Dog owners warned as mystery illness ‘spreads like wildfire’ across Yorkshire

Dog owners warned as mystery illness ‘spreads like wildfire’ across Yorkshire

But one vet says vomiting and diarrhoea ‘can be a normal occurrence this time of year’ (Picture: Getty Images)Pet owners in Yorkshire claim their dogs are coming down with a mystery illness that’s ‘spreading like wildfire’.

Warning as 150 dogs struck down with illness from mystery ‘toxin’ on UK beaches

Warning as 150 dogs struck down with illness from mystery ‘toxin’ on UK beaches

In a public announcement, veterinary nurse Brogan Proud, who runs the Yorkshire Coast Pet, revealed her team has been ‘inundated’ with animals who’ve fallen ill after beach walks.

‘We sponsored an opera seat for our cat’: readers on commemorating their beloved pets

‘We sponsored an opera seat for our cat’: readers on commemorating their beloved pets

Lindsey Manton’s tattoo of her yorkshire terrier, Kimi.Photograph: Lindsey Manton/Guardian Community.Photograph: Stephanie/Guardian Community.Photograph: Valeria/Guardian Community.Photograph: Jennifer/Guardian Community.Photograph: Andrew Lewis/Guardian Community.Photograph: Nicholas Cook/Guardian CommunityWhen our lurcher Nelson passed away during lockdown, it was crushing.

Stunning photos show most scenic UK spots for dog walks - including Hadrian's Wall

Stunning photos show most scenic UK spots for dog walks - including Hadrian's Wall

The Yorkshire Dales tops the list of most scenic dog walking spots in the UK (Image: Paul Harris/National Trust Images/SWNS)The survey, commissioned by OnePoll, also found that during the pandemic, 46 percent said dog-walking helped their physical and mental health, with 24 percent going on more strolls throughout the day.

Adorable dogs have time of their lives playing in the snow

Adorable dogs have time of their lives playing in the snow

The heartwarming photos come after the Met Office issued an amber snow warning for parts of Scotland and northern England overnight.Lakeland Terriers play in the snow in South Yorkshire (Picture: Ryan Browne/REX) A happy dog in purple jumper enjoys the snow in Dunblane, Scotland.

Beach-loving dog too sick to walk driven to seaside by kind cab driver

Beach-loving dog too sick to walk driven to seaside by kind cab driver

Since then Suzanne, Reema, and Paul have been making weekly trips to the beach at Bridlington, East Yorkshire, which is the pooch’s favourite place for a stroll.

Germans must walk their dogs twice a day, new law will say

Germans must walk their dogs twice a day, new law will say

Germany’s dog owners will soon to be ordered by law to walk their pets twice a day.Bärbel Kleid, the owner of a five-year-old Yorkshire terrier called Sam, who lives in Berlin, said: “I find it patronising to be told how long I should take my dog out for.

Body of ‘healthy’ dog found dead inside parcel sack left in park

Body of ‘healthy’ dog found dead inside parcel sack left in park

RSPCA Inspector Victoria Reid was called to Tinsley Meadows Park in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, on August 1 following the discovery of the dog beside a bin.

Jock the Staffy so excited to go outside he gets stuck in the cat flap

Jock the Staffy so excited to go outside he gets stuck in the cat flap

A tweet from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: ‘We have just been out to assist Jock the Staffy who had managed to get his head stuck in a cat flap.

Labrador retriever tops the list of most popular dogs in America (again!)

Labrador retriever tops the list of most popular dogs in America (again!)

The German shepherd, golden retriever and French Bulldog all followed Labradors but the Pembroke Welsh corgi made it into the top ten for the first time, knocking out the Yorkshire terrier.

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

The one-year-old Morkie (a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a Maltese) pup loves to play with tissues but took on more than she could chew when her head got trapped in the package.

Missguided is selling matching roll-neck jumpers for you and your dog

Missguided is selling matching roll-neck jumpers for you and your dog

A white knit for you…(Picture: Missguided) …and your dog (Picture: Missguided)According to the brand, the smaller jumpers are designed to fit dogs like chihuahuas, mini dachshunds and Yorkshire terriers.Missguided has also released a selection of festive jumpers for dogs, including a Christmas pudding design and an adorable reindeer knit.

Dog so stressed by fireworks her ‘eyes popped’ and she went blind

Dog so stressed by fireworks her ‘eyes popped’ and she went blind

Margaret Adams, 85, said Suzy the Labrador cross experiences extreme distress when fireworks season begin every year.Susan Paterson revealed on Facebook that Molly died in Wombwell, near Barnsley, South YorkshireSuzy’s story follows the news that a puppy died after suffering a heart attack during a fireworks display.

Dying veteran’s final wish to see his puppy is granted in emotional reunion

Dying veteran’s final wish to see his puppy is granted in emotional reunion

John Vincent was reunited with his dog for a final time (Picture: Albuquerque Animal Welfare)A Vietnam War veteran with just weeks to live got to say a final good bye to his beloved Yorkshire Terrier from his hospital bed.

Thug who threw friend’s dog against wall when he tripped over it jailed

Thug who threw friend’s dog against wall when he tripped over it jailed

Robert Fitzgerald, 38, killed the tiny Yorkshire terrier called Titch after he flew into a rage when he tripped over it (Picture: SWNS.com)A neighbour, Jade Leech, who had been asked to keep an eye on the dog by its owners, found the dead pet wrapped in bedding the day after the attack.

Widow's Yorkshire terrier seized after it tried to bite postwoman

Widow's Yorkshire terrier seized after it tried to bite postwoman

Tiny Albert has been accused of attacking two people in Epsom (Picture: SWNS)She said: ‘The little dog likes to sit outside, he lays there on his lead and just watches everything go by.

Electric cars go like clockwork for me | Brief letters

Electric cars go like clockwork for me | Brief letters

We test-drive the future, 28 August; Letters, 1 August) as I was driving a Nissan Leaf from Northumberland to Dorset and back. • Clockwork cars may be a wind-up for some (Letters, 6 August), but here in North Yorkshire they are for real. • Join the debate – email [email protected]

Top 10 doggie flicks of all time

Top 10 doggie flicks of all time

Touted as one of the all-time classic dog films, this is a heart-rending story about a loyal Collie named Lassie, whose poverty-stricken family is compelled to sell her off. Q. I am a pet parent of a seven-month-old male Yorkshire Terrier named Frodo.