Dognappers hold axe to man’s throat after barging into home to steal puppy

Dognappers hold axe to man’s throat after barging into home to steal puppy

David Waters, 20, and Caitlyn Maley, 21, had not even taken Cairo for his first walk before he was stolen at knifepoint (Picture: SWNS)A terrified dog owner had an axe held up to his throat as three thugs raided his home for his American bulldog puppy.

Pet time and power naps: working from home during the Covid crisis

Pet time and power naps: working from home during the Covid crisis

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.

Deer dies after running into fence while being chased by dog in Bushy Park

Deer dies after running into fence while being chased by dog in Bushy Park

An owner was fined £602 in January after a deer was killed when his red setter chased it, attacked it and forced it into the path of a car in Richmond Park.He added: ‘It’s illegal for a dog to chase deer in Richmond and Bushy Parks, and owners may face prosecution if caught.’.

Hunt for man seen carrying dog by collar across park

Hunt for man seen carrying dog by collar across park

The RSPCA is looking into the incident which took place in east London (Picture: RSPCA)A hunt has been launched to find a man who carried a dog through a park by its collar.

Dog-bite Britain: the problem with the pandemic puppy explosion

Dog-bite Britain: the problem with the pandemic puppy explosion

“But there was what felt like a lot of dog bites,” says Simon Minford, an advanced nurse practitioner specialising in cosmetic surgery for trauma patients at Alder Hey.While W54s include dog “strikes” – people being knocked over – Tulloch says records show the vast majority of cases are bites.

See the latest photos of Bindi Irwin's baby girl, Grace, and uncle Robert

See the latest photos of Bindi Irwin's baby girl, Grace, and uncle Robert

Fresh images of Bindi's brother, Robert, 17, cradling little Grace, along with other members of the family (be sure to click on the pictures to see them all):.Then on March 26, Bindi shared a photo of herself with Chandler and Grace one day after the child's birth.

Mum and kids in hospital after vicious dog attack during Easter egg hunt in park

Mum and kids in hospital after vicious dog attack during Easter egg hunt in park

A mum and her daughter, 9, suffered from deep bite wounds during the attack, while her son was bitten on the arm (Picture: Metropolitan Police/SWNS.COM) A mum and her two children were hospitalised after being bitten by a vicious dog during an Easter egg hunt in a park.

Pet detective says stolen giant rabbit is ‘still hot’ and a smuggling risk

Pet detective says stolen giant rabbit is ‘still hot’ and a smuggling risk

Professional pet detective Robert Kenny said the theft showed how people would go to extreme lengths to get their hands on valuable animals like Darius, a continental giant rabbit.

How to deal with separation anxiety in pets

How to deal with separation anxiety in pets

The Sharma family adopted a puppy last year and in the last few months the family has spent hours of quality time with their pet.News in Brief See All. My COVID Story: I experienced fatigue and joint pain the second day of vaccination.

Adorable kitten sparks emergency after getting stuck in traffic cone- video

Adorable kitten sparks emergency after getting stuck in traffic cone- video

(Image: Twitter/People's Daily)If your cat does get stuck somewhere it shouldn’t, be that a traffic cone, a tree or another small space, PetCoach has outlined what you should do to rescue it.

Dog owners warned after puppy nearly died eating pizza 'Even small bits can be dangerous'

Dog owners warned after puppy nearly died eating pizza 'Even small bits can be dangerous'

Little Mabel had to be rushed to the vets for emergency treatment after eating uncooked pizza dough which continued to rise in her stomach.(Image: Gail Chalmers) Mabel's owners Lucy and Claire were testing out their new pizza oven.

Major White House news: Biden’s dog to receive anti-biting training offsite

Major White House news: Biden’s dog to receive anti-biting training offsite

Major the White House dog will receive further training away from the executive mansion after two biting incidents at his new home, a spokesman for the first lady, Jill Biden, said on Monday.

Meet the artist who will write a song for your dog

Meet the artist who will write a song for your dog

‘Last year, I played a piece for my piano teacher, no lyrics, just a nice little tune, and called it Ted, after my friend’s dog,’ she says.

Brutally honest adoption ad for 'demonic Chihuahua' goes viral

Brutally honest adoption ad for 'demonic Chihuahua' goes viral

"I am convinced at this point he is not a real dog, but more like a vessel for a traumatized Victorian child that now haunts our home.”Second Chance Pet Adoption LeagueTyfanee Fortuna, Prancer’s current foster owner, with some photos and videos of the two-year-old pup, trying to find a way to make the dog sound appealing to future adoptive owners.

Australian dogs poo the weight of the Sydney Harbour Bridge each month. Where should it go?

Australian dogs poo the weight of the Sydney Harbour Bridge each month. Where should it go?

Photograph: Natalie Parletta“In our trial at just one dog park, we learned that we can divert at least 31,000 plastic bags and five tonnes of dog poop each year via just one green waste bin,” says project coordinator Ruth Miller.

On my radar: Nick Laird's cultural highlights

On my radar: Nick Laird's cultural highlights

Arlo Parks: ‘I love the whole summery vibe.’ Photograph: Thomas Jackson/AlamyThe title is taken from a line in one of my wife’s novels, though I’m not listening to it because of that.Capernaum: ‘Astonishingly powerful.’ Photograph: AlamyThe war in Syria entered its 10th year in March.

Fit in my 40s: am I fat-shaming my dog if we work out together?

Fit in my 40s: am I fat-shaming my dog if we work out together?

He managed that, but by this time had had quite a lot of ham and, somehow, so had I.Paw patrol: three ways to exercise with your dog.You may need to hone your own fitness before you start running with your dog, in other words.

Tim Dowling: is the dog’s friendship with the fox sweet – or a bad omen?

Tim Dowling: is the dog’s friendship with the fox sweet – or a bad omen?

My wife sits up in bed.“What’s going on?” she says.“The dog is barking,” I say, standing up to look out the window.If you open the front door at night, the dog will often run out between your legs to chase the fox down an adjacent lane.

How would you react if you saw this long snake spotted in a Pittsburgh park?

How would you react if you saw this long snake spotted in a Pittsburgh park?

We thank the reptile specialists at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium for identifying the Frick Park snake as a Black Rat Snake.It has since been identified as a black rat snake by reptile specialists at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.

7 cats rescued following eight-alarm fire at New York City apartment complex

7 cats rescued following eight-alarm fire at New York City apartment complex

The seven cats arrived at the Upper East Side clinic of the Veterinary Emergency Group wet and smelling like smoke.Courtesy of Veterinary Emergency GroupThe hospital will board the “great group of cats” for as long as needed while their families figure out their living arrangements.

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