Woman calls out groomers for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green

Woman calls out groomers for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green

Graziella with her dog, Lola, before she was dyed (Picture: Graziella Puleo)A woman has criticised a grooming salon in Lake Worth Beach, Florida, for dyeing her dog’s eyebrows green.

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Flat-faced dog breeds cost twice as much in veterinary bills and average more annual vet visits than other breeds, according to an Australian survey of five years of pet insurance claims.

Dulux dogs 'facing extinction' as owners shun them for fashion breeds

Dulux dogs 'facing extinction' as owners shun them for fashion breeds

A spokesperson said the iconic dog has now been added to its ‘At Watch’ list for the first time, making it among the breeds of dogs of which there are between just 300-450 annual registrations.

Stray Dogs at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Overshadow Opening Ceremony

Stray Dogs at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Overshadow Opening Ceremony

According to the New York Times, “residents of Sochi have reported seeing dogs shot with poison darts, then tossed into waiting trucks.” Although virtually every country has to deal with pet overpopulation, including our own, Russia is being criticized for entirely focusing their efforts on killing otherwise healthy animals instead of building animal shelters or supporting spay and neuter programs.

Cool cat facts

Cool cat facts

Cats can drink seawater because, unlike humans, they can filter out salt and use the water content to hydrate their bodies. Only cats can hear these sounds, not dogs or humans.

Still the best! Labradors are the most popular dog breed in US for 28th straight year

Still the best! Labradors are the most popular dog breed in US for 28th straight year

Sunny and his buddies are still No. 1!The most popular dog breed in the country for the 28th straight year is the Labrador, just like TODAY's own puppy with a purpose, according to the American Kennel Club.

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

The team said they were rewarded with ‘doggy kisses’ (Picture: MEGA) ‘The rim had to be cut apart using a small saw to make room for the dog’s head to pull out.

'Designer' dog crisis: RSPCA warns HUGE hike in 'trendy' breeds being abandoned

'Designer' dog crisis: RSPCA warns HUGE hike in 'trendy' breeds being abandoned

French bulldogs have become the UK's top dogs over the past decade but more need rescuing (Image: GETTY) RSPCA dog welfare expert Lisa Hens said today: “We know that the breeds of dog coming into our care often reflect the trends in dog ownership in the wider world and, at the moment, it doesn’t get more trendy than ‘designer’ dogs like French bulldogs and dachshunds.

Scottie dog facing EXTINCTION: Fears for Scottish Terrier as pets hit by shock decline

Scottie dog facing EXTINCTION: Fears for Scottish Terrier as pets hit by shock decline

It would be very sad to no longer see this historic and much-loved breed in our streets and parks in a few generations’ time.” President George W Bush carries his dog Barney as First Lady Laura Bush holds Miss Beazley (Image: GETTY) Scottie dog is a popular Monopoly playing piece (Image: GETTY) As breeds such as Scotties cause concerns over their continuing decline in popularity, the rise of the French bulldog has created its own worries.

What Dog Harness Is Right for Your Pup?

What Dog Harness Is Right for Your Pup?

“A dog harness is a good tool because it distributes pressure from the leash over a larger area of the dog’s body, and it’s designed to prevent too much stress on any one part of the dog’s body, so the dog can move comfortably and safely,” Bloom says.

Callous and cruel! Miracle cat survives being SHOT with sling shot from point blank range

Callous and cruel! Miracle cat survives being SHOT with sling shot from point blank range

The cat’s survival is so miraculous that she has been nicknamed Angel.Animal cruelty investigators today appealed for witnesses who may have seen the cat being shot and are also trying to trace Angel’s owners.Angel was found with the bearing still embedded in her head by a member of the public in Church Road, Throwley, near Faversham, Kent, at 8.30am last Thursday.RSPCA inspector Grace Harris-Bridge said: “This poor cat has been targeted with what looks like a ball bearing in a callous and cruel attack.

Do you look like your dog? Canine-human lookalikes in pictures

Do you look like your dog? Canine-human lookalikes in pictures

Gerrad Gethings says: “Certain breeds would be essential because of their unique characteristics: Afghan hounds, poodles, pugs, bulldogs etc. Many of the subjects I stopped in the park or on the bus, and had to find a tactful way of saying you look exactly like a poodle, can I take your photograph?

Reconsider buying squashed-face dog breeds due to soaring health problems, vets say

Reconsider buying squashed-face dog breeds due to soaring health problems, vets say

New figures from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) show only 10 per cent of owners recognised their short-muzzled dog’s breed-related health problems, while 75 per cent were unaware potential issues even existed.

Electric shock collars for pets to be banned

Electric shock collars for pets to be banned

Remotely controlled training devices – e-collars or shock collars – can trigger an electronic pulse of up to 6,000 volts to a dog’s neck, and can shock an animal for up to 11 seconds at a time, according to the Dogs Trust. “This ban will improve the welfare of animals and I urge pet owners to instead use positive-reward training methods.”

Dinklage urges GoT fans to stop buying huskies

Dinklage urges GoT fans to stop buying huskies

“To all Game Of Thrones many wonderful fans, we under stand that due to the direwolves' huge popularity , many folks are go ing out and buying huskies,“ the US actor, who plays Tyrion Lannister, said in a statement issued by an an imal rights group.