Coronavirus world: Can cats, dogs and other pets spread Covid-19?

Coronavirus world: Can cats, dogs and other pets spread Covid-19?

The virus has also shown itself capable of spreading to pets, with a third animal, a cat belonging to a Belgian owner, being diagnosed with Covid-19 on Friday night.(Picture: Getty Images)Belgium’s National Council for Animal Protection has stressed that there is ‘no reason to abandon your animal’ over coronavirus fears.

Woman jumped in river to save drowning dog weighted down with rock

Woman jumped in river to save drowning dog weighted down with rock

Hero Jane Harper says she was sure Belgian Shepherd Bella was dead until she saw her eyes move (Pictures: Raymonds/Facebook/BPM Media)A woman who threw herself into a river to save a drowning dog that had been weighted down has described the ‘horrific’ rescue mission.

Meet the search dog who can find people trapped in disaster zones

Meet the search dog who can find people trapped in disaster zones

Cara is a six year old Belgian Malinois who works with her handler as an urban search and rescue dog. Cara experiences different textures and terrain during her training (Picture: Aaron Crowley/)Mick Atwood is Cara’s handler and partner.

Meet the detection dogs that are fighting against nuclear terrorism

Meet the detection dogs that are fighting against nuclear terrorism

‘We use general purpose dogs, which are the larger breeds so the German/Belgian/Dutch shepherds and we use those for day-to-day work like you would see in a home office police force,’ Laura says.

Senior Dog Continues to Make a Splash in the Dock Diving World

Senior Dog Continues to Make a Splash in the Dock Diving World

At 9 years old, Lexie, a Black Lab/Belgian Malinois cross, became the North American Diving Dogs (NADD) National Champion in the Veteran Master division for 2017. Toys are how Lexie, the not-so-fond-of-water dog, got into the sport, says Janie Costa, Lexie’s parent.