Online vet launches 24/7 service so you can look after your pet in self-isolation

Online vet launches 24/7 service so you can look after your pet in self-isolation

‘Currently there is limited evidence that your pets can be infected with COVID-19 and no evidence that pet dogs or cats can be a source of infection to other animals or to humans,’ said Samantha Webster, a veterinary surgeon with eight years of experience.

Hand-reared puppies rejected by mum bringing cheer to shelter staff

Hand-reared puppies rejected by mum bringing cheer to shelter staff

The puppies are being hand-reared after being rejected by their mother (Picture: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home)Over at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, shelter staff are being cheered up amid the coronavirus crisis by a litter of young puppies.

This Streaming Service Helps Keep Your Dog Chill So You Can Focus on Work

This Streaming Service Helps Keep Your Dog Chill So You Can Focus on Work

The product of seven years of research, Relax My Dog's program has been found to help 87 percent of dogs relax and feel more comfortable while their owner is away, the company says.

Smithy the rescue dog has finally found his forever home

Smithy the rescue dog has finally found his forever home

Smithy now lives with Ali Kite and her other dog (Picture: National Animal Welfare Trust)‘Finally, their hard work and dedication has paid off,’ the team said.

Dog obsessed with carbs looks after her humans by protecting bread and cookies at home

Dog obsessed with carbs looks after her humans by protecting bread and cookies at home

Whenever her owner, 30-year-old Katrina Frank, leaves the home, the six-year-old dog will search the property for any bread and cookies, and once found, she will then ‘guard’ the products until Katrina returns.‘She began hiding her bread, when we moved into our farm four years ago,’ Katrina said.

Six-year-old creates dog toy boxes for strangers to use in the park

Six-year-old creates dog toy boxes for strangers to use in the park

The six-year-old loves dogs (Picture: Kerry Elsworth/Mercury)His aunt has also contacted the local council, with hopes that they will help the pair place more boxes in other parks, and Josh wants it to become a nationwide initiative.

Adorable 'unicorn' puppy has one ear – in the middle of her forehead

Adorable 'unicorn' puppy has one ear – in the middle of her forehead

Please let us introduce the most adorable pooch in the entire world: Rae, the ‘unicorn’ puppy with one ear, placed in the middle of her forehead.

Dogs Trust is looking for a home for their smallest ever duo

Dogs Trust is looking for a home for their smallest ever duo

They can be a little nervous around other dogs (Picture: Dogs Trust)These two vocal pups love a bark like most chihuahuas, so get used to them telling you exactly what they want whenever they want it.

Cat looking for a home after no one turned up to her birthday party

Cat looking for a home after no one turned up to her birthday party

She’s a sweet girl who loves a snuggle (Picture: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home)Battersea’s Cattery Team Leader, Chrissie Grindrod, said: ‘It’s always a shame to see one of our cats be repeatedly overlooked, especially one so young and with so much to offer as a pet.

Poops, I did it again!

Poops, I did it again!

Important thing to note is to remove the soiled paper/potty pad and clean the area thoroughly so that the pup doesn’t feel it’s his only permanent spot to relieve.

You definitely shouldn’t let your dog drink wine

You definitely shouldn’t let your dog drink wine

We are, of course, talking about the incredible moment Jessica Batten lets her dog drink from her wine glass, saying ‘she loves wine’ as she does this.

This puppy looks like a cat and we are obsessed

This puppy looks like a cat and we are obsessed

Hai Anh and Tuan tell us that Dúi, who is two and a half months old, is actually a mix of a dog breed native to Vietnam with a short-legged dog called Dingo.

Let them soar: A sweet story of baby parrots

Let them soar: A sweet story of baby parrots

I was at my office and received a call from my husband asking me to come home immediately.I rushed home to find two small feeble chicks (kids of parrots) in a shoe box.One day the younger one slipped while trying to fly.

What Chotu taught me

What Chotu taught me

My school bus had come, so I left hastily hoping to find him at the very place when I came back.I used to shake the cat food box and he came running.No matter how much food I gave him, Chotu didn’t grow at all.

Cat and dog love to go on walks together

Cat and dog love to go on walks together

Niqo loves to cuddle up with Archer and now even joins the dog for walks.Ben has started capturing photos of the pair’s unaided walks to share on Instagram, so everyone can join the pals on their everyday adventures.

First aid tips for dogs

First aid tips for dogs

A: Yes. First aid is an emergency procedure to save the life of your pet, so anybody who observes the injury or trauma first can provide aid.Your presence of mind in letting your vet know about the ingested poison can save your pet’s life.

Bindi Irwin and fiancé Chandler Powell introduce their 'gorgeous' new puppy

Bindi Irwin and fiancé Chandler Powell introduce their 'gorgeous' new puppy

Bindi Irwin and her fiancé, Chandler Powell , are the proud parents of a new puppy.Last week, the happy couple celebrated the holidays together and Irwin shared pics of them cozying up to each other in their Christmas sweaters.

How to become a marvellous pet parent

How to become a marvellous pet parent

Adopt a country or pariah dog as your pet.l Obedience training is essential to have a good, life-long relationship with your pup.l Control of external parasites on your pet is essential to avoid anaemia and life-threatening diseases.

Shampoo me right

Shampoo me right

The anatomy of the skin of dogs is different hence the chemicals which are soothing to us in our human shampoo may not be comfortable for the pets, or suit them.

Enjoy your winter hues without kitty flu blues

Enjoy your winter hues without kitty flu blues

- During the extreme cold, long-haired cats, like Persians, tend to accumulate snow balls between their foot pads causing pain and even lameness.- Maintain a calorie surplus diet like chicken, fish, egg, cat food for your pets in winter.