How to deal with separation anxiety in pets

How to deal with separation anxiety in pets

The Sharma family adopted a puppy last year and in the last few months the family has spent hours of quality time with their pet.News in Brief See All. My COVID Story: I experienced fatigue and joint pain the second day of vaccination.

Pets cuddling: Pooches help humans fight the blues with 'cuddles' during pandemic

Pets cuddling: Pooches help humans fight the blues with 'cuddles' during pandemic

The increasing demands for therapy dogs in the last year is prompting pet parents to train their pets as cuddlers."I called a pet trainer to train my dogs to help people in need.

Pets: Chihuahua, Maine Coon, French Bulldog: Meet Instagram's most popular cat and dog breeds

Pets: Chihuahua, Maine Coon, French Bulldog: Meet Instagram's most popular cat and dog breeds

With millions of Instagram pages dedicated to these furry babies, how does one know which are the most popular dogs and cat breeds?.UK-based comparison site GoCompare has released a new report revealing the most popular cat and dog breeds on Instagram.

Cats and dogs may have to be vaccinated to stop the spread of Covid

Cats and dogs may have to be vaccinated to stop the spread of Covid

Scientists said the continued evolution of the virus in animals ‘poses a significant long-term risk to public health’ (Picture: Getty Images / iStockPhoto)It may be necessary to vaccinate pets in the future to stop coronavirus from spreading back to humans, scientists have said.

Rare disease spread via rat urine kills seven dogs and leaves dozens of Australians ill

Rare disease spread via rat urine kills seven dogs and leaves dozens of Australians ill

Seven dogs have died in Sydney from a disease that can kill pets in 48 hours, is transmitted by rat urine and has emerged in New South Wales for the first time, possibly owing to construction “stirring up” rodent populations .

'Sentencing their dog to death': how the anti-vax movement spread to pets

'Sentencing their dog to death': how the anti-vax movement spread to pets

“Most of the time people are OK, they’re not staunchly against it once you tell them the science and the statistics [but] we have had people walk out in hysteria, saying that there is absolutely no way their dog is getting [vaccinated] because they believe it causes auto-immune diseases or, specifically, autism.”.

'It is heart-breaking' Two seriously ill puppies found dumped outside church

'It is heart-breaking' Two seriously ill puppies found dumped outside church

They were found in the porch of St Peter’s Church in Rectory Lane, Banstead, Surrey, earlier this week by its vicar who alerted the RSPCA.Animal welfare officer Carl Hone described how a man in a pink shirt was spotted running towards a grey people carrier with a woman passenger parked outside the church.Mr Hone: “The man who did this consciously made the decision to abandon these two innocent dogs and leave them in freezing conditions in very poor health.“It is heart-breaking that somebody could treat animals in desperate need of veterinary care in this way.”The pups were left in a pink and white fleece blanket.

Brexit: Pets will need rabies checks costing up to £60 when travelling to Europe after no-deal, government warns

Brexit: Pets will need rabies checks costing up to £60 when travelling to Europe after no-deal, government warns

“We are also concerned that pet travel changes under a no-deal Brexit could spark a surge in demand for small animal vets and laboratory capacity to fulfil increased requirements for rabies testing and vaccination at a time when the workforce is already experiencing shortfalls.

Good Morning Britain condemned for spreading anti-vaccination myths with 'offensive' canine autism debate

Good Morning Britain condemned for spreading anti-vaccination myths with 'offensive' canine autism debate

The British Veterinary Association said it was aware of a growing community of anti-vaccination pet owners in the US, "who have voiced concerns that vaccinations may lead to their dogs developing autism-like behaviour".

Vaccinations for Your Pet

Vaccinations for Your Pet

This will depend on the type of vaccine, your pet’s age, medical history, environment and lifestyle.Expand to read moreFor puppies: If his mother has a healthy immune system, a puppy will most likely receive antibodies in mother’s milk while nursing.