The puppies were seized at Dover port during lockdown, having been illegally imported from Romania despite coronavirus restrictions in the UK preventing non-essential travel (Picture: Dogs Trust / PA Wire)Six puppies drenched in oil were rescued from the back of a van after they were illegally smuggled into the UK from Romania.
The research – which uncovered how a third of immunocompromised over 55s are not aware that complications from flea bites can be fatal in extreme cases – went on to suggest that pet owners have found it much harder to treat their cat or dog during lockdown.
The actor recently brought home a new family member — an adorable kitten named Caramel Thakur — feels that this bundle of joy has brought a lot of love and positivity in his life, even in the lockdown.
Louisa was worried about removing the tin herself so rushed her to the vets (Picture: PDSA) They had to put her under anaesthetic(Picture: PDSA)Louise took Bonnie to Nottingham PDSA Pet Hospital, where vets are running an emergency-service during lockdown.
The type of brush you use depends on the coat condition of your pet.Bathe your pet, but not every day: Dogs have a very different skin texture, so it’s important not to use soap or shampoo meant for humans.
She said: ‘I think most responsible breeders have been quite cautious about that explosion in demand and just made sure that they find the puppy owners that have thought about the breed that they’re buying and that this is a lifetime decision, not just a Covid decision.’.
In case you are taking your dog out for a walk or a run, make sure to avoid contact with another animal or person.For cat parents: How to keep your pet happy and entertained.Also, stores running out of pet food is not surprising.
Similarly, 58% said working from home with a pet has helped boost productivity and motivation.Almost half (43%) revealed that their pet had reduced their anxiety and 60% said their furry friend helped them to get out of bed in the morning.
Paramita Das, canine trainer and behaviourist, says, "Combine the find and fetch games or play hide-and-seek involving family members.For those with puppies, Paramita suggests, "Have fancy dress days, where owners or family members can dress up in funky clothes, walk and act funny in front of pets.
With limited or no access to pet salon services, most pet owners are resorting to taking care of their pet's grooming, diet and exercise needs at home.And as summer hits its peak, there are few things pet parents need to keep in mind to ensure the well-being of their pooches and cats.
Staff at Bone Idol grooming salon in Brighton have been capturing snaps of pups after their makeovers, having noticed a surge in clients booking their dogs in after lockdown measures were relaxed.
Tania started training Pixie in lockdown (Picture: Tania Butler / SWNS)Tania, of Waikato, New Zealand, said: ‘I wanted to teach her a new trick, she knows quite a few and wanted to do something a bit different.
People should think twice before deciding to get a pet during the lockdown over coronavirus , animal charities have said.The animal charity has advised people who can only take a pet on while they are staying at home to consider fostering instead.
It has received more than 112,000 calls from members of the public and there are now more than 4,600 animals in RSPCA care.A spokesperson for the charity said: ‘Although much of the country is in lockdown, sadly there are still thousands of animals who need our help, including abandoned pets.
Several pet parents, however, have found innovative ways to take care of grooming and exercise for pets while staying at home.Other pet parents are making sure that they keep their pets perfectly groomed during this time.
The mental busyness and distraction he’s brought me has been a very welcome surprise (Picture: Lily Howes)My lockdown life has shifted from lie-ins and laziness to responsibility and routine.Of course, there is a new worry quietly bubbling away: what life with Socks will look like post-lockdown.
Cooped up with their humans at home, here's how the furry babies are adapting to a life of social distancing Video calls with the vet.Mumbai based Doctor Rishabh Rokde saw a few posts online where owners were training their pets to use washrooms in their house.