Special needs dog stood up by adoptive family finally gets forever home

Special needs dog stood up by adoptive family finally gets forever home

The rescue received 297 applications for Jack’s adoption from across the U.S. Nicole Briggs, 38, president of the rescue, said it took some time to find his new home because, like with all their adoptions, there is a rigorous approval process.

Meet the dog who can play noughts & crosses and eat like a human

Meet the dog who can play noughts & crosses and eat like a human

Jennifer Sainer and Max Sura are never short of someone to play games with – as they’ve taught their dog Hank to play noughts & crosses.Jennifer and Max added: ‘He also loves playing fetch 24/7.

Woman left confused after dachshund puppies blend into her 80s carpet

Woman left confused after dachshund puppies blend into her 80s carpet

Zoe Raw, from Somerset, was left utterly confused when she couldn’t see her adorable dachshund puppies.The 39-year-old soon realised that her spotted brown pups had perfectly blended into her ‘outdated’ 80s carpet.

Quiz: What dog should I get?

Quiz: What dog should I get?

These are questions people should be asking themselves, as well as concluding that the time isn’t right for a pet if an animal’s needs can’t be met.If you do think you can make a wonderful home for a dog, though, it’s good to know which breed you should go for.

Can dogs eat blueberries?

Can dogs eat blueberries?

(Picture: Getty Images)Dogs will often want a bite of whatever tasty snacks you’re eating, but it can be hard to know if foods like blueberries are safe for them.Which fruit and vegetables can dogs eat?

Dog charcuterie boards are a thing – and they look amazing

Dog charcuterie boards are a thing – and they look amazing

Pet owners have turned charcuterie boards for dogs into a thing.Many people have taken to Instagram to show off the ornate offerings of fruits, veggies, breadsticks, and of course dog treats (in the shape of meat).

Sausage dog loves to do press-ups alongside her owner

Sausage dog loves to do press-ups alongside her owner

Pernod loves it so much, they have to eventually encourage her to stop before she damages the carpet or exhausts herself – but it has provided them all with a laugh through the pandemic.

Ducky the ShihTzu wears bunches, braids, top knots and buns

Ducky the ShihTzu wears bunches, braids, top knots and buns

Ducky and bunches (Picture: Caters News Agency)‘He loves it and is so pampered that he has a bigger wardrobe than myself and my husband, Mike, 33, combined.Ducky in sunglasses (Picture: Caters News Agency)‘Ducky loves wearing clothes and accessories, he’ll even sit still with a pair of glasses on.

People are buying mini face masks for their dogs

People are buying mini face masks for their dogs

He does look quite stylish… (Picture: Pet Masks / SWNS)The World Health Organisation initially suggested that canines could not contract COVID-19, but on March 19 the Hong Kong government released a statement saying that two dogs had tested positive.

Autistic boy learns to communicate with the help of his puppy

Autistic boy learns to communicate with the help of his puppy

They love to wear matching outfits (Picture: Together_anything_is_pawsible /Caters)Hayley, who runs a falconry business in Andover, Hants., added: ‘The help Fern gives us every day can’t be underestimated.

Britain's 'worst guide dog' who kept wandering off to get food finds a new home

Britain's 'worst guide dog' who kept wandering off to get food finds a new home

Frankie Tipton with Victoria and his previous guide dog Bentley (Picture: Thames Water / SWNS)But the news that’s definitely good is that the dog has now found a loving home where she doesn’t need to stress about doing a job that wasn’t right for her.

You can buy luxury dog beds that are the exact mini version of the human ones

You can buy luxury dog beds that are the exact mini version of the human ones

The cottagecore rattan is very on-trend (Picture: Time4Sleep)Research from Sainsbury’s Bank recently revealed that almost a quarter of UK adults (24%) have welcomed a new pet into their home since March 2020, or are planning to do so before Easter 2021.

Siberian Husky’s unique markings makes her look like she’s wearing glasses

Siberian Husky’s unique markings makes her look like she’s wearing glasses

How cute (Picture: Jam Press)When Catarina Carvalho, 24, brought home her puppy Tsuki, she quickly fell in love.When Tsuki first came home (Picture: Catarina Carvalho/ Jam Press)‘She is starting to get more affectionate as she is growing up but still likes to have her space.

Sleeping with a dog in bed is actually good for you, says study

Sleeping with a dog in bed is actually good for you, says study

Think twice before kicking your pooch out the bed (Picture: Getty Images/EyeEm)If you’ve ever felt like you’ve needed to justify sharing a bed with your dog, then we have excellent news for you.

Dog groomer dyes her poodle’s fur to look like Buddy the elf

Dog groomer dyes her poodle’s fur to look like Buddy the elf

A dog groomer has given her poodle a very festive makeover, in the form of a dye job that looks like Buddy the Elf. Nicole Beckman, 28, used non-toxic dyes to decorate 10-year-old poodle, Ira, in honour of Christmas.

5 Thanksgiving foods that are not safe for your cats and dogs

5 Thanksgiving foods that are not safe for your cats and dogs

And while canned pumpkin can be a nice treat for pups, pumpkin pie filling can contain xylitol, an artificial sweetener that can be deadly to cats and dogs.

Dog given days to live shocks everyone by still being alive 18 months later

Dog given days to live shocks everyone by still being alive 18 months later

Tilly has recovered against all odds (Picture: Caters News Agency)An sweet Jack Russell dog has defied the offs, after being given less than a week to live – and still being alive and kicking over a year later.

Video shows moment puppy calls on bigger dog to protect from cat

Video shows moment puppy calls on bigger dog to protect from cat

It’s important to know when you can’t win a fight.Like we said – it’s honourable to know when you’re in a fight you just can’t win and to retreat when that’s the case… even if you started it.

Completely free hack keeps your dog calm during fireworks

Completely free hack keeps your dog calm during fireworks

Cut each end off the sock (Picture: Caitlin Miller)It’s the time of the year where you start hearing the unmistakable pop of fireworks as soon as the sun goes down.17-year-old Caitlin Miller from South Shields, shared her hack for helping calm her dog this week on Facebook.

These are the most popular puppy and kitten names in 2020

These are the most popular puppy and kitten names in 2020

Now, the most popular names for puppies and kittens in 2020 have been revealed by Pets at Home.You can search and see the most popular choices for a whole range of animals with the Pets at Home name finder.