Understanding High Blood Pressure in Dogs and Cats

Understanding High Blood Pressure in Dogs and Cats

More cardiologists, along with better informed pet owners, has resulted in a greater diagnosis of heart disease in dogs and cats. And a common precursor to heart disease in pets is the presence of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.

"Ideas, Formulas and Shortcuts for quail dog training

After adequate training, a bird hunting dog will have the ability to perform all the duties they will need to fulfil. The Supreme Strategy for Quail Dog Training What You Need to Know About Quail Dog Training

Dog stabbed in the eye by burglars during vicious break-in

Dog stabbed in the eye by burglars during vicious break-in

Lexi the dog before she was knifed in the face by burglars (Picture: SWNS) She viciously attacke dby a burglar last night (Picture: SWNS)They have been described by police as black and aged in their late 20s or early 30s.

Pomeranian Saves Family From House Fire

Pomeranian Saves Family From House Fire

Leicht reports that although Jezzy and her family were able to get to safety, you should never rely on a pet to warn you of a fire. Remember to check those smoke detectors often to protect your family and yourself.

Owner puts up £50,000 reward for safe return of stolen puppies

Owner puts up £50,000 reward for safe return of stolen puppies

Mother dog Lily feeding stolen puppies (Image: Essex Police/Mark Orley)Knife-wielding robbers held up Mark Orley’s teenage son at the family home and escaped with the two litters of puppies – seven French bulldogs and four dachshunds – sparking fears they will now die in the wrong hands.Mr Orley says the newly born dachshunds are too young to be taken from their mother as they have not been weaned.One of the dog raiders managed to trick the teenager into opening the door by turning up in a high-vis jacket and pretending to be from a utility company.

Dad’s rant after thieves stole 11 puppies from his children as he offers £50,000 reward

Dad’s rant after thieves stole 11 puppies from his children as he offers £50,000 reward

Thieves also left with four 11 days old Dachshund puppies (Picture: Mark Orley/Deadline News)‘I now want them to ring me before they answer the door to anyone.’

Military dogs put down for being 'unfit for service' could be pets

Military dogs put down for being 'unfit for service' could be pets

A new report claims that military dogs are being put down when they are no longer fit for service before they are even given the chance to become pets.

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.

Croydon cat killer unmasked as fox after three-year investigation

Croydon cat killer unmasked as fox after three-year investigation

Scotland Yard said its three-year investigation, during which dozens of dead animals were examined, has concluded humans are unlikely to have been responsible for killings.

Travel industry cracking down on rules regarding service animals

Travel industry cracking down on rules regarding service animals

Travel industry cracking down on rules regarding service animals copied! Airlines and cruise ships are rolling out new rules with a growing number of people attempting to cheat policies pertaining to emotional support animals.

Dog food recall: Advance Dermocare tied to deaths, illness

Dog food recall: Advance Dermocare tied to deaths, illness

Mars Petcare Australia has voluntarily recalled Advance Dermocare dry food, after learning a number of dogs have been affected by megaesophagus, a condition not usually linked to food.Nine police dog squad members, including one who was euthanased, have been struck down by the condition — an enlargement of the oesophagus.

Dog suicide bridge: Dogs jump to death off Overtoun Bridge

Dog suicide bridge: Dogs jump to death off Overtoun Bridge

Footage of the rescue was posted to Facebook by Darrell Perkins, who told Storyful that the dog, named Ginger, had been missing for a number of days before he was heard her howling from a nearby river.

Dogs vs cats: the smarter pet revealed by scientists

Dogs vs cats: the smarter pet revealed by scientists

Picture: ThinkstockSource:ThinkStock“I believe the absolute number of neurons an animal has, especially in the cerebral cortex, determines the richness of their internal mental state and their ability to predict what is about to happen in their environment based on past experience,” neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel from Vanderbilt University says.Dogs had the most neurons of any carnivore — even though they didn’t have the biggest brains.