What’s more, dog owners need to know what these actions really mean, because some of these seemingly human-like behaviours are warnings that their pet needs help.Dogs exposing their tummies can mean physical, behavioural, nutritional, or mental health issues (Image: GETTY).
Weighing your dog’s food can help you regulate their weight (Picture: Getty Images)Use feeding guidelines as a starting point for how much to feed your dog, but you might need to change food type or the amount you feed to maintain a healthy weight as your dog gets older, or depending on how much activity they get.
Katie Louise Oldridge was convicted of two animal welfare offences after the RSPCA found her dog Frank’s decomposing remains (Pictures: MEN Media)A dog was discovered lying dead next to an empty tin of food after his negligent owner left him abandoned for more than a month.
Researchers at Concordia's Pediatric Public Health Psychology Lab (PPHP) found that the sleep quality of children sharing beds with their pets is much better than the ones who sleep alone.Sharing their bed with a pet brings positivity and sound sleep to children at night.
Animals with flat faces , like Pugs and Persian cats, are more susceptible to heat stroke since they cannot pant as effectively.For other ways to help, download and share our hot weather safety infographic to alert others of the dangers your pets may face during the summer.
Belgian shepherd Hector was left to die in Richard Armstrong’s boot (Picture: RSPCA/SWNS)In a statement, the vet described Yardie as a ‘heatstroke emergency’ and said she suffered from hypothermia, muscle tremors, an irregular heart rate and a body temperature of 40.3C.
Professional pet detective Robert Kenny said the theft showed how people would go to extreme lengths to get their hands on valuable animals like Darius, a continental giant rabbit.
"I am convinced at this point he is not a real dog, but more like a vessel for a traumatized Victorian child that now haunts our home.”Second Chance Pet Adoption LeagueTyfanee Fortuna, Prancer’s current foster owner, with some photos and videos of the two-year-old pup, trying to find a way to make the dog sound appealing to future adoptive owners.
Carmen says walking improves our mental health in the following ways: Quietens our nervous system and balances our internal systems keeping us fit and well.
CAT Norman, an 18-month-old Maine Coon, was left in a critical condition after being shot with 25 lead pellets.His owner, Josie Simpson, 22, said that 18-month-old Norman had gone outside early on Saturday morning and did not return until around 27 hours later on the Sunday.
According to Dr. KG Umesh, Waltham Scientific Communication Manager, South Asia, Mars India, “By taking some basic precautions and paying attention to the needs of your four-legged friend, responsible pet owners can help their dogs make it through the winter in good health.
After what felt like years of pleading (but was probably only weeks) after my 6th birthday, my parents and oldest brother returned home from a breeder with Johann, our German Shepard, who grew to 110 pounds and 5 feet tall on his hind legs.
RSPCA Inspector Victoria Reid was called to Tinsley Meadows Park in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, on August 1 following the discovery of the dog beside a bin.
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.
Although dogs can be more likely to get heatstroke if they’re a flat-faced breed, have a long coat, are older, or are on certain medication, any dog can get it if they’re exposed to high temperatures.