Man behind worst dog abuse RSPCA rescuers had ever seen is spared jail

Man behind worst dog abuse RSPCA rescuers had ever seen is spared jail

Daisy suffering from a chronic skin condition but her owner failed to bring her to the vet (Picture: SWNS)A dog owner of a pet who lost her fur in one of the worst cases of animal neglect the RSPCA has ever seen has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

8 tips to make your dog happy

8 tips to make your dog happy

And who doesn’t like a happy dog running around the house, licking your face, expressing love and most importantly bringing a smile on your face? Just like kids, dogs also love new toys. Introducing him to new people one at a time, will keep your dog calm and aboard.

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand

Man going by the name of Chris says he wrote condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford. Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand. Chris said he wrote a condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford.

Have a checklist before adopting a pet

Have a checklist before adopting a pet

But there are certain things that we need to ensure before we bring a pet home. When you're planning to adopt a pet, calculate the expenses involved in taking care of it and add that to your monthly budget.

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

One of the last dogs rescued from Michael Vick's dogfighting ring dies

Erin Menard / Best Friends Animal SocietyTess Rushton happened to be interning at Best Friends at the time and decided to adopt Layla.“She turned out to be absolutely lovely,” Rushton told TODAY.The “clumsy goof” adapted well to being spoiled by her new mom, who cooked organic food to mix into high-quality kibble, and made toys with hidden treats to help stimulate the clever dog’s mind.

Carrie Underwood is Smashing Cars: It’s Not What you Think

Carrie Underwood is Smashing Cars: It’s Not What you Think

Carrie Underwood made headlines when her dogs accidentally locked themselves and her 4-month-old son in the car, as reported by Lauren Zupkus of the Huffington Post, the singer had to think fast.

Firefighters save dog left in boiling car with no windows open

Firefighters save dog left in boiling car with no windows open

Little Bertie was left alone in the car with no windows open in the direct sunlight (Picture: Cambridgeshire Live)Firefighters were forced to break into a boiling car and rescue a dog after owners left him alone with no windows open in a supermarket car park.

Best in show: artists' portraits of their pooches – in pictures

Best in show: artists' portraits of their pooches – in pictures

Lucian Freud’s whippet, Pluto, Joan Jonas’s dog, Zina, and William Wegman’s elegant weimaraners are just some of the artists’ pooches that will appear in a new exhibition called Dog Show that marks the 35th anniversary of Southwark Park Galleries (formerly CGP), based in the south London park. Dog Show, Southwark Park Galleries, London SE16, 18 July-8 September.

Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary rescues dogs, pays vet bills

Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary rescues dogs, pays vet bills

“When they come to us from the shelter, we say, ‘Today is the day that they start their new life,’” Zina Goodin, co-founder of Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary, told TODAY .

Shopper fuming as owner of dog left in hot BMW rants ‘mind your own business’

Shopper fuming as owner of dog left in hot BMW rants ‘mind your own business’

Joanna Marshall (right) was told to mind her own business by the BMW owner (Picture: SWNS)Concerned shoppers trying to help a dog trapped inside a parked BMW were told to ‘f*** off’ and ‘mind their own business’ when the owner returned from shopping at Tesco.

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Animal charities say it’s teaching the wrong lessons – but schools argue it inspires children to learn about the natural world. Watching duck eggs hatch in a classroom was a “wow” experience that brought the topic to life, says Sarah Holmes, teacher in Derby High School’s primary department.

Coping with hair shedding

Coping with hair shedding

1) Infestation and infection: Presence of parasites like fleas and mites triggers hair loss; these infest the dog and irritate the skin, causing severe itching which results in scratching and hair loss . A healthy coat is less likely to have loose hair to shed.

Dulux dogs 'facing extinction' as owners shun them for fashion breeds

Dulux dogs 'facing extinction' as owners shun them for fashion breeds

A spokesperson said the iconic dog has now been added to its ‘At Watch’ list for the first time, making it among the breeds of dogs of which there are between just 300-450 annual registrations.

Thief who stole dog and tried to cut its ears off still allowed to own animals

Thief who stole dog and tried to cut its ears off still allowed to own animals

Martin Carter, 32, has been sentenced to six months behind bars after stealing Marley, an American XL Bully dog, from Birmingham Dogs Home in November 2017. Carter was given a six month custodial sentence for handling stolen goods and three months – which will run concurrently – for the animal offence, on June 4.

Heartbreaking note asks for thief to return photos of dog’s last day alive

Heartbreaking note asks for thief to return photos of dog’s last day alive

The victim didn’t care about the cash or camera, they just wanted the photos of their dog (Picture: Facebook/Getty)Ready to have a little cry? The unknown writer says the man in their house robbed them, taking their cash and their DSLR camera – but they don’t care about that.

RSPCA appeals for the owners of elderly dog thrown out of window to come forward

RSPCA appeals for the owners of elderly dog thrown out of window to come forward

(Picture: RSPCA/SWNS/Google Map)The RSPCA is appealing for the owners of an adorable elderly dog to come forward after she was thrown out of a moving car.

Dog weepie movies – ranked!

Dog weepie movies – ranked!

The money scene for sad-dog-film completists is the one where an ageing, arthritis-suffering Skip (played by Frasier’s Eddie) tries to climb on to a bed, and fails.

Dog’s tail ‘cut off’ in police care after he was accused of being banned breed

Dog’s tail ‘cut off’ in police care after he was accused of being banned breed

The family have had him since he was a puppy and said he would ‘never hurt a fly’ (Picture: Supplied) After being returned from police kennels, his tail was missing and he was missing fur from his legs (Picture: Supplied)Mitch was taken from her brother Pawel, 21, as he was walking him close to where they live in Dagenham.

Snake found on bus rattles passengers in Paisley

Snake found on bus rattles passengers in Paisley

A “fare-dodging” snake had to be removed from a bus after alarming passengers. McGill’s said on Facebook: “Our inspector Mick [McArthur] removing a fare-dodging ‘passenger’ from a bus in Paisley yesterday. McArthur was pictured with the creature safely in a bag.

'An abandoned boa in Bristol': RSPCA rescue 4,000 exotic pets a year

'An abandoned boa in Bristol': RSPCA rescue 4,000 exotic pets a year

A three-metre long (10ft) boa constrictor found abandoned in a car in Bristol and a marmoset lying dead in a north London street were among the thousands of exotic animal-related incidents the RSPCA was called to last year.

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