Boy, 11, ‘thought he would die’ in bull terrier attack

Boy, 11, ‘thought he would die’ in bull terrier attack

Cooper, 11, thought he wouldn’t survive being mauled by the dog attack (Picture: Liverpool Echo)A boy has described the moment his arm was ripped by a dog so badly that he could almost see his own bone.

Waterloo Dog who caused chaos for commuters is found safe and well

Waterloo Dog who caused chaos for commuters is found safe and well

⚠️ *UPDATE 26/07* The dog on the track at Waterloo has been safely rescued and is enjoying a cup of premium water after this morning's game of hide and seek!

Wildleaks: New Whistleblowing Website Aims to Cut Wildlife Crime

Wildleaks: New Whistleblowing Website Aims to Cut Wildlife Crime

While some of the most egregious crimes against wildlife are committed abroad against elephants, rhinos, and tigers, the fact that animal products can fetch lucrative prices, often right here in the United States, contributes to the problem.

Dog jumped out of train and walked 125 miles to find owner who rejected her

Dog jumped out of train and walked 125 miles to find owner who rejected her

Maru was exhausted and injured when she was found (Picture: Darya Stulinskaya/The Siberian Times) She walked and ran for 125 miles (200km) (Picture: Siberian Times)Two-and-a-half days later, the wounded and tired dog was found at an industrial estate, close to where her owner lives.

Ideal gadgets for pet parents

Ideal gadgets for pet parents

If night is the only time you head out with your pet, then use LED light-up dog balls. Here’s a small interesting story of my pet dog Labrador Retriever who is 2 years old.

How to keep your pets safe in a dangerous heat wave

How to keep your pets safe in a dangerous heat wave

The American Society for the Prevention of Animal Cruelty has put out a list of tips people can use to make sure their pets stay safe in escalating temperatures this weekend, when TODAY's Al Roker says more than 100 heat records could be smashed.

Do our pets ever really love us – or do they just stick around for the food?

Do our pets ever really love us – or do they just stick around for the food?

Through many years of care and affection, we almost managed to rescue him from this anxiety until – almost as if to prove a point – Dustin was mauled to death by two pet dogs off the lead.

8 tips to make your dog happy

8 tips to make your dog happy

And who doesn’t like a happy dog running around the house, licking your face, expressing love and most importantly bringing a smile on your face? Just like kids, dogs also love new toys. Introducing him to new people one at a time, will keep your dog calm and aboard.

Would You Like a Cat with That Coffee? Yes Please!

Would You Like a Cat with That Coffee? Yes Please!

Located in Oakland, California, The Cat Town Café & Adoption Center has become the first cat café in the United States which opened in late October, reports Carol Pogash of the New York Times.

Cat crowned king of village to be honoured on 10th birthday

Cat crowned king of village to be honoured on 10th birthday

Ms Applebee told the Press Association: “He comes home but he doesn't stay in the home because he doesn't like the kittens. To stay away from the kittens, Wilbur, who Ms Applebee describes as “bold” and “very friendly”, spends his time in shops and businesses around the village instead.

Coping with hair shedding

Coping with hair shedding

1) Infestation and infection: Presence of parasites like fleas and mites triggers hair loss; these infest the dog and irritate the skin, causing severe itching which results in scratching and hair loss . A healthy coat is less likely to have loose hair to shed.

Scamp the Tramp is champ at World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Scamp the Tramp is champ at World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Photograph: Noah Berger/AP Second place went to Wild Thang, a Pekinese with beady eyes and a disturbing tongue, owned by Ann Lewis of Los Angeles. “What we’re really doing is we’re showcasing dogs that have been rescued and adopted and brought into loving homes,” a competition spokesman said.

Dog meat and dead monkeys on sale in gruesome market in Indonesia

Dog meat and dead monkeys on sale in gruesome market in Indonesia

Dogs are killed for their meat in Indonesia (Picture: Alf Jacob Nilsen/ Solent News & Photo Agency) The retired biologist saw shoppers inspecting the meat (Picture: Alf Jacob Nilsen/ Solent News & Photo Agency) Animal rights campaigners have previously tried to shut down the market (Picture: Alf Jacob Nilsen/ Solent News & Photo Agency)‘Hundreds of locals were offering bush meat, dog meat, bats, chickens and fish for sale.

Why it's time to stop buying pedigree dogs

Why it's time to stop buying pedigree dogs

As the Kennel Club warns the old English sheepdog faces extinction, consider rehoming if you are looking for a new best friend – whatever its ancestry.

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

The Observer Magazine of 9 March 1975 featured PG Wodehouse writing about his dogs (‘Pekes, hounds and mutts I have known’). But when Sammy died, confesses Wodehouse, ‘I made what I think was a mistake by appointing as his successor an Aberdeen terrier who was supposed (though he seldom did) to answer to the name of Angus.

New Yorker's trick to beat rule that dogs can only travel if they fit in a bag

New Yorker's trick to beat rule that dogs can only travel if they fit in a bag

Yes, that’s a dog in a blue Ikea bag (Picture: Twitter/ Christopher Sebela)The subway in New York has a very strange rule that only permits dogs to travel on trains if they are small enough to fit in a bag.

Home to roost: my life as a pigeon fancier

Home to roost: my life as a pigeon fancier

A few months before I joined the club, Natalya and I found out we were going to have another baby, and our son was born, at home, the night before my first pigeon race. We’d watch them fly around the house each morning, and wait in the garden for them to come home from races.

UK’s ‘unluckiest dog’ finally finds a home after five years at a shelter

UK’s ‘unluckiest dog’ finally finds a home after five years at a shelter

(Picture: EDCH /SWNS.COM)The UK’s ‘unluckiest’ dog has found a new home – after five years at an animal shelter. (Picture: EDCH /SWNS.COM)And now staff, who dubbed Star the UK’s unluckiest dog, said he has found a home with Graeme Webb, a professional photographer from Hawick, Scottish Borders.

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Pugs can suffer from Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) (Nic Serpell-Rand/SWNS.COM)The team led by The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, studied DNA from more than 400 Norwich terriers, while vets carried out clinical examinations.

Company turns pets’ ashes into glass paws owners can keep forever

Company turns pets’ ashes into glass paws owners can keep forever

What a sweet memento (Picture: Davenport Memorial Glass)When your pet passes over the rainbow bridge, it’s hard to say goodbye. The company create the keepsakes using a small amount of your pet’s ashes, and they look like a little paw print.

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