Naughty dog steals owner’s sex toy and cuddles up with it on the sofa

Naughty dog steals owner’s sex toy and cuddles up with it on the sofa

The three-year-old pup refused to let go of his new chew toy (Picture: Caters News Agency)Halle, a professional poker player, said: ‘I got out of the shower and went into the living room to see Dammit Bobby chewing on something on the couch.

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.

A tiger has coronavirus: Is your pet at risk?

A tiger has coronavirus: Is your pet at risk?

It's believed the Bronx tiger got sick from a human, and as of March 25, at least two dogs in Hong Kong had tested positive for the coronavirus after close human contacts also did, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Cooped up: is coronavius lockdown a good time to start keeping chickens?

Cooped up: is coronavius lockdown a good time to start keeping chickens?

But Smith, Scott-Norman and RSPCA’s scientific officer Dr Sarah Babington all warn that a backyard chicken coop is not an easy egg fix, if the supermarket runs low.

Hot cross buns are toxic for dogs so don’t give in to their puppy eyes

Hot cross buns are toxic for dogs so don’t give in to their puppy eyes

Dr Laura Playforth, professional standards director for out-of-hours pet care firm Vets Now, said: ‘It’s unclear exactly what causes the toxic effects of raisins but just one can kill a susceptible dog so real caution should be taken with foods, like hot cross buns, that contain them.

Unexpected joys of self-isolation

Unexpected joys of self-isolation

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Watch Shania Twain perform at home with her dog and very excited horse

Watch Shania Twain perform at home with her dog and very excited horse

I am watching Shania Twain play acoustic songs in the shadow of a horse that will not get out of the way, and it's more compelling than I would've expected.

Dad nearly loses arm after scratch from pet dog gave him sepsis

Dad nearly loses arm after scratch from pet dog gave him sepsis

The dad-of-seven was told he was lucky to be alive (Picture: Caters News) Medics at the Royal United Hospital in Bath cleared the infection and left a huge open wound (Picture: Caters News)‘Penny was definitely missing me and the first thing she did when I got home was jump up for a cuddle- we are best friends.

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.

How to keep your pooch engaged indoors

How to keep your pooch engaged indoors

Once it gets used to that, use two cups and place the treat under one of them as the dog watches it.Now, encourage the dog to turn over the correct cup and grab the treat.

Pet 101 during covid-19

Pet 101 during covid-19

2) Activity: As you spend more time at home, make sure that each pet gets the exercise it needs.Call your veterinarian if you have any concerns for the health of your pets.

Coronavirus: Record number of pets taken into foster care during lockdown

Coronavirus: Record number of pets taken into foster care during lockdown

Amid an avalanche of bad news, Ms Simeon's story and thousands like it across the country are prompting smiles as suddenly isolated people rush to care for animals, easing a burden on shelters and providing homes - even if just temporarily - for homeless dogs, cats and other pets.

Pets’ mental health may suffer during coronavirus lockdown

Pets’ mental health may suffer during coronavirus lockdown

Try to keep positive for your pet (Credits: Getty Images)Some pets are absolutely loving their owners being home all the time due to lockdown.In terms of how to keep your dog busy during self-isolation, Dr Dodd says that exercise is a must for both owner and pet.

Rescued dog with terminal cancer ticking off bucket list with help of owner

Rescued dog with terminal cancer ticking off bucket list with help of owner

The items range from shopping sprees and beach visits to a half-birthday party, in case she does not make it to her fifth birthday in June.Adorable Bumble enjoying a swim (Image: PA) A shopping spree in Pets At Home (Image: PA).

Coronavirus: Dog called ‘Soda Pup’ delivers wine during lockdown

Coronavirus: Dog called ‘Soda Pup’ delivers wine during lockdown

“After we could no longer have our guests come into the winery in a social setting, I noticed that Soda was looking a little sad,” Stone House owner Lori Yata told Today.

Dog rejected due to underbite and wonky nose finds loving home

Dog rejected due to underbite and wonky nose finds loving home

It’s thought Pepo was a victim of abuse (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Pepo the rescue dog spent months getting rejected by potential adopters because his underbite, wonky nose, and out-turned feet left him looking like an ‘evil Minion’.

Coronavirus crisis helps dog find home after 4 years in shelter

Coronavirus crisis helps dog find home after 4 years in shelter

Michael Levitt, 52, a television producer with vast experience in animal rescue programming, wanted to do his part to help strapped shelters cope with the crisis.“I spoke with my partner about fostering and he agreed that now, more than ever, we need to step up and do it,” he told TODAY.Michael Levitt was happy being part of a two-dog family until the coronavirus pandemic motivated him to help a Southern California shelter by fostering Toretto.

Ranger warns Royal Parks will be closed if dogs aren’t kept on leads

Ranger warns Royal Parks will be closed if dogs aren’t kept on leads

Dog owners have been asked to follow the ‘temporary’ coronavirus measure at the eight Royal Parks in London to help visitors stay two metres away from each other.

Adorable special needs pups have a condition that makes them wiggle

Adorable special needs pups have a condition that makes them wiggle

Trimble and Twitch just love being around people, so much so that Christie often takes them to visit children in her community who also have special needs.

Chinese city bans eating dogs and cats after coronavirus outbreak

Chinese city bans eating dogs and cats after coronavirus outbreak

Dogs in China’s live animal markets are often stolen as pets or snatched off the streets as strays (Picture: Reuters)A city in China has made history by becoming the first authority in the mainland to ban the consumption and production of dog and cat meat.

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