Rescue dog lasts just two days in new home before being sent back to shelter

Rescue dog lasts just two days in new home before being sent back to shelter

A RESCUE dog has been sent back to the RSPCA shelter it came from after just two days in his new home.Fidget was sent back to a shelter after just two days in his new home (Image: RSPCA) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.

Hunting trophy ban to protect world's threatened animals

Hunting trophy ban to protect world's threatened animals

A BAN on imports of hunting trophies could save thousands of endangered animals, Environment Secretary George Eustice has said.Humane Society International UK, said: "We welcome the Government's commitment today to a UK hunting trophy import ban that will protect thousands of species including lions, elephants and giraffes, ruthlessly targeted by trophy hunters.".

Find vet before buying pets for Christmas, Britons warned

Find vet before buying pets for Christmas, Britons warned

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging caution after a rise in demand for vets due to the increase in pet ownership in lockdown and the new legal requirement for Brexit health checks on food exports to the EU.The BVA’s comments come just days after the Food Standards Agency (FSA) warned meat and poultry producers that the shortage of vets might impact the supply of meat over Christmas.

How to know if you should get a pet with a partner

How to know if you should get a pet with a partner

Vihan says you and your partner should see a future together before considering having a pet, but there is no perfect time for that to happen.Vihan recommends having a back-up plan if your relationship doesn’t work out before taking this step, as it is important for each partner and for the pet.

Dog trainer reveals the biggest problem caused by the puppy pandemic

Dog trainer reveals the biggest problem caused by the puppy pandemic

Brian got his treats, then said, ‘There’s a good boy, Dougal.’ I told him to keep quiet but then he started saying, ‘You’re so beautiful, Dougal…’ He just couldn’t stop talking to his dog.People were getting puppies hand over fist and panicking dog owners needed help.

Congress asks for recall of flea collar that may be linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths

Congress asks for recall of flea collar that may be linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths

A Congressional subcommittee has asked that a popular flea and tick collar be recalled after being linked to the deaths of close to 1,700 pets .Democratic representative Raja Krishnamoorthi , of Illinois, who serves as chairman of the subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, sent pharmaceutical company Elanco a letter on Thursday asking it to recall its Seresto collar.

Let’s satnav our way out of lockdown

Let’s satnav our way out of lockdown

• Would Dominic Raab’s Brexit campaign have persuaded the over-50s if he had told them that they would be arriving in the promised sunny uplands not the day they cast off the shackles of the EU, but when they were well into their 60s, 70s and 80s – after four years of negotiation and then 10 years of misery in which nothing worked as foretold (Raab shrugs off Brexit troubles, urging people to take ‘10-year view’ , 14 February)?

All those in favor say meow: Pets banned from bill hearings

All those in favor say meow: Pets banned from bill hearings

Rep. Anita Burroughs, a Democrat from Glen, said her cats, Yoshi and Jack, have made appearances during several recent House Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee hearings — including Wednesday, when Yoshi’s fluffy black-and-white face partially obscured her own as he moved in for some attention.

'It’s been very ugly': dog owner wins court battle to keep pet in Sydney apartment tower

'It’s been very ugly': dog owner wins court battle to keep pet in Sydney apartment tower

The NSW court of appeal found in favour of the soul singer Jo Cooper, who had argued a bylaw that banned pets – including her dog Angus – from the block of flats was unfair.

Disabled dog rescued from meat trade now zooms around in a wheelchair at home in the UK

Disabled dog rescued from meat trade now zooms around in a wheelchair at home in the UK

(Picture: PA)When retired civil servant Sharon Warnock was living in China, she came across a Facebook page that documented animals trapped in the dog meat industry. Sharon wants to help other dogs like Henry come out of the meat trade industry and has set up a Go Fund Me page.

Single in the City and Want a Dog? 10 Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge

Single in the City and Want a Dog? 10 Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge

Whatever the case, make sure you have enough built-in time in your schedule to be in your dog's life.