Eurotunnel clamps down on dog travel amid puppy smuggling fears

Eurotunnel clamps down on dog travel amid puppy smuggling fears

Dog rescue organisations are appealing for Eurotunnel to clarify new rules clamping down on the rising numbers of animals being brought into the UK.Rescue organisations said dogs due to be rehomed could suffer as a result of the decision to cut the number of animals allowed to travel in each vehicle from 20 to five, drastically increasing the costs for rescue operations.

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.

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

When we opted for lifetime cover, the site came up with 53 policies ranging in price from £9.97 a month with the insurer Animal Friends to £74.21 with Asda Money.

Lab animals can now be adopted instead of euthanised, FDA says

Lab animals can now be adopted instead of euthanised, FDA says

Under the updated policy, which was adopted in November but not reported by the agency until now, healthy dogs , cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and some farm animals are now permitted to be transferred to shelters and sanctuaries after they’ve been used for lab experiments.

'That's not a bag': man with dog bends New York subway rule and gets denied

'That's not a bag': man with dog bends New York subway rule and gets denied

But New Yorkers love a loophole, and so while the MTA probably meant dogs carried in purpose-built crates, subway riders quickly got inventive with tote bags and rucksacks – pushing the law to its high-fashion limits.

Wetherspoons to ban dogs from its 1,000 pubs

Wetherspoons to ban dogs from its 1,000 pubs

The company said ‘after much consultation’ it would now be enforcing a policy already in place for not allowing dogs in pubs (Picture: Getty Images)The popular chain has announced it would be ‘strictly enforcing’ the nationwide ban on canines from 10 September.

This Company Offers 'Paw-ternity' Leave to Employees

This Company Offers 'Paw-ternity' Leave to Employees

Employees at BrewDog can enjoy a week of paid leave after getting a new dog. “Here at BrewDog, we care about many things but have two main focuses above all others -- our beer and our people,” the company explains.

It's Bring Your Dog to Work Day! What You Need to Know to Make Your Office Pet-Friendly.

It's Bring Your Dog to Work Day! What You Need to Know to Make Your Office Pet-Friendly.

And 37 percent of the pet parents polled said they would sacrifice benefits like vacation time or work from home days in order to enjoy a pet-friendly workplace.