Dog and duck duo are the best of friends

by Vivien Richardson on August 29, 2012

When Fifty Pence the duck was rescued by Annette Pyrah from a ravenous fox, little did she know that she would become best friends with a terrier.

The mischievous duck was (more…)

World’s Ugliest Dog title is awarded to British pooch

by Darren Jamieson on June 30, 2012

It may not be the most flattering of titles but it is certainly an interesting contest to win. Mugly, a Chinese crested rescue dog, left the World’s Ugliest Dog contest with the title, beating 28 other dogs in the (more…)

Trapped Jack Russell reunited with owners

by Leanne Thompson on May 28, 2012

A Jack Russell named Buster was left shocked over a week ago when he fell down a badger hole.

The gruelling experience lasted a week, meaning the (more…)

Dogs Life WordPress Theme

by Mark James on April 30, 2012

Here at Dream Dogs we love dogs so much that we wanted to help other people set up their own doggie related websites. With this in mind we asked our talented designer to create a custom dog related WordPress Theme, which dog lovers can use on their own WordPress blogs to make their sites doggified (we’ve checked, and that is a word).

This WordPress Theme, named ‘Dogs Life’, is free to download and use on your WP websites, and even comes with some pretty cool features AND it works on the latest handheld devices, such as the iPhone and iPad using media selectors.

•    Simple and easy to extend
•    Responsive design
•    Basic column grid included
•    Animated back to top button
•    Custom comment template

Simply download the zip file here, extract the file and place it in your wp-themes folder in WordPress. You can then activate the theme and have your own dog-related website.

Dogs Life

If you use this theme, let us know in the comments below so we can have a look. Also let us know if you have any problems using the theme, or have any questions or ideas for improving it.

The Mutts-Have Gadget for Pampered Pooches

by Darren Jamieson on April 1, 2012

Pets Get On the Dog and Bone Thanks to Tesco Mobile

This spring, Tesco Mobile is set to become the first mobile phone operator in the UK to introduce a range of mobile phone handsets and pay per bark tariffs* for the canine members of the family.

The pedigree handsets, specifically designed for man’s best friend are the first of their kind in the UK and demonstrate Tesco Mobile as the network of choice for the whole family.

The revolutionary doggy dial technology, or Petfones, will be (more…)

Fenton to release single for Christmas

by Darren Jamieson on December 15, 2011

Little Mix may be the hot favourites but the race for Christmas number one may not be over yet with a popular YouTube video being turned into a remix hit.

The YouTube clip of a dog owner frantically chasing after his dog Fenton across Richmond Park has been remixed by The Hoxtons, a progressive house duo, and may be heading to the much-desired number one spot this Christmas.

The single, “Benton! Jesus Christ!” which features Fenton Against (more…)

YouTube canine sensation is called Fenton not Benton

by Mark James on November 29, 2011

A short YouTube video has now been viewed more than 700,000 times since being posted on the site last week.

Ali Goodyear, 37-years-old, had taken his animal loving 13-year old son to Richmond Park in London for a day out. They set about filming some deer in the park and ended up getting some fantastic footage of a different kind.

Their video pictures a man running after his dog, Fenton, who has managed to get away from his owner and is seen chasing a huge group of deer.

The owner is heard in the video screaming for his dog and trying to catch up with him after he makes a dash for (more…)

Labrador causes a bit of a kerfuffle for Walliams

by Darren Jamieson on September 19, 2011

David Walliams, part man, part comedian, part fish, rescued a dog that got into difficulties whilst swimming in the Thames on the latest leg of his charity swim.

The star of Little Britain and Come Fly With Me was approaching Coockham Lock, Berkshire, on his gruelling 140-mile (225K) swimathon along the UK’s most famous river, when a Labrador named Vinnie leaped off the bank to join him.

Vinny’s owner, Gina Fidler, explained that her dog has a fixation with water: he has a bad hip, and (more…)

Skateboarding stunt dog fined

by Leanne Thompson on May 16, 2011

A man has been fined £80 for not keeping his skateboarding dog on a lead.

Jonathan Fell was also threatened with more serious legal action if he fails to keep his Lakeland terrier Bodhi under control.

Bodhi is usually a very popular attraction in Brighton, East Sussex, where he performs all of his skateboarding tricks. He has also become something of an Internet sensation and has over 20,000 followers on YouTube, and has (more…)

Ich bein ein Border Collie

by Mark James on February 11, 2011

Lucy-LouBoris Johnson had better watch his back – a town in America has just elected a dog as their new mayor.

Yes, you heard that correct… a dog… as mayor. It is America after all.

Lucy Lou, a brown and white border collie, came first in the race to become Mayor in the town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky. However, it wasn’t plain sailing – she had to fend off some stiff competition in the shape of (more…)

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