The average dog has put on half a stone during the course of the pandemic (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)The average dog has put on almost half a stone since the pandemic began with pets in London gaining the most weight, new research suggests.
But in March 2020, just as the world began to change, I headed to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in London to meet an anxious greyhound called Jasper.When Jasper and I eventually went home to Sutton, I found that my mother and I disagreed on whether my father had truly loved dogs.
Queen Elizabeth II and her corgis and dorgis meet players and officials from the New Zealand Rugby League Team, the All Golds, inside the Bow Room at Buckingham Palace on Oct. 16, 2007, in London, England.
Firefighters called to 755 animal incidents in 2020, with cats most commonly in need of help.The number of incidents involving foxes attended by the LFB last year nearly doubled, from 32 rescues in 2019 to 61 in 2020.
As London’s theatres prepared for tier 3 closure last night, some of us spent our last evening out of the year in an auditorium watching a man in a cat costume give a PowerPoint presentation on the now infamous Hollywood CGI disaster Cats .Linus Karp’s one-man show How to Live a Jellicle Life, performed at the Lion and Unicorn theatre in north London, is a parody and homage to the phenomenal 2019 flop.
Recently, she’s worked alongside Professors James Logan at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Steve Lindsay of the department of biosciences at Durham University, among others, on a successful project to train dogs to identify malaria.
Law firm Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP, which is based in London , has placed an advert for a personal assistant/dog-walker role which is a ‘predominantly non-desk based’ position.The job description reads: ‘An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Private Assistant Dog Walker role to support one of our senior leadership team.
Pensioner Dave (played by Dave Johns, from I, Daniel Blake ) is a retired psychiatric nurse, living alone near Hampstead Heath, London, where he regularly walks his gentle, elderly German shepherd Tillie.There are also some well-observed touches, especially concerning the fleeting friendships dog-walkers make with each other and the diversity of London’s population.
Former London Underground engineers Sam and Mark Green said saving dogs has ‘healed’ them (Picture: Mark Green/Rex/)A couple who helped police comb through evidence while surrounded by bodies in the wake of the 7/7 bombings, were forced to relive the trauma when they were impacted by a second terror attack 14 years later.
Duke and Tiger Maynard-White visit residents at Harbor Village Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in New London, Connecticut.Tiger Maynard-White "touches" a woman's hand on the other side of the window at a skilled nursing facility.
It’s disco, baby (Picture: Dachshund Cafe)If you’re a fellow dog lover, then by now you’re probably familiar with Pug Café – the company that hosts pop-ups of the greatest kind: with dogs.
A photo of two mice squaring up for a brawl over a crumb in a London subway has earned photographer Sam Rowley the 55th Wildlife Photographer of the Year LUMIX People's Choice Award in a competition held by London's Natural History Museum.
There’ll be treats for both cockapoos and their humans (Picture: @popuppugcafe)Unfortunately, owners of other dog breeds will not be allowed to come along – though there is a french bulldog version running on the 9 February, too.
The Merry Mutts Motel at Westfield (Picture Luke Walker/Getty Images for Westfield London)Westfield is offering a new service to look after your dog while you do all your Christmas shopping.
Because your pet deserves a treat (Picture: Cheshire & Wain/Rachel Oates)Not sure what to get your furry friend this year?The Merchant’s Tail in Hackney was launched by pet labels Cheshire & Wain and Fetch & Follow, and will feature both festive experiences and shopping opportunities for animal lovers.