27 animals rescued in ‘dognapping’ raid as woman and teenage boys arrested

27 animals rescued in ‘dognapping’ raid as woman and teenage boys arrested

Essex Police seized 27 dogs following a raid at an address in Braintree Road, Dunmow (Picture: Google)Pc Glenn Braden said: ‘We know the devastation the loss of a much-loved pet can cause and we take reports of thefts seriously.

Dog chocolate warning: How to protect pets from fatal Easter chocolate - Tips

Dog chocolate warning: How to protect pets from fatal Easter chocolate - Tips

Dog chocolate warning: How to protect pets from fatal Easter chocolate - Tips.PET owners are warned to be extra vigilant to prevent their animals becoming seriously ill from eating Easter chocolates.(Image: GoCompare) Consuming chocolate can be fatal for pets.

Is that koala driving? See the story behind the viral photo

Is that koala driving? See the story behind the viral photo

One woman present, Nadia Tugwell, told the Associated Press that she got out of her car to investigate what had caused the pileup.Tugwell said that her car's interior was scratched by the animal's claws, but the koala was shortly picked up by wildlife rescue services.

Toad the dog is dressing up in Halloween costumes every day in October

Toad the dog is dressing up in Halloween costumes every day in October

While Amy and her husband were stuck inside, they used their time to create a dedicated Instagram and Tiktok page for Toad, to share his cuteness and his costumes with the world.

Actor Dennis Quaid Is Adopting a Virginia Shelter Cat Named 'Dennis Quaid'

Actor Dennis Quaid Is Adopting a Virginia Shelter Cat Named 'Dennis Quaid'

Hollywood actor Dennis Quaid is adopting a cat from the Lynchburg Humane Society in Virginia.“We take in about 4,000 animals a year, so we really just try to come up with creative names and just not have the same name twice,” Danielle Ulmer, Adoption Center Manager with the Lynchburg Humane Society, told WSLS.

Dennis Quaid, actor, adopts Dennis Quaid, cat

Dennis Quaid, actor, adopts Dennis Quaid, cat

Actor Dennis Quaid has just expanded his fur family by adopting a 6-year-old black cat."I was like there is no way this is real, like, someone is pranking us," Danielle Ulmer, Lynchburg Humane Society, Adoption Center Manager, told WSLS.Dennis Quaid, luckiest black cat alive.

Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

A python has been found dead, slit open along the length of its body, while another was found in pieces, prompting an investigation at a nature reserve in Scotland .The first snake discovered had been slit up the stomach, the full length of its body.

Do you have a top dog? Enter your pet in TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest!

Do you have a top dog? Enter your pet in TODAY's 'Best in Show' contest!

All you have to do is the give us the following information in the form below: Your contact info Age of your dog (Your dog must be older than 6 months).Please note: Only dogs that are older than 6 months are eligible for consideration due to certain travel restrictions.

First aid tips for dogs

First aid tips for dogs

A: Yes. First aid is an emergency procedure to save the life of your pet, so anybody who observes the injury or trauma first can provide aid.Your presence of mind in letting your vet know about the ingested poison can save your pet’s life.

Mum saved choking dog’s life by performing Heimlich manoeuvre

Mum saved choking dog’s life by performing Heimlich manoeuvre

Louise Davies, 48, jumped into action when she saw Angus choking (Picture: Lee McLean / SWNS)A mum-of-two has revealed how she saved her dog’s life by performing the Heimlich manoeuvre on him when he started choking.

Trump releases photo of hero dog injured in al-Baghdadi raid

Trump releases photo of hero dog injured in al-Baghdadi raid

The military won't say, but here's the first look at the hero pooch .The dog that was injured in the raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is back with his handler and recuperating from his injuries, Pentagon officials said.

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

The Observer Magazine of 9 March 1975 featured PG Wodehouse writing about his dogs (‘Pekes, hounds and mutts I have known’). But when Sammy died, confesses Wodehouse, ‘I made what I think was a mistake by appointing as his successor an Aberdeen terrier who was supposed (though he seldom did) to answer to the name of Angus.

You can now dress your dog up like a mermaid in a glittering life jacket

You can now dress your dog up like a mermaid in a glittering life jacket

The adorable outfit has a scale-like design, as well as a little fin at the back, turning your pooch into a real life Ariel. The mermaid jacket also features adjustable buckets and a strap at the top so you can help your dog along – or lift them out of the water, if needed.

You can now buy bridesmaid dresses for your dog but it’ll cost you £114

You can now buy bridesmaid dresses for your dog but it’ll cost you £114

You can get the dress personalised too for extra costs (Picture: Etsy/ThePoshPawsCompany)The Posh Paws Company also includes a size guide so you know how to measure your pet for the perfect fitting.

Hero dog walker saves pet with 'mouth to snout' resuscitation and CPR – 'Incredibly lucky'

Hero dog walker saves pet with 'mouth to snout' resuscitation and CPR – 'Incredibly lucky'

Travis has been diagnosed with a heart condition (Image: PDSA) "During the drive, the dog stopped breathing again, and Karen had to instruct 19 year old daughter Emily how to resuscitate while she drove.

36 dead animals found in South Dakota pet shop

36 dead animals found in South Dakota pet shop

Thirty-six dead animals were found in her shop, the Pitter Patter Pet Store, according to reports. The shop owner received death threats following the raid, according to KNBN, the local NBC affiliate station.

Tips to enjoy a pet friendly vacation

Tips to enjoy a pet friendly vacation

It is important to prepare your pet for the trip in advance and give them easy to digest food, say experts. Prepare your pet for the trip Feed your dog with easy to digest food and bottled water

More people buying their pets warmer clothes as winter approaches

More people buying their pets warmer clothes as winter approaches

A growing number of pet owners are buying winter fashion for their four-legged friends, according to local retailers.And, the extra layers could come in handy this week, as regional parts of the state are forecast to dip below 0C as a winter chill sets in.Desperate House Dogs owner Debbie Bakker said her range of hoodies, pyjamas, coats and bandannas for dogs were “very popular”.“You are also getting more ‘designer dogs’ ...

11 Must-Haves For Your Dog's First Aid Kit

11 Must-Haves For Your Dog's First Aid Kit

None of us like to think of our beloved dogs getting hurt, but it's always better to be prepared in case something does go wrong. For the rest of us, here's a list of things you can add to your dog's first aid kit (which you'll be putting together as soon as possible, right?