Pet adoptions jump for Belgian animal shelter in virus lockdown

A Belgian animal shelter that saves 1,600 abandoned and mistreated cats and dogs a year has seen a spike in adoptions and fewer pets left on the streets since the coronavirus outbreak in the past month.
 

on Mon 06 Apr 2020

Cats That Stay Small, Because We Don’t All Have Room For Big Cats

We can't all be Tiger Kings and Queens. . . Like dogs, different cat breeds can grow to be different sizes. Sure, the ranges aren't as wide as they are with dogs; the smallest can be three pounds and the largest reaching over 200. But the difference is still important when choosing which cat breed is right for you. Some cats are smaller than others, which may be ideal for pet owners living in small homes or apartments that don't have room for what are essentially mini lions. Other cat breeds can......

on Mon 06 Apr 2020

How to Get Rid of Dog Smell at Home

Dog owners know that eventually, they will have to face the challenge of removing that doggy stink from their home. But instead of sentencing your pet to a lonesome life in an outdoor wooden kennel, you can try this list of useful tips and tricks that will help you free your house of any canine […] The post How to Get Rid of Dog Smell at Home appeared first on The Dogington Post.

on Mon 06 Apr 2020

Things you should never do to a dog, according to experts

Insider spoke to veterinarians to find out a few things you should never do to your dog. Avoid giving your dog sticks or ice cubes, which could potentially harm them. Retractable leashes can potentially cause injury to both dogs and humans. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.

on Mon 06 Apr 2020

Locked out Indians are abandoning their pets on the streets—helpless, scared, and hungry

The animal welfare board of India has also issued an advisory to all chief secretaries of states and union territories in India to care for animals during the lockdown.

on Mon 06 Apr 2020

Tiger tests positive for coronavirus at Bronx Zoo, first known case in the world

The big cat is the first known case of a non-domesticated animal with COVID-19 symptoms—and is one of seven sick tigers at the New York zoo.

on Mon 06 Apr 2020

Justin Theroux Enjoys a Sweet Candle-Lit 'Date Night' with His Rescue Dog Kuma

Justin Theroux, an avid pet advocate, shared a special dinner date with his dog Kuma

on Mon 06 Apr 2020

San Francisco SPCA Needs More Foster Families To Look After Cats and Dogs

Ever since San Francisco enacted its shelter-in-place order on March 17, the SF SPCA’s adoption center has effectively remained closed with no adoptable animals on site. Though many of the shelter’s cats and dogs have since been taken in by foster families, more temporary homes are needed. If you’re itching to do something altruistic and, too, need an excuse to take more socially distant walks, now’s the time to perhaps consider fostering a four-legged companion.

on Mon 06 Apr 2020

How Often Should You Wash Your Dog?

Giving your dog a bath can turn into a spectacle fairly quickly, depending on how eager he is to get wet and sudsy. So, how often should you wash your dog? The answer is more like a flowchart than a one-size-fits-all answer. Here are some questions to ask to help you determine how frequently you should put your pup (and yourself) through the waterworks. 1. Is your dog covered in mud? Feel free to replace “mud” with dirt, grime, sand or anything else you don’t want him tracking through the house.

on Mon 06 Apr 2020

Why is chocolate poisonous to dogs?

Chocolate is potentially life-threatening to dogs and other animals throughout the year, but more issues crop up around Easter, when chocolate is in high supply. Alexandra Fraser, with the help of veterinary doctor Jessica May, explains how to act if you s
on Sat 04 Apr 2020

How I fell in love with my dog

GQ Editor Dylan Jones on how self-isolation has strengthened his relationship with his pooch
on Sat 04 Apr 2020

Man Rescues and Brings Home Baby Fox After Mistaking the Little Animal for a Puppy

The man called the RSPCA after realizing the animal was not a puppy
on Sat 04 Apr 2020

7 Effective Mosquito Repellants That Are Safe For You Dog

More than just a nuisance to your favorite canine, mosquitoes can transmit heartworm to your dog, causing illness and, in some cases, heart failure. And while veterinarian-prescribed solutions are a first line of defense, the best mosquito…
on Sat 04 Apr 2020

The real reason dogs lick their paws

The sudden urge to "nibble" an adorable baby or "dropkick that puppy" because "he's so cute," demonstrates a phenomenon that scientists call cute aggression. Apparently, a person or pet can be so aww-inspiring that you feel the spontaneous urge to eat or b

on Sat 04 Apr 2020

Pets and veterinarians feel the bite as medical supplies run short

Like medical doctors, veterinarians across the country have been directed to cancel or postpone noncritical procedures. But what constitutes a pet emergency?
on Sat 04 Apr 2020

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