Thanks to sustained industry efforts, the injury rate in races is under 2% and most are not serious; 9,997 out of every 10,000 greyhounds that run go home safe.
(Picture: Rex/Kennedy News and Media)A Manchester woman is convinced her little bearded dog is a dead ringer for Billy Connolly.Very similar vibe (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)‘Everybody knows Noddy where we live, he’s like a little celebrity.
A woman has appeared in court on four animal cruelty charges over the deaths of four dogs she left in a hot car while eating inside a nearby restaurant.
The raincoats are especially adorable (Picture: Zara)Meanwhile, for dogs who prefer a muted look, Zara is also selling a quilted jacket that will keep them warm and on-trend at the same time.The accessories are stylish too (Picture: Zara)Even better, all the products are currently on sale.
No look is worth an animal suffering (Picture: Getty Images/Shutterstock)Regardless of whether you like the look, a dog’s ears should never be cropped.There are some cases that may medically necessitate the removal of part or all of a dog’s ear flap, but cropping refers to an unnecessary procedure done just to achieve a specific look.
A survey of 1,000 dog owners by the charity Guide Dogs found Wham’s classic is the most beloved by canines, with 10% of the votes, followed by Jingle Bells (9%) and All I Want for Christmas is You by Mariah Carey (6%).Those who took part in the survey said their animals liked upbeat tracks, compared to quieter, slower or instrumental ones.
They rarely reported what the questions were, but you can guess: “How much love will ever be enough for this dog?”; “How can I tell if my cat’s being sarcastic?” In fact, the most regretted pet was a rabbit.
Jayne Haggett, 54, has managed to forgive her cheeky one-year-old cocker spaniel, Barney (Picture: Media Wales)We’ve all heard the one about the dog eating the homework – but what about when the cocker spaniel goes for your false teeth?
Elizabeth de Val, also known as Eli, the seven-year-old paint horse and one-year-old Rumba – a border collie cross Australian shepherd – became best buds when the dog joined the family in 2020.‘Rumba comes with me anytime I go to see or ride Eli,’ said Océane (Picture: @eli_and_rumba/ Caters News Agency).
I look down.“Not now,” I say.‘No, of course I don’t like corgis.’ Illustration: Peter Gamlen/The GuardianA few days later my wife rings me.“Do you like corgis?” she says.“What does that mean?” I say.“We’re going to look at a kitten,” my wife says.
Mars Petcare, makers of Whiskas and Pedigree, gives employees 10 hours of paid leave to look after a new pet, and after that they can bring the animal to work.A Manchester IT company, BitSol Solutions, gives staff a week of paid leave.
TEN lucky people will be paid to look at pictures of dogs to test whether they can alleviate stress levels.Each candidate will be paid £20 an hour to wear a heart rate monitor and look at pictures of dogs as they go about their day, except taking hourly breaks to look at a series of pre-prepared dog images.
While I’m always pleasantly surprised when in rains for four straight hours instead of seven, this can make it difficult to balance the tortoise’s desire to be outside with spring’s eccentric schedule.“Harold,” says the cat.“Keep trying,” I say.When I look up an hour later, the grapes and the tortoise are gone.
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(Picture: Getty Images/Westend61)One of the most popular indoor orchids, the moth orchid flowers twice a year and likes bright light but shade it from direct sunlight and move it to a shadier spot in summer.