Vets urge caution on waterside dog walks after greyhound swallows fishing hook

Vets urge caution on waterside dog walks after greyhound swallows fishing hook

A night time walk could have cost Sean his life (Picture: My Family Vets)On the evening of 18 September Sean’s owner Angela Reed-Fox took her greyhound Sean for a walk, but noticed something was off about him.

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.

My dog was one of the loves of my life, and now he’s gone

My dog was one of the loves of my life, and now he’s gone

I cuddled and comforted Bolshy when he first came home (Picture: Jen Barton Packer)We met Bolshy as a tiny puppy, along with his siblings and mum, at his breeders’ house in Essex.It’s also very much what love looks like in my human relationships: with my mother, my husband and my children.

Man died after ‘loyal’ dog attacked him when he passed out during epileptic fit

Man died after ‘loyal’ dog attacked him when he passed out during epileptic fit

Jonathan’s father, Stephen, told the inquest his son had been diagnosed with epilepsy aged 11 in 1998 and had periods where he would suffer one seizure every week.

A dog is for life, not just lockdown: how to buy a healthy puppy in a pandemic

A dog is for life, not just lockdown: how to buy a healthy puppy in a pandemic

That many responsible, licensed dog breeders have closed their waiting lists, following a huge increase in demand during lockdown, while unscrupulous sellers are cashing in on soaring prices?Before lockdown, a pedigree or a designer-breed puppy (like a poochon) would typically cost up to £1,500, she said.

You can now get matching face masks and bandanas for you and your dog

You can now get matching face masks and bandanas for you and your dog

The brand has recognised that while coronavirus face masks are not necessary for dogs (and shouldn’t be worn for safety reasons), they can match with their owners with an adorable bandana.

My pandemic epiphany: realizing the hole in my life was cat-shaped

My pandemic epiphany: realizing the hole in my life was cat-shaped

I’ve lived in the same place for nine years, but it’s always felt like a temporary arrangement.Now I live with a cat, and I can’t be said to own her, either.

Have you ever thought if dogs dream?

Have you ever thought if dogs dream?

According to a study, researchers found out that memories play at the same speed during sleep for dogs as when they are awake.The study believes that dogs sleep and images of past events replay in their minds in a much similar way as it does in human minds while dreaming.

From new hairstyle to fancy raincoats; furry pooches look their best this monsoon

From new hairstyle to fancy raincoats; furry pooches look their best this monsoon

Falling prey to parasites is the biggest trouble for dogs, especially during monsoon, and to curb this, pet owners are ensuring that their pooches remain always clean.So, one must take care that the pet is drinking clean water and ensure that they are given all the required vaccines.

Family dog dies after eating barbecue food littered on beach

Family dog dies after eating barbecue food littered on beach

Bandit died after swallowing litter left on a beach, leaving his family including their five-year-old son heartbroken (Picture: MEN Media)A family has urged others not to litter on beaches after their dog died from eating barbecue leftovers scattered on sand dunes.

Owner bound dog’s mouth shut and tried to sell it to meat vendors

Owner bound dog’s mouth shut and tried to sell it to meat vendors

A dog has been rescued in China after its owner bound its mouth with a plastic band and tried to sell it for its meat.The previous owner, a farmer, is believed to have tried selling the dog to meat vendors because he had to move house and could no longer care for it.

China could finally BAN eating dog meat ahead of barbaric Yulin Festival

China could finally BAN eating dog meat ahead of barbaric Yulin Festival

China could finally ban the eating of dog meat ahead of the barbaric Yulin Festival (Image: GETTY) China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has officially announced dogs are pets and not livestock (Image: GETTY)Animal charity Humane Society International (HSI) welcomed the decision and called for an end to the Yulin Festival.

Hope Solo 'heartbroken' after her dog is shot in 'heinous act'

Hope Solo 'heartbroken' after her dog is shot in 'heinous act'

Hope Solo and her husband, Jerramy Stevens, are in shock after one of their dogs was shot earlier this week.We‘ve heard that there are developments in canine prosthetics and would love any information about getting Conan a new front leg!— Hope Solo (@hopesolo).

Chinese city bans eating dogs and cats after coronavirus outbreak

Chinese city bans eating dogs and cats after coronavirus outbreak

Dogs in China’s live animal markets are often stolen as pets or snatched off the streets as strays (Picture: Reuters)A city in China has made history by becoming the first authority in the mainland to ban the consumption and production of dog and cat meat.

Work from home: As work-from-home picks up, pets double up as co-workers

Work from home: As work-from-home picks up, pets double up as co-workers

Pet pooches are making the work from home (WFH) experience quite interesting for their human parents.Be it taking over the laptop keyboard or snuggling up on their laps as they work on that pending presentation, pets are taking over the home workstations and even video-bombing online meetings.

Dogs working from home during coronavirus crisis? There's an Instagram account for that

Dogs working from home during coronavirus crisis? There's an Instagram account for that

That bit of happiness became @DogsWorkingFromHome, an Instagram account dedicated to the pets that both enliven and complicate working remotely.Thanks to a callout on Billie and Ollie’s account, Polchleb says he has had hundreds of submissions to the account on its first day live.

Kratu the dog is back on the obstacle course, still has no idea where he's going

Kratu the dog is back on the obstacle course, still has no idea where he's going

Put Kratu the rescue dog on an obstacle course in front of a crowd and watch him live his best life, even if he doesn't know what direction it may take him.

Shenzhen could be first city in China to ban eating of dogs and cats

Shenzhen could be first city in China to ban eating of dogs and cats

Shenzhen is set to become the first city in mainland China to ban the eating of dogs and cats, if a draft regulation released by the municipal government in a wider push to restrict the consumption of wild animals is approved.

Let them soar: A sweet story of baby parrots

Let them soar: A sweet story of baby parrots

I was at my office and received a call from my husband asking me to come home immediately.I rushed home to find two small feeble chicks (kids of parrots) in a shoe box.One day the younger one slipped while trying to fly.

The Christmas foods you should not feed your pets at the dinner table

The Christmas foods you should not feed your pets at the dinner table

The ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) states that the consumption of large quantities of salt can cause pets to experience excessive thirst and urination, in addition to potential sodium poisoning.Onions, garlics, leeks, shallots and chives can prove toxic for animals, Maria Banica, a vet at Blue Cross pet charity, states.