17 Unlikely Animal Friends Who Are Winning At Life

17 Unlikely Animal Friends Who Are Winning At Life

Your best friend may be nothing like you—but they love you, and that’s what’s important. Image via: @frenchie__poptart Although they may seem unlikely friends, guinea pigs and cats share a mutual love of lounging and judging you. Image via: @bella.booboo.pig

How to Choose the Right KONG for Your Dog

How to Choose the Right KONG for Your Dog

Not only can a KONG help reduce the chances of your dog chewing on things he shouldn’t be, but it’s also a fun way to give your pet dog treats. But first thing’s first: What KONG should you get your dog?

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.

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Dogs ‘screamed in pain after getting electric shock in pond’

Police cordoned the area after the incidents (Picture: Eddie Mitchell)The area was cordoned off by Sussex police as engineers from UK Power Networks were called to assess the situation. A spokeswoman for UK Power Networks said: ‘We were made aware of an incident which occurred at Brooklands Park on Saturday.

Reconsider buying squashed-face dog breeds due to soaring health problems, vets say

Reconsider buying squashed-face dog breeds due to soaring health problems, vets say

New figures from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) show only 10 per cent of owners recognised their short-muzzled dog’s breed-related health problems, while 75 per cent were unaware potential issues even existed.

Why do cats purr?

Why do cats purr?

Research has shown that cats’ muscles move the vocal cords and, as they breathe in and out, air hits the vibrating muscles, which creates the purring sound.

How to help a stray dog

Most people, pet parents or not, empathise with the strays on the roads. Says Abhinav Srihan, Fauna Police, “Also, in most of these cases people keep these dogs at home for some time and then give them to shelters.

More people buying their pets warmer clothes as winter approaches

More people buying their pets warmer clothes as winter approaches

A growing number of pet owners are buying winter fashion for their four-legged friends, according to local retailers.And, the extra layers could come in handy this week, as regional parts of the state are forecast to dip below 0C as a winter chill sets in.Desperate House Dogs owner Debbie Bakker said her range of hoodies, pyjamas, coats and bandannas for dogs were “very popular”.“You are also getting more ‘designer dogs’ ...