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Life

Battle Of The Pets: The Most Popular Dog And Cat Names Of 2019

2 min read

When it comes to pet names, there are some major trends that came out of this year.

World

World

The Beautiful Unicorn Puppy Who Went Viral Is Receiving Death Threats

2 min read

The dog who made headlines for a tail-like growth between his eyes will live with his rescuer after receiving death threats online.

News

News

Yes, Paw-trait Pics With Santa Are A Thing And Here's Where To Snap 'Em Up

1 min read

Calling all good boys and girls, it's time for your - essential - Santa Christmas photo.

World

World

18,000-Year-Old Frozen Puppy Possibly Oldest Ever Found

1 min read

Scientists say an 18,000-year-old frozen puppy discovered in Russian Siberia could be the oldest dog ever found.

World

World

The Awkward Mistake Donald Trump Made While Honouring Hero Dog

3 min read

While the Trumps may not want a dog of their own at the White House, they honoured a very special canine on Monday.

Health

Health

Pet Owners Warned As Man Dies After Being Licked By Dog

2 min read

A man suffered fatal septic shock after being licked by his dog, in a case which has doctors warning pet owners to be aware of even minor symptoms.

Good News

Good News

The Washington Capitals' Team Puppy Gets His Shot As A Service Dog

1 min read

Not all heroes wear capes -- sometimes they walk on all fours.

National

National

Postie's Plea Ahead Of This Holiday Season

1 min read

In the last year, 370 post deliverers have been bitten by dogs on the job.

National

National

Petition Saves Hero The Staffy From Being Put Down After Dog Mauling

2 min read

A petition signed by hundreds of thousands of people has saved Hero the Staffy from being put down, after he was filmed mauling another dog to death to protect his family.

Love

Love

'Dogfishing' Is The Rife Dating Trend That's Here To Ruin Your Love Life

2 min read

Every man and his dog are doing it and in a sad turn of events, the dog doesn't belong to most of them.

Dan Barrett

Dan Barrett

It’s Not My Fault If Your Dog Isn’t On A Lead

4 min read

I love my dogs and know for a FACT that they’re the best dogs in the whole wide world.

National

National

Fireworks Warning After Distressed Pets Die

4 min read

As we enter the party season, it is important to remember our pets when fireworks are expected.

Updated

Updated

CCTV Footage Provides Clues To What Reportedly Happened During Vicious Dog Mauling

2 min read

WARNING: GRAPHIC.

Good News

Good News

This Good Boy Angus Was Fired As A Guide Dog Because He Liked Food Too Much

1 min read

If you've ever felt like you just haven't found your place in the world, meet Angus the labrador, who was fired as a guide dog because he liked food too much.

News

News

WATCH: Puppy Sets Fire To House While Owner Watches On CCTV

1 min read

Archie the 10-month old French Bulldog x Boston Terrier is in the dog house after he played with a lighter and set his human's couch on fire.

Crime

Crime

Cops Release Image Of Man Suspected Of Elderly Lady Dog Poo Punch

1 min read

An elderly woman was knocked unconscious Monday in an altercation over a dog at Sandgate, in northern Brisbane.

Life

Life

Pet Owner Issues Warning About $5 Kmart Chew Toy After Dog Almost Dies

1 min read

Leah Mabey wants fellow dog owners to know the dangers of the toy after her Pomeranian needed to have emergency surgery to save its life.

Nathan Jolly

Nathan Jolly

If You Get Pet Insurance, You Better Check The Fine Print

6 min read

Lance was a fairly contented cat, except for a pesky kidney crystal that was lodged in his urethra.

News

News

Dog Ownership Linked To Longer Life According To Two New Studies

3 min read

Dog owners can take heart from new research about the possible health benefits of having a dog.

World

World

Shocking Footage As Man Struck By Lightning While Walking His Dogs

1 min read

Security vision has captured the moment a man was struck by lightning while walking his dogs.

