A question for all you dog owners out there.. “What made you choose one breed over another?
Everyone has a ‘preferred’ view on what’s the perfect or ‘Top Dog’. Some decisions might be based on ‘personality’ , looks and fashion rather than more fundamental points like intelligence, health and lifespan.
Often its based on history “My family [...]
As we begin the countdown to the festive season, The Dogs Trust reminded us this week, of their now famous slogan, ‘A Dog is for Life and not just for Christmas.”
Despite the charity’s tireless campaigning for puppies not to be bought as Christmas presents, ‘Fido’ is still high on the list for Santa every year.
Relationship break ups are never pleasant and along with who gets what in the vinyl collection, for pet owners, there is also the dilemma of “Who get’s the dog?”
As with children, the dog could be traumatised by the fragmentation of the family circle. Although the decision over the car, or the sofa is often acrimonious [...]
We are writing this from Crufts, the biggest dog show in the world.
For dogs and cats it’s an onslaught to their senses with alien sounds whizzing and exploding overhead. Not understanding what’s going on, our pets turn to their fight or flight instinct in an attempt to rationalise the situation.
We all remember the headlines in 1996 surrounding the arrival Dolly, the first British cloned sheep. Hailed as one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs, Dolly was considered highly controversial.
Research is essential in finding the perfect pooch. Remember the bigger the dog, the bigger the ‘doo-doo’.
So the proud owner of Biskit, a golden retriever and Rocky a German shepherd, was fined £50 this week for sprinkling a section of her local park with dog hair.
It may have been coincidence that led to the BBC on Thursday transmitting a cat programme the very same night as Paul O’Grady’s successful ITV dog series.
There we were enjoying a congo at our local North London street party in glorious sunshine, when a handsome black-and-white Staffie, appeared from nowhere and peed on the limp bunting.
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