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?