McDonnell realized that while “Mutts” characters Earl and Mooch enjoyed loving homes, many animals in real life were living in shelters while waiting for that opportunity.So in 1996, McDonnell started devoting two weeks of “Mutts” each year to sharing the stories of pets he meets in animal shelters.
Good boys and girls will be in with a chance to become ‘furrfluencers’ (Picture: Getty)If you are the lucky owner of a particularly good boy or girl (who are we kidding, dogs /”>all dogs are amazing), why not put your pooch forward for the job of a lifetime?
Wasi and cats in the caravan (Picture: Nicole Strauss)Although they’ve seen many countries together, travelling with animals does affect what they can do when they stop.
1) Dogs get travel anxiety; go for short trips first... Make sure your pet gets extra exercise the day before travelling, so that s/he’s tired and sleeps for most of the journey.
Jordan Doyle and Mary Lister love otters, so when the British couple found themselves surrounded by the furry creatures during Doyle's marriage proposal in Singapore earlier this week, they freaked out.
Robert Fitzgerald, 38, killed the tiny Yorkshire terrier called Titch after he flew into a rage when he tripped over it (Picture: SWNS.com)A neighbour, Jade Leech, who had been asked to keep an eye on the dog by its owners, found the dead pet wrapped in bedding the day after the attack.
Explain your travel plans in detail to your veterinarian and ask if your fur child will be able to handle the stress that comes with unfamiliar noises, movements, and smells. The app allows you to find pet-friendly hotels, emergency vets, off-leash dog parks and more when you hit the road.
Prior to your trip, tape a small pouch of dried food outside the crate so airline personnel will be able to feed your pet in case he or she gets hungry during a layover.
It is important to prepare your pet for the trip in advance and give them easy to digest food, say experts. Prepare your pet for the trip Feed your dog with easy to digest food and bottled water