Happy Bonfire Night: How to keep pets safe on Guy Fawkes Night

Happy Bonfire Night: How to keep pets safe on Guy Fawkes Night

The RSPCA estimate that, in the UK, as many as 45 percent of dogs show signs of fear when they hear fireworks and other pets such as cats , small animals and horses can also be spooked and affected by the sounds of Bonfire Night celebrations.

Dog ‘raped by human until intestines fell out’ saved from being put down

Dog ‘raped by human until intestines fell out’ saved from being put down

Olive was found with horrific injuries in the streets of west London (Picture: Olive’s Fight Against BSL)A new home has finally been found for a stray dog who was suspected of being raped by a human before authorities threatened to put her to sleep.

'Riddled with exclusions': pet insurers slapped with a Shonky award

'Riddled with exclusions': pet insurers slapped with a Shonky award

She looked at the fine print of her pet insurance product for the first time and discovered that, although the accident insurance she purchased covered poisoning, the definition was very narrow.

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Flat-faced dog breeds cost twice as much in veterinary bills and average more annual vet visits than other breeds, according to an Australian survey of five years of pet insurance claims.

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

In the book, I list numerous ways to save on pet spending while maintaining a high level of quality and care. Too often, vets have to work with a pet parent's limited budget, meaning they might not be able to follow the ideal medical protocol.

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Much of the time, cat people love cats at the expense of dogs. When it comes to cat people vs. To boot, we can smugly gossip about the fact cats and dogs are like, 100 times more adorable than babies.

Is it worth buying pet insurance?

Is it worth buying pet insurance?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper. We’re getting a cockapoo puppy at Christmas (yes, it’s for life).

Greedy pug leaves owner with £6,000 vet bill after eating kebab stick

Greedy pug leaves owner with £6,000 vet bill after eating kebab stick

Monty the Pug next to the eight-inch kebab stick (Picture: Sharon Vanderhook/SWNS) The eight-inch kebab stick pierced his diaphragm and lungs (Picture: Sharon Vanderhook/SWNS)‘I was saying “sit, sit!” and I just thought he was in a strop ignoring me.

Dog names, cat names: Most popular pet names of 2017

Dog names, cat names: Most popular pet names of 2017

The company has 270,000 cats and dogs on its records and found Bella and Charlie were the most popular names for 2017.Here’s the full list below.1. Bella2. Charlie3.

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

In the book, I list numerous ways to save on pet spending while maintaining a high level of quality and care. The good news is, you don't have to feed low-quality food to save money.

How Seniors Can Tame Pet Care Costs

How Seniors Can Tame Pet Care Costs

Search for low-cost care: Many municipal and nonprofit animal shelters offer free or low-cost spaying and neutering programs and vaccinations, and some work with local vets who are willing to provide care at reduced prices for low-income and senior pet owners.

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Apart from the small percentage of folks that doesn't like pets (buncha weirdos, amirite?), society falls into two categories: cat people and dog people. Much of the time, cat people love cats at the expense of dogs.