Rare disease spread via rat urine kills seven dogs and leaves dozens of Australians ill

Rare disease spread via rat urine kills seven dogs and leaves dozens of Australians ill

Seven dogs have died in Sydney from a disease that can kill pets in 48 hours, is transmitted by rat urine and has emerged in New South Wales for the first time, possibly owing to construction “stirring up” rodent populations .

Baby chihuaua looking for forever home after being dropped from sky by hawk

Baby chihuaua looking for forever home after being dropped from sky by hawk

(Picture: Jennifer Olohan /SWNS.COM) An animal shelter has been inundated with requests to adopt a puppy that was snatched and dumped on a building site by a hawk.

Toddler’s injuries after being mauled by grandparents’ pitbull

Toddler’s injuries after being mauled by grandparents’ pitbull

Sarah found it hard to look at her son without breaking down (Picture: MDWfeatures / Sarah Fuller)Micajah had nightmares every night for the first month after the attack on May 12 and he is now terrified of dogs.