Dogged battle under way for custody of Instagram-famous cavoodle Oscar

Dogged battle under way for custody of Instagram-famous cavoodle Oscar

“In other words, both parties want the dog,” the NSW district court judge Judith Gibson said of the case, which was first reported by the Sydney Morning Herald.

Dog tired: will the new podcast for pooches soothe my surly whippet?

Dog tired: will the new podcast for pooches soothe my surly whippet?

“A lot of dogs are not getting enough rest,” says Alex Benjamin, a psychologist at the University of York who advised the producers.

Mane attraction: cats beat dogs at the box office – but is the data fishy?

Mane attraction: cats beat dogs at the box office – but is the data fishy?

The survey also listed the genres people enjoy when it comes to films about cats or dogs.And what an inspiring message to aspiring film-makers: if you want to be popular, you should make a cartoon about a brown cat.

You can now get paid £30,000 to look after two dogs in a mansion

You can now get paid £30,000 to look after two dogs in a mansion

The job is part dog nanny, part cleaner with daily housekeeping, laundry as required, food shopping and errands also included in the job description.Cooking experience isn’t required, but could give you an edge, and the working days are Monday to Friday, with occasional weekends.

Sod the germs and the hairs, sleeping in the same bed as your pets is wonderful and heart-warming

Sod the germs and the hairs, sleeping in the same bed as your pets is wonderful and heart-warming

A recent poll of 2000 pet owners showed that two thirds of them share a bed with their cat or dog.I love my dog so much; I’d do anything to be stroking her silky ears right now on my Mumbai sickbed (I’m milking this, it really is just a cold).

Girl, 5, has face ‘ripped off’ by stranger’s dog on furniture shopping trip

Girl, 5, has face ‘ripped off’ by stranger’s dog on furniture shopping trip

Her mum said that it looked like the dog had ‘ripped her face off’ (Picture: Charmaine Beresford/SWNS) Milo the dog attacked Molly when she went with her mum to buy some secondhand bunk beds (Picture: Charmaine Beresford/SWNS)Last month the dog’s owner, Juliet Marsh, was found guilty of being the owner of a dog dangerously out of control at Cheltenham Magistrates Court.

Catnip: the 'why' behind cats' favourite high

Catnip: the 'why' behind cats' favourite high

But Lichman's group found that in catnip, terpenes are formed in a two-step process involving three newly identified enzymes.

'Walking skeleton’ dog tied to post was just HOURS from death

'Walking skeleton’ dog tied to post was just HOURS from death

Tragic 'walking skeleton' dog had hours to live (Image: RSPCA)Oscar the American bulldog weighed 48lb – half the weight of a healthy dog his size – and “showed every bone in his body”.

Four-legged therapists

Four-legged therapists

Question: Last year, I saw a lot of my friends buy a proper bed for their dogs to brave the winter chill. If your dog doesn’t like to sleep on the mattress, make him wear a half-sleeve sweater or coat.

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb meet endangered wolves, snakes and more!

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb meet endangered wolves, snakes and more!

Animal Ambassador Julie Scardina joins the fourth hour with animals from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Endangered Wolf Center. Currently there are only 100 Mexican wolves remaining in the wild, and Scardina shares how the wolf center is working to grow those numbers.

Mum shares children’s hilarious secret plan to convince her to buy them a puppy

Mum shares children’s hilarious secret plan to convince her to buy them a puppy

A mother has shared her children’s secret plan to persuade her to buy them a puppy, and it’s hilarious. Together with his little sister Scarlett, six, eight-year-old William wrote down a list of things he could do to convince his mum to buy a puppy.