Orphaned calf thinks he’s a dog after being rescued by German Shepherd family

Orphaned calf thinks he’s a dog after being rescued by German Shepherd family

Buddy and one of the puppies (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)When Coral Algie, 52, and husband Wayne, 61, found a little Santa Gertrudis calf all alone, they took him in.Bella with Buddy and the puppies (Picture: Mercury Press & Media).

Dog rushed into surgery after eating 34 gingerbread Christmas tree decorations

Dog rushed into surgery after eating 34 gingerbread Christmas tree decorations

Vets removed 34 of these Gingerbread biscuits with ribbons from the dog’s stomach (Picture: PA)Vets are warning pets owners about ‘incredibly harmful’ decorations after a dog nearly died from eating gingerbread biscuits attached to a Christmas tree.

Pet owners warned to keep animals away from chocolate at Christmas

Pet owners warned to keep animals away from chocolate at Christmas

Pet owners have been warned to keep their animals away from chocolate this festive season after a dog who ate edible Santa decorations off a Christmas tree was rushed to hospital.

Hero pit bull dies saving young boys from poisonous snake

Hero pit bull dies saving young boys from poisonous snake

The Richardson family said goodbye to their beloved dog Zeus last week after he was bitten multiple times by a coral snake while protecting their sons outside their home in rural Webster.Gary Richardson and his children said goodbye to their beloved pit bull, Zeus.

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

Photos of emaciated elephant in Sri Lanka spur calls for action

AFP - Getty ImagesThe Esala Perahera festival (also known as the Festival of the Tooth) is an annual Buddhist festival celebrated with elegant costumes, performers and decorated elephants in Kandy, located in central Sri Lanka.

Kim Joy’s orange and stem ginger cat-themed mini-cakes

Kim Joy’s orange and stem ginger cat-themed mini-cakes

Prep time: 10 min for cake, 15-20 min for candied orange, 10 min for buttercream, 5 min for icing, plus assembly/decorating time. Add the self-raising flour, milk and orange zest, and mix slowly until evenly combined.

Deck the Dog House with Holiday Decorations

Deck the Dog House with Holiday Decorations

Spread some of that holiday spirit around and decorate your outdoor dog house or dog crate with pet-friendly decor. The bars of a dog crate provide a fantastic opportunity for hanging pup-safe holiday decorations.

6 Beagle Gifts for Beagle Lovers

6 Beagle Gifts for Beagle Lovers

Wine glasses need not be excluded from Beagle gifts for dog lovers, and this set features adorable, hand-sandblasted images on stemless wine glasses. When searching for the perfect dog gifts for Beagle lovers, it would be impossible to pass up a decorative street sign that reads “Beagle Blvd” on both sides.

Festive care tips

Festive care tips

It’s festive time again… lots of fun, loads of delicacies, beautiful decorations, and it’s time to let your hair down. Once the baby is home, let a relative or friend take care of the child, while you spend a little time with your pooch.

DIY Halloween Decorations: Pet-Inspired Window Silhouette

DIY Halloween Decorations: Pet-Inspired Window Silhouette

We’ve created silhouette templates to take your DIY Halloween decorations up a notch this October. Use the glue stick (or glue gun) to glue the silhouette template onto the cardboard. Paint the stencil black to cover any blemishes and let it dry.

Fish owner tells how cleaning out tank released deadly palytoxin that poisoned family and led to closure of entire street

Fish owner tells how cleaning out tank released deadly palytoxin that poisoned family and led to closure of entire street

A man has revealed how coral in a fish tank poisoned him and other family members while he was cleaning it. The following day the entire family suffered flu-like symptoms, and even their two dogs became ill.