How to help your pets keep cool and avoid heatstroke in hot weather

How to help your pets keep cool and avoid heatstroke in hot weather

Cats aren’t immune to heat either (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)It’s tempting to open all your windows in hot weather, but Blue Cross recommends installing screens and netting to help keep your pets from suffering a nasty fall.

A 30-day walking plan to jumpstart weight loss and boost your mental health

A 30-day walking plan to jumpstart weight loss and boost your mental health

Strap on ankle weights to add in strength training of the lower body , making it more challenging to take a step!Adding this ten-minute circuit to your walking workout will increase your strength, tone your muscles and up your calorie burn.

Volunteers risk lives to save hundreds of pets from Ukraine since start of war

Volunteers risk lives to save hundreds of pets from Ukraine since start of war

Despite focusing on animals, the small outfit, which works in collaboration with a larger foundation called Centaurus, has also evacuated more than 3,000 people from Ukraine, including those in need of urgent medical attention.Patrick Westrup, 31, who co-runs the group, said the organisation also donates food to people in Ukraine.

Why dog's paws pads sometimes smell like savoury popcorn!

Why dog's paws pads sometimes smell like savoury popcorn!

But here’s a baffling phenomenon that not many people know about, but several dog parents are confounded by–the absolutely cute and adorable paw pads of our canine companions will sometimes start smelling like popcorn!

Dogs channel inner ‘Superman’ as they’re snapped ‘flying’ through the air

Dogs channel inner ‘Superman’ as they’re snapped ‘flying’ through the air

The athletic animals — from sausage dogs to rottweilers — get up to three feet off the ground (Picture: Nigel Wallace / SWNS)An Olympic athlete turned-photographer has compiled some incredible images of dogs striking their best Superman poses as they ‘fly’ mid-air.

Traumatised woman terrified of animals after lip ripped off in dog attack

Traumatised woman terrified of animals after lip ripped off in dog attack

Marie Fast, 48, has been scarred for life after her ordeal (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)A woman has been left traumatised after her lip was torn off in a horrific dog attack – leaving her screaming in agony and scarred for life.

Digested week: #binspace is the kind of Britain I want to live in

Digested week: #binspace is the kind of Britain I want to live in

Thanks to the continued commitment of 2021 seemingly to give me simultaneous infarctions in every organ, the week opened with the news that Ian “Beefy” Botham is to become the new trade envoy for Australia and John Cleese is to host a new series looking at “wokeness” and “cancel culture”.Now look.

‘My persian had a three-hour blow-dry!’ 150 years of cat shows – then and now

‘My persian had a three-hour blow-dry!’ 150 years of cat shows – then and now

“He’s a little bit overweight,” Newton says of Sterling, who is sleeping in his cat carrier and resembles an overstuffed draught excluder.Attending cat shows is expensive, Newton says.

Woman pushed to ground in street by two men who snatched ‘beloved’ sausage dog

Woman pushed to ground in street by two men who snatched ‘beloved’ sausage dog

Police are hunting two men who stole Minnie the sausage dog after shoving her owner to the ground (Picture: SWNS)A family has been left ‘heartbroken’ after their sausage dog was violently snatched by two men while out for a walk.

Couple create epic snow maze for their 21 rescue dogs

Couple create epic snow maze for their 21 rescue dogs

Chris says making the maze was exhausting (Picture: @mrmoproject/Jam Press)The pups immediately began to explore their winter wonderland playground, and it was clear that they loved their new maze.

Stray dog rescued from certain death over famed Mississippi river

Stray dog rescued from certain death over famed Mississippi river

(Photo: Stantec and Getty)A dog stranded 120 feet above the Mississippi River was rescued by Stantec bridge inspectors, after facing certain death in the treacherous waters of America’s largest river.

Dog owners warned after sausages laced with fish hooks left on road

Dog owners warned after sausages laced with fish hooks left on road

Warning to dog owners after sausages laced with fish hooks (Picture: Twitter / @dido15)Dog owners in Glasgow have been warned to be vigilant of their pets eating food found on the road after a man was spotted leaving sausages wrapped with fish hooks on the ground.

Cat falls from sky, knocks pensioner out then gets in fight with his dog

Cat falls from sky, knocks pensioner out then gets in fight with his dog

Remarkable footage shows an elderly gentleman in northern China fall to the ground after being struck by the animal, before his dog stops sniffing a nearby tree, notices what has happened and corners the cat.

Woman 'plays dead' while running from charging bison in Yellowstone

Woman 'plays dead' while running from charging bison in Yellowstone

A woman's recent trip to Yellowstone National Park nearly turned nightmarish after a close encounter with a bison, a new video shows.In a frightening bystander video taken on Friday, two unidentified visitors stand in the middle of large field when a bison several feet away starts charging at them.

Corgi police dog retires after seven years sniffing out crime

Corgi police dog retires after seven years sniffing out crime

Redhead’s short stature came in handy when sniffing objects close to the ground (Picture: TASS/Getty) Redhead and his owner Olga Chumarova (Picture: TASS/Getty) Redhead has a natural talent for tricks and commands (Picture: TASS/Getty)But where Redhead lacked in size and strength, he more than made up for it with obedience, agility and talent for tricks and commands.

Here's how you can take care of your pets because they are the most affected during the lockdown

Here's how you can take care of your pets because they are the most affected during the lockdown

It's not just their physical health that at stake, being indoors for long hours without any exercise can lead to anxiety in pets.Avoid doing so because your pet is already without physical activities and it will be wise to not run out of food before the lockdown is over.

Dogs have their day at the National Sheep Dog Trials in Canberra

Dogs have their day at the National Sheep Dog Trials in Canberra

The National Sheep Dog Trial Championships have been running in Canberra for 77 years.Photograph: Mike Bowers/The Guardian Eighty-six-year-old Laurie Slater has two dogs competing in the top 20.

Dog survives after owner shot and dragged her by a rope

Dog survives after owner shot and dragged her by a rope

Alma was allegedly shot twice before being dragged home where her owner is believed to have intended to kill her (Picture: Mundo Vivo)A hunter who allegedly shot his dog twice and dragged her by a rope after she gave birth is being investigated by police.

These sausage dogs have been trained to pick up litter on their walks

These sausage dogs have been trained to pick up litter on their walks

Dudley and Hooch picking up litter (Picture: Richard Frew/Caters News)‘So I began picking it up, and putting in the plastic bottles, which the two of them will carry in their mouths quite happily until I find a bin.

Protect your furry friend from toxic Holi colours

Protect your furry friend from toxic Holi colours

Here are a few pointers to keep in mind when it comes to Holi colours and your pets. It’s important to know that these colours contain lead which can be toxic to pets. Holi colours may cause...