Hamsters can transmit Covid to humans, data suggests

Hamsters can transmit Covid to humans, data suggests

Concerns that hamsters might also be capable of infecting humans first surfaced when a 23-year-old worker at the Little Boss pet shop in Hong Kong tested positive for Covid on 15 January – the city’s first Delta variant diagnosis for more than three months.

Study into how dogs age could unlock the secrets to help them live longer

Study into how dogs age could unlock the secrets to help them live longer

‘I find this project exciting because I think it will improve dog, and ultimately, human health’ (Picture: Getty Images)‘This is a very large, ambitious, wildly interdisciplinary project that has the potential to be a powerful resource for the broader scientific community,’ Prof Akey said.

Tell us: how has your pet helped you through lockdown?

Tell us: how has your pet helped you through lockdown?

Our pets have always been a source of comfort : as companions, reasons to go out and exercise, a friendly face to come home to.If you’re having trouble using the form, click here.

Can dogs eat blueberries?

Can dogs eat blueberries?

(Picture: Getty Images)Dogs will often want a bite of whatever tasty snacks you’re eating, but it can be hard to know if foods like blueberries are safe for them.Which fruit and vegetables can dogs eat?

Wayne Brady shares what he loves the most about dogs

Wayne Brady shares what he loves the most about dogs

“I think in this time of quarantine, especially at the beginning, you lean on your family.The pre-show will air across Royal Canin social channels on Jan. 12, 2021, where Brady will be joined by other puppy experts.

A tiger has coronavirus: Is your pet at risk?

A tiger has coronavirus: Is your pet at risk?

It's believed the Bronx tiger got sick from a human, and as of March 25, at least two dogs in Hong Kong had tested positive for the coronavirus after close human contacts also did, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Tell us about the moment you realised your cat loved you

Tell us about the moment you realised your cat loved you

If you have lived with a cat we’d like to hear your stories about when you discovered they returned your affection.If so we’d like to hear your stories about the moment you realised your cat really loved you.

There's a festival coming to London and it's all about dogs

There's a festival coming to London and it's all about dogs

To celebrate all things canine, the Doggo Style Market is taking place on Sunday 29 September.According to Doggo Style, they were able to raise £2,090 for the charity during their Christmas market last year.

Carrie Underwood is Smashing Cars: It’s Not What you Think

Carrie Underwood is Smashing Cars: It’s Not What you Think

Carrie Underwood made headlines when her dogs accidentally locked themselves and her 4-month-old son in the car, as reported by Lauren Zupkus of the Huffington Post, the singer had to think fast.

Did You Lose Your Pet? There's an App for That!

Did You Lose Your Pet? There's an App for That!

While having up-to-date identification tags and microchips are key advances, technology is offering a new approach—a facial recognition app to help recover lost pets. This free app aims to recover lost pets, it’s called Finding Rover.

Little Boy Makes Incredible Recovery with the Help of Therapy Dog

Little Boy Makes Incredible Recovery with the Help of Therapy Dog

In 2007, 6-year-old Caleb Howard suffered a traumatic brain injury and broken bones from a head-on, auto collision. In the video below (), Caleb’s father, Ben, explains the turning point in Caleb’s recovery was when he met Colonel, the Golden Retriever therapy dog.

Frozen Kitten Gets Nursed Back To Health

Frozen Kitten Gets Nursed Back To Health

It was half covered in snow and (she) said it probably wasn’t going to make it,” says Allison Baker, whose friend had first found the kitten.

How a Microchip Helped Giget Get Home

How a Microchip Helped Giget Get Home

The microchip, manufactured by the company PetLink, not only saved Giget; the company is also paying for her flight home! Giget’s journey between April and September will remain a mystery, but when she was brought to the shelter she was in relatively good shape.

Hero Pilot Makes Emergency Landing to Save a Dog From Freezing

Hero Pilot Makes Emergency Landing to Save a Dog From Freezing

An Air Canada pilot is being hailed as a hero after his plane, traveling from Tel Aviv to Toronto, experienced a heating system malfunction in the plane’s cargo hold. The pilot diverted the plane to Frankfurt, Germany where Simba was placed on a new flight.

You’ll Love What This Man Built for His Senior Dog!

You’ll Love What This Man Built for His Senior Dog!

The video shows a beautiful bond between a man and his senior dog, Pao. Pao is 16, and clearly needs a little help getting around. Caring for Senior Dogs: 7 Healthy Habits >>. 6 Simple Tips for Exercising Your Senior Dog >>.

This Time the Tortoise Might Actually Beat the Hare

This Time the Tortoise Might Actually Beat the Hare

The Ryder family, Mrs. T’s caretakers, were devastated, “We were hoping initially there was going to be enough, some stumps left so that we could fix some prosthetic legs to her.

Fire brigade urges public to use common sense after hundreds of calls from people locked in toilets

Fire brigade urges public to use common sense after hundreds of calls from people locked in toilets

“With the help of our control officers challenging calls, we have been able to reduce the number of hoax calls we receive and this enables us to be available for when there is a genuine emergency,” said Mr George.

See Last Surviving 9/11 Search Dog Have Best Birthday Ever!

See Last Surviving 9/11 Search Dog Have Best Birthday Ever!

A special day for a special dog With her name in lights, Bretagne and her guardian, Denise Corliss, were stylishly led around the city for her special day. Read more amazingly heroic stories here >> National Disaster Preparedness Month These are the dogs we rely on when disasters strike.

The Snub Effect: New Study Shows Dogs Might be More Loyal than We Ever Knew

The Snub Effect: New Study Shows Dogs Might be More Loyal than We Ever Knew

Reported by Alan Boyle of NBC News , the researchers looked at three groups of 18 dogs and their guardians. In the first group, when the guardian asked for help, the stranger refused.

Feline body language

Feline body language

Cats have a wide range of emotions – happy, sad, angry, hungry, afraid, relieved, relaxed, sleepy, frustrated, friendly, doubtful... If accompanied by gentle, forward pointed ears and gentle eyes, this is a cat which wants to play.