Mum's horror as daughter accidentally shaves head with dog clippers

Mum's horror as daughter accidentally shaves head with dog clippers

Sariah’s hair before and after the incident (Picture: Sian Coombs/Tiffany Wallis)A mum was horrified when her toddler daughter managed to wander off with her dog clippers and shave a patch down the middle of her head.

Meet Nellie the space dog – she’s even been vetted by NASA

Meet Nellie the space dog – she’s even been vetted by NASA

One small step for dog, one giant leap for animals everywhere (Picture: @nelliebritishbulldog/Caters News)Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Sally Ride have just been joined in the astronaut hall of fame by a highly unusual character – mostly because she isn’t even human.

Unexpected joys of self-isolation

Unexpected joys of self-isolation

Don’t worry, bread-lovers, I have a solution , 1 April).• Join the debate – email [email protected]• Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit • Do you have a photo you’d like to share with Guardian readers?

Adorable 'unicorn' puppy has one ear – in the middle of her forehead

Adorable 'unicorn' puppy has one ear – in the middle of her forehead

Please let us introduce the most adorable pooch in the entire world: Rae, the ‘unicorn’ puppy with one ear, placed in the middle of her forehead.

Giraffes have adorable reaction to finally going outside after long winter

Giraffes have adorable reaction to finally going outside after long winter

Warmer temperatures in Chicago allowed the Brookfield Zoo giraffes to head outside for the first time this year and they took !They started running around and stretching their legs.Giraffes Arnieta (left) and Potoka (right) stretch their legs outside for the first time following winter.

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

Tissue-loving dog Winzee gets her head stuck in the box

The one-year-old Morkie (a cross between a Yorkshire terrier and a Maltese) pup loves to play with tissues but took on more than she could chew when her head got trapped in the package.

Hunt for heartless gunman who SHOT mother dog twice in the head

Hunt for heartless gunman who SHOT mother dog twice in the head

SHOCKED animal crime investigators are hunting a gunman who shot a mother dog twice in the head after she had puppies.Vets say the extremely emaciated dog would have suffered considerably before she died and her body dumped in the field.

Hunters blame activists after pack of 40 dogs rip fox to shreds

Hunters blame activists after pack of 40 dogs rip fox to shreds

In response, a spokesman for the East Sussex and Romney Marsh Hunt has said there is no evidence to suggest the fox was alive when it was found, before slamming the saboteurs for blowing horns to distract the dogs.

Woman killed her dog by punching it in the head four times

Woman killed her dog by punching it in the head four times

Natasha Brown was spared jail South Tyneside Magistrates’ Courtat for killing her dog (Picture: NNP)A woman killed her dog after flying into a fit of rage when her ex-girlfriend spurned her advances.The dog was ‘screaming’ during the attack before it went ‘limp and lifeless’, a court heard.

Granddad invents adorable moped dog carrier to cheer up Jack Russell

Granddad invents adorable moped dog carrier to cheer up Jack Russell

When Buddy died, Missy became really withdrawn and anxious (Picture: Jam Press)Luckily, Kirsty’s father, Ian, saved the day with an ingenious and adorable invention.

Grandma’s Great Dane almost ripped off toddler’s ear in random attack

Grandma’s Great Dane almost ripped off toddler’s ear in random attack

Mother-of-four Brittany hopes Olivia doesn’t remember the incident, but said the toddler is now cautious around dogs and sometimes wakes up in the night grabbing her ear.

‘He brought me a tissue when I was ill’: the moment readers realised their cat loves them

‘He brought me a tissue when I was ill’: the moment readers realised their cat loves them

Many cat owners will know this already, of course, so we asked Guardian readers to tell us about the moment they realised their pets really loved them.“About a week after we got him, I came home from work.

Incredible footage shows dog doing laundry, opening doors and picking up rubbish

Incredible footage shows dog doing laundry, opening doors and picking up rubbish

She said: ‘I get people say ‘if you can go horseback riding, why are you making him pick up that piece of trash?’ Well, the fact is, even though I’m doing good, it doesn’t mean that I don’t need his help – and you can always change.

Defenceless puppy dies after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ by thugs

Defenceless puppy dies after being ‘repeatedly kicked in the head’ by thugs

The dog appeared to be recovering over the weekend but took a turn for the worse on Monday (Picture: Triangle News)Joanna, who has worked in America rescuing and rehabilitating dogs, said the injuries were consistent with an attack.

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

Bird or bunny? The latest optical illusion is freaking people out

"As you can see the translucent nictitating membrane sweep across the eye horizontally (rabbits don't have membranes like this) and the positioning of the 'ears' are a little strange.".The odd position of the bunny "ears" — actually the bird's beak — appeared to be the real giveaway.

Leg found in search for Chihuahua snatched from garden by seagull

Leg found in search for Chihuahua snatched from garden by seagull

Gizmo vanished after being scooped up by a seagull that flew off with him (Picture: )A leg bone has been found in the desperate search for a miniature Chihuahua that was snatched by a seagull. Becca Hill hopes Gizmo will be found alive (Picture: )Gizmo was taken six miles away at Becca’s home in Paignton.

This celebrity dog has over a million followers! Here’s her heart touching story

This celebrity dog has over a million followers! Here’s her heart touching story

Not to miss, she has a special book titled ‘Marnie the Dog: I’m a Book’ dedicated to her that has a special collection of her photos along with some hilarious captions.

How to safely approach a dog you don’t know

How to safely approach a dog you don’t know

Tracy Genever, Head of Education at Blue Cross pet charity, told although it’s difficult to ascertain why hospital admissions have increased, she echoed it is important to notice the warning signs. Experts add it’s important children know how to safely behave around dogs (Picture: Getty).

Clumsy dog rescued by firefighters after getting his head stuck in a cat flap

Clumsy dog rescued by firefighters after getting his head stuck in a cat flap

Poor Luis got his head stuck (Picture: Phil Michell / SWNS)A dog has been rescued by firefighters after he got his head stuck in a cat flap. (Picture: Phil Michell / SWNS)‘Next thing we knew, we looked down and saw Luis poking his head through the flap.

Labrador who took in nine orphaned ducklings adopts six more

Labrador who took in nine orphaned ducklings adopts six more

Fred’s a new dad, again (Picture: Mountfitchet Castle/SWNS)Fred is a very good boy. Soon enough, the ducklings started to climb on top of his back and one brave bird even took a seat on Fred’s head.