Pet dog: Talking to your furry baby is quite therapeutic, says Himansh Kohli who recently brought home a pet dog

Pet dog: Talking to your furry baby is quite therapeutic, says Himansh Kohli who recently brought home a pet dog

Actor Himansh Kohli, who is currently spending quality time with his parents in Delhi, recently brought home a new friend - Donut Kohli - a French Bulldog, as soon as the lockdown eased off.Exclusive: Miheeka Bajaj's wedding lehenga took 10,000 man-hours to make, says designer Anamika Khanna.

Tim Dowling: we’re looking after a puppy. It’s riding our dog

Tim Dowling: we’re looking after a puppy. It’s riding our dog

I set my alarm for 7am to release the puppy from the cage at its accustomed hour, but when it goes off, my wife is already downstairs, the tiny dog running figures of eight round her ankles.“I knew you’d be down here, sucking up to it,” I say.“Did you want to be the one to let it out?” she says.“No,” I lie.“The extractor fan man will be here soon,” she says.“That’s today?” I say.

Half of Brits worried about leaving pets now offices are reopening, says study

Half of Brits worried about leaving pets now offices are reopening, says study

But a new study of 2,000 people has revealed that half of UK adults are worried about leaving their furry friends when they return to the office.As for concerns around leaving pets behind, young people in particular were worried the impact returning to work would have on their furry friends.

Half of Brits worried about leaving pets at home as people return to work post-lockdown

Half of Brits worried about leaving pets at home as people return to work post-lockdown

Half of respondents also said they were worried about leaving their pets at home post-lockdown, with younger people the most concerned about the impact returning to work will have on their pets.

Orlando Bloom mourns unexpected death of his dog, gets tattoo in his honor

Orlando Bloom mourns unexpected death of his dog, gets tattoo in his honor

“I feel so grateful to have learned from my little Mighty man that love is eternal and the true meaning of devotion.Bloom is also grateful to people who helped him as he searched for Mighty after he went missing.

Dog left to die in plastic bag is delighted to find some kind humans

Dog left to die in plastic bag is delighted to find some kind humans

Spillo was delighted to find some kind humans at last (Picture: Caters) Spillo stretches out with his new friends at the animal charity in Rome (Picture: Caters)The little dog is now on the mend and up for adoption.

How has your dog helped you through lockdown?

How has your dog helped you through lockdown?

We’d like to hear from people about how their canine friends have helped them cope in lockdown, particularly if you live – or have been shielding – alone.Did you buy a new puppy or rescue a dog during this period?

Is COVID-19 just an excuse for pet abandonment?

Is COVID-19 just an excuse for pet abandonment?

Animal activist Sai Vignesh has rescued close to 12 such abandoned dogs in the past few months.Pets are abandoned on a regular basis and the coronavirus era is no exception, explains Chennai-based animal activist Shravan Krishnan.

Kasautii Zindagii Kay: When you adopt an animal you're actually giving back to Mother Nature; the feeling is gratifying: Kunal Thakur

Kasautii Zindagii Kay: When you adopt an animal you're actually giving back to Mother Nature; the feeling is gratifying: Kunal Thakur

The actor recently brought home a new family member — an adorable kitten named Caramel Thakur — feels that this bundle of joy has brought a lot of love and positivity in his life, even in the lockdown.

Strong arguments for giving up meat for good

Strong arguments for giving up meat for good

Thank you for debunking so many ludicrous yet oft-repeated myths surrounding vegetarianism and veganism (Why you should go animal-free: 18 arguments for eating meat debunked , 19 June).

Dutch artist turns pets into Disney-inspired characters

Dutch artist turns pets into Disney-inspired characters

Isa turns pets into animated character (Picture:@pet_disneyfication/Instagram/@)Ever wondered what your pet would look like as a Disney character?Isa Bredt turns pets into Disney-inspired animations and shares them on her Instagram account @ pet_disneyfication.

Lockdown tricks to train your pet

Lockdown tricks to train your pet

Paramita Das, canine trainer and behaviourist, says, "Combine the find and fetch games or play hide-and-seek involving family members.For those with puppies, Paramita suggests, "Have fancy dress days, where owners or family members can dress up in funky clothes, walk and act funny in front of pets.

Thieves ran over puppy as they stole 22 dogs

Thieves ran over puppy as they stole 22 dogs

One of the stolen puppies (Picture: Lancs Police/Triangle News) The thieves also made off with adult dogs (Picture: Lancs Police/Triangle News)‘We are really concerned for the welfare of these animals and we don’t know whether they will be looked after properly.

Hope Solo 'heartbroken' after her dog is shot in 'heinous act'

Hope Solo 'heartbroken' after her dog is shot in 'heinous act'

Hope Solo and her husband, Jerramy Stevens, are in shock after one of their dogs was shot earlier this week.We‘ve heard that there are developments in canine prosthetics and would love any information about getting Conan a new front leg!— Hope Solo (@hopesolo).

10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs You Must Know

10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs You Must Know

Noticing any of these doesn’t necessarily mean your dog has cancer, but there’s a good chance of another health issue at a minimum, so you should contact your vet immediately if any are observed.

Adopting a dog helped me cope with lockdown

Adopting a dog helped me cope with lockdown

The mental busyness and distraction he’s brought me has been a very welcome surprise (Picture: Lily Howes)My lockdown life has shifted from lie-ins and laziness to responsibility and routine.Of course, there is a new worry quietly bubbling away: what life with Socks will look like post-lockdown.

Rescue workers say animals are ‘forgotten victims’ of coronavirus

Rescue workers say animals are ‘forgotten victims’ of coronavirus

Laura Slade has volunteered with the Celia Cross Greyhound Trust for 10 years (Picture: Laura Slade) It is now the busiest time of the year for shelters who take in cats (Picture: Ashbourne Animal Welfare).

Two pet cats test positive for COVID-19

Two pet cats test positive for COVID-19

Two pet cats in New York state have tested positive for COVID-19, according to federal officials.In addition, people who test positive for COVID-19 should restrict contact with their pets and wear a face mask during necessary interactions.

Queen's corgi trainer says dogs will suffer from 'severe separation anxiety' after coronavirus lockdown ends

Queen's corgi trainer says dogs will suffer from 'severe separation anxiety' after coronavirus lockdown ends

This distress could manifest itself in a variety of ways, according to Dr Mugford, who said that, when left alone, pet dogs can chew furniture, bark, go to the bathroom inside, and “sometimes even self-harm”.

Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds

Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds

The team, at Harbin Veterinary Research Institute in China, found that cats are highly susceptible to Covid-19 and appear to be able to transmit the virus through respiratory droplets to other cats.Experts said the findings were credible, but that they did not indicate cats were an important vector in spreading the disease between humans.