A Crappy Trip: Service Dog Answers Call of Nature, Forces Emergency Landing

A Crappy Trip: Service Dog Answers Call of Nature, Forces Emergency Landing

Consider the case of Philadelphia-bound US Airways Flight 598, which made an unexpected stop in Kansas City a few hours after its departure from Los Angeles. “About an hour into the flight, I started smelling this terrible smell,” passenger Steven McCall told Inside Edition’s Diane McInerney.

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.

Life expectancy of chocolate labradors is linked to their colour, finds study

Life expectancy of chocolate labradors is linked to their colour, finds study

Scientists are warning that the second most popular dog breed in the UK is more vulnerable to a number of serious health problems including obesity, ear infections and joint conditions.

Be careful of puppy poop – it can make you sick

Be careful of puppy poop – it can make you sick

The other 27 had either bought a Petland puppy, shopped at Petland or visited someone who had purchased a puppy from Petland, the CDC report says.Infected dogs may or may not show signs of illness, such as diarrhoea, vomiting, or a fever, so it's important to take precautions when around dogs, the CDC says.To prevent catching campylobacter from dogs, the CDC advises that you:Wash your hands thoroughly after touching dogs, their poop, or their food.

Is your dog fat? Fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

Is your dog fat? Fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

He moved to San Francisco for three months, tracked down Czech manufacturers and a customer service subcontractor.Owners willing to splurgeTwo years later, production and sales of the Actijoy fitness trackers have begun, with one unit costing about $300.

Firefighting Goats Protect Property in San Francisco

Firefighting Goats Protect Property in San Francisco

Tucked away in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco you’ll find City Grazing--a goat landscaping business. City Grazing is a small business which allows them to know and name each goat.

'Dogs against Brexit' to march on Parliament to demand new EU referendum

'Dogs against Brexit' to march on Parliament to demand new EU referendum

Organisers of the “wooferendum” march say more than half of vets registering in the UK each year come from abroad, most from the EU, and they cite a report by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) saying a cut in numbers would be likely to cause shortages, jeopardising animal welfare and economic production.

See police officers encounter a massive whale while out on patrol

See police officers encounter a massive whale while out on patrol

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Watch K-9 puppies in training frolic at first day of puppy school

Watch K-9 puppies in training frolic at first day of puppy school

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Pets across the UK are ‘lonely, overweight and stressed’, says new report

Pets across the UK are ‘lonely, overweight and stressed’, says new report

A report from the veterinary charity PDSA revealed that 24 per cent of British pet owners carried out no preparatory work ahead of bringing an animal into their home, a figure equating to 5.2 million people.

Snowball the Cockatoo Proves Animals Can Dance

Snowball the Cockatoo Proves Animals Can Dance

According to Robert Krulwich of NPR, professor Aniruddh Patel turned snowball’s dance into a science experiment to see if he could get Snowball to dance to 11 more beats. The results surprised Patel; Snowball was actually able to dance along with beats other than the one that made him famous.

Complexities of an adopted dog

Complexities of an adopted dog

After that, it’s crucial to assert the house rules to him/her to help you co-exist with your pet. It’s important not to expect a lot from the dog and give them their space till they feel comfortable enough to trust you.

Dog news: Killer dog bowl warning after DEADLY bugs discovered in scientific study

Dog news: Killer dog bowl warning after DEADLY bugs discovered in scientific study

Dog news: Killer dog bowl warning after DEADLY bugs discovered in scientific study DEADLY bugs have been found lurking in dog drinking bowls.

Is it OK for owners to leave while vet puts the pet down?

Is it OK for owners to leave while vet puts the pet down?

“Asked my vet what the hardest part was about his job & he said when he has to put an animal down 90% of owners don’t actually want to be in the room when he injects them so the animal’s last moments are usually them frantically looking around for their owners & tbh that broke me,” read the tweet, posted earlier this summer.

Pet Parent Runs Loose at National Veterinary Conference, NAVC

Pet Parent Runs Loose at National Veterinary Conference, NAVC

I was lucky enough to join more than 16,000 professionals in the veterinary industry this week to get a behind-the-scenes view of how our veterinarians live, care-for and love pets.

Little girl dresses as her aunt’s assistance dog for Book Week

Little girl dresses as her aunt’s assistance dog for Book Week

She attended her Sydney daycare’s Book Week dressed as Thadeus the assistance dog, to raise awareness about mental health and the importance of service animals.

'Huge cat alert': 29-pound feline named Chubbs finds new home after rescue

'Huge cat alert': 29-pound feline named Chubbs finds new home after rescue

According to James Chisum, a rep for the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, Chubbs had looked well-cared-for when he was brought in and had acted very friendly, which made the staff believe that he was lost, and not feral.

Airlines and cruise ships crack down on emotional support animals

Airlines and cruise ships crack down on emotional support animals

Federal regulations allow some disabled passengers to fly with their service animals, and the Air Carrier Service Act allows for those with mental-health issues to travel with an ESA free of charge if it helps alleviate anxiety.

We live in an age of anxiety – and we can’t blame it all on Trump | Arwa Mahdawi

We live in an age of anxiety – and we can’t blame it all on Trump | Arwa Mahdawi

Barnes & Noble recently announced that US sales of books related to anxiety are up more than 25% from a year ago, leading the retailer to hypothesise that “[Americans] may be living in an anxious nation”.

Unethical puppy and kitten farms 'to be banned' in England

Unethical puppy and kitten farms 'to be banned' in England

The government is to ban unethical puppy and kitten farms in England, pledging to end the trade of unscrupulous breeders who keep animals in filthy and cramped conditions and force some to be pregnant many times over.

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