Dog’s devastating reaction to being put on a diet- ‘That noise broke my heart’

Dog’s devastating reaction to being put on a diet- ‘That noise broke my heart’

Toby the Boston Terrier has attracted millions of fans after a sweet video of him went viral on TikTok. In the video, Toby can be seen eagerly waiting by his bowl ready to be fed, but his owner pretends to put him on a diet and puts a measly amount of dog food in front of him.

Congress asks for recall of flea collar that may be linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths

Congress asks for recall of flea collar that may be linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths

A Congressional subcommittee has asked that a popular flea and tick collar be recalled after being linked to the deaths of close to 1,700 pets .Democratic representative Raja Krishnamoorthi , of Illinois, who serves as chairman of the subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, sent pharmaceutical company Elanco a letter on Thursday asking it to recall its Seresto collar.

Dognappers ran off in fear after picking out dog that taught them a lesson

Dognappers ran off in fear after picking out dog that taught them a lesson

Nellie was unimpressed by two men attempting to steal her (Picture: Toby Currier)A pair of ‘dognappers’ ran away in fright after a botched attempt to steal a Belgian Malinois – a breed often used by police and the military.

New Year's Eve fireworks: How to keep your dogs calm and happy this NYE

New Year's Eve fireworks: How to keep your dogs calm and happy this NYE

New Year's Eve fireworks: Due to their sensitive hearing, dogs can find the loud noises fireworks make very distressing (Image: GETTY).New Year's Eve fireworks: Walking dogs before fireworks start can help to reduce stress for pets (Image: GETTY).

My unexpected working-from-home problem? The noise from my husband's oversexed tortoises

My unexpected working-from-home problem? The noise from my husband's oversexed tortoises

I have been pleading with my husband for weeks to put his scaly Casanovas in the fridge (they hibernate in the vegetable drawer; Blue Peter didn’t warn us about that, either) with no joy: more dandelions needed.

More than 160 starving and diseased dogs rescued from animal hoarding house

More than 160 starving and diseased dogs rescued from animal hoarding house

Animal hoarding is becoming a big problem in Japan (Picture: Reuters) Animal rights activists say it was one of the worst cases they’ve seen (Picture: Reuters)Public health officials first visited the house seven years ago after getting complaints from neighbours about the noise and bad smell but the owner refused to let officials investigate at that time.

Majority of dogs suffer from anxiety, study finds

Majority of dogs suffer from anxiety, study finds

According to researchers, who studied the behaviours of more than 13,000 pet dogs in Finland, 72.5 per cent of the pups exhibit traits such as noise sensitivity, fearfulness, fear of surfaces and heights, inattention/impulsivity, compulsion, separation-related behaviour, or aggression.

Dog breeders urged to act over high levels of anxiety in pets

Dog breeders urged to act over high levels of anxiety in pets

It examined the frequency of seven anxiety-related traits, including noise sensitivity, fear, aggression, separation problems and compulsive behaviour, as well as sub-traits within these categories, such as tail-chasing.

No loud noise, please

No loud noise, please

Dogs have a sensitive hearing; they can hear sounds four times farther away than we can.At high frequencies, dogs can hear much softer sounds.Dogs can get stressed by sounds they hear.

Animal magic: how my pet saved me

Animal magic: how my pet saved me

After that, if I heard a noise in the night, I had to sit up to check everything was OK; if I didn’t, I’d feel like there would be another fire.

MPs to consider fireworks sales ban as anger mounts over effect on animals

MPs to consider fireworks sales ban as anger mounts over effect on animals

“That’s exactly why the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is already gathering information on the noise, disturbance and anti-social behaviour that can be associated with fireworks, and the impact on people, animals and our environment.

Do you know these fascinating facts about dogs?

Do you know these fascinating facts about dogs?

As family is their world, it is likely that dogs dream about their pet parents and activities with them.Dogs also have streaks of grey – a result from stress-related anxiety, fear of loud noise and unfamiliar animals and humans.

Meet the search dog who can find people trapped in disaster zones

Meet the search dog who can find people trapped in disaster zones

Cara is a six year old Belgian Malinois who works with her handler as an urban search and rescue dog. Cara experiences different textures and terrain during her training (Picture: Aaron Crowley/)Mick Atwood is Cara’s handler and partner.

A Great Dane delivered 19 puppies — see the pics

A Great Dane delivered 19 puppies — see the pics

A 4-year-old Great Dane named Cleo recently gave birth to 19 puppies via cesarean section at Kingman Animal Hospital (KAH) in Arizona. as well as driving from Illinois, Nevada (and) California." Cleo, a 4-year-old Great Dane, gave birth to 19 healthy puppies last Saturday in Kingman, Arizona.

Senior Dog Continues to Make a Splash in the Dock Diving World

Senior Dog Continues to Make a Splash in the Dock Diving World

At 9 years old, Lexie, a Black Lab/Belgian Malinois cross, became the North American Diving Dogs (NADD) National Champion in the Veteran Master division for 2017. Toys are how Lexie, the not-so-fond-of-water dog, got into the sport, says Janie Costa, Lexie’s parent.

How to Calm a Nervous Dog

How to Calm a Nervous Dog

No pet parent wants to see their dog in distress, but sometimes animals become nervous or fearful, especially when faced with loud noises, new people or a events, such as Halloween.

Traveling With Your Pet This Holiday? Bone Voyage!

Traveling With Your Pet This Holiday? Bone Voyage!

Explain your travel plans in detail to your veterinarian and ask if your fur child will be able to handle the stress that comes with unfamiliar noises, movements, and smells. The app allows you to find pet-friendly hotels, emergency vets, off-leash dog parks and more when you hit the road.

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

An image released shows one of the so-called ‘zombie dogs’ that have been spotted in a Chicago neighbourhood.Source:Facebook“You can avoid attracting them to your yards and neighbourhoods by not leaving food out and by securing your garbage,” the department said.It’s common to spot coyotes in Illinois, especially in the southern, southeastern and west-central parts, according to the state’s Department of Natural Resources.

10 Things You Need To Know Before You Move With Pets

10 Things You Need To Know Before You Move With Pets

Keeping pets locked away in a room during moving day can make them anxious from all the noise and new people that might be in your home.