Anna Brose took to Twitter on 15 June to share an interaction with online pet food retailer Chewy after inquiring whether she could return a bag of food after the death of Gus. The Wisconsin-based artist explained that Chewy’s customer service recommended she donate the unopened bag to a shelter, rather than returning it.
A dog caused severe damage to its owners' home after accidentally turning the stove on while sniffing around the hob.Video of the accident was shared by the Southern Platte Fire Protection District to warn owners of the risks unattended dogs could cause.
JACK RUSSELLS have the longest life expectancy of pet dogs in the UK, while French Bulldogs have the shortest, a new study suggests.According to the research, Border Collies had the second-longest life expectancy at 12.1 years, with Springer Spaniels third on 11.92 years.
The new service will revolutionise travelling with pets (Image: Getty) Dogs and cats will be allowed in Pet Friendly rides (Image: Getty)According to the company, riders might also be charged a fee by the driver, for cleaning or repairs, if needed.
(Image: STEVE MORAN)Mr Moran said trainers are using methods that are doing little to stem the rise in dog attacks that has been partly driven by the rise in first-time dog owners.First-time owners not knowing how to train certain breeds has partly fuelled the rise in dog attacks (Image: GETTY).
Mendola sought the help of Texas-based company called ViaGen Pets and Equine, the first and only US firm to offer commercial cloning of dogs and cats.
Emily discovered his hidden talent (Picture: Kennedy News/@trickspaniel)Now the best buddies play tennis multiple times a day.In action (Picture: Kennedy News/@trickspaniel)Their tennis video on Instagram has now been viewed more than 19,800 times and received more than 1,300 likes – and Emily says people constantly message her for dog-training tips.
Très chic (Picture: SWNS)This is Cocoa, the collie mix who has to wear special goggles to save her eyes from the sun’s harmful rays.She has a hereditary immune system condition which means she’ll need these goggles for the rest of her life.
Courtesy Best Friends Animal SocietyThere are two main ways the public can help: by getting pets out of shelters through traditional methods like fostering , adopting, volunteering and donating — and by keeping pets out of shelters in the first place.
She reached out to various authorities in vain until good news came this Tuesday when fire crews began work with the RSPCA to save the trapped spaniel.
‘When dogs are anxious, they display a range of physical signs, depending on what is triggering them,’ explains pet wellness experts Miracle Leaf.‘If they are grieving over the loss of another household pet, they may show these signs during times they associate with this pet.
The results also revealed behavioural changes were stronger for dogs that were reported to have had a friendly relationship with the animal that had died, or who had been their parent or offspring.“Most likely this means that the surviving dog has lost an attachment figure, who provided safety and security,” said Pirrone.
Research shows dogs refuse food, become less active and are more needy when grieving (Image: Getty)Dr Federica Pirrone, one of the study's authors, said: "Dog owners reported several statistically significant changes in the surviving dog after the death of the companion dog, both in terms of activities and emotions.
Raccoon dogs are native to East Asia but have been spotted in the UK (Picture: Mandy Marsh / SWNS / Getty)People have been warned not to approach a very rare ‘raccoon dog’ that is on the loose in Wales.