Dogs with ticks coming out of their ears left to starve in Tenerife cave

Dogs with ticks coming out of their ears left to starve in Tenerife cave

The dogs were found in the baking sun with no food or water (Picture: CEN/@alberguevallecolino)These upsetting images show five emaciated and tick-infested dogs forced to live in a cave on the tourist island of Tenerife.

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Miller was severely overweight thanks to a love of nicking food dropped on the floor… but he always wore a smile (Picture: Jacquelyn Hensley / Kennedy News)‘He may not look it, but he is a happier boy now.

Woman spends £800 a month on her Instagram-famous sausage dog squad

Woman spends £800 a month on her Instagram-famous sausage dog squad

Ivy, Missy, Button, Duke, Ivy and Apple (Picture: Caters News) ‘They have birthday parties where all their friends come and join them for celebrations, cake and party bags.’.

The Texas business owner who is literally eating his own dog food

The Texas business owner who is literally eating his own dog food

“Well, it’s a little naive to say I want to [eat dog food] for 30 days,” he admitted in the first of a series of videos documenting his journey on the company’s YouTube page.

Fat cat Sox who struggles with stairs competes to be the best pet slimmer

Fat cat Sox who struggles with stairs competes to be the best pet slimmer

Pet cat Sox is more than double the weight he should be (Picture: PA)Rejoice, fellow chonky cats and pups lovers – it’s the most wonderful time of the year.

Dog thought to be the fattest in Britain loses half her body weight

Dog thought to be the fattest in Britain loses half her body weight

Lulu before her weight loss (Picture: SWNS)Lulu the nine-year-old Rottweiler could hardly move and experienced pain in her back legs when she tipped the scales at 9st 10lbs.Owner Gill Jones, a 66-year-old grandmother of six, said: ‘She was a rescue dog and was born with a problem with her genes.

What Chotu taught me

What Chotu taught me

My school bus had come, so I left hastily hoping to find him at the very place when I came back.I used to shake the cat food box and he came running.No matter how much food I gave him, Chotu didn’t grow at all.

Le Creuset is launching a very stylish pet range

Le Creuset is launching a very stylish pet range

The new Le Creuset pet collection (Picture: Le Creuset)Kitchenware brand Le Creuset is launching a pet range and we want it all.A post on the Le Creuset website says: ‘Even your pets can dine in style with our new pet bowls.

Woman turns 200 dog food bags into stunning dresses and swimwear

Woman turns 200 dog food bags into stunning dresses and swimwear

Would wear (Picture: Rochelle Haisley Photography/Caters)She said: ‘The dresses I have created for this calendar are to help raise awareness and hopefully make someone think twice before purchasing an animal from a shop.

Australian government airdrops more than 4K pounds of food to hungry animals

Australian government airdrops more than 4K pounds of food to hungry animals

A wallaby eats after NSW's National Parks and Wildlife Service staff air-dropped carrots and sweet potatoes in bushfire-stricken areas.NSW's National Parks and Wildlife Service staff fly with carrots and sweet potatoes before air-dropping them for animals in bushfire-stricken areas.

Healthy pregnancy to healthy pups

Healthy pregnancy to healthy pups

-About a week before the estimated date of whelping, the female dog should be introduced to the whelping area and the whelping box.-At about 20 to 30 days after whelping, the female dog needs 3 to 4 times more food than she normally does.

Vets alarmed by rise of dog heart problems linked to grain-free food

Vets alarmed by rise of dog heart problems linked to grain-free food

Turner is one of a growing list of pet owners whose healthy-sounding dog food may have somehow led to a serious heart problem in their pets called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) .The Food and Drug Administration last year announced a possible link between the condition, which can cause heart failure, and grain-free pet foods, which replace grains with ingredients like peas, lentils or potatoes.

Can dogs eat Christmas pudding or sprouts? 9 Christmas foods not to feed them

Can dogs eat Christmas pudding or sprouts? 9 Christmas foods not to feed them

This includes food items that contain these products, like Christmas puddings and mince pies.

CDC probes outbreak of illnesses linked to pet store puppies

CDC probes outbreak of illnesses linked to pet store puppies

OUTBREAK NOTICE: 30 people in 13 states are infected with multidrug-resistant #Campylobacter linked to pet store puppies.The bacteria is closely related to germs that infected more than 100 people during a 2016–2018 Campylobacter outbreak, which was also linked to pet store puppies, the CDC said.

Santa claws: UK supermarkets sell festive snacks for pets

Santa claws: UK supermarkets sell festive snacks for pets

It follows the more general trend of cat and dog owners wanting to buy the same products for their animals as they do for themselves, extending at Christmas to pet gifting through festive stockings, accessories and outfits as well as food and treats.

Sausage dog puppies named after Santa's reindeer need your help this Christmas

Sausage dog puppies named after Santa's reindeer need your help this Christmas

The RSPCA is asking for help to look after nine miniature Dachshund puppies, named Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and Rudolf, as well as their mum, Olive.

Family think they’ve been burgled after naughty dog destroys the kitchen

Family think they’ve been burgled after naughty dog destroys the kitchen

The pup had emptied the bin and spread rubbish all over the floor Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCYShe had also munched dried lasagne sheets, licked up icing sugar, and had a sneaky bite of whatever food she could find.

Beagle Luigi is crowned pet slimming champion after giving up roast dinners

Beagle Luigi is crowned pet slimming champion after giving up roast dinners

Missi put on weight thanks to a passion for ice cream (Picture: PA)Owner Gemma Pittaway, from Walsall, said at the start of Missi’s challenge: ‘She gets very excited when she hears the ice cream van coming – it’s her favourite.

Chickens rule: why the backyard chook is the pet of the decade

Chickens rule: why the backyard chook is the pet of the decade

Photograph: Ilana Rose/This Chicken Life I was seduced, basically, by the aesthetics and potential wow factor of heritage breeds.Photograph: Ilana Rose/This Chicken Life We now have eight girls and are on our third flock.

Feline fine: How to keep your indoor cat happy, according to scientists

Feline fine: How to keep your indoor cat happy, according to scientists

Highrise living might not be ideal for most pets, as outdoor access can be difficult and there may be limited space indoors.It’s often assumed that older cats may be a better choice because they’re more sedentary and cats with a previous history of living indoors may also adjust more easily to a new indoor home.