Dilyn the dog could be key in virus fight

Dilyn the dog could be key in virus fight

• The culture secretary says it is important that students do not “give up a year of their life” by not going to university (Oliver Dowden defends university student lockdowns – video , 27 September).

Majority of pet owners cancel plans to hang out with cats and dogs

Majority of pet owners cancel plans to hang out with cats and dogs

What’s more, the research confirmed that pets have a positive impact on our mental health, with a staggering 99% of dog owners and 96% of cat owners saying they think this the case for them.

Grieving dog digs grave to bury her own dead puppy

Grieving dog digs grave to bury her own dead puppy

A grieving mother dog was filmed digging a grave to bury her dead puppy in heartbreaking footage.Lenny said the grieving dog give up trying to revive her baby after a few hours then buried it in the ground.

Elsa the Shih Tzu is left almost completely bald by unmanaged skin condition

Elsa the Shih Tzu is left almost completely bald by unmanaged skin condition

Claire Williamson, Centre Manager at Blue Cross Suffolk, said: ‘We were shocked when Elsa arrived in our care.Elsa on arrival (Picture: Blue Cross)But Elsa is now recovering and they hope to be able to rehome her in the future.

How to deal with your pets anxiety issues

How to deal with your pets anxiety issues

"Stress reducing supplements can be in the form of chew sticks or treats, tablets or capsules to be taken orally or added to food, essential oils or herbs powdered in their diet, or even a sanitizing spray or hemp oil rubbed topically on their paws or coat," says Iyer.

Dog found with face in ‘absolute mess’ and half of bottom jaw missing after ‘barbaric’ act

Dog found with face in ‘absolute mess’ and half of bottom jaw missing after ‘barbaric’ act

A dog has been found with her face in an “absolute mess” and half her bottom jaw missing (Image: RSPCA)The cruel blood sport was banned in the UK in 1835.Mr Bradshaw said: "We find small terrier-type dogs will be sent down into holes and setts to locate badgers, cornering them and alerting their handlers.“The dogs often have radio transmitters attached to their collars so phone apps and GPS locators can be used to find them underground easily.

Meet the 'hero' mine-sniffing rat who's saved countless lives

Meet the 'hero' mine-sniffing rat who's saved countless lives

In the past five years, Magawa has found 39 land mines and 28 items of unexploded ordnance, clearing more than 141,000 square meters of land and making the areas safe for local communities.

30 adoptable pets get ‘courtside’ seats at NBA playoff game

30 adoptable pets get ‘courtside’ seats at NBA playoff game

During Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets, the broadcast cut to 28 dogs and two kittens and their fosters filling virtual courtside seats, with an announcement that they were all “100% adoptable and 100% adorable” and a link to learn more about adopting them.

World Health Organisation: The pandemic has been a difficult phase for pets, say activists

World Health Organisation: The pandemic has been a difficult phase for pets, say activists

As these animals also reach to her at the Pawsitive Farm Sanctuary she runs for rescue and rehabilitation, where she is already taking care of 111 dogs and cats, she voices how the choice rests with humans.

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

Pensioner Dave (played by Dave Johns, from I, Daniel Blake ) is a retired psychiatric nurse, living alone near Hampstead Heath, London, where he regularly walks his gentle, elderly German shepherd Tillie.There are also some well-observed touches, especially concerning the fleeting friendships dog-walkers make with each other and the diversity of London’s population.

Stray dogs: Indians are bringing Indian doggos home as their lockdown companions

Stray dogs: Indians are bringing Indian doggos home as their lockdown companions

Pune-based Kapil Patwardhan, who helps people adopting stray dogs, helped around 55 dogs get a home during the lockdown period.Sheila R, Rajasthan-based, animal activists, says that the youngsters are more woke and they know that a lot of illegal breeding goes behind bring pedigree dogs in the market.

Vets warn owners as dog fights 'biggest wound they'd ever seen' after adder bite

Vets warn owners as dog fights 'biggest wound they'd ever seen' after adder bite

It was just a normal walkies for Wilf (Picture: My Family Vets )‘We were due to pick him [Wilf] up when my in-laws phoned,’ says Wilf’s owner Helen Lewis, a 50-year-old school teacher and mother-of-two, who lives in Dursley.

Stray dog rescued from certain death over famed Mississippi river

Stray dog rescued from certain death over famed Mississippi river

(Photo: Stantec and Getty)A dog stranded 120 feet above the Mississippi River was rescued by Stantec bridge inspectors, after facing certain death in the treacherous waters of America’s largest river.

Man died after ‘loyal’ dog attacked him when he passed out during epileptic fit

Man died after ‘loyal’ dog attacked him when he passed out during epileptic fit

Jonathan’s father, Stephen, told the inquest his son had been diagnosed with epilepsy aged 11 in 1998 and had periods where he would suffer one seizure every week.

Meet Lilo – the Corgi who can throw basketball trick shots

Meet Lilo – the Corgi who can throw basketball trick shots

Lilo the corgi showing off her talent (Picture: @aircorg / SWNS.COM)‘She used to go to daycare or chase the neighbours kid’s dogs daily, but with social distancing it was pretty rough on her social time.

Postman makes friends with every animal he meets on the job

Postman makes friends with every animal he meets on the job

It’s not just sweet doggos Cristiano meets on the job, he’s also friendly with cats, rabbits, and more.And a lick (Picture: @carteiroamigodosanimais) The cats want in on the action too (Picture: @carteiroamigodosanimais)Cristiano wants to open his own animal shelter where he can take in strays and nurse them to health.

Toddler left in pool of blood after babysitter’s pit bull ripped her face open

Toddler left in pool of blood after babysitter’s pit bull ripped her face open

Ava’s face was badly damaged and she required several hours of plastic surgery to repair her shredded flesh (Picture: Laken Marie/) Ava was airlifted to a children’s hospital in Los Angeles, California, for emergency treatment (Picture: Laken Marie/)Mother of two, Laken, said: ‘I was distraught.

Jennie Garth rescued a dog named Fauci during COVID-19. Now, she has this message

Jennie Garth rescued a dog named Fauci during COVID-19. Now, she has this message

Jennie Garth is this year's spokesperson for Remember Me Thursday, a global campaign by the nonprofit Helen Woodward Animal Center that shines a light on the need for pet adoption.

Brits purchasing 'pandemic puppies' cost £400m in vet bills

Brits purchasing 'pandemic puppies' cost £400m in vet bills

Pet care brand Bob Martin has identified a tenfold spike in demand for people looking to purchase a companion animal whilst in lockdown, with the cost of not rehoming or buying from responsible breeders reaching £400 million across the country.

Coronavirus: Millions of wild animals imported to UK from hot spots of emerging disease, risking new pandemics, study warns

Coronavirus: Millions of wild animals imported to UK from hot spots of emerging disease, risking new pandemics, study warns

Millions of live wild animals are being legally imported into the UK from hot spots of emerging diseases , risking the spread of lethal viruses , researchers have discovered.

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