Owner breaks down as missing dog is found in fox hole

Owner breaks down as missing dog is found in fox hole

Alan Whitton, 49, was filmed pulling Mitzi out of the fox hole (Picture: Alan Whitton/Facebook)Alan, a life therapy coach, said he ‘dropped everything and went to investigate’, taking one of Mitzi’s toys to squeak outside the hole.

'Everything is different': Lorde to delay album release after death of pet dog

'Everything is different': Lorde to delay album release after death of pet dog

The New Zealand singer-songwriter had been working on her highly anticipated follow-up to 2017’s hit Melodrama when her beloved dog, Pearl, died suddenly.Pearl, who was adopted by Lorde last year, had suffered various illnesses throughout his life, and the singer had been working with vets to pinpoint the issue.

Dogs do parkour: Canine agility sport proving a hit in the UK

Dogs do parkour: Canine agility sport proving a hit in the UK

Dog Parkour sessions are just like human Parkour where they learn how to climb, jump, balance and run on challenging obstacles such as beams and tree stumps.Michelle, from Failsworth in Manchester, says: “Parkour helps owners build a bond with their dogs and makes walks more fun.

Experience: my dog is a champion surfer

Experience: my dog is a champion surfer

I never planned to raise a surf dog, but she had been in a kids’ pool at eight weeks old and showed great balance on a boogie board. Surf dog contests were becoming popular in southern California and someone suggested she take part in one, at Ocean Beach in San Diego.

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand

Man going by the name of Chris says he wrote condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford. Jacinda Ardern's neighbour reportedly admits to killing Paddles, first cat of New Zealand. Chris said he wrote a condolence card for Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford.

Game of Thrones fans WARNING as Stark direwolf pets spark spike in dumped dogs

Game of Thrones fans WARNING as Stark direwolf pets spark spike in dumped dogs

Games of Thrones' Jon Snow with a direwolf cub (Image: HBO)The stark reality of the highly-acclaimed fantasy series is a phalanx of unwanted dogs bought by fans enchanted by the idea of having their own direwolves.

Causes of canine alopecia

Causes of canine alopecia

— are caused due to external parasites, fungal and bacterial skin infections, certain drugs, hormonal/endocrine imbalances. Areas with a poor blood supply do not have healthy hair growth. Bacterial skin infections can cause alopecia with redness, skin crusting, and circular patterns of hair loss.

Crafty Crows: How Much Truth Did Aesop Know?

Crafty Crows: How Much Truth Did Aesop Know?

Aesop tells a tale of a crow who couldn’t reach the water in a pitcher. According to the New York Times, researchers at New Zealand’s Auckland University have recently proved Aesop was onto something.

The 5 best dog foods to buy now

The 5 best dog foods to buy now

"They determine what's in a balanced diet for pets, so that label means that food meets those standards." Hohenhaus also recommends feeding your dog food that correlates with their life stage.

The Snub Effect: New Study Shows Dogs Might be More Loyal than We Ever Knew

The Snub Effect: New Study Shows Dogs Might be More Loyal than We Ever Knew

Reported by Alan Boyle of NBC News , the researchers looked at three groups of 18 dogs and their guardians. In the first group, when the guardian asked for help, the stranger refused.

New leash on life? Staying slim keeps pooches happy, healthy

New leash on life? Staying slim keeps pooches happy, healthy

She said the findings support longstanding evidence that dogs and cats carrying extra weight "have significant health risks and that their quality of life can be negatively impacted." Reviewing the study with her colleague Dr Sarah Dodd, a doctoral student at Ontario Veterinary College, Abood noted that the pet food industry in North America defines a "complete and balanced" pet diet as containing all the nutrients required and in the correct ratios.

What Makes a Pet Food a Limited Ingredient Diet?

What Makes a Pet Food a Limited Ingredient Diet?

And even if your four-legged friend doesn’t suffer from pet allergies or their frustrating symptoms, LID pet foods, like American Journey Limited Ingredient Diet dog food, are formulated to provide complete and balanced meals while helping to keep food sensitivities at bay.

Choosing the Best Dog Food for Older Dogs

Choosing the Best Dog Food for Older Dogs

While there is no one best food for older dogs, discovering which nutrients your aging canine companion needs will help you determine the best senior dog food for your pet. While calories are not nutrients, veterinary nutritionists stress that they are a key component to a balanced senior dog diet.

GREAT ESCAPE: Dramatic moment rescued tigers said goodbye to the circus

GREAT ESCAPE: Dramatic moment rescued tigers said goodbye to the circus

Keeping the animals healthy and entertained helps build their muscles and improve their condition, says the charity.Tiger cubs heading for a new life of luxury (Image: Animal Defenders International )While ADI continues to work with the Guatemalan animal welfare and wildlife departments to enforce the ban on circus animals, officials will be preparing documentation over the next few months so the rescued big cats can begin the next stage of their lives.For the lions, this will be a journey to a new 450-plus acre sanctuary in their natural homeland of South Africa.

Pets and us

Pets and us

- Woof helps in finding the best veterinary services for the dog. A. I would recommend a commercial diet because, then, the pet parent would be consistently providing a balanced meal to the cats.

Couple Braves Avalanche to Save Sick Cat

Couple Braves Avalanche to Save Sick Cat

Dr. Kelly Hawkins of Valdez Veterinary Clinic got a pretty interesting call that night – while most use their one phone call to ask for bail money, Clark used hers to alert the vet that Ninja had been dropped off at the animal shelter.

Welcoming your new kitten...

Welcoming your new kitten...

The easiest and most successful way to ensure that your growing kitten is getting a healthy, balanced diet is to feed a complete premium food for kittens. A good diet should provide all the nutrients essential for a growing kitten to become a healthy cat.

Dog Saves a Life with the Heimlich Maneuver, This Really Happened!

Dog Saves a Life with the Heimlich Maneuver, This Really Happened!

Alan Spencer, a 67-year-old man from the United Kingdom, has Lexi, his 18-month-old dog, to thank for saving his life. After Spencer passed out from a pickled onion that got stuck in his windpipe, the devoted Labrador sprung into action and performed a doggy Heimlich maneuver, reports DailyMail.com.

Paw outcome? New Zealand council proposes banning all cats

Paw outcome? New Zealand council proposes banning all cats

A regional council in New Zealand has proposed banning all domestic cats in an attempt to protect native animals. The South Island council’s new “pest plan” calls for all domestic cats in the Omaui region to be neutered, microchipped and registered.

Beer for 50p a pint? Who would Alan and Eve it? | Brief letters

Beer for 50p a pint? Who would Alan and Eve it? | Brief letters

• I’m pleased that Arwa Mahdawi doesn’t think it appropriate to call dogs Alan (There’s no debate: you don’t call dogs ‘Alan’, G2, 8 August), but the name doesn’t just suit retired footballers.

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