Pets

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home shares some of the most brilliantly named cats and dogs to come in to the shelter

Naming a pet is an art form.<p>You can go classic, and call your kitty Felix or your new pup Buddy. You can give your feline a double-barrelled name …

Cats

The Dog Breed That's Most Compatible with Your Zodiac Sign | Reader's Digest

Best dog breed for Aries<p>shutterstock (2)Dogs are some of the most precious creatures in our lives. They give us infinite love and loyalty. Because …

Dogs

Cockatoo Riding in Car Barks Back at Dogs in a Yard

While riding in the car with his humans, a cautious umbrella cockatoo began growling when he “spotted some dogs in the neighborhood”. When the car …

Parrots

Dogs absolutely love it when you smile at them

<b>It’s official – dogs absolutely love it when you tell them they’re a good boy or girl.</b><p>New research shows that dogs’ facial expressions change when …

Dogs

Dogs actually do put on ‘puppy eyes’ when they want something

Well, scientists believe that our canine friends really are attempting to communicate using that pout or those irresistible pleading eyes, <i>The Sun</i> …

Australian News

After Ditching the CIA, Lulu the Former Detection Dog Trainee Is Enjoying a Life of R&R

The talk of Twitter yesterday wasn’t President Trump, it was Lulu the dog.<p>The Labrador became a trending sensation when the CIA shared her story …

Dogs

What do I need to know to make my own cat food?

There’s no shortage of recipes online and in cookbooks for homemade dog food, but what about the family cat?<p>Homemade cat food is a much trickier proposition. Recipes and resources are harder to come by, and some authorities disagree about what cats can, or cannot, consume.<p>Dr. Andrea Tasi, a …

Cats

This Dog Had an Incredible Body Transformation, and Yours Can Too: Watch!

Working on that pet fitness! Pet obesity is a major problem, but Animal Planet’s <i>My Big Fat Pet Makeover</i> is here to help. Pet expert and trainer <b>Travis</b> …

When dogs and cats interrupt yoga

They either participate or make sure they get in the way.<p>Sure, there's the downward dog. And there's even the cat pose. But names aside, why is it …

Yoga

Shiba Inu Becomes Confused When Her Toy Barks Back At Her

Some dogs simply adore their toys, dragging them around the house and cuddling up with them in their beds, but as a rule dogs don't dig toys that …

Online puppy scams: how I nearly fell for it

The online dog-for-sale ad looked trustworthy enough.<p>A 12-month-old Dalmatian needed a new home, because its owners were moving house.<p>I made contact …

Australian News

The life-enhancing pet hound

My family is about go into mourning. Or should that be paw-ning? Either way, we'll be pining, whining and suffering serious wag-drawal symptoms. Why? Don't worry, it doesn't involve pet death. It's just that our dog for the past seven months is leaving this weekend.<p>We've been looking after our …

Nearly impossible to destroy large dog chew toy

Nemo, my Great Pyr, tends to not like chewing on fake stuff. He's loved this Galileo Nylabone for years, however.<p>Nylabones cover the spectrum of …

Aloha Friday! We’ve Been Waiting for You - Too Cute!

Angel, the cat, just wants to relax, but a group of puppies drive her up the wall.WWW<p>Sign In<p>01:32<p>Too Cute!WIt's a Puppy Takeover!<p>After an exhausting …

Animals

Five-year-old Border Collie needs a new home

Lex is currently in the care of the Dogs Trust in West Calder<p>Animal welfare experts are appealing for a new home for Lex, a five-year-old Border …

Dogs

Feds Surrender In Tooth-And-Nail Fight To Leash Dogs In Bay Area's Open Space

LIfe's a beach — unleashed.<p>After a snarling battle, the National Park Service has announced that it’s “permanently” backing off its plan to impose tough new leash restrictions on dogs on federally managed open space in the San Francisco Bay Area.<p>The feds are now resigned to continue enforcing the …

News (U.S.)

Theory: Taylor Swift's new song 'Gorgeous' is about a cute dog she saw outside the club

Taylor Swift released "Gorgeous," her new single from <i>Reputation</i><i>,</i> on Friday. As you might expect, the song is all about someone who is gorgeous — and …

Taylor Swift

3 Halloween pet hazards that can lead to scary vet bills

<i>Potential bills: An average $641 for lacerations or cuts, $947 for bite wounds from other pets and $1,175 for fractures, according to Petplan;</i> …

Insurance

‘Cat music’ aimed at comforting felines as RSPCA prepares for kitten overload

COOL cats — listen up, because the RSPCA is keen to give you some sweet caterwauling on some serious feline health issues.

Cats

Tel Aviv unveils 4-ton sculpture dedicated to the dogs

Tel Aviv is clearly going to the dogs. Or maybe the city just loves them.<p>The Tel Aviv Museum of Art recently unveiled a new marble statue by sculptor …

Israel

Pets welcome? Bill seeks to return dogs to Sydney's pub culture

Dogs may soon be safe to return to city pubs with a proposal before parliament to protect an old part of Sydney pub culture that has recently been …

Australian News

Murray, Golden Retriever (4 m/o), Washington Square Park, New York, NY • “He’s going to be a very big boy. His brother from another litter was 75 pounds.” @murrayinthecity

Murray, Golden Retriever (4 m/o), Washington Square Park, New York, NY • “He’s going to be a very big boy. His brother from another litter was 75 …

Dogs

Pawsome! Google can now facially recognize pets

It looks like Google is leaving no four-legged friends behind.

Google

The Dogs of Hamilton County

Buy Photo<p>None<p>Bell E. Button, a 12-year-old pug, poses for a portrait at WagsPark, a premier private dog park, in Newtown Wednesday, October 11, 2017. …

Dogs

Stop Babying Your Dog

I wrote a review of a grill last week that included a photo of my dog eating a piece of steak. So far, so formulaic. But man, some readers got pissed. Why? Well, he was eating that steak off the tip of a knife.<p>Is that really so bad? I don't think so, but my view of dogs might fall outside of the …

Adventure Travel

Are You Guys Seeing What I'm Seeing?

You guys see it, too, right?<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Does Your Cat Comb Your Hair? Here's Why!

Question: "Why does my cat comb my hair?"<p>Ellen writes, "Hi Amy. My four-year-old Maine Coon cat, Bindi, has recently exhibited a new behavior. When I …

Cats

These 25 Cat Halloween Costumes Are Pure Instagram Gold

Good luck snapping a usable pic of your cat wearing one of these 😹<p>You don’t need to be a cat lover to appreciate hilarious feline photography. Factor in a Halloween costume, and you’ve got Instagram gold.<p>Though it’s pretty easy to find adorable costumes for canine BFFs, it’s another thing finding …

Cats

Neglected Pup's Transformation After Being Rescued Is Beautiful

A "midnight grooming emergency" isn't a phrase you hear very often, but that's precisely what happened to help this very good doggo. The dog, which …

Dogs

This Blind Raccoon Helped 2 Lost Kittens Find a Loving Human (PHOTOS)

There is nothing quite like a sweet interspecies friendship – especially if it ends up in a serious happy ending. In Illinois, a blind raccoon and …

Cats