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posted by markus on 07 Jan 2019

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“According to Marie-José Enders, who studies the relationship between animals and humans at the Open University, office pets can help lower cortisol levels. The researcher also explained that people with dogs are perceived as friendlier, so having an office pet may help improve your relationships with your colleagues too.”

https://www.businessinsider.com/office-cats-and-dogs-reduce-stress-levels-and-boost-productivity-2018-12?r=UK&IR=T Folllow @onlydognews on twitter to get updates.

posted by markus on 06 Jan 2019

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“Snoop the dog, who was filmed being abandoned on the side of a road, is now recovering from his ordeal in Shropshire. Last month CCTV footage of the Staffordshire bull terrier chasing his owners car after he was abandoned in Stoke-on-Trent went viral. “

https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2019/01/05/abandoned-dog-snoop-recovering-at-shropshire-kennels-with-video/ Folllow @onlydognews on twitter to get updates.

posted by markus on 31 Dec 2018

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“Ellon-based beer specialist BrewDog is launching its first “bespoke craft beer for dogs”, Subwoofer IPA, made with the same base wort used in its products for humans. The drink is an alcohol- and hop-free, non-carbonated beer, containing “canine-friendly” B vitamins and probiotics beneficial for dogs, “packed with citrus overtones and a familiar malt backbone”. The recipe was perfected with the help of an expert pet food consultant.”

https://www.scotsman.com/business/companies/retail/hair-of-the-dog-brewdog-launching-drink-for-canines-1-4836000 Folllow @onlydognews on twitter to get updates.

posted by markus on 30 Dec 2018

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“Struggling to nod off at night? Scientists have found that women who sleep next to their dog go to bed earlier, sleep better and rise earlier. A study by private US university Canisius College found almost as many American women sleep next to a hound as they do a partner (57%), with more than half regularly waking up to canine company. In stark contrast, less than a third share a bed with their cats.”

https://www.countryliving.com/uk/wellbeing/a25329151/sleeping-with-your-dog-benefits/ Folllow @onlydognews on twitter to get updates.

posted by markus on 29 Dec 2018

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“Mexicans have been expressing their admiration and affection for the navy’s search and rescue dogs on social media after a photographer posted glossy portraits of the animals on his Twitter feed. Santiago Arau took photos of the dogs wearing the goggles which are used to protect their eyes from dust and chemicals when they are deployed to search for people buried in the rubble.”

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-46302004 Folllow @onlydognews on twitter to get updates.

posted by markus on 28 Dec 2018

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“If you’re looking for the perfect place to go for a stroll with your four-legged friend, then look no further as SoGlos has picked out 14 of the best places to walk your dog in Gloucestershire.”

https://www.soglos.com/sport-outdoor/45078/14-of-the-best-places-to-walk-your-dog-in-Gloucestershire Folllow @onlydognews on twitter to get updates.

posted by markus on 27 Dec 2018

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“A third of dog and cat owners say they’ve been alerted to danger in their homes by their pets, and one in 10 believe their animal has saved their life, a new survey has found. Fires and carbon monoxide leaks are the most common hazards that animal owners have been made aware of by their four-legged friends.”

https://www.countryliving.com/uk/wildlife/pets/a25258550/carbon-monoxide-poisoning-pets/ Folllow @onlydognews on twitter to get updates.

posted by soseji on 26 Dec 2018

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“The number of dachshunds registered with The Kennel Club in the UK increased by 80% in five years (2013-2017). We went along to a “sausage dog” walk in Crawfordsburn Country Park in County Down to find out why.” (Video)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-northern-ireland-46565569/why-do-people-love-dachshunds Folllow @onlydognews on twitter to get updates.

posted by markus on 25 Dec 2018

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“No-one likes to think of a dog without a home at any time of year, especially not at Christmas. But one pup’s luck has changed just in time for the festive season, as Daisy the Mastiff cross, from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, has just found her forever home. “

https://www.countryliving.com/uk/wildlife/pets/a25653610/unluckiest-dog-battersea/ Folllow @onlydognews on twitter to get updates.

posted by soseji on 24 Dec 2018

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“This is the story of where guide dogs for blind and partially-sighted people really come from. It includes: why they wear nail-varnish as soon as they’re born, why they’re never scared of fireworks, and why you really must play them Guns N’ Roses.”

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46595733 Folllow @onlydognews on twitter to get updates.