Dogs Trust is taking a stand against impulse puppy buying by changing its name to Socks Trust, encouraging people to give socks not dogs this Christmas.
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Alison Queenborough put the WetDog to the test with her black Labrador, Tolley.
It’s officially December, and that means one thing — Christmas is quite literally around the corner! Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?
A large number of UK pet owners are unaware of the potentially fatal risk of ticks in the winter.
It’s no secret that owning a dog is a lot of responsibility, not just in terms of time commitment but also financially. In fact, the costs of owning a dog can be huge. According to a recent survey, the expense of owning a dog can amount to more than £17,000 over a dog’s lifetime.
The release of the John Lewis Christmas advert has resulted in a record number of searches for Boxer puppies.
As dog lovers, we all think that our furry friends are the best — that goes without saying. However, when you think about it, dogs are pretty darn incredible. This being the case, we thought we’d compile a list of reasons why we think our canine companions are just so much better than humans…
A Pug has adopted an abandoned litter of tiny two-week-old kittens.
Following the attack on police dog Finn back in October, a petition was put together entitled ‘Finn’s Law’, calling for harsher sentencing for attacks on police dogs and horses — and has now been signed by over 120,000 people.
Walnut the Whippet had an amazing turnout for his final walk on his favourite beach, with hundreds of dogs and their owners giving his owner their support and helping him bid farewell to his best friend.
Dogs reach adulthood at different times, depending on their breed, size and development. Larger breeds take longer to mature — up to 18 months — than smaller breeds, which can become adults by nine months old.
1. Smelly is good
Strange as it may sound, when your dog decides to roll in something revolting, he’s not doing it to annoy you! There are several theories as to why dogs like to roll in smelly stuff, and it is thought that the habit dates back to their hunting ancestry. Quite simply, rolling in something as bad and smelly as fox poo helps to disguise their scent — very handy for hunters and an excellent way to confuse predators!
A dog owner is inviting people to join him and his pet for their final walk together before his beloved pet is put to sleep.
So here it is, the new Christmas advert from John Lewis that we’ve all been waiting for! And the best thing about it? The star of the ad is a beautiful, bouncy Boxer called Buster! What do you think of the new advert? Let us know your thoughts on Facebook or Twitter!
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