How to keep your pets cool in a heatwave, from sunscreen to cold treats

How to keep your pets cool in a heatwave, from sunscreen to cold treats

Not to mention, there’s little air conditioning to be found in homes across the UK.As RSPCA animal welfare expert Dr Samantha Gaines explains, some pets, like dogs, don’t sweat, so once their body temperature begins to rise, it can be difficult for them to cool down.

Dog owners warned against sharing a bed with their pets as 'untreatable' superbug spreads

Dog owners warned against sharing a bed with their pets as 'untreatable' superbug spreads

DOG owners have been issued an urgent warning over the dangers of sharing a bed with their pets, as an "untreatable superbug" is spreading.

Incredible transformation of dog rescued in heartbreaking condition before having pup

Incredible transformation of dog rescued in heartbreaking condition before having pup

Custard Cream was in a terrible state with overgrown matted fur (Image: HOPE RESCUE) Rescuers even feared for the life of the pooch and her unborn pup (Image: HOPE RESCUE)Ms Rosser said: “You never know what you’re walking into when you’re asked to come and collect dogs but the conditions we came up against during this rescue were absolutely terrible and unacceptable.

This Morning thrown into chaos as dog licks himself on sofa

This Morning thrown into chaos as dog licks himself on sofa

Before they could get into a ‘saving money on your pet’ segment with Alice Beer, Rochelle couldn’t properly focus as she laughed and revealed the reason.Stop it,’ he shouted, while Rochelle exclaimed: ‘He’s got the leg up as well, he’s just poised to go again!’.

Cocker spaniel becomes ‘first in world’ to master hopscotch

Cocker spaniel becomes ‘first in world’ to master hopscotch

Footage of the spaniel playing hopscotch has been met with joy (Pictures: Kennedy News and Media) Hobby-loving Leo can also play tennis and paint with a brush (Picture: Kennedy News/@trickspaniel)‘I didn’t think it was possible but yet again, he’s amazed me.

Kharkiv family races to get six newborn puppies out of Ukraine

Kharkiv family races to get six newborn puppies out of Ukraine

A Ukrainian family in war-torn Kharkiv is racing against the clock to get six newborn puppies to safety as bombs continue to rain down on the city.

Puppy scam: Americans desperate for a canine companion paid for imaginary pups

Puppy scam: Americans desperate for a canine companion paid for imaginary pups

Google says the alleged fraudster is responsible for “perpetrating a puppy fraud scheme to exploit the Covid-19 pandemic for personal gain, while taking advantage of unsuspecting and vulnerable victims”.In one instance, a victim paid Noel $700 in “electronic gift cards” to buy a puppy.

Dog rips skin off woman’s nose when she tries to stroke it

Dog rips skin off woman’s nose when she tries to stroke it

Sam Lodge, 53, needed 16 stitches and surgery to start fixing her nose (Picture: MEN Media)A woman may never have feeling in her face again after a dog mauled her nose on the street.

Dog goes on 1,800 mile trip across Europe to be reunited with Ukrainian gran, 86

Dog goes on 1,800 mile trip across Europe to be reunited with Ukrainian gran, 86

Violetta, 86, feared she would never see her dog Tasha ever again (Picture: @omainnintomas/Twitter)An 86-year-old Ukrainian refugee who was forced to leave her beloved dog behind has finally been reunited with her best friend.

Biologists warn against toxic SAMe ‘health’ supplement

Biologists warn against toxic SAMe ‘health’ supplement

The team, from Manchester and Kyoto universities, reported last week that the supplement – known as SAMe – can break down inside the body into substances that cause a wide range of medical problems, including kidney and liver damage.

Tim Dowling: lessons in survival against the odds, from the tortoise

Tim Dowling: lessons in survival against the odds, from the tortoise

At that point we’d been married five years, and I’d never heard anything about a tortoise.“I thought he was giving me some kind of memento,” my wife says.“He was,” I say.

Warning of dog attack EPIDEMIC fuelled by lockdown 'impulse buys' after slew of deaths

Warning of dog attack EPIDEMIC fuelled by lockdown 'impulse buys' after slew of deaths

One-year-old Bella-Rae Birch died after an attack by her family's American Bulldog in Merseyside (Image: PA)Dr Gaines continued: "People found themselves in a situation where they wanted some companionship, wanted something for their children to look after.

‘Miracle’ dog is walking again less than a week after being hit by bus

‘Miracle’ dog is walking again less than a week after being hit by bus

Rocky with Melody (20 months, left) Elsie (three, middle) and Joe (five, right) (Picture: Triangle News) Rocky’s recovery has astounded vets (Picture: Triangle News)Matthew explained: ‘He likes messing about with the younger ones – he sees himself as one of them.

Samoyed loves making friends with shy orphaned calves

Samoyed loves making friends with shy orphaned calves

‘Yes you can speak to me and my son again’ (Picture: Krysten Pierre/Mercury Press) Meet Snow, the Samoyed who loves taking scared and timid new foster cows under his wing.

Queen is ‘too frail to walk her corgis and may never take them out again’

Queen is ‘too frail to walk her corgis and may never take them out again’

Concerns over the Queen’s health have grown since she spent a night in hospital in October (Picture: Getty Images/REX)The Queen has become too frail to walk her beloved corgis, according to palace sources.

'Wants to be loved' Deaf dog left to die in empty building desperate for forever home

'Wants to be loved' Deaf dog left to die in empty building desperate for forever home

Misty is looking for an understanding owner who can 'help her put her sad past firmly behind her' (Image: RSPCA)“She wants to be loved and she wants to be happy again.Find out more about Misty and other dogs looking for homes at the RSPCA's Chesterfield branch here.

Grieving family touched by ‘angel’ vet's letter after beloved dog put down

Grieving family touched by ‘angel’ vet's letter after beloved dog put down

The unknown family received a touching letter from their vets after having to put down their 18-year-dog known as Sunny.Stock image of a dog (Image: Getty)The angel added how Sunny has been missing them but wants them to know that he will see them again one day.

Rabbit Wanted To Swim In The Lake

Rabbit Wanted To Swim In The Lake

Rabbit Wanted To Swim In The Lake.Jordan says that he got attached to the rabbit although he knew him for only a day.And as a farewell, Jordan advised the rabbit to never swim in the lake again.

I’m facing up to working alone in the house again – and I don’t like it one bit

I’m facing up to working alone in the house again – and I don’t like it one bit

I’m wondering what this all means for the lockdown spouse, the cherished life partner who worked at home anyway, but has now spent two years getting used to constant company.

Boris Johnson authorised evacuation of dogs from Afghanistan, email shows

Boris Johnson authorised evacuation of dogs from Afghanistan, email shows

Pen Farthing’s rescue mission gained a lot of public support, but was also accused of taking up valuable resources (Picture: REX/PA)Boris Johnson personally authorised the evacuation of 173 dogs and cats from Afghanistan during the Taliban ’s takeover, a government email reveals.

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