People are putting hand sanitizer on their dog's paws. Here's why you shouldn't

People are putting hand sanitizer on their dog's paws. Here's why you shouldn't

“What that sanitizer does is it can make it more likely to crack and to be more sensitive to having their foot pads burned when they're out on walks.”.As a veterinarian, Becker said he often sees dogs with burned paws due to walking on hot concrete or asphalt.

TV tonight: Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick returns with a puppy special

TV tonight: Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick returns with a puppy special

A soothing “how it’s made”-style series pairing jolly narration with factory footage of how our favourite foodstuffs are produced.Sport choice: Premier League football: Sheffield United v Tottenham Hotspur 5.30pm, Sky Sports Main Event.Premier League football: Manchester City v Liverpool 8pm, Sky Sports Main Event.

This is what the world looks like from your dog’s point of view

This is what the world looks like from your dog’s point of view

Roxy’s antics are filmed from a GoPro strapped to a saddle on her back (Picture: SWNS)Remarkable footage shows what the world looks like from the eyes of a dog.

Adorable 30-day-old kitten left to die by horrific owner after being doused in glue

Adorable 30-day-old kitten left to die by horrific owner after being doused in glue

The kitten was treated with talcum powder (Image: CEN/Instagram/dranane)By day three through a series of baths and being doused in talcum powder, most of the glue had been removed from the kitten’s fur and it has began to build up its strength by eating once more.

Hunters blame activists after pack of 40 dogs rip fox to shreds

Hunters blame activists after pack of 40 dogs rip fox to shreds

In response, a spokesman for the East Sussex and Romney Marsh Hunt has said there is no evidence to suggest the fox was alive when it was found, before slamming the saboteurs for blowing horns to distract the dogs.

The real star of Monday night's Cowboys-Giants game was a black cat

The real star of Monday night's Cowboys-Giants game was a black cat

The black cat is one of several resident strays that live in the bleachers at MetLife Stadium and usually come out after the game, building security officials told New York Giants reporter Madelyn Burke.

Moment police rescue puppies that had been buried alive

Moment police rescue puppies that had been buried alive

The puppies had been buried alive near a farm (Picture: AP) Officers said the mother showed signs she had given birth recently (Picture: AP) The Civil Guard were given an anonymous tip-off about the puppies (Picture: AP)A police spokesperson said two people were being investigated for committing a crime against domestic animals.

Hunt to find thug in video who kicked dog in park

Hunt to find thug in video who kicked dog in park

Shocking footage shows the man kicking the dog in the ribs (Picture: SPCA/SWNS)An animal welfare charity has launched a manhunt to find a young man who was filmed booting a dog in its ribs.

YouTuber Brooke Houts under fire after video shows her smacking, shoving dog

YouTuber Brooke Houts under fire after video shows her smacking, shoving dog

YouTube personality Brooke Houts is under investigation after a video uploaded to her channel showed her smacking, shoving and yelling at her dog.“We are aware of the incident and we’re looking into the matter,” a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department told TODAY.The shocking video showed Houts, who has more than 300,000 subscribers, smacking, scolding and shoving her Doberman pinscher, Sphinx.

Block-rocking beaks: Snowball the cockatoo – reviewed by our dance critic

Block-rocking beaks: Snowball the cockatoo – reviewed by our dance critic

And now, behold the latest viral star, Snowball, a sulphur-crested cockatoo. Sulphur-crested cockatoos can live for up to 80 years in captivity, so Snowball has many dancing days left yet.

Xylitol is not such a sweet treat for dogs

Xylitol is not such a sweet treat for dogs

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UK’s ‘unluckiest dog’ finally finds a home after five years at a shelter

UK’s ‘unluckiest dog’ finally finds a home after five years at a shelter

(Picture: EDCH /SWNS.COM)The UK’s ‘unluckiest’ dog has found a new home – after five years at an animal shelter. (Picture: EDCH /SWNS.COM)And now staff, who dubbed Star the UK’s unluckiest dog, said he has found a home with Graeme Webb, a professional photographer from Hawick, Scottish Borders.

Laughing scumbag threw scared dog over a cliff into the sea as friend filmed

Laughing scumbag threw scared dog over a cliff into the sea as friend filmed

An RSPCA spokesman added: ‘We have been made aware of some upsetting footage showing a dog being thrown off a cliff in Falmouth on May 1.

Dog-walker’s van filmed driving off after knocking down family pet

Dog-walker’s van filmed driving off after knocking down family pet

Eight-year-old Jug, which is a cross between a Jack Russell and a pug, Roxi was left to die in the street (Picture: SWNS)‘My youngest little boy, whose only three, was with me in the car at the time, so I had to run over there straight away and put a blanket over her just so he wouldn’t see.

Cast of Cats film to be size of actual cats

Cast of Cats film to be size of actual cats

Stars including Judi Dench, Ian McKellen and Taylor Swift will be shrunk via CGI and made hirsute using ‘digital fur technology’. Would the cast, including Judi Dench, Ian McKellen and Taylor Swift , be donning Lycra, heavy makeup and fluffy wigs in the style of the stage show?

Snoop the dog finds new home after Snoop Dogg offered to adopt him

Snoop the dog finds new home after Snoop Dogg offered to adopt him

Snoop was abandoned in Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent on December 17 (Picture: RSPCA/PA) ‘He loves to lie on the back of the sofa and if I put the fire on he will curl up in front of it.

Man's best friend! Rescue puppy helps new owner beat diabetes - 'He has helped my SOUL!'

Man's best friend! Rescue puppy helps new owner beat diabetes - 'He has helped my SOUL!'

Long dog walks with Charlie have helped owner Ron Lightfoot reverse diabetes (Image: Dogs Trust) Ten-mile-a-day walks with Charlie the lurcher have been vital for helping the retired firefighter lose almost four stone and improve both his mental and physical health.

Dog walker caught smacking pet on owner’s hidden camera

Dog walker caught smacking pet on owner’s hidden camera

Jacqueline Wilkins is filmed striking the dog (Picture: SWNS) Bella the boxer’s behaviour changed after the incident (Picture: SWNS) ‘I was shocked when I first saw the footage because it’s not something I’d have thought I had to worry about from someone who is supposed to love dogs,’ he said.

How to Throw the Ultimate Puppy Bowl Party

How to Throw the Ultimate Puppy Bowl Party

By Chewy Studios On the invitation, include all pertinent party information: day, time (it’s best to start the party a little before the game begins), place and how and when to RSVP.

Winning Football Jersey DIY Dog Treat

Winning Football Jersey DIY Dog Treat

Ingredients: Cookie: Frosting: By Chewy Studios Supplies: Yield: 6-8 football jersey dog treats Serving size: 1 treat per dog Prep time: 15 minutes Bake time: 10 minutes Cool time: 10 minutes Total time: 35 minutes Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.