Give your furry babies some TLC at home during the lockdown

Give your furry babies some TLC at home during the lockdown

The type of brush you use depends on the coat condition of your pet.Bathe your pet, but not every day: Dogs have a very different skin texture, so it’s important not to use soap or shampoo meant for humans.

I've Zoomed and I've dog groomed and I still don't know how to stay alert

I've Zoomed and I've dog groomed and I still don't know how to stay alert

On 30 April – possibly owing to Kevin saying his voice was a little huskier than usual, but more likely because of the government’s desperation to meet its 100,000 daily target by the end of the month – he was told he was eligible for a test and was invited to go to a centre in Cambridge the next day.

Harry and Meghan cover faces with bandanas as they walk their dogs in LA

Harry and Meghan cover faces with bandanas as they walk their dogs in LA

Prince Harry was pulled along by their black Labrador Oz while Meghan Markle walked the family’s rescue beagle Guy. Travelling in their Porsche SUV, the couple followed Southern California rules requiring the wearing of face masks to combat the spread of coronavirus , but their security guard was thought to have flouted the regulation.

Police want your help naming new puppies after NHS heroes

Police want your help naming new puppies after NHS heroes

It was also suggested that the pups be named after NHS staff who saved the life of a West Midlands officer who nearly died from the coronavirus.

Cat lovers crash national vets' website after coronavirus fears

Cat lovers crash national vets' website after coronavirus fears

The association was forced to clarify that only cat owners who are self-isolating with symptoms of coronavirus should keep their pets indoors, after a study found cats can spread the virus.

People in lockdown told not to make impulsive pet decision

People in lockdown told not to make impulsive pet decision

Holly Conway, the head of public affairs at the Kennel Club, said: “While we would underline that now isn’t the right time to bring home a puppy, or make an impulsive decision to get a pet, these [search] figures could be a sign of more people looking to find a breeder directly in the future, which is extremely positive and what Lucy’s law aims to impose.

Americans help animal shelters during coronavirus pandemic

Americans help animal shelters during coronavirus pandemic

Things were looking good for Axel Evensen, 17, when the coronavirus outbreak led to a stay-at-home order in California.“This has been his best and happiest year of school,” his mom, Jill Evensen, told TODAY.Axel Evensen, 17, cuddles his foster dog, Johnny.

Coronavirus pandemic sees huge increase in dog and cat adoptions

Coronavirus pandemic sees huge increase in dog and cat adoptions

The greater amount of time people have been spending at home for the past few weeks has inspired many to provide new homes for pets, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home revealed.

Coronavirus crisis sees loads more cats and dogs find loving homes

Coronavirus crisis sees loads more cats and dogs find loving homes

Smudge is one of more than 150 animals adopted from Battersea in the space of a week (Picture: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home) A glimmer of positive news amid the coronavirus crisis: the number of pets being adopted has soared in these strange and scary times.

Crufts 2020 cancelled: Will Crufts be cancelled over coronavirus fears?

Crufts 2020 cancelled: Will Crufts be cancelled over coronavirus fears?

But now people are asking if Crufts has been cancelled, or should be cancelled, amid continued fears about the spread of coronavirus across the UK.

'My precious angels': 2 of Paula Abdul's dogs die in the same week

'My precious angels': 2 of Paula Abdul's dogs die in the same week

She also has another dog that fans know and love named Bessie Moo. Not long after adopting Nemo, the "Straight Up" singer of herself lounging around with her pooches.

Britain's loneliest dog is holding auditions for owners after 10 years in shelter

Britain's loneliest dog is holding auditions for owners after 10 years in shelter

After an online appeal, the dog has received hundreds of adoption requests (Picture: Triangle News )‘It takes her quite a while to build up a bond with someone but it’s always handy to have some treats to win her over.

Dog with cancer makes miracle recovery after £39k stem cell transplant

Dog with cancer makes miracle recovery after £39k stem cell transplant

Millie was kept in isolation for a week and was only allowed to be visited by two doctors while they waited for Coco’s stem cells to develop in her body (Picture: Serena Gannon-Lodge and Andrew Lodge /Mercury Press)‘This whole five months has been an emotional rollercoaster from being really optimistic to really sad and worried and having to see her go through all of that – but she had to go through it to be here today.

Sausage dog loses third of body weight after photo of his tummy inspires change

Sausage dog loses third of body weight after photo of his tummy inspires change

Jasper before his weight loss, in the photo that inspired owner Chloe to make a change (Picture: Dilantha Dissanayake / Mercury Press)Snack-loving sausage dog Jasper has managed to lose a third of his body weight after a photo his owner posted on Instagram made her realise just how many pounds he had piled on.

Hundreds of sausage dogs dressed in Christmas costumes gather in Hyde Park

Hundreds of sausage dogs dressed in Christmas costumes gather in Hyde Park

The group of dachshund owners and their puppies come together in Hyde Park a few times a year but the festive editon often has a huge turnout.The Hyde Park sausage dog walk was set up by Ana Rodriguez and her dog Winston in 2017.

Can you take dogs into polling stations?

Can you take dogs into polling stations?

(Picture: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)There’s no denying that in the midst of a fraught General Election while tensions are running high, the prospect of seeing some good old dogs at polling stations when the public goes to vote this week is a warming thought .

Woman tracks down stray dog she found on holiday and brings him home to Devon

Woman tracks down stray dog she found on holiday and brings him home to Devon

From the moment Levi met stray dog Punter, she couldn’t stop thinking about him (Picture: Levi Danyeil /SWNS.COM)Surely we’ve all had the experience of falling in love with a stray animal while we’re on holiday and desperately wanting to take them home.

Dad and daughter kept starving dogs in faeces ridden puppy farm

Dad and daughter kept starving dogs in faeces ridden puppy farm

Sansha Lamb was banned from keeping animals for life (Picture: SWNS) The dogs were underfed and riddled with lice and skin lesions (Picture: SWNS)Martin Pizzey, defending Peter, said his client had no commercial interest and only became involved to help his daughter.

Pets at Home is selling jackets to keep animals calm during fireworks

Pets at Home is selling jackets to keep animals calm during fireworks

To help keep your cats or dogs calm, Pets at Home is selling a range of products, including the Thundershirt – a jacket that acts like a ‘constant hug’ for your pet.

Hero dog injured in al-Baghdadi raid headed to White House

Hero dog injured in al-Baghdadi raid headed to White House

President Donald Trump tweets that the military working dog injured in the raid last weekend that killed the Islamic State leader will leave the Middle East for the White House sometime next week.