As a dog owner, it's important to keep an eye on your pet's behaviour as sudden changes could suggest something is wrong with them. And their body language is always a good place to start - especially their tail position. The RSPCA has put together a guide to help owners "recognise important body language signals and get to know how their dog is feeling". If you're ever concerned about your dog's behaviour - or think something might be wrong with them - contact your vet for advice on what to do. Sign up to our TeamDogs newsletter for your weekly dose of dog news, pictures and stories. A happy dog A dog will have a relaxed or wagging tail when they're happy ( Image: Getty Images/Cavan Images RF) If your dog has a relaxed body posture, open mouth, ears in their natural position, eyes in their normal shape and a wagging tail then they're in a good mood. When in a happy mood, a dog might be more inclined to play with their owner or other dogs - and … [Read more...] about Dogs’ tail positions explained and what they reveal about their mood
By Jim Reed Published 6 minutes ago Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic Steve Barclay has been named as the new health secretary following the resignation of Sajid Javid, who stepped down after saying he had lost faith in Boris Johnson's leadership. Mr Barclay had been working as the chief of staff at No 10, a powerful role in which he advised the prime minister and managed the machinery of government. Before that, he was chief secretary to the Treasury, a Brexit minister and served for a short while as a junior health minister in 2018. Delighted to be back at @DHSCgovuk taking up the role of Health & Social Care Secretary. @NHSEngland & social care staff. https://t.co/PaFG8QzmU8 — Steve Barclay (@SteveBarclay) July 5, 2022 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. View original … [Read more...] about Steve Barclay: What will new health secretary tackle first?
By Tiffanie Turnbull Published 21 May Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Related Topics Australia election 2022 Anthony Albanese is set to become Australia's next prime minister after leading the Labor Party to its first election victory in more than a decade. One of the country's longest-serving politicians, he promised voters "safe change" as he worked to kick out the conservative Liberal-National coalition which has been in power since 2013. Where ousted Prime Minister Scott Morrison is a self-described "bulldozer", Mr Albanese vows to be a "builder". After the pandemic, which saw Australian states cut off from each other and cities splintered by strict lockdowns, fostering unity is a top priority for the new leader. "I want to bring Australians together. I want to seek our common purpose and promote unity and optimism, not fear and division," he said … [Read more...] about Australia election: Anthony Albanese leads Labor to Australian election victory