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Rabbits thrown from car Rabbits thrown from car

Nine rabbits are being cared for by the RSPCA after they were thrown from a car in the New Forest. A passerby saw the pets being hurled from a silver car parked on Brockishill Road in Bartley. The witness managed to round up seven ...

Andre and Price locked in battle over pet bulldogs Andre and Price locked in battle over pet bulldogs

In the latest episode of the ongoing saga of the Peter Andre and Katie Price break-up revolves around their pet bulldogs Pepsi and Hugo. The couple are at loggerheads over who will get ownership of the dogs, with the issues expected ...

Recession puts more pets on the streets, says RSPCA Recession puts more pets on the streets, says RSPCA

New research by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has shown that 57 per cent more pets were abandoned in 2008 than in the previous year, an effect of the economic downturn. Over 11,500 animals rescued ...

Schoolgirl donates rabbits to school Schoolgirl donates rabbits to school

A schoolgirl in Newbury, Berkshire has donated two of her pet rabbits to an afterschool club after its pet was killed. Kate Parkin, who is eight years old, decided to donate two of her pet rabbit's 14 babies, Mopsy and Flopsy, to ...

American Idol finalist to make dog ring bearer at wedding American Idol finalist to make dog ring bearer at wedding

A finalist of the 2004 season of America's version of the X Factor, American Idol, has announced that she will invite her dogs to play a prominent part in her wedding. Jennifer Hudson, the rhythm and blues singer who won an Academy ...

Family speak out over pet insurance blunder Family speak out over pet insurance blunder

A family whose dog was left requiring urgent treatment after damaging his spine have spoken out about the importance of pet insurance in such situations. Amanda Cross was told that she would have to pay £2,000 to get pet dog ...

Pet rat provides muse for budding photographer Pet rat provides muse for budding photographer

An amateur photographer has gained fans on the internet as well as interest in publishing a photo-book after taking to snapping photos of her pat ret in unusual poses – and she even makes the rodent look adorable. Bug, a mile ...

Search is on for dog-friendly businesses Search is on for dog-friendly businesses

The Kennel Club is leading the search for the UK's most dog-friendly businesses with its Open for Dogs Awards 2009. Over the coming months dog-lovers can inform the club of the offices, hotels, shops and restaurants which are most ...

Stars battle it out for pet pooch award Stars battle it out for pet pooch award

Three of the biggest names in the celebrity world are set to go head to head in the latest celebrity battle. The furry friends of X Factor judge Cheryl Cole, Britney Spears and socialite Paris Hilton are vying for the title of the ...

Missing dog rescued from rocks by fisherman Missing dog rescued from rocks by fisherman

A border collie who went missing on a walk has been reunited with his owners after a fisherman spotted him shivering on rocks, reports Burnham-On-Sea.com. Twelve-year-old Max ran away from his owner on the beach at Uphill on December ...

Dog walkers banned from letting pets off their leash Dog walkers banned from letting pets off their leash

Following a series of complaints, dog walkers are going to be banned from letting their pets off the lead in all but one corner of a Teesside park. In Albert Park, Middlesbrough Council will enforce the new rules with wardens after ...

Man plunges into freezing water to save his cocker spaniel Man plunges into freezing water to save his cocker spaniel

Walkers in Middleton watched in shock as a man saved his dog from drowning in an icy lake after it fell through the ice. The unnamed man had been walking his black cocker spaniel Jarvis in Alkrington Woods when the dog ran out on ...

Women returns home to find trees 'cut back' Women returns home to find trees 'cut back'

A woman who agreed to let her neighbours 'prune' the trees in her garden, was horrified when she returned home to find them as stumps. Mrs Daington, 51 from Wigan had been told that her trees were over hanging into her neighbours' ...

Beagle unveiled as the new face of M&S pet insurance Beagle unveiled as the new face of M&S pet insurance

Retail giant Marks and Spencer (M&S) has unveiled the new face of its pet insurance products. Following a competition, beagle Molly from south Wales was given the prestigious job. Five-month-old Molly, who lives with the Mainwaring ...

Hamsters at the forefront of nanotechnology Hamsters at the forefront of nanotechnology

Hamsters have been helping scientists at the Georgian Institute of Technology to harness the energy from the movement of their wheels to produce electricity. Current ways of creating electricity require regular mechanical movement, ...

Sainsbury's reveals extent of missing pets Sainsbury's reveals extent of missing pets

Pet insurance provider Sainsbury's Bank has said that 12 per cent of cat lovers and four per cent of dog owners have seen their animals go missing in the past five years. This equates to 3.8 million people in the UK, 55 per cent ...

Dog owners feel bursts of cuddle chemicals Dog owners feel bursts of cuddle chemicals

Owning a puppy can provide people with a similar emotional experience to having a child, according to new research. A study from the Azuba University in Japan shows that playing with dogs gives pet owners a burst of the hormone oxytocin ...

Honda to introduce dog-friendly car Honda to introduce dog-friendly car

Global car manufacturer Honda is to attempt to boost sales of its six-year-old Element light truck by revamping it into a more dog-friendly version. The new model, unveiled at the New York International Auto Show, will include a ...

Pets permitted as hand luggage by Air Canada Pets permitted as hand luggage by Air Canada

Hand cream, snacks and a good magazine are standard hand luggage essentials when flying but Air Canada passengers can now add pets to that list. The airline has announced that it is permitting cats and dogs to fly with passengers ...

Dog stuck to ice is rescued Dog stuck to ice is rescued

A St Bernard trained for alpine rescue has been rescued by fire fighters after his tail got stuck to a frozen lake's surface in Montana, US. The dog, belonging to Gene Larson, had escaped from his house through an unlocked gate at ...

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