“There’s a crocodile in my Garden” Exotic animals have become increasingly popular choices as pets and that includes a variety of interesting reptiles. More and more people are choosing to keep snakes and lizards but many do not know how to care from them properly. Some of these pets inevitably escape and this can cause […]
Alabama Rot Threatens Dogs in the UK The deadly canine disease Alabama rot could be spreading across the UK as new cases have been discovered in Carlisle, Monmouthshire and Devon. The cause of the disease is unknown and vets are still searching for a cure.
Rare Breeds Star at the LondonCats Show Thousands of visitors flocked to The LondonCats Show in January and it was the rare breeds on display which proved to be the main attractions. The unusual felines caused quite a stir at the event which took place at the Leatherhead Leisure Centre.
A New Kind of Sniffer Dog Superbugs are a serious threat to hospital patients. The bacteria are not always detected in time by staff and patients who are already ill can then suffer horrendous infections. These can sometimes prove fatal. Now, one Canadian hospital has found an efficient way to detect the bacteria – a […]
Oodles of Doodles Designer dogs have taken the UK by storm. More accurately described as crossbreeds, these marvellous mutts are now so popular that their numbers have risen eight-fold in less than a decade. But can you tell a doodle from a poodle and what on earth is a shorkie?
Loyal Dog Saves Best friend from Certain Death Dogs are man’s best friend but a video which recently went viral has proved that they can also be extremely loyal to each other. The incredible footage, shot in Ukraine, captures the unbelievable efforts made by an adorable dog to save the life of his best mate.
The Amazing Able – The Cat with Only Two Legs Residents of a street in Chiang Mai, Thailand were startled when they heard a very loud bang. It sounded like a bomb had exploded but following the noise there was no sign of an explosive device. It wasn’t until a week later that it became […]
The History of the Domestic Cat The house cat boasts a reputation for independence and aloofness which belies the notion that it is actually domesticated at all. It is often suggested that nobody really owns a cat and someone once said that “A dog is a man’s best friend. A cat is a cat’s best […]
How to Prevent Your Dog from Being Stolen The number of reported dog thefts in the UK continues to rise. 1,797 dogs were stolen in 2015 compared to less than half this number in 2014. The same trend is evident in Canada, Australia and the USA. Dogs are valuable commodities for criminals and they have […]
Prison Guard Dogs Fall Asleep Whilst on Duty It is clearly vital that inmates are unable to escape from a prison. But the security measures at prisons are not only designed to keep people in. They are also supposed to keep contraband out. Unfortunately, criminals are adept at bypassing security and have proved that they […]