Dog suffers sickening injuries as RSPCA launches investigation - 'Horrendous sight'

Dog suffers sickening injuries as RSPCA launches investigation - 'Horrendous sight'

A dog has suffered horrific injuries caused by suspected badger baiting (Image: RSPCA) The Patterdale Terrier was found by a member of the public in Painscastle last Wednesday (Image: RSPCA)“He's the friendliest dog going and we really hope he's going to be okay.

Cats can help people feel less stressed and lonely, survey says

Cats can help people feel less stressed and lonely, survey says

According to a poll of over 10,000 households, conducted by the charity Cats Protection , the majority of cat owners see their pets as “great companions".The first annual Cats and their Stats (CATS) report, described by the charity as “the first comprehensive picture of owned cats in the UK”, delved into a range of aspects of cat ownership, from the benefits to owners, to the health of cats and popular names.

A 4-pound Chihuahua born with a cleft palate is the 2020 American Hero Dog

A 4-pound Chihuahua born with a cleft palate is the 2020 American Hero Dog

Even though she was sick — the dog survived several bouts of aspiration pneumonia — she wanted to care for the other babies at The Mia Foundation, a nonprofit in Rochester, New York, that rescues animals born with birth defects.

Wetherspoons apologises to blind man ‘kicked out’ of pub for bringing guide dog

Wetherspoons apologises to blind man ‘kicked out’ of pub for bringing guide dog

Keith Valentine, pictured with Dottie the assistance dog, says he was ‘extremely shaken’ by the ordeal (Picture: Triangle News) A blind customer said he was ‘kicked out’ of a Wetherspoons pub for bringing his guide dog with him.

Sobbing dog owner reunites with his lost pet Blue after 200 long days apart

Sobbing dog owner reunites with his lost pet Blue after 200 long days apart

Pat had to move to Texas for work, but a friend of his sent him a video of dog at the shelter, which just so happened to be Blue.The shelter said that Pat drove 1,200 miles from Texas to Tennesse to find his missing dog.

Golden retriever has party to celebrate end of radiotherapy due to brain tumour

Golden retriever has party to celebrate end of radiotherapy due to brain tumour

The vets are glad he’s feeling better but sad to see lovely Claude go (Picture: The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies/Caters News)Nine-year-old golden retriever Claude was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2018, and has been through years of gruelling treatments to try and save him.

Guide dogs retrained to join elite coronavirus detection team

Guide dogs retrained to join elite coronavirus detection team

Maple is ‘ball obsessed’ and is proving very enthusiastic during her training (Picture: Lenscraft Photography) Life as a guide dog didn’t work out for Spencer, but now he is retraining to detect Covid-19 instead (Picture: Guide Dogs) It is hoped the elite canine team will be able to pick up coronavirus in a fast and non-invasive way (Picture: Guide Dogs).

Van Damme saves life of chihuahua after row over fake passport

Van Damme saves life of chihuahua after row over fake passport

Van Damme, best known for his martial arts action films, launched an emotive campaign on social media, posting selfies of him hugging his chihuahua, which eventually persuaded Bulgaria’s food safety authority to accept the dog back.

These dogs are waiting for a home in lockdown

These dogs are waiting for a home in lockdown

These angels need a home (Picture: Birmingham Dogs Home)Last week, we told you about Alfie, the adorable pup who hadn’t received a single adoption enquiry.Look at this beauty (Picture: Birmingham Dogs Home)This 10-year-old Staffie might be old, but she still likes to play and be active.

New Instagram challenge sees people share unflattering photos of pets

New Instagram challenge sees people share unflattering photos of pets

People can get in on the challenge by sharing their own picture with the hashtag and there’s no denying dog owners will have a few funny photos already saved on their camera rolls.

Andy Cohen happily reunites with the rescue dog he re-homed after 7 years

Andy Cohen happily reunites with the rescue dog he re-homed after 7 years

On Saturday, Andy Cohen host shared a video on his Instagram stories of himself going for a walk with his rescue dog, Wacha, whom he re-homed last spring .

Dogs of woe: the pull of a pooch in Covid times

Dogs of woe: the pull of a pooch in Covid times

And what many first-time dog owners didn’t realise was that under Lucy’s Law , which was introduced in April this year, it is illegal to sell puppies through a third-party – all animals must come directly from a breeder, or rescue centre.

Adorable dog reported missing is found hiding under elderly owner’s chair

Adorable dog reported missing is found hiding under elderly owner’s chair

The pup had been stuck under a recliner for two days (Picture: Derbyshire Police)The thought of a beloved pet getting lost is horrible – but thankfully, sometimes, they are found again.Toby was lying under the woman’s recliner, where he had quietly remained stuck for two days.

Dog gone: how to handle your pet's post-Covid separation anxiety

Dog gone: how to handle your pet's post-Covid separation anxiety

They have started to rely on the extra attention (including all those new puppies that expect us to be around all the time), but with more people returning to the office or going on holidays dogs are going to feel the absence more than ever, creating an anxiety pandemic among our dogs that we may not be prepared for.

Gogglebox: Do Giles and Mary know Boris Johnson?

Gogglebox: Do Giles and Mary know Boris Johnson?

Do Gogglebox’s Giles and Mary know Boris Johnson?It has been reported that Giles and Mary are very close with Boris Johnson and his sister Rachel.

Man shelters 300 dogs from Hurricane Delta in Mexico home

Man shelters 300 dogs from Hurricane Delta in Mexico home

Pimentel told friends he had cut branches and boarded up windows at the Tierra de Animales (Land of Animals) shelter he founded nearly a decade ago about 20 miles southwest of Cancun, where he also lives with his family.

How much is that doggie (coat) in the window? The rise of pet fashion

How much is that doggie (coat) in the window? The rise of pet fashion

Model wears a D2 x Poldo check bandana, £55, Dsquared2.“There’s a growing interest for customers to reflect their own individual style and match it with their dog’s through clothing,” Brigitte Chartrand, the vice-president of womenswear buying at Ssense told Women’s Wear Daily.

Pets for the Elderly helps seniors adopt and keep pets amid pandemic

Pets for the Elderly helps seniors adopt and keep pets amid pandemic

The goal is to have at least one participating shelter in all 50 states by the time the expanded program officially launches on Jan. 1, 2021.She said Pets for the Elderly was founded by the late Avrum Katz to help seniors feel healthier and more connected through pets and to find shelter dogs and cats forever homes.

Let this adorable springer spaniel teach you the correct way to wear a mask

Let this adorable springer spaniel teach you the correct way to wear a mask

Don’t be like the silly pup on the left, be the smart giuuy (Picture: Wales News Service)A loveable springer spaniel is showing us all how to wear face masks properly.

Utah hiker is chased by cougar, video shows: 'I don't feel like dying today'

Utah hiker is chased by cougar, video shows: 'I don't feel like dying today'

Then, the apparent mother of the cubs started chasing him.“No, no go away, please go away,” Burgess, a trail runner who was hiking alone, said as he backed away from the cougar pursuing him on the trail.

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