Melbourne

Melbourne

You Can BYO Dog To This Music Festival

1 min read

The 'Coachella for dogs' is back for its fifth consecutive year as Melbourne's original and most popular dog-friendly music festival.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

If You Don't Walk Your Dog Every Day, You Don't Deserve To Own One

3 min read

Last week, the ACT announced supposedly ‘tough’ new laws that will see dog owners held to a new standard of care for their furry friends.

National

National

Lost Dog Found Two Weeks After Car Crash

1 min read

A lost dog has been found two weeks after she went missing from a car crash in Queensland.

Nick Bhasin

Nick Bhasin

Please Don’t Bring Your Dog To Work

5 min read

I love dogs. I grew up with them and I think they're wonderful (the good looking ones).

Sport

Sport

Richmond's Most Adorable Doggos Have Become Tigers

1 min read

It's not just us. These canines have officially caught footy finals fever.

National

National

Dog Owners To Be Fined $4,000 For Not Walking Their Pets

1 min read

Dog owners in the Australian capital will now face hefty fines and jail time for not walking their dogs.

National

National

'If Labradoodles Are Frankenstein’s Monster, We Need More Monsters'

3 min read

This week, the breeder who created the world’s first labradoodle made headlines for comparing himself to Dr. Frankenstein and saying the breed was his “life’s regret”.

Crime

Crime

Owners Reveal The Threatening Letters Sent Before Dogs Were Killed

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Letters threatening to kill two barking dogs have been released, as police hunt for the dogs' alleged killer.

Crime

Crime

Family Dogs Threatened Hours Before Beloved Pets Found Dead

1 min read

A family has been left heartbroken after their beloved Jack Russel terriers were found dead in their home in what's believed to have been a dog-baiting incident.

Love

Love

Frenchies Pose For Maternity Shoot Before Becoming Parents To Three Puppies

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When Crystal Canion found out her two dogs Cozette and Boudreaux were expecting, she decided to mark the special occasion in a unique way.

World

World

Norway's Dogs Are Dying And Experts Don't Know Why

1 min read

Norwegian authorities haven't been able to detect the cause behind an unexplained disease that is estimated to have killed dozens of dogs in the country in recent days, officials said Saturday.

World

World

Woman Rescues Nearly 100 Dogs During Hurricane Dorian

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A woman in the Bahamas says she has taken in nearly 100 dogs displaced by Hurricane Dorian.

Good News

Good News

Dog Saved From Rough Sea By Brave Lifeguard

1 min read

A day on the beach could have ended in tragedy for a small dog if it wasn’t for the quick actions of a Queensland lifeguard on the Gold Coast.

Life

Life

Eight Signs You Treat Your Dog More Like A Child Than A Pet

4 min read

I will be the first to admit I have babied my dog far too much and it's turned her into more of a small and entitled child than a pet.

World

World

Owner Devastated After Three Dogs Died Hours After Playing In Pond

2 min read

A woman is warning pet owners after her three dogs died hours following a swim in a pond filled with toxic algae.

World

World

These Very Good Dogs Were Sent To Comfort El Paso Shooting Victims

2 min read

A team of of specially-trained "facility dogs" have travelled to El Paso to help provide comfort to those impacted by the mass shooting.

World

World

Star Calls For Woman Caught On Camera Slamming Puppy To Be Jailed

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Actress Shannen Doherty has called for a dog sitter to be jailed after a video of her appearing to throw a puppy emerged online.

The Bachelor

The Bachelor

'They've Got More Followers Than Me': The Bachelor's Renee Has Insta-Famous Doggos

1 min read

Renee Barrett failed to score a rose from Matt Agnew but at least she can go home to her very popular pups.

Crime

Crime

Dog Poisoned With Ratbait-Laced McDonald's Burger Left In Park, Owner Claims

2 min read

A dog has been left fighting for life after eating food contaminated with rat poison, in an alleged deliberate attack at a Melbourne dog park.

