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.
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.
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.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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).
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.