Victoria announces first pet census for data on health, costs and social benefits

Victoria announces first pet census for data on health, costs and social benefits

The Victorian government has announced the state’s first pet census to gather crucial information about owners and their furry, feathered and scaly friends.

'She's a yapper!' Tiniest dog in Britain is chihuahua Daisy - smaller than bag of SUGAR

'She's a yapper!' Tiniest dog in Britain is chihuahua Daisy - smaller than bag of SUGAR

A TINY chihuahua weighing less than a bag of sugar has claimed the unofficial title of Britain's smallest dog.Daisy is a tiny Chihuahua cross, weighing in at less than 2lb.Mrs Sheppard said: “I can’t imagine any dog is smaller than her.

Jack Russell filmed behind wheel after owner taught her to drive

Jack Russell filmed behind wheel after owner taught her to drive

Cameron told ABC he was on his family’s land in Hamilton moving sheep one day when he thought ‘now is the time I could teach the dog to drive’.

'Gentle' dog abandoned outside police station looking for loving forever home

'Gentle' dog abandoned outside police station looking for loving forever home

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Alabama woman killed by pack of ‘dangerous dogs,' police say

Alabama woman killed by pack of ‘dangerous dogs,' police say

A dog owner has been charged with manslaughter after an Alabama Department of Public Health employee is believed to have been killed by a pack of "dangerous dogs" last week while following up on a report of an earlier attack by the same dogs, according to police.

Dog pokes head out of rabbit hole after 56 hours in underground maze

Dog pokes head out of rabbit hole after 56 hours in underground maze

Flossie the dog was very pleased to escape from the warren (Picture: SWNS)The incredible moment a dog was reunited with her owner after more than two days buried underground was captured on video.

Dog SURVIVES after plunging off 66ft cliff and becoming trapped

Dog SURVIVES after plunging off 66ft cliff and becoming trapped

A volunteer crew received an assistance request from her owner after the pup chased a ball belonging to another dog before falling off the cliff.Dog SURVIVES after plunging off 66ft cliff and becoming trapped (Image: RNLI/Arbroath RNLI) The RNLI navigated towards the narrow gully to search for Skye.

Elderly rescue dog struggling in kennels desperate to find loving retirement home

Elderly rescue dog struggling in kennels desperate to find loving retirement home

Daisy is struggling with life in a kennel at the Hillfield Animal Home (Image: RSPCA).

Dog warning: Owners face eye-watering £5,000 fine if they don’t add major detail to collar

Dog warning: Owners face eye-watering £5,000 fine if they don’t add major detail to collar

DOG owners could face hefty fines if they fail to include a key detail on their pet's collar.Owners that walk their pets without a tag that includes these details could be fined as much as £5,000.Not only can UK dog owners face huge fines but in some cases may even face jail time.

Dogs and their owners test the most durable dog toys

Dogs and their owners test the most durable dog toys

Sandy chews on this a couple of times a day and her owners leave it in her bed to play with, as it’s too big/heavy for a dog of her size to carry around.

Because I’m woof it! How dog grooming became big business

Because I’m woof it! How dog grooming became big business

Why does it matter what my tail looks like?” Simons is under no illusions about his profession: “People say, ‘I’ve booked him in for a treat, for a spa day,’ but dogs don’t want to be here.

How to teach children to be safe around dogs

How to teach children to be safe around dogs

Whilst we can never know what a dog is thinking or feeling, teaching your children some basic doggy body language can be very useful, so they can see if a dog is feeling happy or scared.

Dog rips skin off woman’s nose when she tries to stroke it

Dog rips skin off woman’s nose when she tries to stroke it

Sam Lodge, 53, needed 16 stitches and surgery to start fixing her nose (Picture: MEN Media)A woman may never have feeling in her face again after a dog mauled her nose on the street.

Watch crushed puppy emerging from debris ALIVE and reuniting with owner in Ukraine

Watch crushed puppy emerging from debris ALIVE and reuniting with owner in Ukraine

The poor dog was trapped under debris but emerged alive with the help of rescuers (Image: [email protected]@Gerashchenko_en)Mr Herashchenko wrote that the owner of the puppy nearly died himself until he too was saved by the rescuing services.

Horror of daily life in Ukraine laid bare by guide to walking dogs without being blown up

Horror of daily life in Ukraine laid bare by guide to walking dogs without being blown up

Horror of daily life in Ukraine laid bare by guide to walking dogs without being blown up.THE HORROR that Ukrainians face in their daily life has been revealed after a charity published guidance for people on how to walk their dogs without being killed.

Pet owners may struggle to get care as vets threaten to quit amid pandemic crisis

Pet owners may struggle to get care as vets threaten to quit amid pandemic crisis

Dr Samantha Webster, a vet at Joii Pet Care, said: “The wider veterinary profession is under extreme pressure currently due to so many factors including staff shortages, rises in pet ownership and longer, unsociable working hours.

Kev the French Bulldog puppy loves learning to skateboard

Kev the French Bulldog puppy loves learning to skateboard

Caroline, a holiday park owner, from Dorchester, Dorset, said: ‘I have to put his skateboard on the table at nighttime so he doesn’t chew it to bits.

New Zealand’s cats are decimating native wildlife – should they be treated as pests?

New Zealand’s cats are decimating native wildlife – should they be treated as pests?

Like many New Zealand cat owners who believe feral rather than domestic cats are the problem however, Boyd insists her pets mainly hunt mice and rats rather than birds.

Heartbreaking bark as dog lost in Ukraine war reunites with her owner 'A little positive'

Heartbreaking bark as dog lost in Ukraine war reunites with her owner 'A little positive'

The post on Kastus Kalinouskiv Battalion's Facebook page said: “A little positive in these difficult times.“During Bucha's release we found Nessy, the dog, left alone.“But thanks to our friends we found her hosts and today she is back to them.

Dog who had 'never been outside' saved from barn where she was kept with 44 other animals

Dog who had 'never been outside' saved from barn where she was kept with 44 other animals

RSPCA rescue dog Ellie still waiting for home after 450 days.Ellie was found with over 40 other dogs in a ramshackle barn (Image: RSPCA Wales).