Mayim Bialik shares why she loves raising her sons with cats

Mayim Bialik shares why she loves raising her sons with cats

Mayim Bialik has three rescue cats (Addie, Frances and Nermal) who have seen her through enormous life changes — both happy and sad."While dogs are lovely, I love my sons being raised with cats because you have to learn a lot of boundaries with cats.

Keep these safety tips in mind before you buy a new dog toy for your furry friend

Keep these safety tips in mind before you buy a new dog toy for your furry friend

Hence, we thought of listing down a few safety tips that every dog owner should keep in mind when they buy a new toy for their dogs.Either way, you must avoid buying an inappropriately sized toy for your dog.

Stop! Don't ignore the signs of dehydration in pet dogs

Stop! Don't ignore the signs of dehydration in pet dogs

According to vets, a dog suffers from dehydration when its body loses more water or fluid than what is actually going in.As soon as you notice signs of dehydration in your pet dog, make sure that it drinks as much water as possible.

Country diary: magpies are not to be seen in black and white terms

Country diary: magpies are not to be seen in black and white terms

For several years, the ivy’s inner reaches have been home to a pair of magpies, whose calls one eminent ornithologist unkindly compared to the sound of machine-gun fire.I counted five magpies flying towards the shot bird.

Here's how you can take care of your pets because they are the most affected during the lockdown

Here's how you can take care of your pets because they are the most affected during the lockdown

It's not just their physical health that at stake, being indoors for long hours without any exercise can lead to anxiety in pets.Avoid doing so because your pet is already without physical activities and it will be wise to not run out of food before the lockdown is over.

Balding puppies nursed back to health with specially-made Christmas jumpers

Balding puppies nursed back to health with specially-made Christmas jumpers

They were taken into Millbrook Animal Centre in Chobham, Surrey, where part of their treatment included wearing specially-made Christmas jumpers to keep them warm and cosy after the loss of their fur made them more likely to feel the chill.

Your essential oil diffuser could be poisoning your cat or dog

Your essential oil diffuser could be poisoning your cat or dog

Vet, Zoe Costigan, from pet wellbeing specialist firm , told : ‘We need to be cautious when it comes to keeping essential oils in our homes as many oils could be potentially toxic to our pets.

Lorde’s right – we shouldn’t work when our pets die

Lorde’s right – we shouldn’t work when our pets die

In the UK, there is no specific law surrounding statutory bereavement leave but it is generally agreed that a number of (usually paid) emergency days can be taken immediately following the death of a dependent or close family member.

How to tackle hair shedding of your pet

How to tackle hair shedding of your pet

Shedding is a natural process in which your pet gets rid of old and dead hair to get a shiny new coat.Shedding tools are specially designed to remove dead hair from the coat and make it smooth and silky.

Wolfgang, the obese beagle, is on his way to losing 65 pounds

Wolfgang, the obese beagle, is on his way to losing 65 pounds

But, Wolfgang uses it more for self-care.“He seems to like floating in the pool more than exercising,” McManis said."We had a real special connection with Wolfgang and really wanted to see him reach his weight loss," McManis said.

Bruey the labrador has lost 2.5 stone after he got a little chunky

Bruey the labrador has lost 2.5 stone after he got a little chunky

Veterinary nurse Amy Hood from White Cross Vets has worked tirelessly with owner Mary Hughes and Petpals dog walker Paul Yates, to achieve the impressive transformation.Paul Yates, from Petpals, said: ‘I have been just as determined as Amy to support Mary in helping Bruey to lose weight.

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died

Describing the accident, which occurred in December on an annual duck hunt with friends and family near Eagle Lake, west of Jackson, Branch, from Monroe, Louisiana, said it was not until he saw the hole in the car that he realized what had happened.

Coping with hair shedding

Coping with hair shedding

1) Infestation and infection: Presence of parasites like fleas and mites triggers hair loss; these infest the dog and irritate the skin, causing severe itching which results in scratching and hair loss . A healthy coat is less likely to have loose hair to shed.

I might be blind but don’t treat me like I am invisible

I might be blind but don’t treat me like I am invisible

A security guard confronted us and said the centre had a no dog policy and asked that we leave immediately (Photo: Laura Radford)Working guide dogs have been around for decades in Britain, but misunderstanding of the support they give to blind and partially-sighted people still lurks.

Tropical disease which can be caught by humans kills first pet in the UK

Tropical disease which can be caught by humans kills first pet in the UK

Vets warn more pets being imported is likely to increase infection rates (Picture: Getty)Earlier this year an English Pointer who never left Essex developed leishmaniasis, with vets believing his owners could have brought sand flies back from spain in their luggage.

Dog disease WARNING: Dog dies from parasitic bug spreading across UK which infects humans

Dog disease WARNING: Dog dies from parasitic bug spreading across UK which infects humans

The most common form is cutaneous leishmaniasis, which presents in skin lesions and ulcers, and crops up in the Americas, Mediterranean basin, Middle East and Central Asia.leishmaniasis human symptoms include lesions and ulcers (Image: GETTY)According to PetMD, there are different categories of symptoms which dogs show when they contract the parasite.

Causes of canine alopecia

Causes of canine alopecia

— are caused due to external parasites, fungal and bacterial skin infections, certain drugs, hormonal/endocrine imbalances. Areas with a poor blood supply do not have healthy hair growth. Bacterial skin infections can cause alopecia with redness, skin crusting, and circular patterns of hair loss.

4 Reasons Why Your Overweight Dog Isn’t Losing Weight

4 Reasons Why Your Overweight Dog Isn’t Losing Weight

2. Extra Feeding by Family Members One of the most common reasons dog weight-loss plans fail is because not all of the humans in the dog’s life are on the same page.

Pudgy pug who weighs MORE THAN A TODDLER made pin-up for pet weight-loss club

Pudgy pug who weighs MORE THAN A TODDLER made pin-up for pet weight-loss club

Podgy pug Sugar is double her ideal weight (Image: PDSA) Twelve-year old Sugar piled on the pounds by not getting enough exercise but she has now been selected for the PDSA’s famous Pet Fit Club to help her fight the flab.

Photographer captures people’s heartbreaking final moments with their pets

Photographer captures people’s heartbreaking final moments with their pets

Olesya cries out after she is told her dog, Sam, is dead (Picture: Ross Taylor) The loss of a pet is a pain that’s difficult to put into words. Anyone who has loved a pet will feel the raw emotion of Last Moments, a photo series by Ross Taylor .