'It was love at first sight': readers on their new lockdown pets

'It was love at first sight': readers on their new lockdown pets

Having dogs was a distant dream as I never thought I’d leave London, but a few months into lockdown I agreed with my employer that I would continue to WFH three days a week once we return to the office.

Guinea pig befriends dogs with exact same black and white markings

Guinea pig befriends dogs with exact same black and white markings

Margo and Jenson have the exact same markings (Picture: Caters News Agency) Margo has become close with her brothers, George and Jenson (Picture: Caters News Agency)Jenna said: ‘Margo has become really famous thanks to her Collie-like markings.

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Animal charities say it’s teaching the wrong lessons – but schools argue it inspires children to learn about the natural world. Watching duck eggs hatch in a classroom was a “wow” experience that brought the topic to life, says Sarah Holmes, teacher in Derby High School’s primary department.

Resilient Goldfish Saved by Amazing Surgery

Resilient Goldfish Saved by Amazing Surgery

Dr. Faye Bethell, the veterinarian who performed the surgery, explained, “The goldfish was constipated because he had a lump blocking his bottom, rather than because of his diet or any other reason.”

Guinea Pig Appreciation Day is on Monday July 16

Guinea Pig Appreciation Day is on Monday July 16

Guinea Pigs Get Ready for Takeoff!