More than 1 billion animals killed by Australian wildfires

More than 1 billion animals killed by Australian wildfires

Chris Dickman, a professor of ecology at the University of Sydney, revised his estimate of 480 million animals affected by the fires, saying on Wednesday that more than 800 million animals have likely been killed in the Australian state of New South Wales alone.

CDC probes outbreak of illnesses linked to pet store puppies

CDC probes outbreak of illnesses linked to pet store puppies

OUTBREAK NOTICE: 30 people in 13 states are infected with multidrug-resistant #Campylobacter linked to pet store puppies.The bacteria is closely related to germs that infected more than 100 people during a 2016–2018 Campylobacter outbreak, which was also linked to pet store puppies, the CDC said.

REVEALED: Dogs ABUSED and left to die

REVEALED: Dogs ABUSED and left to die

INJURED dogs and heartbreaking accounts of how they became victims of abuse are all over social media with images of them looking like "bags of bones". When Facebook user Tina Zellmer saw the video, she said: "I cried like a baby.

Dog treats linked to salmonella infection in people

Dog treats linked to salmonella infection in people

Pig ear dog treats are linked to at least 45 cases of salmonella infection in people, according to the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Carrie Underwood is Smashing Cars: It’s Not What you Think

Carrie Underwood is Smashing Cars: It’s Not What you Think

Carrie Underwood made headlines when her dogs accidentally locked themselves and her 4-month-old son in the car, as reported by Lauren Zupkus of the Huffington Post, the singer had to think fast.

Fostering reduces stress levels in dogs: Study

Fostering reduces stress levels in dogs: Study

The findings, published in the journal PeerJ , indicate that short-term fostering temporarily reduces cortisol (stress hormone) levels and increases rest in shelter dogs. Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch). Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch).

Dog meat HORROR: Downton Abbey star films inside dog meat market – 'Utterly heartbreaking'

Dog meat HORROR: Downton Abbey star films inside dog meat market – 'Utterly heartbreaking'

It’s horrific.” Actor Peter Egan witnesses caged dogs at Indonesian meat market (Image: DMFI) The most harrowing moments come when Mr Egan and the welfare campaigners manage to save four dogs in the knowledge that others will perish.

Rescue Dogs Search Washington Mudslide

Rescue Dogs Search Washington Mudslide

The selfless efforts of search dogs in Washington, and people like Paula in Indiana teach us that even in the face of tragedy there is always hope.

Stop what you’re doing and look at these adorable dog breeds on Instagram

Stop what you’re doing and look at these adorable dog breeds on Instagram

A post shared by French Bulldog Feature 🖤 (@frenchbulldogfeature) on Nov 30, 2018 at 1:59am PST A post shared by Dogs Puppies of Instagram 🐶🌎 (@dogspupsworld) on Nov 30, 2018 at 4:13am PST

Dog stabbed in the eye by burglars during vicious break-in

Dog stabbed in the eye by burglars during vicious break-in

Lexi the dog before she was knifed in the face by burglars (Picture: SWNS) She viciously attacke dby a burglar last night (Picture: SWNS)They have been described by police as black and aged in their late 20s or early 30s.

Truffles, ghosts and now malaria: things dogs can sniff out

Truffles, ghosts and now malaria: things dogs can sniff out

Man’s best friends have long been put to work, and a recent medical study has shown hounds can be trained to smell malaria in children. It means that we can tick off malaria from the list of things that dogs can identify with the 220m olfactory receptors in their noses.

The secret to… helping children cope with the death of a pet

The secret to… helping children cope with the death of a pet

A much loved animal is a member of the family – how the loss is handled will help children deal with their grief The death of a pet can bring you closer, as children realise their parents are also sad.

Jack Russell somehow ends up on a ledge while making break for freedom

Jack Russell somehow ends up on a ledge while making break for freedom

However, despite his precarious position, Max ended up being rescued by a fire crew from Paddington who were called to the building in Maida Vale.