Climate change: Will insect-eating dogs help?

Do you fret that your pet pooch is blamed by environmentalists for turning rainforests into poo in the park? Have no fear – you can now fatten Fido on black soldier flies instead of Brazilian beef. A pet food manufacturer now claims that 40% of its new product is made from soldier flies. It’s one…

Dog-walking app accused of cover-up over dog’s death

23 January 2019 Dog-walking app Wag has been accused of trying to silence a couple whose dog died in the care of one of their dog walkers. Sara and Nick Moore, from Houston, Texas, say Wag offered them financial compensation in return for signing a non-disclosure agreement. Winnie, a wheaten terrier, was hit by a…

UK snow 2019 tips: Perfect photos, driving and pet safety

29 January 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share Brace yourself, we’re in for another few days of snow – if the forecasts are right there’ll probably be the usual mix of travel disruption and missing work or school. Social media will become clogged…

DOG WALKING: THE KEY TO A LONGER LIFE

In 2016, researchers at the University of Missouri (MU) administrated quite possibly the most adorable study mankind has ever seen. According to Rebecca Johnson, a professor at the MU college of Veterinary Medicine, the study explored the link between dog ownership and pet bonding with walking behaviour and health outcomes among older adults. The study…

MORE THAN MAN’S BEST FRIEND

Take Rupee the Mongrel for example. Rupee became the first dog to travel to Everest base camp with his owner, Joanne Lefson, at a towering altitude of 17,000 feet over a span of 10 days. Their one-of-a-kind friendship began when Joanne found Rupee, then a starving puppy, on the streets of Ladakh, India and took…

“LIKE OWNER, LIKE DOG”: STUDY FINDS DOGS ARE KEPT AWAKE BY THEIR WORRIES

This year, a study done by researchers from various institutions in Hungary showed that dogs experience disturbed sleep patterns when stressed. The paper, which was published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, took into account the sleep experiences of 16 pooches of different breeds that were exposed to either positive or negative emotional experiences…

FIVE TYPES OF DOG EYE DISCHARGE AND WHAT DO THEY MEAN

Most pooches experience eye discharge because of dirt, dust or allergic eye drainage, which is common. What isn’t normal is when yellowish discharge starts to form or you notice physical changes to the eye itself—whether it’s starting to cloud, bulge or push itself back into the skull. In order to determine what professional help is…

FIVE WAYS YOUR BUNNY “SPEAKS” TO YOU

1. Binkying (Photo credit: @teddy.and.luna) For those unfamiliar with what a binky is, it’s basically a dramatic display of happiness in your rabbit. Rabbits will leap into the air, twist their bodies and even kick their heels back. This little expression of joy is akin to a dance performance by your furry companion. When your…

SHERIFF AUCTION -GOVERNMENT SEIZED MOTORCYCLES

Every month, hundreds of motorcycles, cars, trucks, boats and other vehicles become government and bank property through various seizure and surplus laws. Because the inventory of vehicles is large and the expense to store them is enormous, consumers may find amazing deals.The photos and vehicle descriptions here will give an example of the types of…

Save Your Dog Life – Dog Food Secrets.

Top 10 Dirty Secrets the Dog Food Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know The pet food industry is a multi-billion dollar industry and they have DIRTY SECRETS they don’t want dog owners like you to know.