What about the other key workers?

What about the other key workers?

As frontline workers, cleaners deserve better pay and conditions, writes Mike Cash , RMT general secretary, and Audrey Butler believes we are all key to society.Meanwhile, Lucy Matthews is emphatic that the Pets at Home stores do provide an essential service.

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.

Dog longevity study: 10,000 pets needed for canine aging study

Dog longevity study: 10,000 pets needed for canine aging study

Five hundred dogs will test a pill that could slow the aging process.“What we learn will potentially be good for dogs and has great potential to translate to human health,” said project co-director Daniel Promislow of the University of Washington School of Medicine.

The 7 Most Important Dog Training Skills

The 7 Most Important Dog Training Skills

Before you start, it's a smart thought to audit the essentials of pooch preparing: be understanding, be certain, mind your non-verbal communication, work in blasts (10 brief instructional meetings one after another), and change up help your canine react dependably in any circumstance.

What to do if your dog eats chocolate

What to do if your dog eats chocolate

It’s not exactly something you’d try out to see, but if your dog has snaffled some of your chocolates, you need to know how quickly and strongly you should respond.No matter how cute they are, it’s better to keep them away (Picture: Getty)How to know if your dog has been poisoned by chocolate?

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Animal charities say it’s teaching the wrong lessons – but schools argue it inspires children to learn about the natural world. Watching duck eggs hatch in a classroom was a “wow” experience that brought the topic to life, says Sarah Holmes, teacher in Derby High School’s primary department.

Dog Idioms and Sayings

Dog Idioms and Sayings

But then again, for all we know half of our dogs’ barking may reference us, perhaps not in a positive light: But before our imagination about canine language gets us into the doghouse, let’s examine some human expressions referencing dogs, what they mean and which breeds might best illustrate the phrases.

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Much of the time, cat people love cats at the expense of dogs. When it comes to cat people vs. To boot, we can smugly gossip about the fact cats and dogs are like, 100 times more adorable than babies.

Antibiotics for Dogs: Not One-Size Fits All

Antibiotics for Dogs: Not One-Size Fits All

Because bacterial cells have different equipment than human cells that they use to replicate and repair themselves, bacteriostatic antibiotics specifically target the replicating equipment in bacteria and stop their growth, dead in their tracks. Antibiotics cure bacterial infections, but what happens when they stop working?

Terrified dog really doesn’t want to have his nails cut

Terrified dog really doesn’t want to have his nails cut

The poor thing was filmed having a grooming nightmare as two vets try to hold him still and trim his nails. The look on his face is probably most comparable to The Scream by Edvard Munch.

Is your dog fat? Fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

Is your dog fat? Fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

He moved to San Francisco for three months, tracked down Czech manufacturers and a customer service subcontractor.Owners willing to splurgeTwo years later, production and sales of the Actijoy fitness trackers have begun, with one unit costing about $300.

How to Treat Ear Mites in Dogs

How to Treat Ear Mites in Dogs

Ear mites are spread by physical contact between animals and are more common in cats. Many of the same medications used to prevent fleas and ticks also kill ear mites. How to Prevent Ear Mites in Dogs

Teach Your Dog ‘Behavior Chains’ With Clicker Training

Teach Your Dog ‘Behavior Chains’ With Clicker Training

In fixed behavior chains and behavior chains with handler cues, parents or trainers offer a primary reinforcer, such as PureBites chicken breast freeze-dried dog treats, after the dog completes the last behavior in the chain.

Police dog ‘repeatedly punched’ by suspect during arrest

Police dog ‘repeatedly punched’ by suspect during arrest

A man repeatedly punched a police dog while it was helping officers with an arrest, Scotland Yard have said. Ernie the police dog was repeatedly punched by the suspect (Picture: PA)Officers deployed the Met’s dog unit and the man was chased in West Drayton.

Small-sized dogs live longer than large breeds

Small-sized dogs live longer than large breeds

For example aversion of long fur can be one of the reasons a lot of people prefer dog breeds like Labradors or Beagles. A Great Dane (one of the largest dog breeds) has a life span of 8-10 years and a Chihuahua (smallest dog breed) can live up to 18 years.

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Apart from the small percentage of folks that doesn't like pets (buncha weirdos, amirite?), society falls into two categories: cat people and dog people. Much of the time, cat people love cats at the expense of dogs.