Heartbreaking pictures of sparrowhawk snared with cable tie –animal cruelty probe launched

Heartbreaking pictures of sparrowhawk snared with cable tie –animal cruelty probe launched

Sparrowhawk was fastened to bottle by cable tie (Image: SSPCA)Shocking images of the bird of prey with its leg bloodied by the black plastic fastener biting into its flesh have been released by wildlife welfare campaigners as they investigate whether this was an incredible accident or a callous act of cruelty.

You can wear matching swim trunks with your dog

You can wear matching swim trunks with your dog

Walk, walk, fashion puppy (Picture: Amazon/Kove) They have a handy wraparound design (Picture: Amazon/Kove)Both pairs are available in different sizes depending on the dog or man wearing them, and are quick-drying and stretchy.

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

“I reckon that conservatively one in five dogs are having their poo picked up in plastic bags.

Finally there’s an easy way to recycle your pet’s food pouches

Finally there’s an easy way to recycle your pet’s food pouches

Mars Petcare has partnered with TerraCycle to launch a free nationwide recycling scheme specifically for pet food packaging. The packaging that will be eligible for the recycling scheme include wet pet food pouches, flexible plastic treat bags, and flexible plastic bags for dry pet food.

6 Escape-Proof Dog Crates for Your Furry ‘Houndini'

6 Escape-Proof Dog Crates for Your Furry ‘Houndini'

It features double-wall construction and a secure latching door to help keep pets contained. This heavy-duty plastic and wire dog crate is designed with strong, secure sides and steel inserts for extra reinforcement.

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.

8 Dogs and the Crazy Things They’ve Eaten

8 Dogs and the Crazy Things They’ve Eaten

“My own dog ate 499 Q-tips when I was in vet school and he just passed cotton in his feces for several days,” Liff said. Craziest thing eaten:  A whole dog toy. “In situations like this, a dog toy could cause obstruction,” Liff said.

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”.