#woofwoofwednesday hits Twitter

by Darren Jamieson on July 15, 2015

Dog owners rarely need an excuse to share pictures of their pets with friends, and even with people they don’t know. Thanks to social media, sharing pictures of your pooch has become even easier.

Today saw the hashtag #woofwoofwednesday trending on Twitter, and gave dog owners the chance to Tweet photos of their beloved dogs and share them with other dog lovers the world over. As always happens with trending topics on Twitter, businesses also jumped on the dog wagon and Tweeted to promote their services.

Here are some of the Tweets from today’s #woofwoofwednesday. There’s still time to share your posts too, so get Tweeting those dog pictures!

Doggy coffee bar opens in Muswell Hill

by Mark James on October 29, 2014

Lisa Owen-Jones, a former marketing manager for BBC Concert Orchestra, has opened a coffee shop that caters for dogs and their owners in London.

The cafe’s proprietor made the career change due to (more…)

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…)

Kazakh nomads fight to preserve rare dog breed

by Darren Jamieson on October 15, 2014

Nomadic hunters and herdsmen in Kazakhstan are trying to save one of the rarest dog breeds in the world: the Tazy, which is also called the Kazakh greyhound.

For centuries, the pastoral nomads of (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…)

Pooches compete in US surfing competition

by Leanne Thompson on September 18, 2014

The annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon took place in Southern California recently, with 80 canine entrants taking part.

Despite warnings of a hurricane, the (more…)

Dogs prefer petting to talking

by Mark James on September 11, 2014

The University of Florida has carried out a study that found that pooches prefer a pat on the head rather than verbal praise.

For some time it has been known that (more…)

Novel about Royal dog released

by Darren Jamieson on September 4, 2014

A new book detailing the fictional adventures of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s dog is available to the public.

The author of the novel, Aby King, was inspired to pen the book after (more…)

Dogs blessed on Saint Roch day

by Clare Jones on August 28, 2014

In El Alto, Bolivia, a Roman Catholic priest blessed dozens of pooches on a saint’s commemoration day.

Saint Roch is the patron saint of the Bolivian city, but he is also that of dogs, along with (more…)

Breast cancer detection by dogs trialled

by Vivien Richardson on August 21, 2014

A UK charity is funding a scheme to work out whether it is practical to use canines to detect a serious form of cancer.

The Buckinghamshire-based charity, Medical Detection Dogs, was set up to (more…)

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