British dog owners encouraged to bake their own doggie treats

by Leanne Thompson on October 22, 2014

The BAFTA award-winning programme The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) has inspired many people to start baking, including for their pets.

It has been argued that when (more…)

First luxury dog hotel opens in the UK

by Clare Jones on October 1, 2014

A dedicated hotel for pampered pooches has just opened in Brighton.

Believed to be the first of its type in (more…)

Labrador called Body wins the Palm Dog

by Vivien Richardson on June 18, 2014

The doggy star of Hungarian film Fehér isten has won this year’s prestigious Palm Dog Award.

Body, a Golden Labrador, played the (more…)

Canine psychic makes world cup predictions

by Susan Partridge on June 10, 2014

A supposedly gifted doggy psychic, called Roo, is preparing to predict the outcome of world cup games.

She has already (more…)

Talented dog set for the big screen

by Vivien Richardson on February 20, 2013

The first ever pooch to win Simon Cowell’s talent show ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ is likely to be the subject of an upcoming film, his owner says.

Speaking to (more…)

ITV1 programme to show a new side of dogs

by Mark James on January 30, 2013

A programme set to be shown on ITV1 tomorrow night will give insight into how many sides of our favourite pets we rarely get to see.

With features on (more…)

Dog named after meerkat seeks out a loving home

by Leanne Thompson on September 26, 2012

If you have seen the TV adverts for comparethemarket.com, you will know that Sergei the meerkat plays a leading role in (more…)

Dumped pregnant dog gets lucky in new musical

by Darren Jamieson on June 16, 2012

An English bull terrier, named Wendy, was recovered by a rescue team after she was found in the streets of Holywell, Flintshire with no place to go.

The North Clwyd Animal Rescue (NCAR) discovered (more…)

High frequency dog food commercial airs in the UK

by Darren Jamieson on February 16, 2012

Pets in the UK are to experience an innovative way of watching television, as Bakers released a high frequency advert on 13th February 2012. The high pitch sounds are set to attract dogs, but will be imperceptible to humans. This technique is aimed at grasping the attention of dogs with high frequency notes that will result in them barking. Bakers are hoping that the reaction of all breeds of dog will intrigue owners to purchase the product, resulting in a boost in sales for the company.

Bakers have been a victorious brand in dog food for many years, being named as (more…)

Schmeichel bow wows out of Corrie

by Mark James on November 15, 2011

Coronation Street’s had its fair share of disasters recently, first we had John Stape making the full transition to serial killer and hiding his victims under the factory floor, then came the tragic tram crash which took the lives of a few of the locals; but little did the Street know that the worst was yet to come.

Monday night’s episodes of the soap saw Chesney make the agonising decision to have his beloved Great Dane put down, something that is sure to hit the spot with the British dog loving public.
Chesney’s tough decision came after realising he didn’t have enough money to pay for Schmeichel’s life-saving operation (more…)

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