Lynx campaigners REFUSE to give up on big cat comeback despite Michael Gove set back

Lynx campaigners REFUSE to give up on big cat comeback despite Michael Gove set back

The Eurasian lynx (Image: Chris Godfrey)But Dr Paul O'Donoghue, chief Scientist for Lynx UK Trust, says the arrival of the iconic species has only been delayed by the Government’s rejections.He told supporters: “Our plans are pioneering and would mean an apex predator back in the UK for the first time in 1,300 years."No one has ever tried this before.

How to Resolve Cat and Dog Food Allergy Symptoms

How to Resolve Cat and Dog Food Allergy Symptoms

If your pet is exhibiting cat or dog food allergy symptoms, your vet likely will recommend an elimination diet trial to try to pinpoint which food ingredients are causing your pet’s symptoms, or at least identify which ingredients do not cause problems.

This New Amazon Prime Commercial Will Give You All The Feels

This New Amazon Prime Commercial Will Give You All The Feels

[Editor’s Note: Always be sure that any dog off leash is in an enclosed area to ensure safety.] Amazon Prime issued a new, ridiculously cute and sweet commercial online about 3 hours ago. Shake it off with some of our other favorite hilarious and heartwarming commercials >>

'Absolutely AWFUL' Cat poisoner fears as five animals die horrifically in SAME SPOT

'Absolutely AWFUL' Cat poisoner fears as five animals die horrifically in SAME SPOT

It was horrible to see and vets were absolutely sure the cause was antifreeze poisoning.”Smudge the pet cat had to be put to sleep (Image: RSPCA)Freya the cat the first victim to die (Image: RSPCA)The RSPCA has launched an investigation into the poisonings centred around the Lampeter Velfrey area of Whitland, Pembrokeshire, and today warned pet owners to be vigilant and report any information about the poisonings to its 24-hour emergency line.The first cat to die was Ms Davies’ black and white queen called Freya.

10 Tips for First-Time Dog Owners

10 Tips for First-Time Dog Owners

Instead of giving him lots of space to have accidents, assume your dog is not house-trained and confine him in a dog crate, an exercise pen (aka ex-pen) or a small gated area when you are not around to supervise.

Fleas and Ticks

Fleas and Ticks

Severe cases may require using a spray or a fogger, which requires temporary evacuation of the home.It is very important not to use products on your cat that are intended for dogs.Lawn treatments may also be needed if your pet keeps getting re-infected every time it goes outside.Flea PreventionUse a flea comb on your pet and wash his bedding once a week.Keep the outside of your house free of organic debris, such as rake clippings and leaves, and remember that fleas like to hide in dark, moist, shady areas.There are many preventative flea control products available, both as prescription and over-the-counter formulas.TicksTicks are parasites that feed on the blood of unlucky host animals, such as cats and dogs.

Dad’s rant after thieves stole 11 puppies from his children as he offers £50,000 reward

Dad’s rant after thieves stole 11 puppies from his children as he offers £50,000 reward

Thieves also left with four 11 days old Dachshund puppies (Picture: Mark Orley/Deadline News)‘I now want them to ring me before they answer the door to anyone.’

New domestic violence shelter in New York to offer refuge for victims and their pets

New domestic violence shelter in New York to offer refuge for victims and their pets

A new domestic violence shelter will offer refuge to both abuse victims and their pets in a unique pilot scheme. She said the new refuge would mean "families in domestic violence situations will be sheltered safely with their pets and away from the abusers".

Pets and us

Pets and us

- Woof helps in finding the best veterinary services for the dog. A. I would recommend a commercial diet because, then, the pet parent would be consistently providing a balanced meal to the cats.

How to keep your pets safe and calm on Bonfire Night

How to keep your pets safe and calm on Bonfire Night

So, whether you’re going out to watch a firework display with family and friends or staying at home, it’s important to make sure your pets are well looked after.

Dog escapes from cargo centre at Manchester Airport

Dog escapes from cargo centre at Manchester Airport

Cola vanished shortly after arriving to the UK from Cyprus (Picture: Facebook/ Kayte Wilson-Smith)Cola was recused from Cyprus by the Baytree Pointer Setter Rescue group. Shortly before he disappeared the group posted a picture of the dog to Facebook saying: ‘The lovely Cola has just landed..

The goodest boy ever saves the life of an abandoned baby koala

The goodest boy ever saves the life of an abandoned baby koala

LOOK AT HIS TINY FACE (Picture: Caters)Dogs bring all sorts in after their walks; leaves and mud being the general things. She says, ‘I didn’t know what he was talking about at first but then I saw this tiny koala snuggled on top of Asha.

'Unbelievable': campaigners dispute police verdict 'M25 cat killer' is foxes

'Unbelievable': campaigners dispute police verdict 'M25 cat killer' is foxes

The Croydon cat killer case would not be the first time people had mistaken urban fox behaviour for something more sinister, said Bryant. Rather than focus on foxes, Scott said, we should look at the ultimate Croydon cat killer, the car.

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Police cordoned the area after the incidents (Picture: Eddie Mitchell)The area was cordoned off by Sussex police as engineers from UK Power Networks were called to assess the situation. A spokeswoman for UK Power Networks said: ‘We were made aware of an incident which occurred at Brooklands Park on Saturday.

It's Bring Your Dog to Work Day! What You Need to Know to Make Your Office Pet-Friendly.

It's Bring Your Dog to Work Day! What You Need to Know to Make Your Office Pet-Friendly.

And 37 percent of the pet parents polled said they would sacrifice benefits like vacation time or work from home days in order to enjoy a pet-friendly workplace.

Alabama rot: The deadly disease killing increasing numbers of dogs in the UK and how can you protect your pet

Alabama rot: The deadly disease killing increasing numbers of dogs in the UK and how can you protect your pet

Dog owners have been warned to avoid walking their pets in muddy areas amid a rise in cases of a disease called Alabama rot. Alabama rot, otherwise known as CRBV, is a disease caused by damage to the blood vessels of the skin and kidneys, according to Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists.

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

An image released shows one of the so-called ‘zombie dogs’ that have been spotted in a Chicago neighbourhood.Source:Facebook“You can avoid attracting them to your yards and neighbourhoods by not leaving food out and by securing your garbage,” the department said.It’s common to spot coyotes in Illinois, especially in the southern, southeastern and west-central parts, according to the state’s Department of Natural Resources.

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

Be sure to discuss your expectations at length with a permanent caregiver, so he or she understands the responsibility of caring for your pet.Step 4: Prepare Emergency Supplies and Traveling KitsIf you must evacuate your home in a crisis, plan for the worst-case scenario.

May the force be with you

May the force be with you

Dogs are not just man’s best friend but also an extended arm of security forces. Considering their powerful senses, it’s highly feasible to include more canines in the security forces. Dogs as extended arm of security forces

A cat shaver is terrorising pets and their owners

A cat shaver is terrorising pets and their owners

He said police are not sure what crime has been committed, but the pet owners “would just like it to stop.”Police initially believed proactive citizens may have been taking the cats to be spayed or neutered, according to WVIR, but later dismissed those suspicions when the same felines were victims of multiple instances of unwanted grooming.Flyers posted around the Waynesboro area urge residents to call the police with any information about the rogue barbering.