Raw sewage threatens first beaver colony in 400 years

Raw sewage threatens first beaver colony in 400 years

THE first wild beaver colony to live on an English river for 400 years is under threat because of raw sewage spills, wildlife experts warned.Sewage from Honiton treatment works in Devon has contaminated the water used by the beaver colony along the river Otter, Devon Wildlife Trust said.

Meet Eddy, the bulldog who is best friends with his human baby brother

Meet Eddy, the bulldog who is best friends with his human baby brother

Mum Ewa said: ‘He’s the best family dog we could have wished for’ (Picture: CATERS NEWS) Eddy the English bulldog has taken to being a big brother with aplomb, and become best buds with his owner’s new baby.

PG tips launches tea for dogs – but it should only be served cold

PG tips launches tea for dogs – but it should only be served cold

Made in partnership with pet drinks company Woof & Brew, English Breakfwoof is a new type of tea just for dogs.Technically, you can drink tea made from these teabags, too, but PG tips don’t reccommend it.

Labradoodle study reveals dogs are actually mostly poodle

Labradoodle study reveals dogs are actually mostly poodle

English cocker spaniels and American cocker spaniels also made small contributions in some dogs.“The thing that we didn’t expect to such a degree was that the Australian labradoodle retains a huge amount of poodle genome and doesn’t retain a lot of the Labrador retriever genome,” she said.

Thieves dragged dog over fence and stole her from family’s garden

Thieves dragged dog over fence and stole her from family’s garden

Lola the English Pointer was pulled over the gate by thieves (Picture: GloucestershireLive/ BPM) She was found three weeks after being stolen on August 15 (Picture: BPM)Laura told Gloucestershire Live: ‘It’s amazing.

What cats mean by miaow

What cats mean by miaow

In Japan’s rarified world of cat doctors, the vet Hattori is very much a superstar – but now there is a chance for English-speaking feline fans to benefit from his wisdom thanks to What Cats Want, a translation of his 2017 Japanese best seller Neko no Kimochi Kaibo Zukan (The Encyclopaedia of Cat Feelings).

Dogs happy after being rescued from floods in wheelie bins and dinghies

Dogs happy after being rescued from floods in wheelie bins and dinghies

Around 20 pet dogs were rescued by the firefighters over six hours (Picture: Jam Press) The caption roughly translates in English to: ‘Dog: Do I look like a heavy baby?’ (Picture: Jam Press) Firemen were able to free the trapped dogs by transferring them to rubber dinghies (Picture: Jam Press).

Lucy the golden Labrador gives birth to 13 black puppies

Lucy the golden Labrador gives birth to 13 black puppies

Lucy and Catherine (Picture: Murray Saunders/Daily Mail)The brood was actually one short of the English record for the breed set by Bella, who gave birth to 14 black and yellow puppies in May this year.

Most popular dog breed in the US has been revealed

Most popular dog breed in the US has been revealed

This week, the American Kennel Club (AKC) released its 2019 registry list, which marked a record-breaking popularity streak for the dog breed.The list also revealed the least-popular dog breed of 2019 - the English foxhound - which placed 193rd.

TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest has a winner!

TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest has a winner!

Vinny brought home the win over second-place Lola, an English bulldog, and the fan favorite, Bear, an Alaskan Malamute who was the largest dog in the contest at more than 150 pounds.

Three-legged dog who spent years in Turkish rescue shelter adopted by amputee

Three-legged dog who spent years in Turkish rescue shelter adopted by amputee

This English Pointer Popsey was found starving n Turkey with a rotten leg (Picture: Gofundme) She has been adopted by John after three years of living in a rescue shelter (Picture: GoFundMe)He told : ‘It was an unexpected encounter but when I heard she had three legs I just knew I had to take her.

Dogs get special bus route so they can go sightseeing

Dogs get special bus route so they can go sightseeing

Dog-loving bus company owner Austin Blackburn said people can bring their hounds on his buses for free (Picture: Triangle News) He is hoping the campaign will encourage more dog walkers to explore the English countryside in Kent (Picture: Triangle News)Mr Blackburn, who has three dogs including a chihuahua called Geoff, believes not all pet owners realise they can take dogs on the bus for free.

Mac the dog wears boots and goggles for his important job in the fire service

Mac the dog wears boots and goggles for his important job in the fire service

English springer spaniel, Mac, 3, with handler crew manager Gary Carroll (Picture: SWNS)Crew manager Gary Carroll, 48, said Mac’s agility allows him to enter unstable buildings without the risk of causing further damage – known as ‘secondary collapse’.

'Your cat is watching you!' The fearless felines hidden by their author

'Your cat is watching you!' The fearless felines hidden by their author

William Baldwin concealed his 16th-century book Beware the Cat because of its satirical swipes at the Catholic church. Philosophically, Baldwin was asking the kind of questions with which 20th-century philosophers have since grappled, says Bob McKay, a senior lecturer in English Literature at Sheffield whose research has focused on animals living beside humans in literature.

Why it's time to stop buying pedigree dogs

Why it's time to stop buying pedigree dogs

As the Kennel Club warns the old English sheepdog faces extinction, consider rehoming if you are looking for a new best friend – whatever its ancestry.

Dulux dog faces brush with extinction as numbers plummet to historic lows

Dulux dog faces brush with extinction as numbers plummet to historic lows

Old English Sheepdogs are facing a brush with extinction (Image: GETTY)Old English sheepdog puppy registrations have hit historic lows, with just 98 recorded in the first three months of this year - a 16 percent drop over the same time in 2018.

Tropical disease which can be caught by humans kills first pet in the UK

Tropical disease which can be caught by humans kills first pet in the UK

Vets warn more pets being imported is likely to increase infection rates (Picture: Getty)Earlier this year an English Pointer who never left Essex developed leishmaniasis, with vets believing his owners could have brought sand flies back from spain in their luggage.

‘Double-jointed’ dog wins fans thanks to contorted sitting position

‘Double-jointed’ dog wins fans thanks to contorted sitting position

Cheyenne McIntyre was shocked when she turned around and saw her dog, English Mastiff Dudley, sitting with his front legs twisted in front of him. ‘I think many just can’t work out how his legs are twisted like that.

World famous feline followers

World famous feline followers

All stories were inspired by Tabitha, the pet cat The Bronte Sisters : English author sisters, Charlotte and Emily Bronte, endorsed the theory that all their works of literature were inspired by cats.

7 Interesting Facts About Pit Bulls

7 Interesting Facts About Pit Bulls

Here’s an interesting dog fact for you: Did you know a Pit Bull is not a specific dog breed? The term is usually used to refer to one or several different bully breeds, including the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier (also known as Amstaff dogs), English Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the Bull Terrier.

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