Tips to take care of your furry friend this monsoon

Tips to take care of your furry friend this monsoon

While there is no harm in enjoying the rains with your pooch occasionally, the pet parents must keep in mind dogs also need special care during this period, just like humans. Try to avoid water-logged areas when you take out your pooch for a walk.

Roomba iRobot rolls into dog poo and vacuums it all over the house

Roomba iRobot rolls into dog poo and vacuums it all over the house

The Roomba had not only slid through the poo kindly left out by Ryan’s dog Apollo, it had spread it through the house. His name’s Apollo,’ wrote Ryan.

Young Diabetic Finds the Purrfect Pet

Young Diabetic Finds the Purrfect Pet

Well, that’s what Pippa does to alert her owner, Mia Jansa, that her blood sugar is dangerously low. Mrs. Jansa explained, “We are working with the doctors to stop Mia’s night hypos, but in the meantime I sleep a bit easier knowing that Pippa is around.”.

Dogs with Jobs: What’s involved in training a police dog?

Dogs with Jobs: What’s involved in training a police dog?

These dog specialists will put the put the future paw-lice officers to the test, looking at their natural instincts to see if they have what it takes to enter the force.

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Animal charities say it’s teaching the wrong lessons – but schools argue it inspires children to learn about the natural world. Watching duck eggs hatch in a classroom was a “wow” experience that brought the topic to life, says Sarah Holmes, teacher in Derby High School’s primary department.

Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire

Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire

A brave and intelligent cat saved her guardian from a fire, reports Adam Aspinall of Mirror News. Tracie Horgan-Hodgkiss was asleep in her bedroom in Bridgend, South Whales when her two-year-old cat, Taffy, woke her with a bite.

The Science behind Loving Cute Cat Videos

The Science behind Loving Cute Cat Videos

Some cats have even become famous like Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub. Aside from being one of the internet’s most well known pastimes, the new research shows that watching cute and funny cat videos not only boosts your energy and positive emotions, it also decreases your negative emotions.

A naughty dog was rushed to the vets after he sneakily ate seven Easter eggs

A naughty dog was rushed to the vets after he sneakily ate seven Easter eggs

Boseley managed to sniff out the Easter eggs hidden in the spare bedroom of his 64-year-old owner, Peter Hind – and he ate the lot. Knowing chocolate is toxic to dogs Peter rushed four-year-old Boseley to the vets, where he was given medication to make him vomit.

Hank the dog saves his family from a massive fire in their garden

Hank the dog saves his family from a massive fire in their garden

One family couldn’t figure out why their dog Hank kept barking up a storm one night when they went to bed. ‘At midnight last night, Hank started barking from the living room,’ wrote the dad.

Dog walking injuries are on the rise, especially among women, new study finds

Dog walking injuries are on the rise, especially among women, new study finds

“But it’s not unusual to see someone with a hip fracture from falling during a dog walk which unfortunately can be a life-altering injury.” People most at risk are women over the age of 65, according a University of Pennsylvania Medicine study published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery.

Pet-Friendly Vacations for Spring Break: Orlando, Florida

Pet-Friendly Vacations for Spring Break: Orlando, Florida

The modern boutique hotel chain’s pet-friendly “arf” program provides guests with a special complimentary dog bed, dog bowl and a doggie bag filled with dog treats and dog toys.

Take a Pet-Friendly Vacation to Las Vegas for Spring Break

Take a Pet-Friendly Vacation to Las Vegas for Spring Break

The entire area is teeming with hotels, attractions and restaurants that increasingly welcome pups and their parents, making it a great pet-friendly vacation destination.

Pooch pizzas and pet psychics: life as a dog concierge at the Westminster Show

Pooch pizzas and pet psychics: life as a dog concierge at the Westminster Show

Jerry Grymek is there to accommodate every need It’s the weekend before this year’s Westminster Kennel Club dog show and the basement of the Hotel Pennsylvania is a bustle of canine activity.

Dog opens Christmas present to find his very own puppy inside

Dog opens Christmas present to find his very own puppy inside

She added: ‘It was kind of like love at first sight – Minnie has always loved other dogs and having friends now she has someone to grow up with and to help her be brave!’

Couple shocked when dog goes for a trim and comes back almost bald

Couple shocked when dog goes for a trim and comes back almost bald

(Picture: Hull Daily Mail/MEN Media)A couple who left their pedigree pup with groomers at a pet store were left outraged after returning to find their dog had been stripped of its fur.

Pets at Home groomer sliced off chunk of dog’s tongue while trimming fur

Pets at Home groomer sliced off chunk of dog’s tongue while trimming fur

Mike Corry took Marley to the vets and said he will now be getting the cockapoo stitches (Picture: Terry Harris/Bav Media) Pets at Home have apologised (Picture: Terry Harris/Bav Media)Mr Corry says the vet said Marley’s tongue had been badly cut and suggested it could be stitched or rounded off.

The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans

The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans

Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get clean and stay cool.The secret: Tiny hooks that spring up on the tongue — with scoops built in to carry saliva deep into all that fur.Claw-shaped hooksA team of mechanical engineers reported their findings, and say they're more than a curiosity.

Why won’t landlords allow renters to have pets?

Why won’t landlords allow renters to have pets?

Of the 1,261 landlords surveyed, 69% said they don’t allow pets in their properties, with the majority worried about the smell or damage a pet might cause. We need to work towards a solution that benefits renters and makes landlords feel comfortable renting property to pets and their owners.

Creating a Mudroom for Dogs

Creating a Mudroom for Dogs

Mudrooms provide a space where dogs can have their paws cleaned and coats toweled dry before being permitted inside the rest of the house. The dog mudroom they are building will feature a large walk-in and an elevated bathing station for their hard-playing dogs Bettie, Teeny, Nelly and Finnegan.

Petting away grooming anxiety

Petting away grooming anxiety

Not all dogs are scared of groomers, but for some it may be a cause for huge stress. If during this time, he sniffs the grooming table, lets out a big yawn, shakes off or scratches himself; you should know that s/he’s trying to diffuse his stress.

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