Bad dog! Curious pup causes severe damage after accidentally turning stove on - VIDEO

Bad dog! Curious pup causes severe damage after accidentally turning stove on - VIDEO

A dog caused severe damage to its owners' home after accidentally turning the stove on while sniffing around the hob.Video of the accident was shared by the Southern Platte Fire Protection District to warn owners of the risks unattended dogs could cause.

How to train your puppy not to bark

How to train your puppy not to bark

Hush now (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)Barking is very normal behaviour for dogs and puppies, but that doesn’t exactly make it nice.‘Heavily reward periods of quiet behaviour,’ says Lorna, ‘especially with more vocal pups.’.

Driving with a dog in your car could land you with a £5,000 fine

Driving with a dog in your car could land you with a £5,000 fine

It is suggested dogs should be strapped in the back seat so they’re not at risk of being hit by an airbag (Picture: Getty)Choose My Car founder Nick Zapolski said: ‘Having your dog loose in the car can cause both them and you serious harm.

'Saved so many lives' Hero Ukrainian dog immortalised in mural as he dons traditional garb

'Saved so many lives' Hero Ukrainian dog immortalised in mural as he dons traditional garb

Patron was honoured by Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky (Image: Twitter/ @EuromaidanPress/ @tvtoront) Euromaidan Press has previously hailed Patron the 'heart and soul of the Chernihiv pyrotechnic team' (Image: Twitter/ Euromaidan Press)The account tweeted: “Service dog "Patron" in national Ukrainian clothes - Vyshyvanka.“‘Patron’ works in a team of pyrotechnicians of the State Emergency Service, Chernihiv Oblast.

How to stop your puppy from pulling on the lead

How to stop your puppy from pulling on the lead

Lorna Winter, director of the UK Dog Behaviour and Training charter, has some top tips to get your dog stop pulling its lead.‘Once your dog consistently walks nicely alongside, you, then you can start to introduce the lead.

Extreme breeding of ‘cute’ English bulldogs risks UK ban, say vets

Extreme breeding of ‘cute’ English bulldogs risks UK ban, say vets

A study by the Royal Veterinary College found that distinctive features of English bulldogs such as their flat faces, protruding lower jaws and folds of skin contribute to them being twice as likely as other breeds to have health problems and substantially shorter lives.

Aldi launches its own dog ice cream - just in time for the heatwave

Aldi launches its own dog ice cream - just in time for the heatwave

There’s pea and vanilla or carrot and apple (Picture: Aldi) A cool dude (Picture: Aldi)To mark the new launch, Aldi has partnered with local ice cream vendors across the country to get the frozen goodies to pups.

Furs class: Italian train operator now offering ‘reserved space next to you for your dog’

Furs class: Italian train operator now offering ‘reserved space next to you for your dog’

Italo, which runs high-speed trains nationwide in competition with Italian State Railways, is telling passengers: “If your dog is medium or large in size or if you do not want [it] to travel in a pet carrier, you can select the ‘Dog’ option from the train search engine and purchase the service at an affordable price along with your ticket.“In this way you will be able to keep it comfortably next to you during the trip in a dedicated space.

Mum and daughter rushed to hospital after being mauled by German Shepherd

Mum and daughter rushed to hospital after being mauled by German Shepherd

It happened while the mum and daughter were at a retail park (Picture: BPM Media)A mum and her seven-year-old daughter were rushed to hospital after being mauled by a German Shepherd dog while they were out shopping .

‘Heartbreaking choice’: families forced to give up dogs and cats as Australia’s rental crisis bites

‘Heartbreaking choice’: families forced to give up dogs and cats as Australia’s rental crisis bites

In states where landlords are free to always refuse pets, “people are turning up with broken hearts”, said the RSPCA South Australia spokesperson, Carolyn Jones.

‘Superworms’ with appetite for polystyrene could revolutionise plastic recycling, scientists say

‘Superworms’ with appetite for polystyrene could revolutionise plastic recycling, scientists say

So superworm-led organic digestion could be a valuable tool in reducing levels of human pollution if the process can function on an industrial scale.“Superworms are like mini-recycling plants, shredding the polystyrene with their mouths and then feeding it to the bacteria in their gut,” Dr Rinke said.

Amazing pet husky learns how to cook meal for owner - and he can even help wash up

Amazing pet husky learns how to cook meal for owner - and he can even help wash up

Zhou then asks Lucky to go to the rice cooker and press its on switch as well to get the rice steaming.A full-time video blogger of pet clips, Zhou said he and Lucky share a tacit understanding.

Wales: Man said 'I'm going' taking his last breath after dog attack

Wales: Man said 'I'm going' taking his last breath after dog attack

The inquest into the death of former lorry driver Keven Jones has begun (Picture: Wales News Service)A man who was attacked by one of his son’s pet dogs died of blood loss, an inquest heard.

Wfh: As WFH ends, are Indian corporates ready for pet-friendly workplaces?

Wfh: As WFH ends, are Indian corporates ready for pet-friendly workplaces?

With WFH finally ending for most offices and people returning to work, Canada as well as several companies globally are allowing pet parents to bring their pets to the workplace.

SAS hero's new battle: Fighting vile global trade in wild animals

SAS hero's new battle: Fighting vile global trade in wild animals

Mark Billingham in Haiti, where his charity helps children living in poverty (Image: HANDOUT)The father-of-six, who is more open and engaging than his TV persona during a video call to his home in Herefordshire, explains that the global trade in ivory taken from elephants and rhinos is so lucrative the poachers are often better equipped than those guarding the animals.

How to stop your puppy from chewing on your stuff

How to stop your puppy from chewing on your stuff

Step away from the slipper, little buddy (Picture: Getty Images)Puppies are pretty synonymous with chewing – between teething, curiosity and a need to expend all that energy, it’s one of their favourite things to do.

Trained dogs can detect Covid as well as PCR lab tests, study shows

Trained dogs can detect Covid as well as PCR lab tests, study shows

While a standard PCR test can take a day or more to deliver a result, the scientists involved in this study said the dogs were able to analyse 20 samples in 15 seconds.

Emotional support pets: experts warn of animal welfare risk

Emotional support pets: experts warn of animal welfare risk

Instead, said Prof Janet Hoy-Gerlach of the University of Toledo, they are often pets who helps to mitigate the impact of their owner’s physical or mental health condition through everyday benefits of human-animal interaction.

How to stop your puppy from having accidents inside

How to stop your puppy from having accidents inside

With that being said, it’s also essential to train your little buddy out of that behaviour with time, which is why Lorna Winter, Director of the UK Dog Behaviour and Training Charter and co-founder and head of training at Zigzag, has shared her top tips for teaching puppies how to stop seeing on the floor.

A deep dive into the Queen’s love of corgis

A deep dive into the Queen’s love of corgis

Young Princess Elizabeth with two corgi dogs at her home in July 1936 (Picture: Lisa Sheridan/Getty Images) On the grounds of Windsor Castle (Picture: Getty/Tim Graham Photo Library)While lots of Queen Elizabeth’s pet names have been traditional – such as Monty, Susan and Holly, to Emma, Linnet, Noble, Willow and Heather – there have been a number of wildcards, too.