Simple techniques to de-stress your pooch

Simple techniques to de-stress your pooch

calm and gentle, keep arms down, body slightly sideways and head turned to side – your dog is more likely to approach you without fear or feeling threatened.Use the harness and teach your dog not to pull before using a lead on the dog’s collar.

The rights and wrongs of training your baby like a dog

The rights and wrongs of training your baby like a dog

I was surprised at Chitra Ramaswamy’s strongly worded condemnation of C4’s Train Your Baby Like a Dog (G2, 21 August).I think the programme was stimulating and interesting and showed positive results without talking to the baby like a dog.

Woman calls out groomers for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green

Woman calls out groomers for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green

Graziella with her dog, Lola, before she was dyed (Picture: Graziella Puleo)A woman has criticised a grooming salon in Lake Worth Beach, Florida, for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green.

Pilots and Paws: Working to Give Animals the Loving Home They Deserve

Pilots and Paws: Working to Give Animals the Loving Home They Deserve

All arranged by volunteers, Pilots and Paws help abandoned dogs from shelters where they would have been euthanized and fly them to new loving homes.Maybe they’re going to a home or to a shelter.” There are now up to 4,000 volunteer pilots helping out with this amazing organization.

Socialising builds confidence

Socialising builds confidence

As much as it is important for your dog to socialise, it is equally important for us as pet parents to be socially responsible. Socially responsible pet parents along with well socialised dogs can open up many avenues and opportunities for our furry favourites.

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.

Cat lovers question ethics of Nicole Kidman hiking with pets in backpack

Cat lovers question ethics of Nicole Kidman hiking with pets in backpack

But Kidman’s revelation in an interview with You magazine that she regularly takes hikes with the pets in a backpack has met with a more muted reception, with animal rights groups questioning the comfort of the cats while being so transported.

A dignified end for beloved pets

A dignified end for beloved pets

It would be a tragedy if this poorly evidenced representation of the most important function we perform in companion animal medicine were to dissuade anyone from seeking the best, most compassionate end-of-life care and advice that veterinary professionals and their support staff can provide.

There's now a dog spa where your pup can get massages and manicures

There's now a dog spa where your pup can get massages and manicures

(Picture: Caters News)Michael added: ‘The most popular treatment has been the dog de-stress massage, taking a pet anywhere long distance in a car can be a stressful experience, so that starts off with the de-stress massage oil and a pup dressing gown too.

Boy with Rare Muscle Condition Finds New Strength from Three-Legged Dog

Boy with Rare Muscle Condition Finds New Strength from Three-Legged Dog

Despite all of this, when Owen speaks about his best friend Haatchi, a rescued Anatolian Shepherd, he does so with a smile on his face and overwhelming love for the dog that made him, “confident.” Owen’s inspirational story was first told in 2013.

Meet Sniffles, the adorable pup without a nose looking for a home

Meet Sniffles, the adorable pup without a nose looking for a home

The pooch originally hails from Puerto Rico, where he was a stray who lost his nose after being attacked by a group of dogs in 2017, according to Wacker. Poodle and Pooch Rescue Wacker also hopes Sniffles’ story can spur people to help other dogs.

What Entrepreneurs Are Betting On in the Pet World in the Next Few Years

What Entrepreneurs Are Betting On in the Pet World in the Next Few Years

I went to one of the biggest in the dog world, the Global Pet Expo, in Orlando, Florida to see what owners can expect in the years to come – and what companies are betting on.

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Fish owner tells how cleaning out tank released deadly palytoxin that poisoned family and led to closure of entire street

Fish owner tells how cleaning out tank released deadly palytoxin that poisoned family and led to closure of entire street

A man has revealed how coral in a fish tank poisoned him and other family members while he was cleaning it. The following day the entire family suffered flu-like symptoms, and even their two dogs became ill.