Peanut the sausage dog has surgery to walk again after he was paralysed

Peanut the sausage dog has surgery to walk again after he was paralysed

Sausage dog Peanut after his surgery (Picture: SWNS)‘I took him straight to the vets and they said he had intervertebral disc disease.He had an operation which involved having his spinal discs ‘shaved’ and left him with 13 staples in his back (Picture: SWNS).

Rock out your dancing shoes, a sausage dog disco is coming to London

Rock out your dancing shoes, a sausage dog disco is coming to London

It’s disco, baby (Picture: Dachshund Cafe)If you’re a fellow dog lover, then by now you’re probably familiar with Pug Café – the company that hosts pop-ups of the greatest kind: with dogs.

Neglected sheepdog with 1.8kg of matted fur gets a much-needed haircut

Neglected sheepdog with 1.8kg of matted fur gets a much-needed haircut

Looking good, Arlo (Picture: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home /SWNS)He is now having positive training to help show him that grooming and handling can be an enjoyable experience, as he’s so used to discomfort when being touched.

Army veteran turned away by Indian restaurant because he had a PTSD support dog

Army veteran turned away by Indian restaurant because he had a PTSD support dog

Richard says he has heard of PTSD sufferers being turned away because of their dogs in the past and thinks more education in workplaces is needed (Picture: Richard Mearns)But Ziggy has ‘without a doubt’ changed his life by creating space around him and calming his nerves as he navigates through the Big Smoke’s bustling streets.

Ben-Fur: Romans brought rabbits to Britain, experts discover

Ben-Fur: Romans brought rabbits to Britain, experts discover

The 4cm fragment of tibia bone was unearthed at Fishbourne Roman palace in Chichester, West Sussex in 1964 but was stored in a box at the site until 2017, when Dr Fay Worley, a zooarchaeologist with Historic England, recognised it as belonging to a rabbit.

Dogs can catch chlamydia from bird poo – do you know the signs?

Dogs can catch chlamydia from bird poo – do you know the signs?

‘Chlamydia in dogs has different symptoms to chlamydia in humans and it’s not contracted in the same way,’ explains Iain Booth of VetUK. ‘This bacteria is called chlamydia psittaci or psittacosis which can infect them when they come into contact with bird poo.

The perfect match

The perfect match

Why buy/adopt a dog?Having a pet is a joyous experience. Make sure you understand all about the coat length and grooming needs of your chosen breed before you bring your pet home. Ask a vet on temperament/neutering options of female/male dog.

Sometimes a dog can be better for a patient than hospital

Sometimes a dog can be better for a patient than hospital

Except, in that moment, it is clear that while the medical questions have merit, the most important thing for this patient at this time is to cast them all aside and create a common understanding to make her feel less lonely in her experience.

Disc Dog Champion Muse Is Flying High

Disc Dog Champion Muse Is Flying High

Jeff Hill has competed in disc dog competitions with his Furrari Aussies pups for years, but it wasn’t until Muse came along that the titles really started rolling in.

How Seniors Can Tame Pet Care Costs

How Seniors Can Tame Pet Care Costs

Search for low-cost care: Many municipal and nonprofit animal shelters offer free or low-cost spaying and neutering programs and vaccinations, and some work with local vets who are willing to provide care at reduced prices for low-income and senior pet owners.