Urgent cat warning to get your pet checked NOW for potentially deadly mutations

Urgent cat warning to get your pet checked NOW for potentially deadly mutations

The new research that looked at domestic cats' DNA identified signs of disease more common in pedigree breeds than experts previously thought.

Can Pets Monkeypox? Experts Explain Risk to Dogs, Cats and Other Animals

Can Pets Monkeypox? Experts Explain Risk to Dogs, Cats and Other Animals

But if you're diagnosed with monkeypox or it's highly likely you have a case of the disease, public health agencies say you should isolate yourself from other people and, if possible, your pets.

Dog owners warned against sharing a bed with their pets as 'untreatable' superbug spreads

Dog owners warned against sharing a bed with their pets as 'untreatable' superbug spreads

DOG owners have been issued an urgent warning over the dangers of sharing a bed with their pets, as an "untreatable superbug" is spreading.

'They believe it's healthier' Expert warning as dogs' VEGAN diets on the rise

'They believe it's healthier' Expert warning as dogs' VEGAN diets on the rise

Some pet owners take their dogs with them in the transition, and start feeding them meat-free food or other plant-based alternatives, according to an animal nutritionist and behaviourist expert.

Urgent dog warning over ‘pet kisses’ as expert says they could cause 'serious illness'

Urgent dog warning over ‘pet kisses’ as expert says they could cause 'serious illness'

AN URGENT warning has been issued over the dangers of "pet kisses", as an expert has said that dogs can spread dangerous illnesses by licking their owners.

Doctor flies his Cockapoo 8,000 miles for life-saving heart surgery

Doctor flies his Cockapoo 8,000 miles for life-saving heart surgery

Hula’s heart was in a bad way (Picture: Dick White Referrals / SWNS).She’s doing much better now (Picture: Dick White Referrals / SWNS)Dr Jeffrey said: ‘Hula is doing great since surgery.

Can pets catch Covid? Dogs, cats, ferrets, hamsters and more

Can pets catch Covid? Dogs, cats, ferrets, hamsters and more

(Picture: Getty)As the UK is a nation of animal lovers , it’s only natural that many are concerned that our beloved pets could catch Covid-19.

Pets and us: Here's why regular check up is must for your pets

Pets and us: Here's why regular check up is must for your pets

A regular health check-up plays a pivotal role in building the relationship between the pet parent, pet, and the veterinarian, which will help the pawed friend enjoy a long and healthy life.

The dog breeds with the most health problems

The dog breeds with the most health problems

Norway bans breeding of British Bulldogs and Cavalier King Charles spanielsA woman received notes back after circling her husband’s moles before dermatologistPaediatrician shares important reminder to parents amid pandemicLabrador Retrievers are prone to a number of health problems as well, according to Peta, which notes that the dogs can develop cataracts, hip and elbow dysplasia, and bloat.

Medium Breed: Dachshund Dog

Medium Breed: Dachshund Dog

Other behaviours associated with hunting include barking and scratching in the bottom or digging, which might be minimized when the dog has an okay place for digging such as a sandbox or mulch bed.The Dachshund requires moderate exercise.Maximum Life Expectancy.

Mystery dog illness: Symptoms and what to do if your dog gets sick

Mystery dog illness: Symptoms and what to do if your dog gets sick

Understandably, pet owners are concerned about the mystery GI illness (Picture: Getty)She said in a BVA blog post: ‘We are aware of a recent spike in cases of dogs falling ill from gastroenteritis-like symptoms in several parts of Yorkshire and North East England.

Battle to save 'factory-farmed' puppies flown to overseas labs for experiments

Battle to save 'factory-farmed' puppies flown to overseas labs for experiments

Beagles from MBR Acres are driven two hours north to Humberside Airport (Picture: The Hull Animal Rights Team)Activists say they won’t rest until a ‘puppy factory’ stops breeding beagles which are used for lab tests and put down at six months old.

Can pets catch Covid?

Can pets catch Covid?

Yes, dogs can get Covid-19 (Picture: Getty)In the June 2021 study, Utrecht University found that out of 310 swabs they took of pets from households with Covid-19, 4.2% tested positive for the virus.

Hong Kong to cull thousands of hamsters after Covid found on 11

Hong Kong to cull thousands of hamsters after Covid found on 11

The order includes pets that were bought days before Christmas be handed over, with a warning not to “kiss or abandon them on the street” as Hong Kong and mainland China attempt to sustain a zero Covid strategy, attempting to suppress all outbreaks internally while maintaining tight border controls with the outside world.

Guide dog attacked while helping owner lost confidence since being kicked

Guide dog attacked while helping owner lost confidence since being kicked

Nicholas Bateman says Labrador Angus is his world (Picture: PA)A guide guide has been left ‘bruised and subdued’ after being attacked by a youth in Plymouth.

Vet explains why you should never let a dog lick your face

Vet explains why you should never let a dog lick your face

Itch in-house vet Zoe Costigan warns dog owners to not let their dogs lick their face (Image: ALAMY) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.

Dozens of Covid sniffer dogs now working at airports in Dubai and Miami

Dozens of Covid sniffer dogs now working at airports in Dubai and Miami

Miami joined Dubai in deploying medical detection dogs at its airports this week (Picture: Getty)The first ever full-time deployments of Covid-detecting dogs at an airport has begun in Dubai.Cobra the Belgin Malinois has been proven to sniff Covid with over 99 per cent accuracy (Picture: Getty)‘Everybody, including humans, are wrong at some point.

Meet the 1st native US ferret clone — from an animal that lived over 30 years ago

Meet the 1st native US ferret clone — from an animal that lived over 30 years ago

Black-footed ferret recovery efforts aimed at increased genetic diversity and disease resistance took a bold step forward on Dec. 10, with the birth of Elizabeth Ann, created from the cells of Willa, a black-footed ferret that lived more than 30 years ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said.

Dogs trained to sniff out prostate cancer lend helping paw to crucial research

Dogs trained to sniff out prostate cancer lend helping paw to crucial research

The results may lead to a larger study for further investigation (MDD / Neil Pollock)Dr. Claire Guest, co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Medical Detection Dogs and the lead author on the study, said, ‘This study showed that a dog’s nose could hold the key to an urgently needed, more accurate, and non-invasive method of early prostate cancer diagnosis.

Australia's Indigenous culture has always had a place for dogs. They are part of our dreaming

Australia's Indigenous culture has always had a place for dogs. They are part of our dreaming

It started on a cold January day six years ago, when I was working in New York City and walked into a pet shop where animal adoptions were taking place.