How to stay sane at home with the help of your pet

How to stay sane at home with the help of your pet

We can play games with our dogs, such as creating a scent hunt by hiding little bits of kibble or treats around the home — under the bed, at the side of a dresser, or the top of stairs.

Puppy escapes unharmed from drain pipe after dramatic late night rescue

Puppy escapes unharmed from drain pipe after dramatic late night rescue

Joseph Egan finally rescued Troopie at around midnight last Saturday (Picture: Caters)A tiny puppy had to be rescued from a drain pipe in a delicate operation by an after-hours plumber.Troopie managed to get wedged inside a bathroom pipe before his fearful owner called for help at around 11pm on Saturday, March 7.

Latex detection dogs help people with allergy return to normal life

Latex detection dogs help people with allergy return to normal life

Ellen Heilman has been living with a latex allergy since she was 5 — a worsening sensitivity that can leave her struggling to breathe if there’s a rubber band, balloon or latex glove nearby.“It got to the point where I really couldn’t leave my house safely.

Mum accidentally texts dog groomer instead of beautician about a wax

Mum accidentally texts dog groomer instead of beautician about a wax

Thinking she was texting her friend Beccy about an appointment she assumed it was the one to get her ‘arms and fanny waxed’ was – only to realise she was messaging a dog groomer she’s never met, also called Becky.

Police therapy dog steals and hides all the toys donated for kids

Police therapy dog steals and hides all the toys donated for kids

After an investigation, they found the chief suspect – their very own Ben. The police officers had been keeping the toys in a classroom at the station as they were about to be shipped off to the charity.

Police therapy dog hilariously busted for stealing donated toys

Police therapy dog hilariously busted for stealing donated toys

The video of the caper — recorded by the officer who busted Ben — immediately went viral.“I don’t know what goes through the mind of a dog that comes into a room and is overwhelmed with toys and everything else,” Johnson said.

Dog looks so different after grooming owner doesn’t recognise him

Dog looks so different after grooming owner doesn’t recognise him

Nanuk before his groomer’s appointment (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Samoyeds are known for their white, fluffy coat, which looks like a lion’s mane around their face.Seven-year-old Samoyed Nanuk isn’t recognisable at all now, though, after a mishap at the groomers left him looking more like a Bull Terrier.

Nervous bride asks dog to join first look photos and its delightful

Nervous bride asks dog to join first look photos and its delightful

The best kind of photos (Picture: Perri Farlow/Farlow Photography)Photographer Perri told : ‘We had been shooting bridesmaid and bridal portraits for a while and Kristen needed a few minutes to calm her nerves before walking down the aisle.

Have a drink, meet a dog: How this 'dog bar' is giving shelter pups a 2nd chance

Have a drink, meet a dog: How this 'dog bar' is giving shelter pups a 2nd chance

Patrons who stop by to enjoy food and drinks have the opportunity to interact with the bar's adoptable dogs in hopes of taking one home.Laura SpotteckThough he's owned and operated many businesses as an entrepreneur, opening a bar with adoptable dogs is definitely a first for Porter.

From the archive: Britain’s most exclusive doghouse, 1991

From the archive: Britain’s most exclusive doghouse, 1991

reporter, Martin Plimmer, went along to Alicia and Bill Eykyn’s Featherbed Country Club for Dogs in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire – where pets can stay for £125 a week, or £265 in today’s money (or to put it another way, four times as much as my student room cost at the time) – to find out about this piece of ‘canine heaven’.

Woman rescues nearly 100 dogs as Hurricane Dorian slams the Bahamas

Woman rescues nearly 100 dogs as Hurricane Dorian slams the Bahamas

Phillips, who told NBC News she takes care of dogs along with her brother without any help from outside organizations, has made a career out of finding homes for pooches for the last 15 years.

Beautiful moment Labrador joins newlyweds for their first dance

Beautiful moment Labrador joins newlyweds for their first dance

The Labrador didn’t want to miss out on the fun (Picture:Nicole Funden/Storyful)To keep her steady, the bride and groom each hold one of her paws.‘They both spend so much time with Eva,’ Selena Gomes, one of the wedding guests, told the Dodo.

Couple buy five sofas in three years because dogs kept destroying them

Couple buy five sofas in three years because dogs kept destroying them

The couple have been buying new sofas for the last three years, including a duck feather sofa in 2018 that left their living room ‘looking like a bomb had exploded’, and now they’ll only buy them secondhand.

Hero dog dies protecting baby from cobra

Hero dog dies protecting baby from cobra

Two dogs sacrificed themselves to stop a deadly cobra from going into a room where a one-year-old slept inside. Tragic dog Miley died after being bitten by the lethal snake (Picture:ViralPress)Skye’s father, Jaime Selim, said he and wife Pauie were at work during the incident.

Tips to take care of your furry friend this monsoon

Tips to take care of your furry friend this monsoon

While there is no harm in enjoying the rains with your pooch occasionally, the pet parents must keep in mind dogs also need special care during this period, just like humans. Try to avoid water-logged areas when you take out your pooch for a walk.

Roomba iRobot rolls into dog poo and vacuums it all over the house

Roomba iRobot rolls into dog poo and vacuums it all over the house

The Roomba had not only slid through the poo kindly left out by Ryan’s dog Apollo, it had spread it through the house. His name’s Apollo,’ wrote Ryan.

Young Diabetic Finds the Purrfect Pet

Young Diabetic Finds the Purrfect Pet

Well, that’s what Pippa does to alert her owner, Mia Jansa, that her blood sugar is dangerously low. Mrs. Jansa explained, “We are working with the doctors to stop Mia’s night hypos, but in the meantime I sleep a bit easier knowing that Pippa is around.”.

Dogs with Jobs: What’s involved in training a police dog?

Dogs with Jobs: What’s involved in training a police dog?

These dog specialists will put the put the future paw-lice officers to the test, looking at their natural instincts to see if they have what it takes to enter the force.

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms?

Animal charities say it’s teaching the wrong lessons – but schools argue it inspires children to learn about the natural world. Watching duck eggs hatch in a classroom was a “wow” experience that brought the topic to life, says Sarah Holmes, teacher in Derby High School’s primary department.

Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire

Heroic Cat Saves Her Guardian from a Fire

A brave and intelligent cat saved her guardian from a fire, reports Adam Aspinall of Mirror News. Tracie Horgan-Hodgkiss was asleep in her bedroom in Bridgend, South Whales when her two-year-old cat, Taffy, woke her with a bite.