Cats aren’t immune to heat either (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)It’s tempting to open all your windows in hot weather, but Blue Cross recommends installing screens and netting to help keep your pets from suffering a nasty fall.
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(Image: Kimberly Beavis)Ms Beavis, a carer, and partner Justin Redman, a refuse worker, said the dog had been handed over to the Blue Cross animal welfare charity in Victoria, Central London.
Photograph: Panther Media GmbH/AlamyBlue Cross offers free treatments – although it asks for a voluntary donation – to pet owners who live with the catchment area of its hospitals and pet care clinics.
“Some people can be very intolerant of their dog barking, particular if they are getting complaints from their neighbours,” says Ryan Neile, head of behaviour at the animal welfare charity Blue Cross.So, first, what exactly is a barking dog trying to achieve.
They’ve been waiting a long time (Picture: Blue Cross/Dogs Trust/Cats Protection)Getting a pet isn’t something to be taken lightly or done on a whim, but if you’ve been seriously considering opening your home to a four-legged friend, rehoming is a great option.
Blue Cross will continue to provide behavioural support to her owners, if needed, for the rest of her life – as they do for all pets that they rehome.Now Peggy is happy in her new home (Picture: Blue Cross)‘Peggy’s previous family did exactly the right thing by contacting us,’ says Jenny.
Karma’s heartbroken owner wanted the best for their dog, and so asked Blue Cross to care for both the 18-month-old mum and her litter and to find them all loving families once they were ready.
‘She is so funny, inquisitive, loving, lively, and we wouldn’t be without her’ (Picture: SWNS)When Amanda and Steve Hofford heard about Roo the whippet, they knew they had to have her in their lives.Roo loves cuddles (Picture: Blue Cross / SWNS)‘She has a front leg missing, but this is no obstacle to her at all.
Claire Haynes, animal behaviourist at national pet charity Blue Cross, agrees that playing calm music can help cover up the sounds of fireworks going off outside.Pets at Home have put together three playlists specifically to help calm your dog down when things beyond your control get loud.
Staff got Eric all dressed up (Picture: Blue Cross)While we’re all worried about what Covid-19 restrictions might mean for our family Christmases, Eric the dog is hoping that it won’t mean another festive season spent at a shelter.
Claire Williamson, Centre Manager at Blue Cross Suffolk, said: ‘We were shocked when Elsa arrived in our care.Elsa on arrival (Picture: Blue Cross)But Elsa is now recovering and they hope to be able to rehome her in the future.
Caroline Reay, clinical lead at Blue Cross, stresses that the cube should be an appropriate size for the dog.For example, you don’t want to give a tiny dog a massive ice cube.
Seven adorable puppies named after the dwarfs have all found new homes just in time for Christmas.(Picture: Blue Cross / SWNS)Dopey, Doc, Bashful, Happy, Grumpy, Sleepy and Sneezy have all found homes in time for Christmas.
The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) states that the consumption of large quantities of salt can cause pets to experience excessive thirst and urination, in addition to potential sodium poisoning.Onions, garlics, leeks, shallots and chives can prove toxic for animals, Maria Banica, a vet at Blue Cross pet charity, states.