Victoria announces first pet census for data on health, costs and social benefits

Victoria announces first pet census for data on health, costs and social benefits

The Victorian government has announced the state’s first pet census to gather crucial information about owners and their furry, feathered and scaly friends.

Terrified puppies rescued after being thrown away like rubbish in cardboard box

Terrified puppies rescued after being thrown away like rubbish in cardboard box

A rescuer from a shelter run by UK non-profit organisation Dog Desk Animal Action CIC took them back to the centre with her to warm them up and feed them puppy formula.

Hundreds of pets have made Ireland their home with Ukrainian refugees

Hundreds of pets have made Ireland their home with Ukrainian refugees

The Government confirmed the figures on Wednesday, with Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue promising Ireland will continue to operate an open-door policy for Ukrainians and their pets.

Levelling up with our ferrets in the north

Levelling up with our ferrets in the north

The inclusion of ferrets in this list really does show that the government takes the interests of northerners into account in its policies, don’t you think?

Rescue puppy who was skin and bone is now ‘living her best life’

Rescue puppy who was skin and bone is now ‘living her best life’

West Hatch deputy manager Anita Clark said: ‘She was little more than skin and bone; she looked like a walking skeleton.

Covid-19 issues behind record high in complaints to firms, survey finds

Covid-19 issues behind record high in complaints to firms, survey finds

The top 10 included Pets at Home, first direct, Saga insurance, Timpson, Skoda UK, Nissan and Greggs.

Firefighters save a puppy with its head stuck inside baby formula milk tin

Firefighters save a puppy with its head stuck inside baby formula milk tin

‘We’re pleased that Bo was able to get home without any scratches or grazes — but hope he doesn’t try and treat himself to any more milk formula!’.

Tell us: share your thoughts on the Pope’s comments about pets and children

Tell us: share your thoughts on the Pope’s comments about pets and children

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Experience: I taught two dogs to fly a plane

Experience: I taught two dogs to fly a plane

Initially I was hesitant about the project, which involved taking 12 carefully selected rescue dogs through a training regime that would ultimately allow three of them to take the controls of a Cessna light aircraft.Their final test was to perform a figure of eight in an airborne Cessna, making banking turns while controlling their altitude.

Wisdom panel dog DNA review: Discover your pet’s genetic secrets

Wisdom panel dog DNA review: Discover your pet’s genetic secrets

This involved going to the Wisdom Panel website, entering the ID code on the side of the box and filling in Barley’s details, including age, name and breed.The verdict: Wisdom Panel dog DNA premium test.Wisdom Panel dog DNA premium test.

This holistic vet does acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments and more for pets

This holistic vet does acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments and more for pets

Dr. Gerald Buchoff is a veterinarian in Little Falls, New Jersey, who takes care of animals with holistic medicine and chiropractic treatment.Get the best news, information and inspiration from TODAY, all day long.“I find chiropractic great for not only treatment, but also for prevention,” he added.

Save Money and Protect Your Dog With This Highly Rated Dog DNA Breed Identification Kit

Save Money and Protect Your Dog With This Highly Rated Dog DNA Breed Identification Kit

DNA test results include your dog's breed mix by a percentage based on a library of about 250 to 350 unique dog breeds.

Aly Raisman 'completely heartbroken' over missing dog Mylo, offers reward

Aly Raisman 'completely heartbroken' over missing dog Mylo, offers reward

Aly Raisman is asking her followers in the Boston area to be on the lookout for her beloved dog Mylo , who ran off over the July Fourth weekend after he was spooked by fireworks .The former gymnast and two-time Olympian, 27, said she's "completely heartbroken" about her missing dog and is offering a reward for anyone who can provide information leading to his safe return.

Animal lovers not amused by viral videos of pets in ‘funny situations’

Animal lovers not amused by viral videos of pets in ‘funny situations’

If you like watching ‘cute’ animal videos, chances are that you’ve come across visuals of people hitting a soft toy to get a reaction from their dog to have medicine or food.This is a subtle form of animal cruelty," says Sudha.

Cat owners: have you experienced issues with pet illness related to cat food?

Cat owners: have you experienced issues with pet illness related to cat food?

We would like to hear from anyone who has experienced issues with these cat foods, or pet food more generally.Your responses are secure as the form is encrypted and only the Guardian has access to your contributions.If you’re having trouble using the form, click here.

Dog-bite Britain: the problem with the pandemic puppy explosion

Dog-bite Britain: the problem with the pandemic puppy explosion

“But there was what felt like a lot of dog bites,” says Simon Minford, an advanced nurse practitioner specialising in cosmetic surgery for trauma patients at Alder Hey.While W54s include dog “strikes” – people being knocked over – Tulloch says records show the vast majority of cases are bites.

Springtime Safety Tips

Springtime Safety Tips

Spring has sprung, and with the change of season, our thoughts turn to Easter celebrations, spring cleaning and much-needed home improvement projects.It may be wise to confine your dog or cat to a designated pet-friendly room during home improvement projects.

Get paid to scroll through pictures of puppies with this new job

Get paid to scroll through pictures of puppies with this new job

To put it simply, the company wants to pay 10 successful applicants to scroll through pictures of adorable puppies.This opportunity has come about as ProDog Raw is conducting a study to test whether dogs on social media can alleviate people’s stress levels.

Pet dogs are second-most reported roadkill in North East England, says new study

Pet dogs are second-most reported roadkill in North East England, says new study

Pet dogs are second-most reported roadkill in North East England, says new study.Pet dogs are second-most reported roadkill in North East England.Dogs and cats are the second most reported roadkill in North England.

Tell us: how has your pet helped you through lockdown?

Tell us: how has your pet helped you through lockdown?

Our pets have always been a source of comfort : as companions, reasons to go out and exercise, a friendly face to come home to.If you’re having trouble using the form, click here.