The order includes pets that were bought days before Christmas be handed over, with a warning not to “kiss or abandon them on the street” as Hong Kong and mainland China attempt to sustain a zero Covid strategy, attempting to suppress all outbreaks internally while maintaining tight border controls with the outside world.
It’s too much (Picture: SWNS)Feel like having a happy little twixtmas cry?For little Claire Hammer, a puppy had been at the top of her wish list since she was a toddler.(Picture: SWNS)Janee from Frisco, Texas, USA, said: ‘I was crying right along with her.
At just a few weeks old, the dogs were roaming the streets alone, covered in sores and with most of their fur coming off (Picture: Battersea)Three lucky puppies will be spending their first Christmas in loving homes today, after being found wandering the streets when they were only a few weeks old.
That’s when inspiration struck: ‘When Jordan got the hoover out [to clean up the mess], he started barking at it and we remembered how scared he was of it,’ says Georgia.They plan to keep the vacuum cleaner as part of their Christmas decorations for years to come, unless Hugo starts behaving.
I don’t have any big family commitments at Christmas Day so I knew I wanted to be with the dogs (Picture: Picasa/RSPCA)One day, a couple came to visit her.
Charities like Dogs Trust, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and Cat Protection all make their own goodies, and the proceeds go towards looking after animals.Royalties from the sale of the product go towards supporting the work of Battersea Cats and Dogs Home.
Sweet Sue deserves a loving family (Picture: RSPCA)A loving home has been on one lurcher’s Christmas list for the past four years.
At the Cambridgeshire animal charity Wood Green, the staff are wondering whether dogs know it’s a special day while giving extra back scratches and the occasional new toy, and promising a pooch-friendly Christmas dinner.But The Dog House brings goodwill to humanity all year round anyway.
By taking a bit of care over the festive season, we can all make sure it is a safe and restful time for us, our pets and our pets’ vets.
A survey of 1,000 dog owners by the charity Guide Dogs found Wham’s classic is the most beloved by canines, with 10% of the votes, followed by Jingle Bells (9%) and All I Want for Christmas is You by Mariah Carey (6%).Those who took part in the survey said their animals liked upbeat tracks, compared to quieter, slower or instrumental ones.
If going on holiday and your house is empty or not being checked in on, don’t advertise that you’re away.It’s safest to plug Christmas lights directly into a socket (Picture: Getty Images)Don’t use an extension leads and extension plugs.
Hotel rooms you won’t be sleeping in (Picture: VRX Studios)New app Dayuse is bringing an elegant solution to the problem of needing somewhere relaxing and comfortable to get changed before the office Christmas party (rather than the shared loos), or to destress after barging your way along the high street looking for the perfect presents.
After a really rough time, Steve is looking forward to his first Christmas with a loving family (Picture: RSPCA)When lurcher Steve was found tied up to a lamp post at a bus stop, in Canterbury, Kent, he was freezing cold, terrified, and in pain.
One of our festive faves in a dog-approproate form (Picture: Pets At Home)These tasty treats are made with chicken, duck and pork sausage, along with the obligatory bacon.Sprouts Pet Toy. It’s got to be done (Picture: M&S)It’s Christmas – festive toys are practically obligatory, that this one is particularly cute.
Bramble was emaciated and had a leg injury (Picture: North News & Pictures Ltd nort)We’re hoping we can help him find just that in time for Christmas.
‘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.