Pit bull attacked boy, 15, and ‘ripped half his face off’

Pit bull attacked boy, 15, and ‘ripped half his face off’

Tamara Doonkeen, from Yukon, Alaska, said her 15-year-old son was attacked by a ‘vicious’ dog while he walked in the street with two friends on Monday.The attack left the teen needing hospital treatment for injuries to his face and Tamara the dog will attack again.

Dog ‘copies his injured owner’s limp out of sympathy’

Dog ‘copies his injured owner’s limp out of sympathy’

Mr Jones said the vet and x-ray had found ‘nothing wrong’ with his dog, but experts have urged him to get a second opinion as dogs have to be trained to imitate people and will not do it ‘out of sympathy’.

Labrador rescued from bottom of 20ft well after falling in during walk

Labrador rescued from bottom of 20ft well after falling in during walk

He was helped out the well by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service) The dog had fallen in while walking with his owner (Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service)Roger said after the incident: ‘Willy has had a much-needed bath and a good chew on his bone this morning and seems very well.

Still binning your mutt’s mess? Eco-friendly pet owners need a dog poo wormery

Still binning your mutt’s mess? Eco-friendly pet owners need a dog poo wormery

Ben Dodd wants you to “consider using a wormery where the worms will feed off the bags and waste”, according to Pet Business World.That’s fine, as long as I’m able to sleep at night while thinking about worms eating poo in a bin out back.

A village in Kerala gathered to pay tribute to a stray dog named Beepathu

A village in Kerala gathered to pay tribute to a stray dog named Beepathu

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Gumdrop is 1st pit bull adopted in Denver since 30-year ban repeal

Gumdrop is 1st pit bull adopted in Denver since 30-year ban repeal

Courtesy of Denver Animal ProtectionAnn Cecchine-Williams, deputy executive director of Denver's Department of Public Health & Environment, which oversees Denver Animal Protection and its shelter, told TODAY in an email that a couple with an infant but no other dogs drove over an hour to meet and adopt Gumdrop on Jan. 5) They renamed him Odin.“Odin is a fun-loving, sweet and energetic boy who loves playing with toys,” she said.

This puppy with gorgeous, salon-worthy eyelashes will melt your heart

This puppy with gorgeous, salon-worthy eyelashes will melt your heart

Just look at them (Picture: Caters)Meet Mabel – the stunning puppy whose lengthy lashes are enough to give Disney characters a run for their money.What a heartbreaker (Picture: Caters News Agency)Caitlin, who is currently out of work due to Covid-19 restrictions, said: ‘Mabel’s eyelashes are natural.

Major Biden's virtual 'Indoguration Party' will support his former shelter

Major Biden's virtual 'Indoguration Party' will support his former shelter

That means inauguration day is as big a deal for Major as it is for his owners, Joe and Jill: Along with older brother Champ, Major will be ascending to the highest canine office in the land, First Dog. To celebrate, the shelter from which the Bidens adopted Major, the Delaware Humane Association, will be holding their own livestreamed inauguration event on January 17: Major Biden's Indoguration Party.

Dog owners ‘may be forced to break rules’ due to lack of walking spots

Dog owners ‘may be forced to break rules’ due to lack of walking spots

The RSPCA says these restrictions can create issues for dog walkers who may have local options curtailed by PSPOs. There is concern some people will travel to find suitable dog walking spots for their animals – potentially unwittingly breaching Covid-19 rules in the interests of their dog’s welfare and exercise needs.

Funeral for Fido: as pet ownership levels rise, so does the end-of-life care business

Funeral for Fido: as pet ownership levels rise, so does the end-of-life care business

The vet who euthanised the small dog arranged to have him cremated for about $400.Our connections with companion animals, and our willingness to spend on them, even after their deaths, is fuelling the booming pet end-of-life business.

Brexit: how the new rules will change your visits to Europe

Brexit: how the new rules will change your visits to Europe

As of 1 January 2021, the UK government was advising travellers visiting the EU plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, to have at least six months left on their passport.

Can you walk dogs in the snow?

Can you walk dogs in the snow?

It’s fine to walk your dog, but limit your time outdoors and keep a close eye on them (Picture: Getty)It’s also important to keep your eye out for ice and slush, as they will often contain antifreeze, which is lethal for dogs.

What does Brexit mean for you? Shopping, mobile calls, flying, driving …

What does Brexit mean for you? Shopping, mobile calls, flying, driving …

The European Commission says the choice to end free movement “inevitably means that business travel between the EU and the UK will no longer be as easy as it currently is”.

20 of the best feel-good stories of 2020 that helped us cope this year

20 of the best feel-good stories of 2020 that helped us cope this year

It’s not all been doom and gloom (Pictures: Tyger Williams/AP/Wellburn Care Homes/SWNS/South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center)2020 has been an experience to say the least.Monet the mini horse made them very happy (Picture: Wellburn Care Homes / SWNS).

Hilarious photos of dogs catching Brussels sprouts will make you smile

Hilarious photos of dogs catching Brussels sprouts will make you smile

Catch (Picture Liz Gregg/Triangle News)If you have a strong dislike for Brussels sprouts, these adorable pooches might change your mind.Liz added: ‘Brussels sprouts may not be everyone’s favourite part of the Christmas meal, yet the dogs had so much fun on the photoshoot.

Wayne Brady shares what he loves the most about dogs

Wayne Brady shares what he loves the most about dogs

“I think in this time of quarantine, especially at the beginning, you lean on your family.The pre-show will air across Royal Canin social channels on Jan. 12, 2021, where Brady will be joined by other puppy experts.

The new rules pet owners must follow when travelling to EU after Brexit

The new rules pet owners must follow when travelling to EU after Brexit

They will need a new AHC for each trip to the EU or Northern Ireland.

Brexit: pets will need papers for travel to EU and Northern Ireland

Brexit: pets will need papers for travel to EU and Northern Ireland

From 1 January, people travelling from Britain with pets and assistance dogs will need to ensure they have an animal health certificate (AHC) instead of a pet passport no earlier than 10 days before travel, the UK government said on its website.

Unwanted dogs write letters to Santa Claus with the hope of finding new homes

Unwanted dogs write letters to Santa Claus with the hope of finding new homes

Juno the border collie with his letter (Picture: Dogs Trust)Beautiful three-year-old Border Collie Juno is a sweet shy boy who’d love a family that will take him on quiet walks and give him the love and attention he deserves.

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