You can now dress your dog up like a mermaid in a glittering life jacket

You can now dress your dog up like a mermaid in a glittering life jacket

The adorable outfit has a scale-like design, as well as a little fin at the back, turning your pooch into a real life Ariel. The mermaid jacket also features adjustable buckets and a strap at the top so you can help your dog along – or lift them out of the water, if needed.

Woman dies after being bitten by dog while defending her own pet

Woman dies after being bitten by dog while defending her own pet

Lancashire Constabulary said she was bitten on the hand and neck while trying to defend her own dog during the incident on the old railway lines in Brookfield.

Man drags daschund by his neck while browsing supermarket shelves

Man drags daschund by his neck while browsing supermarket shelves

‘While the man is casually perusing the shelves he grabs the dog by his neck and picks him up before carrying him around the store as he continues his shopping.

A MIRACLE! Lucky duck takes to water after surviving HORRIFIC blowdart attack

A MIRACLE! Lucky duck takes to water after surviving HORRIFIC blowdart attack

Blow dart went straight through duck's neck (Image: RSPCA) Duck was lucky to survive being shot in neck with four inch metal blowdart (Image: RSPCA) Inspector Sara Jordan said: “Almost every RSPCA officer in our area had a go at catching him but as he was still very active, and able to fly and swim, every time we tried, he managed to escape.

11 best dog collars

11 best dog collars

It is one-size-fits-all, but it’s likely to overwhelm a tiny dog and although it has a sturdy clasp for an ID tag and lead, it doesn't appear to be the comfiest collar for 24/7 wear.

Mum broke her neck tripping over her dog and falling down the stairs

Mum broke her neck tripping over her dog and falling down the stairs

Bexx Hunt tripped over her dog and fell down the stairs in a freak accident (Picture: James Linsell-Clark/ SWNS.com)‘It was just something you would never expect.

What you have to know before you put a collar on your pet dog

What you have to know before you put a collar on your pet dog

Making a dog wear a collar or putting a leash is easier said than done. Instead of putting the collar on the dog, hold it in front of your pet for a while. If the dog resists putting on a collar.

Snake enthusiast killed by 8-foot python he had owned since it 'fitted in the palm of his hand'

Snake enthusiast killed by 8-foot python he had owned since it 'fitted in the palm of his hand'

His mother told the court her son kept 10 snakes, along with 12 tarantulas at the family home. His mother told the court the snake had loved her son and that Tiny was “his baby”.

Emergency Care for Your Pet

Emergency Care for Your Pet

Take care to support his neck and back in case he’s suffered any spinal injuries.For cats: Gently place a blanket or towel over the cat’s head to prevent biting; then slowly lift the cat and place her in an open-topped carrier or box.