Rescue dog who faced 'certain death' in search of home after 7 years of being 'overlooked'

Rescue dog who faced 'certain death' in search of home after 7 years of being 'overlooked'

A RESCUE dog who has been "constantly overlooked" for seven years is keeping his paws crossed for a forever home.Peter, a seven-year-old crossbreed, was rescued when he was a puppy in 2014 from a public shelter in Bosnia where he faced "certain death" by Saving Suffering Strays.

Geronimo owner disputes decision to kill alpaca after post-mortem

Geronimo owner disputes decision to kill alpaca after post-mortem

GERONIMO'S owner called for Environment Secretary George Eustice to resign yesterday after she claimed a post-mortem showed no trace of Bovine TB.Helen and protesters at Whitehall yesterday (Image: PA)Geronimo was put down last week after twice testing positive for Bovine TB.

Vets warning to dog owners: Don't let pets drink from shared water bowls

Vets warning to dog owners: Don't let pets drink from shared water bowls

Speaking to TeamDogs, Kathleen Pohl, a veterinary surgeon at Zetland Vets and My Family Vets, warned: “If your dog is at risk and you are aware of a local outbreak, it would be sensible to avoid locations where your dog might have close contact with others such as busy parks, day care or shared public water and food bowls.”.

Adorable sleeping habits of dogs revealed in infographic

Adorable sleeping habits of dogs revealed in infographic

Almost half of dogs have amused their owners by waking themselves up after breaking wind (Image: SWNS)Six in ten (59 percent) admitted they should educate themselves more on dogs and their sleeping patterns to ensure they're living a healthy life.

Things to be sure of before you keep a dog

Things to be sure of before you keep a dog

Don’t be under the impression that you just need to spend on dog food and the time when you buy them.You need to make sure your dog lives in a pet-friendly space in your home.Celeb inspired makeup looks for Raksha Bandhan.

Dog warning issued as 1,500 illegally smuggled puppies rescued after lockdown demand surge

Dog warning issued as 1,500 illegally smuggled puppies rescued after lockdown demand surge

STOCK IMAGE Dogs Trust have rescued 1,500 illegally imported puppies (Image: Getty Images ) STOCK IMAGE Dogs Trust is urging the Government to do more to end puppy smuggling (Image: Getty Images)The youngest puppies seized were just four weeks old.

Queen’s Balmoral Estate slams dog walkers for littering land with poo bags

Queen’s Balmoral Estate slams dog walkers for littering land with poo bags

Up to twenty bags have had to be cleared from the estate (Picture: PA)Andy puts it down to the fact that there are fewer people outside during lockdown so the dog owners don’t feel like they are being watched.

How to travel with your dog for a staycation or day trip

How to travel with your dog for a staycation or day trip

When it comes to the trip itself, it can be tempting to throw the normal rules out the window but it’s much harder for your dog to adpat.

World Environment Day: #WorldEnvironmentDay: Take a step towards becoming sustainable pet parents

World Environment Day: #WorldEnvironmentDay: Take a step towards becoming sustainable pet parents

I am strongly against packaged food, because some of them are really unhealthy for the pets and the environment," says Snehal.If you invest the same money on these strays, you can give a better life to so many of them at that cost, so adoption should be your go to choice," says Trisha.

Dog breeders urged to act over high levels of anxiety in pets

Dog breeders urged to act over high levels of anxiety in pets

It examined the frequency of seven anxiety-related traits, including noise sensitivity, fear, aggression, separation problems and compulsive behaviour, as well as sub-traits within these categories, such as tail-chasing.

Cremating your pet may mean you get back more than just their ashes

Cremating your pet may mean you get back more than just their ashes

A petition (“Stop Pet Crematoria Passing Off Mixed Ash as One Pet Cremations”) started by Lars B Andersen is, quite simply, calling on the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to ensure that pets’ ashes are not mixed with the remains of other animals and labelled ‘one-pet’ cremations.

Happy Bonfire Night: How to keep pets safe on Guy Fawkes Night

Happy Bonfire Night: How to keep pets safe on Guy Fawkes Night

The RSPCA estimate that, in the UK, as many as 45 percent of dogs show signs of fear when they hear fireworks and other pets such as cats , small animals and horses can also be spooked and affected by the sounds of Bonfire Night celebrations.

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

A law banning puppy and kitten farming, which campaigners hope will end the practice by some unscrupulous breeders of keeping animals constantly pregnant and often in dirty and cramped conditions, is to be laid by the government.

How to Get Rid of Fleas in a Multi-pet Household

How to Get Rid of Fleas in a Multi-pet Household

How to Get Rid of Fleas in a House With Multiple Pets If you live with more than one cat or dog and fleas are discovered on one of your pets, that could spell disaster for the whole fur family. How to Get Rid of Fleas Step 1: Treat all the pets in your home.

Can Humans Get Fleas: What to Do If You Find Fleas or Flea Bites

Can Humans Get Fleas: What to Do If You Find Fleas or Flea Bites

Second, humans aren’t hairy enough to provide ample hiding coverage or the warm environment that dog fleas seek in a home. This is important to remember because adult fleas may emerge into the environment a considerable time after you apply insecticides in your home.

Victory for Finn the Police Dog: Law to save brave frontline animals BACKED

Victory for Finn the Police Dog: Law to save brave frontline animals BACKED

The new law will protect service animals on the frontline (Image: PA) This Bill will offer stronger protection for the many brave service animals that help to protect us Michael Gove - Environment Secretary This get-out will be abolished by the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill which has been introduced as private members’ legislation but will now be given Government support when it gets its second reading today.

WATCH: Massive international bird smuggling racket smashed by police in 18 countries

WATCH: Massive international bird smuggling racket smashed by police in 18 countries

CIVILGUARD More than 2,000 birds were recovered and 29 people have been arrested in the operation Unfortunately, in their effort to conceal the animals, lots of them died during the transit and sometimes the death rate reached 50 per cent Spainish Civil Guard Other footage shows rescued parrots and finches flitting inside aviaries.

Lynx campaigners REFUSE to give up on big cat comeback despite Michael Gove set back

Lynx campaigners REFUSE to give up on big cat comeback despite Michael Gove set back

The Eurasian lynx (Image: Chris Godfrey)But Dr Paul O'Donoghue, chief Scientist for Lynx UK Trust, says the arrival of the iconic species has only been delayed by the Government’s rejections.He told supporters: “Our plans are pioneering and would mean an apex predator back in the UK for the first time in 1,300 years."No one has ever tried this before.

What Are Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs?

What Are Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs?

If the ear mite treatment for cats or dogs does not work and possible secondary infections do not heal, then further testing, such as skin biopsies, may be warranted to check for other diseases or allergies. In the past, one of the most common treatments for ear mites in cats, dogs and other pets was Ivermectin.

We live in an age of anxiety – and we can’t blame it all on Trump | Arwa Mahdawi

We live in an age of anxiety – and we can’t blame it all on Trump | Arwa Mahdawi

Barnes & Noble recently announced that US sales of books related to anxiety are up more than 25% from a year ago, leading the retailer to hypothesise that “[Americans] may be living in an anxious nation”.