Dog owner dies of devastating bacteria after being licked by pet

Dog owner dies of devastating bacteria after being licked by pet

The man had already contracted sepsis before seeking medical help (Picture: Mader N, et al/European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine)A pet owner died from a rare bacterial infection that rotted his skin after being licked by his dog.

Meet the Travelling Menagerie: two people and 14 pets touring Europe

Meet the Travelling Menagerie: two people and 14 pets touring Europe

Wasi and cats in the caravan (Picture: Nicole Strauss)Although they’ve seen many countries together, travelling with animals does affect what they can do when they stop.

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

— New York became the first U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats Monday, joining most of Europe, several Canadian provinces and a growing list of American cities that already prohibit a procedure animal advocates call cruel and unnecessary.

Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Dogs at polling stations are here to warm the hearts of Brexit-tired Brits

Just look at them (Picture: Alamy Live News/ PA)Let’s be honest, everyone’s favourite part of elections is seeing dogs at polling stations. Brits are taking their four-legged friends to vote in the European Parliament elections at polling stations across the UK today.

Becoming a dog-walker could earn you an extra £9,200 a year

Becoming a dog-walker could earn you an extra £9,200 a year

With the average UK salary at £27,600, having a dog walking side hustle will increase annual income by one third. ‘With living costs constantly increasing, it’s no surprise that Brits are taking up side hustles to earn some extra cash,’ says Christopher Cederskog, European general manager at Rover.com.

'Europe's WORST zoo' Lions and three-legged bear rescued from ZOO FROM HELL

'Europe's WORST zoo' Lions and three-legged bear rescued from ZOO FROM HELL

Sedated lion rescued from 'Zoo from Hell' (Image: FOURPAWS) Police broke into the Albanian park so that a team from international charity FOUR PAWS could free the animals from their squalid, rusty cages.

Brexit: Pets will need rabies checks costing up to £60 when travelling to Europe after no-deal, government warns

Brexit: Pets will need rabies checks costing up to £60 when travelling to Europe after no-deal, government warns

“We are also concerned that pet travel changes under a no-deal Brexit could spark a surge in demand for small animal vets and laboratory capacity to fulfil increased requirements for rabies testing and vaccination at a time when the workforce is already experiencing shortfalls.

Photographer travels the world capturing stunning images of dogs

Photographer travels the world capturing stunning images of dogs

Siberian husky, Mira at Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon, Iceland (Picture: Alicja Zmyslowska / SWNS.com)A photographer has travelled the world capturing amazing images of dogs in the most beautiful locations. Ciri the border collie in Bymarka forest in Trondheim, Norway.(Picture: Alicja Zmyslowska / SWNS.com)She has also run workshops for photographing dogs across Europe.