Dog owners warned after puppy nearly died eating pizza 'Even small bits can be dangerous'

Dog owners warned after puppy nearly died eating pizza 'Even small bits can be dangerous'

Little Mabel had to be rushed to the vets for emergency treatment after eating uncooked pizza dough which continued to rise in her stomach.(Image: Gail Chalmers) Mabel's owners Lucy and Claire were testing out their new pizza oven.

Major White House news: Biden’s dog to receive anti-biting training offsite

Major White House news: Biden’s dog to receive anti-biting training offsite

Major the White House dog will receive further training away from the executive mansion after two biting incidents at his new home, a spokesman for the first lady, Jill Biden, said on Monday.

If you bought a dog during lockdown, they'll need help coming out of it

If you bought a dog during lockdown, they'll need help coming out of it

Having a dog around has helped many people cope with lockdown.A big worry for dog owners is the long-term impact of lockdown on their ability to cope with being left at home on their own.

Please don't write off shelter dogs because of Major Biden

Please don't write off shelter dogs because of Major Biden

The whole reason I started narrowing my focus as a journalist to pets is my own rescue dog, Rio. When my husband and I adopted the Labrador retriever mix from Farmington Regional Animal Shelter in New Mexico in 2010, I had no idea how much he would change my life.

Dog chocolate warning: How to protect pets from fatal Easter chocolate - Tips

Dog chocolate warning: How to protect pets from fatal Easter chocolate - Tips

Dog chocolate warning: How to protect pets from fatal Easter chocolate - Tips.PET owners are warned to be extra vigilant to prevent their animals becoming seriously ill from eating Easter chocolates.(Image: GoCompare) Consuming chocolate can be fatal for pets.

The incredible mental health benefits of walking and hiking

The incredible mental health benefits of walking and hiking

Carmen says walking improves our mental health in the following ways: Quietens our nervous system and balances our internal systems keeping us fit and well.

How to help your pet adjust to more time home alone when restrictions lift

How to help your pet adjust to more time home alone when restrictions lift

Ryan explains that over a period of days, you can gradually increase the time your dog is left behind the stair gate until you get to a point that they feel relaxed enough for you to wander completely out of sight.

Teacher left in coma after being hit by stampede of cows which killed her dog

Teacher left in coma after being hit by stampede of cows which killed her dog

Pip, 63, wants to warn people of the dangers of walking near cows (Picture: The Air Ambulance Service/SWNS)She is collecting donations online as a way of saying thank you to the people who saved her, and has already completed 200 miles so far.

Alexandra Burke on how medical detection dogs could have helped her mum

Alexandra Burke on how medical detection dogs could have helped her mum

As a dog lover it means so much to me that these amazing animals can do extraordinary things (Picture: Alexandra Burke)This campaign is also very close to my heart because as well as the diabetes connection, I have also lost people in my life to cancer.

‘Miracle’ puppy born with six legs and two tails due to genetic disorders

‘Miracle’ puppy born with six legs and two tails due to genetic disorders

An X-ray showing Skipper’s conditions (Facebook)Because Skipper has been rejected by her mother and will need special care, her owners have set up a GoFundMe page to help with the costs of treatment and possible surgery.

Here's how to help pets and animals affected by dangerous Texas cold

Here's how to help pets and animals affected by dangerous Texas cold

Many local animal groups have put out information on how to help animals and pets in Texas, especially ones that may have been outside during the inclement weather.Other shelters, like the Houston Humane Society, are always accepting donations to care for animals in their custody.

Homeless woman refuses to go to shelter without her six dogs

Homeless woman refuses to go to shelter without her six dogs

Luz, who lives on the street, has so much love for her dogs (Picture: Omar Camarillo)A 65-year-old homeless woman was found sleeping in bin bags on the streets of Tijuana, Mexico, with her six dogs .

'Meant to be': Man finds loving home for senior rescue dog 3 days before dying

'Meant to be': Man finds loving home for senior rescue dog 3 days before dying

In the spring of 2019, Pawpaw needed a new home because his owner was dying.John Weston adopted Pawpaw from Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco.

Losing a pet: How to talk to kids about the death of a pet

Losing a pet: How to talk to kids about the death of a pet

For younger children, a pet's death can even be their first introduction to the concept of loss and parents may find books like "I'll Always Love You" - a book about losing a friend and expressing love - a good starting point.

Can you walk dogs in the snow? Does snow hurt dogs paws?

Can you walk dogs in the snow? Does snow hurt dogs paws?

It's important to look after a dog's paws during periods of cold weather (Image: GETTY).Washing and drying a dog's paws is a good idea after a walk in the snow (Image: GETTY)Dog owners should also be aware of other hazards during snow periods, such as grit.

Rules And Regulations For Pet Grooming And Welfare Services

Rules And Regulations For Pet Grooming And Welfare Services

In the event that dog groomers are asked to close, there is a host of online tutorials to help you keep your pooch’s fur well cared for.If you are struggling to care for your dog financially, charities like the PDSA can help some owners with their vet costs.

Animal rescues by London fire brigade rise 20% in pandemic year

Animal rescues by London fire brigade rise 20% in pandemic year

Firefighters called to 755 animal incidents in 2020, with cats most commonly in need of help.The number of incidents involving foxes attended by the LFB last year nearly doubled, from 32 rescues in 2019 to 61 in 2020.

New Year's Eve fireworks: How to keep your dogs calm and happy this NYE

New Year's Eve fireworks: How to keep your dogs calm and happy this NYE

New Year's Eve fireworks: Due to their sensitive hearing, dogs can find the loud noises fireworks make very distressing (Image: GETTY).New Year's Eve fireworks: Walking dogs before fireworks start can help to reduce stress for pets (Image: GETTY).

Homeless hero risks life to save 16 dogs and cats from burning building

Homeless hero risks life to save 16 dogs and cats from burning building

A homeless man who raced into a burning building saved the lives of 10 cats and six dogs — as well as an animal rescue program for at-risk youth.Without the bravery of Keith Walker, the fire at W-Underdogs might have killed all of the dogs and cats inside.

Autistic boy learns to communicate with the help of his puppy

Autistic boy learns to communicate with the help of his puppy

They love to wear matching outfits (Picture: Together_anything_is_pawsible /Caters)Hayley, who runs a falconry business in Andover, Hants., added: ‘The help Fern gives us every day can’t be underestimated.