The cutest dog Halloween costumes this year

The cutest dog Halloween costumes this year

Because if terrible Twitter names and scooping out pumpkin guts haven’t got you in the spirit, this is the only thing that can – dogs in Halloween costumes.

A kind stranger has donated a £400 wheelchair to a dog with six legs

A kind stranger has donated a £400 wheelchair to a dog with six legs

Lauren said the kind lady wanted to do ‘something good’ in its memory so bought Roo a wheelchair to improve her mobility, because she gets tangled up with her extra front legs.

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

The Observer Magazine of 9 March 1975 featured PG Wodehouse writing about his dogs (‘Pekes, hounds and mutts I have known’). But when Sammy died, confesses Wodehouse, ‘I made what I think was a mistake by appointing as his successor an Aberdeen terrier who was supposed (though he seldom did) to answer to the name of Angus.

New Study Supports a Special Bond between Dogs and Mothers

New Study Supports a Special Bond between Dogs and Mothers

Feltman reports that the study showed “a common network of brain regions involved in emotion, reward, affiliation, visual processing and social cognition” when mothers viewed images of their own children and dogs. "Patterns of Brain Activation When Mothers View Their Own Child and Dog: An FMRI Study."

41-pound cat on a mission to find a new home (and get in better shape)

41-pound cat on a mission to find a new home (and get in better shape)

That's when they met Iuzzolino, who has experience fostering cats until they find forever homes.“When Barsik was in the shelter, they couldn’t put him in one of the kennels because he was too big.

Dog disease WARNING: Dog dies from parasitic bug spreading across UK which infects humans

Dog disease WARNING: Dog dies from parasitic bug spreading across UK which infects humans

The most common form is cutaneous leishmaniasis, which presents in skin lesions and ulcers, and crops up in the Americas, Mediterranean basin, Middle East and Central Asia.leishmaniasis human symptoms include lesions and ulcers (Image: GETTY)According to PetMD, there are different categories of symptoms which dogs show when they contract the parasite.

Why it’s so important to adopt not shop when it comes to dogs

Why it’s so important to adopt not shop when it comes to dogs

‘There are many reasons dogs come into the care of our rehoming centres but often it’s because they are purchased without owners doing the proper research to make sure their pet can feasibly fit into their life.

Heinous act! Wildlife rescuers save terrified leopard from 'jaws of death' poachers’ trap

Heinous act! Wildlife rescuers save terrified leopard from 'jaws of death' poachers’ trap

Leopard in long grass after being darted (Image: Wildlife SOS) "Jaw traps are lethal hunting devices which can cause severe lacerations, joint dislocations, fractures and even death in most cases.” It took several hours to complete the rescue operation but, after being sedated, the leopard was given a thorough examination and treatment, having fortunately escaped breaking its leg.

'APPALLING!' Fury at dog-smuggling gangs as UK campaigners issue plea

'APPALLING!' Fury at dog-smuggling gangs as UK campaigners issue plea

Daisy the dachshund's puppy born days after being smuggles into UK (Image: Beth Walsh) The mother dog was seized at a border checkpoint as part of a consignment of pedigree breeds heavily pregnant with lucrative puppies.

Giant wolfdog with terminal cancer is given forever home

Giant wolfdog with terminal cancer is given forever home

We show off their adorable moments in the hope of helping people identify with them at least and maybe change their fear response into a healthy respect through education.’ (Picture: Brittany Allen) (Picture: Shy Wolf Sanctuary/Brittany Allen) Brittany also explained that wolfdogs can be hard to handle – given you never know which side (wolf or dog) will be most dominant.

Incredible moment paralysed leopard cub WALKS again - WATCH

Incredible moment paralysed leopard cub WALKS again - WATCH

There was little hope for the seven month old cub when she was brought in for treatment at the Wildlife SOS Leopard Rescue Centre after being hit by a speeding vehicle trying to cross a busy road to catch up with her mother.

Duke, the former dog mayor of a Minnesota village, dies months after retiring

Duke, the former dog mayor of a Minnesota village, dies months after retiring

After his retirement, Karen said he would spend the rest of his days lying on the lawn and eating his favorite foods: cheeseburgers, jerky treats, and a little bit of sweet stuff. The post said: ‘Our beloved mayor Duke went to doggie heaven today.

New Technology Will Let You Play with your Dog or Cat Anywhere!

New Technology Will Let You Play with your Dog or Cat Anywhere!

Petcube Inc., formed by three friends from the Ukraine, is poised to release a very exciting new product aimed specifically at pet parents and their pets. Petcube will help dog and cat lovers play with their pets even when they can’t be in the same room.

They look cute, but should we rescue Romania’s street dogs?

They look cute, but should we rescue Romania’s street dogs?

There are no guarantees with behaviour, because you’re working with a living animal Haskal agrees that adopting rescue dogs from Romania has its risks.

Will you adopt this dog to save her from a kill shelter?

Will you adopt this dog to save her from a kill shelter?

Gina Mccallum, who runs Shar Pei Rescue of Scotland, said: ‘We were devastated when Noelle died so we decided to put the remaining funds raised for her towards helping the mum and her litter of puppies in Romania.

Heartwarming moment pets saved from dog meat farm arrive in UK – 'Desperate for affection'

Heartwarming moment pets saved from dog meat farm arrive in UK – 'Desperate for affection'

HSI rescuers welcome dogs from South Korea (Image: HSI UK) The dog meat farmer who handed over the nine dogs that arrived in the UK explained why he called time on the business he launched 14 years ago.

Experts warn that shouting at your dog could lead to worse behaviour

Experts warn that shouting at your dog could lead to worse behaviour

But animal experts are warning that yelling is the worst thing you can do if you’re trying to train your dog. Dr. Haywood says it’s important for dog owners to remember that their pets aren’t human, so they’re not going to respond in the same way.

Nepal's Day of the Dog celebrates very good pups in all their glory

Nepal's Day of the Dog celebrates very good pups in all their glory

A proud dog wearing tika, a sign of respect and honour (Picture: REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)Each year in Nepal, a very special tradition takes place. Trained dogs doing brilliant things, as well as strays without homes, are celebrated on this special day (Picture: EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA)

Pets across the UK are ‘lonely, overweight and stressed’, says new report

Pets across the UK are ‘lonely, overweight and stressed’, says new report

A report from the veterinary charity PDSA revealed that 24 per cent of British pet owners carried out no preparatory work ahead of bringing an animal into their home, a figure equating to 5.2 million people.

Police arrest man on suspicion of stealing pedigree cat

Police arrest man on suspicion of stealing pedigree cat

Mr Muk, a siberian forest cat, was taken from outside his north London home in July The ginger siberian forest cat, Mr Muk, had been missing since he was taken from outside his owner’s home in Islington, north London, on 30 July.