3D printing and spine surgery helps paralyzed dog walk again

3D printing and spine surgery helps paralyzed dog walk again

St. Francis Veterinary Center of South JerseyWhen Loraine knew something wasn't right with her husband's "best buddy" she took him to Saint Francis Veterinary Center outside Philadelphia where doctors told her he needed emergency spine surgery .The procedure was necessary but also very risky, as Andy’s bones and blood vessels all fit into a space as small as a human finger.

Woman rescues nearly 100 dogs as Hurricane Dorian slams the Bahamas

Woman rescues nearly 100 dogs as Hurricane Dorian slams the Bahamas

Phillips, who told NBC News she takes care of dogs along with her brother without any help from outside organizations, has made a career out of finding homes for pooches for the last 15 years.

Tiny dog can finally enjoy her dinner after having her wonky jaw fixed

Tiny dog can finally enjoy her dinner after having her wonky jaw fixed

Poppet had her little jaw fixed (Picture: Dr Ryk Botes /SWNS.COM)A tiny dog can finally enjoy her dinner for the first time in her life after a vet fixed her wonky jaw using a 3D printer.

Woman orders £9 wedding petticoat from Wish – but it only just fits her dog

Woman orders £9 wedding petticoat from Wish – but it only just fits her dog

The petticoat didn’t fit Kaz, but it did fit her dog (Picture: SWNS)A bride-to-be was disappointed after buying a size 16 petticoat skirt to wear under her wedding dress, only to find it was so small it fit her dog instead.

Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students

Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students

"Just 10 minutes can have a significant impact," students in our study that interacted with cats and dogs had a significant reduction in cortisol, a major stress hormone," said Patricia Pendry, Associate Professor at Washington State University.

Cat Survives a fall from the 11th Floor

Cat Survives a fall from the 11th Floor

Stephanie Gustafson lives on the 11th floor of an apartment building in downtown Juneau, Alaska where her cat, Wasabi, followed a mosquito right out of the window. This miraculous story is a great reminder of how important it is to keep your windows screened when living with cats, or any pets.

How to detect heat stroke

How to detect heat stroke

- Poisonous compounds (strychnine, slug and snail bait) can lead to seizures, which can cause an abnormal increase in body temperature. Hope you enjoyed our pet story. Zorawar and Vir with (from left to right) Polo, Max, and Bill, the pony.

Pet Goldfish Undergoes High Risk Brain Surgery

Pet Goldfish Undergoes High Risk Brain Surgery

The Washington Post said that Pip Joyce and Lyn Orton, George’s guardians, were given two options: either they put their beloved George down or pay for a life-saving, yet high risk, operation to remove the tumor.

Dogs ‘sad eyes’ have evolved to appeal to humans more

Dogs ‘sad eyes’ have evolved to appeal to humans more

‘Dogs have a small muscle, which allows them to intensely raise their inner eyebrow, which wolves do not’ (Picture: PA)Dogs have evolved their ‘sad eyes’ facial expression in order to help them get on better with humans, according to new research.

Dog Hitches Ride On Ambulance Step, Shocks Drivers

Dog Hitches Ride On Ambulance Step, Shocks Drivers

Gaitain reports Nicholson had a short stay in the hospital and was released the same day and brought out to see his dog. He didn’t have to go to the hospital with me, but he did,” said Nicholson.

Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire

Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire

A brave and intelligent cat saved her guardian from a fire, reports Adam Aspinall of Mirror News. Tracie Horgan-Hodgkiss was asleep in her bedroom in Bridgend, South Whales when her two-year-old cat, Taffy, woke her with a bite.

Mineral magic and its effect on coat condition

Mineral magic and its effect on coat condition

The most notable nutrients involved in skin and coat health include protein, fatty acids and zinc, as well as select vitamins and trace minerals. Although rare, vitamin deficiencies can result in several skin and coat problems.

Cat who can’t stop sneezing stuck at rescue centre because ‘nobody will adopt him’

Cat who can’t stop sneezing stuck at rescue centre because ‘nobody will adopt him’

“He has been in our homing wing for around 10 days now,” she adds, explaining that as soon as people know a cat has a medical issue, people are reluctant to adopt them.

Parents save doctor’s dog’s life to thank him for saving their baby’s life

Parents save doctor’s dog’s life to thank him for saving their baby’s life

The doctors saved Mattia’s life (Picture: Heidi Ferasin / SWNS)The vet parents of a baby saved by a heart operation have returned the favour by curing the doctor’s pet dog who was suffering from the same condition.

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Pugs can suffer from Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) (Nic Serpell-Rand/SWNS.COM)The team led by The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, studied DNA from more than 400 Norwich terriers, while vets carried out clinical examinations.

Worried about how to take care of your dog this summer? Here's what you need to do

Worried about how to take care of your dog this summer? Here's what you need to do

The summers have arrived and in case you are a pet parent, we bet you would be worried thinking how this scorching heat is taking a toll on your pooch’s health. Well, a dog’s body temperature is warmer than ours and is prone to getting dehydrated and even heat strokes during this time.

Emotional problems and bonding

Emotional problems and bonding

“However, if first-time parents can detect a difference in their pet’s behaviour around the pregnant mistress, it’s time to train the pet from a professional dog trainer.”.

Couple who adopted abandoned elderly dog seeking donations for her cancer treatment

Couple who adopted abandoned elderly dog seeking donations for her cancer treatment

Jonathan added: ‘We are looking for donations to help us pay towards the upcoming treatments and operations as this beautiful old dog deserves to maintain the rest of her days in happiness and content.

Prehistoric monster that makes today’s lions look like moggies found in museum drawer

Prehistoric monster that makes today’s lions look like moggies found in museum drawer

Its existence only came to light when Ohio University researchers, Dr Nancy Stevens and Dr Matthew Borths, studied specimens that had been placed in a drawer at the National Museums of Kenya several decades ago.

You can now buy bridesmaid dresses for your dog but it’ll cost you £114

You can now buy bridesmaid dresses for your dog but it’ll cost you £114

You can get the dress personalised too for extra costs (Picture: Etsy/ThePoshPawsCompany)The Posh Paws Company also includes a size guide so you know how to measure your pet for the perfect fitting.