Cats aren’t immune to heat either (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)It’s tempting to open all your windows in hot weather, but Blue Cross recommends installing screens and netting to help keep your pets from suffering a nasty fall.
Yet new breeds of dogs are introduced each year.All dogs derive from a one-time domestication event – a single wolf that became a companion animal.That’s probably how most of our dog breeds came about: humans controlling based on qualities we want or find pleasing.
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’.
Marija Stojanovski, who works at the shelter, asked non-profit organisation Viktor's PawPrints, which rehomes unwanted dogs from North Macedonia to the UK, to step in to try to find adopters for Slvinik and her best friend Angel, a five-year-old retriever cross who was also rescued as a stray.
Photograph: Panther Media GmbH/AlamyBlue Cross offers free treatments – although it asks for a voluntary donation – to pet owners who live with the catchment area of its hospitals and pet care clinics.
“Some people can be very intolerant of their dog barking, particular if they are getting complaints from their neighbours,” says Ryan Neile, head of behaviour at the animal welfare charity Blue Cross.So, first, what exactly is a barking dog trying to achieve.
The raincoats are especially adorable (Picture: Zara)Meanwhile, for dogs who prefer a muted look, Zara is also selling a quilted jacket that will keep them warm and on-trend at the same time.The accessories are stylish too (Picture: Zara)Even better, all the products are currently on sale.
They’ve been waiting a long time (Picture: Blue Cross/Dogs Trust/Cats Protection)Getting a pet isn’t something to be taken lightly or done on a whim, but if you’ve been seriously considering opening your home to a four-legged friend, rehoming is a great option.
Blue Cross will continue to provide behavioural support to her owners, if needed, for the rest of her life – as they do for all pets that they rehome.Now Peggy is happy in her new home (Picture: Blue Cross)‘Peggy’s previous family did exactly the right thing by contacting us,’ says Jenny.
On Sunday, President Joe Biden approved a major disaster declaration for Kentucky which will provide federal aid to those in at least eight counties following the devastation of the storms.The American Red Cross is also accepting monetary donations to widespread Kentucky recovery efforts or specific counties in the state.
No look is worth an animal suffering (Picture: Getty Images/Shutterstock)Regardless of whether you like the look, a dog’s ears should never be cropped.There are some cases that may medically necessitate the removal of part or all of a dog’s ear flap, but cropping refers to an unnecessary procedure done just to achieve a specific look.
‘She is so funny, inquisitive, loving, lively, and we wouldn’t be without her’ (Picture: SWNS)When Amanda and Steve Hofford heard about Roo the whippet, they knew they had to have her in their lives.Roo loves cuddles (Picture: Blue Cross / SWNS)‘She has a front leg missing, but this is no obstacle to her at all.
This is because dogs can hear four times the distance that a human can hear, and can hear higher pitched sounds, at a frequency range of 67-45,000 Hz. Engineers say they have found way to create fuel ‘out of thin air’Coffee drinkers ‘at higher risk of developing kidney disease’Barbour’s heartwarming Paddington Bear Christmas advert is all about sustainabilityHere are top tips for keeping your dogs and cats safe this firework season:.
In the first study of its kind, researchers have calculated there are nearly a quarter of a million stray cats living in urban areas of the UK – or an average of 9.3 a square kilometre.