Ferrets and tarantulas among pets to find new homes in lockdown

Ferrets and tarantulas among pets to find new homes in lockdown

Owners of quails, ferrets and tarantulas have felt comforted by taking care of their pets and have had the time to dedicate to their new furry or feathered friends.

20 of the best feel-good stories of 2020 that helped us cope this year

20 of the best feel-good stories of 2020 that helped us cope this year

It’s not all been doom and gloom (Pictures: Tyger Williams/AP/Wellburn Care Homes/SWNS/South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center)2020 has been an experience to say the least.Monet the mini horse made them very happy (Picture: Wellburn Care Homes / SWNS).

Katie Price 'devastated' as petition calls for her to be banned from owning pets

Katie Price 'devastated' as petition calls for her to be banned from owning pets

Katie’s French bulldog Rolo sadly died in July (Picture: Instagram)‘In the last 5 years more animals have died from lack of care.A spokesperson for Katie has since told The Sun that she is ‘aware’ of the petition circulating online, but it is ‘incorrect’ for it to state that she does not love animals.

Teacher rescued almost 200 doomed stray dogs and gave them second chance

Teacher rescued almost 200 doomed stray dogs and gave them second chance

Many dogs who Caitie cares for are seriously ill and suffering with infection (Pictures: Caitie Evers/) Caitie taught herself many of the basic skills she needs to care for sick dogs at home (Pictures: Caitie Evers/)Caitie’s journey as a foster owner for dogs was kickstarted by chance when she was in her sophomore year at college and a part-time volunteer at a local animal rescue centre.

Carp diem: how to look after your lockdown goldfish for life

Carp diem: how to look after your lockdown goldfish for life

It’s a myth that fish only grow to the size of its tank, says Constance.It’s a bit controversial, she admits, and “there are a lot of people who will disagree with me on this”, but she believes a goldfish needs a tank about 120cm long.

Man’s Best Friend: The world’s most beloved pet photographer turns his lens on our canine companions

Man’s Best Friend: The world’s most beloved pet photographer turns his lens on our canine companions

Walter Chandoha was a combat photographer in the Second World War, before a chance encounter with a cat led him on a path that would shape his professional career.

Dog stolen six years ago and forced to breed is reunited with family

Dog stolen six years ago and forced to breed is reunited with family

Caroline, 48, said: ‘It was only a couple of years ago that I gave up hope but I was still checking all the lost dog sites.‘But being able to get her back to her loving home is wonderful, just the good news we need this year.’.

Galah parrot: A galah cockatoo waits for its missing mate

Galah parrot: A galah cockatoo waits for its missing mate

On November 18, when Figi returned home, Galah wasn’t in his cage.“When I asked Galahs, she showed me how Galah flew away from the cage,” says Figi.3 ways to make protein-rich peanut butter at home.

Gift your furry friends a pawsome Deepavali this year

Gift your furry friends a pawsome Deepavali this year

Now, a lot of people are not just buying cakes and other desserts for their own pets, but also giving them out as gifts to friends who are pet parents.

Pit bull who spent 400 days in a shelter finds forever home

Pit bull who spent 400 days in a shelter finds forever home

Lola finally found a loving forever home with the Perry family on Oct. 24 — just one day after she transferred to the Arizona Humane Society.While Arizona Humane Society transfers homeless pets from other areas to its care, including regular transport of puppies from the Navajo Nation, other shelters reciprocate in turn.

A 4-pound Chihuahua born with a cleft palate is the 2020 American Hero Dog

A 4-pound Chihuahua born with a cleft palate is the 2020 American Hero Dog

Even though she was sick — the dog survived several bouts of aspiration pneumonia — she wanted to care for the other babies at The Mia Foundation, a nonprofit in Rochester, New York, that rescues animals born with birth defects.

Wiggle India: Of pet sanitisers, probiotics and vitamin treats

Wiggle India: Of pet sanitisers, probiotics and vitamin treats

The pandemic has shot up the demand for masks, sanitisers, immunity-boosting edibles all across the world - not just for humans, but pets too!It gives you a safe, natural, and convenient way to kill germs on your pet's paws and body.

Grieving dog digs grave to bury her own dead puppy

Grieving dog digs grave to bury her own dead puppy

A grieving mother dog was filmed digging a grave to bury her dead puppy in heartbreaking footage.Lenny said the grieving dog give up trying to revive her baby after a few hours then buried it in the ground.

World Health Organisation: The pandemic has been a difficult phase for pets, say activists

World Health Organisation: The pandemic has been a difficult phase for pets, say activists

As these animals also reach to her at the Pawsitive Farm Sanctuary she runs for rescue and rehabilitation, where she is already taking care of 111 dogs and cats, she voices how the choice rests with humans.

A mazing and Weirdest Ways Your Dog Says i love you

A mazing and Weirdest Ways Your Dog Says i love you

Dog lovers everywhere know that the real reason they do is to show us love.Mama dogs lick their puppies primarily as a way to keep them clean, but a lot of love and devotion is communicated through this grooming process.

My dog has taught me the best way to get through the pandemic: live in the now

My dog has taught me the best way to get through the pandemic: live in the now

In the book The Other End of the Leash, the writer and animal behaviorist Dr Patricia McConnell notes that dogs and humans are among the few animals that demonstrate the need to play throughout their entire lives, even as adults.

What cats mean by miaow

What cats mean by miaow

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).

Dog covered in cigarette burns abandoned outside RSPCA centre

Dog covered in cigarette burns abandoned outside RSPCA centre

Hector was tied up outside the RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield and District Branch Animal Centre in East Ardsley, Leeds, on August 1, with CCTV footage showing a black Mercedes with foreign number plates pulling up and leaving him behind.

4 Reasons the Pandemic Is a Boon for the Pet Industry

4 Reasons the Pandemic Is a Boon for the Pet Industry

Add to this the growing availability of pet supplies online (the sector saw 11.3% percent growth for online sales in 2019 alone) plus the opportunity to connect with veterinarians and other professionals remotely via telehealth and other online options; the industry was well-positioned to take advantage of the COVID-19-induced circumstances.

From new hairstyle to fancy raincoats; furry pooches look their best this monsoon

From new hairstyle to fancy raincoats; furry pooches look their best this monsoon

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.