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'Suspected dog poisonings' in seaside town 'Suspected dog poisonings' in seaside town

A number of dogs have been poisoned in a Scottish seaside resort town, it has been reported. One pet collie has died and a further three other canines have been seriously injured in the suspected poisonings around the Oban area, ...

Exotic birds left in abandoned home Exotic birds left in abandoned home

In pet news from across the pond, a New York real estate agent found two starving cockatiels when checking a foreclosed home, it has been reported. Jeffrey Dolfinger made the discovery while completing routine checks on homes near ...

Sugar glider flies into UK homes Sugar glider flies into UK homes

One native Australasian animal is being tipped to become the new exotic pet of choice in the UK. The sugar glider, native to Australia and New Guinea, can glide for up to 200 feet thanks to a stretchy membrane they have across their ...

Hotel for holidaying hounds Hotel for holidaying hounds

A hotel in the Lake District is to launch a service which will give pampered pooches a chance to relax, it has been reported. From August, the Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel will start a Designer Doggy Package, which lets dogs ...

UK's dogs to shine at new show UK's dogs to shine at new show

The dogs equivalent of Glastonbury is attracting a plethora of cool canines and heroic hounds as it aims to brighten up the world of pet shows, it has emerged. Animal lovers and their four-legged friends are invited to attend the ...

The Continued Curse on Clyde Valley Flyers ... and then The Joy!  (Part 3) The Continued Curse on Clyde Valley Flyers ... and then The Joy! (Part 3)

After all the previous disasters the team had faced, we really believed nothing more could happen to us! Oh how wrong were we ...

Cat with five legs to undergo surgery Cat with five legs to undergo surgery

A cat, who was born with five legs, is to have two amputated. Babygirl, from Pittsburgh, US, has made the news all round the world. She is to have her extra leg and another crippled one removed to enable her to walk, albeit with ...

Cat shot in Cov Cat shot in Cov

A six-year-old cat was left needing life-saving surgery following a pellet gun shooting in Coventry, it has been reported. Casper is the third cat to be treated for such wounds in the space of a few weeks, according to the Coventry ...

Cats targeted by airguns Cats targeted by airguns

Pet owners could be interested to hear cats are being targeted in airgun attacks, it has been reported. Two cats were shot in near fatal attacks which left them needing more than £4,000 worth of medical treatment, according ...

Most unusual pet names announced Most unusual pet names announced

The world's most unusual pet names have been revealed, according to a source. Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) has conducted research involving 4650,000 animals to uncover the strangest monikers, reported the Chicago Tribune. The ...

Cat poisoned by anti-freeze Cat poisoned by anti-freeze

A pet owner is warning others to be aware of the dangers of anti-freeze, it has been reported. Kim Halliday spoke out after watching her beloved pet cat die after being poisoned by the liquid, according to the Bracknell Forest Standard. ...

Dog fostering service launched Dog fostering service launched

A new scheme has been set up in Manchester to deal with the seasonal growth in abandoned pets, it has been reported. Manchester Dogs' Home has set up a pet fostering service to deal with what they fear will be a Christmas of increasingly ...

World-class vision for guide dogs World-class vision for guide dogs

A "world-class" school for guide dogs was opened by Princess Alexandra in Scotland, it has been reported. One-year-old dogs will enrol at the Forfar centre for training before being sent out to teams nationwide for final ...

Cat clings on for 30 miles Cat clings on for 30 miles

A cat has had a miraculous escape after clinging on to a car bumper for a fur-raising 30 miles. Monty definitely used up one of his nine lives after his owner drove off with him hanging on to the underside of his car. The brave ...

Soccer crazy cat takes trip to the football Soccer crazy cat takes trip to the football

A feline footy fan took to the terraces on Saturday to cheer his favourite side on in a relegation-clash, it as been reported. Reading fan Mr Pinky, a nine-year-old puss, joined more than 24,000 supporters that descended down to ...

Dog saves six kittens Dog saves six kittens

A two-year-old dog in Reno, Nevada, has been credited as rescuing six abandoned kittens. The dog was turned over to the Nevada Humane Society after carrying out the heroic act, reports the Associated Press. Diane Blankenburg, the ...

Dogs can catch yawn too, says research Dogs can catch yawn too, says research

It has long been known that yawning is contagious between humans but scientists have discovered that pet dogs can catch the tiresome bug too, it has been reported. Researchers at the University of London's Birbeck College claim canines ...

Microchips are on council Microchips are on council

One Country Durham council is offering animal lovers the chance to get their pets microchipped for free, it has been reported. Easington district council is offering the opportunity to pet owners to bring down their four legged friends ...

Dog visible from space Dog visible from space

A Dorset dog can be spotted from space dozing outside his home, it has been reported. Boris, a three-year-old bull mastiff, is visible on Google Earth as he lazes around his owner's garden, according to the Daily Mail. The 14-stone ...

Cannes to crown top dog Cannes to crown top dog

Critics will meet on Friday (May 23rd) to decide which dog to crown at the Cannes Film Festival, it has been reported. The Palm Dog recognises the animals' contribution to the big screen and is backed by a pack of renowned critics ...

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