Knowing Your Dog's DNA Can Help You Be a Better Owner

Knowing Your Dog's DNA Can Help You Be a Better Owner

Eliminate the guessing game with the DNA My Dog Breed Identification Test .Right now, you can get the DNA My Dog Breed Identification Test for 24 percent off $79 at just $59.99.

Vet explains why you should never let a dog lick your face

Vet explains why you should never let a dog lick your face

Itch in-house vet Zoe Costigan warns dog owners to not let their dogs lick their face (Image: ALAMY) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.

Couple sell home to live 'off-grid' on bus with two kids and two dogs

Couple sell home to live 'off-grid' on bus with two kids and two dogs

Their expenses come to around £635 a month (Picture: big_bus_adventure / CATERS NEWS)The Mansfields made the change to van life two years ago, and Kym said they no longer know routine, and lead a ‘very inexpensive life’.

Dog owner reveals devastating impact of pet dementia as 85% cases go undetected

Dog owner reveals devastating impact of pet dementia as 85% cases go undetected

Dog owner reveals devastating impact of pet dementia as 85% cases go undetected.A DOG owner has outlined the heartbreaking toll dementia has had on her Staffie as vets say 85 percent of cases are not diagnosed.

Last 9/11 search dog's legacy lives on in rescue work — and in a furry kid sister

Last 9/11 search dog's legacy lives on in rescue work — and in a furry kid sister

Even though she died in 2016 , the golden retriever remains one of the most recognizable symbols of the arduous search and rescue work done by dogs and their human handlers at disaster sites all over the world.Denise Corliss is pictured with her search dog Bretagne at ground zero in New York City in September 2001.

80-year-old woman sets off on yearly 600-mile pony trek from Hexham to Inverness

80-year-old woman sets off on yearly 600-mile pony trek from Hexham to Inverness

Jane lives on a diet of porridge, oatcakes, and cheese (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith SWNS)‘I refuse to go slogging on through pouring wet rain,’ Jane said.Jane has no plans to stop her annual journey any time soon (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith SWNS)Campervans on single track roads have also become a more persistent problem.

Chubby dog transformed as 5k runs help him lose 4kg

Chubby dog transformed as 5k runs help him lose 4kg

His new owner said: ‘When I used to pick him up, he was like a big, heavy marshmallow’ (Picture: Mercury Press)A bichon frise who weighed a whopping 13.5kg looks completely different after going on a diet and getting plenty of exercise.

Send your sausage dog to get pampered at these hotel retreats

Send your sausage dog to get pampered at these hotel retreats

Sausage dog owners need not despair, because now you can send your pooch to a hotel to be pampered with nail trimming, teeth cleaning and coat conditioning, as well as playdates with other pups and walks in the countryside.

How to protect your pet from being abducted

How to protect your pet from being abducted

Cats, dogs, rabbits and even horses can be microchipped – but you should speak to a vet to make sure it’s suitable for your pet.

Blind dog once used as target practice now brings comfort to others as therapy dog

Blind dog once used as target practice now brings comfort to others as therapy dog

From left to right: Maggie, Mishka, Leia (Kasey Carlin's current foster dog) and Millie enjoy their second chance at happiness after rough starts in life.“Nobody wanted Maggie, and now she’s got half a million people that would take her in an instant if I offered her up because she’s a good dog,” she said.

PTSD left me living in a forest – a support dog saved me

PTSD left me living in a forest – a support dog saved me

It wasn’t until seven to eight months later, in October 2013, that a guy from SSAFA, a charity for veterans and people still serving in the Forces, came to see me and told me they’d help me with a cottage in Guildtown, a village in Perth.

Dog doubles in weight and can only walk for 10 minutes after lockdown

Dog doubles in weight and can only walk for 10 minutes after lockdown

Geraldine, a full-time carer for her son, Harley, 15, and also mum to Redley, 22, and Lewis, 17, said: ‘It’s awful for Paolo, he struggles to walk longer than 10 minutes.

Watch: Cute Dachshunds compete in their very own dog-themed Olympic Games

Watch: Cute Dachshunds compete in their very own dog-themed Olympic Games

Named 'The Wienerlympics' sausage dogs named Daphne, Oakley Dokily and Crusoe take part in six different events to see who can take the most gold medals.

'Ugly' one-eyed dog no one would adopt has finally found a home

'Ugly' one-eyed dog no one would adopt has finally found a home

The Australian Cattledog and American Staffordshire Terrier cross spent a lot of time in the shelter as many people passed up ‘ugly’ Mia due to her scars in favour of other pups.

Cute abandoned puppies named after Harry Potter characters find their homes

Cute abandoned puppies named after Harry Potter characters find their homes

Now, just like the Harry Potter puppies, the rest of the other rescued pooches have all found their new forever homes after spending a year within the RSPCA's care.

Tips for pet care: Keep you pets happy even when away from home

Tips for pet care: Keep you pets happy even when away from home

Place them in one corner, so just in case your pet needs to pee, it can go and do it there," says Subhash.As much as it might kill you, you need to leave your pet alone before you permanently head to work.

Digested week: #binspace is the kind of Britain I want to live in

Digested week: #binspace is the kind of Britain I want to live in

Thanks to the continued commitment of 2021 seemingly to give me simultaneous infarctions in every organ, the week opened with the news that Ian “Beefy” Botham is to become the new trade envoy for Australia and John Cleese is to host a new series looking at “wokeness” and “cancel culture”.Now look.

Dog rescuer Pen Farthing will board Kabul evacuation flight with his animals

Dog rescuer Pen Farthing will board Kabul evacuation flight with his animals

Pen Farthing refused to leave the country without his rescue dogs (Picture: Getty Images/PA)A former Royal Marine who founded an animal shelter in Kabul has made it through the airport’s security with his dogs and is awaiting an evacuation flight.

Pet owners share heartfelt messages to their dogs and cats as they return to an office

Pet owners share heartfelt messages to their dogs and cats as they return to an office

Since you’re losing your own full-time job of distracting me by being so adorable that I must cross the room to pet you every 5 minutes, why not rediscover your toy box?I spent so much money on the chewy toys you ignore, and we’re trying to save up for a backyard, remember?.

Woman shares hilarious adoption website for 'hellion' foster dog Hank

Woman shares hilarious adoption website for 'hellion' foster dog Hank

Courtesy Christine ClauderThe last pet in Clauder's family, a cat named Dorito, enjoys dogs but Hank has a hard time understanding that the cat isn't always in the mood to play.