Sit! Stay! Get off my Zoom call! How to work from home – when your pet won’t let you

Sit! Stay! Get off my Zoom call! How to work from home – when your pet won’t let you

“For those working from home on a longer-term basis, it’s especially important for a dog to learn to relax, lie down and have time on their own when you’re busy on phone calls or video meetings.”.

'Sad' dog who hasn't had any adoption interest seeks a forever home

'Sad' dog who hasn't had any adoption interest seeks a forever home

The pup is eagerly awaiting an email from someone, anyone, to adopt him (Picture: Animal Rescue Cumbria)Do you have the space and love to take in a dog looking for a forever home?

What Cats Want: How to understand your feline friend's inner desires

What Cats Want: How to understand your feline friend's inner desires

What do you think about me?” I am talking to the renowned Japanese vet and author Dr Yuki Hattori via a Zoom link in my sitting room and, I must say, it’s a nice change to be talking to someone who’s almost as much of a cool cat as I am.

Dogs were ‘stressed’ in lockdown with owners reporting more barking and biting

Dogs were ‘stressed’ in lockdown with owners reporting more barking and biting

Charity the Dogs Trust has warned the pandemic may have caused behavioural problems to develop (Picture: Getty Images / iStockphoto)Dogs have struggled during lockdown with owners reporting an increase in barking and biting.

Every thought if cats love you less than dogs and if it's true?

Every thought if cats love you less than dogs and if it's true?

After a few kinds of research made on this topic, researches say that cats don't really display the same sort of attachment to their guardians as dogs do.Cats are more solitary hunters who don't need a bond as closely with social groups to survive as dogs do.

Separation anxiety in pets: As parents return to work; home-alone pets suffer separation anxiety

Separation anxiety in pets: As parents return to work; home-alone pets suffer separation anxiety

Now, they cannot grasp this concept of their parents not being home for hours,” explains pet therapist and behaviour analyst Dr Kavita Mulchandani, adding, “Separation anxiety can lead to behavioural changes, such as overeating to not eating, or even aggressive behaviour.

What you need to know before bringing home your new pet

What you need to know before bringing home your new pet

Kelly DiCicco, manager of adoptions promotions at the ASPCA Adoption Centre, says “there’s no doubt that the response from people across the country willing to open their homes to animals in need during this challenging time has been enormous and unprecedented.”.

Dogs endure emotional difficulties in puberty like humans, says study

Dogs endure emotional difficulties in puberty like humans, says study

Asher said she hoped the findings would help owners be more understanding of their dogs and cut them some slack, noting there is a spike in owners taking their dogs to shelters when the animals hit puberty.“Perhaps they are not misbehaving just because they are naughty, but it is just like in humans – the hormones are raging and there are things going on in the brain,” she said.

Majority of dogs suffer from anxiety, study finds

Majority of dogs suffer from anxiety, study finds

According to researchers, who studied the behaviours of more than 13,000 pet dogs in Finland, 72.5 per cent of the pups exhibit traits such as noise sensitivity, fearfulness, fear of surfaces and heights, inattention/impulsivity, compulsion, separation-related behaviour, or aggression.

Dog breeders urged to act over high levels of anxiety in pets

Dog breeders urged to act over high levels of anxiety in pets

It examined the frequency of seven anxiety-related traits, including noise sensitivity, fear, aggression, separation problems and compulsive behaviour, as well as sub-traits within these categories, such as tail-chasing.

Poops, I did it again!

Poops, I did it again!

Important thing to note is to remove the soiled paper/potty pad and clean the area thoroughly so that the pup doesn’t feel it’s his only permanent spot to relieve.

A third of UK pet owners think their dog or cat acts differently during Mercury Retrograde

A third of UK pet owners think their dog or cat acts differently during Mercury Retrograde

In fact, it could all be to do with astrology, with 32% of pet owners believing that Mercury Retrograde causes their pets to act strangely.

Signs your dog is jealous of your partner

Signs your dog is jealous of your partner

‘Whether it’s biting chunks out of the sofa, clawing at the carpets or simply jumping on surfaces they know they’re not allowed on, wilfully disobedient or destructive behaviour in dogs demonstrates that they’re feeling neglected.

Family think they’ve been burgled after naughty dog destroys the kitchen

Family think they’ve been burgled after naughty dog destroys the kitchen

The pup had emptied the bin and spread rubbish all over the floor Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCYShe had also munched dried lasagne sheets, licked up icing sugar, and had a sneaky bite of whatever food she could find.

Feline fine: How to keep your indoor cat happy, according to scientists

Feline fine: How to keep your indoor cat happy, according to scientists

Highrise living might not be ideal for most pets, as outdoor access can be difficult and there may be limited space indoors.It’s often assumed that older cats may be a better choice because they’re more sedentary and cats with a previous history of living indoors may also adjust more easily to a new indoor home.

Shock tactics: can electric dog collars ever be ethical?

Shock tactics: can electric dog collars ever be ethical?

This seemed to work, and Andrews has since asked Coffey to help to overturn the government’s plans for a ban on remote-control collars.Aversive training methods, and electric collars in particular, are opposed by the RSPCA, the Kennel Club, the Animal Behaviour and Training Council and the British Veterinary Association (BVA).

Positive reinforcements: How to train dogs

Positive reinforcements: How to train dogs

- Dogs learn by trying out different behaviour and associating the consequences that arise as a result of that behaviour.- Always end the training on a positive note and reward your dog.Train your puppy for a sitting posture using treats.

Melbourne dog attack leaves man dead and woman badly injured

Melbourne dog attack leaves man dead and woman badly injured

The dog, believed to be an American Staffordshire Terrier, was reportedly taken away in an animal control van about four hours after the attack and euthanised on Wednesday night.

My Gay Dog and Other Animals review – this hump-filled hour is a real slog

My Gay Dog and Other Animals review – this hump-filled hour is a real slog

My Gay Dog and Other Animals (Channel 4) purports to be an examination of the science behind same-sex behaviour in the animal kingdom, but it is, essentially, the kind of segment that might have sustained 10 minutes on Eurotrash, stretched out over one long, hump-filled hour.

How to safely approach a dog you don’t know

How to safely approach a dog you don’t know

Tracy Genever, Head of Education at Blue Cross pet charity, told although it’s difficult to ascertain why hospital admissions have increased, she echoed it is important to notice the warning signs. Experts add it’s important children know how to safely behave around dogs (Picture: Getty).