Chinese county reconsiders threat to ban dog walking after backlash

Chinese county reconsiders threat to ban dog walking after backlash

A Chinese county has been forced to reassess a ban on people walking their dogs in public after the extreme attempt to stop pet-related incidents and disputes triggered an angry backlash.

By owning a pet, you are doing more damage to the environment than you might realise

By owning a pet, you are doing more damage to the environment than you might realise

When pets can emit twice the carbon emissions of our homes’ electricity and kill up to 200 million wild prey in the UK every year, we cannot stay silent.

4 Reasons the Pandemic Is a Boon for the Pet Industry

4 Reasons the Pandemic Is a Boon for the Pet Industry

Add to this the growing availability of pet supplies online (the sector saw 11.3% percent growth for online sales in 2019 alone) plus the opportunity to connect with veterinarians and other professionals remotely via telehealth and other online options; the industry was well-positioned to take advantage of the COVID-19-induced circumstances.

Playing with dogs can help children be better socially and emotionally

Playing with dogs can help children be better socially and emotionally

Comedian-writer David Walliams' children's books, including the popular The World's Worst series, has been accused of "classism" and "fat-shaming" by food writer-activist Jack Monroe.

From dogs in jeans and sunglasses to eating bento... Japan is taking dog ownership to a whole new level

From dogs in jeans and sunglasses to eating bento... Japan is taking dog ownership to a whole new level

But Japan Airlines offers special charter flights to domestic tourist destinations once a year that let dog owners bring their pets inside the cabin. Ishiyama says that’s because it’s hard to overcome the hurdles associated with dog ownership in Japan, and only people who are really committed to owning dogs do so.

Pets help boost health of older people: Study

Pets help boost health of older people: Study

Helping older people find low-cost ways to support pet ownership, while not sacrificing other important relationships and priorities is an investment in overall mental and physical health," said Cathleen Connell, Professor at the varsity.

Who gets to keep the dog in a divorce?

Who gets to keep the dog in a divorce?

First picture of man charged with stabbing dad to death on Surrey train ‘It can be quite harmful to a pet if their routine is upset and you shouldn’t assume you will divide the time in half.’ After coming across so many disputes between former partners and their pets, Vanessa teamed up with Blue Cross to come up with a ‘pet-nuptial’ agreement, a specially created document to plan for pets’ futures and help avoid heartache if a relationship should end.

Christmas puppies have each been named after Santa's reindeer

Christmas puppies have each been named after Santa's reindeer

(Picture: SWNS- Cambridge) The dogs will remain at the home to be cared for over Christmas Day and until they are old enough to go to their ‘forever’ home.

Credit Cards for Pet Expenses

Credit Cards for Pet Expenses

In 2013, for example, the CFPB ordered CareCredit (who was issued by GE Capital Retail Bank at the time) to pay $34.1 million in refunds to their cardholders for deceptive health-care credit card enrollment practices.

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Much of the time, cat people love cats at the expense of dogs. When it comes to cat people vs. To boot, we can smugly gossip about the fact cats and dogs are like, 100 times more adorable than babies.

Woman almost lost her leg after dog mauled her in front of grandchildren

Woman almost lost her leg after dog mauled her in front of grandchildren

Theresa Anderson needed a skin graft as doctors battled to save her leg after the attack from the Staffie-type dog in Barrow, Cumbria. She suffered horrific injuries in the attack in Barrow, Cumbria (Picture: SWNS)

Dog news: Warning after greedy pooch swallows EIGHT-INCH metal skewer

Dog news: Warning after greedy pooch swallows EIGHT-INCH metal skewer

Dog news: Warning after greedy pooch swallows EIGHT-INCH metal skewer VETS have performed life-saving surgery on a dog which swallowed an eight-inch metal skewer along with a chicken kebab.

Dogs could help you get a date and make you look more attractive, research finds

Dogs could help you get a date and make you look more attractive, research finds

They flock to Donut – “a particularly cute dog,” he says – and he often finds himself surrounded by a gaggle of young women who want to know how old she is (4), if he raised her from a puppy (yes) and if they can pet her (sure).

Owning a pet increases chance of happiness, says study

Owning a pet increases chance of happiness, says study

Experts who polled 1,000 dog and cat owners over the age of 55, and 1,000 adults of the same age without a pet, found those with canine and feline companionships were twice as likely to consider themselves a success.

Dog owners have lower risk of death, according to new study in Scientific Journal

Dog owners have lower risk of death, according to new study in Scientific Journal

Picture: Alex Coppel.Source:News Corp AustraliaThe odds of having a heart attack at all were 11 per cent lower in single dog owners.“A very interesting finding in our study was that dog ownership was especially prominent as a protective factor in persons living alone,” said study author Tove Fall, “which is a group reported previously to be at higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death than those living in a multi-person household.

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Cat People Vs. Dog People: Can't We All Get Along?

Apart from the small percentage of folks that doesn't like pets (buncha weirdos, amirite?), society falls into two categories: cat people and dog people. Much of the time, cat people love cats at the expense of dogs.