Nine in 10 domestic abusers also target pets, survey finds

Nine in 10 domestic abusers also target pets, survey finds

The research project was carried out by Dr Mary Wakeham and also found that 97 per cent of professionals working in the domestic abuse charity sector also said that animals are often used as a means of controlling someone experiencing violence.

Congress asks for recall of flea collar that may be linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths

Congress asks for recall of flea collar that may be linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths

A Congressional subcommittee has asked that a popular flea and tick collar be recalled after being linked to the deaths of close to 1,700 pets .Democratic representative Raja Krishnamoorthi , of Illinois, who serves as chairman of the subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, sent pharmaceutical company Elanco a letter on Thursday asking it to recall its Seresto collar.

'A brilliant way to get humans to behave': the shelter where volunteers read to farm animals

'A brilliant way to get humans to behave': the shelter where volunteers read to farm animals

“We started the reading program a few years ago with two goats, Marieke and Michaela,” says Ahern.Veterinarian and behavioural expert Dr Emma Hughes says the Edgar’s Mission reading program might be unique in Australia, at least for livestock and farmed animals.

Mum refused service for not wearing face mask after dog ripped off nose

Mum refused service for not wearing face mask after dog ripped off nose

Shereen Mawson had to have surgery to reattach her nose after a dog attack (Picture: SWNS)A woman recovering from painful surgery to reattach her nose after a dog attack says she was brought to tears when pharmacy staff refused to serve her for not wearing a face mask.

Girl, 5, has face ‘ripped off’ by stranger’s dog on furniture shopping trip

Girl, 5, has face ‘ripped off’ by stranger’s dog on furniture shopping trip

Her mum said that it looked like the dog had ‘ripped her face off’ (Picture: Charmaine Beresford/SWNS) Milo the dog attacked Molly when she went with her mum to buy some secondhand bunk beds (Picture: Charmaine Beresford/SWNS)Last month the dog’s owner, Juliet Marsh, was found guilty of being the owner of a dog dangerously out of control at Cheltenham Magistrates Court.

The Lion Queen is BACK: Fears for big cat named Charm allayed in remarkable TV series

The Lion Queen is BACK: Fears for big cat named Charm allayed in remarkable TV series

Incredible footage from the sensational new Big Cat Tales series shows how Charm has remarkably given birth to cubs after coming back to her historic domain. Scene from Big Cat Tales (Image: Animal Planet)There was more angst for Charm when the BBC cameras stopped rolling.

Mum dyes her Great Dane pink and purple to make her more ‘approachable’

Mum dyes her Great Dane pink and purple to make her more ‘approachable’

(Picture:Jessica Williams / Caters News) A mum had dyed her Great Dane pink and painted her nails, in hopes strangers will stop being so scared of her.

How Seniors Can Tame Pet Care Costs

How Seniors Can Tame Pet Care Costs

Search for low-cost care: Many municipal and nonprofit animal shelters offer free or low-cost spaying and neutering programs and vaccinations, and some work with local vets who are willing to provide care at reduced prices for low-income and senior pet owners.