Junkyard Dog Risks Life, Travels Miles Alone Daily to Care for Friends

Junkyard Dog Risks Life, Travels Miles Alone Daily to Care for Friends

Abandoned in a Brazilian junkyard, Lilica began roaming farther for food to feed her 8 puppies. But she didn’t stop there - even after her puppies were grown and adopted, Lilica continued bringing food back to feed the other animals in the junkyard.

Just because you're vegan, it doesn't mean your dog should be

Just because you're vegan, it doesn't mean your dog should be

Only recently, it was shown that the gut microbiome of dogs is quite different to that of wolves, with more evidence of bacteria that can break down carbohydrates and to some degree produce amino acids normally sourced from meat.

Pet owners beware: FDA warns of potential dangers of flea and tick pills

Pet owners beware: FDA warns of potential dangers of flea and tick pills

Pills or chews that protect dogs and cats against fleas can cause neurological problems such as stumbling or seizures, and pet owners need more warning, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

Puppy dumped in handbag had paws tied together with hairband

Puppy dumped in handbag had paws tied together with hairband

The red bag had been tied to the door of a charity shop and the eight-week old puppy was placed inside with the food and a note saying ‘Found this puppy’ (Picture: PA)‘The pup’s front paws were tied together with an elasticated hairband.

Where to Vacation with Your Dog: Austin, Texas

Where to Vacation with Your Dog: Austin, Texas

Humans can order beer, wine, cocktails (the aptly named Rescue Me features Tito’s Vodka, which is produced in Austin and is a local favorite) or mocktails from the attached bar while their dogs play. With its large, dog-friendly patio and live music four days a week, Moontower Saloon feels quintessentially Austin.

Palaces for your pets

Palaces for your pets

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What not to feed your pet

What not to feed your pet

Chocolates have caffeine and theobromine that can cause anything from vomiting to seizure. Even small quantities of grapes and raisins can make your pet sick with vomiting and exhaustion. Adult dogs and cats cannot digest milk and other dairy products.

Wetherspoons to ban dogs from its 1,000 pubs

Wetherspoons to ban dogs from its 1,000 pubs

The company said ‘after much consultation’ it would now be enforcing a policy already in place for not allowing dogs in pubs (Picture: Getty Images)The popular chain has announced it would be ‘strictly enforcing’ the nationwide ban on canines from 10 September.

Experience: I run a hospice for animals

Experience: I run a hospice for animals

Maggie and Osha inspired me to set up the Maggie Fleming animal hospice, offering end-of-life care for animals, in Dumfries in March 2016. We take animals from all over, but I cannot provide end-of-life care for all that need it, so I offer support to their owners instead.

Dog pictures dominate Instagram Photography Competition

Dog pictures dominate Instagram Photography Competition

(Picture: Manon.blossier, elo_pbrt/PIPA)To be a big hit on Instagram you need to master quality pictures in three categories: travels, food, and probably the most important – pets. Caption: Photobox Instagram Photography Awards for dogs Credit: constance.michaely/PIPA

Woman who said her dog was vegetarian is proved wrong in seconds

Woman who said her dog was vegetarian is proved wrong in seconds

She believed the animal wanted to be vegetarian, so purchased meat-free dog food and served up leftover vegetables (Picture: REX) Lucy Carrington decided to put Storm the Husky on a meat-free diet this summer when she started to go off her food (Picture: REX)

Saint Bernard Breaks Record for World's Longest Dog Tongue

Saint Bernard Breaks Record for World's Longest Dog Tongue

You might want to keep your ice cream cone wayyyy out of reach from this gal: a Saint Bernard named Mochi has been given the title of Longest Tongue on a Dog by the Guinness World Records.

Husband forced to choose between saving wife and dog from house fire

Husband forced to choose between saving wife and dog from house fire

(Picture: MEN Media)The house caught fire when they had left a pan of food on low heat for when the couple’s son Correy, 23, returned from work at around 11pm.

What Entrepreneurs Are Betting On in the Pet World in the Next Few Years

What Entrepreneurs Are Betting On in the Pet World in the Next Few Years

I went to one of the biggest in the dog world, the Global Pet Expo, in Orlando, Florida to see what owners can expect in the years to come – and what companies are betting on.

Dog news: Warning after greedy pooch swallows EIGHT-INCH metal skewer

Dog news: Warning after greedy pooch swallows EIGHT-INCH metal skewer

Dog news: Warning after greedy pooch swallows EIGHT-INCH metal skewer VETS have performed life-saving surgery on a dog which swallowed an eight-inch metal skewer along with a chicken kebab.

Rachael Ray's Nutrish 'natural' dog food is ‘potentially harmful,’ lawsuit says

Rachael Ray's Nutrish 'natural' dog food is ‘potentially harmful,’ lawsuit says

Rachael Ray's Nutrish 'natural' dog food is ‘potentially harmful,’ lawsuit says copied! Nutrish, the company that makes celebrity chef Rachael Ray's dog food brand, markets itself as containing natural ingredients. But a new lawsuit claims it contains a weed-killing chemical.

Take a look at the documentary ‘Pick of the Litter,’ which follows guide dog trainers

Take a look at the documentary ‘Pick of the Litter,’ which follows guide dog trainers

Take a look at the documentary ‘Pick of the Litter,’ which follows guide dog trainers copied! Jenna Bush Hager and Sheinelle Jones are joined by Anne Tyson, a trainer at Guide Dogs for the Blind, and an adorable Labrador puppy.

Curious about raising chickens? This company lets you rent hens for your backyard

Curious about raising chickens? This company lets you rent hens for your backyard

By contacting a Rent the Chicken affiliate in their area or ordering online, people who have no experience with chicken keeping can bring two or four laying hens into their yard along with a coop, food and water dishes, and enough feed for the six-month rental period.

Salmonella Sparks More Recalls

Salmonella Sparks More Recalls

According to NBC New York, pet food company “Nature’s Variety” is pulling three different sized packages of their ‘Instinct Raw Chicken Formula’ products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Instinct Raw Chicken Formula Patties for Dogs 6lb, UPC #769949611486

Rising veganism in the west has a downside | Letters

Rising veganism in the west has a downside | Letters

If vegans reach a big enough majority, the thinking behind eating plants directly rather than eating what eats them might lead to keeping the animals that cats and dogs eat.

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