Dog owners face £1,000 fine if their pets won’t stop barking

Dog owners face £1,000 fine if their pets won’t stop barking

A warning has been issued to dog owners after a woman lost her pet over its barking (Picture:Getty)If your dog’s incessant yapping annoys your neighbours too much, you could end up having to pay a £1,000 fine.

Dog owners warned of 'silent killer' as pets could be put at risk in boiling weather

Dog owners warned of 'silent killer' as pets could be put at risk in boiling weather

The RSPCA is warning owners not to even take their dogs on short walks during high temperatures (Image: GETTY)"Most people know that dogs die in hot cars, but the reality is that more than 10 times as many dogs need veterinary treatment for heat-related illness following exercise as for being overheated in cars.

Wonderdog by Jules Howard review – are we taming dogs, or are they taming us?

Wonderdog by Jules Howard review – are we taming dogs, or are they taming us?

While Howard includes these moments of playful humility on behalf of earlier science, his message is profound, though he insists that it’s “straightforward”: “It is simply that the more compassionate we have become in our explorations into the minds of dogs, the more intelligent they have shown us to be.

Chihuahua's pageant career in jeopardy after broken leg

Chihuahua's pageant career in jeopardy after broken leg

Twiggy may have tiny legs but she still loves walks (Picture: PA Real Life)‘Everything we bought her was huge.

Woman won’t date a man without approval from her chihuahuas

Woman won’t date a man without approval from her chihuahuas

‘I choose not to be in a romantic relationship, it’s not the other way around’ (Picture: jahnnalee/Mercury Press)‘They also love the attention they get when they’re dressed up.

Katherine Schwarzenegger’s rescue dog Maverick inspires her

Katherine Schwarzenegger’s rescue dog Maverick inspires her

People who adopt pets from several animal shelters across the country this month will find adoption fees waived, thanks to Katherine Schwarzenegger, Best Friends Animal Society, Bounty Paper Towels and a rescue dog named Maverick.

Getting a dog helped me heal after a suicide attempt

Getting a dog helped me heal after a suicide attempt

Even if I did want to talk, I felt like there was no one there to help me or turn to – even though my partner of 12 years, Annette, 56, is the most loving person I know.

Watch crushed puppy emerging from debris ALIVE and reuniting with owner in Ukraine

Watch crushed puppy emerging from debris ALIVE and reuniting with owner in Ukraine

The poor dog was trapped under debris but emerged alive with the help of rescuers (Image: [email protected]@Gerashchenko_en)Mr Herashchenko wrote that the owner of the puppy nearly died himself until he too was saved by the rescuing services.

Heartbreaking bark as dog lost in Ukraine war reunites with her owner 'A little positive'

Heartbreaking bark as dog lost in Ukraine war reunites with her owner 'A little positive'

The post on Kastus Kalinouskiv Battalion's Facebook page said: “A little positive in these difficult times.“During Bucha's release we found Nessy, the dog, left alone.“But thanks to our friends we found her hosts and today she is back to them.

Hundreds of dogs left to die in abandoned shelter in Ukraine after Putin unleashes attack

Hundreds of dogs left to die in abandoned shelter in Ukraine after Putin unleashes attack

Of the 485 dogs living in the shelter, only 150 survived, the animal rights organisation UAnimals reported.Hundreds of dogs starved to death in the Borodyanka shelter (Image: Network for Animals)Shocking footage from the shelter was shared on social media by UAnimals and Network for Animals, an international animal welfare organization.

Dog watches over body of man killed by Russians on street in Bucha

Dog watches over body of man killed by Russians on street in Bucha

A man lies dead body of a man lies inside a car ran over by a Russian tank (Picture: Getty Images) Tanya Nedashkivska, 57, mourns the death of her husband, killed in Bucha (Picture: AP) Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks to the media in the city, on the outskirts of Kyiv (Picture: Reuters).

How Ukrainian pets bring solace for some refugees but heartbreak for others

How Ukrainian pets bring solace for some refugees but heartbreak for others

At a nearby refugee reception centre in Lodyna just over the Polish border, a young girl arrived with her mother after a long journey from eastern Ukraine and the first thing she did after being given a camp-bed was to feed and cuddle the rats in her pet carrier.

One American left safety behind to care for abandoned animals in Ukraine

One American left safety behind to care for abandoned animals in Ukraine

Every day, Jeff Praul takes many of the dogs in the animal shelter for a walk, working to build trust and give the animals a feeling of normalcy.

Stylish cockapoo now has more outfits than her owner

Stylish cockapoo now has more outfits than her owner

A glimpse into her wardrobe (Picture: Mercury Press)Nicole, from Essex, says: ‘She has more clothes than me at this point, definitely more new stuff.So chic (Picture: Mercury Press)Nicole even admits that a lot more of her time and energy goes into Luna’s outfits, rather than her own.

Ukraine animal charities: 5 verified nonprofits to help refugees' pets

Ukraine animal charities: 5 verified nonprofits to help refugees' pets

Larger organizations are coordinating support for local animal shelters, but it’s dangerous work.Landsmann supports the efforts of this Ukrainian organization so much that she commended their work to Mike Arms, CEO of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

Ukrainian refugees: UK set to waive red tape for pets

Ukrainian refugees: UK set to waive red tape for pets

With more than 2.5 million Ukrainians having been forced to leave the country, sources say ministers will waive the strict rule that requires owners to have a pet passport or health certificate to bring in their pets.

Ukrainian pets: Government ‘talking to vets to work out how to let refugees bring animals to UK’

Ukrainian pets: Government ‘talking to vets to work out how to let refugees bring animals to UK’

Another campaigner, Dominic Dyer, wrote to Lord Goldsmith: “This terrible conflict is ripping so many families apart, yet we are seeing an incredibly strong bond between people and companion animals that will not be broken by the evil brutality of Putin’s invasion forces...“If UK policy remains that no companion animals can enter the UK with refugees, we could see tens of thousands of dogs and cats having to be euthanised in Poland, Hungary and Romania in the weeks ahead.

Craving peace in a lifetime of conflict

Craving peace in a lifetime of conflict

I must thank Paul Evans (Country Diary , 24 February) for summing up so well my feelings about life under our government: “a perpetual autumn in the realm of rot”.Maybe it’s time to dig out your old CDs, 23 February ).

All the Presidents’ Pets

All the Presidents’ Pets

Major, a German shepherd whom the Bidens adopted from the Delaware Humane Association in 2018,was the first shelter dog to reside at the White House .His name recalled Biden's father, who used to tell him, "Any time you get knocked down, champ — get up!"

Country diary: Trouble beneath the blackthorn

Country diary: Trouble beneath the blackthorn

A calf from last year stands alone, nibbling bramble leaves, more bored by the idleness than hungry.‘Fed before dawn, the beasts now lie cudding, eyes half closed, contented.’ Photograph: Sarah LaughtonI move among them familiarly; all born on the farm, they have been handled from an early age.