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.

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Taina

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Taina

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Taina “I get the same homey experience from the pet store that I do here at Chewy,” Taina says.

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Kaitlyn

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Kaitlyn

While all our customers love their pets like family, Kaitlyn said it’s important to remember that each pet is different, and that you never know who you will be helping when you pick up the phone.

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Errin

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Errin

Errin started her Chewy journey in January 2018 as a customer service representative. Working in customer service, you do encounter a lot of people who have lost their pet and they have to cancel their autoship or they have to make a return.

10 best gifts for animal lovers

10 best gifts for animal lovers

Whether it’s something to wear, eat, use or just look at, we’ve trawled the web and hunted through the stores to find the most adorable animal-themed gifts around. The Verdict: Best gifts for animal lovers

Panic as dog requires URGENT surgery before vet discovers SURPRISING item in stomach

Panic as dog requires URGENT surgery before vet discovers SURPRISING item in stomach

After the operation, she was able to piece together what happened: he had eaten the bears belonging to a friend’s dog a few days earlier.Bone of contention: Charlie now on the road to recovery (Image: SWNS)She said: “It was very worrying, particularly as I was away from home.

Is your dog fat? Fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

Is your dog fat? Fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

He moved to San Francisco for three months, tracked down Czech manufacturers and a customer service subcontractor.Owners willing to splurgeTwo years later, production and sales of the Actijoy fitness trackers have begun, with one unit costing about $300.

The hairball issue

The hairball issue

What leads to hairballs in cats? It is not uncommon for a cat to regurgitate a hairball once every week or two.

Why do dogs roll in fox poo?

Why do dogs roll in fox poo?

(Picture: Getty)If you bathe your dog using a strongly scented shampoo, you might find that they actually try to go outside and roll in something to get rid of the clean smell.

What not to feed your pet

What not to feed your pet

Chocolates have caffeine and theobromine that can cause anything from vomiting to seizure. Even small quantities of grapes and raisins can make your pet sick with vomiting and exhaustion. Adult dogs and cats cannot digest milk and other dairy products.

Austin Floods Force Shelter Animals to Evacuate: City Rallies in Support

Austin Floods Force Shelter Animals to Evacuate: City Rallies in Support

City officials are now asking people to take in any lost dogs or cats and keep them safe until the AAC is open. Thank you as well to everyone who came out and adopted, reclaimed and picked up foster pets today.

Puppy impaled on gates of rescue centre by man trying to throw it over fence

Puppy impaled on gates of rescue centre by man trying to throw it over fence

Police are on the hunt for a man who killed a months-old puppy by hurling it over the fence of an animal rescue centre.

Chocolate is poison for your dogs

If you see symptoms like lethargy, vomiting, bloated stomach or fever, rush your pet to a vet. Make sure to carry a sample of chocolate ingested by your pet for the doctor to check the ingredients.

4 Things You Can Do To Make Your Pet Happier And Healthier

4 Things You Can Do To Make Your Pet Happier And Healthier

"Dogs and cats both can do pretty well if you can give them pumpkin and then rice," Royal says. "You can really play sort of rough -- not really rough; you don't want to encourage biting or things like that -- but let them get wild a little bit."