Lessons I learnt from my dog

Lessons I learnt from my dog

2) Live in the moment: Ever noticed how peaceful your pet is while playing with you?Look at your pet; s/he never forgets to repeatedly do things they love.

Advisers advise, but do ministers decide?

Advisers advise, but do ministers decide?

• If Boris Johnson wants to deselect any Tory rebel MPs (Report , 2 September), surely progressive political parties should respond by allowing them to stand unopposed.• Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

We pensioners can’t strike but we can revolt

We pensioners can’t strike but we can revolt

Why can’t MPs just stage a mass sit-in in the Commons (Cross-party politicians call for an alternative parliament to fight no-deal Brexit, Letters , 31 August)?.I confess to not being able to resist the temptation (Letters , 29 August).

Help your dog cope with arthritis

Help your dog cope with arthritis

Some pets hide their arthritis pain, but you’ll notice they don’t want to play because it’s difficult to run and wrestle.As a responsible pet parent, you can help your pooch to deal with this painful condition with the following practices:.

Simple techniques to de-stress your pooch

Simple techniques to de-stress your pooch

calm and gentle, keep arms down, body slightly sideways and head turned to side – your dog is more likely to approach you without fear or feeling threatened.Use the harness and teach your dog not to pull before using a lead on the dog’s collar.

The rights and wrongs of training your baby like a dog

The rights and wrongs of training your baby like a dog

I was surprised at Chitra Ramaswamy’s strongly worded condemnation of C4’s Train Your Baby Like a Dog (G2, 21 August).I think the programme was stimulating and interesting and showed positive results without talking to the baby like a dog.

How to choose a pawfect name

How to choose a pawfect name

I am a regular reader of your Pets and Us section and wanted to send a story about my puppy named Johnny, a Pomeranian Spitz.

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Puppy Drags Her New Blanket Outside To Share It With a Cold Homeless Dog

Puppy Drags Her New Blanket Outside To Share It With a Cold Homeless Dog

Lana was lying near their fence with her new blanket, which she had dragged outside to share with another dog out on the street. Suelen says that she has seen that dog before near their house the day before.

The mother of all annoyances

The mother of all annoyances

How many more times will the Guardian tell us that Ursula von der Leyen is the mother of seven (Report , 19 July)? • Join the debate – email [email protected] • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

#DogsofInsta: Pet profiles with engaging posts are all the rage

#DogsofInsta: Pet profiles with engaging posts are all the rage

He wanted to share pictures of his pet with all his friends and after the account was created, I joined in posting photos and videos of these two babies.”.

Pets at Home buys stake in dog-walking service Tailster

Pets at Home buys stake in dog-walking service Tailster

Sangha, the Tailster chief executive, said said the company was aiming to consolidate a fragmented market: “Not only do the team at Pets at Home share our vision about how we can bring our services to UK pet owners and drive the growth of our business, but they also share many of our values of putting pets first, and the customer at the heart of what we do.”.

Foxed by Basil Brush and his lost decades

Foxed by Basil Brush and his lost decades

She deserves her position on ability and not as yet another “race, gender, class” nominee – which is as it should be (Ofcom chief named as new chairman of John Lewis , 7 June). • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit • Do you have a photo you’d like to share with Guardian readers?

Theatre by the Lake has got a decent rep

Theatre by the Lake has got a decent rep

I strongly endorse Robin Hargreaves’s letter (A dignified end for beloved pets , 3 June). • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Xylitol is not such a sweet treat for dogs

Xylitol is not such a sweet treat for dogs

• I was cheered in hard times to hear on Radio 5 Live that Michael Gove had stated that “he was ready to leave the country”. • Join the debate – email [email protected] • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Romans in Britain and Welsh rabbits

Romans in Britain and Welsh rabbits

Dewi Evans says the Welsh word for rabbit is very similar to its Romance counterparts; Brian Ayers says rabbit bones found in East Anglia are also proof of Roman connections.

Assange has been collared. His cat knows the feeling

Assange has been collared. His cat knows the feeling

• It is not easy to feel sympathy for a man who dresses his cat in a collar and tie (Assange faces five years in US jail as standoff ends , 12 April). Let’s have at least one happy, uplifting story on the front page every day. • Join the debate – email [email protected]

Lots of wholegrains for a real dog’s dinner

Lots of wholegrains for a real dog’s dinner

I’ve been seeing spectacular health improvements in pets fed on wholegrains, both home-cooked and commercially, for more than 40 years so I do know a bit about the subject.

Parrot found abandoned in Brazil gets radical new titaniam beak implant

Parrot found abandoned in Brazil gets radical new titaniam beak implant

As well as using the new beak to eat, she was using it to climb the cage in the touching footage posted by the center, which said she is recovering well from the operation.

People are sharing videos of their dogs enjoying Puppucinos and it’s adorable

People are sharing videos of their dogs enjoying Puppucinos and it’s adorable

One barista shared this video of her feeding Max his Puppuccino at a drive thru – and everyone else couldn’t wait to share their own pups. Favorite part of my job is feeding max his treat everyday.