Pet lovers rejoice! Scientists plot to create cats that don't trigger allergies

Pet lovers rejoice! Scientists plot to create cats that don't trigger allergies

Supporters of genetic modification argue humanity has already been changing animals' genes for thousands of years through selective breeding.

Your dog can grieve – here are the signs to look out for

Your dog can grieve – here are the signs to look out for

‘When dogs are anxious, they display a range of physical signs, depending on what is triggering them,’ explains pet wellness experts Miracle Leaf.‘If they are grieving over the loss of another household pet, they may show these signs during times they associate with this pet.

Prolific golden retriever stud has fathered 239 puppies for Guide Dogs

Prolific golden retriever stud has fathered 239 puppies for Guide Dogs

He’s fathered more than 200 pups so far (Picture: Guide Dogs / SWNS)Everyone, this is Trigger.Look at that face (Picture: Guide Dogs / SWNS)Trigger also fathered the record-breaking number of Guide Dog puppies that were born late last year.

Do yourself a favour and look at this huge litter of Guide Dog puppies

Do yourself a favour and look at this huge litter of Guide Dog puppies

So pure, so good (Picture: PA) Oh, to be snuggled up like a puppy in a 16-strong litter (Picture: PA) What a silly baby (Picture: PA) Their mum is a German Shepherd and their dad is a Golden Retriever (Picture: PA)Having sired 239 puppies, Trigger is Guide Dogs’ most prolific stud dog in their ethical breeding program.

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 .

Chinese county reconsiders threat to ban dog walking after backlash

Chinese county reconsiders threat to ban dog walking after backlash

A Chinese county has been forced to reassess a ban on people walking their dogs in public after the extreme attempt to stop pet-related incidents and disputes triggered an angry backlash.

Dogs are picking up allergies because humans are pampering them

Dogs are picking up allergies because humans are pampering them

Research by experts in veterinary disease suggest that up to 20% of the UK’s eight million dogs suffer from allergies and that their conditions are being triggered by their comfortable lifestyles.

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

In some dogs, however, separation anxiety might be triggered if there is a change in the family’s daily life or the dog’s routine.Time spent at the veterinary clinic What are the signs of separation anxiety?

Even pets are having a ruff time coping with the #airpocalypse

Even pets are having a ruff time coping with the #airpocalypse

“The number of cases of pets suffering from respiratory diseases usually increases during this time of the year.He adds that he is currently handling at least 15 cases of air pollution-triggered diseases in pets every day, as opposed to 10 cases a day during the same time last year.

Coping with hair shedding

Coping with hair shedding

1) Infestation and infection: Presence of parasites like fleas and mites triggers hair loss; these infest the dog and irritate the skin, causing severe itching which results in scratching and hair loss . A healthy coat is less likely to have loose hair to shed.

ALABAMA ROT WARNING: Death toll grows as four more dogs die - vets issue URGENT alert

ALABAMA ROT WARNING: Death toll grows as four more dogs die - vets issue URGENT alert

Although an environmental trigger for this disease is possible, this has not been proven.” Map shows the east-west divide of Alabama Rot incidence (Image: Vets4Pets) Tell-tale skin lesion that is the first sign of Alabama Rot (Image: : Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists) Scientists believe the way the disease is evident during the winter months and centred on certain areas of the country will produce the vital evidence to help them establish its cause and also provide an eventual cure.

How Her Cat Saved Sierra from a Parkinson’s Freezing Episode

How Her Cat Saved Sierra from a Parkinson’s Freezing Episode

According to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, the cause of freezing is unknown, but stressful situations may trigger episodes. The experience taught Sierra that she was able to break out of “freezing” episodes by use of an alternative movement—petting the cat had unlocked the brain "freeze." “Now, when my hand "sticks" to an armrest, I free it by clapping my hands.

Electric shock collars for pets to be banned

Electric shock collars for pets to be banned

Remotely controlled training devices – e-collars or shock collars – can trigger an electronic pulse of up to 6,000 volts to a dog’s neck, and can shock an animal for up to 11 seconds at a time, according to the Dogs Trust. “This ban will improve the welfare of animals and I urge pet owners to instead use positive-reward training methods.”