9 hours of sleep are key to dogs' happiness & health: Let them nap the day away

9 hours of sleep are key to dogs' happiness & health: Let them nap the day away

9 hours of sleep are key to dogs' happiness & health: Let them nap the day away.Sleep plays 'significant role' in dogs' wellbeing, study reveals (Image: Getty) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.

Dog theft specialist officer appointed as cases surge

Dog theft specialist officer appointed as cases surge

Nottinghamshire Police said there is ‘growing alarm over the threat of dog theft’ as they revealed the new role following warnings from charities.

Law firm advertises job for £30,000-a-year dog walker

Law firm advertises job for £30,000-a-year dog walker

Law firm Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP, which is based in London , has placed an advert for a personal assistant/dog-walker role which is a ‘predominantly non-desk based’ position.The job description reads: ‘An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Private Assistant Dog Walker role to support one of our senior leadership team.

Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds

Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds

The team, at Harbin Veterinary Research Institute in China, found that cats are highly susceptible to Covid-19 and appear to be able to transmit the virus through respiratory droplets to other cats.Experts said the findings were credible, but that they did not indicate cats were an important vector in spreading the disease between humans.

Eight dogs pose for a nativity scene to capture ‘the real essence of Christmas’

Eight dogs pose for a nativity scene to capture ‘the real essence of Christmas’

The dogs posed in budget-friendly outfits in Lois’ living room, which the pair transformed into a stable with a borrowed bale of straw (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Lois and Claire think the photo will remind people of ‘the real essence of Christmas’ – Jesus’s birth.

Abandoned and Abused, a Puppy is Saved by a Heroic Pit Bull

Abandoned and Abused, a Puppy is Saved by a Heroic Pit Bull

A heroic pit bull-type dog recently rescued an abused and abandoned puppy in Gresham, Oregon, reported Life With Dogs. KATU news interviewed the man whose pit bull-type dog, Goofy, found the cold and lonely pup.

Dog WARNING: Deadly lungworm spreading through UK

Dog WARNING: Deadly lungworm spreading through UK

It took several months for Coco to get back to full active health (Image: Vets4Pets)“Coco’s case just goes to show how easy it can be for dogs to contract the lungworm parasite and how important preventative treatments are,” Stephen continues.

Newborn kittens saved by the incredible animal lover who took on the role of mother cat

Newborn kittens saved by the incredible animal lover who took on the role of mother cat

Kittens were only two days old when thrown in rubbish bin (Image: RSPCA)Serena Grimes devoted months of her life to hand-rear the four kittens so they could grow up as loving pets.

Weird video shows female cat suckling on dog’s teats

Weird video shows female cat suckling on dog’s teats

Florist Sarah, from Kings Lynn, Norfolk, says the form of bonding suppresses Mini’s suckle cravings and allows Lola to adopt the mother role she desires. Cats and dogs are usually thought of as natural enemies but from day one, Lola and Mini have always lived happily together.

Duke the very good dog was the perfect ring bearer at his owners’ wedding

Duke the very good dog was the perfect ring bearer at his owners’ wedding

(Picture: Robbie Khan/Caters News)Lily said that Duke has always been a big part of her and Zac’s relationship and decided no-one else should have the task of bringing them their rings to the altar.