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.

Scottie dog facing EXTINCTION: Fears for Scottish Terrier as pets hit by shock decline

Scottie dog facing EXTINCTION: Fears for Scottish Terrier as pets hit by shock decline

It would be very sad to no longer see this historic and much-loved breed in our streets and parks in a few generations’ time.” President George W Bush carries his dog Barney as First Lady Laura Bush holds Miss Beazley (Image: GETTY) Scottie dog is a popular Monopoly playing piece (Image: GETTY) As breeds such as Scotties cause concerns over their continuing decline in popularity, the rise of the French bulldog has created its own worries.

Dog days for Scotties as registrations of terrier fall to all-time low

Dog days for Scotties as registrations of terrier fall to all-time low

The Kennel Club has placed the Scottish terrier on its at-risk register as people favour trendier designer cross-breeds such as the cockapoo and labradoodle, and migrants such as the French bulldog and miniature dachshund. Pinterest President George W Bush had Scotties Barney and Miss Beazley during his tenure at the White House.

Britain’s fattest dog has finally been re-homed after losing a bunch of weight

Britain’s fattest dog has finally been re-homed after losing a bunch of weight

(Picture: SWNS) Britain’s fattest dog, who grew to the size of a ‘pot-bellied pig’ after living on hamburgers, has finally found a home after losing nearly half of her body weight.

Chewy Customers Plan to Travel in 2019, Prefer Food-Related Pet Nickna

Chewy Customers Plan to Travel in 2019, Prefer Food-Related Pet Nickna

Pets teach us a lot—like how to live in the moment—but the most popular response from pet parents polled was patience. Most pet parents polled said their pet’s bedtime ritual consists of sweet snuggles and spooning, whether with their humans or their toys.

Animal rescue centre asks public for donations to help shih tzu run again

Animal rescue centre asks public for donations to help shih tzu run again

One-year-old Bertie has a genetic condition that caused his legs to stop growing – his feet are now rolled underneath his body and he’s in agony.

What, when and why to feed your pet

What, when and why to feed your pet

Just like we do, dogs love treats, therefore, Are specific treats available in the market? Various forms of treats are available in the market and one must choose them as per the requirement of your dog like age group, breed, etc.

Caring for your senior feline friend

Caring for your senior feline friend

This coincides with a growing appreciation for cats as a unique species with a special physiology and set of behavioural needs requiring customised care – both at home and from the vet.

Goofy rescue dog’s tongue constantly hangs out of his mouth

Goofy rescue dog’s tongue constantly hangs out of his mouth

(Picture: STEPHANIE TRAN / CATERS NEWS)A goofy rescue dog who looks like he’s always pulling a silly face is melting hearts online. He was adopted by Stephanie Tran, 28, who fell in love with the special needs dog due to his unusual looks and longing to be loved when she met him in January.

How pets improve mental health issues, from depression to PTSD

How pets improve mental health issues, from depression to PTSD

Tom Maybury died five years ago at the age of 29, but the recent death of Tottie has led Tom’s mother Sally and younger brother Henry to raise awareness of how rescue dogs can make such a difference to people’s lives.

Sometimes a dog can be better for a patient than hospital

Sometimes a dog can be better for a patient than hospital

Except, in that moment, it is clear that while the medical questions have merit, the most important thing for this patient at this time is to cast them all aside and create a common understanding to make her feel less lonely in her experience.

7 Rottweiler Gifts for Rottie Lovers

7 Rottweiler Gifts for Rottie Lovers

It can be hard to find practical gifts for dog lovers that capture the essence of their pups, but that ends now for the Rottie lover in your life. The next time you’re invited to the home of a Rottweiler parent, bring along Avanti Linens dog hand towels a hostess gift.

A letter to… my daughter’s dog

A letter to… my daughter’s dog

You gave my daughter your undivided attention, the security of knowing there was always at least someone who would listen to her and a sense of control over a part of her life.

Obese dog nicknamed Hattie the Fattie loses half her body weight

Obese dog nicknamed Hattie the Fattie loses half her body weight

Hattie before losing all the weight (Picture: SWNS)Eight-year-old Hattie arrived at Gables Farm Dogs and Cats home in Plymouth, Devon, in February this year and was immediately put on a strict weight controlled diet.