Britain’s fattest dog put on diet after ballooning to 11 stone

Britain’s fattest dog put on diet after ballooning to 11 stone

George weighs as much as an average British woman after munching on pasties and pies (Picture: Farlap) George will be cared for at Gables Farm in Plymouth, Devon, where the country’s two previous fattest dogs were both looked after (Picture: Farlap)Ruth Pickards, deputy manager for the farm, said she and the team were proud of the work they did to help obese animals get a better life.

Britain’s oldest pets: from a fortysomething goldfish to a centenarian tortoise

Britain’s oldest pets: from a fortysomething goldfish to a centenarian tortoise

Photograph: Natalya Vilman/Getty Images/iStockphoto “He’s a lovely cat, although he has got a little grumpy in his old age,” said Michele Heritage, from Devon, of Rubble, who celebrated his 30th birthday at a party at the vet’s last year. In 2014, a female tortoise called Tommy was thought to be Britain’s oldest pet, aged 116.

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Skye was taken in by the RSPCA after she was dumped outside an animal shelter in January 201 (Picture: SWNS) Staff said the six-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier was the skinniest they had ever rescued and even nicknamed her ‘X-ray dog’ (Picture: SWNS) New owner Hayley Wessier, 30, took Skye in and she immediately became best friends with Hayley’s pet lizard George.

George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, pays respects to late president at US Capitol

George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, pays respects to late president at US Capitol

Former President George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, arrived at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday morning to pay his respects to the late commander-in-chief, who is lying in state.

'Unbelievable': campaigners dispute police verdict 'M25 cat killer' is foxes

'Unbelievable': campaigners dispute police verdict 'M25 cat killer' is foxes

The Croydon cat killer case would not be the first time people had mistaken urban fox behaviour for something more sinister, said Bryant. Rather than focus on foxes, Scott said, we should look at the ultimate Croydon cat killer, the car.

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

All of their careful work upfront will assist the veterinarian in evaluating your pet's history and assist you in following through on any special needs your pet may require.

Howl of outrage as Curtin University makes George the therapy dog redundant

Howl of outrage as Curtin University makes George the therapy dog redundant

George the therapy dog has been made redundant at Curtin University. I get nothing from this apart from the joy of making students happy.”Originally published as Uni sacks therapy dog during exams

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

I called in the pros: the veterinarians at VetPronto and Dr. Anthony George, doctor of veterinary medicine and certified veterinary acupuncturist, to learn some simple tips to help find a qualified vet in your new hood.