For Lauren Hutchcraft, 30, working from home has allowed her to spend more time with her pets, two dogs and a recently adopted cat – even if it does make for a rather chaotic office set-up.
Dylan was taken to a Dogs Trust centre in Shoreham, West Sussex, where he was cared for.Just 25 days after arriving at the Dogs Trust centre, Dylan was adopted by Alison and her husband Leslie.
Vets are warning of a possible link between a new variant of coronavirus and heart problems in cats and dogs after a increase in pets presenting with myocarditis at a specialist veterinary hospital in Buckinghamshire during the pandemic’s second wave.
“When I spoke to him on the phone, he just wanted to make sure that his daughter was going to get her dogs back — her ‘babies,’ that’s what he called them,” Maria Mora, executive director of the Nassau County SPCA, told TODAY.
The couple were suspected of travelling further than 5km from home, a breach of Irish lockdown rules (Picture: Ciara Nolan/Storyful)A couple who rescued a freezing dog from a mountaintop in Ireland have been reported to police for breaching local Covid restrictions.
Rather than asking people to “keep dogs under effective control” it should require people to keep their dogs on leads near livestock.“It needs to be properly funded and properly promoted with TV ads in the same way as we’re seeing the Covid ads,” he added.
Scientists said the continued evolution of the virus in animals ‘poses a significant long-term risk to public health’ (Picture: Getty Images / iStockPhoto)It may be necessary to vaccinate pets in the future to stop coronavirus from spreading back to humans, scientists have said.
Animal bereavement helplines have reported a big increase in calls during the coronavirus pandemic, charities have said, as it emerged that comedian and actor Miranda Hart was taking time off to grieve the loss of her beloved dog Peggy.
Just look at them (Picture: Caters)Meet Mabel – the stunning puppy whose lengthy lashes are enough to give Disney characters a run for their money.What a heartbreaker (Picture: Caters News Agency)Caitlin, who is currently out of work due to Covid-19 restrictions, said: ‘Mabel’s eyelashes are natural.
Somebody walking an actual dog, which is allowed (Picture: Rex)A woman has been fined for breaking a Covid curfew by walking her husband on a lead.For more stories like this, check our news page.
The RSPCA says these restrictions can create issues for dog walkers who may have local options curtailed by PSPOs. There is concern some people will travel to find suitable dog walking spots for their animals – potentially unwittingly breaching Covid-19 rules in the interests of their dog’s welfare and exercise needs.
Recently, the authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development ( Sader ) confirmed the first positive cases of pets affected by COVID-19 in the country.However, only the three dogs mentioned were positive, thus becoming the first animals to be affected by coronavirus in Mexico.
He does look quite stylish… (Picture: Pet Masks / SWNS)The World Health Organisation initially suggested that canines could not contract COVID-19, but on March 19 the Hong Kong government released a statement saying that two dogs had tested positive.
Recently, she’s worked alongside Professors James Logan at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Steve Lindsay of the department of biosciences at Durham University, among others, on a successful project to train dogs to identify malaria.
As the World Health Organisation (WHO) says all the available evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2 is a zoonotic disease - one that passes from animals to humans - questions have also been raised about the potential impact of Covid-19 on domesticated pets as well as their human owners.