Dog dies after eating sausage laced with nails

Dog dies after eating sausage laced with nails

Viola Coschemique, 41, had taken her dog Azaar for a walk when he found several pigs in blankets stuffed with nails (Picture: Pen News / Viola Coschemique)Dog owners have been warned after a pet died from eating sausages stuffed with nails in a public park.

Dog ‘copies his injured owner’s limp out of sympathy’

Dog ‘copies his injured owner’s limp out of sympathy’

Mr Jones said the vet and x-ray had found ‘nothing wrong’ with his dog, but experts have urged him to get a second opinion as dogs have to be trained to imitate people and will not do it ‘out of sympathy’.

Funeral for Fido: as pet ownership levels rise, so does the end-of-life care business

Funeral for Fido: as pet ownership levels rise, so does the end-of-life care business

The vet who euthanised the small dog arranged to have him cremated for about $400.Our connections with companion animals, and our willingness to spend on them, even after their deaths, is fuelling the booming pet end-of-life business.

My first 48 hours owning a kitten were emotional. Here's what I learned

My first 48 hours owning a kitten were emotional. Here's what I learned

After only a few hours of lying on the floor listening to classical music and reading Crime And Punishment, an entirely new girl emerged – spirited, yet calm enough to be guided by curiosity, not fear.

Puppy suffers horrific burns as vets warn to keep pets out of kitchen

Puppy suffers horrific burns as vets warn to keep pets out of kitchen

Little Fig is just a puppy, and her injury was incredibly dangerous (Picture: Sarah Pickett)Vets are warning owners to keep their dogs out of the kitchen on Christmas Day to avoid dangerous burns and scalds.

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.

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

When we opted for lifetime cover, the site came up with 53 policies ranging in price from £9.97 a month with the insurer Animal Friends to £74.21 with Asda Money.

Rescuing a dog in the pandemic: What to expect

Rescuing a dog in the pandemic: What to expect

After what felt like years of pleading (but was probably only weeks) after my 6th birthday, my parents and oldest brother returned home from a breeder with Johann, our German Shepard, who grew to 110 pounds and 5 feet tall on his hind legs.

Meet Jasper, the hairless cat with no eyes who just became an internet sensation

Meet Jasper, the hairless cat with no eyes who just became an internet sensation

Trending stories,celebrity news and all the best of TODAY.Kelli said would occasionally have a flare-up of the feline herpes virus, which causes runny eyes, but everything else was otherwise normal.While Jasper has a good quality of life now, Kelli added that hasn't always been the case.

Pet weight: Is your pet struggling with quarantine weight gain?

Pet weight: Is your pet struggling with quarantine weight gain?

Months of staying home, bingeing over food and cooped-up on a sofa with their parents to watch OTT platforms has resulted in weight gain, laziness and a gloomy state of mind.With a bag of chips, snacks, biscuits and more unhealthy food to munch on, pets are faced with a new challenge- to lose weight.

Vetbiochem Charts Previously Unchartered Territory

Vetbiochem Charts Previously Unchartered Territory

This is the story of Vetbiochem India Pvt Ltd whose customer-centric approach and understanding the need to provide niche quality products at affordable prices took the company to new heights beating all odds on its way since its inception in 2007.

Mayim Bialik shares why she loves raising her sons with cats

Mayim Bialik shares why she loves raising her sons with cats

Mayim Bialik has three rescue cats (Addie, Frances and Nermal) who have seen her through enormous life changes — both happy and sad."While dogs are lovely, I love my sons being raised with cats because you have to learn a lot of boundaries with cats.

The pet project helping to get rough sleepers in the UK off the streets

The pet project helping to get rough sleepers in the UK off the streets

Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian The charity has 1,060 active patients, which includes 397 staffordshire bull terriers like Poochie, 93 cats, two rabbits and one ferret – and these pets provide crucial companionship and a sense of responsibility to people experiencing homelessness in different ways, from people sleeping on a friend’s sofa or living in temporary accommodation to those having to bed down on the streets.

Tim Dowling: Is the puppy homesick? The worry is all-consuming

Tim Dowling: Is the puppy homesick? The worry is all-consuming

The puppy we’re looking after for friends appears at the garden door with a shoe in its mouth.The dog sits on the garden table, lip curled in a sneer, while my wife runs the trimmer over its back.“It’s for dogs,” my wife says.

Do cats eat less in hot weather?

Do cats eat less in hot weather?

While the weather is hot, make sure to look out for symptoms of heatstroke in your pets (Image: GETTY) If your cat has symptoms of heatstroke, it's important you contact your vet immediately.

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.

Super Vet performs miracle in series finale as dog is on the brink

Super Vet performs miracle in series finale as dog is on the brink

Little Jasper survived after going into cardiac arrest (Picture: Channel 4)Super Vet Noel Fitzpatrick has performed a miracle in saving a dog’s life after he was on the brink.

Dog who was abandoned with broken legs now hops around

Dog who was abandoned with broken legs now hops around

Meet Cora (Picture: Zach Skow / SWNS.COM)Zach, who runs Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue, said: ‘She had severely broken front legs, a broken back and a totally shattered pelvis.

Dog needs life-saving surgery after swallowing 26 golf balls

Dog needs life-saving surgery after swallowing 26 golf balls

Lost in the ruff: The 26 golf balls removed from Alfie the dog’s stomach (Picture: SWNS)A trip to the vet – and a few barfed balls later – revealed total of 26 golf balls had got stuck inside his stomach.

Couple who saved dog from 'death row' stunned when she gives birth to 12 puppies

Couple who saved dog from 'death row' stunned when she gives birth to 12 puppies

When Boo started piling on the pounds, Audrey and Maynard worried they were overfeeding the dog, but when they took her to the vet they were told she was in fact pregnant with a litter of six puppies.