Ferrets and tarantulas among pets to find new homes in lockdown

Ferrets and tarantulas among pets to find new homes in lockdown

Owners of quails, ferrets and tarantulas have felt comforted by taking care of their pets and have had the time to dedicate to their new furry or feathered friends.

Woman walks vulnerable dad's dog so she can wave to him in isolation

Woman walks vulnerable dad's dog so she can wave to him in isolation

‘I’m grateful that Tara gives me a reason to see my folks every day, even if I can’t yet give my Dad the welcome home hug he deserves’ (Picture: Heidi Scrimgeour)Heidi adds: ‘We chat from a safe distance when I call at his front gate each day to collect the dog as my parents can’t walk her at the moment.

Five puppies killed in ‘acid attack’ by owner’s relative

Five puppies killed in ‘acid attack’ by owner’s relative

At first vets thought the puppies had been soaked in boiling water (Picture: Natha Satwa Nusantara/ Facebook)Five puppies have died after being attacked with a corrosive liquid.

Meet the Real Life "Lassie"

Meet the Real Life "Lassie"

A stray male dog that has been avoiding the rescuers for weeks was now clearly trying to get their attention. Afraid that the dog may be sick, Tarashevsce and Miller followed the persistent pup as his barking lead them to a heavily wooded area in the park.

This Year’s Hero Dog Award Goes to… a Cat?

This Year’s Hero Dog Award Goes to… a Cat?

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Los Angeles gives out the “Hero Dog” award every year; however, this year the winner was not a dog at all, reported Barbara Campbell of NPR.Some of us might remember Tara, a Tabby from Bakersfield, CA.

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Chase – Britain’s ugliest dog – has died at the grand old age of 16 (Picture: WNS) Chase won prizes for having no hair, no teeth, a cataract and a crab like-walk (Picture: WNS)‘He had so much personality and I took him everywhere with me,’ Storm said.

Behind the Scenes: Restoring the Eyesight of a Diabetic Dog

Behind the Scenes: Restoring the Eyesight of a Diabetic Dog

A beautiful and heartwarming video went viral when a formerly blind dog got to see his family after undergoing surgery. A. Restoring vision with cataract surgery is an elective procedure to improve our patients’ quality of life so it is very important that they are otherwise healthy and can easily tolerate general anesthesia.

Trick or treat: should you dress up your dog for Halloween?

Trick or treat: should you dress up your dog for Halloween?

Pinterest A dog dressed as a tarantula for the 2016 Halloween dogs parade in Tompkins Square Park, New York. The Tompkins Square Halloween dog parade in New York is about to enjoy its 28th year, and features hundreds of dogs in elaborate costumes with props.

Watch Nicole Kidman rescue a massive tarantula (while her children scream)

Watch Nicole Kidman rescue a massive tarantula (while her children scream)

Nicole Kidman has an Oscar, two Emmys and five Golden Globe awards, but the accolade she earned over the weekend is a new honor for the actress. Nicole Kidman: actress, mom, spider hero.

Snake enthusiast killed by 8-foot python he had owned since it 'fitted in the palm of his hand'

Snake enthusiast killed by 8-foot python he had owned since it 'fitted in the palm of his hand'

His mother told the court her son kept 10 snakes, along with 12 tarantulas at the family home. His mother told the court the snake had loved her son and that Tiny was “his baby”.