They’re just hairy babies after all (Picture: Getty Images/EyeEm)There are few things more apt to pull at your heartstrings than a crying puppy.
Several speakers at the Cheltenham science festival – among them experts on birds, pets and biodiversity – have said that cats should be kept indoors at night, such is the bloody trail of rampage they leave on their surroundings.Some figures suggest domestic cats kill 27m birds each year in the UK alone, along with 250,000 bats.
Nikki was not sure whether she would manage to give Scottie all the care he needed.He also always wanted to be petted, so Nikki kept him like her little shadow.From the very beginning, Nikki knew that Scottie was the most determined little kitten.
Lacy spent that final year that I lived at home sleeping with me every night.She is now in a dog buggy, as she can’t walk for very long and it is the best way to keep her with me for as much of the day as possible.
Vegan diets are healthier and safer for dogs than conventional meat-based diets, according to the largest study to date, as long as they are nutritionally complete.
It all started when Curtis stepped onto the award show stage with an adorable little dog named Mac & Cheese to give a tribute to the late Betty White, who helped countless animals throughout her life , during the in memoriam segment.
Alas, dogs aren’t allowed to hang out in the restaurant, but they can spend time in Bar31 (Picture: )As a vegetarian, I don’t usually opt for Chinese food due to limited choice but there was an entire plant-based menu – I found it really hard to choose, which is a great problem to have as a veggie.
She loves people but only has her cuddly toys for comfort at night (Picture: RSPCA)Meet Bella, the lonely lurcher who is in desperate need of a forever home.‘Bella is a friendly, affectionate dog who loves to spend time with people,’ they added.
When I look back it opens its mouth in a silent O.Instead of letting it in, I go outside and lead the cat round the corner, where I get down on my hands and knees on the mossy bricks to demonstrate the action of the cat flap.
Nola was a three-month-old, foot-and-a-half-long Lab/shepherd mix with a gold coat she hadn’t quite grown into, eyes that gleamed like large buttons, and a brow that conveyed, in turns, bemusement, befuddlement, and serious thought.Nola didn’t seem that sick — certainly not as sick as the puppies we’d read about online.
“If you let them sleep on the bed with you, they’re going to continue to want to because it’s a nice place to sleep,” Horowitz said.Although some people believe that letting a dog in your bed could lead to behaviour issues in the pet, there’s no evidence co-sleeping creates problems, she said.
Tiger died after being left terrified as people let fireworks off to mark Bonfire Night (Picture: Kayleigh Coates/Getty)A family has been left heartbroken after their dog suffered a suspected heart attack thought to be brought on by the sound of fireworks.
From safe-haven pubs and soundproofed dens to calming Spotify playlists and pheromone diffusers, desperate pet owners are turning to a number of unusual techniques to try to soothe their anxious pets on Bonfire Night .Increasing awareness of the distress caused to animals by pyrotechnics has led to growing backlash against fireworks in recent years.
With several festive celebrations potentially involving fireworks on the horizon, now is a good time to consider how best to help our pets remain as calm and happy as possible.
Claire Haynes, animal behaviourist at national pet charity Blue Cross, agrees that playing calm music can help cover up the sounds of fireworks going off outside.Pets at Home have put together three playlists specifically to help calm your dog down when things beyond your control get loud.
Keeping calm around fireworks yourself will help your pets relax in return – but if they’re already scared and coming to you for some reassurance, then comfort them.It’s important to make sure your dog can’t bolt from the house if they hear loud noises.
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?