Deaf sheepdog returns to work after learning sign language

Deaf sheepdog returns to work after learning sign language

Eight-year-old collie Peggy was given up by her previous owners after going deaf (Picture: PA)A sheepdog who was given up by her previous owners after losing her hearing is back at work after learning how to read hand signals.

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.

Mandy Moore pays tribute after dog Joni dies 'very unexpectedly'

Mandy Moore pays tribute after dog Joni dies 'very unexpectedly'

Mandy Moore is mourning the loss of her dog Joni, who died Monday night.Moore, who is pregnant with her first child , also wrote that Joni devoured food and loved her other dog, Jackson, and her husband, Taylor Goldsmith .“To know her, was to love her.

Lost cat turns up thousands of miles away in Alaska. Here's how he got home

Lost cat turns up thousands of miles away in Alaska. Here's how he got home

Clevenger said that it wasn't until she read the post in more detail that she realized that Panda had been found at a Home Depot in Kenai, Alaska.

Sodium bicarbonate: Excessive cleaning in the pandemic is making pets sick

Sodium bicarbonate: Excessive cleaning in the pandemic is making pets sick

The disinfectants which we use to clean the house and the furniture again leads to skin-related allergies like rashes, dry skin, and hair fall” shares Dr Sonune.

Vets urge caution on waterside dog walks after greyhound swallows fishing hook

Vets urge caution on waterside dog walks after greyhound swallows fishing hook

A night time walk could have cost Sean his life (Picture: My Family Vets)On the evening of 18 September Sean’s owner Angela Reed-Fox took her greyhound Sean for a walk, but noticed something was off about him.

Toad the dog is dressing up in Halloween costumes every day in October

Toad the dog is dressing up in Halloween costumes every day in October

While Amy and her husband were stuck inside, they used their time to create a dedicated Instagram and Tiktok page for Toad, to share his cuteness and his costumes with the world.

My dog was one of the loves of my life, and now he’s gone

My dog was one of the loves of my life, and now he’s gone

I cuddled and comforted Bolshy when he first came home (Picture: Jen Barton Packer)We met Bolshy as a tiny puppy, along with his siblings and mum, at his breeders’ house in Essex.It’s also very much what love looks like in my human relationships: with my mother, my husband and my children.

A dog is for life, not just lockdown: how to buy a healthy puppy in a pandemic

A dog is for life, not just lockdown: how to buy a healthy puppy in a pandemic

That many responsible, licensed dog breeders have closed their waiting lists, following a huge increase in demand during lockdown, while unscrupulous sellers are cashing in on soaring prices?Before lockdown, a pedigree or a designer-breed puppy (like a poochon) would typically cost up to £1,500, she said.

My pandemic epiphany: realizing the hole in my life was cat-shaped

My pandemic epiphany: realizing the hole in my life was cat-shaped

I’ve lived in the same place for nine years, but it’s always felt like a temporary arrangement.Now I live with a cat, and I can’t be said to own her, either.

Have you ever thought if dogs dream?

Have you ever thought if dogs dream?

According to a study, researchers found out that memories play at the same speed during sleep for dogs as when they are awake.The study believes that dogs sleep and images of past events replay in their minds in a much similar way as it does in human minds while dreaming.

From new hairstyle to fancy raincoats; furry pooches look their best this monsoon

From new hairstyle to fancy raincoats; furry pooches look their best this monsoon

Falling prey to parasites is the biggest trouble for dogs, especially during monsoon, and to curb this, pet owners are ensuring that their pooches remain always clean.So, one must take care that the pet is drinking clean water and ensure that they are given all the required vaccines.

Hope Solo 'heartbroken' after her dog is shot in 'heinous act'

Hope Solo 'heartbroken' after her dog is shot in 'heinous act'

Hope Solo and her husband, Jerramy Stevens, are in shock after one of their dogs was shot earlier this week.We‘ve heard that there are developments in canine prosthetics and would love any information about getting Conan a new front leg!— Hope Solo (@hopesolo).

Dogs working from home during coronavirus crisis? There's an Instagram account for that

Dogs working from home during coronavirus crisis? There's an Instagram account for that

That bit of happiness became @DogsWorkingFromHome, an Instagram account dedicated to the pets that both enliven and complicate working remotely.Thanks to a callout on Billie and Ollie’s account, Polchleb says he has had hundreds of submissions to the account on its first day live.

Let them soar: A sweet story of baby parrots

Let them soar: A sweet story of baby parrots

I was at my office and received a call from my husband asking me to come home immediately.I rushed home to find two small feeble chicks (kids of parrots) in a shoe box.One day the younger one slipped while trying to fly.

Watch this cat say 'well hi!' like a perfect Southern gentleman

Watch this cat say 'well hi!' like a perfect Southern gentleman

Gambino is really talkative…for a cat !A video his human mom happened to record of him saying “well hi!” like a perfect Southern gentleman is going absolutely viral, and we can’t stop watching it.

Woman turns the space under her stairs into a luxury dog house

Woman turns the space under her stairs into a luxury dog house

Kimberly and her husband did all the work themselves (Picture: jersey.thegoldengirl/Instagram) They began by adding a door then installing electric (Picture: jersey.thegoldengirl/Instagram) Jersey even has her own mailbox (Picture: jersey.thegoldengirl/Instagram)The couple even had a custom artwork made to look just like Jersey.

Mum spends £40,000 of life savings to rescue stray dogs in Cyprus

Mum spends £40,000 of life savings to rescue stray dogs in Cyprus

Dimitra Andreou was extremely upset at seeing the dogs suffering on the streets (Picture: Caters)A British mum who spent all her time and money to care for tick-covered dogs living in horrendous conditions said it was ‘the best thing she has ever done’.

Dog with no nose rescued from death and new owner says she’s perfect

Dog with no nose rescued from death and new owner says she’s perfect

Kate said: ‘We adopted Bonnie from Beacon Animal Rescue Centre which is run by my best friend Rebecca.The pooch regularly delights her 14,000 fans with new pictures on Instagram (Picture: Caters News Agency)Despite her mistreatment in life, Kate says Bonnie is not wary of humans at all and is one of the ‘best things’ to happen to her.

3D printing and spine surgery helps paralyzed dog walk again

3D printing and spine surgery helps paralyzed dog walk again

St. Francis Veterinary Center of South JerseyWhen Loraine knew something wasn't right with her husband's "best buddy" she took him to Saint Francis Veterinary Center outside Philadelphia where doctors told her he needed emergency spine surgery .The procedure was necessary but also very risky, as Andy’s bones and blood vessels all fit into a space as small as a human finger.