These are the most popular puppy and kitten names in 2020

These are the most popular puppy and kitten names in 2020

Now, the most popular names for puppies and kittens in 2020 have been revealed by Pets at Home.You can search and see the most popular choices for a whole range of animals with the Pets at Home name finder.

Adorable dog reported missing is found hiding under elderly owner’s chair

Adorable dog reported missing is found hiding under elderly owner’s chair

The pup had been stuck under a recliner for two days (Picture: Derbyshire Police)The thought of a beloved pet getting lost is horrible – but thankfully, sometimes, they are found again.Toby was lying under the woman’s recliner, where he had quietly remained stuck for two days.

Pets for the Elderly helps seniors adopt and keep pets amid pandemic

Pets for the Elderly helps seniors adopt and keep pets amid pandemic

The goal is to have at least one participating shelter in all 50 states by the time the expanded program officially launches on Jan. 1, 2021.She said Pets for the Elderly was founded by the late Avrum Katz to help seniors feel healthier and more connected through pets and to find shelter dogs and cats forever homes.

Kristen Bell makes plea to adopt senior dogs after death of beloved pet

Kristen Bell makes plea to adopt senior dogs after death of beloved pet

After saying goodbye to her dog Barbara, Kristen Bell is encouraging potential pet parents to consider adopting senior dogs.Bell and her family took care of Barbara for two years after adopting her from The Dog Cafe in Los Angeles.

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

When we opted for lifetime cover, the site came up with 53 policies ranging in price from £9.97 a month with the insurer Animal Friends to £74.21 with Asda Money.

Dalmatian with heart-shaped nose trains to become autism assistance dog

Dalmatian with heart-shaped nose trains to become autism assistance dog

The dalmatian was originally adopted as just a family pet, but is now training to become an assistance dog for the family’s youngest son (Picture: @rorschachthedalmatian/Mercury Press)‘When he was five weeks old, I planned a surprise visit for Rick to meet him.

Majority of pet owners cancel plans to hang out with cats and dogs

Majority of pet owners cancel plans to hang out with cats and dogs

What’s more, the research confirmed that pets have a positive impact on our mental health, with a staggering 99% of dog owners and 96% of cat owners saying they think this the case for them.

Brits purchasing 'pandemic puppies' cost £400m in vet bills

Brits purchasing 'pandemic puppies' cost £400m in vet bills

Pet care brand Bob Martin has identified a tenfold spike in demand for people looking to purchase a companion animal whilst in lockdown, with the cost of not rehoming or buying from responsible breeders reaching £400 million across the country.

Can I walk my dog if I’m self-isolating?

Can I walk my dog if I’m self-isolating?

You can’t keep a good dog down – pet charities give advice on how to hire a dog walker or safely ask a friend to take them out (Picture: Getty)The advice goes on to say: ‘They won’t be able to come into your house, they’ll need to use their own lead, and should wipe the dog over with a clean damp cloth or disposable wipe before they touch them.

Dogs really do love their owners and new research proves it

Dogs really do love their owners and new research proves it

We do love our dogs (Picture: Getty)Canine Cottages also tracked the owners’ heart rates to see how much this compares with that of their pet, and discovered their heart rate increased by 10% on average when they saw their dog after being away from them for a period of time.

Veterinarian dr jyoti jain shares: Your guide to pet friendly plants

Veterinarian dr jyoti jain shares: Your guide to pet friendly plants

The pandemic has made a lot of people become plant parents.Dr Jyoti Jain further shares the problems which a pet can get if it drinks water from a plant vase or munches on a leaf or a flower.Korean beauty hacks for flawless skin.

Father, 7-year-old child and dog rescued after 48 hours in Mount Hood ravine

Father, 7-year-old child and dog rescued after 48 hours in Mount Hood ravine

Peter Munro, a 37-year-old Canby resident, had gone to Kinzel Lake in the Mt. Hood National Forest to set up camp on Tuesday.Peter Munro after he was rescued and his daughter, Leila Munro.

Germans must walk their dogs twice a day, new law will say

Germans must walk their dogs twice a day, new law will say

Germany’s dog owners will soon to be ordered by law to walk their pets twice a day.Bärbel Kleid, the owner of a five-year-old Yorkshire terrier called Sam, who lives in Berlin, said: “I find it patronising to be told how long I should take my dog out for.

4 Reasons the Pandemic Is a Boon for the Pet Industry

4 Reasons the Pandemic Is a Boon for the Pet Industry

Add to this the growing availability of pet supplies online (the sector saw 11.3% percent growth for online sales in 2019 alone) plus the opportunity to connect with veterinarians and other professionals remotely via telehealth and other online options; the industry was well-positioned to take advantage of the COVID-19-induced circumstances.

Man opens sanctuary for abused farm animals: 'You can't be depressed here'

Man opens sanctuary for abused farm animals: 'You can't be depressed here'

A 300-pound pig named Willy was the first animal rescued by Little Bear Sanctuary when it opened in 2017.Christoper Vane / Little Bear SanctuaryMany people buy pigs as pets but then surrender them when they get “too big.” Before that happened to Willy, his owner taught him to sit like a dog for treats.

Man filmed repeatedly punching his dog in the head as he ‘lost his temper’

Man filmed repeatedly punching his dog in the head as he ‘lost his temper’

Joseph Pocklington, 29, from Darlington, was filmed punching his pet dog numerous times in the head (Picture: North News)This is the sickening moment a man repeatedly punches his dog in the face before dragging him by the neck.

Coronavirus and Pets: What You Need To Know

Coronavirus and Pets: What You Need To Know

At the moment, there is one case of Hong Kong or the pet dog who has shown a weak positive result for the virus.

Annual dog festival returns and it’s everything we need right now

Annual dog festival returns and it’s everything we need right now

Scott Miller, resident vet on This Morning will be on hand to give tips on pet care (Picture: Dogstival) The event welcomes dogs of all ages and breeds (Picture: Dogstival)Dogstival has worked closely with New Forest District Council and Hampshire Police to ensure that the event follows government guidelines in lockdown, with hand sanitiser stations and cleaning teams on-site every day.

Bathe your cat, but don't get clawed!

Bathe your cat, but don't get clawed!

But a bath now and then can help stimulate their skin and remove excess oil to keep the fur healthy," says Abhijeet Sharma, a pet grooming specialist.For an award show late last year, Yami stunned everyone in a beige sari.

Mumbai’s pets put their stylish paws forward in the rains

Mumbai’s pets put their stylish paws forward in the rains

It’s clear that while pet parents have their rainy-day dressing in place, they are also adding a dash of style to their pooches’ rain gear.The minute the sky turns dark, Colaba-based stylist Mili Shivjiani Puri gets her pet dog Malibu all dressed up to go out in the rain.

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