Dog owners issued warning after petrified lamb drowns running away from pet

Dog owners issued warning after petrified lamb drowns running away from pet

Dog owners are being warned to keep out of private farm land, and are urged to keep their pets on leads while walking on public footpaths next to livestock, especially while lambing season is in full swing.

'I might cry' Cat Deeley near tears as Adam Henson delivers Easter lambs

'I might cry' Cat Deeley near tears as Adam Henson delivers Easter lambs

CAT Deeley got emotional when Adam Henson delivered two twin lambs live on Lorraine.Cat Deeley is standing in for Lorraine Kelly this week and today’s show featured a chat with Springtime on the Farm star Adam Henson.

If your dog goes for my sheep, then I will shoot, UK farmers warn walkers

If your dog goes for my sheep, then I will shoot, UK farmers warn walkers

Farmers are warning that attacks on livestock by dogs are reaching “epidemic proportions” as they brace themselves for a surge in dog attacks heading into peak lambing season.The start of lambing season has been fraught for farmer Gordon Wyeth due to attacks on his sheep by pet dogs.

China fur farm shame: Terrified animals crammed in cages, electrocuted and skinned

China fur farm shame: Terrified animals crammed in cages, electrocuted and skinned

Animals are kept in filthy conditions, electrocuted and skinned in front of their cage mates (Image: HSI) The horror scenes at Chinese fur farms have been uncovered by HSI in an investigation of 13 Chinese fur farms between November and December 2020 (Image: HSI)The charity claims basic biosecurity measures were not being followed despite the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen outbreaks at fur farms.

Welsh sheepdog most expensive in world after selling for £27,100

Welsh sheepdog most expensive in world after selling for £27,100

Kim was sold a few days before her first birthday at an online auction (Picture: Wessex News Agency)A trained sheepdog has become the most expensive border collie in the world after selling for £27,100.

'A brilliant way to get humans to behave': the shelter where volunteers read to farm animals

'A brilliant way to get humans to behave': the shelter where volunteers read to farm animals

“We started the reading program a few years ago with two goats, Marieke and Michaela,” says Ahern.Veterinarian and behavioural expert Dr Emma Hughes says the Edgar’s Mission reading program might be unique in Australia, at least for livestock and farmed animals.

Tim Dowling: my wife wants to adopt a dog to live on our farm. Wait – what farm?

Tim Dowling: my wife wants to adopt a dog to live on our farm. Wait – what farm?

Later that night, I find my wife at her desk, looking at what appears to be a website dedicated to the adoption of abandoned dogs from around the world.“What are you doing?” I say.“Look at Lucky!” she says.“Are you trying to adopt a dog?” I say.“To live on our farm!” she says.“But we have a dog,” I say.

Farmer shot family’s tiny cockapoo in face ‘then smiled at owner’

Farmer shot family’s tiny cockapoo in face ‘then smiled at owner’

The pet dog was shot dead by a farmer who said it attacked one of his sheep (Picture: Kerri Malley / SWNS)A dog owner has claimed a sheep farmer ‘smiled at her’ after shooting her pet in the face.

A tiny puppy has been born with green fur in Sardinia

A tiny puppy has been born with green fur in Sardinia

Compared to his sibling (Picture: REUTERS) Look at him (Picture: REUTERS)It’s incredibly rare for a dog to be born with green-coloured fur and it’s thought to happen when light-coloured puppies come into contact with a green pigment called biliverd in their mother’s womb.

Unfur-gettable: Meet Pistachio, the puppy born with green fur

Unfur-gettable: Meet Pistachio, the puppy born with green fur

Pistachio, a puppy who was born with green fur, on the day he was born on the island of Sardinia, in Pattada, Italy, October 9, 2020.Cristian Mallocci / ReutersMallocci runs a farm on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia with his brother-in-law Giannangelo Liperi.

Little boy spends so much time with pet dogs he thinks he’s one of the pack

Little boy spends so much time with pet dogs he thinks he’s one of the pack

Having a drink with his pets (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Sarah has, however, had to put a stop to Alec’s habit of eating dog food, but supports his drinking spot as she thinks it will boost his immune system.Chill time (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Sarah adds that Alec much prefers the company of dogs to human children.

Thieves ran over puppy as they stole 22 dogs

Thieves ran over puppy as they stole 22 dogs

One of the stolen puppies (Picture: Lancs Police/Triangle News) The thieves also made off with adult dogs (Picture: Lancs Police/Triangle News)‘We are really concerned for the welfare of these animals and we don’t know whether they will be looked after properly.

Man rescues ‘puppy’ from the side of a road but it’s actually a baby fox

Man rescues ‘puppy’ from the side of a road but it’s actually a baby fox

So cute (Picture: @marcy_com/Twitter)If you saw an abandoned puppy on the side of a road, you might try to go and help it (unless you’re a monster).It’s illegal to keep foxes as pets in Japan (Picture: @marcy_com/Twitter)‘We have completed handing over the fox to Kita Kitsune Farm,’ he updated his followers.

Dog born with hair growing through eyes gets saved from being put down

Dog born with hair growing through eyes gets saved from being put down

‘The man picked him up and he was a little dog with big fluff coming out of his eyes and I was told that because he was blind and he couldn’t be used on the farm or be sold as a pet.

Dog adopts and feeds baby goat Rita after she was abandoned by mum

Dog adopts and feeds baby goat Rita after she was abandoned by mum

Farmer Glori Rushing, 18, said the minute Rita’s mum Smore refused to feed her, maternal Blizzie took over – jumping into the pen and carrying the kid to lay with her own puppies, who she’d given birth to just days before.

RSPCA urges caution over buying puppies online after spate of deaths

RSPCA urges caution over buying puppies online after spate of deaths

The deaths come as the RSPCA says that complaints about illegal puppy farming have increased dramatically over the past 10 years and that 87% of current puppy trade calls are about animals purchased online.

Dachshund won't let his short legs stop his dream of being a sheepdog

Dachshund won't let his short legs stop his dream of being a sheepdog

Archie on the farm (Picture: Ebony Hewitt)‘Archie would almost be my pick if I had to choose – he is small and has very fast little legs which means he can get around the sheep with ease and speed.

Animal cruelty horror: Heartbreaking end for helpless dogs at puppy farms exposed

Animal cruelty horror: Heartbreaking end for helpless dogs at puppy farms exposed

Their welfare was completely compromised as the puppies were left “damaged” and “at risk”.Mr Abraham said: “When I went undercover in puppy farms, it’s basically dogs kept as agricultural animals which obviously they’re not designed to be.

Sick reality INSIDE a puppy farm exposed as defenceless dogs suffer in 'brutal' industry

Sick reality INSIDE a puppy farm exposed as defenceless dogs suffer in 'brutal' industry

Mr Abraham said their welfare was completely compromised (Image: BBC) Mr Abraham’s campaign, Lucy’s Law, has since been successful in banning so-called puppy farms in England.

Cow cuddling lets people relax with help of friendly bovines

Cow cuddling lets people relax with help of friendly bovines

It’s received so much attention in recent months that people have been driving for hours for the chance to embrace, brush and talk to the sociable bovines, said owner Suzanne Vullers.Every "cow cuddling" session is different: Some people like to sit quietly with the animals; others talk to them.