Small pets at risk of heatstroke as global temperatures rise, study warns

Small pets at risk of heatstroke as global temperatures rise, study warns

‘Owners of small animals such as rabbits, ferrets and guinea pigs may need to review their pet’s housing and take steps to keep their pets cool in the warmer months to reduce the risk of heatstroke,’ she said.

Small pets at risk of heatstroke as temperatures rise, study finds

Small pets at risk of heatstroke as temperatures rise, study finds

The researchers say their findings highlight the need for better public awareness of heatstroke and the risk to all animals, and that cases will continue to rise with warmer weather because of the climate emergency.

Hero couple take in more than 60 stray dogs from cold as Istanbul hit with huge snowfall

Hero couple take in more than 60 stray dogs from cold as Istanbul hit with huge snowfall

Tugay Abukan and Burcu Yuksel have long been feeding local animals but the snowy snap – which shut airports and caused widespread disruption in Istanbul – has led them to open up their house too.

When is it too cold to walk your dog?

When is it too cold to walk your dog?

Huskies can tolerate cold weather better than other breeds, says Vets Now (Picture: Getty).Don’t let your pup get too chilly (Picture: Getty)PDSA vet Lynne James told us: ‘Watch out for wet weather – getting wet will increase the risk of your dog getting chilled.

80-year-old woman sets off on yearly 600-mile pony trek from Hexham to Inverness

80-year-old woman sets off on yearly 600-mile pony trek from Hexham to Inverness

Jane lives on a diet of porridge, oatcakes, and cheese (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith SWNS)‘I refuse to go slogging on through pouring wet rain,’ Jane said.Jane has no plans to stop her annual journey any time soon (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith SWNS)Campervans on single track roads have also become a more persistent problem.

Meteorologist's dog steals spotlight, adorably interrupts the weather report

Meteorologist's dog steals spotlight, adorably interrupts the weather report

Viewers who tuned into Global News Toronto last Friday to check out the weekend weather report learned that Saturday would be dry in the daytime, rainy in the evening and absolutely cute and fluffy all day long.

Hot Weather Safety Tips

Hot Weather Safety Tips

Animals with flat faces , like Pugs and Persian cats, are more susceptible to heat stroke since they cannot pant as effectively.For other ways to help, download and share our hot weather safety infographic to alert others of the dangers your pets may face during the summer.

Playful Labrador hijacks live weather report by stealing journalist’s microphone- Video

Playful Labrador hijacks live weather report by stealing journalist’s microphone- Video

A CHEEKY Labrador stole the spotlight from a weather reporter as he ran off with her microphone leaving viewers giggling at the lively pooch.(Image: MIR 24) The dog jumped up and stole the journalist's microphone.

Here's how to help pets and animals affected by dangerous Texas cold

Here's how to help pets and animals affected by dangerous Texas cold

Many local animal groups have put out information on how to help animals and pets in Texas, especially ones that may have been outside during the inclement weather.Other shelters, like the Houston Humane Society, are always accepting donations to care for animals in their custody.

Can you walk dogs in the snow? Does snow hurt dogs paws?

Can you walk dogs in the snow? Does snow hurt dogs paws?

It's important to look after a dog's paws during periods of cold weather (Image: GETTY).Washing and drying a dog's paws is a good idea after a walk in the snow (Image: GETTY)Dog owners should also be aware of other hazards during snow periods, such as grit.

Man turns old TV sets into cosy homes for stray dogs

Man turns old TV sets into cosy homes for stray dogs

Stray dogs can take shelter from harsh weather conditions inside their pods, which each have water bottles inside, too (Picture: Caters News Agency)‘These dogs get hit by speeding vehicles.

Can you walk dogs in the snow?

Can you walk dogs in the snow?

It’s fine to walk your dog, but limit your time outdoors and keep a close eye on them (Picture: Getty)It’s also important to keep your eye out for ice and slush, as they will often contain antifreeze, which is lethal for dogs.

Autumn Safety Tips

Autumn Safety Tips

Fall is back-to-school time, and those of you with young children know that means stocking up on items like glue sticks, pencils and magic markers.

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

The hot weather is forecast to continue for the next few days, with temperatures continuing above 30C.However there are some easy tips you can use to ensure your dog stays happy and healthy in the summer heat.

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.

Aldi is selling mats, toys, and bowls to keep your pets cool during the heatwave

Aldi is selling mats, toys, and bowls to keep your pets cool during the heatwave

On sale from today, the pet range includes cooling mats and toys, as well as bowls that ensure their food and water stays at the right temperature.

Weatherman Paul Dellegatto's dog interrupt at-home forecast

Weatherman Paul Dellegatto's dog interrupt at-home forecast

Paul Dellegatto, a chief meteorologist for FOX 13 in Tampa Bay, was doing the forecast from his home earlier this month when his dog , Brody, interrupted him and sent tails wagging with antics that show being on the clock from the comfort of your own house is no walk in the bark.

More than 1 billion animals killed by Australian wildfires

More than 1 billion animals killed by Australian wildfires

Chris Dickman, a professor of ecology at the University of Sydney, revised his estimate of 480 million animals affected by the fires, saying on Wednesday that more than 800 million animals have likely been killed in the Australian state of New South Wales alone.

Dog smashed out of boiling car after being inside for THREE HOURS in heatwave

Dog smashed out of boiling car after being inside for THREE HOURS in heatwave

The Charles Cross Police Team said on Twitter: “Another dog left in the sun, another window smashed! The dog appeared to be very happy to be released from the hot car (Image: CHARLES CROSS POLICE TEAM).

How to keep your pets safe in hot weather – especially if you have a balcony

How to keep your pets safe in hot weather – especially if you have a balcony

The summer months are riddled with dangers for household pets (Picture: Getty/Blue Cross)Pet owners are being warned not to open their windows or balconies to cool down their homes on hot days.