When trainer Wendy Kruger from Woodgreen Pets Charity invited Kratu to participate as part of a rescue dog agility team at Crufts, Swan felt motivated to seek help for her mental health because she wanted to be able to attend — and enjoy it.
Juice spent all day crying in his kennel before he finally found his forever home (Image: Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.
It can also be a symptom of poor gut health, so it’s definitely worth getting your dog checked by their vet.It’s vital to think twice and talk to an exotics vet to ensure you can meet all of the health and welfare needs of a reptile before getting one as a pet.
Even if I did want to talk, I felt like there was no one there to help me or turn to – even though my partner of 12 years, Annette, 56, is the most loving person I know.
Ashton’s fur was severely matted when he was found abandoned (Picture: RSPCA) Poor Ashton was not in a good way when he arrived at Greater Manchester Animal Hospital (Picture: RSPCA) Ashton had to have fur equivalent to 10% of his body weight shaved off by vets (Picture: RSPCA)RSPCA Inspector Ryan King said given Ashton’s poor eyesight it was ‘not surprising the poor dog’ was ‘too terrified’ to move from where he was abandoned.
Sam Lodge, 53, needed 16 stitches and surgery to start fixing her nose (Picture: MEN Media)A woman may never have feeling in her face again after a dog mauled her nose on the street.
The animal charity has launched a campaign called 'Save Our Breath' to urge pet owners to "stop seeing these pets as cute and recognise the serious health issues they face".RSPCA chief vet Caroline Allen has explained that she understands the appeal of flat-faced pooches, but that breeding for these features can compromise a pup’s health and welfare.
(Picture: RSPCA) ‘We’d urge owners never to abandon their pet but to ask for help’ (Picture: RSPCA)The pup, who the team named Sally, is now recovering in one of the charity’s animal centres, and will soon be placed in a foster home when she’s well enough.
Every day, Jeff Praul takes many of the dogs in the animal shelter for a walk, working to build trust and give the animals a feeling of normalcy.
Courtesy Best Friends Animal SocietyThere are two main ways the public can help: by getting pets out of shelters through traditional methods like fostering , adopting, volunteering and donating — and by keeping pets out of shelters in the first place.
While this has brought a myriad of benefits to new dog owners, from helping them cope emotionally with the social isolation and stress of lockdowns to keeping them fit and active, the ending of restrictions has raised fresh challenges, among them how pets fit into their owners’ post-lockdown lifestyle.
They’re scared of the outside world but find confidence in each other (Picture: RSPCA)‘They find a lot of things in this world very scary but as long as they’re touching each other, they’re happy.
Thor has not been a good boy – but he is better now (Picture: Newsflash)A Brazilian dog got itself into a prickly predicament after attacking a porcupine for the second time in a year.Adriano said the councillor took the dog to the clinic, helped with the costs, and brought Thor home afterwards.
The 11-month-old puppy, named Frost, was abandoned as a result of her disability (Image: Yappy Ever After Dog Rescue)Speaking about how best to look after a hearing-impaired puppy, Ms Radford said: "One of the main challenges when caring for a deaf dog is recall.