Aldi is selling mats, toys, and bowls to keep your pets cool during the heatwave

Aldi is selling mats, toys, and bowls to keep your pets cool during the heatwave

On sale from today, the pet range includes cooling mats and toys, as well as bowls that ensure their food and water stays at the right temperature.

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.

Blind dog Devito needs a home after being left to fend for himself and eat roadkill to survive

Blind dog Devito needs a home after being left to fend for himself and eat roadkill to survive

Devito is currently living in a foster home (Picture: Oshkosh Area Humane Society)Despite his health issues, Devito would still make an amazing companion, and is ready to be adopted by someone who wants all the love from this 60lb gentle giant.

Thief filmed stealing boy’s puppy in brown paper bag

Thief filmed stealing boy’s puppy in brown paper bag

Tyson the puppy was a Christmas present for Rachel Brooks’ son, 3 (Picture: SWNS)Police are hunting a thief who stole a little boy’s puppy from a home in broad daylight.Tyson is three months old and was given to Rachel Brooks’ son, 3, only weeks ago as a Christmas present.

Woman jumped in river to save drowning dog weighted down with rock

Woman jumped in river to save drowning dog weighted down with rock

Hero Jane Harper says she was sure Belgian Shepherd Bella was dead until she saw her eyes move (Pictures: Raymonds/Facebook/BPM Media)A woman who threw herself into a river to save a drowning dog that had been weighted down has described the ‘horrific’ rescue mission.

'I couldn't prise its jaws open': the woman who fought a mountain lion to save her dog

'I couldn't prise its jaws open': the woman who fought a mountain lion to save her dog

Ilene Dondlinger of California says she does not want the big cat killed, despite its fatal attack on her miniature schnauzer.Dondlinger said the big cat barely responded to her desperate efforts to save her dog.

Owner breaks down as missing dog is found in fox hole

Owner breaks down as missing dog is found in fox hole

Alan Whitton, 49, was filmed pulling Mitzi out of the fox hole (Picture: Alan Whitton/Facebook)Alan, a life therapy coach, said he ‘dropped everything and went to investigate’, taking one of Mitzi’s toys to squeak outside the hole.

Border collie cleans up dropped rubbish on daily walks

Border collie cleans up dropped rubbish on daily walks

Stan sniffs out dropped litter on his country strolls (Picture: Wales News Service) Kate and Stan have received an ‘amazing’ response from the community (Picture: Wales News Service) Kate says she hopes Stan’s hard work inspires others (Picture: Wales News Service)‘It really is a beautiful place and its such a shame to see people treating it like this.

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

Brittany Peet, director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), says there are a “patchwork of laws” regulating the possession of big cats.

Rescue animals dress up as aliens — and it's clearing these shelters

Rescue animals dress up as aliens — and it's clearing these shelters

More than 3 million Facebook users have expressed an interest in "storming" Area 51 to find aliens — but a couple of enterprising animal shelters are hoping they'll end up adopting pets dressed as aliens instead.

Meet the Real Life "Lassie"

Meet the Real Life "Lassie"

A stray male dog that has been avoiding the rescuers for weeks was now clearly trying to get their attention. Afraid that the dog may be sick, Tarashevsce and Miller followed the persistent pup as his barking lead them to a heavily wooded area in the park.

People are kicking off over the ‘rude’ design of this llama toy

People are kicking off over the ‘rude’ design of this llama toy

Oh, look at that cute little llama (Picture: Kmart)A llama is causing some drama thanks to its ‘rude’ design. Kmart is selling a dog toy – we repeat, a toy for dogs, who we doubt appreciate the rudeness of any design – which is made to look like a fluffy little llama.

Cats' ears cut off as others killed and swung around by their tails in string of 'horrific' attacks across Norwich

Cats' ears cut off as others killed and swung around by their tails in string of 'horrific' attacks across Norwich

The next day a woman called police to report seeing a man swinging a cat by its tail against a garage in the Philadelphia Lane area, before running off with the animal towards Pengrove Road. Lottie Sparkes, head nurse at Taverham Vets which treated two of the cats mutilated in the attacks, described their injuries as "horrific".

Dog walkers at Howard University infringe on 'black Mecca', students say

Dog walkers at Howard University infringe on 'black Mecca', students say

In Washington DC, students and alumni of Howard University are objecting to residents who walk their dogs on the campus, feeling these actions infringe on the campus and its history.

Puppy with chronically swollen legs finally gets his loving forever home

Puppy with chronically swollen legs finally gets his loving forever home

(Picture: Michael Swan/Caters News)‘If he gets a cut on his back legs it could be fatal, I don’t want him to stop running around or going through sticks though so I try not to limit him.

UPS driver cuddles up to dogs on his route every week and our hearts are melting

UPS driver cuddles up to dogs on his route every week and our hearts are melting

View this post on Instagram Jay and Prince #pupsofjay A post shared by Jason Hardesty (@jhardesty) on. View this post on Instagram Jay and Marty #pupsofjay A post shared by Jason Hardesty (@jhardesty) on.

Take a Pet-Friendly Vacation to Las Vegas for Spring Break

Take a Pet-Friendly Vacation to Las Vegas for Spring Break

The entire area is teeming with hotels, attractions and restaurants that increasingly welcome pups and their parents, making it a great pet-friendly vacation destination.

Dog's AMAZING sense of smell helps sniff out VANISHING creatures lost in Australia

Dog's AMAZING sense of smell helps sniff out VANISHING creatures lost in Australia

The International Fund for Animal Welfare sponsored blue-eyed Bear through rigorous training when his skillset saw him chosen to become a frontline champion for the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Detection Dog Unit.

Devastated! Family’s horror as SIX cats in FIVE years killed from 'antifreeze' poisoning

Devastated! Family’s horror as SIX cats in FIVE years killed from 'antifreeze' poisoning

Button is the latest poisoning victim (Image: RSPCA) "I just want to warn other cat owners in the area to be aware of this and keep an eye on their own pets.

New Year’s Eve: How to keep pets calm during midnight fireworks

New Year’s Eve: How to keep pets calm during midnight fireworks

As with dogs, you can make your cat feel more at ease during the fireworks by putting on the TV or radio to muffle the sound and closing the curtains.