These festive plants could be a danger to your pets

These festive plants could be a danger to your pets

However, there are some Christmas plants known to be a danger to pets as they can have toxic effects on your cat or dog if ingested.

Toothless senior Chihuahua finds work as dental therapy dog

Toothless senior Chihuahua finds work as dental therapy dog

Everyone in the family has a job: Dr. Garrett is a dentist, Debra Garrett is a dental hygienist and Kismet is a dental therapy dog, who is available to snuggle in the laps of patients during exams, cleanings and even root canals.

Six-year-old creates dog toy boxes for strangers to use in the park

Six-year-old creates dog toy boxes for strangers to use in the park

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.

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.

Healthy pregnancy to healthy pups

Healthy pregnancy to healthy pups

-About a week before the estimated date of whelping, the female dog should be introduced to the whelping area and the whelping box.-At about 20 to 30 days after whelping, the female dog needs 3 to 4 times more food than she normally does.

Something to chew on: New Zealand man sets up 'stick library' for dogs

Something to chew on: New Zealand man sets up 'stick library' for dogs

“While trimming the trees, my dad found himself with a lot of dead branches, and knowing from experience how hard it can be to find a good stick, and that the new dog park was opening soon, he had the idea that he would save them and put them in some kind of box,” Reece told Metro.

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

The one-year-old Morkie (a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a Maltese) pup loves to play with tissues but took on more than she could chew when her head got trapped in the package.

Dad creates ‘stick library’ for dogs

Dad creates ‘stick library’ for dogs

Tayla Reece, Andrew Taylor and the ‘stick library’ (Picture: Caters News Agency)Andrew’s invention has been a hit with dogs and their owners at the park.

Barkbox accidentally releases X-rated dog toy

Barkbox accidentally releases X-rated dog toy

The popular American dog toy subscription company recently released the toy in its Thanksgiving box.‘In the last 24 hours, I think we’ve all learned something about how to make ads fun, be careful with flesh-coloured toys of any design, and that CONFLABBIT NO MATTER WHAT YOU DO dog toys just ALWAYS LOOK LIKE DURN SEX TOYS.’.

What can I do about three cat-murdering dogs in a neighbourhood yard?

What can I do about three cat-murdering dogs in a neighbourhood yard?

If it happened again you’d always wonder whether you could have stopped it, and you know how you’d feel if someone could have kept your beloved cat-nephew safe.

Hero Cat Saves Abandoned Baby from Freezing to Death

Hero Cat Saves Abandoned Baby from Freezing to Death

Masha is the neighborhood cat who is taken care of by local residents, one being Irina Lavrova, the woman who heard Masha’s calls for help as she was taking out the trash.

Couple got married and had a dozen dogs attend with one as their best man

Couple got married and had a dozen dogs attend with one as their best man

Kelly had all of her pups at the wedding (Picture: Kelly Bleach /SWNS.COM)A pair of animal overs had a dozen dogs attend their wedding party – including one who was their best man.

Boy, 7, bursts into tears after being given puppy by grandparents

Boy, 7, bursts into tears after being given puppy by grandparents

Jensen, seven, was emotional meeting the puppy (Picture: Rebecca Sparkle Browne) He made sure to thank his Nana (Picture: Rebecca Sparkle Browne)In a video uploaded to Rebecca’s social media, Jensen can be seen coming home in his school uniform with his mum.

Puppies abandoned in plastic box given names after Marvel superheroes

Puppies abandoned in plastic box given names after Marvel superheroes

RSPCA said some of them appear underweight (Picture: Wales News Service)Ten puppies have been given names after Marvel characters after they were found abandoned in a plastic box in Newport.

UK kitten crisis as charity warns it rescues three unwanted cats EVERY HOUR

UK kitten crisis as charity warns it rescues three unwanted cats EVERY HOUR

and I should know White and black mother cat rescued with kittens from busy London Underground station (Image: RSPCA)Four black and white kittens were saved by luck last month after being dumped like rubbish in a cardboard box near bins in Scafell Drive, Birmingham.

Adorable 5-week-old puppy with twisted legs 'thrown away like rubbish' – 'It's shocking!'

Adorable 5-week-old puppy with twisted legs 'thrown away like rubbish' – 'It's shocking!'

Hockney the puppy was dumped in box without food, water or a blanket to keep warm (Image: Dogs Trust)"We were so shocked when we first saw him as he was in a terrible state.

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

The team said they were rewarded with ‘doggy kisses’ (Picture: MEGA) ‘The rim had to be cut apart using a small saw to make room for the dog’s head to pull out.

How to Clean a Dog Bed and Other Pet Supplies

How to Clean a Dog Bed and Other Pet Supplies

How to Clean Pet Bowls By Jon Lofdahl Generally speaking, you can run pet bowls through the dishwasher or hand-wash them with hot, soapy water. After cleaning any of your pet’s items, make sure to keep yourself safe by thoroughly washing your hands with hot, soapy water.

Cats and dogs cruelly ABANDONED on streets in freezing cold in winter pet dumping epidemic

Cats and dogs cruelly ABANDONED on streets in freezing cold in winter pet dumping epidemic

Elderly terrier dumped on the streets with its blanket (Image: RSPCA) This pitiful scene of the black and white Jack Russell abandoned on the streets with his worldly possessions in a plastic bag has shocked animal welfare investigators.

How did he get there? Curious cat snared like rat in a trap – 'Lucky someone found him'

How did he get there? Curious cat snared like rat in a trap – 'Lucky someone found him'

Rat trap cat sprung free by vets (Image: RSPCA) Cat was left dehydrated after trap ordeal (Image: RSPCA) Inspector Daniels added: “The RSPCA works 24/7 for animals in need and I was pleased to be able to rush to the scene in Langstone in the early hours of the morning, and ensure this cat was safely and securely freed from this device.” Apart from being shaken and dehydrated by the experience, the black, male neutered cat was uninjured.