Gruffalo has been waiting patiently at The Stubbington Ark in Hampshire for a forever home (Image: RSPCA)"Sadly, he does have some behavioural challenges and, for this reason, we need to be really careful to match him with someone who fully understands these quirks.“It takes Gruffalo time to feel comfortable around new people and it can take several meetings until he’s confident enough to say ‘hello’.
They were all asked to report their levels of pain, depression, anxiety and wellbeing before and after a 10-minute visit from a St. John’s Ambulance dog and their handler.The patients reported a significant reduction in pain, symptoms of depression and anxiety and overall wellbeing.
Your dog could be trying to tell you something (Picture: Getty).If your dog stares at you while they’re pooping, it could be because they feel vulnerable and are looking to you for reassurance.
Caroline Spencer, a natural canine behaviourist, told that there are three main reasons why your dog might be following you around – the last of which can be concerning.
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.
Your article (Paws for thought: dogs may be able to figure out human intentions, 1 September ) was interesting, although like most dog owners, I smile at some of the efforts of scientific researchers to find out what we know already.
MAX the dog is receiving the animal equivalent of an OBE after his owner, Kerry Irving, revealed his furry friend saved him from depression.(Image: Facebook/Max Out In The Lake District) Max’s owner Kerry Irving says his dog gave him a “reason to live”.
Although dogs like Oliver might need a little extra help, Steve urges those who are struggling with a puppy for whatever reason, to bring it to their local rescue, rather than just abandoning it.
Hence, we thought of listing down a few safety tips that every dog owner should keep in mind when they buy a new toy for their dogs.Either way, you must avoid buying an inappropriately sized toy for your dog.
The virus has also shown itself capable of spreading to pets, with a third animal, a cat belonging to a Belgian owner, being diagnosed with Covid-19 on Friday night.(Picture: Getty Images)Belgium’s National Council for Animal Protection has stressed that there is ‘no reason to abandon your animal’ over coronavirus fears.
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Getty Images Sir Pippin of Beanfield, as he’s known to his 6,000 Instagram followers, even accompanied Close on stage as she accepted her award for Best Female Lead. “He’s my date,” said Close, as Pip adorably rolled around on his back on stage.
New findings by researchers at Cansius College, New York, showed that women who slept with a dog in their bed enjoyed a better quality of sleep, woke up earlier and felt safer.
Fans of Matteo Salvini, Italy’s rightwing, populist deputy prime minister, have been sending him images of their cats so he can post the cute, furry faces on his Facebook page and give his relentless attacks on migrants a more cuddly setting.