Shelter’s oldest rescue dog finally finds a loving home to live out his last days

Shelter’s oldest rescue dog finally finds a loving home to live out his last days

Poor old Duke was abandoned in an empty house and left to starve (Picture: SWNS)When Duke the Akita was found scared and abandoned in an empty house, he was underweight, had severe muscle loss, and his legs were covered in sores.

Chubby dog transformed as 5k runs help him lose 4kg

Chubby dog transformed as 5k runs help him lose 4kg

His new owner said: ‘When I used to pick him up, he was like a big, heavy marshmallow’ (Picture: Mercury Press)A bichon frise who weighed a whopping 13.5kg looks completely different after going on a diet and getting plenty of exercise.

Vsod: COVID deaths result in rise of orphaned and abandoned pets in India

Vsod: COVID deaths result in rise of orphaned and abandoned pets in India

A few weeks ago, Bengaluru-based animal welfare organisation Let’s Live Together got to know about Buddy, a five-year-old Indie dog, who had lost his pet parent, an 87-year-old man, to COVID-19.Buddy, a five-year-old Indie dog, who had lost his pet parent, is looking for a loving home.

Mumbaikars opt for microchipping to keep pets safe

Mumbaikars opt for microchipping to keep pets safe

Microchipping can be done for dogs and cats and is a popular trend abroad.Adds pet parent, Swathi Sundararanjan, “I recently got my Cooper, my Golden Retriever pup, microchipped.Hearing loss, for example, can be one sign to look for.

Shop TODAY exclusive: Save up to 74% on jewelry, headphones and more

Shop TODAY exclusive: Save up to 74% on jewelry, headphones and more

From fancy French soaps and lotions to Bluetooth headphones, we tracked down the best deals on items worth buying in the name of self-care.

Losing a pet: How to talk to kids about the death of a pet

Losing a pet: How to talk to kids about the death of a pet

For younger children, a pet's death can even be their first introduction to the concept of loss and parents may find books like "I'll Always Love You" - a book about losing a friend and expressing love - a good starting point.

Ellen Pompeo looks to Meredith Grey for strength after beloved dog's death

Ellen Pompeo looks to Meredith Grey for strength after beloved dog's death

In a on Saturday, Pompeo thanked her supporters for their love after hearing of Valentino’s passing, saying she has been reflecting on her work as Dr. Meredith Grey to work through her loss.

UK pet bereavement helplines report big rise in calls during Covid

UK pet bereavement helplines report big rise in calls during Covid

Animal bereavement helplines have reported a big increase in calls during the coronavirus pandemic, charities have said, as it emerged that comedian and actor Miranda Hart was taking time off to grieve the loss of her beloved dog Peggy.

Lisa Vanderpump mourns the loss of beloved dog Giggy

Lisa Vanderpump mourns the loss of beloved dog Giggy

Lisa Vanderpump and her husband, Ken Todd, are mourning the loss of their beloved dog, Giggy.She continued, explaining, “Our sweet Gigolo was such an incredible, unique dog, but mainly, because of him, we started The Vanderpump Dog Foundation and embarked on our mission to save as many dogs as possible.”.

Kaley Cuoco and husband Karl Cook pay tribute as rescue dog dies

Kaley Cuoco and husband Karl Cook pay tribute as rescue dog dies

Kaley also shared a sweet message about Petunia on her Instagram Story, thanking Paws For Life K9 Rescue for rescuing her in the first place.In Karl’s Instagram post, he shared several pictures and videos of Petunia, including a photograph of the dog sleeping on a sofa alongside Kaley.

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.