Tim Dowling: is the dog’s friendship with the fox sweet – or a bad omen?

Tim Dowling: is the dog’s friendship with the fox sweet – or a bad omen?

My wife sits up in bed.“What’s going on?” she says.“The dog is barking,” I say, standing up to look out the window.If you open the front door at night, the dog will often run out between your legs to chase the fox down an adjacent lane.

Black cats are often adopted last. Kitten finds luck before Halloween

Black cats are often adopted last. Kitten finds luck before Halloween

Lucky's tabby littermates were adopted before him, and then he was returned to Animal Welfare League of Arlington by people who decided they weren't ready to care for a pet.

Dog stares through window for 10 hours waiting for owner to come home

Dog stares through window for 10 hours waiting for owner to come home

A dog left home alone has been filmed waiting by the window for 10 hours for his owner to come home from work.One-year-old bordie collie Naughty waited for his owner to return by the window all day (Picture: @douyin / 125587963) Here he is still at 3.30pm.

Dogs and cats can catch coronavirus, new study shows

Dogs and cats can catch coronavirus, new study shows

Vet experts have warned pet owners with symptoms to stay away from their animals in case they infect them too (Picture: Reuters)‘While eligible participant number was limited by relatively low human transmission rates in the study area, these preliminary results suggest that a substantial proportion of pets in households of persons with Covid-19 end up developing antibodies,’ added Professor Bienzle.

Police officer rescues puppy from a hot car — see the bodycam footage

Police officer rescues puppy from a hot car — see the bodycam footage

A Miami Township police officer is being praised for rescuing a small puppy from the back of a hot car in Ohio by smashing through the driver's side window.“NEVER leave children or animals alone in a hot car,” the Miami Township Police Department wrote on the Facebook post.

How to keep your dog cool during extreme temperatures

How to keep your dog cool during extreme temperatures

‘So it is certainly something that pet owners across the UK, particularly over this weekend when it’s going to get very hot, need to be watching their furry friends very closely.’.

Police forced to smash window to save dog trapped in car in 40C heat

Police forced to smash window to save dog trapped in car in 40C heat

The dog was seen cowering below the steering wheel (Picture: Emergencias Sevilla) The dog was taken to a vet for treatment (Picture: Emergencias Sevilla) Police said the dog has been removed from the owner’s care (Picture: Emergencias Sevilla) Police believe temperatures surpassed 40C inside the car (Picture: Emergencias Sevilla)When contacted by police the owner, a 49-year-old woman, did not see any issue with leaving the dog inside.

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.

Tonka the therapy dog brings joy to nursing home during coronavirus quarantine

Tonka the therapy dog brings joy to nursing home during coronavirus quarantine

The quarantine didn't stop Leigh and Tonka from spreading cheer, as she recently took him up to many residents' windows so they could wave and say hello.

Dog who always sits in the window given sweet letter by kind stranger

Dog who always sits in the window given sweet letter by kind stranger

Swift sitting in the window (Picture: Dan Rowlands / )Debbie Nutchey was thrilled when she received a postcard from a stranger thanking her dog for making her smile.

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).

Cat Survives a fall from the 11th Floor

Cat Survives a fall from the 11th Floor

Stephanie Gustafson lives on the 11th floor of an apartment building in downtown Juneau, Alaska where her cat, Wasabi, followed a mosquito right out of the window. This miraculous story is a great reminder of how important it is to keep your windows screened when living with cats, or any pets.

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.

Cat lovers question ethics of Nicole Kidman hiking with pets in backpack

Cat lovers question ethics of Nicole Kidman hiking with pets in backpack

But Kidman’s revelation in an interview with You magazine that she regularly takes hikes with the pets in a backpack has met with a more muted reception, with animal rights groups questioning the comfort of the cats while being so transported.

Does my cat purr when it’s alone in the house?

Does my cat purr when it’s alone in the house?

The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific concepts Does my cat purr when it’s alone in the house? Does my cat purr when I’m not there?

Jack Russell somehow ends up on a ledge while making break for freedom

Jack Russell somehow ends up on a ledge while making break for freedom

However, despite his precarious position, Max ended up being rescued by a fire crew from Paddington who were called to the building in Maida Vale.

Husband forced to choose between saving wife and dog from house fire

Husband forced to choose between saving wife and dog from house fire

(Picture: MEN Media)The house caught fire when they had left a pan of food on low heat for when the couple’s son Correy, 23, returned from work at around 11pm.

Workmen smash car window to rescue three trapped dogs on hottest day of the year

Workmen smash car window to rescue three trapped dogs on hottest day of the year

Workmen in Bristol were forced to smash a car window to rescue three dogs trapped on the hottest day of the year. The dogs were left in a car boot on Thursday with all the windows shut in 27C heat.

The magic $2 pet hair remover you can’t live without

The magic $2 pet hair remover you can’t live without

It’s not going to help you in this situation.Source:istockWHEN Tasmanian cat lover Danica Penton bought a $2 window cleaner, she had no idea it would change her life — or the reaction she would get from fellow pet owners when she posted it online.With three furry friends, her couch was constantly covered in hair.