Animal rescue centre asks public for donations to help shih tzu run again

Animal rescue centre asks public for donations to help shih tzu run again

One-year-old Bertie has a genetic condition that caused his legs to stop growing – his feet are now rolled underneath his body and he’s in agony.

Creating a Dog Weight-Loss Plan for Your Overweight Dog

Creating a Dog Weight-Loss Plan for Your Overweight Dog

If your dog is overweight, a dog weight-loss plan can help your pup lose unhealthy pounds of body fat.

Dog left with no eyes after getting abandoned twice finally finds a home

Dog left with no eyes after getting abandoned twice finally finds a home

Miyoshi had her eyes removed after suffering with glaucoma and an autoimmune disease (Picture: Caters) Tyler Keith, 25, and Abby Richardson, 24, instantly fell in love with Miyoshi at the adoption centre in September, and knew they had to welcome her into their home.

'Just DESPICABLE' Tragedy as 'skeleton' bulldog left to die under a bush

'Just DESPICABLE' Tragedy as 'skeleton' bulldog left to die under a bush

RSPCA Inspector David McAdam said the bulldog was suffering some of the worst health problems he has ever witnessed when the pet was found in a remote area of countryside near Blidworth, Nottinghamshire, last week.

Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog looking for another new home after latest TRAGIC incident

Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog looking for another new home after latest TRAGIC incident

Sadly, Mr Moffatt died recently and Buddy has boomeranged back to the Dogs Trust West Calder rescue centre, where an appeal is being launched to help him find a new forever home.

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Three-month-old kittens Izzy and Twitch have cerebellar hypoplasia, sometimes referred to as wobbly cat syndrome. With four rescue cats already living with the couple and their daughter, Jennifer Ferguson was reluctant to expand their feline family yet again.

Dog with rare medical condition has his very own high chair to help him eat

Dog with rare medical condition has his very own high chair to help him eat

Buck was taken in by the charity Team Edward Labrador Rescue before his story was spotted by University of Nottingham vet and teaching associate, Emma Drinkall. (Picture: Emma Drinkall / SWNS.com)Buck weighed only 17kg (37.4lbs) when he was taken in by the charity Team Edward.

Dry Eye in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Vet-Recommended Treatment

Dry Eye in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Vet-Recommended Treatment

Your veterinarian will then use the hashmarks on the strip to measure how much lubricating fluid the tear glands are producing. If your dog is making less than that and has red, painful eyes, then dry eye is suspected.

The colour of your dog could determine how long it’ll live

The colour of your dog could determine how long it’ll live

A study by the University of Sydney has found that Labradors of certain colours have shorter life expectancies, and also suffer from more health problems. Breeders targeting this colour may therefore be more likely to breed only Labradors carrying the chocolate coat gene.

Heatstroke in Dogs: Signs, Treatment and Prevention

Heatstroke in Dogs: Signs, Treatment and Prevention

Summer is here, and with temperatures reaching all-time highs, it is critical that pet parents understand the dangers of heatstroke in dogs, including signs to look for, how to treat heat stroke or heat exhaustion in dogs and, most importantly, the best ways to prevent this emergency from happening.

Will you adopt this gorgeous dog who needs daily pedicures?

Will you adopt this gorgeous dog who needs daily pedicures?

(Picture: Dogs Trust/SWNS.COM)Dogs Trust desperately wants someone to give Snow a new home, and will help with future vet bills for her allergy treatment. (Picture: Dogs Trust/SWNS.COM)Staff at Dogs Trust are hoping that when they realise how much Snow loves her daily spa, someone will come forward and adopt her.

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.

Forget dogs, horses can read humans too, says a new study

In the present study, researchers Ayaka Takimoto and Toshikazu Hasegawa used the expectancy violation method to investigate whether horses cross-modally perceive human emotion by integrating facial expression and voice tone.

Dog food recall: Advance Dermocare tied to deaths, illness

Dog food recall: Advance Dermocare tied to deaths, illness

Mars Petcare Australia has voluntarily recalled Advance Dermocare dry food, after learning a number of dogs have been affected by megaesophagus, a condition not usually linked to food.Nine police dog squad members, including one who was euthanased, have been struck down by the condition — an enlargement of the oesophagus.

RSPCA: Dog ‘Booka’ abandoned with heartbreaking note

But the animal welfare charity runs community programs to help people and their pets who are doing it tough, stay together.“It breaks our hearts to see loved family pets surrendered because they can’t afford vet care, and we understand that can be a really difficult decision to make,” RSPCA NSW CEO Steve Coleman said.Booka the dog has a genetic form of mange, which is treatable.Source:Supplied“You can see the pain and confusion on a surrendered animal’s face.