Dogs are eating 54,000 extra calories a year thanks to dinner table titbits

Dogs are eating 54,000 extra calories a year thanks to dinner table titbits

Try to ignore the gentle prod with a nose under the table (Picture: Getty)One in five dog owners admitted that they believe giving their dog extra treats from their own plate shows them that they love them and that they are one of the family, with chicken (77%), beef (68%), sausages (67%), ham (63%) and vegetables (57%) listed as the most commonly fed foods.

Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire

Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire

A brave and intelligent cat saved her guardian from a fire, reports Adam Aspinall of Mirror News. Tracie Horgan-Hodgkiss was asleep in her bedroom in Bridgend, South Whales when her two-year-old cat, Taffy, woke her with a bite.

Some dogs clearly don’t like being made to wait at polling stations

Some dogs clearly don’t like being made to wait at polling stations

Bad boy vs good boy (Picture: Twitter)There might be some very important local elections going on today, but let’s be honest, we only care about adorable dogs at polling stations. The hashtag #DogsAtPollingStations took off again on Twitter, following what has now become a tradition on election days.

Boy with Rare Muscle Condition Finds New Strength from Three-Legged Dog

Boy with Rare Muscle Condition Finds New Strength from Three-Legged Dog

Despite all of this, when Owen speaks about his best friend Haatchi, a rescued Anatolian Shepherd, he does so with a smile on his face and overwhelming love for the dog that made him, “confident.” Owen’s inspirational story was first told in 2013.

Pampered pets: Should I be worried about my dog’s swollen lip

Pampered pets: Should I be worried about my dog’s swollen lip

There was a massive swelling on his upper lip which the vet thinks was caused by a wasp sting.