Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

A python has been found dead, slit open along the length of its body, while another was found in pieces, prompting an investigation at a nature reserve in Scotland .The first snake discovered had been slit up the stomach, the full length of its body.

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

The Observer Magazine of 9 March 1975 featured PG Wodehouse writing about his dogs (‘Pekes, hounds and mutts I have known’). But when Sammy died, confesses Wodehouse, ‘I made what I think was a mistake by appointing as his successor an Aberdeen terrier who was supposed (though he seldom did) to answer to the name of Angus.

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

A new crew will be walking the airport from Saturday (Picture: Aberdeen International Airport)A Scottish airport is getting UK’s first permanent therapy dog team to help calm nervous fliers.