Therapy: Therapy pooches and cats help youngsters fight stress and anxiety

Therapy: Therapy pooches and cats help youngsters fight stress and anxiety

These therapy dogs are specially trained to heal, connect and play with youngsters, and to make them feel happy and comfortable. Pune-based therapy dog owner Garvita Shah says, “It is a misconception that youngsters suffering from depression, anxiety and sadness only seek pet ‘therapy’.

You can now use pet face swap to see what your dog would look like as a cat

You can now use pet face swap to see what your dog would look like as a cat

Nvidia Corporation, a technology company that creates graphics processors and works with artificial intelligence, has designed a new website that allows owners to upload a photo of their pet and swap it against a bank of images that includes cats, foxes, other dogs and exotic animals like lemurs and hyenas.

Keeping Dogs and Cats Warm in Winter

Keeping Dogs and Cats Warm in Winter

Top Cold-Weather Concerns For Pets Via iStock.com/Pekic Most of our dogs and cats are covered with fur, and some breeds seem to tolerate the cold more naturally, but… “Every breed has different limits of hot/cold, and each pet should be considered individually,” says Dr. Sara Witherell, a board-certified associate veterinarian at Animal Kind Veterinary Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.

Meet Amsterdam’s official pet photographer

Meet Amsterdam’s official pet photographer

The picture is emblematic of Rozendaal’s approach: it is at once a portrait of a pet, its owner (who appears only at the periphery of the frame), the relationship they share, and the environment in which they live.

'Absolutely AWFUL' Cat poisoner fears as five animals die horrifically in SAME SPOT

'Absolutely AWFUL' Cat poisoner fears as five animals die horrifically in SAME SPOT

It was horrible to see and vets were absolutely sure the cause was antifreeze poisoning.”Smudge the pet cat had to be put to sleep (Image: RSPCA)Freya the cat the first victim to die (Image: RSPCA)The RSPCA has launched an investigation into the poisonings centred around the Lampeter Velfrey area of Whitland, Pembrokeshire, and today warned pet owners to be vigilant and report any information about the poisonings to its 24-hour emergency line.The first cat to die was Ms Davies’ black and white queen called Freya.

Finding a Lost Pet

Finding a Lost Pet

If there are no shelters close to your home, contact the police.Tell Your Social Media NetworksSend an email about your lost pet to local friends, colleagues and family members and ask them to pass on the information to anyone they can.

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

Be sure to discuss your expectations at length with a permanent caregiver, so he or she understands the responsibility of caring for your pet.Step 4: Prepare Emergency Supplies and Traveling KitsIf you must evacuate your home in a crisis, plan for the worst-case scenario.

Cutting Pet Care Costs

Cutting Pet Care Costs

Visit our Dog Grooming Tips page to learn more.Protect Your Pet from ParasitesFlea and tick infestations can cause a host of costly medical problems from minor skin irritations to life-threatening blood loss.

Dog jackets, and more: How to best care for your pets in winter

Dog jackets, and more: How to best care for your pets in winter

Luckily, the quick thinking of her rescuer spared her.Source:SuppliedLike humans, animals can also suffer in the cold without sufficient warmth and protection.Every winter, almost 5600 animals are taken care of by RSPCA NSW.As temperatures start to drop off across the state, RSPCA NSW urges pet owners to consider the effects of the bitter weather on their pets.RSPCA NSW Yagoona Hospital’s managing veterinarian, Dr Christina Zhu, provided five tips to keep pets out of harm’s way this winter.1.

Commonwealth Bank: Pet luxury spending doubles in two years

Commonwealth Bank: Pet luxury spending doubles in two years

Getting a dog nails polished is apparently a thing.Source:SuppliedDeputy General Manager for Small Business Nicole McCormack says pet shops have been getting creative.They’ve been offering new services, conveniences and products — all aimed at pampering pets.“Australian pet spending continues to rise and as a result we’re seeing more entrepreneurs launch niche small businesses to cater for the growing demand.