Thousands of cats and dogs stuck in shelters from common adoption misconceptions

Thousands of cats and dogs are stuck in shelters because would-be owners have misconceptions about pet adoption. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed 41% have doubts about adopting a pet for the first time. Top concerns include believing you will have to deal with a pet’s behavioural issues (54%), will

Post a photo of your dog lookalike and you could win a prize

They say dogs look like their owners – and if you look like yours, we want to see! This week, our sister site TeamDogs is holding an online Dog Show, with a different category to be won each day – and today's category is Lookalike. So, if you and your

Send us your best dog photos for the chance to win a prize

Is your dog a golden oldie with a star personality? Or do they have the waggiest tail in the park? Maybe they have a clever trick you think everyone should know about? It’s Dog Show week over on our sister site TeamDogs – and they want you to get involved.

Sausage dog bags care home job and cuddles residents after ‘sensing’ they’re ill

A five-month-old sausage dog pup has been welcomed into a care home as a therapy dog as she comforted residents during their final days. Lady is a five-month-old Dachshund who's bringing happiness to the elderly residents at Cleveland House Bupa Care Home in West Yorkshire. The four-legged wellness champion has