The girl taught her cow to jump as an alternative of buying a horse

The girl taught her cow to jump as an alternative of buying a horse

Instead of giving up on her dream, Hannah decided to try teaching one of her cows to jump over obstacles.As if that weren’t enough, Lilac has also learned to jump over obstacles, managing to make leaps of up to 4 and a half feet: a record for an animal of this size!

'They believe it's healthier' Expert warning as dogs' VEGAN diets on the rise

'They believe it's healthier' Expert warning as dogs' VEGAN diets on the rise

Some pet owners take their dogs with them in the transition, and start feeding them meat-free food or other plant-based alternatives, according to an animal nutritionist and behaviourist expert.

New Zealand’s cats are decimating native wildlife – should they be treated as pests?

New Zealand’s cats are decimating native wildlife – should they be treated as pests?

Like many New Zealand cat owners who believe feral rather than domestic cats are the problem however, Boyd insists her pets mainly hunt mice and rats rather than birds.

Raccoon dog running wild in Wales is ‘unpredictable’ and shouldn’t be approached

Raccoon dog running wild in Wales is ‘unpredictable’ and shouldn’t be approached

Raccoon dogs are native to East Asia but have been spotted in the UK (Picture: Mandy Marsh / SWNS / Getty)People have been warned not to approach a very rare ‘raccoon dog’ that is on the loose in Wales.

TV channel created specifically for dogs is coming to the UK – yes, really

TV channel created specifically for dogs is coming to the UK – yes, really

The channel, which is already available in other countries, will also feature programmes for dog owners, including shows by celebrity dog trainer Laura Nativo, who will provide tips on how to live better at home with a pet, as well as programmes that provide simple recipes for dogs.

Toilet-invading iguanas among invasive species now banned in Florida

Toilet-invading iguanas among invasive species now banned in Florida

Florida is known as a state with a fondness for the exotic, from its long history of accommodating religious cults to the Bubble Room restaurant where every day is Christmas Day. But now time is running out for one type of eccentric Floridian: those who own or breed exotic and invasive reptiles and other non-native animals.

Meet the 1st native US ferret clone — from an animal that lived over 30 years ago

Meet the 1st native US ferret clone — from an animal that lived over 30 years ago

Black-footed ferret recovery efforts aimed at increased genetic diversity and disease resistance took a bold step forward on Dec. 10, with the birth of Elizabeth Ann, created from the cells of Willa, a black-footed ferret that lived more than 30 years ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said.

Blind cat Floyd Mayweather finds new life with BFF Sugar Ray Leonard

Blind cat Floyd Mayweather finds new life with BFF Sugar Ray Leonard

I SPY | Once the cat was inside the trap, Jade Vazquez realized he was blind.Since most adult community cats wouldn’t adjust well to life inside a home, TNR is the humane alternative to euthanasia .But Vazquez and her team felt releasing an old blind tomcat back onto the streets would be tantamount to a death sentence.

Dogs pose for brilliant nativity scene to spread Christmas cheer

Dogs pose for brilliant nativity scene to spread Christmas cheer

Scruff, Diesel and Benji as the three wise men (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)Good tidings to all from these three dogs , who have posed perfectly for a nativity scene.

Dog with a remarkably long neck looks like a cross between a pooch and giraffe

Dog with a remarkably long neck looks like a cross between a pooch and giraffe

Ketama’s neck is 25cm long (Picture: @.galgo/SplitpicsUK)Monique said dogs of Ketama’s breed, known as Galgo español, often suffer from mistreatment in their native Spain.Ketama with her owners (Picture: @.galgo/SplitpicsUK)Monique added: ‘She can be very naughty.

Is there an alternative to ‘future cruise credit’?

Is there an alternative to ‘future cruise credit’?

I know that many cruise lines have been offering refunds, but our firm is insisting that we cannot have any alternative to time-limited vouchers.We pointed out that a refund was not offered to us originally but this has had no effect on their stance.

Stingless sugarbags: the joys of keeping native bees

Stingless sugarbags: the joys of keeping native bees

There are 14 species of stingless bees native to Australia, and the most common along the north-eastern coastline is the Tetragonula carbonaria – or sugarbag – which is perhaps why it is the most popular for beekeeping outside of conventional European honeybee hives.

Keep pet cats indoors, say researchers who found they kill 230m native Australian animals each year

Keep pet cats indoors, say researchers who found they kill 230m native Australian animals each year

Researchers said owners of Australia’s 3.7m domestic cats needed to make sure their pets were indoors or contained to reduce their impact on native species.

This puppy looks like a cat and we are obsessed

This puppy looks like a cat and we are obsessed

Hai Anh and Tuan tell us that Dúi, who is two and a half months old, is actually a mix of a dog breed native to Vietnam with a short-legged dog called Dingo.

Jack Russells surge in popularity ‘thanks to Boris and Brexit patriotism’

Jack Russells surge in popularity ‘thanks to Boris and Brexit patriotism’

The Queen is a famous fan of corgis (Picture: Rex) The Queen is devoted to her pets and travels with them (Picture: PA)The Kennel Club said the Irish red and white setter had become the most vulnerable of all Britain’s native breeds, with 39 puppy registrations in 2019 – the breed’s lowest figures in 30 years.

Kennel worker gets dogs to pose for nativity scene Christmas card

Kennel worker gets dogs to pose for nativity scene Christmas card

Emma previously made a Love Actually inspired card with her dogs (Picture: WHINNEY HILL KENNELS / MERCURY PRESS)Emma Ashenhurst, 30, spent three days getting six dogs to pose for a gorgeous nativity scene to spread Christmas cheer.Emma has been creating Christmas cards with her dogs for the last seven years (Picture: WHINNEY HILL KENNELS / MERCURY PRESS).

Eight dogs pose for a nativity scene to capture ‘the real essence of Christmas’

Eight dogs pose for a nativity scene to capture ‘the real essence of Christmas’

The dogs posed in budget-friendly outfits in Lois’ living room, which the pair transformed into a stable with a borrowed bale of straw (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Lois and Claire think the photo will remind people of ‘the real essence of Christmas’ – Jesus’s birth.

Six alternative events to help improve your mental well-being

Six alternative events to help improve your mental well-being

A glass of red liquid included (Picture: Vampire Yoga)Sometimes delving into darkness can be spiritually cleansing.Dogs help lower stress levels (Picture: Paws For Coffee)There are numerous studies that showcase the mental health benefits of having a pet.

We pensioners can’t strike but we can revolt

We pensioners can’t strike but we can revolt

Why can’t MPs just stage a mass sit-in in the Commons (Cross-party politicians call for an alternative parliament to fight no-deal Brexit, Letters , 31 August)?.I confess to not being able to resist the temptation (Letters , 29 August).

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

Dog poop bags are a menace. But what's the green alternative?

“I reckon that conservatively one in five dogs are having their poo picked up in plastic bags.

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