Germany collects record amount of ‘dog tax’ as passion for pups spikes amid pandemic

Germany collects record amount of ‘dog tax’ as passion for pups spikes amid pandemic

Germans are adopting more dogs amid the coronavirus crisis - meaning that the country has taken in a record amount of taxes for them.

How European countries could use Covid-sniffing dogs to reduce infections

How European countries could use Covid-sniffing dogs to reduce infections

Dog days: Germany sees ‘extreme’ demand for pups during pandemic

Dog days: Germany sees ‘extreme’ demand for pups during pandemic

How owning a dog makes you more ‘German’
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How owning a dog makes you more ‘German’

Explained: What’s really in Germany’s planned ‘dog walking law’?
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Explained: What’s really in Germany’s planned ‘dog walking law’?

Pet owners warned of four-month wait for travel between Germany and UK after Brexit

Pet owners warned of four-month wait for travel between Germany and UK after Brexit

‘Pug of war’ over dog seized by German city and put on eBay

‘Pug of war’ over dog seized by German city and put on eBay

‘Dog tax’ delinquency leads to lawsuit in town near Münster

‘Dog tax’ delinquency leads to lawsuit in town near Münster

‘A member of the family’: Pet cemeteries on the rise in Germany

‘A member of the family’: Pet cemeteries on the rise in Germany

‘A life without a dog is a mistake’: Germany’s passion for pooches
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‘A life without a dog is a mistake’: Germany’s passion for pooches

Does Germany have a problem with aggressive attack dogs?

Does Germany have a problem with aggressive attack dogs?

Why did Berlin dog owners pay over €11 million in ‘dog tax’ last year?

Why did Berlin dog owners pay over €11 million in ‘dog tax’ last year?

Hells Angels prowl streets of Leipzig in hunt for kidnapped chihuahua

Hells Angels prowl streets of Leipzig in hunt for kidnapped chihuahua

German court can’t bear to separate dogs after owners’ divorce

German court can’t bear to separate dogs after owners’ divorce

Dog has puppies on train. Owner chucks them into bin

Dog has puppies on train. Owner chucks them into bin

Berlin politician crusades for health of skateboarding dog

Berlin politician crusades for health of skateboarding dog

Kids invent robot to settle Germany’s dog poo wars

Kids invent robot to settle Germany’s dog poo wars

Woman watches helplessly as old couple poison her puppy

Woman watches helplessly as old couple poison her puppy

Dortmund hosts Euro dog diving championship

Dortmund hosts Euro dog diving championship

Hot dogs lap up liver sausage sundaes

Hot dogs lap up liver sausage sundaes

Women trade punches over neglected dog poo

Women trade punches over neglected dog poo

Protesters enlist statue in 250kg dog poo stunt

Protesters enlist statue in 250kg dog poo stunt

Paws for relief as hospital welcomes dogs

Paws for relief as hospital welcomes dogs

Dog tax hits Berlin tourists

Dog tax hits Berlin tourists

Berlin doggy deli sparks howls of ‘decadence’

Berlin doggy deli sparks howls of ‘decadence’

Thieves ‘steal and rape dog’ in Berlin

Thieves ‘steal and rape dog’ in Berlin

Vets: Dogs overdose on drug-user poop

Vets: Dogs overdose on drug-user poop

Worried parents hire sniffer dog to check kids

Worried parents hire sniffer dog to check kids

Death threats for police who shot Bruce the dog

Death threats for police who shot Bruce the dog

German MPs aim for positive doggie vibes

German MPs aim for positive doggie vibes

Hipster Berlin dogs get meaty frozen yoghurt

Hipster Berlin dogs get meaty frozen yoghurt

Cops stop speeding car with dog at wheel

Cops stop speeding car with dog at wheel

Canine lovers protest for dogs’ rights

Canine lovers protest for dogs’ rights

Pug fashion leading to ‘longer noses and legs’

Pug fashion leading to ‘longer noses and legs’

Cops follow dogfight organiser’s tracks

Cops follow dogfight organiser’s tracks

Dog owners face written and practical tests

Dog owners face written and practical tests

Duisburg lawyers fight dog poop with flags

Duisburg lawyers fight dog poop with flags

Six little pigs find new mum – a bulldog

Six little pigs find new mum – a bulldog

Dog attack victim tries to save owner’s life

Dog attack victim tries to save owner’s life

Canine name trend leaves Bello in dog house

Canine name trend leaves Bello in dog house

Man stabs dog to death after row with wife

Man stabs dog to death after row with wife

Police ditching the German Shepherd for Belgian breed

Police ditching the German Shepherd for Belgian breed

Canine detectives show promise in sniffing out lung cancer

Canine detectives show promise in sniffing out lung cancer

Dog owner guilty of three-year-old’s brutal death by pit bull pack

Dog owner guilty of three-year-old’s brutal death by pit bull pack

Irish Setter delivers 18- pup ‘litter of the century’

Irish Setter delivers 18- pup ‘litter of the century’

Schools use dogs to boost pupils’ grades

Schools use dogs to boost pupils’ grades

Digging into the great dachshund decline

Digging into the great dachshund decline

Scientists find short-leg gene for dachshunds

Scientists find short-leg gene for dachshunds

Dog fetches live WWII grenade

Dog fetches live WWII grenade

Dachshund dies after adopting abandoned baby tiger

Dachshund dies after adopting abandoned baby tiger

Pranksters flag Berlin’s dog doo-doo dilemma

Pranksters flag Berlin’s dog doo-doo dilemma

Dog poo biofuel to power Berlin buses

Dog poo biofuel to power Berlin buses

Rostock politician demands DNA dog poop testing

Rostock politician demands DNA dog poop testing

Cops chase bulldog puppy 15 kilometres down autobahn

Cops chase bulldog puppy 15 kilometres down autobahn

Cologne ‘dog hater’ strikes again

Cologne ‘dog hater’ strikes again

Great Dane attacks girl in Lower Saxony

Great Dane attacks girl in Lower Saxony

German police dogs get special footwear

German police dogs get special footwear