Dog who died on Christmas Day given horse drawn carriage procession in £4k funeral

Dog who died on Christmas Day given horse drawn carriage procession in £4k funeral

Consultancy practice owner Ms Smajic, of Acton, west London, gave Captain a send off like no other, involving horses, doves, limos, a luxury coffin and a burial.

One of the skinniest dogs ever rescued by RSPCA...and look her now!

One of the skinniest dogs ever rescued by RSPCA...and look her now!

RSCPA staff say Skye was the skinniest dog they have rescued (Image: RSPCA) The sight of Skye the Staffie enjoying the good life with her new family is a lifetime away from the horrific skeletal figure that greeted rescuers.

Sad and shocking! Adorable puppy found dumped 'COLD' and 'ALL ALONE' in car park

Sad and shocking! Adorable puppy found dumped 'COLD' and 'ALL ALONE' in car park

The case of Snoop the Staffordshire bull terrier-type pet shocked animal lovers globally after CCTV images showed a man getting out of a car with the pet and its bed then deserting it on the pavement on the other side of the road.

'It is a shame!' Britain’s tiger-striped dogs WAIT LONGER for new homes than other rescues

'It is a shame!' Britain’s tiger-striped dogs WAIT LONGER for new homes than other rescues

"It would be lovely if 2019 could change the fortunes of some of the longer stay dogs in our care and they could finally find their forever home.” Stella still waiting a year on at RSPCA Millbrook Animal Centre in Surrey (Image: RSPCA) STELLA.

Caring for your senior feline friend

Caring for your senior feline friend

This coincides with a growing appreciation for cats as a unique species with a special physiology and set of behavioural needs requiring customised care – both at home and from the vet.

Americans Will Spend $815 Million on Pets for Valentine's Day

Americans Will Spend $815 Million on Pets for Valentine's Day

According to an article by Laura Petrecca and Sabrina Treitz, of USA Today , one out of five pet owners will spend money on their pets this Valentine’s Day. A total of $815 million will be spent this year on Valentine’s Day gifts for furry friends; this from a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation .

HEARTBREAKING: Stoke hit by SPATE of dog abandonments - 'It is DISGUSTING'

HEARTBREAKING: Stoke hit by SPATE of dog abandonments - 'It is DISGUSTING'

Peppa the abandoned dog named because of her bright pink skin (Image: RSPCA) Days after CCTV footage of a dog called Snoop being turfed out of a car went viral worldwide, animal cruelty investigators are probing two new cruelty cases in the city.

8 Functional and Fashionable Dog Car Seat Covers

8 Functional and Fashionable Dog Car Seat Covers

6. Frisco Quilted Water Resistant Bench Car Seat Cover Via Chewy.com Made of sturdy, stain-resistant Oxford polyester, this machine-washable dog car seat cover features a non-slip mesh backing, convenient storage pockets and slits for easy seat belt access.

Forest, the Wheelchair Cat, Rolls Into Social Media Fame

“A lot of people see a really cute cat in a wheelchair and want to jump on that opportunity to take him,” clinic veterinarian Abbey Burgess is quoted as saying on Global News.

Mayhew and Crisis team up again to help homeless people and their pets

Mayhew and Crisis team up again to help homeless people and their pets

(Picture: Mayhew) For the 12th year running, animal welfare charity Mayhew teamed up with homelessness charity Crisis to help people and their pets living on the streets over the festive period.

What Can I Give my Dog for Pain: Pain Meds for Dogs

What Can I Give my Dog for Pain: Pain Meds for Dogs

Your veterinarian will conduct a physical exam, share the findings with you and make recommendations for additional testing and/or pain management. Don’t be afraid to ask your veterinarian for pain management options, including natural supplements and/or generic formulations.

What Dog Harness Is Right for Your Pup?

What Dog Harness Is Right for Your Pup?

“A dog harness is a good tool because it distributes pressure from the leash over a larger area of the dog’s body, and it’s designed to prevent too much stress on any one part of the dog’s body, so the dog can move comfortably and safely,” Bloom says.

Heartbreaking moment dog chases after owner who had just dumped him in street

Heartbreaking moment dog chases after owner who had just dumped him in street

CCTV footage captures the cruel owner taking a white and black Staffordshire bull terrier from a car and leading it to the other side of the road.

Dog owner caught on CCTV dumping pet at roadside and ‘callously’ driving away

Dog owner caught on CCTV dumping pet at roadside and ‘callously’ driving away

The latest CCTV footage shows a car in Stoke-on-Trent pulling up at the side of the road and a man leaving the passenger side carrying a dog bed and leading a black-and-white Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog.

Animal cruelty: Pet snake thrown away like fly-tipped rubbish

Animal cruelty: Pet snake thrown away like fly-tipped rubbish

Animal cruelty: Pet snake thrown away like fly-tipped rubbish COLD-HEARTED reptile collectors left this striking snake to die amid a pile of rubbish because they no longer wanted to keep it as a novelty pet.

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Hunt for cruel thugs who hanged badger opposite school

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Hunt for cruel thugs who hanged badger opposite school

Horror as badger hanged from crossbar (Image: RSPCA) This sickening scene greeted a school caretaker who hurriedly took down the dead animal before it was seen by children.

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

In the book, I list numerous ways to save on pet spending while maintaining a high level of quality and care. Too often, vets have to work with a pet parent's limited budget, meaning they might not be able to follow the ideal medical protocol.

Credit Cards for Pet Expenses

Credit Cards for Pet Expenses

In 2013, for example, the CFPB ordered CareCredit (who was issued by GE Capital Retail Bank at the time) to pay $34.1 million in refunds to their cardholders for deceptive health-care credit card enrollment practices.

Why I Refuse to Brush the Dog's Teeth

Why I Refuse to Brush the Dog's Teeth

The veterinary dentist won't give your dog braces, but he has ways to realign the teeth. (Is there doggie Invisalign?) Turns out that not a lot of other people want to brush their dog's teeth either.

Adoption ban reminds Germans pets are not just for Christmas

Adoption ban reminds Germans pets are not just for Christmas

“We just don’t want to see animals being placed under the Christmas tree and then soon after returning to us because the creature turned out not to be such a good idea after all,” says Beate Kaminski of Tierheim Berlin.

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