Vet nurse Sally Frith, who works at Derby PDSA Pet hospital, said: “Daisy has broken a new record – we couldn’t believe the number of coins she’d managed to eat, especially for such a tiny puppy.“The coins had been causing a blockage which, if left, could have been fatal so it’s a good job her owner brought her in to PDSA when she did.
Flapjack the miniature schnauzer was the first dog Emma F Wright began walking.On this day, I realised Flapjack was looking at his own reflection.Whether it’s a little puddle or a fjord, I’m constantly looking at it in different ways, being inspired by it, trying to capture it.
Vet nurse Nina Gibbins is teaching her two-year-old Burmese cat Summer to walk on a lead.Vet nurse Nina Gibbins has been diligently trying to teach her two-year-old Burmese cat Summer to walk on a lead.
Although it may seem obvious, keeping dogs or cats out of certain spaces and remembering to carefully put shoes and bags out of reach in closed cupboards is the most straightforward way to prevent your things from being damaged or soiled by a pet.
“We helped dogs trapped in houses, rescued cats living in tents with their owners, and helped farm animals that had been swept up in the flood waters.
Campaigners have argued that breeds that are part wildcat are unsuitable for most pet owners owing to their complex needs, and put pressure on rare felines in the wild because an increased demand for these cats means some breeders resort to the illegal wildlife trade to find wildcats to breed from.
As more people return to physical workplaces, fears are growing that new owners may try to sell on dogs on to inappropriate homes or simply abandon them.
A calf from last year stands alone, nibbling bramble leaves, more bored by the idleness than hungry.‘Fed before dawn, the beasts now lie cudding, eyes half closed, contented.’ Photograph: Sarah LaughtonI move among them familiarly; all born on the farm, they have been handled from an early age.
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Neck says vaccinations and diets are more common and much more complicated issues for vets.Photograph: Dorling Kindersley/Getty ImagesBut there’s a complication in the dog world – some vaccines given yearly may protect for longer than that but they are not approved to be given, say, every three years.
For new doggy travellers, start with short trips to see how your dog takes to car travel and life on the road.Equally, if your dog is elderly, has health issues or simply does not like to travel, then you should make sure that taking them with you is the best option.
This is mainly developmental – a young dog will experience distress in the moment: “I’m on my own and I don’t like it.” As it gets older, Firth says, “it will start to worry that it’s going to have that horrible feeling – worry about worrying, which is essentially what anxiety is.
“They have been stigmatised as evil because they are thought to be amoral,” says the philosopher and writer John Gray, author of Feline Philosophy: Cats and the Meaning of Life .“Cats are a window outside the human world,” says Gray, “They are themselves, and they stay themselves.
The four-year-old dog has slowly started to become more comfortable around people, but life in a shelter causes more Epiphany a lot of stress – so it really would be helpful for her to find a permanent home before Christmas.
Street photographer Dimpy Bhalotia works out where she will spend the next month shooting by walking in the direction of the sun.I spent two and a half months returning every day to one beach, and I never once asked anybody to do anything.”.
After an hour of trying to cajole my dog Lyra into watching DOGTV – which launched in the UK and Europe this morning – I had some pressing questions: “What am I doing with my life?” and “why is this starting to feel like that scene in A Clockwork Orange?”.
Lindsey Manton’s tattoo of her yorkshire terrier, Kimi.Photograph: Lindsey Manton/Guardian Community.Photograph: Stephanie/Guardian Community.Photograph: Valeria/Guardian Community.Photograph: Jennifer/Guardian Community.Photograph: Andrew Lewis/Guardian Community.Photograph: Nicholas Cook/Guardian CommunityWhen our lurcher Nelson passed away during lockdown, it was crushing.
Mark Davis carries around photographs of his now- deceased dogs Bonnie, Smokey, Zola and Bobby, and shows them to people who attend the free dog socialisation sessions he has run every morning in Norwood Park, south-east London, for 18 years.