Zara Home launches its first range for pets

Zara Home launches its first range for pets

Pet accessories (Picture: Zara Home)There are various beds on offer, from the natural wicker basket to the patterned soft cushioned options in both striped and floral styles.

X-mas for pets: This Christmas, pets had a purrfect and furry celebration

X-mas for pets: This Christmas, pets had a purrfect and furry celebration

From customised Christmasy suits, Santa caps, squeaky toys and lots of treats – pet parents are making sure that their pawsome buddies have a merry Christmas this year....News in Brief See All. Why people gain weight in winters and how to avoid it.

What does Brexit mean for you? Shopping, mobile calls, flying, driving …

What does Brexit mean for you? Shopping, mobile calls, flying, driving …

The European Commission says the choice to end free movement “inevitably means that business travel between the EU and the UK will no longer be as easy as it currently is”.

‘Lucky lad’ Walter survives 150ft fall from cliff

‘Lucky lad’ Walter survives 150ft fall from cliff

Walter suffered ‘catastrophic’ bleeding and had emergency treamtnet (Picture: Edale Mountain Rescue Team /SWNS)A lucky dog is recovering after miraculously surviving a 150ft fall in the Peak District.

Search for man after starving dog dumped in park ‘like piece of rubbish to die’

Search for man after starving dog dumped in park ‘like piece of rubbish to die’

A man who took the dog to the vet reported finding her in the park but left no details, so now the RSPCA and the practice is keen to speak to him.

Lisa Vanderpump mourns the loss of beloved dog Giggy

Lisa Vanderpump mourns the loss of beloved dog Giggy

Lisa Vanderpump and her husband, Ken Todd, are mourning the loss of their beloved dog, Giggy.She continued, explaining, “Our sweet Gigolo was such an incredible, unique dog, but mainly, because of him, we started The Vanderpump Dog Foundation and embarked on our mission to save as many dogs as possible.”.

12 of the best Christmas gifts for pets

12 of the best Christmas gifts for pets

From non-alcoholic dog wine (made from herbs and perfectly safe) to a natural living playing tower for the smallest of house animals, there is no excuse not to treat them with some pet material goodness.

5 Thanksgiving foods that are not safe for your cats and dogs

5 Thanksgiving foods that are not safe for your cats and dogs

And while canned pumpkin can be a nice treat for pups, pumpkin pie filling can contain xylitol, an artificial sweetener that can be deadly to cats and dogs.

Dog given days to live shocks everyone by still being alive 18 months later

Dog given days to live shocks everyone by still being alive 18 months later

Tilly has recovered against all odds (Picture: Caters News Agency)An sweet Jack Russell dog has defied the offs, after being given less than a week to live – and still being alive and kicking over a year later.

Pet flea treatments poisoning rivers across England, scientists find

Pet flea treatments poisoning rivers across England, scientists find

The research found fipronil in 99% of samples from 20 rivers and the average level of one particularly toxic breakdown product of the pesticide was 38 times above the safety limit.

Australia's Indigenous culture has always had a place for dogs. They are part of our dreaming

Australia's Indigenous culture has always had a place for dogs. They are part of our dreaming

It started on a cold January day six years ago, when I was working in New York City and walked into a pet shop where animal adoptions were taking place.

Golden retriever has party to celebrate end of radiotherapy due to brain tumour

Golden retriever has party to celebrate end of radiotherapy due to brain tumour

The vets are glad he’s feeling better but sad to see lovely Claude go (Picture: The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies/Caters News)Nine-year-old golden retriever Claude was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2018, and has been through years of gruelling treatments to try and save him.

Puppy mill survivor crowned World’s Cutest Rescue Dog

Puppy mill survivor crowned World’s Cutest Rescue Dog

Christin said: ‘She has an amazing joy for life.’ (Picture: Jam Press)Lamb Chop, whose tongue hangs out of her mouth due to the loss of her teeth, also had to have several tumours removed and needed treatment for a bad case of cauliflower ear due to the medical neglect she suffered at the puppy mill.

My dog has taught me the best way to get through the pandemic: live in the now

My dog has taught me the best way to get through the pandemic: live in the now

In the book The Other End of the Leash, the writer and animal behaviorist Dr Patricia McConnell notes that dogs and humans are among the few animals that demonstrate the need to play throughout their entire lives, even as adults.

Abandoned and mistreated puppy with skin burns finds her forever home

Abandoned and mistreated puppy with skin burns finds her forever home

The burns were likely caused by boiling water being poured on her coat (Picture: My Family Vets) A gorgeous face (Picture: My Family Vets)She was treated at Vets Now in Derby – but it took 12 weeks for her wounds to start to heal and for the pooch to regain the trust she had lost in people.

Ice lolly recipes for cats and dogs to keep pets cool in hot weather

Ice lolly recipes for cats and dogs to keep pets cool in hot weather

Yes, these are also safe for humans to eat, but you might not be that keen (Picture: Battersea) Ingredients: 1 Apple 1 Carrot 300ml Water Meaty treat stick (stick-shaped edible dog treat) Paper cups for a mould Method: Slice your apple, making sure that the core and seeds are removed, and chop into small pieces.

Puppy will be put to sleep if charity can't raise money for vet bills

Puppy will be put to sleep if charity can't raise money for vet bills

Ronnie and Reggie both have cleft palates – which are expensive to treat (Picture: ) ‘Some people say that they’re not worth it, but we couldn’t disagree more.’ (Picture: )‘The current theory is that his parathyroid glands aren’t working properly and he will need an operation to sort this,’ explains Ruth.

Shielding pet owners warned that flea bites could be fatal

Shielding pet owners warned that flea bites could be fatal

The research – which uncovered how a third of immunocompromised over 55s are not aware that complications from flea bites can be fatal in extreme cases – went on to suggest that pet owners have found it much harder to treat their cat or dog during lockdown.

Why video vet appointments are just the ticket for anxious pets

Why video vet appointments are just the ticket for anxious pets

Whether coronavirus has opened up a whole new world of veterinary treatment via remote consultations remains to be seen.For now, video consultations are a very useful innovation in our socially distanced times, with the potential to open up veterinary treatment to more patients, and prevent needless anxiety for armchair diagnosticians.

Dog Abandoned Because Of His Stranger Face Finds Mom Who Thinks He’s Perfect

Dog Abandoned Because Of His Stranger Face Finds Mom Who Thinks He’s Perfect

“So they gave him away for free.” A man who lived nearby in Austin, Texas, took in the odd little puppy, but when Beaux Tox, named Lucky at the time, didn’t get along with the man’s cats, he was banished to the backyard, according to Hulit.