Dog who had his front legs chopped off becomes therapy dog for amputees

Dog who had his front legs chopped off becomes therapy dog for amputees

True is now training to become a therapy dog to help amputees (Picture: MDWfeatures / @true.cause4paws)Learning about True’s story has inspired Erin to fight against animal abuse.

Let your dog express their political frustration with this Boris chew toy

Let your dog express their political frustration with this Boris chew toy

Complete with messy hair and an untucked tie – classique (Picture: )If you’re less than pleased at the news that Boris Johnson is now leader of the Tory party – and therefore our new Prime Minister – there are a few things you can do.

Ideal gadgets for pet parents

Ideal gadgets for pet parents

If night is the only time you head out with your pet, then use LED light-up dog balls. Here’s a small interesting story of my pet dog Labrador Retriever who is 2 years old.

Goats detect slight emotional changes in other goats' calls

Goats detect slight emotional changes in other goats' calls

But a new study finds that goats recognize slight emotional changes in other goats’ calls and respond both behaviorally and physiologically, which indicates the listener’s feelings shift, too. Researchers think that by understanding how goats responding to other goats' calls they can uncover the social lives of the creatures.

Puppy dumped with chair, TV nearly starved waiting for owner

Puppy dumped with chair, TV nearly starved waiting for owner

Yesterday animal control officer Sharon Norton of Brookhaven, a small city in Mississippi located about 60 miles south of Jackson, responded to a tip about a dog abandoned on the side of a remote road with a recliner chair and tossed TV.

Coping with hair shedding

Coping with hair shedding

1) Infestation and infection: Presence of parasites like fleas and mites triggers hair loss; these infest the dog and irritate the skin, causing severe itching which results in scratching and hair loss . A healthy coat is less likely to have loose hair to shed.

Dogs mirror stress levels of owners, researchers find

Dogs mirror stress levels of owners, researchers find

“This is the first time we’ve seen a long-term synchronisation in stress levels between members of two different species,” said Lina Roth, an ethologist who led the work at Linköping University in Sweden.

Mineral magic and its effect on coat condition

Mineral magic and its effect on coat condition

The most notable nutrients involved in skin and coat health include protein, fatty acids and zinc, as well as select vitamins and trace minerals. Although rare, vitamin deficiencies can result in several skin and coat problems.

People won't adopt this dog because she's too 'ugly' - can you give her a home?

People won't adopt this dog because she's too 'ugly' - can you give her a home?

(Picture: RSPCA / )Staff at a rescue centre are struggling to find a home for an abandoned dog – because people think she is ‘too ugly’. Craig added: ‘She’s such a sweet, friendly little dog and she really deserves to find a loving home to enjoy her senior years.

Tim Dowling: I’ve outwitted the cat, the tortoise and the coffee maker

Tim Dowling: I’ve outwitted the cat, the tortoise and the coffee maker

As I wait for the little green light indicating the machine is ready to dispense coffee, I hear the sound of the tortoise making a 45-degree turn somewhere in the vicinity of the cupboard where the mugs are kept.

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

A survey claims bearded men carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur. Now, a report says men with beards carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur.

This Puppy Was Hit By A Train Lost An Eye And Two Legs Before Finding New Loving Family

This Puppy Was Hit By A Train Lost An Eye And Two Legs Before Finding New Loving Family

Thanks to his winning attitude, Trooper was able to test his wheelchair only a month after his accident: Still, a little practice and the doggie can live his life thoroughly with his new family.

Owner fuming over dog’s £250 botched hairdo

Owner fuming over dog’s £250 botched hairdo

Little Gizmo was left ‘looking a mess’ after the £250 treatment (Picture: Geoff Davies/Liverpool Echo)The owner said Gizmo is so terrified of getting his haircut that she had booked him in to have all his fur shaved off, after he had been sedated at the vets beforehand.

Causes of canine alopecia

Causes of canine alopecia

— are caused due to external parasites, fungal and bacterial skin infections, certain drugs, hormonal/endocrine imbalances. Areas with a poor blood supply do not have healthy hair growth. Bacterial skin infections can cause alopecia with redness, skin crusting, and circular patterns of hair loss.

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Britain’s ugliest dog who became pet model dies at 16

Chase – Britain’s ugliest dog – has died at the grand old age of 16 (Picture: WNS) Chase won prizes for having no hair, no teeth, a cataract and a crab like-walk (Picture: WNS)‘He had so much personality and I took him everywhere with me,’ Storm said.

When and how to wean a KITTEN

When and how to wean a KITTEN

Weaning is the process of transition from mother’s milk to solid food. By the end of 7 weeks, the weaning process will be complete and the kitten will be happily eating solid food.

You can now buy your pup their own dryer for rainy days and muddy walks

You can now buy your pup their own dryer for rainy days and muddy walks

The Puff-N-Fluff is a huge coat that fastens with Velcro and features an attachment for your hair dryer. The warm air gets trapped within the coat, drying more than one area of your dog at a time.

These cartoons help me laugh at myself

These cartoons help me laugh at myself

While Hair of the Dog is all about life from a dog’s perspective, Seaweed’s Oasis is a bit of a soap opera with characters who work at a bar and grill by the sea. Unlike the dog, the cat's personality is never bet on a human's.

Forest, the Wheelchair Cat, Rolls Into Social Media Fame

Forest, the Wheelchair Cat, Rolls Into Social Media Fame

“A lot of people see a really cute cat in a wheelchair and want to jump on that opportunity to take him,” clinic veterinarian Abbey Burgess is quoted as saying on Global News.

Dog with rare medical condition has his very own high chair to help him eat

Dog with rare medical condition has his very own high chair to help him eat

Buck was taken in by the charity Team Edward Labrador Rescue before his story was spotted by University of Nottingham vet and teaching associate, Emma Drinkall. (Picture: Emma Drinkall / SWNS.com)Buck weighed only 17kg (37.4lbs) when he was taken in by the charity Team Edward.

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