Fears for Royal Park stags as herds face rising threat from modern life

Fears for Royal Park stags as herds face rising threat from modern life

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Brummie of the Year Babu remains the most legendary red panda of Birmingham

Brummie of the Year Babu remains the most legendary red panda of Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM's own Wildlife Conservation Park still remembers how one escape from red panda Babu turned into a regional search for the lost animal and turned it into a star.

Pet-friendly new-build homes across London that you can buy or rent

Pet-friendly new-build homes across London that you can buy or rent

There’s even an on-site pet daycare (Picture: Chris Winter / Quintain Living)15% of leased homes in this new rental community have pets, which are catered for with dog runs, bark parks, walking and daycare services.

These dog costumes will put your Halloween outfit to shame

These dog costumes will put your Halloween outfit to shame

Took cute to spook (Picture: J Mayer/REX/Shutterstock)Thought you nailed your Halloween party outfit last night?A group of pooches showed up to the Washington Square Park Halloween Parade dressed to the nines in a plethora of spooky (and hilarious) costumes.

The viral 'demonic' Chihuahua has multiple Halloween costumes — see pics

The viral 'demonic' Chihuahua has multiple Halloween costumes — see pics

But Prancer has come a long way since his adoption in April — so no, he won’t be wearing a Chucky costume on Oct. 31) Instead, Prancer’s Halloween costumes will showcase more sparkling facets of his personality, which has begun blossoming since he was adopted from Second Chance Pet Adoption League in New Jersey by Connecticut resident Ariel Davis.

Guardian angel: a dog lover creates a close-knit community in a London park

Guardian angel: a dog lover creates a close-knit community in a London park

Mark Davis carries around photographs of his now- deceased dogs Bonnie, Smokey, Zola and Bobby, and shows them to people who attend the free dog socialisation sessions he has run every morning in Norwood Park, south-east London, for 18 years.

Woman is burned while rescuing her dog from Yellowstone hot spring

Woman is burned while rescuing her dog from Yellowstone hot spring

A woman from Washington state suffered burns from her shoulders to her feet when she tried to rescue her dog from a Yellowstone National Park hot spring.A park concessions employee suffered second- and third-degree burns to 5% of her body near Old Faithful Geyser in September, park officials said.

Ndakasi, mountain gorilla who became selfie star, dies in the arms of her caretaker

Ndakasi, mountain gorilla who became selfie star, dies in the arms of her caretaker

A mountain gorilla whose picture went viral after she photobombed a park ranger’s selfie has died at 14.Ndakazi “took her final breath in the loving arms of her caretaker and lifelong friend, Andre Bauma,” a statement from the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo said Tuesday.

Angela Merkel pecked by parrot during visit to German bird park

Angela Merkel pecked by parrot during visit to German bird park

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel provided a rare splash of color amid Germany’s staid election campaign while visiting a bird park where she posed with half a dozen parrots.

Toddler mauled by large French Mastiff dog while playing in park

Toddler mauled by large French Mastiff dog while playing in park

The huge dog attacked a three-year-old boy in a Stoke park (Picture: Getty/Google)A three-year-old boy was hospitalised after being mauled by an out-of-control French Mastiff.Get your need-to-know latest news, feel-good stories, analysis and more.

Vets warning to dog owners: Don't let pets drink from shared water bowls

Vets warning to dog owners: Don't let pets drink from shared water bowls

Speaking to TeamDogs, Kathleen Pohl, a veterinary surgeon at Zetland Vets and My Family Vets, warned: “If your dog is at risk and you are aware of a local outbreak, it would be sensible to avoid locations where your dog might have close contact with others such as busy parks, day care or shared public water and food bowls.”.

Toy poodle dies after being attacked by three dogs in London park

Toy poodle dies after being attacked by three dogs in London park

Anna Guglielmi, 32, was walking her three-year-old dog Ruby in Bartlett Park, Poplar, east London , when they were set upon on August 26.

UK dog owners warned about thieves staking out parks and luring puppies

UK dog owners warned about thieves staking out parks and luring puppies

Stalking parks in affluent areas and luring puppies out of gardens with treats are among the methods dog thieves are using, campaigners have said, amid suggestions the government is preparing to clamp down on pet abductions.

Labrador almost dies of heatstroke – even though it was overcast weather

Labrador almost dies of heatstroke – even though it was overcast weather

(Picture: My Family Vet/Thomas Richmond)A Labrador almost didn’t make it after suffering from a potentially fatal case of heatstroke in cloudy conditions.We went from having a great time playing in the park to suffering from heatstroke in the space of a few minutes.

Dog thieves are ‘staking out parks and trying to lure pets with treats’

Dog thieves are ‘staking out parks and trying to lure pets with treats’

Dog owners are being warned to be vigilant (Picture: Getty)Campaigners want a new crime of pet abduction to be created so that harsher sentences can be dished out to those prosecuted.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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