Six alternative events to help improve your mental well-being

Six alternative events to help improve your mental well-being

A glass of red liquid included (Picture: Vampire Yoga)Sometimes delving into darkness can be spiritually cleansing.Dogs help lower stress levels (Picture: Paws For Coffee)There are numerous studies that showcase the mental health benefits of having a pet.

Forgive me, Sherry

Forgive me, Sherry

My younger son wanted a pet as his birthday gift.I asked her not to come inside the house as her hair fall would trouble us.I used to make her eat and she was vomiting it every day.

Poisoned beagles slowly die in pools of blood at ‘German lab’

Poisoned beagles slowly die in pools of blood at ‘German lab’

A beagle cowers in the corner of its caged enclosure, lying in a pool of its own blood (Picture: Cruelty Free International and SOKO Tierschutz)A shocking undercover investigation has found dozens of beagles slowly dying in bloodied cages, allegedly held in a German laboratory.

The right way to pet a dog...

The right way to pet a dog...

If you notice the dog exhibiting any such signs, it is better to mould yourself as per the liking of the pet.Also don’t allow strangers to pet your dog when he is showing signs of wanting to be left alone.

Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak states linked to pet turtles

Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak states linked to pet turtles

An outbreak of salmonella infections across 13 states, so far, has been linked to contact with pet turtles.An outbreak of 21 cases of salmonella infections across 13 states has been linked to contact with turtles.

Royal Rajapalayam

Royal Rajapalayam

Indian dog breeds like Rampur Hound, Gaddi, Bhutia, Banjara/Sanehta and Rajapalayam have high energy levels, and are more resistant to diseases that afflict most known breeds.The breed is also known as Shikaries or Rajapalayam Hound.

To bark or not to bark

To bark or not to bark

Here’s how to teach your dog to bark and be quiet on command.Reward quiet: To teach your dog to go quiet on command, timing is of critical value.Choose one word for the command, like ‘quiet’, and stay with it or else you will end up confusing your pet.

How to tackle hair shedding of your pet

How to tackle hair shedding of your pet

Shedding is a natural process in which your pet gets rid of old and dead hair to get a shiny new coat.Shedding tools are specially designed to remove dead hair from the coat and make it smooth and silky.

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!The French Federation of Cardiology launched a campaign in May .Adopt a dog to take care of your heart every day!

Birth defect makes dog look like he’s permanently smiling

Birth defect makes dog look like he’s permanently smiling

Sweet Chupey has plenty to smile about now (Picture: Mercury Press/Caters News)Smiley pup Chupey had a hard start to life, being born into a litter that was sent to a rescue centre, and having liver problems.

'Pawfect' health: Owing a pet decreases risk of heart disease

'Pawfect' health: Owing a pet decreases risk of heart disease

"People who owned a pet were likely to report more physical activity, better diet and blood sugar at ideal levels.The researchers compared the cardiovascular health scores of pet owners to those who did not own pets.

Dog ownership is linked to better heart health, says science

Dog ownership is linked to better heart health, says science

Pet owners, and specifically dog owners, were more likely to report physical activity, diet, and blood glucose at ideal level, and smoking at poor level.Compared with owners of other pets, dog owners were more likely to report physical activity and diet at ideal level.

Having a pet dog could lead to better heart health, research suggests

Having a pet dog could lead to better heart health, research suggests

The findings, published by the Mayo Clinic journal, are based on a first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study which followed 1,769 people in the Czech Republic with no history of heart disease over five years.

Britain’s Giant Pet Food Factory review – catty in all the wrong ways

Britain’s Giant Pet Food Factory review – catty in all the wrong ways

“All this science goes towards the business of selling pet food,” says the narrator, Robert Webb. When Joe tastes the product – all pet food gets a human taste test, which is certainly a spectacle, particularly when you’ve seen the meat smoothie rope part – we are told it is “irrelevant”.

Dog bit chunk out of arm of pensioner, 82, in park

Dog bit chunk out of arm of pensioner, 82, in park

The shocking wound to Charles Brown, with his wife Ann, is too graphic to show (Picture: Caters)An elderly man had a ‘chunk of his arm’ ripped off by a dog in a savage attack that left his bone exposed.

Puppy farm breeders ‘burned dead dogs in a van’

Puppy farm breeders ‘burned dead dogs in a van’

The charity removed 105 animals, including 87 dogs (Picture: SWNS) Investigators said dogs on site were being intensively bred with little to no regard for their welfare.

Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students

Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students

"Just 10 minutes can have a significant impact," students in our study that interacted with cats and dogs had a significant reduction in cortisol, a major stress hormone," said Patricia Pendry, Associate Professor at Washington State University.

Do our pets ever really love us – or do they just stick around for the food?

Do our pets ever really love us – or do they just stick around for the food?

Through many years of care and affection, we almost managed to rescue him from this anxiety until – almost as if to prove a point – Dustin was mauled to death by two pet dogs off the lead.

The Queen’s Corgi review – palace pooch in the doghouse

The Queen’s Corgi review – palace pooch in the doghouse

Protagonist Rex (voiced by Jack Whitehall ) is exiled after disgracing himself while resisting the aggressive advances of President Trump’s female corgi. Kesteloot and Stassen are too busy scrabbling for content – basically fine, largely indifferent, sometimes misjudged – to fill the gaps between the frenetic set pieces.

French bulldog tied to car and dragged to death by sick thugs ‘barbaric and cruel’

French bulldog tied to car and dragged to death by sick thugs ‘barbaric and cruel’

The French bulldog was tied to a car and dragged to her death (Image: LIVERPOOL ECHO)The RSPCA has launched a manhunt for the vile thugs involved in the incident in Bootle, Merseyside, on June 17.