Readers of Gray will recognise this book as a postscript or coda to Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals , the 2002 bestseller in which he elegantly dismantled the history of western philosophy – with its illusory faith in our species living somehow “above” evolving life and outside the constraints of nature.
In 2018, Gethings had created a series of photographs of dogs that resemble people – based on looks, attitude or hairstyle – which became a bestselling memory-card game, matching poodles and chow chows with their human counterparts.
Pune-based Kapil Patwardhan, who helps people adopting stray dogs, helped around 55 dogs get a home during the lockdown period.Sheila R, Rajasthan-based, animal activists, says that the youngsters are more woke and they know that a lot of illegal breeding goes behind bring pedigree dogs in the market.
In Japan’s rarified world of cat doctors, the vet Hattori is very much a superstar – but now there is a chance for English-speaking feline fans to benefit from his wisdom thanks to What Cats Want, a translation of his 2017 Japanese best seller Neko no Kimochi Kaibo Zukan (The Encyclopaedia of Cat Feelings).
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.
The kittens quickly fell in love with their new mum (Picture: Facebook/SunshineDogRescue)Desperate to help the dog through the horrifying ordeal, Anita took to Facebook on a mission to find orphaned puppies who could benefit from Georgia’s love – and her milk, as the pooch was lactating.
And while we ensure that we switch off the lights when not needed, turn off the tap after use, buy local, say no to plastic and plant more trees, for lower carbon footprint, many don’t really pay attention to becoming ecologically responsible pet parents.
A new rule forcing Germans to take their dog for a walk twice a day has unleashed a debate on whether the state can decide what is best for the country’s 9.4 million pet canines.
A Miami Township police officer is being praised for rescuing a small puppy from the back of a hot car in Ohio by smashing through the driver's side window.“NEVER leave children or animals alone in a hot car,” the Miami Township Police Department wrote on the Facebook post.
But this new Snapchat filter can make your dog look like a character in a Disney movie.She laughed that her dog Alaska, on the left, looks like ‘a temptress’ every time she uses the filter on her.
James Bowen met Bob in 2007 during his battle with drug addiction when he found the cat abandoned and injured and decided to look after him .Paul McNamee, editor of The Big Issue, said: “First Bob changed James Bowen’s life, then he changed the world.
You’ve seen the films, but the novel is far richer and funnier – and in these locked-down days it’s as comforting as hot buttered toast.
The six-year-old loves dogs (Picture: Kerry Elsworth/Mercury)His aunt has also contacted the local council, with hopes that they will help the pair place more boxes in other parks, and Josh wants it to become a nationwide initiative.
Thinking she was texting her friend Beccy about an appointment she assumed it was the one to get her ‘arms and fanny waxed’ was – only to realise she was messaging a dog groomer she’s never met, also called Becky.
Niqo loves to cuddle up with Archer and now even joins the dog for walks.Ben has started capturing photos of the pair’s unaided walks to share on Instagram, so everyone can join the pals on their everyday adventures.