‘Once it was only when a long-standing pack member was leaving,’ said Monty, a border terrier. ‘These days, the plain brown envelopes come round to celebrate the birth of a colleague’s puppies, a successful de-worming and even a new basket. [read...]
Canine geneticists have engineered a breed of genetically modified pit bulls that do not ‘do a poo’ or even have to ‘go to the bathroom’. According to Dr Marcus Hunter of Oxford University, this could revolutionize the sometimes fraught relationship between dog owners and the rest of society. [read...]
Events which will feature in the trial include the 1500m Hurried Early Morning Stroll, the Poo Retrieval Unclean Jerk and the 100m Arse Wipe Across the Hall Carpet. [read...]
‘It makes sense because people living on the streets can move to where they’re needed,’ said a spokesman for one Conservative local authority.
But homeless charities have attacked the plans arguing that dogs might use the ‘homeless lamp posts’ [read...]
A study undertaken by the Department for Work and Pensions has found that a disproportionate number of animals in the UK are still being confined to the most menial of jobs, and are repeatedly passed over for promotion. [read...]