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Police dog found after search Police dog found after search

One of India's most senior policemen was celebrating over the weekend after finding his lost pet. Toto, a 12-year-old dachshund, disappeared last week prompting a frantic search. New Delhi police commissioner Yudhbir Singh Dadwal ...

Dogs become part of the family Dogs become part of the family

Dogs are acquiring a growing status in American homes, experts claim. The names owners choose for their canine companions are being held up as evidence that they are now fully-fledged family members. It would appear traditional ...

Wayward dog cleans up his act Wayward dog cleans up his act

A dog who terrorised a fire station in Los Angeles has mended his ways and is now a lifesaver. Wilshire, a Dalmatian, was adopted by members of Fire Station 29 when he was a puppy, but he proved a real tearaway and the firefighters ...

Pets and owners give blood together Pets and owners give blood together

Pets and their owners have been given the chance to give blood together at a veterinary surgery in Doncaster. The move is intended to encourage the donation of human and canine blood, which is vital in the effort to save lives. ...

Amy the rabbit 'biggest in Britain' Amy the rabbit 'biggest in Britain'

A rabbit in Worcester weighing 22kg and measuring 1.2 metres is thought to be the largest in Britain. Amy, a continental giant breed, is so big that owner, Annette Edwards, struggles to pick her up. She sleeps in a dog kennel because ...

Airport dogs need new home Airport dogs need new home

Usually when a dog is at an airport it is on duty, sniffing out drugs and bomb-making equipment. But dogs at HAL airport in Bangalore, India have left authorities looking at ways to improve security. The airport in one of India's ...

Novelty dog sculptures attract controversy Novelty dog sculptures attract controversy

Novelty dog sculptures placed on the side of a railway in Mexico have upset the locals. The five-foot tall Chihuahuas were intended to drum up business for the annual dog parade in the town of Urique. In previous years, the statues ...

Actor dog fools viewers Actor dog fools viewers

An actor dog did such a good job pretending to be scared that viewers have flooded message boards with complaints. The canine star was one of two very similar-looking dogs appearing in an advert for the Volkswagen Polo. In the ad, ...

Cats like Felix Cats like Felix

The maker of the popular cat food Felix is looking for other cats like the star of its ads. Felix, the black and white cartoon cat, is a mischievous soul and regularly gets into trouble with his doting owner. Real-life cat lovers ...

Beginners Agility with your Dog (Part 2) Beginners Agility with your Dog (Part 2)

All my life I have had dogs. I have walked them, ridden my horse with them running by my side, been involved in the breeding of them (albeit for friends and never my own) and most recently shown them in breed classes. ...

Beginners Agility with your Dog Beginners Agility with your Dog

All my life I have had dogs. I have walked them, ridden my horse with them running by my side, been involved in the breeding of them (albeit for friends and never my own) and most recently shown them in breed classes. ...

National Pet Month Returns National Pet Month Returns

National Pet Month returns this Spring, celebrating pets and animals throughout the United Kingdom ...

Posh chocs spell disaster for UK pets warns PDSA Posh chocs spell disaster for UK pets warns PDSA

Leading veterinary charity, PDSA, has warned that the increasing popularity of high quality chocolate brands this easter could be fatal to pets ...

Donít be in the Dog House when you move home Donít be in the Dog House when you move home

Are you about to wave goodbye to a much loved home? Then spare a thought for your four-legged friend as he woofs a fond farewell to his favourite park, lamp post and chums ...

The Continued Curse on Clyde Valley Flyers ... and then The Joy! The Continued Curse on Clyde Valley Flyers ... and then The Joy!

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

Pet Obesity is Europe's Biggest Animal Health Issue Pet Obesity is Europe's Biggest Animal Health Issue

Two-thirds of veterinary professionals believe that pet obesity is the single largest health issue facing domestic animals throughout Europe, with 96 per cent of those questioned identifying early death as the most serious consequence ...

How dog walking gives owners an in-built homing device and self-taught GPS How dog walking gives owners an in-built homing device and self-taught GPS

In a study carried out amongst over 500 dog and non-dog owners it has been discovered that dog owners have a better sense of direction ...

Protect Your Pets from Fleas with Frontline Spot On Protect Your Pets from Fleas with Frontline Spot On

As the weather begins to get warmer the problem of fleas, ticks and lice begins to rear its ugly head. Many people believe that these pests are only a summer problem ...

Search is on for rescue cat of the year Search is on for rescue cat of the year

The search is on for rescue cat of the year ahead of a lavish ceremony in the summer. The Rescue Cat Awards 2008 are intended to showcase some the heroic stories behind the country's rescue cats. "There is something very special ...

Dogs become fashion accessories in China Dogs become fashion accessories in China

As the Chinese economy continues to develop at a rapid pace the country is adopting a wide range of cultural trends from the west. The latest western fashion to sweep the world's fastest growing economy is pet ownership. Dogs especially ...

Giant schnauzer wins Crufts Giant schnauzer wins Crufts

A giant schnauzer won best in show at Crufts last night. The leading dog show in Britain and, in fact, the world concluded yesterday after four days of competition. The winner, called Philippe, is owned by Kevin Cullen of St Leonards ...

Police dog finds suspect close to home Police dog finds suspect close to home

A police dog in the US has found a suspect hiding in a dog house. The 19-year-old car thief from Pasco in Washington state thought could evade the authorities by hiding in a kennel. But a wily police hound tracked him down and ...

Dogs 'products of their environment' Dogs 'products of their environment'

Dogs are very much a product of their environment and must be judged on an individual basis, an animal welfare charity has said. Blue Cross said that while some breeds are thought of as being aggressive, this is in fact not the case. ...

South Korean team works on cloning order South Korean team works on cloning order

Scientists in South Korea are working on what is said to be the world's first order to clone a pet. Using stem cells the team will try to clone Booger, a pitbull terrier from California in what could be the first of many such moves. ...

Charlie Brown lives to fight another day Charlie Brown lives to fight another day

A cat from Arkansas has survived a tornado after being given up for dead, before escaping a fire just days afterwards, reports AP. Charlie Brown, part of Donna and Danny Pistole's family in the US state, returned to his owners after ...

Dog survives paragliding ordeal Dog survives paragliding ordeal

A pet chihuahua has survived a terrifying paragliding ordeal. The canine, who was strapped to his owner, plunged from the skies and ended up dangling in a tree 35m above the ground. Extreme sport enthusiast Paul Hansen, 42, who ...

Cat back home after two years Cat back home after two years

A cat given up for dead by its owners has turned up again two years after disappearing. Five-year-old Barney was found cowering in a back garden in Sawston - six miles from his Whittlesford home. The feline ran of in February 2006 ...

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