Ricky Gervais among stars urging Boris Johnson to help end exotic pet trade

Ricky Gervais among stars urging Boris Johnson to help end exotic pet trade

Sonul Badiani-Hamment, UK external affairs adviser at World Animal Protection, said that a global effort is needed to end the exotic pet trade.

Coronavirus UK: Dog helps neighbours deliver letters during pandemic

Coronavirus UK: Dog helps neighbours deliver letters during pandemic

Nugget is dropping off letters from Ava’s next door neighbour (Picture: Sarah Jayne)The coronavirus pandemic has revealed heroes across the world – like the woman in self-isolation who leaves packed lunches outside her house for strangers or the woman who gets her entire neighbourhood to sing for her fiancé’s 30th birthday .

Men wrote a note asking to walk neighbors' dog — and the dog responded

Men wrote a note asking to walk neighbors' dog — and the dog responded

Jack McCrossan and his three housemates aren't allowed to have a pet in the home they recently began renting in Bristol, England, so they decided to write a letter to their new neighbors asking if they could walk or play with their dog sometime.

Teenager writes a CV to her mum applying for the job of puppy owner

Teenager writes a CV to her mum applying for the job of puppy owner

Kayla and Bandit will be spending Christmas together (Picture: Kayla Severi/Caters News) Just look at that handsome face (Picture: Kayla Severi/Caters News)Kayla said: ‘When she got home, I’d laid out the lollies and my work on the kitchen table, and then I asked her there and then for a puppy.

Pictured: The ‘wonderful’ dog who did a ‘great job’ in killing al-Baghdadi

Pictured: The ‘wonderful’ dog who did a ‘great job’ in killing al-Baghdadi

Donald Trump praised the dog that chased al-Baghdadi on Twitter last night (Picture: AP/PA)A military working dog injured during the mission to kill Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been praised as it was revealed he is already back at work.

A letter to... my dog

A letter to... my dog

‘On our walks together, you gave me the freedom to think clearly’: the letter you always wanted to write.She had been spending more and more time away from the family, isolated in her room, bad-tempered and unsociable.

What can I do about three cat-murdering dogs in a neighbourhood yard?

What can I do about three cat-murdering dogs in a neighbourhood yard?

If it happened again you’d always wonder whether you could have stopped it, and you know how you’d feel if someone could have kept your beloved cat-nephew safe.

Theatre by the Lake has got a decent rep

Theatre by the Lake has got a decent rep

I strongly endorse Robin Hargreaves’s letter (A dignified end for beloved pets , 3 June). • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

A letter to Ruby, my son’s sorely missed cat

A letter to Ruby, my son’s sorely missed cat

I told him of your happy life, and that death came when you were ready: the letter you always wanted to write I felt the need to buy you a tin. I told him of your happy life, filled with love, and that death came when you were ready.

A dog’s (and cat’s) place is on the bed | Brief letters

A dog’s (and cat’s) place is on the bed | Brief letters

Fellow Guardian readers, when you receive your screening letter, please do not ignore it – it saves lives. • I have found a formula that saves embarrassment when I am offered a seat on bus, tube or train (Letters, 5 December).

A letter to… my daughter’s dog

A letter to… my daughter’s dog

You gave my daughter your undivided attention, the security of knowing there was always at least someone who would listen to her and a sense of control over a part of her life.

Widow's Yorkshire terrier seized after it tried to bite postwoman

Widow's Yorkshire terrier seized after it tried to bite postwoman

Tiny Albert has been accused of attacking two people in Epsom (Picture: SWNS)She said: ‘The little dog likes to sit outside, he lays there on his lead and just watches everything go by.