Animal bereavement helplines have reported a big increase in calls during the coronavirus pandemic, charities have said, as it emerged that comedian and actor Miranda Hart was taking time off to grieve the loss of her beloved dog Peggy.
In a statement, the RSPCA said: ‘We’re aware of this programme and are concerned that it is extremely irresponsible to encourage and glamorise breeding as a “get rich quick” scheme which, in turn, could lead to serious dog welfare issues and fuel the illegal puppy trade.
According to shelter homes, pet adoptions – especially for indie dogs – have risen in the second half of the pandemic, though abandonment still continues.Adoptions on rise Since July-Aug. Kaveri Rana Bhardwaj, President, People For Animals (PFA) Gautam Buddh Nagar, says that while abandonment cases rose amid the pandemic initially, adoptions have increased now.
The disinfectants which we use to clean the house and the furniture again leads to skin-related allergies like rashes, dry skin, and hair fall” shares Dr Sonune.
In fact, it’s thought that almost a fifth of all dogs suffer with allergies.It means that we treat dogs like part of the family.Maybe we never used to notice dog allergies because we kept our pooches outside, made them work and ignored them.
Charity the Dogs Trust has warned the pandemic may have caused behavioural problems to develop (Picture: Getty Images / iStockphoto)Dogs have struggled during lockdown with owners reporting an increase in barking and biting.
The Twilight craze led to Bella topping the pet name charts for both dogs and cats the year the final instalment was released, and it’s still the second most popular puppy name seven years later.
The winner will get to review 10 hotels across the world (Picture: )The site now has a new category in its annual Loved by Guests awards: Best for Pets to help pet-owners find the best place to stay for them and their furry friend.
VETS made a “surprise” find when they operated on a seriously ill dog feared to be suffering from cancer – they discovered the mischievous pet had swallowed a Kinder Surprise egg.
With the average UK salary at £27,600, having a dog walking side hustle will increase annual income by one third. ‘With living costs constantly increasing, it’s no surprise that Brits are taking up side hustles to earn some extra cash,’ says Christopher Cederskog, European general manager at Rover.com.
The animal rescuers believe the poor dogs were “probably thrown from a car” and feared they would have to be put down.Robbie Bartington, from the Woodfield Animal Sanctuary, said: We were alerted to the abandoned dogs by a friend, and we hope to give them a home for the rest of their lives, but they were in a horrendous state.“Their hair was matted for about a foot in length, and was so long I don't think a vet's clippers would have worked on them.“Fortunately, some dog-grooming friends of ours have kindly agreed to help them so we can get them into a condition where we can take them to a vet to be seen and get their vaccinations.
Read: Kids with pets may have lower asthma riskHowever, you can certainly make things more bearable for your pets, by providing a safe haven for them during this stressful time.NSPCA spokesperson Christine Kuch told Health24 that animal owners have the responsibility to ensure that their pets aren’t exposed to the negative effects of Guy Fawkes celebrations.
A breed standard was drafted, and under its new name, which means curly-coated lapdog, the Bichon Frise was admitted to the register of the French Kennel Club. Standing 12 inches or less at the shoulder, the Bichon makes an ideal city companion.
Shampoos for oily coats are called sebolytic and clear excess grease.Dry coats need a veterinary moisturising shampoo or a specific veterinary shampoo for the cause of the problem, plus moisturiser.Examination is essential for diagnosis so that the correct shampoo is used.That said, I don’t think your dog will suffer any ill-effects from showering during the hot weather.David Grant MBE was a vet at the RSPCA Harmsworth Hospital for Animals.
JSonline.com reports that 250 eager fans packed the Miller Park Hot Corner Tuesday, hoping they could take a photograph with the New Milwaukee Brewers' team mascot, Hank. Hank became a local celebrity after the team publicized that they were seeking his owner.