World

World

This Flying Husky Is The Goodest Of Good Boys

1 min read

Falling to earth from 1000 metres would frighten most people, but not for this cool pup.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Sophie Turner And Joe Jonas Get Matching Tattoos Honouring Their Late Dog

1 min read

Last week Sophie and Joe's pup Waldo was killed by a car in New York City.

National

National

RSPCA Offers Free Vaccinations For Dogs After 'Rat Disease' Outbreak

1 min read

The RSPCA is offering free vaccines after a spate of dog poisonings in Sydney.

Health

Health

Breeder Sparks Debate Over Whether Shaving Dogs Can Kill Them

2 min read

Many owners of long haired breeds think they're doing their dog a favour by shaving them in summer, but it turns out it might be more dangerous than you think.

Views

Views

The Once-Rare Disease Killing Dogs In Sydney – What Is It And How Do You Save Your Pet?

5 min read

Recently reported cases of the often fatal bacterial infection leptospirosis in dogs in Sydney have raised the issue of animal diseases that also affect humans.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Free Noodles Considered To Ease Train Congestion

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

Wife's Desperate Attempt To Save Husband From Dog Attack

1 min read

A man has been killed, his wife seriously injured after a dog attack in Melbourne's northeast.

Jenna Martin

Jenna Martin

Why I'll Never Stop Calling My Dog 'My Son'

3 min read

As far as I’m concerned, I have two boys.

Homes

Homes

There's A Leotard To Stop Your Dog From Shedding Everywhere And Umm, Yes Please

2 min read

Please excuse us, we have important news to share. If you're tired of vacuuming up your dog's fur from all over your house, we have found what is possibly the best solution.

Health

Health

Plants, Lamps And Oils, Everything In Your Home That Could Kill Your Pet

2 min read

When Maddie Smith's cat, Ruby, began acting strangely she thought it was from the cold weather. But Ruby's health quickly deteriorated by the time she had returned from work that evening.

Health

Health

Vets Tell Us Which Dog Breeds Will Cost You The Most

2 min read

Our dogs are like another member of the family, but some breeds have more health problems than others -- and Australian vets have told us which ones are likely to cost the most.

World

World

Scamp The Tramp Claims World's Ugliest Dog Title

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Scamp the Tramp's looks have made him a winner -- but it was not a beauty contest.

National

National

Dog Bites Baby On Face, Causing 'Serious Injuries'

1 min read

A one-year-old girl faces surgery after being bitten on the face by a dog, one of six dog bites authorities responded to in just 24 hours in Queensland.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Please Stop Stressing Out Because It’s Messing With Your Dog’s Zen

1 min read

Dogs are the very best kind of friends. They listen, they love, they don’t judge…

National

National

'Neglected' Dogs Rescued From Puppy Farm

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A dozen dogs and puppies have been rescued from "horrible and uninhabitable" conditions at a puppy farm in Adelaide's north, police said.

Perth

Perth

Dog's Throat Cut In Burglary, But Saved By Fat Neck

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A Labrador has been left with stitches from ear-to-ear after she was slashed across the throat by an intruder.

Good News

Good News

This Man Took His Dog On A Huge American Roadtrip

4 min read

Mark and his white shephard Mya travelled over 80,000 kilometres through North America. Now, they're planning an Aussie road trip in memory of Mark's dad.

Good News

Good News

U.S. School Shooting Therapy Dogs Honoured With Yearbook Page

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Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have used their yearbook to thank the therapy dogs that helped them return to school following the Parkland shooting.

News

News

Petition For Animal Abuse Charges After Reality Star's Husband Shoots Family Dog

2 min read

More than 133,000 people have signed a petition to have the husband of Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans arrested and charged with animal abuse.

