From perfect pedigrees to loveable canine scamps of unknown origin, we celebrate man’s best friend. Looking for a new dog? Consider our rehoming series in association with the Dogs Trust.
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WARNING: cute overload.
Sacrebleu! It seems that Britain’s top dog is a French bulldog.
Joe Gibbs looks back on his week and despairs of a judge who refused to accept the truth that all dog lovers know instinctively: a dog really is a member…
Dogs have been used for law enforcement since the Middle Ages – and the modern police often owe just as much to their canine constables as they do to the other…
Apparently, dogs get Seasonal Affective Disorder - or SAD - just as humans do. But there is an answer.
The crossbreed is no longer considered an accident and dog owners are going crazy for these new versions. Emma Hughes sorts the schnoodle from the whoodle.
Promotional Feature Even the most carefully muffled jingle of car keys is enough to alert your dog that an outing is at hand. Most dogs are keen as mustard to…
From the right boots to switching routes, here’s how to enjoy dog walks this winter
The world's most pampered chickens are living in more style than you ever thought possible.
If you've ever owned, loved and despaired of a dog, you'll know these pictures come from the heart.
Intelligent and affectionate, collies are as at home on the sofa as they are in the field. Matthew Dennison rounds up devotees of these wonderful working dogs.
Her Majesty's loyal subjects.
Matthew Dennison celebrates this lively, faithful breed that devotees insist won’t, in fact, be snapping at your heels.
Country Life talks to gundog trainer Howard Kirby, who will be giving a demonstration at Cornbury Park in June.
The charming Irish terrier, devoted friend to soldiers and princes alike, is in danger of dying out, but its followers are determined to turn things around. James Jackson reports
The Patterdale terrier is a tough, hardy, beautiful dog bred in the Lakeland fells, with a doughty character and a wonderful soft side
The War Office invites dog owners to lend their dogs to the Army,’ stated an appeal in British newspapers on May 5, 1941, despite a general feeling in Whitehall that…
The delightful Sealyham terrier is on the verge of extinction. We must reverse the fortunes of this doughty little dog.
Lovable, scruffy and nearly always in trouble, this Heinz 57 terrier has won Country Life's quest to find the UK's most disobedient dog.
We reveal the winner and runners up of our competition: Britain’s Naughtiest Dog in association with Lily’s Kitchen.