Signs your dog is jealous of your partner

Signs your dog is jealous of your partner

‘Whether it’s biting chunks out of the sofa, clawing at the carpets or simply jumping on surfaces they know they’re not allowed on, wilfully disobedient or destructive behaviour in dogs demonstrates that they’re feeling neglected.

Therapy Dogs Aid Soldiers during Counseling

Therapy Dogs Aid Soldiers during Counseling

According to ABC News there are now 2,500 dogs trained in the armed services; however, Lexy is making history as she and other dogs at the Warrior Canine Connection in Brookville, Maryland, are the first to help heal soldiers therapeutically.

Golden rules to follow in silver age

Golden rules to follow in silver age

Eye care: The other situation to keep an eye on is the condition of the skin – this needs to be checked at least once a week but can be easily detected when you are cuddling or stroking your cat.

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter

I was living in a 15-person hostel dorm in early 2017 when I decided to start cat sitting. To date I’ve stayed in 25 houses, looked after 30 cats and saved about £10,000 that would have gone on rent.

New ‘Lucy’s law’ will protect dogs and cats in crackdown on puppy farms

New ‘Lucy’s law’ will protect dogs and cats in crackdown on puppy farms

Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who died in 2016 after being poorly treated on a Welsh puppy farm (Picture: PA)New laws are set to come into place next year to protect puppies and kittens from unscrupulous breeders.

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

A law banning puppy and kitten farming, which campaigners hope will end the practice by some unscrupulous breeders of keeping animals constantly pregnant and often in dirty and cramped conditions, is to be laid by the government.

Bear bribes ‘guard dog’ with deer bones so it can steal from the trash

Bear bribes ‘guard dog’ with deer bones so it can steal from the trash

But one dog has been allowing a bear to rummage through his owner’s trash – in exchange for deer bones brought for him by the animal. This is the THIRD TIME he’s been gifted deer bones in exchange for being allowed access to my trash, AND HE KEEPS DOING IT.’.

Dog personalities change depending on how you treat them

Dog personalities change depending on how you treat them

Like owner, like dog (Picture: Getty) ‘When humans go through big changes in life, their personality traits can change,’ explained lead author William Chopik. ‘There are a lot of things we can do with dogs – like obedience classes and training – that we can’t do with people.

Dogs' personalities change over time just like humans

Dogs' personalities change over time just like humans

Exposure to obedience classes to dogs and training were associated with more positive personality traits across the dog's lifespan, Chopik suggested. The findings showed that dogs and owners share specific personality traits indicating that extroverted humans rated their dogs as more excitable and active.

Feline body language

Feline body language

Cats have a wide range of emotions – happy, sad, angry, hungry, afraid, relieved, relaxed, sleepy, frustrated, friendly, doubtful... If accompanied by gentle, forward pointed ears and gentle eyes, this is a cat which wants to play.

Why won’t landlords allow renters to have pets?

Why won’t landlords allow renters to have pets?

Of the 1,261 landlords surveyed, 69% said they don’t allow pets in their properties, with the majority worried about the smell or damage a pet might cause. We need to work towards a solution that benefits renters and makes landlords feel comfortable renting property to pets and their owners.

How National Geographic filmmakers bring safari life to Americans

How National Geographic filmmakers bring safari life to Americans

How National Geographic filmmakers bring safari life to Americans copied! For our ongoing TODAY in the Wild series, NBC’s Keir Simmons and National Geographic filmmakers have been tracking the big cats of Africa, and how humans and climate change impact their world. Read More

Austin Floods Force Shelter Animals to Evacuate: City Rallies in Support

Austin Floods Force Shelter Animals to Evacuate: City Rallies in Support

City officials are now asking people to take in any lost dogs or cats and keep them safe until the AAC is open. Thank you as well to everyone who came out and adopted, reclaimed and picked up foster pets today.

Puppies: Puppies sold ‘wholesale’ online, thanks to loophole in law

Puppies: Puppies sold ‘wholesale’ online, thanks to loophole in law

This results in dogs having genetic defects, and many times people who ‘order’ such pups simply do not want them.

Yes, your pet dog too can get depressed

Yes, your pet dog too can get depressed

The otherwise happy Charlie, lost interest in everything—his eating habits changed, he hardly bothered to go out for a walk and looked forlorn most of the times. Just like humans, the eating habits of dogs change when they get depressed.