Heartbreak as 'constantly overlooked' rescue dog desperate to finally find home

Heartbreak as 'constantly overlooked' rescue dog desperate to finally find home

A spokesperson for Pawprints to Rescue said Spike "constantly gets overlooked even though he's super sweet".Spike enjoys walks, treats and getting attention from staff at the kennels.

Mystery dog illness: Symptoms and what to do if your dog gets sick

Mystery dog illness: Symptoms and what to do if your dog gets sick

Understandably, pet owners are concerned about the mystery GI illness (Picture: Getty)She said in a BVA blog post: ‘We are aware of a recent spike in cases of dogs falling ill from gastroenteritis-like symptoms in several parts of Yorkshire and North East England.

Creepy or cute? Neil Patrick Harris gets ‘replica stuffed versions’ of his dogs

Creepy or cute? Neil Patrick Harris gets ‘replica stuffed versions’ of his dogs

The "Matrix Resurrections" star showed off a Christmas gift on given to him by husband David Burtka in the form of eerily accurate stuffed animal replicas of their family's three dogs — Spike, Gidget and Ella.

Separation anxiety: how to manage your pet’s mental health as post-lockdown routines resume

Separation anxiety: how to manage your pet’s mental health as post-lockdown routines resume

Three-year-old Ziggy is one of many “pandemic puppies” grappling with separation anxiety as lockdown restrictions ease and their owners return to the office and socialise more – leading to a spike in demand for health and wellness products for pets.

Elon Musk and Dogecoin spiked demand for Shiba Inu dogs, but not good news for tenderloins

Elon Musk and Dogecoin spiked demand for Shiba Inu dogs, but not good news for tenderloins

The cryptocurrency meme Dogecoin (DOGE) , famous for being Elonb MUsk's favorite and increasing its value by 4,600% in one year, triggered the demand for dogs of the Shiba Inu breed, an icon of the currency .

We managed to help our dogs overcome separation anxiety – and you can too

We managed to help our dogs overcome separation anxiety – and you can too

Three women share how they helped their pups cope with being apart (Picture: )Lockdown saw a huge spike in dogs dealing with separation anxiety – but can anything actually be done?During lockdown, Pip developed separation anxiety, and after some detective work Louise found out why.

PHOTOS: They rescue the dogs Spay and Spike, who fell in the sinkhole of Puebla

PHOTOS: They rescue the dogs Spay and Spike, who fell in the sinkhole of Puebla

The bottom of the sinkhole is filled with water that appears to have strong currents, and the National Coordination of Civil Protection of the Government of Mexico has indicated that experts believe it was caused by a kind of underground river.

Baby panda born at National Zoo is a boy

Baby panda born at National Zoo is a boy

Response to the news that the mother, Mei Xiang, was pregnant caused traffic on the zoo’s ever-popular Panda-cam to spike by 1,200%, zoo officials said.Giant panda gives birth to healthy cub at National Zoo. Mei Xiang was artificially inseminated in the spring shortly after the entire zoo shut down on March 14.

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.

Horror as number of abandoned dogs soars by 25 percent after coronavirus lockdown

Horror as number of abandoned dogs soars by 25 percent after coronavirus lockdown

The number of dogs being abandoned has soared in Spain since the coronavirus lockdown was lifted (Image: GETTY) There has been a 25 percent spike in pooches being dumped in Spain after restrictions were eased, according to research by the Royal Canine Society of Spain (Image: GETTY)Demand for puppies soared during the lockdown but the charity fears many pets could be given up due to the economic fallout from the pandemic.

Dogs endure emotional difficulties in puberty like humans, says study

Dogs endure emotional difficulties in puberty like humans, says study

Asher said she hoped the findings would help owners be more understanding of their dogs and cut them some slack, noting there is a spike in owners taking their dogs to shelters when the animals hit puberty.“Perhaps they are not misbehaving just because they are naughty, but it is just like in humans – the hormones are raging and there are things going on in the brain,” she said.

Where I Work: Suzel, the stationery designer working from home

Where I Work: Suzel, the stationery designer working from home

Suzel needs plenty of art in her working space (Picture: Suzel Selçuk)I’m heavily influenced by 90’s culture and used to run a 90’s inspired streetwear brand called Educate Elevate, so I have our old prints and Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing photo album on my desk, too.

Game of Thrones fans WARNING as Stark direwolf pets spark spike in dumped dogs

Game of Thrones fans WARNING as Stark direwolf pets spark spike in dumped dogs

Games of Thrones' Jon Snow with a direwolf cub (Image: HBO)The stark reality of the highly-acclaimed fantasy series is a phalanx of unwanted dogs bought by fans enchanted by the idea of having their own direwolves.

Winter pet dumping scandal: Terrified dog CHAINED to lamp post in freezing cold

Winter pet dumping scandal: Terrified dog CHAINED to lamp post in freezing cold

Last year, the RSPCA were rescuing up to 850 pets a month, with more than 10,000 calls – one every 12 minutes – from worried members of the public about abandonments .Now, in the space of the past few cold, winter days, the RSPCA has witnessed a worrying spike in the number of pets callously thrown on the streets, with the blame likely to be on owners worried about running up vets’ bills in the countdown to the Christmas period.Animal Collection Officer Vic Hurr described how he found the terrified dog after being called out to Esher Road, Birmingham, by worried residents.“This poor dog was tied with a choke chain and was absolutely terrified,” explained ACO Hurr.