Don’t ban dogs from nature reserves | Letters

Don’t ban dogs from nature reserves | Letters

If he were to visit Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s Carlton Marshes nature reserve on the edge of Lowestoft, he would learn how – with its dog ambassador scheme – it has managed to turn conversation into conservation.

Injured Puppy Rescued From City Dump

Injured Puppy Rescued From City Dump

On December 20th, workers at a San Francisco recycling facility found a small, badly hurt puppy, reports CBS News. According to San Francisco Animal Care and Control, Gem was found on a conveyer belt at a dump surrounded by bottles, cans and other recyclables.

Why does my cat prefer to drink water from the bathroom floor rather than a clean bowl?

Why does my cat prefer to drink water from the bathroom floor rather than a clean bowl?

The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific concepts • Post your answers – and new questions – below or email them to nq@theguardian.com

Snowball the Cockatoo Proves Animals Can Dance

Snowball the Cockatoo Proves Animals Can Dance

According to Robert Krulwich of NPR, professor Aniruddh Patel turned snowball’s dance into a science experiment to see if he could get Snowball to dance to 11 more beats. The results surprised Patel; Snowball was actually able to dance along with beats other than the one that made him famous.

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.

Complexities of an adopted dog

Complexities of an adopted dog

After that, it’s crucial to assert the house rules to him/her to help you co-exist with your pet. It’s important not to expect a lot from the dog and give them their space till they feel comfortable enough to trust you.

Reptile on the loose alert turns out to be dog’s TOY: 'It was quite entertaining!'

Reptile on the loose alert turns out to be dog’s TOY: 'It was quite entertaining!'

Reptile on the loose alert turns out to be dog’s TOY: 'It was quite entertaining!' SHOCKED animal rescuers mounted a tricky operation to save a sick exotic reptile only to discover it was a chewed dog’s toy.

Furious animal lovers accuse Croydon cat killer police of trying to tarnish the reputation of foxes

Furious animal lovers accuse Croydon cat killer police of trying to tarnish the reputation of foxes

The couple who first raised the alarm over the ‘Croydon cat killer’ have vowed to continue the search for a human culprit, and animal rights supporters have started a petition which demands the police reopen the investigation and tells officers: “Stop trying to turn foxes into evil creatures when they’re not.

Dog Saves Owner from Sharks by Sacrificing Her Own Life

Dog Saves Owner from Sharks by Sacrificing Her Own Life

Derpoll told Fowler, “She was with me 24/7, if I was driving a fork lift to work she was on the fork lift… if I went out on the boat doing passenger runs she was on the boat with me.” He explains that she, “probably decided to jump over the side to protect me and when I came up from my second dive there was lots of blood in the water but no dog.”

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

Police pups at Chile’s annual military parade have stolen our hearts

(Picture: Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters)Adorable golden retriever puppies are what every military parade needs. On Thursday, more than 9,500 Chilean troupes marched for the Great Military Parade as part of the 208th Independence Day anniversary, and the Canine Unit completely stole the show.

Johnny Galecki was totally ready to stand in for Kaley Cuoco's mini horse at her wedding

Johnny Galecki was totally ready to stand in for Kaley Cuoco's mini horse at her wedding

But as Cuoco's "Big Bang Theory" co-star Johnny Galecki — whom she once dated and is married to on the show — revealed on "The Late Late Show" Thursday, there was one tiny glitch.

What you have to know before you put a collar on your pet dog

What you have to know before you put a collar on your pet dog

Making a dog wear a collar or putting a leash is easier said than done. Instead of putting the collar on the dog, hold it in front of your pet for a while. If the dog resists putting on a collar.

Are Mushrooms Poisonous to Dogs?

Are Mushrooms Poisonous to Dogs?

Dr. Tina Wismer, medical director at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, has shared information on which mushrooms are poisonous, symptoms and what to do when you think you dog has ingested one.

The Irwin family joins TODAY with some new furry friends

The Irwin family joins TODAY with some new furry friends

The Irwin family joins TODAY with some new furry friends copied! The late Steve Irwin became a household name as “The Crocodile Hunter,” and now his family is carrying on his legacy with a new Animal Planet series, “Crikey! – to some of their new furry friends.

Croydon cat killer unmasked as fox after three-year investigation

Croydon cat killer unmasked as fox after three-year investigation

Scotland Yard said its three-year investigation, during which dozens of dead animals were examined, has concluded humans are unlikely to have been responsible for killings.

Hero Dog Limps for Help to Save Her Unconscious Guardian

Hero Dog Limps for Help to Save Her Unconscious Guardian

Angell Animal Medical Center (where Lucy was taken for her injuries)released a press release about the incident, stating, “by the time the police and animal control officer arrived Lucy had braced herself against the nearly unconscious John, refusing to leave his side even as he was lifted into the ambulance.” Lucy’s presence then helped John again.

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.

Maniac targets family cat in sick blowdart attack

Maniac targets family cat in sick blowdart attack

Maniac targets family cat in sick blowdart attack A CHERISHED family cat has been targeted by a cruel animal abuser using home-made blowdarts.

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

All of their careful work upfront will assist the veterinarian in evaluating your pet's history and assist you in following through on any special needs your pet may require.

How Bad Pets Make Good Kids

How Bad Pets Make Good Kids

We wanted our kids to learn one of life's abiding truths: Instead of punishing creatures when they displease us, sometimes we must simply take them as they are, knowing that to love them means accepting them at their worst as well as at their best.

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