Labrador puppy beaten to death with slipper for defecating inside house

Labrador puppy beaten to death with slipper for defecating inside house

Shadow was just 17-weeks old when she was killed (Picture: Oxford Mail)A scaffolder who beat a puppy to death with a slipper has been jailed for almost six months.

From dogs in jeans and sunglasses to eating bento... Japan is taking dog ownership to a whole new level

From dogs in jeans and sunglasses to eating bento... Japan is taking dog ownership to a whole new level

But Japan Airlines offers special charter flights to domestic tourist destinations once a year that let dog owners bring their pets inside the cabin. Ishiyama says that’s because it’s hard to overcome the hurdles associated with dog ownership in Japan, and only people who are really committed to owning dogs do so.

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter

I was living in a 15-person hostel dorm in early 2017 when I decided to start cat sitting. To date I’ve stayed in 25 houses, looked after 30 cats and saved about £10,000 that would have gone on rent.

New Study Supports a Special Bond between Dogs and Mothers

New Study Supports a Special Bond between Dogs and Mothers

Feltman reports that the study showed “a common network of brain regions involved in emotion, reward, affiliation, visual processing and social cognition” when mothers viewed images of their own children and dogs. "Patterns of Brain Activation When Mothers View Their Own Child and Dog: An FMRI Study."

Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Just look at them (Picture: Alamy Live News/ PA)Let’s be honest, everyone’s favourite part of elections is seeing dogs at polling stations. Brits are taking their four-legged friends to vote in the European Parliament elections at polling stations across the UK today.

UK’s ‘unluckiest dog’ finally finds a home after five years at a shelter

UK’s ‘unluckiest dog’ finally finds a home after five years at a shelter

(Picture: EDCH /SWNS.COM)The UK’s ‘unluckiest’ dog has found a new home – after five years at an animal shelter. (Picture: EDCH /SWNS.COM)And now staff, who dubbed Star the UK’s unluckiest dog, said he has found a home with Graeme Webb, a professional photographer from Hawick, Scottish Borders.

Understanding separation anxiety

Understanding separation anxiety

Over pampering by pet parents such as letting the pup follow them everywhere, all the time in the house – even in the bathroom. The Reason Doctors No Longer Prescribe Diabetes Meds (Watch).

Puppy School review – cute, but less jeopardy than a Bake Off highlights reel

Puppy School review – cute, but less jeopardy than a Bake Off highlights reel

For four programmes they needed 12 dogs with owners who would still be reliably useless at puppy training at the three-month mark. By the end of training all three puppies have made some progress (for Athena it’s mostly in the weight department; she’s put on another two stone) and their owners have been on a journey.

Pick of the Litter review – heartwarming dogumentary

Pick of the Litter review – heartwarming dogumentary

Cuteness levels regularly exceed safe norms during this heartwarming “dogumentary” as five labrador puppies – Potomac, Patriot, Poppy, Phil and Primrose – are put into training to become guide dogs for the blind.

New ‘Lucy’s law’ will protect dogs and cats in crackdown on puppy farms

New ‘Lucy’s law’ will protect dogs and cats in crackdown on puppy farms

Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who died in 2016 after being poorly treated on a Welsh puppy farm (Picture: PA)New laws are set to come into place next year to protect puppies and kittens from unscrupulous breeders.

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats

Organisers of the Dogstival event in the New Forest said they were concerned about safety of the public after death threats received by Packham.

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

A law banning puppy and kitten farming, which campaigners hope will end the practice by some unscrupulous breeders of keeping animals constantly pregnant and often in dirty and cramped conditions, is to be laid by the government.

Vet warns ‘don’t throw sticks for dogs’ after operating on puppy

Vet warns ‘don’t throw sticks for dogs’ after operating on puppy

The puppy’s owners noticed something was wrong when she started vomiting blood (Picture: SWNS)Corona had to stay at the vets for eight days after her surgery and the Cook’s say they’ll never throw a stick for their dog again.

How to keep your pets safe from summer stress

How to keep your pets safe from summer stress

Unlike humans, pets cannot sweat through their body surface; they depend completely on panting to cool themselves. 5) Never leave your pet in the car in this weather, as he will be prone to heat stress. The Reason Doctors No Longer Prescribe Diabetes Meds (Watch).

Dog’s tail ‘cut off’ in police care after he was accused of being banned breed

Dog’s tail ‘cut off’ in police care after he was accused of being banned breed

The family have had him since he was a puppy and said he would ‘never hurt a fly’ (Picture: Supplied) After being returned from police kennels, his tail was missing and he was missing fur from his legs (Picture: Supplied)Mitch was taken from her brother Pawel, 21, as he was walking him close to where they live in Dagenham.

Company turns pets’ ashes into glass paws owners can keep forever

Company turns pets’ ashes into glass paws owners can keep forever

What a sweet memento (Picture: Davenport Memorial Glass)When your pet passes over the rainbow bridge, it’s hard to say goodbye. The company create the keepsakes using a small amount of your pet’s ashes, and they look like a little paw print.

It's a boy! Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcome royal baby

It's a boy! Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcome royal baby

After weeks of rumors that Meghan could have a home birth , it appears that may have been the case as the palace's statement says the duchess's mother, Doria Ragland, is with the royal couple and new baby at their home, Frogmore Cottage.

Emotional problems and bonding

Emotional problems and bonding

“However, if first-time parents can detect a difference in their pet’s behaviour around the pregnant mistress, it’s time to train the pet from a professional dog trainer.”.

Owners shove dog off wall into animal shelter and abandon it

Owners shove dog off wall into animal shelter and abandon it

The men are seen pushing the dog over the railings (Picture: Dave Rudge News)The video shared on Thursday on social media, shows the two men initially checking the area outside the shelter for witnesses.

Some dogs clearly don’t like being made to wait at polling stations

Some dogs clearly don’t like being made to wait at polling stations

Bad boy vs good boy (Picture: Twitter)There might be some very important local elections going on today, but let’s be honest, we only care about adorable dogs at polling stations. The hashtag #DogsAtPollingStations took off again on Twitter, following what has now become a tradition on election days.

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