Hamster blog site Hammysworld also suggests placing the crate on a stone or tiled floor during the day if possible in order to help the animals remain cool and comfortable.
The RSPCA is warning owners not to even take their dogs on short walks during high temperatures (Image: GETTY)"Most people know that dogs die in hot cars, but the reality is that more than 10 times as many dogs need veterinary treatment for heat-related illness following exercise as for being overheated in cars.
Heartbreak of unwanted rescue dog waiting more than half her life for loving home.Tokyo has been waiting more than half her life for a forever home (Image: WOODFIELD PETS CHARITY).
Custard Cream was in a terrible state with overgrown matted fur (Image: HOPE RESCUE) Rescuers even feared for the life of the pooch and her unborn pup (Image: HOPE RESCUE)Ms Rosser said: “You never know what you’re walking into when you’re asked to come and collect dogs but the conditions we came up against during this rescue were absolutely terrible and unacceptable.
Henry has been waiting at the dog rescue centre for more than a year (Image: © Battersea Dogs&Cats Home / SWNS) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.
Eira is undergoing physiotherapy to help her mobility issues and the charity says motherly Holly, who was rescued from a puppy farm in 2018, is helping her feel "loved and safe".Robbie Bartington, who founded the sanctuary with her husband David Wallis, said: "Holly washes Eira from head to toe every day.
But the traditional French bulldog isn’t the worst example - vets have warned that these dodgy dog breeders are creating animals with even worse health outcomes.The breeders create unique breeds of dog (Image: Getty).
The mother, named Storm had five kittens (Image: RSPCA) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.
Flat-faced dogs such as pugs often suffer from a host of health complications (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)French bulldogs and pugs could be banned in the UK after a pet charity vowed to fight a ‘vicious cycle of over-breeding’.
Breeding of pugs and bulldogs could soon be banned in the UK (Image: Getty)Over the last two years, vets from the Blue Cross have claimed to have treated more than 5,000 brachycephalic pets for dangerous health problems.
Violetta, 86, feared she would never see her dog Tasha ever again (Picture: @omainnintomas/Twitter)An 86-year-old Ukrainian refugee who was forced to leave her beloved dog behind has finally been reunited with her best friend.
Horror of daily life in Ukraine laid bare by guide to walking dogs without being blown up.THE HORROR that Ukrainians face in their daily life has been revealed after a charity published guidance for people on how to walk their dogs without being killed.
Two young rabbits were found abandoned in a car park in Highbury nine days after Easter last year (Image: RSPCA)“Not just the cost of getting them, but the ongoing costs of caring for them throughout the rest of their lives.
He’s very chill about wearing his muzzle (Picture: RSPCA)Emma said: ‘I just don’t understand why Bandit has received such little interest, it’s heartbreaking.‘We understand that he’s nervous, and he’ll need committed owners who are willing to come and meet him multiple times before taking him home.
The animal charity has launched a campaign called 'Save Our Breath' to urge pet owners to "stop seeing these pets as cute and recognise the serious health issues they face".RSPCA chief vet Caroline Allen has explained that she understands the appeal of flat-faced pooches, but that breeding for these features can compromise a pup’s health and welfare.
RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said the suspected attack must have been "distressing" for the Shetland pony and her foal.The Shetland pony suffered had injuries to both her hind legs and stomach (Image: RSPCA)"It must have been such a distressing incident for her and her foal.