Dogs do parkour: Canine agility sport proving a hit in the UK

Dogs do parkour: Canine agility sport proving a hit in the UK

Dog Parkour sessions are just like human Parkour where they learn how to climb, jump, balance and run on challenging obstacles such as beams and tree stumps.Michelle, from Failsworth in Manchester, says: “Parkour helps owners build a bond with their dogs and makes walks more fun.

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!The French Federation of Cardiology launched a campaign in May .Adopt a dog to take care of your heart every day!

Jimmy the dog sniffed out a cancerous tumour in owner's breast

Jimmy the dog sniffed out a cancerous tumour in owner's breast

Amanda with bruising on her breast (Picture: PA Real Life)Doctors also removed 29 lymph nodes and sent them away to be biopsied, to find out if the cancer had spread any further.

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.

6 Dogs Perish in Canada after Being Left in a Hot Car

6 Dogs Perish in Canada after Being Left in a Hot Car

A search that had been underway for six missing dogs in Langley, British Columbia came to an end recently, after a dog walker admitted that the missing dogs had actually passed away in her hot car on May 13th.

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

AFP - Getty ImagesThe Esala Perahera festival (also known as the Festival of the Tooth) is an annual Buddhist festival celebrated with elegant costumes, performers and decorated elephants in Kandy, located in central Sri Lanka.

Tips to take care of your furry friend this monsoon

Tips to take care of your furry friend this monsoon

While there is no harm in enjoying the rains with your pooch occasionally, the pet parents must keep in mind dogs also need special care during this period, just like humans. Try to avoid water-logged areas when you take out your pooch for a walk.

8 tips to make your dog happy

8 tips to make your dog happy

And who doesn’t like a happy dog running around the house, licking your face, expressing love and most importantly bringing a smile on your face? Just like kids, dogs also love new toys. Introducing him to new people one at a time, will keep your dog calm and aboard.

Dog walker embarrassed after Golden Retriever won’t let go of dildo he found

Dog walker embarrassed after Golden Retriever won’t let go of dildo he found

Lucas tore the vibrator to pieces once he got home (Picture: Caters News)Julie said: ‘I decided to find the vibrator and see if i could get a photo with Lucas holding it in his mouth so I could show it to people – so I did just that.

Bride includes rescue dogs in her wedding to raise awareness about adoption

Bride includes rescue dogs in her wedding to raise awareness about adoption

The Honey & Bee PhotographyBurky reached out to Haven of the Ozarks Animal Sanctuary in Washburn, Missouri, to see if they would be willing to share some of their adoptable dogs for her wedding on May 11.Sherah Farris, director of the no-kill shelter, had previously shared dogs for another adoption event at a wedding and said she was more than happy to help Burky spotlight dogs seeking a forever home.

Violent cat appears out of nowhere to defeat man and his staffy

Violent cat appears out of nowhere to defeat man and his staffy

In the clip, posted to Facebook by Simon Hart, 24, the dog walker appears to clock the cat hiding behind a dark car and starts pulling his staffy away. Simon said that everyone involved in the incident is ‘fine’ and that he believes the cat lived a few doors down.

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Chase – Britain’s ugliest dog – has died at the grand old age of 16 (Picture: WNS) Chase won prizes for having no hair, no teeth, a cataract and a crab like-walk (Picture: WNS)‘He had so much personality and I took him everywhere with me,’ Storm said.

Melodramatic dog fakes own death in walk protest

Melodramatic dog fakes own death in walk protest

Begbie at home, again alive (Picture: Kennedy News and Media) ‘I told them he was fine and just having a tantrum and sulking so he wouldn’t move because he was playing dead.’ Begbie staged a minute-long protest before conceding defeat and starting plodding along the road in Muthill, Perth and Kinross.

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

The pup was welcomed like a hero at Crufts (Picture: Gilbert’s Journey Facebook) ‘He’s always going to need the wheelchair for walking around outside, he’s never going to do that on his own but we’re confident he’ll be able to walk round the house and live a normal life within home.’ Although Gilbert enjoys whizzing around in his chair, Kevin said he loves seeing his pup’s tail wagging with pride when he walks without assistance.

Dog walking injuries are on the rise, especially among women, new study finds

Dog walking injuries are on the rise, especially among women, new study finds

“But it’s not unusual to see someone with a hip fracture from falling during a dog walk which unfortunately can be a life-altering injury.” People most at risk are women over the age of 65, according a University of Pennsylvania Medicine study published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery.

There's a Valentine's dog walk for humans and hounds this weekend

There's a Valentine's dog walk for humans and hounds this weekend

The most loved-up couple (human and hound that is) will also win a prize – so it’s worth investing in matching Valentine’s outfits to set yourself apart from the crowd.

Warning after dog’s paws were burned off when he walked on icy grass

Warning after dog’s paws were burned off when he walked on icy grass

Britain's youngest female paedophile, 17, was groomed from the age of 13 Chase was then rushed to the vet where his feet were cleaned, dressed and he was administered with pain relief before receiving laser treatment to help with the healing – resulting in him being left unable to walk for the next two weeks.

Dog born with half a spine won’t let his disability hold him back

Dog born with half a spine won’t let his disability hold him back

Cooper was born with short spine syndrome, meaning his vertebrae are fused together and compressed (Picture: Elly Keegan / SWNS) If you were to spot Cooper out for a walk, you’d probably notice he looks a little different.

These dogs are enjoying the snow more than anyone

These dogs are enjoying the snow more than anyone

While snow has settled in some parts of the UK already, it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere anytime soon as the UK is facing ‘very significant snowfall’ this week.

Dog and hare freeze to death while WALKING as temperatures drop to -56C

Dog and hare freeze to death while WALKING as temperatures drop to -56C

Dog and hare freeze to death while WALKING as temperatures drop to -56C PICTURES of a dog and hare that froze to death in exceptionally cold weather in Kazakhstan have caused a storm from animal rights activists.