Here are 10 superstitions and folklore about our canine friends...
Actor and patron of All Dogs Matter, Peter Egan tells Joanne Bednall why he backs the charity’s campaigns.
Presenter and former X-Factor singer Stacey Solomon has joined forces with Blue Cross to launch a national appeal to rehome one pet an hour by the end of 2015.
The charity is calling on pet lovers to show their support on social media by sharing photos of their animals, following by #suppawt. People who wish to donate can text Suppawt to 70907 and donate £5.
Are some dogs more prone to conflict with others? Carol Price explains why some dogs just don’t see eye to eye.
There are few nicer sights than a group of dogs living together harmoniously, or interacting and playing happily in a local park. It’s a reminder of the extra dimension of pleasure so many dogs can get from the company of their own kind.
Are you thinking about getting a dog or puppy in the next few months?
Perhaps you’re unsure about whether to go for a pedigree pup or a rescue dog? Or maybe you have no idea which of the hundreds of breeds and crossbreeds might be right for you! You may even already have your perfect breed in mind.
Make sure you and your dog score maximum brownie points when visiting the vet. Vet nurse Catherine Prior advises.
As pet owners, we all hope that we will not need to visit our veterinary surgery too often. However, most of us assume that when we do, the veterinary staff are pleased to see us. But are they?
Our experts share their advice on how important it is for dogs to eat well in old age.
Dogs played an invaluable role on the Western Front during the Great War.
Millions of people lost their lives fighting for King and country, but did you know that the unsung heroes of the Great War had four legs? It is thought that around 20,000 dogs contributed to the war effort, often sacrificing their lives so that soldiers could be spared.
The favourite old debate has reared its head again — do we prefer dogs or cats?
Well, it seems our canine friends have the edge over their feline counterparts, with almost half of adults in the UK preferring dogs over cats.
Here is a gallery of our favourite pictures of your dogs with their best toys...
Problems with exercise tolerance can result from musculoskeletal problems such as joint pain and arthritis, explains vet Roberta Baxter.
Remarkable advances in veterinary surgery are good news for our dogs, reports Sue Corfield.
It may sound like science fiction, but it’s a fact that 3-D metal printing has led to cutting edge advances in canine implant surgery.
Bonfire Night — two words that strike fear in the heart of many a dog owner.
But supporting your dog through the fireworks season doesn’t have to be an isolated experience. Your Dog's contributors are on hand to offer tips and advice on how to make it through with your pet unscathed.
Are dogs getting more like us all the time? Trainer and behaviourist Carol Price investigates.
Some owners treat their dogs exactly as if they were humans; others regard them as distinctly lower beings.
Entertainer John Barrowman tells Joanne Bednall how he went deaf for the day to support a dog charity close to his heart.
When it comes to parasites, it really is a jungle out there. Worse still, these parasites can set up camp on, or inside your precious pooch, and even your home!
The Big Snail Count — organised by Bayer — gives you the opportunity to learn all you need to know about these itchy, wriggly, squirmy, mini beasts, and make sure you keep your dogs, and your home parasite free.
Nearly one in five pet owners have had a dog or cat suffer from illness or injury over Christmas.
People are being urged not to spoil their pets' health by feeding them inappropriate human treats such as chocolate, grapes, or Christmas dinner leftovers during the festive season.