Racist woman trained dog to attack Asian shopkeeper

Racist woman trained dog to attack Asian shopkeeper

Sonya Wadsworth was convicted of racial assault, harassment and having a dangerously out of control dog (Picture: Cavendish)A woman screamed racist abuse at a shop worker then set her dog on him after she was accused of stealing sweets.

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

"As you can see the translucent nictitating membrane sweep across the eye horizontally (rabbits don't have membranes like this) and the positioning of the 'ears' are a little strange.".The odd position of the bunny "ears" — actually the bird's beak — appeared to be the real giveaway.

Best in show: artists' portraits of their pooches – in pictures

Best in show: artists' portraits of their pooches – in pictures

Lucian Freud’s whippet, Pluto, Joan Jonas’s dog, Zina, and William Wegman’s elegant weimaraners are just some of the artists’ pooches that will appear in a new exhibition called Dog Show that marks the 35th anniversary of Southwark Park Galleries (formerly CGP), based in the south London park. Dog Show, Southwark Park Galleries, London SE16, 18 July-8 September.

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.

Burying pet rabbits in gardens could spread deadly virus, vets warn

Burying pet rabbits in gardens could spread deadly virus, vets warn

If people cannot afford to take their pet to the vet to establish the cause of death, they are advised either to have the rabbit properly cremated or, if they choose a garden burial, to carefully wrap their pet in plastic first to reduce the risk of the virus spreading.

Why dogs eat grass

Why dogs eat grass

Roughage need: Experts believe that the grass eating habit can also be related to the fact that canines need a little roughage in their daily diet. Dr Shivaprakash mentions that there is nothing to worry about if your pet is munching a little grass every now and then.

Photographer takes stunning portraits of black cats and dogs to find them homes

Photographer takes stunning portraits of black cats and dogs to find them homes

Animals with black fur are less likely to be adopted from shelters, for muddled reasons including superstitions and people thinking it’s tricky to photograph cats and dogs with darker coats.

Turtle Crashes Wedding in St. Croix

Turtle Crashes Wedding in St. Croix

Top 6 Hard-to-believe Headlines of 2014 At Pet Health Network, we see all sorts of animal stories every year. Taryn Hillin, of the Huffington Post, reports that a sea turtle recently crashed a wedding in St. Croix.

Chipper the recycling dog inspires on Earth Day

Chipper the recycling dog inspires on Earth Day

Chipper and his owner, Katie Pollak, are on a mission to help the environment, picking up garbage wherever they spot it near their home in Mesa, Arizona. Chipper and his owner, Katie Pollak, in their home state of Arizona.

Romans in Britain and Welsh rabbits

Romans in Britain and Welsh rabbits

Dewi Evans says the Welsh word for rabbit is very similar to its Romance counterparts; Brian Ayers says rabbit bones found in East Anglia are also proof of Roman connections.

Ben-Fur: Romans brought rabbits to Britain, experts discover

Ben-Fur: Romans brought rabbits to Britain, experts discover

The 4cm fragment of tibia bone was unearthed at Fishbourne Roman palace in Chichester, West Sussex in 1964 but was stored in a box at the site until 2017, when Dr Fay Worley, a zooarchaeologist with Historic England, recognised it as belonging to a rabbit.

Lots of wholegrains for a real dog’s dinner

Lots of wholegrains for a real dog’s dinner

I’ve been seeing spectacular health improvements in pets fed on wholegrains, both home-cooked and commercially, for more than 40 years so I do know a bit about the subject.

Make your own dog food? It’s not that barking

Make your own dog food? It’s not that barking

There’s rarely cause to give them dairy, and beef is at the pricier end of protein anyway, so if you’re worried about allergies, just don’t give them pasta or bread and use buckwheat rather than regular flour, which most dog-food recipes stipulate anyway.

Fire brigade urges public to use common sense after hundreds of calls from people locked in toilets

Fire brigade urges public to use common sense after hundreds of calls from people locked in toilets

“With the help of our control officers challenging calls, we have been able to reduce the number of hoax calls we receive and this enables us to be available for when there is a genuine emergency,” said Mr George.

Brexit march taken over by pack of adorable protesters

Brexit march taken over by pack of adorable protesters

Yes, all our dreams have come true – the Brexit march has been taken over by a pack of incredibly cute and fluffy dogs. (Picture: Richard Hartley-Parkinson). (Picture: Richard Hartley-Parkinson). (Picture: LNP). (Picture: AP) (Picture: AP) (Picture: AP) (Picture: AP)

Dogs kept in cages overnight at Chanel store for ‘security purposes’

Dogs kept in cages overnight at Chanel store for ‘security purposes’

Tabitha Willett, 27, shared pictures of the dogs lying in their cages (Picture: Instagram) She wrote alongside the pictures: ‘Chanel why are there to dogs in tiny cages in your shop at 11pm?’ The TV personality, who is currently expecting her first child, then continued: ‘I phoned Chanel up who said the dogs were there for security purposes which I don’t understand as they are locked in crates and the crates are far too small for their size.

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Look Inside the New AKC Museum of the Dog in NYC

Take a Tour of the AKC Museum of the Dog in New York People have been in love with man’s best friend for centuries. The rich history of these beloved creatures is now on display in New York City at the American Kennel Club (AKC) Museum of the Dog , which opened February 8.

Homeless Dog Gets Saved And Taken Through Incredible Transformation

Homeless Dog Gets Saved And Taken Through Incredible Transformation

It was a little tricky because I had to keep an eye on him while running, and at the same time I had to set up my gentle snare AND keep my hand held camera straight – you’ll just have to see how I managed all that ;-) After Lisa and I secured Benji, we got to take a close look him.

Will you help these rejected dogs find a home in time for Christmas?

Will you help these rejected dogs find a home in time for Christmas?

(Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images)At just one year and six months old, Rosie is still a puppy at heart. (Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images)Bear loves going on runs, so if you’re an active type he’s the dog for you.

Have You Seen the Bucket Video Yet?

Have You Seen the Bucket Video Yet?

A two-minute long clip made by the folks at the Southwest Texas Alternative Energy and Sustainable Living Field Laboratory shows the various animals who reside on the desert property going to a bucket to have a refreshing drink of water.