Jacqueline Boyd, Nottingham Trent University Can dogs tell when we are happy, sad or angry? As a dog owner, I feel confident not only that I can tell what kind of emotional state my pets are in, but also that they respond to my emotions. Yet as a hard-headed scientist, I try to take a more rational and pragmatic...

What happens when you combine the skills of a qualified dressmaker and pattern maker with a former vet nurse who has a passion for doxies and retro-style? A most distinct and unique label that applies design and technical principles to even the most basic of items. We asked Ashleigh Brook, the designer behind label...

Woof! April is a big month for events and holidays. Whether you celebrate Easter, or not, it’s a nice time to be able to reconnect with friends and family over a long weekend. It’s also the month we celebrate World Pet Day, Lost Dog Awareness Day, International Guide Dog Day and World Vet Day. There’s also some fun,...

Your dog has a better memory than a chimpanzee Claudia Uller, Kingston University Any dog owner will tell you how smart they think their dog is. What we usually think of as smartness in dogs is measured or observed in their external behaviour. Being able to respond to commands, for example, or remember the location...

Guest post: Nina from Friends With Four Paws Nina shares her experiences as Adoption Co-Ordinator at her local rescue to help us debunk common myths around adopting or rescuing a shelter dog. Nina also shares some pretty cute photos of her rescues, Toby and Lana. 5 Common Myths About Rescue Dogs Fostering is one of...