone

I cuddled and comforted Bolshy when he first came home (Picture: Jen Barton Packer)We met Bolshy as a tiny puppy, along with his siblings and mum, at his breeders’ house in Essex.It’s also very much what love looks like in my human relationships: with my mother, my husband and my children.

UK's top diplomatic cat announces retirement to 'enjoy some me-time'

UK's top diplomatic cat announces retirement to 'enjoy some me-time'

After four years serving as the "Chief Mouser" in the United Kingdom's Foreign Office, a black-and-white rescue cat named Palmerston is stepping "away from the limelight" and going into retirement.

Forget cat ladies: the real tribes of modern dating, from fantasists to routiners

Forget cat ladies: the real tribes of modern dating, from fantasists to routiners

Too late to date … a couple of friends have ended promising relationships with night owls because they like to sleep by 9pm.

How to become a marvellous pet parent

How to become a marvellous pet parent

Adopt a country or pariah dog as your pet.l Obedience training is essential to have a good, life-long relationship with your pup.l Control of external parasites on your pet is essential to avoid anaemia and life-threatening diseases.

Enjoy your winter hues without kitty flu blues

Enjoy your winter hues without kitty flu blues

- During the extreme cold, long-haired cats, like Persians, tend to accumulate snow balls between their foot pads causing pain and even lameness.- Maintain a calorie surplus diet like chicken, fish, egg, cat food for your pets in winter.

No loud noise, please

No loud noise, please

Dogs have a sensitive hearing; they can hear sounds four times farther away than we can.At high frequencies, dogs can hear much softer sounds.Dogs can get stressed by sounds they hear.

Cats are lucky charms!

Cats are lucky charms!

- Good luck: No one understands why, in Britain, black cats are still considered to be lucky; and if one walked in front of a bride and groom it was seen as a happy omen for the marriage.And a white cat was thought to bring good fortune and luck to their pet parents.

Things your dog hates

Things your dog hates

A lot of people dress up their pets in various costumes like – Superman, hot dog, sailor, etc.The no.1 secret to control obesity - Evidence-based article!.The no.1 secret for a healthy heart - Evidence-based article.

Study says raising a dog together makes couples ‘happier and stronger’

Study says raising a dog together makes couples ‘happier and stronger’

The survey, carried out by , found that 60% of couple owners said that bringing up a dog together made their relationship stronger.Those in relationships were not the only ones who said that dogs are important for an individual’s love life.

Your dog knows how you feel

Your dog knows how you feel

If another pet, friend or family member diverts your love and attention, s/he will stop cooperating or responding to you, and even look depressed.7 signs to know your relationship is in trouble.

Do you know these fascinating facts about dogs?

Do you know these fascinating facts about dogs?

As family is their world, it is likely that dogs dream about their pet parents and activities with them.Dogs also have streaks of grey – a result from stress-related anxiety, fear of loud noise and unfamiliar animals and humans.

8 tips to make your dog happy

8 tips to make your dog happy

And who doesn’t like a happy dog running around the house, licking your face, expressing love and most importantly bringing a smile on your face? Just like kids, dogs also love new toys. Introducing him to new people one at a time, will keep your dog calm and aboard.

Who gets to keep the dog in a divorce?

Who gets to keep the dog in a divorce?

First picture of man charged with stabbing dad to death on Surrey train ‘It can be quite harmful to a pet if their routine is upset and you shouldn’t assume you will divide the time in half.’ After coming across so many disputes between former partners and their pets, Vanessa teamed up with Blue Cross to come up with a ‘pet-nuptial’ agreement, a specially created document to plan for pets’ futures and help avoid heartache if a relationship should end.

Dogs could help you get a date and make you look more attractive, research finds

Dogs could help you get a date and make you look more attractive, research finds

They flock to Donut – “a particularly cute dog,” he says – and he often finds himself surrounded by a gaggle of young women who want to know how old she is (4), if he raised her from a puppy (yes) and if they can pet her (sure).