'Riddled with exclusions': pet insurers slapped with a Shonky award

'Riddled with exclusions': pet insurers slapped with a Shonky award

She looked at the fine print of her pet insurance product for the first time and discovered that, although the accident insurance she purchased covered poisoning, the definition was very narrow.

Scamp the Tramp is champ at World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Scamp the Tramp is champ at World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Photograph: Noah Berger/AP Second place went to Wild Thang, a Pekinese with beady eyes and a disturbing tongue, owned by Ann Lewis of Los Angeles. “What we’re really doing is we’re showcasing dogs that have been rescued and adopted and brought into loving homes,” a competition spokesman said.

Dogs are eating 54,000 extra calories a year thanks to dinner table titbits

Dogs are eating 54,000 extra calories a year thanks to dinner table titbits

Try to ignore the gentle prod with a nose under the table (Picture: Getty)One in five dog owners admitted that they believe giving their dog extra treats from their own plate shows them that they love them and that they are one of the family, with chicken (77%), beef (68%), sausages (67%), ham (63%) and vegetables (57%) listed as the most commonly fed foods.

Turtle Crashes Wedding in St. Croix

Turtle Crashes Wedding in St. Croix

Top 6 Hard-to-believe Headlines of 2014 At Pet Health Network, we see all sorts of animal stories every year. Taryn Hillin, of the Huffington Post, reports that a sea turtle recently crashed a wedding in St. Croix.

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED CRUFTS 2019 has seen dogs and their owners descend on Birmingham for one of the world’s largest dog shows.

Lady Gaga leaves Critics' Choice to be with her dying horse, Arabella

Lady Gaga leaves Critics' Choice to be with her dying horse, Arabella

She did pick up two Critics' Choice Awards for "A Star Is Born," but later learned that her beloved horse, Arabella, was dying. But it saddens me to say that just after the show I learned that my dear angel of a horse, Arabella, is dying."

Woman who said her dog was vegetarian is proved wrong in seconds

Woman who said her dog was vegetarian is proved wrong in seconds

She believed the animal wanted to be vegetarian, so purchased meat-free dog food and served up leftover vegetables (Picture: REX) Lucy Carrington decided to put Storm the Husky on a meat-free diet this summer when she started to go off her food (Picture: REX)

'My dog was looking into my eyes as she died': the grief of losing a pet is real | Marieke Hardy

'My dog was looking into my eyes as she died': the grief of losing a pet is real | Marieke Hardy

We must acknowledge that the death of an animal is indeed the loss of a true love and friend and that our life, of course, will never be the same again.

Are You Allergic to Your Pet?

Are You Allergic to Your Pet?

Symptoms can include red, itchy, watery eyes and nose; sneezing; coughing; scratchy or sore throat; itchy skin, and most serious of all, difficulty breathing.The most common pet allergens are proteins found in their dander (scales of old skin that are constantly shed by an animal), saliva, urine and sebaceous cells.