Brave service dogs awarded for saving lives and fighting crime

Brave service dogs awarded for saving lives and fighting crime

BBC News presenter Rich Preston gave the Lifesaver award to German shepherd Calli and PC Megan West, 28 – who prevented a man from taking his own life in June.PC Megan West and German Shepard Calli helped prevent a man from taking his own life (Picture: PA).

‘UK’s loneliest dog’ looking for a home after four years in the shelter

‘UK’s loneliest dog’ looking for a home after four years in the shelter

Sue has already learnt basic commands like ‘sit’ and ‘paw’ (Picture: Jam Press) The lurcher is very affectionate and loves playing with her toys (Picture: Jam Press) Sue has watched 941 of her kennel-mates get adopted (Picture: Jam Press)Sue needs an experienced owner who can help continue her training as she has some challenging behaviours she needs to unlearn.

Fit in my 40s: am I fat-shaming my dog if we work out together?

Fit in my 40s: am I fat-shaming my dog if we work out together?

He managed that, but by this time had had quite a lot of ham and, somehow, so had I.Paw patrol: three ways to exercise with your dog.You may need to hone your own fitness before you start running with your dog, in other words.

See Cher help 'world's loneliest elephant' in new documentary trailer

See Cher help 'world's loneliest elephant' in new documentary trailer

Cher traveled to Pakistan and Cambodia to document Kaavan's journey to his new home.

'Meant to be': Man finds loving home for senior rescue dog 3 days before dying

'Meant to be': Man finds loving home for senior rescue dog 3 days before dying

In the spring of 2019, Pawpaw needed a new home because his owner was dying.John Weston adopted Pawpaw from Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco.

Can you walk dogs in the snow? Does snow hurt dogs paws?

Can you walk dogs in the snow? Does snow hurt dogs paws?

It's important to look after a dog's paws during periods of cold weather (Image: GETTY).Washing and drying a dog's paws is a good idea after a walk in the snow (Image: GETTY)Dog owners should also be aware of other hazards during snow periods, such as grit.

These are the 'wackiest' pet names of 2020

These are the 'wackiest' pet names of 2020

The wackiest dog and cat names of 2020 are Scarlett No Haira and Edgar Allan Paw. Nationwide, which insures more than 800,000 pets in the United States, shared some of the most whimsical names of the year from its database and asked clients to vote for their favorites.

Cher travels to Pakistan to help rescue 'world's loneliest elephant'

Cher travels to Pakistan to help rescue 'world's loneliest elephant'

After a years-long battle waged by animal rights groups and activists, Kaavan, dubbed the "world's loneliest elephant," will depart a Pakistani zoo for a better life in a sanctuary in Cambodia.

Wiggle India: Of pet sanitisers, probiotics and vitamin treats

Wiggle India: Of pet sanitisers, probiotics and vitamin treats

The pandemic has shot up the demand for masks, sanitisers, immunity-boosting edibles all across the world - not just for humans, but pets too!It gives you a safe, natural, and convenient way to kill germs on your pet's paws and body.

Streetwear Culture Goes to the Dogs

Streetwear Culture Goes to the Dogs

My name is Christopher Cargnoni and I’m the founder of Fresh Pawz, a pet brand dedicated to the streetwear culture.Being in the retail world my entire life, I’m super passionate about brand building and creating products that people can connect to, so I started to research the pet market.

Mumbai’s pets put their stylish paws forward in the rains

Mumbai’s pets put their stylish paws forward in the rains

It’s clear that while pet parents have their rainy-day dressing in place, they are also adding a dash of style to their pooches’ rain gear.The minute the sky turns dark, Colaba-based stylist Mili Shivjiani Puri gets her pet dog Malibu all dressed up to go out in the rain.

Unwanted abandoned dog finds home with autistic woman feeling lonely

Unwanted abandoned dog finds home with autistic woman feeling lonely

Beauty has found a home with her new human Cheryl who is on the autism spectrum (Picture: RSPCA / SWNS)She said: ‘I will never forget the day this amazing dog came into my life.

Dog thrown over bridge to die - Romania crisis as pets abandoned during lockdown

Dog thrown over bridge to die - Romania crisis as pets abandoned during lockdown

A dog was thrown over a bridge into a river to drown in Romania during the coronavirus lockdown (Image: PAWS2RESCUE) The terrified pet was saved by Paws2Rescue after being cruelly abandoned by her owner (Image: PAWS2RESCUE)The dog, now called Esther, is in a foster home and will be put up for adoption.

Plea to find home for puppy confined in pen while family played with other dog

Plea to find home for puppy confined in pen while family played with other dog

Sue was persuaded to stay in Zante after seeing one too many puppies dumped in boxes (Picture: Healing Paws Animal Rescue/Sue Deeth) Raymond is being taken to a dog behaviourist to get him used to life out of his pen (Picture: Healind Paws/Sue Deeth)Raymond has been tested clear for bloodbourne illnesses and has had his vaccinations.

Animal cruelty: Pregnant dog loses puppies after sick owner ties stomach with wire

Animal cruelty: Pregnant dog loses puppies after sick owner ties stomach with wire

A pregnant dog was abandoned with wire tied around her stomach killing her puppies (Image: PAWS2RESCUE)“Our rescuers saw her running in pain in the fields.“After hours persevering, they were able to catch her and take her to the vet.“What we saw was horrifying, the extent of the cruelness of the human mind to harm any living animal broke our hearts in two.

Pets stolen, slaughtered and turned into bar snacks in Cambodia’s dog meat trade

Pets stolen, slaughtered and turned into bar snacks in Cambodia’s dog meat trade

Many dogs are hanged from trees as a cheap method of slaughter (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) Former restaurant owner Khieu Chan watches Four Paws team members rescue dogs from a facility in Takeo province (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) A woman prepares dog meat for customers at a slaughterhouse in Siem Reap (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)Four Paws initially met with the owner of the slaughterhouse who said he was desperate to get out of the business.

There’s a pop-up coming to London next week and it’s just for dogs

There’s a pop-up coming to London next week and it’s just for dogs

They can get as messy as they want, playing with leaves, rolling around in the dirt or hunt for Proper Treats – the newly launched dog snack from Lily’s Kitchen – in fact, there’s an actual wheelbarrow filled with the goodies.

Automatic Dog Paw Cleaner, Portable Waterproof Pet Feet cleaner/Washer/Brush Cup for Dogs & Cats

Automatic Dog Paw Cleaner, Portable Waterproof Pet Feet cleaner/Washer/Brush Cup for Dogs & Cats

It uses soft silicone bristles to effectively absorb dust, dirt, and sand.The one switch button and charging port are equipped with silicone seal and waterproof protection.Put your pet's foot into the paw washer wait 10sec or until it clean.

Pawdicures are a thing! People are wearing matching nail polish with their dogs

Pawdicures are a thing! People are wearing matching nail polish with their dogs

Some sport bright colors and fun designs:Others are ready for holiday festivities:While a professional groomer can help, you can also try it yourself as long as you use a non-toxic, pet-friendly polish.Summers DIYed the pawdicure and said said her pup Duncan was loving it.

Dogs with Jobs: What’s involved in training a police dog?

Dogs with Jobs: What’s involved in training a police dog?

These dog specialists will put the put the future paw-lice officers to the test, looking at their natural instincts to see if they have what it takes to enter the force.