How the Victorians turned mere beasts into man’s best friends

How the Victorians turned mere beasts into man’s best friends

“Many people kept cats during the Victorian period and felt affectionate towards them, but they were still very much seen as utility animals, which kept mice and vermin down,” Hamlett said.

Dog and hedgehog become friends to help their owner with anxiety

Dog and hedgehog become friends to help their owner with anxiety

They’ve become Instagram stars after owner physiotherapy assistant Victoria Wright, 28, who first adopted Welsh terrier mix pooch Rosie from a local shelter in April 2014, brought African pygmy hedgehog, Olive, home in July this year.

Puppy Bowl XV: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

Puppy Bowl XV: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

Courtesy of Victoria Schade I spend game days standing on the left edge of the field, watching the puppy action to make sure everyone is having a good time. Courtesy of Victoria Schade The Puppy Bowl shoot is busy all week, even when there’s a break in the official action on the field.

Landlords to fight Victorian rental plan that allows tenants to have pets

Landlords to fight Victorian rental plan that allows tenants to have pets

Laws that would allow tenants in Victoria to keep pets regardless of their landlord’s wishes and restrict rent increases to once a year will be introduced to state parliament this week.

Perth dog attack: Bull-mastiff cross launches at 49yo owner

Perth dog attack: Bull-mastiff cross launches at 49yo owner

Picture: Channel SevenSource:Channel 7Santamaria was taken to Royal Perth Hospital where he was treated for deep bite marks on his arms and injuries to his chest and face.Rangers from the Town of Victoria Park came to the property to collect the dog and are now investigating, according to The West Australian.