According to a study by the Royal Veterinary College, pugs are 3.1 times more likely than crossbred dogs to be overweight due to overeating. And… Read More »Pugs have the most insatiable appetite of all dog breeds
We all know that the Covid pandemic has led to an entirely different way of working. Working from home almost became a norm and now,… Read More »Employers want employees to work in the office. What’ll happen to the dogs adopted during Covid?
The news media today reports on a woman who was mauled to death by eight dogs that she was walking. Eight dogs was too many.… Read More »Why was a dog walker killed by her eight dogs?
It is that time of year when there are a lot of foods in the kitchen and dining room which are tasty to humans and… Read More »Infographic on toxic Christmas treats for dogs
NEWS AND COMMENT: This is a snapshot of modern life when stresses build up in what was probably a neighbour dispute over barking dogs. My… Read More »Georgia woman allegedly tries to murder her neighbour over barking dogs
I have just written a post about Tsai Ing-Wen, the first female president of Taiwan who is a devoted animal and cat lover (ailurophile) –… Read More »In China pets detract from a leader’s image. The opposite is true in America.
Here are seven reasons why a dog might lick their paws or a paw. Six of them indicate an actual or potential health problem. Grooming… Read More »7 reasons why a dog licks their paws, six indicating a health problem
The antics of this super-fit man and his dog are made for social media video. This site is about the animal-human relationship and therefore this… Read More »Completely mad but massively impressive stunt by man and his dog
The question opens up a can of worms it seems to me. Pet dogs often want to sleep with their owner on their bed. The… Read More »Is it cruel to stop your dog sleeping on your bed with you?
NEWS AND COMMENT-MORTLAKE, SOUTHWEST LONDON: Dave Kent, 62, is blind and he has a golden retriever blind dog, Faldo. He was in the Marks &… Read More »Man with guide dog ordered out of Marks & Spencer store by security guard
Although dogs are deeply entrenched in interactions with humans and have outstanding skills to understand human actions, gestures and emotions, it is argued, today, that… Read More »Cosy relationship with dogs results in increased dog bites
There is not a lot to say about this video except that, for me, it is sad. I think what we see is what is… Read More »Anxious dog waits for owner outside sliding supermarket door
NEWS AND COMMENT: in light of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and his unspeakable atrocities perpetrated against the Ukraine people, Crufts 2022 have banned the 52… Read More »Crufts 2022: Russian participants have been banned