Good News

Good News

Dog Owners Attempt '101 Dalmatians' Beach Photo Shoot

1 min read

Inspired by the classic 1961 film, Adelaide residents and their spotted pooches posed for photos by surrealist artist Andrew Baines.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Reality TV Star's Husband Allegedly Killed Dog For 'Biting' Daughter

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Jenelle Evans' French Bulldog, Nugget, bit her two-year-old daughter in the face so her husband allegedly shot it dead.

Life

Life

Yes Your Dog Does Watch TV (And Likes It)

2 min read

Give Fido the remote, he wants to binge on Game Of Bones, we mean Thrones.

World

World

The Man Devoting His Life To Saving Dogs After Rescuing One From The Dump

3 min read

One day six years ago, Theoklitos Proestakis was curious about his local garbage dump on the Greek island of Crete, where he lives.

Good News

Good News

Please Enjoy These Videos Of A Rescue Dog Singing While He Plays Piano

1 min read

I guess that's why they call it the awoooooooos.

National

National

Dogs Need Blood Donations Too And You And Your Pup Can Help

1 min read

They say giving blood is one of the more fulfilling things you can do as a human being... But what about our four-legged friends?

Life

Life

'Tinder For Dogs' Is Here To Help Homeless Pups Find Their Paw-Fect Match

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An Aussie animal charity has created a 'Tinder for dogs' to help match homeless pooches with potential new owners.

News

News

The Heart-Wrenching Note Left For A Postman

1 min read

Every day a mailman in the U.S packs treats to hand out to dog owners on his delivery route -- on Tuesday, he received heartbreaking news.

Good News

Good News

It Turns Out Dogs Can Smell Epileptic Seizures

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Previous research has found that dogs can sniff out diseases such as cancer and malaria with high levels of accuracy. Now a study has found that dogs can also smell epileptic seizures.

Good News

Good News

This Ambulance Pup Helps Staff Through Traumatic Triple Zero Calls

1 min read

At just 13 months old, Solly is being a very good boy. 

Good News

Good News

SES Rescue Celebrity Dog Stuck In Wombat Hole For Two Days

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Actress Zoe Naylor's dog, Loki, has been rescued after being trapped in a wombat hole for more than two days.

National

National

Dog Found With Mouth Taped Shut During QLD Heatwave

1 min read

The RSPCA has been left horrified after a dog was found with its mouth taped shut in heatwave conditions.

Good News

Good News

Inside The Pawsome Police Puppy Training Academy, Where Cute Dogs Become Officers

4 min read

A new group of young gun recruits have just finished their first week of intense training in the hopes of one day joining the ranks of the NSW Police force.

Life

Life

The Viral Cheese Challenge Has Now Hit Dogs -- Literally

2 min read

The latest viral challenge -- throwing a slice of cheese in an unexpecting youngster's face -- has evolved to target man's best friend.

Health

Health

Why You Shouldn't Feed Your Dog Raw Meat If You Have Young Kids

2 min read

Dogs on a raw meat diet can potentially pass on dangerous bacteria -- including salmonella and E. coli -- to their owners.

News

News

Meet The Adorable New Pups Joining The NSW Police Force

1 min read

They may be just shy of ten weeks old, but soon enough these pups will be fighting crimes. 

World

World

Huge Pet Food Recall After Dogs Dead And Sick

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Hill's Pet Nutrition "dragged its feet in issuing a recall" for its canned dog food with potentially toxic levels of vitamin D, according to one of multiple lawsuits recently filed against the company.

National

National

Man To Be Charged After 'Disturbing' Dog Attack Caught On Video

1 min read

WARNING: Some viewers may find the following footage distressing.

National

National

RSPCA Call For Help Over 'Brutal' Attack On Dog Caught On Video

1 min read

Disturbing video has emerged of what appears to be a brutal attack on a dog in a suburban street of Mackay, Queensland.

Good News

Good News

These Dogs Went Speed Dating Before Valentine's Day To Find Their Pawfect Match

2 min read

This Valentine's Day, even dogs are looking for love. But how does a pup find their perfect match? Doggy speed dating, of course.

