Vet explains why you should never let a dog lick your face

Vet explains why you should never let a dog lick your face

Itch in-house vet Zoe Costigan warns dog owners to not let their dogs lick their face (Image: ALAMY) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.

Dozens of Covid sniffer dogs now working at airports in Dubai and Miami

Dozens of Covid sniffer dogs now working at airports in Dubai and Miami

Miami joined Dubai in deploying medical detection dogs at its airports this week (Picture: Getty)The first ever full-time deployments of Covid-detecting dogs at an airport has begun in Dubai.Cobra the Belgin Malinois has been proven to sniff Covid with over 99 per cent accuracy (Picture: Getty)‘Everybody, including humans, are wrong at some point.

Vets pull rubber duck from dog's stomach after he swallows whole toy

Vets pull rubber duck from dog's stomach after he swallows whole toy

After using an endoscopy – which involves passing a video camera down the animal’s oesophagus before entering his stomach – the team used a simple loop to pull the toy out of the one-year-old pooch.

Wisdom panel dog DNA review: Discover your pet’s genetic secrets

Wisdom panel dog DNA review: Discover your pet’s genetic secrets

This involved going to the Wisdom Panel website, entering the ID code on the side of the box and filling in Barley’s details, including age, name and breed.The verdict: Wisdom Panel dog DNA premium test.Wisdom Panel dog DNA premium test.

A dog with half a jaw is permanently sticking his tongue out

A dog with half a jaw is permanently sticking his tongue out

‘Another question we get asked is whether his tongue dries out – it does.’ (Picture: Jam Press/The Animal Pad)‘He has had additional surgeries to remove more of his teeth in the hopes it would finally kill off the infection, but they didn’t work.

Couple sell home to live 'off-grid' on bus with two kids and two dogs

Couple sell home to live 'off-grid' on bus with two kids and two dogs

Their expenses come to around £635 a month (Picture: big_bus_adventure / CATERS NEWS)The Mansfields made the change to van life two years ago, and Kym said they no longer know routine, and lead a ‘very inexpensive life’.

Veteran with amputated leg adopts three-legged dog with the same injury

Veteran with amputated leg adopts three-legged dog with the same injury

German Shepherd Kane lost his leg after it was severely fractured when he was hit by a car (Picture: Jam Press) People have been left in tears over a video of the new family leaving the animal shelter together (Picture: Jam Press)And a video of the moment the pair went home to start their lives together has left viewers in tears.

Brave service dogs awarded for saving lives and fighting crime

Brave service dogs awarded for saving lives and fighting crime

BBC News presenter Rich Preston gave the Lifesaver award to German shepherd Calli and PC Megan West, 28 – who prevented a man from taking his own life in June.PC Megan West and German Shepard Calli helped prevent a man from taking his own life (Picture: PA).

Contents of Karl Lagerfeld’s eight houses up for grabs at Sotheby’s

Contents of Karl Lagerfeld’s eight houses up for grabs at Sotheby’s

The auction house announced earlier this year that it would sell the vast and varied number of objects that the late fashion designer accumulated to fill his eight residences in Monaco and France .Karl Lagerfeld, who died in 2019.

Vet demands ban on dog breed after woman ‘mauled to the bone’

Vet demands ban on dog breed after woman ‘mauled to the bone’

Emergency services at the scene of the attack in Macarthur (Picture: Seven)Dr Kovac does not want existing American Staffordshire bull terriers to be put down.Dr Kovac believes American Staffordshire bull terriers should not be bred in Australia (Picture: Supplied)‘Most of the time they won’t be killers.

Video shows football fans in Florida rescue dangling cat that fell from upper deck

Video shows football fans in Florida rescue dangling cat that fell from upper deck

Cromer, a University of Miami facilities manager, told the station that he and his wife untied the flag from the railing when they saw the cat clinging above them.

9 hours of sleep are key to dogs' happiness & health: Let them nap the day away

9 hours of sleep are key to dogs' happiness & health: Let them nap the day away

9 hours of sleep are key to dogs' happiness & health: Let them nap the day away.Sleep plays 'significant role' in dogs' wellbeing, study reveals (Image: Getty) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.

This holistic vet does acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments and more for pets

This holistic vet does acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments and more for pets

Dr. Gerald Buchoff is a veterinarian in Little Falls, New Jersey, who takes care of animals with holistic medicine and chiropractic treatment.Get the best news, information and inspiration from TODAY, all day long.“I find chiropractic great for not only treatment, but also for prevention,” he added.

Singer Jaheim charged after dogs found at his home 'in varying stages of emaciation'

Singer Jaheim charged after dogs found at his home 'in varying stages of emaciation'

Grammy-nominated R&B singer Jaheim was charged with animal cruelty after New Jersey police found multiple emaciated dogs at his home, including one that was in such bad shape it had to be euthanized, officials said.

More dog owners thinking about giving up pet, charity says

More dog owners thinking about giving up pet, charity says

Owen Sharp, the chief executive of the Dogs Trust, said: “Following the boom in pet ownership during the pandemic, which saw millions of us delighting in the companionship of a dog, today’s figures have sadly come as no surprise to us.

One puppy found dead and three put down after being dumped in crate beside road

One puppy found dead and three put down after being dumped in crate beside road

The dirty, plastic crate the animals were found in (Pictures: SWNS) The RSPCA is now concerned about a potential increase in abandoned puppies over the coming months (Pictures: SWNS) It is believed the animals were from a ‘puppy’ farm (Pictures: SWNSThere was a huge surge in demand for dogs during lockdown as families made the most of spending more time at home.

Rescue dog who faced 'certain death' in search of home after 7 years of being 'overlooked'

Rescue dog who faced 'certain death' in search of home after 7 years of being 'overlooked'

A RESCUE dog who has been "constantly overlooked" for seven years is keeping his paws crossed for a forever home.Peter, a seven-year-old crossbreed, was rescued when he was a puppy in 2014 from a public shelter in Bosnia where he faced "certain death" by Saving Suffering Strays.

Geronimo owner disputes decision to kill alpaca after post-mortem

Geronimo owner disputes decision to kill alpaca after post-mortem

GERONIMO'S owner called for Environment Secretary George Eustice to resign yesterday after she claimed a post-mortem showed no trace of Bovine TB.Helen and protesters at Whitehall yesterday (Image: PA)Geronimo was put down last week after twice testing positive for Bovine TB.

Dog owner reveals devastating impact of pet dementia as 85% cases go undetected

Dog owner reveals devastating impact of pet dementia as 85% cases go undetected

Dog owner reveals devastating impact of pet dementia as 85% cases go undetected.A DOG owner has outlined the heartbreaking toll dementia has had on her Staffie as vets say 85 percent of cases are not diagnosed.

Toddler mauled by large French Mastiff dog while playing in park

Toddler mauled by large French Mastiff dog while playing in park

The huge dog attacked a three-year-old boy in a Stoke park (Picture: Getty/Google)A three-year-old boy was hospitalised after being mauled by an out-of-control French Mastiff.Get your need-to-know latest news, feel-good stories, analysis and more.

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