Would you like your kids to be more Fido-friendly?

Would you like your kids to be more Fido-friendly?

Early exposure to dogs can result in children growing up with fond memories of animals and these impressions tend to last.When you’re introducing your child to a dog, don’t force any interactions.

Shelter does bad pet portraits to raise money and is inundated with requests

Shelter does bad pet portraits to raise money and is inundated with requests

One of the submissions they were given… (Picture: Wisconsin Humane Society)Bake sales and fetes are great ways for charities to earn money, but they don’t have a patch on these silly pet portraits.

Signs your dog is jealous of your partner

Signs your dog is jealous of your partner

‘Whether it’s biting chunks out of the sofa, clawing at the carpets or simply jumping on surfaces they know they’re not allowed on, wilfully disobedient or destructive behaviour in dogs demonstrates that they’re feeling neglected.

Why the internet loves this photo of mice fighting each other

Why the internet loves this photo of mice fighting each other

A photo of two mice squaring up for a brawl over a crumb in a London subway has earned photographer Sam Rowley the 55th Wildlife Photographer of the Year LUMIX People's Choice Award in a competition held by London's Natural History Museum.

Win a $500 Sephora gift card this Valentine's Day

Win a $500 Sephora gift card this Valentine's Day

The Shop TODAY team and Sephora are excited to give 10 lucky Stuff We Love Newsletter fans a $500 Sephora gift card.By entering our sweepstakes, you'll also have the option to subscribe to TODAY's Stuff We Love newsletter that will deliver the best deals, beauty buys, style picks and more to your inbox every day.

New York Pet Fashion Show: Dogs wow in futuristic space fashion

New York Pet Fashion Show: Dogs wow in futuristic space fashion

(Picture: Johannes EISELE/AFP) He knows he looks good (Picture: Johannes EISELE/AFP) Mama alien with her fur babies (Picture: Johannes EISELE/AFP) When two divas meet on the red carpet (Picture: REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs) Finishing touches for this babe (Picture: Reuters/Caitlin Ochs) The humans did pretty well at the futuristic fashion too (Picture: Reuters/Caitlin Ochs) We can’t handle this cuteness (Picture: Reuters/Caitlin Ochs) Does the outfit include batteries?

Tell us about your cat disputes with your neighbours

Tell us about your cat disputes with your neighbours

After one disagreement over a cat resulted in a £20,000 court case, we would like to hear about your experiences.But having a cat can make life difficult – especially when it comes to relationships with our neighbours.

5 must-learn commands

5 must-learn commands

The easiest way to teach that is by offering a treat or praise (read good boy/girl), each time s/he looks at you, regardless of whether you call out your pet’s name or not.Train your dog at home first: It’s essential to find out whether your pet is comfortable in her environment.

Australian government airdrops more than 4K pounds of food to hungry animals

Australian government airdrops more than 4K pounds of food to hungry animals

A wallaby eats after NSW's National Parks and Wildlife Service staff air-dropped carrots and sweet potatoes in bushfire-stricken areas.NSW's National Parks and Wildlife Service staff fly with carrots and sweet potatoes before air-dropping them for animals in bushfire-stricken areas.

Pet owners warned after Mrs Hinch favourite Zoflora disinfectant poisons dog

Pet owners warned after Mrs Hinch favourite Zoflora disinfectant poisons dog

It smells amazing, but it’s worth being careful (Picture: Zoflora)Zoflora is the all-purpose disinfectant that you’ll find every cleaning influencer talking about – including Mrs Hinch.As it turned out, Donna’s friend who she’d visited recently had just washed her floor with Zoflora, which can be poisonous to some dogs.

Labrador picks up thousands of pieces of rubbish to clean beach

Labrador picks up thousands of pieces of rubbish to clean beach

Fliss hopes that when people spot Molly hard at work, they’ll think twice about littering (Picture: Fliss Cater / SWNS).Good girl, Molly (Picture: Fliss Cater / SWNS)‘We want to get people involved or at least make them think twice before disposing of their litter so carelessly.

Murphy the Golden Retriever hobbles down road in final walk to vets

Murphy the Golden Retriever hobbles down road in final walk to vets

Murphy’s owner Dale Thompson films his beloved pet’s final walk to the vets (Picture: Dale Thompson) Murphy had been battling cancer for months (Picture: Dale Thompson)He wrote: ‘He left this world the same way he came into it: With style, grace and happy.

Deaf and blind dog learns incredible tricks with touch commands

Deaf and blind dog learns incredible tricks with touch commands

Calamity the dog can perform incredible tricks – but her owner Amanda Fuller had to teach them all through touch because her pet can’t hear or see.Amanda said: ‘Calamity has been learning tricks since birth and we work on new ones all the time.

Spaniel muzzled for chewing everything in sight eats his own mouth guard

Spaniel muzzled for chewing everything in sight eats his own mouth guard

Spaniel Dexter is so obsessed with chewing things he shouldn’t – including fishnet tights, chocolate and duct tape – that his owners got him a mouth guard, but he ate that too.

Mane attraction: cats beat dogs at the box office – but is the data fishy?

Mane attraction: cats beat dogs at the box office – but is the data fishy?

The survey also listed the genres people enjoy when it comes to films about cats or dogs.And what an inspiring message to aspiring film-makers: if you want to be popular, you should make a cartoon about a brown cat.

CCTV captures dramatic moment man saves dog after leash caught in elevator

CCTV captures dramatic moment man saves dog after leash caught in elevator

The video showed Johnny Mathis exiting the elevator at his apartment complex in Houston , Texas as his neighbour entered, but the dog, which was on a long leash, failed to follow before the doors closed.

Cats are lucky charms!

Cats are lucky charms!

- Good luck: No one understands why, in Britain, black cats are still considered to be lucky; and if one walked in front of a bride and groom it was seen as a happy omen for the marriage.And a white cat was thought to bring good fortune and luck to their pet parents.

Man travels down the Thames with dog to collect presents for homeless

Man travels down the Thames with dog to collect presents for homeless

Phil Bradshaw and his dog , Lucky, are taking part in The Christmas Cruise for StreetVet, an animal welfare charity, with the aim to collect donations for homeless people during Christmas .

Meet Pepper the pupper!

Meet Pepper the pupper!

Before we go on, let's introduce you to Pepper; the only non-human and hence, the coolest team member at Almabase.First, thanks to Pepper, we discovered Almabase had three types of team members:.

'Everything is different': Lorde to delay album release after death of pet dog

'Everything is different': Lorde to delay album release after death of pet dog

The New Zealand singer-songwriter had been working on her highly anticipated follow-up to 2017’s hit Melodrama when her beloved dog, Pearl, died suddenly.Pearl, who was adopted by Lorde last year, had suffered various illnesses throughout his life, and the singer had been working with vets to pinpoint the issue.