Apology over Watch Dogs 2’s genitalia gaffe

A discovery that attacking a female character in a video game leads to the player being shown a explicit depiction of her genitalia has prompted an apology from the title’s creator. Ubisoft says it intends to release an updated version of Watch Dogs 2 later this week to remove the imagery. The apparent mistake was … Read more Apology over Watch Dogs 2’s genitalia gaffe

Little girl sends heartwarming letter and donation to buy bulletproof vests for police dogs

A kind-hearted girl donated her allowance money to her local police department so it can buy more bulletproof vests for its K-9 unit after a canine cop was killed in the line of duty this year. The Ohio 11-year-old, only known as Allison, wrote a touching letter to Canton Police Officer Ryan Davis, who was … Read more Little girl sends heartwarming letter and donation to buy bulletproof vests for police dogs

The rise of pugs and bulldogs: Australians favour small dogs with wide, short faces

IF it’s starting to feel like every second dog in your neighbourhood is a pug or french bulldog, you’re not totally off the mark. New research reveals there are more of the squish-faced canines waddling into Australian homes than ever before. Analysis by the University of Sydney finds that over the last three decades Aussies … Read more The rise of pugs and bulldogs: Australians favour small dogs with wide, short faces

Guide Dogs’ program funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme provides assistance to children with severe autism

LIFE for Lachlan Masters used to be defined by uncontrolled fits of rage. Diagnosed with severe autism at 18 months of age, Lachlan would repeatedly bash his head, bite and scream. His family became prisoners in their western suburbs own home; unable to go to the supermarket because Lachlan would rip products from shelves. Playgrounds … Read more Guide Dogs’ program funded by the National Disability Insurance Scheme provides assistance to children with severe autism