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Simon Cowell reveals love for hamsters Simon Cowell reveals love for hamsters

Britain's Got Talent judge Simon Cowell has admitted he is obsessed with hamsters and once owned 18 of them. He said: "I had 18 hamsters when I was growing up. I loved watching them run on their wheel. One could even swim under ...

Rabbit owners urged to ensure their pets get enough exercise Rabbit owners urged to ensure their pets get enough exercise

This week is National Rabbit Week and people should ensure their pets are getting enough exercise, a vet has said. Speaking to the Echo, Laurel Bowker of South Beech Veterinary Surgery, Wickford, warned that rabbits can get ill if ...

Obama's dog turned into children's book character Obama's dog turned into children's book character

Bo, the first pet to enter the White House under the administration of US president Barack Obama, has become the star of a new illustrated children's book, which follows the adventures of the dog. The book, called Bo: America's Commander ...

Dog chews up $400 Dog chews up $400

A North Carolina dog owner who was paid $400 (£279) decided to keep the money on a bedroom table, however, her pet decided to chew up the mother's money. The two-year-old Swiss mountain dog, called Augie, gobbled up the lump ...

Dog saved after PDSA's longest operation ever Dog saved after PDSA's longest operation ever

A dog which broke his shoulder in a road accident has undergone a four-and-a-half hour operation to restore the bone, the longest in the history of the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA). Punch, a nine-month-old Staffordshire ...

Shadow minister backs pets bill for elderly Shadow minister backs pets bill for elderly

Pets could be allowed to stay with their beloved owners when they move to sheltered accommodation, after a high ranking shadow minister backed a government bill. Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson, who is also the shadow minister for older ...

Hamster coaxed out of bathroom cubby hole Hamster coaxed out of bathroom cubby hole

A hamster that escaped from its cage in the middle of the night and retreated to a hole in the owners' bathroom has been encouraged out of its hideaway by a piece of cheese, according to This Is Lancashire. The hermit hamster, called ...

Pet insurance 'vital' during recession Pet insurance 'vital' during recession

Households looking to save money during the recession have been advised not to dispense with pet insurance. A small monthly premium can save families from having to make the heartbreaking decision to put down their household pet ...

Pet memorial park planned Pet memorial park planned

Grieving animal lovers who have recently lost a pet will have the opportunity to plant a tree in honour of their dog. Christchurch City Council in New Zealand is offering dog owners a place to create a special tribute to their departed ...

Cat undergoes 'bionic' leg surgery Cat undergoes 'bionic' leg surgery

A cat whose front right leg was shattered in a suspected car accident has undergone surgery to reinforce it with steel plates and pins. Sydney had to be kept in two rooms for four months prior to the operation in order that he didn't ...

10,000 expected for Puppy Pawlooza 10,000 expected for Puppy Pawlooza

A day of psychic readings for pets, as well as agility demonstrations, beauty contests and rescue-animal adoptions are just some of the events planned for this weekend Puppy Pawlooza. London, Canada's first all-dog festival on Saturday ...

Dog Owners Just Love Taking Their Pet For A Run Dog Owners Just Love Taking Their Pet For A Run

Running with your dog is proving more popular than ever with some experts saying its better for you than going to the gym ...

Children 'must practice proper hygiene with pets' Children 'must practice proper hygiene with pets'

Experts in Germany have warned that pet owners should not let their pets lick them nor should they kiss them. Ulrich Fegeler, from the Professional Association of Children's and Young People's Physicians (BVKJ), will surprise animal ...

White House dog gets year's supply of treats White House dog gets year's supply of treats

President Barack Obama is still considering what dog to purchase for his two children, but this has not stopped a public relations agency giving him a year's supply of biscuits for the pooch. The Los Angeles company put together ...

Keep a tight leash on pets during icy weather, rescue services urge Keep a tight leash on pets during icy weather, rescue services urge

Fire and rescue services in Manchester have urged pet owners to make sure their petsdo not stray too far in icy conditions, for the safety of the animals and themselves. In the current extreme weather conditions, frozen water and ...

Pet cockatoo gives clue to evolution Pet cockatoo gives clue to evolution

A pet cockatoo which can successfully bob its head in time to music it has never heard before has helped researchers at Harvard University in their studies of evolution. Scientists believe that Snowball, a member of the parrot family, ...

Stray cat finds faith at church Stray cat finds faith at church

A stray cat has been adopted by Southwark Cathedral, the South London Press reports. The tabby, christened Doorkins Magnificat for his habit of waiting to be let in each morning, turned up at the cathedral over Christmas. Staff ...

Warm weather blamed for dog danger Warm weather blamed for dog danger

Two dogs had to be rescued by coastguards in two separate incidents on Sunday (April 4th) after pet owners flocked to cliff tops to walk their animals in the good weather. At 11:20 BST a Jack Russell needed help at Portland Bill, ...

Rare baby tortoises stolen from garden show Rare baby tortoises stolen from garden show

A tortoise garden was raided by a thief masquerading as a visitor on Friday. The garden in Sticker, Cornwall, is home to 450 of the reptiles, which are worth up to £1,500 on the black market, and co-owner Joy Bloor said they ...

Canine commuter on Tube Canine commuter on Tube

A dog which daily travels from Pinner to Baker Street on the London Underground has become a hit with fellow passengers. Rufus, a Pyrenean mountain dog, follows his owner Michael Stavrides on his trip to work to the Fine Art Gallery ...

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