Westminster dog show ditches Madison Square Garden for 1st time in a century

Westminster dog show ditches Madison Square Garden for 1st time in a century

Breed and group judging will be held both days, and best in show will be chosen June 13 and televised by Fox. The 67-acre Lyndhurst site has hosted dog shows over the years.“The Lyndhurst estate is absolutely gorgeous and even with the show moving outside, I think it keeps with the prestige of being Westminster, if not even adds to it,” said Clint Livingston, who has handled dogs at Westminster every year since 1983.

Blind teen swimmer and guide dog make 'perfect pair' in Paralympics quest

Blind teen swimmer and guide dog make 'perfect pair' in Paralympics quest

But when she was 14 years old — around the time a little Labrador retriever named Radar became the first “Puppy with a Purpose” for the Isles — Pagonis rapidly lost her vision over the course of two months.

Not such a mystery for dog owners?

Not such a mystery for dog owners?

| For the love of Brahms | Hand-washing tunes | Living in the United Queendom.• I’m now washing my hands to the tune of Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) (Letters , 20 July).

Jock the Staffy so excited to go outside he gets stuck in the cat flap

Jock the Staffy so excited to go outside he gets stuck in the cat flap

A tweet from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: ‘We have just been out to assist Jock the Staffy who had managed to get his head stuck in a cat flap.

Dog found hanged with fractured skull makes ‘miracle’ recovery in loving home

Dog found hanged with fractured skull makes ‘miracle’ recovery in loving home

He’s now happy and loving life with owners Lara and Chris (Picture: Emilyapfel photography/Mercury Press & Media)‘I found him in the kitchen in his bed and when he tried to stand up he just fell to the floor.

Pet fashion designers sew face masks to help medical workers

Pet fashion designers sew face masks to help medical workers

But now she’s outfitting humans — with face masks to protect one another from the coronavirus.For 17 years, Ada Nieves has designed elaborate outfits for pets to wear at home or in commercials, TV shows and movies.

Soda the boxer dog delivers wine to help customers maintain social distancing

Soda the boxer dog delivers wine to help customers maintain social distancing

Now he’s bringing wine to customers to allow them to stick to social distancing rules and stop the spread of coronavirus .After making his deliveries, Soda is rewarded with some loving petting and his favorite treats.

My partner wants a dog but I worry as we go away a lot

My partner wants a dog but I worry as we go away a lot

I fear the cost of care while on holiday could be enormous.How do others solve this problem?How do others solve this problem?Do you have a problem readers could solve?

Mince pies for pets take the biscuit

Mince pies for pets take the biscuit

I read your editorial with a wry smile (Towns and cities across Britain need theatres just as much as the West End , 7 December).• Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

How to train your dog to cope with fireworks

How to train your dog to cope with fireworks

Dog trainer Jay Gray has shared some pearls of wisdom ahead of Bonfire Night (Picture: Jay Gray/iStockphoto)Bonfire Night can be an absolutely hellish occasion for pets across the country who are petrified of loud bangs from fireworks.

William Wegman: ‘Weimaraners are serious and try hard. They’re spooky and shadowy’

William Wegman: ‘Weimaraners are serious and try hard. They’re spooky and shadowy’

Photograph: William Wegman/Courtesy Sperone Westwater, New York Three major shows this year serve as a testament to Wegman’s restless and endlessly inventive career: the wide-ranging career survey Outside In at the Shelbourne Museum in Vermont; Being Human at Masi Lugano in Switzerland, which is on until 6 January 2020; and a stall at the Frieze Masters in London, which focuses on his early conceptual pieces, and closes today.

Violinist's music calms dogs recovering from abuse at ASPCA

Violinist's music calms dogs recovering from abuse at ASPCA

ASPCAKris Lindsay, senior director at the ASPCA, said Agee’s music has been a wonderful addition to the storytelling program.“It’s really incredible to watch the impact his music has on the dogs and how quickly they respond,” she told TODAY.Energetic dogs soon settle down while listening to Agee play the violin.

Remembering the incredible story of hero dogs on 9/11

Remembering the incredible story of hero dogs on 9/11

A number of the rescue dogs went on to be deployed in other disaster zonesWhile many remember the heroic efforts of rescue workers who rushed to save lives as the World Trade Centre collapsed on September 11, 2001, the stories of hundreds of dogs who helped people are not as well known.

Our neighbours’ yapping dogs are driving us mad. What can we do?

Our neighbours’ yapping dogs are driving us mad. What can we do?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper.It’s so bad that my wife is thinking of putting our home on the market.

'Mustache puppy' Salvador Dolly looks exactly like a certain artist

'Mustache puppy' Salvador Dolly looks exactly like a certain artist

The mustachioed puppy went viral after Hearts & Bones Rescue, which is jointly based in Salvador Dolly’s city of birth, Dallas, and New York City, posted a picture of her on Facebook on July 26 after rescuing her and her family via Dallas Animal Services.

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner pay tribute to late dog with matching tattoos

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner pay tribute to late dog with matching tattoos

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner found a special way to honor their late dog Waldo Picasso. Prior to Waldo's passing, Jonas had said living in New York with dogs was a unique, enjoyable experience.

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

— New York became the first U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats Monday, joining most of Europe, several Canadian provinces and a growing list of American cities that already prohibit a procedure animal advocates call cruel and unnecessary.

Is this the world's pickiest eater? Extra-long restaurant order goes viral

Is this the world's pickiest eater? Extra-long restaurant order goes viral

On Monday, Anna Silman, senior culture writer at New York Magazine's The Cut, posted a photo of an order for one beef burger her friend (who happens to be a chef) allegedly received in his kitchen.

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.

Pretty as a picture - Miracle survival of rescue puppy named after world famous artist

Pretty as a picture - Miracle survival of rescue puppy named after world famous artist

Hockney looks as pretty as picture after being rescued (Image: Dogs Trust) The tiny terrier was only five weeks old and weighed less than a bag of sugar when he was cruelly abandoned with no food, water or blanket to keep warm.