Dozens of Covid sniffer dogs now working at airports in Dubai and Miami

Dozens of Covid sniffer dogs now working at airports in Dubai and Miami

Miami joined Dubai in deploying medical detection dogs at its airports this week (Picture: Getty)The first ever full-time deployments of Covid-detecting dogs at an airport has begun in Dubai.Cobra the Belgin Malinois has been proven to sniff Covid with over 99 per cent accuracy (Picture: Getty)‘Everybody, including humans, are wrong at some point.

Adorable sleeping habits of dogs revealed in infographic

Adorable sleeping habits of dogs revealed in infographic

Almost half of dogs have amused their owners by waking themselves up after breaking wind (Image: SWNS)Six in ten (59 percent) admitted they should educate themselves more on dogs and their sleeping patterns to ensure they're living a healthy life.

Prison for pet thieves as dognapping to be made criminal offence

Prison for pet thieves as dognapping to be made criminal offence

He said: “Pet theft can leave families in utter turmoil and have serious welfare implications for animals ripped away from everything they know.“The new Pet Abduction Offence will acknowledge the seriousness of this crime and we hope will encourage courts to hand down much tougher sentences to pet thieves,” he added.

Dog owners warned 65% of pets exposed to poisonous plants in own gardens

Dog owners warned 65% of pets exposed to poisonous plants in own gardens

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‘My persian had a three-hour blow-dry!’ 150 years of cat shows – then and now

‘My persian had a three-hour blow-dry!’ 150 years of cat shows – then and now

“He’s a little bit overweight,” Newton says of Sterling, who is sleeping in his cat carrier and resembles an overstuffed draught excluder.Attending cat shows is expensive, Newton says.

6 Low-Cost Franchise Areas to Explore If You're New to Franchising

6 Low-Cost Franchise Areas to Explore If You're New to Franchising

These six emerging low-cost franchise areas have many great business opportunities to explore:.If you prefer to completely depart from the corporate world and enjoy fashion and beauty, there are a growing number of franchise businesses that may interest you.

Dream job pays £20 an hour to look at pictures of cute puppies

Dream job pays £20 an hour to look at pictures of cute puppies

TEN lucky people will be paid to look at pictures of dogs to test whether they can alleviate stress levels.Each candidate will be paid £20 an hour to wear a heart rate monitor and look at pictures of dogs as they go about their day, except taking hourly breaks to look at a series of pre-prepared dog images.

Dog found drowning in river with rock tied to neck finds ‘forever home’

Dog found drowning in river with rock tied to neck finds ‘forever home’

Bella was cared for by the RSPCA for 15 months before she found her forever home (Picture: RSPCA/SWNS) Bella with her new owners Maggie Mellish and Charlie Douglas (Picture: RSPCA/SWNS) Bella was reunited with her rescuers Jane Harper and Joanne Bellamy at the RSPCA centre (Picture: RSPCA/SWNS).

Dylan was left heartbroken after owner died of Covid - but has now found happiness again

Dylan was left heartbroken after owner died of Covid - but has now found happiness again

Dylan was taken to a Dogs Trust centre in Shoreham, West Sussex, where he was cared for.Just 25 days after arriving at the Dogs Trust centre, Dylan was adopted by Alison and her husband Leslie.

Half of dog owners spend more on their pet’s birthday than their partner’s, poll says

Half of dog owners spend more on their pet’s birthday than their partner’s, poll says

The study by Forthglade found that British dog owners spent an average of £62 on their dog’s birthday this year.On average, owners spent £62 on their dog's birthday.

Almost extinct Scottish wildcat sent to rewilding centre in bid to save species

Almost extinct Scottish wildcat sent to rewilding centre in bid to save species

The rewilding centre provides breeding space, veterinary care, remote monitoring and training to prepare cats for life in the wild.Saving Wildcats hails the cats as “one of Scotland’s most iconic species, embodying wild nature for the Scottish Highlands.

Dog owners scared to walk their pets due to rise of kidnappings in lockdown

Dog owners scared to walk their pets due to rise of kidnappings in lockdown

Dr Daniel Allen, an Animal Geographer at Keele University, who set up the Pet Theft Reform campaign with the Stolen and Missing Pets Alliance in 2018, said: “The number of survey responses shows the extent to which the public are concerned about dog theft crime.

Lost cat reunited with ‘gobsmacked’ owner after 20 years missing

Lost cat reunited with ‘gobsmacked’ owner after 20 years missing

Lost cat reunited with ‘gobsmacked’ owner after 20 years missing.(Image: RSPCA) “The vet said she wouldn’t have survived 20 years as a stray, and we think someone probably took her in and cared for her as their pet.

Meet Sidney the seal! NYC aquarium introduces rescued harbor seal from California

Meet Sidney the seal! NYC aquarium introduces rescued harbor seal from California

The mammal center and National Marine Fisheries Service requested that the New York Aquarium take Sidney in and the aquarium agreed.Sidney was taken to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, where staff had to provide around-the-clock care and feed her every two hours.

Meet the dogs helping children learn to read

Meet the dogs helping children learn to read

Everybody at the school loves Coco (Picture: Battersea Rehoming Centre) Mary says, ‘Coco is very popular with all the students.Somebody likes a chick lit summer read (Picture: Battersea Rehoming Centre)Charming Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Harley, was rehomed in 2014 by Lorraine Pickering, a Pets As Therapy volunteer from Berkshire.

Scientifically speaking, these are technically the cutest dog breeds

Scientifically speaking, these are technically the cutest dog breeds

(Picture: Getty Images)The research also used to ratio to try and find the world’s cutest pets overall, and found that cats were technically the closest to adhering to it.To determine these results, used the average percentage adherence to the golden ratio across the same 100 most popular breeds.

Rescue German shepherd saves owner's life months after dog's adoption

Rescue German shepherd saves owner's life months after dog's adoption

The night that Brian Myers adopted Sadie, a 6-year-old German shepherd, he tried to take a picture of her at home in Teaneck, New Jersey.Sadie helped pull Brian Myers across the room after he collapsed from a stroke.

'Meditating' Sphynx cat helps traumatized kids bond with counselors

'Meditating' Sphynx cat helps traumatized kids bond with counselors

Thea, a 4-year-old Sphynx cat, joined CCN's Paws for Empowerment team in November 2019 thanks to a grant from the A.J. and Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust.

How Veterinary Consolidators Are Building a Future-Proof Enterprise

How Veterinary Consolidators Are Building a Future-Proof Enterprise

As private capital continues fueling veterinary consolidation and enterprises are urged to start generating as much profit as quickly as possible, it’s time to discover ways of creating value post-acquisition.

‘Animal abuser killed stranger’s dog for chasing his car’

‘Animal abuser killed stranger’s dog for chasing his car’

James Franklin, 26, has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty (Picture: Ouachita Correctional Center)An alleged animal abuser has been accused of shooting a dog dead after it chased his car when he drove past the owner’s house.