Farewell to a good girl

Farewell to a good girl

As recompense, I sent my dad a book called Test Your Dog’s IQ and he revelled in the fact that she aced every test, so much so he didn’t even mind when Caoimhe and Eddie flooded WhatsApp with pictures and videos of her completing each task.

Meet the 'hero' mine-sniffing rat who's saved countless lives

Meet the 'hero' mine-sniffing rat who's saved countless lives

In the past five years, Magawa has found 39 land mines and 28 items of unexploded ordnance, clearing more than 141,000 square meters of land and making the areas safe for local communities.

Animals lost in Beirut explosion begin to be reunited with their owners

Animals lost in Beirut explosion begin to be reunited with their owners

Mr Mier said: ‘The goal really now is to reunite people with their lost pets, and that’s been working well, we’ve found owners of at least 20 dogs and cats so far.’.

When dogs and cats socialised on the web with fun games and more

When dogs and cats socialised on the web with fun games and more

“With the current state of lockdown, we wanted to create a positive and fun experience for all pet owners to come together and interact with their pets through ‘Pet Social’.

Signs to help you know that your dog might be sick

Signs to help you know that your dog might be sick

Diagnosis: Since the signs of disease are not always seen clearly, the veterinarian might recommend some preventive care testing so as to be sure of the symptoms.Giving a glimpse of her new book 'Joy at Work', tidying expert Marie Kondo shared some of her personal tips on 'How to Work From Home.

#Coronacrisis: Cases of abandoned pets rise, activists urge people not to fall prey to misinformation

#Coronacrisis: Cases of abandoned pets rise, activists urge people not to fall prey to misinformation

But on the on the ground, animal activists across the country are facing the problem of abandonment of pets which has increased rapidly during the lockdown.It is illogical to abandon a dog especially at a time when animals can be great companions for people who are in quarantine," she adds.

Watch Shania Twain perform at home with her dog and very excited horse

Watch Shania Twain perform at home with her dog and very excited horse

I am watching Shania Twain play acoustic songs in the shadow of a horse that will not get out of the way, and it's more compelling than I would've expected.

Thousands more pets could be abandoned in China over coronavirus, charities warn

Thousands more pets could be abandoned in China over coronavirus, charities warn

The charity Humane Society International (HSI ), which is working with 35 Chinese animal shelters, said the government-sponsored culling of street dogs in Beijing, Tianjin, Shandong, Heilongjiang, Hebei, Wuhan, Shanxi, Shanghai has continued to stoke panic.

Jennifer Aniston honors late dog Dolly with beautiful necklace

Jennifer Aniston honors late dog Dolly with beautiful necklace

Jennifer Aniston is paying tribute to her late dog Dolly with a gorgeous necklace.Aniston, with "Morning Show" co-star Reese Witherspoon, named Dolly after country superstar Dolly Parton.

Call to train British guide dogs – archive, 8 October 1934

Call to train British guide dogs – archive, 8 October 1934

Owing to quarantine difficulties dogs trained abroad could not be imported into England, but the British Guide Dogs for the Blind Training Committee had been formed to train dogs in this country.

Mystery illness kills dozens of dogs in Norway

Mystery illness kills dozens of dogs in Norway

A mystery sickness has struck dozens of dogs in Norway , killing at least 25 and prompting authorities to warn owners to keep their pets on a lead and away from other canines until the cause is established.

Hunt for woman who stubbed cigarette out in puppy’s eye

Hunt for woman who stubbed cigarette out in puppy’s eye

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Singapore are investigating the sickening clip (Picture: ViralPress) The puppy’s mouth appears to be tied up with tape to stifle its yelps (Picture: ViralPress)They said in a statement: ‘There are indications that the incident may not have occurred in Singapore but we are exploring all possibilities and urgently appealing for credible information to seek justice for the puppy.

Passports, pets and GB stickers: the Brexit advice issued to Britons

Passports, pets and GB stickers: the Brexit advice issued to Britons

Renew your passport earlier than planned, buy a GB sticker for your car, and prepare to wait four months before you can take your ferret on holiday: these are all among the snippets of advice offered by the government’s new Brexit website for British citizens planning to travel to the EU after 31 October.

Dogs get special bus route so they can go sightseeing

Dogs get special bus route so they can go sightseeing

Dog-loving bus company owner Austin Blackburn said people can bring their hounds on his buses for free (Picture: Triangle News) He is hoping the campaign will encourage more dog walkers to explore the English countryside in Kent (Picture: Triangle News)Mr Blackburn, who has three dogs including a chihuahua called Geoff, believes not all pet owners realise they can take dogs on the bus for free.

Delaware is the first no-kill state for shelter animals in US

Delaware is the first no-kill state for shelter animals in US

Linda Torelli, director of marketing for the Brandywine Valley SPCA, which has three locations in Delaware and cares for more than 14,000 animals each year, credited a multipronged approach with helping the First State achieve no-kill status — and its citizens.“The community in Delaware is very oriented to pet advocacy, so we had their support,” she told TODAY.

Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston's dog Dolly dies after 'heroic struggle'

Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston's dog Dolly dies after 'heroic struggle'

Dolly the dog was actually part of Aniston's life long before she married Theroux back in 2015. In fact, during a visit to "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last year, she revealed that she told Parton about her namesake around 2011, when Aniston and Theroux had just started dating.

12-year-old boy designs bow ties to help pets get adopted

12-year-old boy designs bow ties to help pets get adopted

So the Newark, New Jersey, resident helps shelter pets dress for success by donating his one-of-a-kind bow ties to rescue organizations across the country. Darius started by donating bow ties to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Xylitol is not such a sweet treat for dogs

Xylitol is not such a sweet treat for dogs

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Stray Dogs at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Overshadow Opening Ceremony

Stray Dogs at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Overshadow Opening Ceremony

According to the New York Times, “residents of Sochi have reported seeing dogs shot with poison darts, then tossed into waiting trucks.” Although virtually every country has to deal with pet overpopulation, including our own, Russia is being criticized for entirely focusing their efforts on killing otherwise healthy animals instead of building animal shelters or supporting spay and neuter programs.

Britain’s fattest dog put on diet after ballooning to 11 stone

Britain’s fattest dog put on diet after ballooning to 11 stone

George weighs as much as an average British woman after munching on pasties and pies (Picture: Farlap) George will be cared for at Gables Farm in Plymouth, Devon, where the country’s two previous fattest dogs were both looked after (Picture: Farlap)Ruth Pickards, deputy manager for the farm, said she and the team were proud of the work they did to help obese animals get a better life.