Lecturer left dog in boiling car to go to two-hour village meeting

Lecturer left dog in boiling car to go to two-hour village meeting

The three-year-old Cockapoo like the one pictured was left in a boiling hot car for two hours by David Kent (Picture: Getty) David Kent leaves Stockport Maigstrates’ Court after he admitted causing unnecessary suffering to his dog (Picture: Cavendish Picture Agency)Ms Garside said: ‘When he opened the door (the officer) could see that the dog was panting excessively and was physically hot to touch, he also noticed there was no water left in the boot for the dog.

Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students

Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students

"Just 10 minutes can have a significant impact," students in our study that interacted with cats and dogs had a significant reduction in cortisol, a major stress hormone," said Patricia Pendry, Associate Professor at Washington State University.

Woman thought she'd been hacked after missing Facebook posts, but it was her dog

Woman thought she'd been hacked after missing Facebook posts, but it was her dog

Linda believed she’d been hacked (Picture: Kennedy News)A pensioner is feeling pretty embarrassed after reporting ‘hackers’ for deleting hundreds of her Facebook posts – only to find out it was actually her dog, who had sat on her phone.

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats

Chris Packham festival appearance cancelled after death threats

Organisers of the Dogstival event in the New Forest said they were concerned about safety of the public after death threats received by Packham.

Crufts uncovered: ‘Dog people look like hairdressers with very small clients’

Crufts uncovered: ‘Dog people look like hairdressers with very small clients’

‘I wonder if owners spend a lot of time thinking about their shoes.’ Photograph: Will Sanders/The Guardian There are many prizes to be won at Crufts , in obedience, agility and flyball (a relay with balls), but it’s best in show that counts: the winner is a dog as close to perfect as there is, photographed amid the sponsor’s dog food, not knowing what the hell is going on.

King for a lifetime: Wire fox terrier named Westminster's best in show

King for a lifetime: Wire fox terrier named Westminster's best in show

A wire fox terrier named King is America’s top canine after earning the title of best in show on Tuesday night in a Westminster Kennel Club dog show touched by eleventh-hour controversy.

The Snub Effect: New Study Shows Dogs Might be More Loyal than We Ever Knew

The Snub Effect: New Study Shows Dogs Might be More Loyal than We Ever Knew

Reported by Alan Boyle of NBC News , the researchers looked at three groups of 18 dogs and their guardians. In the first group, when the guardian asked for help, the stranger refused.

Two new dog breeds will debut at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show

Two new dog breeds will debut at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show

Juno, a grand basset griffon Vendeen (Picture: AP) It’ll be competing in the sporting group at Westminster. Nederlandse kooikerhondje Escher (Picture: AP) The Westminster Kennel Club dog show is set to showcase over 3,200 dogs, and is taking place on 12 February at Madison Square Garden.

Stunning photos show dogs posing in front of incredible mountains

Stunning photos show dogs posing in front of incredible mountains

A third image taken at the summit of Biden Nam Bian, south of Glen Coe shows Blue staff Lola admiring the view as owner Rob Davie took the shot.

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.

Are household chemicals harming your cat?

Are household chemicals harming your cat?

Maybe your cat is scratching up that couch for a good reason: New research suggests that chemicals found in upholstery and carpeting may harm feline thyroids. That's in keeping with recent declines in blood levels among humans, the researchers said, as more companies phase out use of these chemicals.

Canicross is the new fitness craze that lets you work out with your dog

Canicross is the new fitness craze that lets you work out with your dog

If you run with your dog anyway, it’s worth investing in the equipment and trying canicross instead. If you need a bit of moral support you can join group canicross sessions, who meet regularly for rural runs.

Courageous Dog Survives 9 Days Buried Under Tornado Wreckage

Courageous Dog Survives 9 Days Buried Under Tornado Wreckage

A sigh of relief fell over Montgomery when he was sent a message through Facebook from a group called Rescuing Animals in Need: “I’ve got your dog right here.” Dexter was partially buried in the wreckage where the apartment building used to stand but seemed in good shape, “As soon as Dexter saw me, his tail started going,” recalled Montgomery.

Kaley Cuoco helped rescue a baby sea lion on Thanksgiving: 'My heart is full'

Kaley Cuoco helped rescue a baby sea lion on Thanksgiving: 'My heart is full'

The “Big Bang Theory” star posted Friday a heartwarming Instagram video from Thanksgiving day of a group of marine and wildlife volunteers responding to her call when she and husband Karl Cook found the struggling baby animal.

Behavioral Help for Your Pet

Behavioral Help for Your Pet

Professionals in the pet-behavior field fall into four main categories:TrainersCertified Professional Dog Trainers (CPDTs)Applied Animal Behaviorists, Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists (CAABs) and Associate Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists (ACAABs)Diplomats of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (Dip ACVBs)Here are some frequently asked questions from pet parents who are seeking professional behavioral help for their pet:What are the differences between pet-behavior professionals?TrainersPet trainers use a number of different titles, such as “behavior counselor,” “pet psychologist” and “pet therapist.” The level of education and experience among this group of professionals varies greatly.

Dog escapes from cargo centre at Manchester Airport

Dog escapes from cargo centre at Manchester Airport

Cola vanished shortly after arriving to the UK from Cyprus (Picture: Facebook/ Kayte Wilson-Smith)Cola was recused from Cyprus by the Baytree Pointer Setter Rescue group. Shortly before he disappeared the group posted a picture of the dog to Facebook saying: ‘The lovely Cola has just landed..

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond

Manatees rescued after trapped in Florida pond copied! A group effort has rescued three Florida manatees that swam from Tampa Bay into a pond during high tides caused by Hurricane Michael. The rescue operation took several hours and took a lot of strong backs lifting the animals out of the pond.

Maltese Dog Breed

Maltese Dog Breed

Art objects dating back 3,000 years depict this beautiful little dog, whose breed name may derive from the island of Malta or the Sicilian town of Melita. Its silky, pure white coat is long and hangs straight to the ground from a center part running from nose to tail.

Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

A breed standard was drafted, and under its new name, which means curly-coated lapdog, the Bichon Frise was admitted to the register of the French Kennel Club. Standing 12 inches or less at the shoulder, the Bichon makes an ideal city companion.

French bulldogs waddle across floor as they learn to walk in cute video

French bulldogs waddle across floor as they learn to walk in cute video

French bulldogs waddle across floor as they learn to walk in cute video copied! A group of puppy French bulldogs, barely 1 month old, are seen in an adorable video waddling across a slippery floor when their hind legs weren’t yet strong enough to support them. Read More