Pets

Pets, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Life

    5 social dilemmas solved by cats

  • Charlie the rescue staffie
    Life

    “My dog helped me through some of the most difficult times in my life”

  • A woman with a dog
    Life

    Dogs can “talk” with their owners using their eyes, study finds

Latest Stories

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Robbie Williams and Ayda Field’s loss is a staunch reminder that pet bereavement is real grief

The couple ‘cried their eyes out’ over the death of their beloved dog.

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Amy Lavelle
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Life

Why dogs should be allowed in every office

Having a dog in your office could unleash a myriad of unexpected benefits.

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Hayley Spencer
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Life

5 dog-friendly things to do in London

How to get your puppy fix in the capital

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Life

A woman found a puppy in a ditch – what happened next took Twitter by storm

Like all great stories, it started with a tweet...

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Hollie Richardson
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Win a £1,000 city break with TrustedHousesitters

Love pets and exploring new places?

Life

This incredible story about a missing cat has gone viral online

Proof that cats work on nobody's schedule but their own

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Emily Reynolds
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Life

Here's why a woman's connection with her dog is stronger than a man's

We knew it

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Megan Murray
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Life

Revealed: the most popular cat and dog names of 2017

We're having trouble handling the cuteness

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Megan Murray
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Christmas Gift Guide

32 awesome Christmas gifts for pets and pet lovers

Stylish, cool and unique festive buys for the dogs, cats and owners in your life

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Amy Swales
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Life

We knew it: owning a dog could help you live longer

There's more to love than those puppy dog eyes

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Megan Murray
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People

Jennifer Lawrence proves she’s a badass dog mum when man grabs her pet

Don’t ever try to touch her dog without permission

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Kayleigh Dray
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Amy Swales
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Pets should be allowed in hospitals, new national guidelines urge

“The clinical benefits are tangible”

Life

This is why you probably shouldn’t argue in front of your dog

Science says so.

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Amy Swales
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Life

Science has very good news for people who talk to their pets...

Asking your dog who is a good boy is good for you

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Elle Griffiths
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Life

This company offers paid puppy leave for new dog owners

*sends CV*

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Amy Swales
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Life

It's official: we prefer our pets to our siblings

Least surprising news ever...?

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Travel

Pups allowed: our pick of England's dog-friendly holiday spots

Can’t bear the thought of sticking your beloved mutt in a kennel? Read this

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Jamie Klingler
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Life

New study shows your heart beat aligns with your dog's

You and your dog are so in sync your heart rates align when you're together.

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Hayley Spencer
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Moya Crockett
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This cat collar translates miaows into English

So we can finally know what felines are thinking

Books

Children read their favourite books to comfort shy shelter dogs

A scene that will warm the cockles of the iciest heart.

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Sejal Kapadia Pocha
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