Views

Views

In An Aussie First, The ACT May Legally Recognise Animals’ Feelings

5 min read

Have you ever wondered what’s going through your dog’s mind when you say the word “walk”?

Good News

Good News

Solly Is Helping Triple-Zero Workers Deal With Traumatic Calls

2 min read

New South Wales Ambulance has a new recruit and he's only 13 months old.

Life

Life

Everything You Know About 'Bad' Dog Breeds Is Wrong

4 min read

We asked pet behaviourist Dr Kate Mornement which dog breeds have a bad rep -- and why.

National

National

A Dog In Queensland Is Being Held For $10,000 Ransom

1 min read

A family whose French bulldog went missing nearly three weeks ago has told The Project police are now involved in the search for their "pocket rocket".

World

World

A Country Has Banned Dog Walking Due To 'Fear And Anxiety'

1 min read

Dogs are 'creating fear and anxiety' among the public, so Iran has banned dog walking in public places in its capital city altogether.

Views

Views

Why I Wore Red Lipstick When I Gave Birth To My Daughter

5 min read

 When I was eight years old, I was mauled on the face by a dog.

Life

Life

People Reveal What They Call Their Pets (Aside From Their Names) And Awww

1 min read

You can call a pet anything, chances are you won't use their actual name when you call them. And that's just fine.

Good News

Good News

The Miracle Pup Who Was Euthanised But Lived

1 min read

A puppy has been given a second chance at life after waking up following a euthanasia procedure, according to the shelter who rescued him.

Life

Life

Boo, Social Media's Most Loved Dog, Has Died

1 min read

The fluffy pooch passed away in his sleep on January 19.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Drags Puppy Behind Scooter Until Its Paws Bleed

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Good News

Good News

This Woman Trained Her Dog With Harry Potter Spells And It's Magical

1 min read

If you've ever wondered if your dog's training has been a little bit basic, you might want to look away now, because this good boy is downright magical.

World

World

Dozens Of Puppies Rescued From Pet Store Fire

1 min read

A disaster was narrowly averted when good Samaritans helped rescue 86 puppies from a fire at a pet store.

World

World

Dog With Crooked Teeth And No Nose Looking For Forever Home

1 min read

Sniffles the dog has no nose and crooked teeth, but carers are hoping he can still find his forever home.

Crime

Crime

Police Left Shattered After Dog Dies Saving Their Lives

1 min read

It was on Christmas Eve that the three-year-old police dog Cigo was shot dead while protecting his fellow officers.

Jack Laurence

Jack Laurence

Why I Love And Hate My Rescue Dogs

3 min read

I love my dogs but, make no bones about it, they are arseholes.

Good News

Good News

This Picture Created An Amazing Caption Contest And We Are Screaming

1 min read

"Why did that dog just ask me where the nearest Whole Foods is?"

Good News

Good News

Young Hero Heard Puppy's Cries And Leapt Into Action

1 min read

Koda's family has a lot to be thankful for this Christmas.

World

World

George H.W. Bush's Loyal Dog Takes New Mission

1 min read

It was an image that touched the hearts of a nation. A powerful symbol of loyalty and a fitting tribute to a man who served his country with the same devotion.

Good News

Good News

Student's Service Dog Awarded Honorary Diploma For Being Very Good Boy

1 min read

Brittany Hawley graduated this weekend — but she didn't cross the stage alone.

Good News

Good News

Legend Vet Dresses As Giant Mouse To Examine Nervous Dog

2 min read

Not all heroes wear capes, but some wear onesies and crocs.

National

National

Breakthrough Treatment Means Sick Pups Live Longer And Suffer Less

4 min read

An Australian team is leading the way in using radiation therapy, previously only available to humans, to treat cancers in our furry friends.

Life

Life

Don't Shout At Your Dog, And Other Pet Owner Fails

4 min read

Ever heard the saying 'don't talk back'? Well, you should bear it in mind the next time you discipline your pooch.