Another fine mess: clearing up the dog poo problem

Another fine mess: clearing up the dog poo problem

My preferred response is the traditional British Paddington hard stare and mutter; my French husband likes to hand out poo bags with steely politeness.“It’s the most passive-aggressive subject in neighbourhood social media,” says a friend, whose local group has been bemoaning a “return to the 80s”, dog poo-wise.

Late Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala's pet dogs refuse food

Late Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala's pet dogs refuse food

Recently, the tragic death of popular Punjabi artist Sidhu Moose Wala shocked fans all over the world.According to his neighbours, “Shera and Baghera used to get a lot of affection from Moose Wala.

Highland hounds take on Scotland’s Munros as mountain hikes rise in popularity

Highland hounds take on Scotland’s Munros as mountain hikes rise in popularity

Experts note increasing numbers are taking their dogs with them to “bag” a peak, which range from relatively straightforward day hikes to the notorious Inaccessible Pinnacle, the second highest summit in the Skye Cuillin, which requires a rock-climb and abseil to complete the ascent.‘It’s humbling’: Shona Marshall and Betty the kerry blue terrier celebrate reaching the summit of Am Basteir, her 282nd and final Munro.

Chef Declan Horgan Shares 2 Unique Twists on Corned Beef and Cabbage

Chef Declan Horgan Shares 2 Unique Twists on Corned Beef and Cabbage

Irish chef Declan Horgan is joining TODAY to share some of his favorite St. Patrick's Day dishes — including twists on childhood favorites like bacon and champ potatoes and corned beef and cabbage.St. Patrick’s Day feast: Smoked ham hock, braised cabbage, champ potatoes.

Blood donor spaniel Arnie retires after saving at least 80 sick dogs

Blood donor spaniel Arnie retires after saving at least 80 sick dogs

Arnie is such a good boy (Picture: SWNS)A spaniel who has donated 21 pints of blood over the years is retiring — after helping save the lives of at least 80 other dogs .

Ridiculously tiny puppy found dumped in rucksack in the woods

Ridiculously tiny puppy found dumped in rucksack in the woods

Earth angel (Picture: RSPCA)A sweet cockapoo puppy was rushed to the vets after witnesses saw him being dumped in a rucksack in Finchampstead Woods.Baby boy (Picture: RSPCA)‘Vets initially had concerns as the puppy didn’t appear to be able to use his rear legs and they suspected a neurological problem.

Rory Cellan-Jones' beloved dog who went viral last year dies aged 14

Rory Cellan-Jones' beloved dog who went viral last year dies aged 14

Journalist Rory Cellan-Jones’ dog Cabbage has died (Pictures: Twitter/ruskin147)A former BBC journalist’s dog who went viral when she was stolen but recovered hours later thanks to a Twitter campaign for sightings has died aged 14.

Cabbage the Twitter-famous lost-and-found dog dies at 15

Cabbage the Twitter-famous lost-and-found dog dies at 15

A dog that went viral when she was stolen and then found within hours thanks to a Twitter campaign has died aged 15.Cabbage, the collie cross of the former BBC journalist Rory Cellan-Jones, trended on Twitter last November when she and five other dogs were stolen together with a van in Acton, west London , after a dog walker left his keys in the ignition.

Couple Flying to Vegas Shocked to Find Their Chihuahua Hiding Inside Suitcase at Luggage Counter

Couple Flying to Vegas Shocked to Find Their Chihuahua Hiding Inside Suitcase at Luggage Counter

What started as a Texas couple’s getaway to Las Vegas led to a hilarious surprise at the Southwest Airlines luggage counter—when they opened up their bag and found a stowaway Chihuahua inside.“I told Kristi, I think this thing’s gonna be real close,” Jared told The Epoch Times.

Paul O’Grady once used a £5 note as a poo bag then used it to buy milk

Paul O’Grady once used a £5 note as a poo bag then used it to buy milk

The 66-year-old star was out walking his beloved dog Buster at the time when his pet needed to do ‘his business’, and Paul was caught short without a poo bag to clean up.

Wild video shows Florida transplant trapping alligator his 'own way' — in a garbage bin

Wild video shows Florida transplant trapping alligator his 'own way' — in a garbage bin

Eugene Bozzi was thrown into the national spotlight this week after a video of him trapping an alligator in a garbage bin in Florida went viral.The official Twitter account of Orange County, Florida, retweeted the video, saying: "Reminder: Alligators are not recyclable in your blue lid cart.".

Shopper comes face-to-face with 10-foot python in supermarket spice aisle

Shopper comes face-to-face with 10-foot python in supermarket spice aisle

Alati said she used her phone to video the snake as it extended its body from the shelf into the aisle before reporting the intruder to supermarket staff.“I said: ‘I’ll go get my snake bag.’ I think they thought I was a bit crazy to be honest.

Woman shares emotional poem she found included with her rescue dog’s paperwork

Woman shares emotional poem she found included with her rescue dog’s paperwork

Last month, when Ervin took Sylvie to work, she found a poem about adopted pets and their baggage included with the dog’s paperwork from the shelter, which she later shared on Facebook.“I took Sylvie to work with me today.

FDA issues pet food recall after at least 28 dogs die

FDA issues pet food recall after at least 28 dogs die

The recall affects nine total lots of Sportmix products, but this list is subject to change as the FDA and the Missouri Department of Agriculture continue to work with the manufacturer to make sure no other products were affected.The FDA recommends retailers contact consumers who have purchased the recalled pet food to alert them, if possible.

9 best dog carriers for transporting puppies and older hounds

9 best dog carriers for transporting puppies and older hounds

Pushing a pooch around in what looks like a baby buggy might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but they can be great for people whose dogs can no longer walk far but still want to be out of the house in comfort – they can sit/lie down in it or rest their paws on the bar for a good view of the outside world.

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

Pensioner Dave (played by Dave Johns, from I, Daniel Blake ) is a retired psychiatric nurse, living alone near Hampstead Heath, London, where he regularly walks his gentle, elderly German shepherd Tillie.There are also some well-observed touches, especially concerning the fleeting friendships dog-walkers make with each other and the diversity of London’s population.

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.

Good dog fetches bag of Cheetos from shop for his quarantined owner

Good dog fetches bag of Cheetos from shop for his quarantined owner

The goodest boy (Picture: Anthony Munoz)You might not be able to teach an old dog new tricks but in the coronavirus pandemic even our furry friends are stepping up to the task.

This hiking ferret has summited 11 of Colorado's highest peaks

This hiking ferret has summited 11 of Colorado's highest peaks

While Oliver sometimes hangs out in his ferret-sized tent, at night he cuddles with Lauren Smith in a sleeping bag.Lauren SmithIn winter, they spend a lot of time hiking in Utah since it’s not blisteringly hot as it is during summer months, and has less snow than Colorado.

Woman turns 200 dog food bags into stunning dresses and swimwear

Woman turns 200 dog food bags into stunning dresses and swimwear

Would wear (Picture: Rochelle Haisley Photography/Caters)She said: ‘The dresses I have created for this calendar are to help raise awareness and hopefully make someone think twice before purchasing an animal from a shop.