Victoria announces first pet census for data on health, costs and social benefits

Victoria announces first pet census for data on health, costs and social benefits

The Victorian government has announced the state’s first pet census to gather crucial information about owners and their furry, feathered and scaly friends.

Andrew Symonds' dogs survived the car crash, refused to leave his body's side

Andrew Symonds' dogs survived the car crash, refused to leave his body's side

Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds whose tragic demise shook the world on May 14, had a very loyal dog indeed.As per a police statement, the cricketer star breathed his last “shortly after 11 pm when the car was being driven on Hervey Range Road when it left the roadway and rolled”.

Boy, 3, mauled to death by dogs is named as man, 48, arrested

Boy, 3, mauled to death by dogs is named as man, 48, arrested

Detectives now know Daniel was with a number of dogs in an outdoor area surrounding his home when he was viciously attacked.

Grill like a pro with Matt Abdoo's recipes for burgers, steak and elote

Grill like a pro with Matt Abdoo's recipes for burgers, steak and elote

Matt AbdooI love grilled steak in the summer and this recipe with chimichurri sauce is a great way to change it up.

Five whimpering puppies found dumped in box in park by shocked member of the public

Five whimpering puppies found dumped in box in park by shocked member of the public

The puppies were found in Heathervale Recreation Ground in New Haw, Addlestone, last Monday (Image: RSPCA)Ms Kitchin added: “Our centres are full to bursting at the moment and, sadly, we’ve seen an increase in the number of animals coming into our care.

Horror as dog found 'collapsed in pool of blood' in garden after fight as RSPCA rescue pup

Horror as dog found 'collapsed in pool of blood' in garden after fight as RSPCA rescue pup

A dog has been rescued after being found 'collapsed in a pool of blood' in a West Yorkshire garden (Image: RSPCA)"He had a total of eight open, bloodied wounds which all needed cleaning and stitching under anaesthetic.

Clever pup climbs to freedom as he skillfully escapes metal cage

Clever pup climbs to freedom as he skillfully escapes metal cage

This adorable puppy deftly manoeuvred his metal cage so he could climb up and jump over to freedom.Posting as @okie_que on TikTok, his owner has also shared cute videos of him chasing a orange ball around and playing with a piece of paper.

Three-year-old boy dies in hospital after being ‘mauled by dog’

Three-year-old boy dies in hospital after being ‘mauled by dog’

Police and paramedics were rushed to the scene at Carr Lane (Picture: Google)A three-year-old boy has died after a suspected dog attack in Rochdale this afternoon.Greater Manchester Police have said a criminal investigation has been launched following the attack.

'They believe it's healthier' Expert warning as dogs' VEGAN diets on the rise

'They believe it's healthier' Expert warning as dogs' VEGAN diets on the rise

Some pet owners take their dogs with them in the transition, and start feeding them meat-free food or other plant-based alternatives, according to an animal nutritionist and behaviourist expert.

Mom and kids, 2 and 4, attacked by dog while helping elderly neighbor

Mom and kids, 2 and 4, attacked by dog while helping elderly neighbor

In an interview with TODAY, Hastings said that when she and her children pulled up in the neighbor's front yard, she noticed that the front door of the house was open and that her dog had gotten outside.

'She's a yapper!' Tiniest dog in Britain is chihuahua Daisy - smaller than bag of SUGAR

'She's a yapper!' Tiniest dog in Britain is chihuahua Daisy - smaller than bag of SUGAR

A TINY chihuahua weighing less than a bag of sugar has claimed the unofficial title of Britain's smallest dog.Daisy is a tiny Chihuahua cross, weighing in at less than 2lb.Mrs Sheppard said: “I can’t imagine any dog is smaller than her.

Dog warning: Owners told pets can roast to death in hot 60C cars as heatwaves to smash UK

Dog warning: Owners told pets can roast to death in hot 60C cars as heatwaves to smash UK

WITH temperatures climbing as summer approaches, a new analysis has offered a shocking insight into the risks posed to dogs left in hot cars by their owners - revealing in some cases temperatures can soar to a deadly 60 degrees centigrade.

'Buddy the Cat' is doing 'well' after brutal dog attack

'Buddy the Cat' is doing 'well' after brutal dog attack

Buddy's recovery comes after the Pennsylvania SPCA reported that two minors — a 17-year-old and 12-year old — let their dogs loose on Buddy when they spotted him in Philadelphia’s Frankford neighborhood.

Rescue dog used for racing most of life desperate for loving home after months of waiting

Rescue dog used for racing most of life desperate for loving home after months of waiting

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Tim Dowling: the cat is using my lettuce bed as a litter tray. He’ll be sorry

Tim Dowling: the cat is using my lettuce bed as a litter tray. He’ll be sorry

The cat glides past, avoiding eye contact.“I know it’s you, you little shit,” I say.“He just sees a big expanse of raked earth,” my wife says.“Everything is clearly labelled,” I say.

Do you need a petnup? How to navigate breakups when you share a pet

Do you need a petnup? How to navigate breakups when you share a pet

Vic still has Frankie with her now (Picture: Vic Paterson)According to researchfrom Direct Let Pet Insurance, more than a quarter of the some 101,500 divorce cases in the UK last year involved the custody or care of a dog or cat, a number that is likely to rise given that 3.2million pets were bought during the pandemic.

Man left disabled after falling from horse spooked by Westie sues for £5,000,000

Man left disabled after falling from horse spooked by Westie sues for £5,000,000

Lourens Koetsier now has to use a wheelchair outside after his horse buckled him (Picture: Champion News)A financial adviser left needing a wheelchair after a Westie terrier ran at his horse on a Welsh beach is suing the dog’s owner for up to £5million.

Wonderdog by Jules Howard review – are we taming dogs, or are they taming us?

Wonderdog by Jules Howard review – are we taming dogs, or are they taming us?

While Howard includes these moments of playful humility on behalf of earlier science, his message is profound, though he insists that it’s “straightforward”: “It is simply that the more compassionate we have become in our explorations into the minds of dogs, the more intelligent they have shown us to be.

Woman with dementia missing for 3 days is rescued thanks her dog's barks

Woman with dementia missing for 3 days is rescued thanks her dog's barks

The Noppe family is elated to be reunited with Noppe and Max, who both received medical care before a joyous Mother’s Day celebration together, according to Jessica Noppe, 39.This was my first Mother’s Day as a mom," said Courtney Noppe, who celebrated with her daughter.

Mum of three scalped and had both arms amputated after dog attack

Mum of three scalped and had both arms amputated after dog attack

Kyleen Waltman was in a hospital for seven weeks after three dogs bit her head, arms, legs and colon (Pictures: Amy Wynne/WYFF)A mother-of-three was viciously scalped and had both of her arms ripped off by two pit bulls and a German shepherd.

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