People are putting hand sanitizer on their dog's paws. Here's why you shouldn't

People are putting hand sanitizer on their dog's paws. Here's why you shouldn't

“What that sanitizer does is it can make it more likely to crack and to be more sensitive to having their foot pads burned when they're out on walks.”.As a veterinarian, Becker said he often sees dogs with burned paws due to walking on hot concrete or asphalt.

Spotify releases ‘pet playlists’ that chooses songs for your cat, dog or iguana to listen to

Spotify releases ‘pet playlists’ that chooses songs for your cat, dog or iguana to listen to

Neil Evans, a pet physiologist and professor at the University of Glasgow, said: "While there is a lot of scientific research that has shown that short periods of music can make dogs more relaxed, we have shown that providing dogs with varied auditory enrichment can be used to reduce stress and anxiety over longer periods of time.

Paw diet: can vegan food and insect kibble really win over our pets?

Paw diet: can vegan food and insect kibble really win over our pets?

Jack russell crosses Paddy and Fig tried out some vegetarian and insect-based dog food and a more traditional meat-based gravy bone.

Couple eat dog food to make sure its quality is good enough

Couple eat dog food to make sure its quality is good enough

Highlights of the menu include lamb hotpot, braised beef, chicken casserole and turkey fricassee (Picture: Caters) All food gets tested to make sure there are all the necessary nutrients (Picture: Caters)Charlie previously worked at Pets at Home where he said he saw dog food being sprayed ‘to make it tasty so the dog will want to eat it’.

Oh look, here’s that pooing dogs calendar you were after

Oh look, here’s that pooing dogs calendar you were after

(Picture: poopingpooches.com)If you’re going to rely on good old glossy paper rather than your phone, you might as well choose a calendar that brings you true joy each time you flip the page to a new month.

World Cat Day: World Cat Day: 7 awesome facts about cats that will take you by surprise

World Cat Day: World Cat Day: 7 awesome facts about cats that will take you by surprise

On this World Cat Day (which is celebrated on August 8 every year) we bring you some interesting facts about your little feline friend. The researchers found that female cats are right pawed and males mostly use their left paws.