Three-year-old boy dies in hospital after being ‘mauled by dog’

Three-year-old boy dies in hospital after being ‘mauled by dog’

Police and paramedics were rushed to the scene at Carr Lane (Picture: Google)A three-year-old boy has died after a suspected dog attack in Rochdale this afternoon.Greater Manchester Police have said a criminal investigation has been launched following the attack.

'They believe it's healthier' Expert warning as dogs' VEGAN diets on the rise

'They believe it's healthier' Expert warning as dogs' VEGAN diets on the rise

Some pet owners take their dogs with them in the transition, and start feeding them meat-free food or other plant-based alternatives, according to an animal nutritionist and behaviourist expert.

Meet Stan, the adventure-loving schnauzer who loves paragliding with his owner

Meet Stan, the adventure-loving schnauzer who loves paragliding with his owner

‘He goes wherever I go’ (Picture: @acro__al / Caters News)This is Stan, the miniature schnauzer who loves going on adventures with his owner, Alex Colbeck.Alex said: ‘I have a paraglider wing and harness for myself and one for Stan which is a custom-made doggy harness.

I thought I had seen the worst of online abuse – then I posted about my dog

I thought I had seen the worst of online abuse – then I posted about my dog

On one level, this is a good thing: I want people to have high standards for pet owners.I got the same reaction when his retractable dog lead failed at the same time as he spotted a squirrel and he circled a couple holding hands (twice), tying them together.

Warning not to approach overly friendly badger who’s out chasing dogs and people

Warning not to approach overly friendly badger who’s out chasing dogs and people

He persistently trotted up the path, unconcerned by barking dogs (Picture: Deadline News) Various dogs were approached in Cannock Chase, West Midlands (Picture: Deadline News) It even followed a human over a river, before losing interest (Picture: Deadline News)In a statement, the organisation said: ‘This is not normal behaviour for a badger, who are nocturnal and wouldn’t usually be seen in open daylight walking amongst people.

Woman throws bar mitzvah for her 13-year-old Chihuahua – and it’s adorable

Woman throws bar mitzvah for her 13-year-old Chihuahua – and it’s adorable

Mazel tov, buddy (Picture: Kennedy News)Bradley the dog got a rather special celebration for his latest birthday, with owner Ashley Sherman throwing him his very own ‘bark mitzvah’.

Can a pet psychic help me read my dog's mind?

Can a pet psychic help me read my dog's mind?

Hannah and Ted (Image: HANDOUT)Having helped owners connect with their animals for many years, Beth claims to be able to talk to our pets - from cats to chameleons - healing tensions, strengthening bonds, and encouraging humans to understand what's really going on in our companions' minds.

Jenna Bush Hager's May 2022 book pick is a novel about 'unexpected friendship'

Jenna Bush Hager's May 2022 book pick is a novel about 'unexpected friendship'

Stringfellow in April, Jenna Bush Hager has picked a touching story about an unlikely friendship that is sure to put a smile your face while you read along in May. This month’s Read With Jenna pick is “Remarkably Bright Creatures” by Shelby Van Pelt.

Rescue dog looks after disabled lamb like she is one of her own puppies

Rescue dog looks after disabled lamb like she is one of her own puppies

Eira is undergoing physiotherapy to help her mobility issues and the charity says motherly Holly, who was rescued from a puppy farm in 2018, is helping her feel "loved and safe".Robbie Bartington, who founded the sanctuary with her husband David Wallis, said: "Holly washes Eira from head to toe every day.

‘Wheel of Fortune’ puts together sweet video for Vanna White after her cat passed away

‘Wheel of Fortune’ puts together sweet video for Vanna White after her cat passed away

“It’s always sad when someone loses a pet, and Vanna’s cat, Stella, passed away recently,” Pat Sajak said in the clip.“I’ve teased you a little bit about Stella over the years, but we always loved hearing about her and actually put together a little tribute to her,” Sajak said.

After Being Dumped at The Shelter, a Dog Curls up in a Corner and Stares at a Blank Wall

After Being Dumped at The Shelter, a Dog Curls up in a Corner and Stares at a Blank Wall

June Cash, a puppy, was abandoned at a North Carolina animal shelter.She was so terrified of other dogs that she would hide in the kennel’s corner, facing the wall.Graves agreed to assist June Cash and enticed her out with food before transporting her to a vet.

Expert tips on how to start running with your dog

Expert tips on how to start running with your dog

Ian Scarrott, a running coach and personal trainer at PureGym, says: ‘Like anything in life, exercise can become monotonous, so it is important to try new routes, vary types of sessions, time your run, and of course, if you have a pet that is able to run with you, make it more fun for them and you.

Secrets of the cat walk: why some pet owners are taking their feline friends out on a leash

Secrets of the cat walk: why some pet owners are taking their feline friends out on a leash

Vet nurse Nina Gibbins is teaching her two-year-old Burmese cat Summer to walk on a lead.Vet nurse Nina Gibbins has been diligently trying to teach her two-year-old Burmese cat Summer to walk on a lead.

Donate to Blady  -  Support animal welfare with CUDDLY

Donate to Blady - Support animal welfare with CUDDLY

However, Four months later, the shelter staff noticed that Blady started to lose hair.The shelter staff and volunteers started to give Blady the baths but he did not improve.Any donations you could spare will help Blady start a new life free from suffering and debt.

Getting a dog helped me heal after a suicide attempt

Getting a dog helped me heal after a suicide attempt

Even if I did want to talk, I felt like there was no one there to help me or turn to – even though my partner of 12 years, Annette, 56, is the most loving person I know.

Levelling up with our ferrets in the north

Levelling up with our ferrets in the north

The inclusion of ferrets in this list really does show that the government takes the interests of northerners into account in its policies, don’t you think?

Dogs benefit from nutritionally complete vegan diet more than conventional diet, study suggests

Dogs benefit from nutritionally complete vegan diet more than conventional diet, study suggests

The study, published in the journal Plos One, found that nearly a fifth (17 per cent) of dogs on conventional diets had four or more visits to the vet over the period of one year, compared to nine per cent of vegan dogs and eight per cent of those on raw meat diets.

Farm animals and humans should be treated the same, children say

Farm animals and humans should be treated the same, children say

McGuire said the study suggests that while children think farm animals and humans ought to be treated equally well, by adulthood people believe that companion animals and humans ought to be treated better.

National Pet Day: Guide to pets' seizures and epilepsy

National Pet Day: Guide to pets' seizures and epilepsy

However, if a pet has any seizure-like symptoms or an illness like epilepsy, care and treatment can be a lot more complicated, and require a better understanding of the condition.

Rescue dog kept in locked bedroom receives no adoption offers in months: 'Devastating'

Rescue dog kept in locked bedroom receives no adoption offers in months: 'Devastating'

Rescue dog kept in locked bedroom receives no adoption offers in months: 'Devastating'.A DOG who was kept in a locked bedroom before she was rescued has received no applications from potential adopters after months in kennels.