Help your pets beat the heat with these cool accessories

Help your pets beat the heat with these cool accessories

It comes in detachable and foldable variants and can help keep your pet cool if you step out when the sun’s out.These collars can be filled with an ice pack to keep your pet cool!.

Professional dog walker jailed after spaniels locked in boot in 29C died 'in minutes'

Professional dog walker jailed after spaniels locked in boot in 29C died 'in minutes'

Dogs should not be left in hot cars on warm days (Image: Getty) Ms Carpenter was jailed by Southampton Magistrates Court (Image: Getty)But the court heard minutes after they had arrived at the vets Carpenter was told the dogs were “gone”.

Chilling video shows the moment flock of birds suddenly plunged to the ground

Chilling video shows the moment flock of birds suddenly plunged to the ground

A huge flock of birds plummeted to the ground in Mexico in a mysterious incident captured by a security camera.In the unsettling video , a flock of yellow-headed blackbirds passes over a neighborhood in Chihuahua, in northern Mexico, when they all plunge suddenly toward the earth.

Small pets at risk of heatstroke as global temperatures rise, study warns

Small pets at risk of heatstroke as global temperatures rise, study warns

‘Owners of small animals such as rabbits, ferrets and guinea pigs may need to review their pet’s housing and take steps to keep their pets cool in the warmer months to reduce the risk of heatstroke,’ she said.

Small pets at risk of heatstroke as temperatures rise, study finds

Small pets at risk of heatstroke as temperatures rise, study finds

The researchers say their findings highlight the need for better public awareness of heatstroke and the risk to all animals, and that cases will continue to rise with warmer weather because of the climate emergency.

Woman whose dog was stolen finds pet for sale 200 miles away

Woman whose dog was stolen finds pet for sale 200 miles away

A woman whose dogs were stolen has tracked one of them down almost 200 miles away after scouring the internet .Jane Jenkins, a licensed breeder from Swansea in Wales, had her labrador , Arthur, and cocker spaniel, Bandit, stolen from her home at the beginning of this year.

Dog who weighed the same as a baby elephant sheds half his body weight

Dog who weighed the same as a baby elephant sheds half his body weight

As well as his weight issues, the 10-year-old pup was dirty and matted (Picture: RSPCA/SWNS)An older dog, ten-year-old Trojan is described as a ‘loveable bear’ who needs a home that can keep his previous health issues and age in mind when taking him on.

The Guardian view on habits: a pandemic of lost routines

The Guardian view on habits: a pandemic of lost routines

Pre-Covid about 15 million people a month went to the cinema, while London theatres attracted the same number every year.More than 10 million people went to the cinema in August.

Labrador almost dies of heatstroke – even though it was overcast weather

Labrador almost dies of heatstroke – even though it was overcast weather

(Picture: My Family Vet/Thomas Richmond)A Labrador almost didn’t make it after suffering from a potentially fatal case of heatstroke in cloudy conditions.We went from having a great time playing in the park to suffering from heatstroke in the space of a few minutes.

Hot Weather Safety Tips

Hot Weather Safety Tips

Animals with flat faces , like Pugs and Persian cats, are more susceptible to heat stroke since they cannot pant as effectively.For other ways to help, download and share our hot weather safety infographic to alert others of the dangers your pets may face during the summer.

How To Protect Animals From Heat: Simple tips to protect your pets from heatwave

How To Protect Animals From Heat: Simple tips to protect your pets from heatwave

The excessive humidity and high temperatures provide extreme discomfort to dogs, cats and other pets, especially during the months of April, May and June.This time period can be very burdensome for pets, especially dogs who are unable to cool down by panting since the humidity is high.

7 cats rescued following eight-alarm fire at New York City apartment complex

7 cats rescued following eight-alarm fire at New York City apartment complex

The seven cats arrived at the Upper East Side clinic of the Veterinary Emergency Group wet and smelling like smoke.Courtesy of Veterinary Emergency GroupThe hospital will board the “great group of cats” for as long as needed while their families figure out their living arrangements.

Corgi lands job as farm’s sheepdog

Corgi lands job as farm’s sheepdog

Daphne takes it upon herself to herd the sheep most days, and absolutely loves being outside and hard at work with the other dogs.

New law could order Germans to walk their dogs twice a day

New law could order Germans to walk their dogs twice a day

The law is based on evidence that many of the nation’s 9.4 million dogs are not getting enough exercise or stimulation, the country’s agriculture minister, Julia Klöckner, said.Under the new regulations, owners would be required to take their dogs on two walks that last at least an hour in total.

Germans must walk their dogs twice a day, new law will say

Germans must walk their dogs twice a day, new law will say

Germany’s dog owners will soon to be ordered by law to walk their pets twice a day.Bärbel Kleid, the owner of a five-year-old Yorkshire terrier called Sam, who lives in Berlin, said: “I find it patronising to be told how long I should take my dog out for.

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

The hot weather is forecast to continue for the next few days, with temperatures continuing above 30C.However there are some easy tips you can use to ensure your dog stays happy and healthy in the summer heat.

Two dogs rescued after being left for ‘over two hours’ in sweltering car

Two dogs rescued after being left for ‘over two hours’ in sweltering car

It is understood officers had to smash a window to save the dogs from the sweltering vehicle, which had parked up near Looe Beach on Saturday.A local man, who shared an image of the scene on social media, said the dogs had been left in the car unattended for ‘over two hours’.

Blue Cross reveals how to safely give a dog ice cubes in a heatwave

Blue Cross reveals how to safely give a dog ice cubes in a heatwave

Caroline Reay, clinical lead at Blue Cross, stresses that the cube should be an appropriate size for the dog.For example, you don’t want to give a tiny dog a massive ice cube.

Signs your dog has heatstroke

Signs your dog has heatstroke

Although dogs can be more likely to get heatstroke if they’re a flat-faced breed, have a long coat, are older, or are on certain medication, any dog can get it if they’re exposed to high temperatures.

Flat-faced dogs ‘up to 17 times more at risk of heatstroke’

Flat-faced dogs ‘up to 17 times more at risk of heatstroke’

Chow Chows are at the highest risk of heatstroke thanks to their smushed faces and thick double coat of fur (Picture: Getty)If you happen to have a dog that’s a flat-faced breed, please, please take extra caution in the heat.