Two pit bulls have mauled their owner to death in Virginia, USA. Bethany Stephens had doted on her dogs but had been forced to move out of her home following her divorce. The dogs had been staying at her father’s house where they were kept outside and became isolated. Bethany’s father hadn’t thought that it […]
My partner and I were delighted to be able to take my friend’s gorgeous puppy to the beach last weekend. It was the adorable Darcey’s first trip to the coast and I couldn’t wait to see her reaction. We had a wonderful day but our expedition wasn’t without incident. It didn’t take long for me […]
There are more than 8 million pet dogs in Britain. Each of those dogs has an average of two owners. So, that’s 16 million people whose everyday lives are shared with their canine friends. We are an animal friendly nation and yet there are still many areas which remain no-go areas for dogs.
Cockapoos are an incredibly popular choice and it isn’t difficult to see why! With their friendly nature, intelligence and gorgeous teddy bear looks, cockapoos easily steal your heart. But being crossbreeds, the appearance of cockapoos varies. If you are about to choose a new puppy, it is a good idea to acquaint yourself with the […]
It is always wonderful to take your pooch for a stroll on the beach. But dogs have a tendency to eat anything! British beaches are being littered with toxic fatbergs which have crossed the Atlantic from the Caribbean. The unsightly blobs of fat smell appealing to pooches but it is vital that dogs are not […]
In 2013, Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, announced that the company was planning to make deliveries by drone. It seemed like a barking idea at the time and was dismissed by many as a publicity stunt. But that was then and this is now. The Amazon drones are already in the air. The autonomous copters […]
There are always thousands of animals waiting for new homes. Many find new owners very quickly whilst others spend many months in shelters and are continually ignored by potential adopters. It is generally the older animals which are repeatedly overlooked. Senior pets typically wait four times as long as young animals to find a new […]
I have always wanted a dog but over the years, my work commitments have prevented me from welcoming a dog into my household. Things are different now though and so I have been looking forward to choosing a gorgeous puppy. Until yesterday!
Workplaces have become far less formal in recent years. Smart attire is no longer required in many offices and there is an altogether more casual feel about many establishments. But should the more relaxed approach to work extend to welcoming pets into shops, offices and the workplace in general? You might think that the answer […]
Dogs are like part of the family, and they become such a huge part of our lives, that when they leave us, it can be devastating. Losing your beloved dog is like losing a member of your family, and understandably, it can take some time to deal with. Society doesn’t always appreciate the loss of […]
After many years of sharing my home with a range of cats, some nice and some not so nice, it may be time to give up on our feline friends and embrace the walking opportunities afforded by a dog.
When you have spent a great deal of money buying your home it can be very inconvenient to discover that you are subject to what may seem like unreasonable restrictions as to what you can do with it. These are usually concerning what type of alterations and additions you may make to the property and […]
Your dog is more than just a pet, it is a treasured member of your family and your pooch represents a significant financial investment. It makes sense to maximise their life span so that you can enjoy their company for longer. The good news is that you don’t need to break the bank to ensure […]
There are approximately 65 million pets in the UK and roughly half of all households have at least one pet. It isn’t difficult to imagine that our animals have a major impact on the nation’s economy. A new report published by CABI attempts to quantify the costs and benefits of our animals. This report highlights […]
They say that dog owners start to look like their pets but could dogs actually develop personalities which mirror their owners’?