Storm Gareth: Missing dog winched to safety from Scotland mountain

Storm Gareth: Missing dog winched to safety from Scotland mountain

"To put their winter skills to the test, the two Winchmen were dropped off at a nearby bothy to undertake essential medical training in the snow." The spokesman added: "The remaining helicopter crew flew off to simulate a refuel and as they circled 1000ft up Loch Avon in the Cairngorms, a nearby section of cloud cleared and they happened to spot the dog perched precariously on the ledge.

Homeless Dog Gets Saved And Taken Through Incredible Transformation

Homeless Dog Gets Saved And Taken Through Incredible Transformation

It was a little tricky because I had to keep an eye on him while running, and at the same time I had to set up my gentle snare AND keep my hand held camera straight – you’ll just have to see how I managed all that ;-) After Lisa and I secured Benji, we got to take a close look him.

What to buy the dog (or the dog lover) in your life this Christmas

What to buy the dog (or the dog lover) in your life this Christmas

(Picture: Prezzybox)Personalised dog tag, £9.99, Getting Personal (Picture: Getting Personal)Pet snack launcher, £5.99, Prezzybox (Picture: Prezzybox)Spot & Mog – Prosecco Bottle Dog Plush Toy, £6.00, Debenhams (Picture: Super Socks)Personalised Blue Star Small Pet Bowl, from £20.95, Emma Bridgewater

'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.

Benny the dog looks a bit pleased with himself after chewing a door to bits

Benny the dog looks a bit pleased with himself after chewing a door to bits

Stacie says she can’t stay mad at Benny for long (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)‘I’m assuming he chewed it a little then used his paws once there was a hole.

This restaurant is hosting a three-course meal for your dog for one day only

This restaurant is hosting a three-course meal for your dog for one day only

For one day only, you and your pet will be able to enjoy a three-course meal at this London eatery (Picture: Metro.co.uk)The restaurant in question is Ben’s Canteen in Earlsfield, which has created a bespoke menu just for dogs.

Ashley Benson shares how her dogs help her with anxiety (and FaceTimes them!)

Ashley Benson shares how her dogs help her with anxiety (and FaceTimes them!)

In the second episode of “My Pet Tale,” where celebrities share how their pets have shaped their lives and become lovable, important members of the family, Benson FaceTimes her sweet pups and explains how they have helped her overcome anxiety.

We interrupt your day to bring you Benny the ice-skating Labrador

We interrupt your day to bring you Benny the ice-skating Labrador

Benny has only been skating for a year, and he’s already nailing it (Picture: Rick Vierkandt / SWNS.com)So far he can do turns, crossovers, and bunnyhops. He’s been trained by Cheryl, a retired ice-skating coach (Picture: Cheryl Del Sangro / SWNS.com)‘We took some dog boots and old blades and we glued them together.

Why do dogs wag their tails? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Jules Howard

Why do dogs wag their tails? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Jules Howard

Tail wagging, I tell her (as she climbs me like a tree upon seeing a hamster-sized bichon frise puppy approaching at our local park) is a good indicator of the friendliness of a dog.

Christopher Eccleston: How the Anti-Nazi League changed my life | Brief letters

Christopher Eccleston: How the Anti-Nazi League changed my life | Brief letters

• Lolly sticks are regularly used by teachers (Letters, 16 August). Hearing other owners cracking up laughing when Dinsdale Seeley was called, we often wished we’d named him George or any “human” name. • Join the debate – email guardian.letters@theguardian.com

Pregnant Dog Survives Being Buried Alive Beneath the City

Pregnant Dog Survives Being Buried Alive Beneath the City

After some digging, he discovered a pregnant dog who had been buried alive and left for dead, reports The Dodo. Vadim Rustam is a local resident who lives in front of the sidewalk where the dog was crying for help.