Pet owners warned to keep animals away from chocolate at Christmas

Pet owners warned to keep animals away from chocolate at Christmas

Pet owners have been warned to keep their animals away from chocolate this festive season after a dog who ate edible Santa decorations off a Christmas tree was rushed to hospital.

Dog owner dies of devastating bacteria after being licked by pet

Dog owner dies of devastating bacteria after being licked by pet

The man had already contracted sepsis before seeking medical help (Picture: Mader N, et al/European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine)A pet owner died from a rare bacterial infection that rotted his skin after being licked by his dog.

Cupcake the therapy poodle visits hospital to help patients feel better

Cupcake the therapy poodle visits hospital to help patients feel better

Karen Simmons and Cupcake visiting a hospital patient (picture: Caters News Agency)‘Cupcake is an amazing dog who is calm and obedient – she is perfect for the job.

Shiba Inu burned in house fire training to be therapy dog for human burn victims

Shiba Inu burned in house fire training to be therapy dog for human burn victims

The nine-year-old has turned himself around through training (Picture: Care More Animal Hospital)From there, Mandy says she’ll work to get Taka up to standard as a therapy dog for those who’ve been through similar things to him.

Vietnam veteran in hospice care sees beloved dog ‘one last time’

Vietnam veteran in hospice care sees beloved dog ‘one last time’

When the story of their heartwarming reunion made the local newspaper, Nevarez said one of their longtime volunteers, Robert Candelaria, immediately reached out about adopting Patch.“There wasn’t a dry eye in the room,” Danny Nevarez said.

Pensioner who had to have leg amputated is ‘new man’ after reunion with dog

Pensioner who had to have leg amputated is ‘new man’ after reunion with dog

David said he will not let anything come in between him and Harry again and thanked Marie and staff at the care home for reuniting them.

Woman could lose fingers after viscious dog ripped her flesh and ate it

Woman could lose fingers after viscious dog ripped her flesh and ate it

Helen Hayes was left with life changing injuries after being attacked by a sheep dogA woman may need her fingers amputated after her friend’s out-of-control sheepdog ripped the skin off her hand and ate it.

Woman’s ear ripped off by rottweiler she bent down to stroke

Woman’s ear ripped off by rottweiler she bent down to stroke

Steff John has been left permanently disfigured after the dog ripped off her ear (Picture: Media Wales)A woman has lost her ear in a savage attack by a stranger’s rottweiler after she asked to stroke it.

Blind man told he can’t bring guide dog to life-saving hospital appointments

Blind man told he can’t bring guide dog to life-saving hospital appointments

Mark Burchell, 54, pictured with guide dog Judi, survived bladder and prostate cancer in 2017 (Picture: Argus/Sax Rohmer Ltd)‘They were not only affecting my hospital trips but stopping me doing things I’d want to do afterwards, like socialising with friends.

Toddler nearly blinded when dog attacked after she gave it a stroke

Toddler nearly blinded when dog attacked after she gave it a stroke

Isla Williams had been trying to stroke the dog (Picture: Wessex News)A two-year-old girl was nearly blinded during a family day out after a dog lunged for her face, narrowly missing her eye. The dog lunged for her face (Picture: Wessex News).

Dog's 'bloody' paw injury is a warning to pet owners this summer

Dog's 'bloody' paw injury is a warning to pet owners this summer

Despite the severity of the injury, Dutton said that the "wonderful" owner had done nothing wrong, and that the dog had not shown any signs of distress during the mile-long walk.

Dog Hitches Ride On Ambulance Step, Shocks Drivers

Dog Hitches Ride On Ambulance Step, Shocks Drivers

Gaitain reports Nicholson had a short stay in the hospital and was released the same day and brought out to see his dog. He didn’t have to go to the hospital with me, but he did,” said Nicholson.

Dog owners at risk of serious hand injuries caused by collars and leads, surgeons warn

Dog owners at risk of serious hand injuries caused by collars and leads, surgeons warn

Incorrect usage of leads and collars is contributing to “many serious injuries” amongst pet owners, according to the British Society for the Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).

Therapy dogs ‘overwhelmingly’ help children in hospital beat anxiety

Therapy dogs ‘overwhelmingly’ help children in hospital beat anxiety

These very good boys and girls have helped put children in hospital at ease (Picture: PA)Therapy dogs have helped patients at a children’s hospital so much staff are calling for them to be used in wards across the country.

'Warrior queen' kitten fights back from edge of death after being SAVAGED in dog attack

'Warrior queen' kitten fights back from edge of death after being SAVAGED in dog attack

Boudicca the kitten was left with horrific injuries after dog attack (Image: RSPCA)The rare female ginger kitten has been named after the ancient warrior queen because her iron will meant she did not succumb to near catastrophic injuries.

Two people left with ‘serious hand and face injuries’ in dog attack

Two people left with ‘serious hand and face injuries’ in dog attack

‘We want to trace the animal and those who care for it as soon as possible and would urge anyone who saw what happened to contact police immediately.’.

Mother’s agony as six-week-old baby attacked by dog

Mother’s agony as six-week-old baby attacked by dog

Neighbour Teresa Currie, 37, believed Mikey had been left inside alone as her sister’s partner was outside playing football with his children and Lucy’s other kids. Teresa told the Daily Record: ‘The next thing I saw Lucy running out of the house, hands up in the air, screaming.

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

Fatima Rodriguez, a member of a local animal protection organisation, said they are looking for a new owner for Toto and said ‘the person who adopts him should have a closed house’ as there is a risk the dog will escape to go back to the hospital to wait for his owner.

A Great Dane delivered 19 puppies — see the pics

A Great Dane delivered 19 puppies — see the pics

A 4-year-old Great Dane named Cleo recently gave birth to 19 puppies via cesarean section at Kingman Animal Hospital (KAH) in Arizona. as well as driving from Illinois, Nevada (and) California." Cleo, a 4-year-old Great Dane, gave birth to 19 healthy puppies last Saturday in Kingman, Arizona.

Emergency calls for pets eating cannabis surge 765% over past decade

Emergency calls for pets eating cannabis surge 765% over past decade

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) says calls about pets getting high from accidentally eating either edible weed products or the cannabis plant itself have risen 765% over the past decade.