Props to Bertha the obese chihuahua who lost almost half her body weight

Props to Bertha the obese chihuahua who lost almost half her body weight

She reached her 5lb goal a year into her diet, and Allison says ‘her vet is super happy with her at the moment.’ What Bertha looks like now (Picture : Allison Hackett /SWNS.COM) She continues, ‘Now she can go up and down the stairs, she can stand on her hind legs, she can run around.

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

While wild cats take a series of short “cat naps” throughout the day to stay vigilant toward both predators and potential prey, house cats live in an environment where it’s safe to sleep for long stretches of time during the day -- which amounts to having extra energy to burn at night.

Panic as dog requires URGENT surgery before vet discovers SURPRISING item in stomach

Panic as dog requires URGENT surgery before vet discovers SURPRISING item in stomach

After the operation, she was able to piece together what happened: he had eaten the bears belonging to a friend’s dog a few days earlier.Bone of contention: Charlie now on the road to recovery (Image: SWNS)She said: “It was very worrying, particularly as I was away from home.

Animal Selfie: How to Take a Good Selfie with Your Pet

Animal Selfie: How to Take a Good Selfie with Your Pet

If you’re wondering how to take a good selfie with your pet, here are some tips to help get your dog or cat comfortable and looking cute for the camera so you can share your animal selfies with the world.

Superfoods for your dog

Superfoods for your dog

While there has been enough discussion about not feeding sugar, salt, chocolate, garlic or mushrooms; how do we know what is healthy for pets? Oatmeal can be a good diet replacement for kibble as it is rich in fibre and helps regulate bowel movement.