Can dog groomers stay open in lockdown?

Can dog groomers stay open in lockdown?

The latest government guidance states the following services can remain open during lockdown: vets and retailers of products and food for the upkeep and welfare of animals animal rescue centres, boarding facilities and animal groomers (may continue to be used for animal welfare, rather than aesthetic purposes) You are also advised to contact the groomer in advance to make an appointment.

Dogs and owners may share resemblance in diabetes risk

Dogs and owners may share resemblance in diabetes risk

“Given the previous research on the shared risk of [being overweight] between dog owners and their animals, we believe that shared dietary habits and also physical activity levels might be involved,” said Kennedy.

Can dogs and cats get coronavirus from humans?

Can dogs and cats get coronavirus from humans?

As the World Health Organisation (WHO) says all the available evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2 is a zoonotic disease - one that passes from animals to humans - questions have also been raised about the potential impact of Covid-19 on domesticated pets as well as their human owners.

Stray dogs: Indians are bringing Indian doggos home as their lockdown companions

Stray dogs: Indians are bringing Indian doggos home as their lockdown companions

Pune-based Kapil Patwardhan, who helps people adopting stray dogs, helped around 55 dogs get a home during the lockdown period.Sheila R, Rajasthan-based, animal activists, says that the youngsters are more woke and they know that a lot of illegal breeding goes behind bring pedigree dogs in the market.

Postman makes friends with every animal he meets on the job

Postman makes friends with every animal he meets on the job

It’s not just sweet doggos Cristiano meets on the job, he’s also friendly with cats, rabbits, and more.And a lick (Picture: @carteiroamigodosanimais) The cats want in on the action too (Picture: @carteiroamigodosanimais)Cristiano wants to open his own animal shelter where he can take in strays and nurse them to health.

Is COVID-19 just an excuse for pet abandonment?

Is COVID-19 just an excuse for pet abandonment?

Animal activist Sai Vignesh has rescued close to 12 such abandoned dogs in the past few months.Pets are abandoned on a regular basis and the coronavirus era is no exception, explains Chennai-based animal activist Shravan Krishnan.

#Coronacrisis: Cases of abandoned pets rise, activists urge people not to fall prey to misinformation

#Coronacrisis: Cases of abandoned pets rise, activists urge people not to fall prey to misinformation

But on the on the ground, animal activists across the country are facing the problem of abandonment of pets which has increased rapidly during the lockdown.It is illogical to abandon a dog especially at a time when animals can be great companions for people who are in quarantine," she adds.

Shelter dog nicknamed Ricasso earns £3k after his paintings are sold

Shelter dog nicknamed Ricasso earns £3k after his paintings are sold

After a busy day of painting (Picture: Animal Welfare League of Alexandria)Rico the dog is quite the artist.We want all of them (Picture: Animal Welfare League of Alexandria)He loves being active and recently enjoyed a field trip to Alexandria’s Old Town.

Hunt saboteurs share naked pictures of judge who 'assaulted activists'

Hunt saboteurs share naked pictures of judge who 'assaulted activists'

Members of the Barlow Hunt during the New Year\’s Day event that allegedly ended in two animal rights activists being assaulted (Picture: Sheffield Hunt Saboteurs/Eugene Henderson)Defence solicitor Stephen Welford said Mr Jordan had citronella spray, often used to mask the scent of foxes, and Mr Robinson had a horn to distract the hounds.

Dog’s horrific injuries after being forced to fight with badger

Dog’s horrific injuries after being forced to fight with badger

The Patterdale Terrier was left cut and scarred by the incident (Picture: Derbyshire Police/SWNS) The pup was rushed to hospital for treatment on the right side of its face (Picture: Derbyshire Police/SWNS)Badger baiting is an illegal blood sport – outlawed since 1835 under the Cruelty to Animals Act – that sees a badger drawn out of its sett and threatened, prompting a fight.

Amanda Seyfried saved by man’s best friend, Mamma Mia star has dog therapy for trauma

Amanda Seyfried saved by man’s best friend, Mamma Mia star has dog therapy for trauma

The Mamma Mia star has been a fan of animal therapy ever since she acquired her beloved dog Finn, the lolloping brown nine-year-old Australian shepherd who helped her deal with the ­anxiety that came with being a young actress living away from home in Hollywood.

Two people left with ‘serious hand and face injuries’ in dog attack

Two people left with ‘serious hand and face injuries’ in dog attack

‘We want to trace the animal and those who care for it as soon as possible and would urge anyone who saw what happened to contact police immediately.’.

Meghan Markle charity SAVES 'shaking, scared and starving' dog on brink of death

Meghan Markle charity SAVES 'shaking, scared and starving' dog on brink of death

When Tess arrived at Mayhew – the London animal home established in 1886 and which received Meghan’s royal patronage at the beginning of the year – she was in a pitiful state, weighing a fraction of the healthy weight of a German Shepherd and could barely stand.

Dog and hare freeze to death while WALKING as temperatures drop to -56C

Dog and hare freeze to death while WALKING as temperatures drop to -56C

Dog and hare freeze to death while WALKING as temperatures drop to -56C PICTURES of a dog and hare that froze to death in exceptionally cold weather in Kazakhstan have caused a storm from animal rights activists.

Drivers warned to always stop after this adorable puppy has face shattered

Drivers warned to always stop after this adorable puppy has face shattered

Cat fatalities accounted for 340, or nine percent, of the death toll while 286 dogs died (seven percent).The figures were collated by Confused.com from FOI requests.In a guide on what to do if they hit an animal, the financial services comparison website advises drivers how they must report accidents to police if they involve dogs, horses, cows, pigs, goats, sheep, donkeys and mules under the Road Traffic Act 1988.· Anyone who has information about Cassian or what happened is urged to contact the RSPCA appeal line on 0300 123 8018.

South Korea closes dog slaughterhouse amid activist pressure

South Korea closes dog slaughterhouse amid activist pressure

South Korean officials have begun dismantling the country’s largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.

The purrfect diet for your fat cat

The purrfect diet for your fat cat

The big question was how much it takes to make cats lose weight, especially lazy neutered males?" asked Kelly Swanson, a professor in the department of animal sciences."It turns out you have to keep reducing their food intake because they're not very active.

Is it OK for owners to leave while vet puts the pet down?

Is it OK for owners to leave while vet puts the pet down?

“Asked my vet what the hardest part was about his job & he said when he has to put an animal down 90% of owners don’t actually want to be in the room when he injects them so the animal’s last moments are usually them frantically looking around for their owners & tbh that broke me,” read the tweet, posted earlier this summer.

Anti-puppy farm campaigner’s dog ‘stolen in targeted theft’

Anti-puppy farm campaigner’s dog ‘stolen in targeted theft’

Diddy the six-year-old miniature pinscher went missing from Niki’s Berkshire home in the middle of the night and has not been seen since (Picture: INS)The animal rights activist and dog behaviourist has launched the hashtag ‘#findourdiddy’ and has received widespread support to try and find her missing pooch.

Airlines and cruise ships crack down on emotional support animals

Airlines and cruise ships crack down on emotional support animals

Federal regulations allow some disabled passengers to fly with their service animals, and the Air Carrier Service Act allows for those with mental-health issues to travel with an ESA free of charge if it helps alleviate anxiety.

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