Monthly Archive:: April 2017

Roomba loses war for home to clever dog with robot stopping powers

In the emerging war of pets versus home robots, things have now ratcheted up from furry-faced consternation over mechanical invaders to fighting back using paw and snout. That’s the scene in this latest video featuring Shasta the dog foiling her owner’s attempt to clean the living room by using dog wits to repeatedly turn off

Danica Patrick’s wonder-ful new car paint scheme is for the dogs

If you follow Danica Patrick on social media, you know how devoted she is to her dog, Dallas. Now, the Stewart-Haas Racing driver, in conjunction with sponsor Code 3 Associates, is doing something very special to raise awareness for cancer research in animals. Code 3, a anon-profit organization specializing in animal rescue and recovery in

RSPCA warning over keeping raccoon dogs as pets – BBC News

More on this and other local stories from across Lincolnshire The RSPCA said it had dealt with a number of call-outs in recent years to stray pet raccoon dogs that have escaped, or been deliberately released to the wild. Ms Harper added that the animals posed a high level of threat to our native wildlife.

They Heard Rustling In The Bushes And Found This Dog In A Heartbreaking State

Sometimes we laugh when we see our pets getting their heads stuck in containers, but it definitely would’ve killed this pup if nobody had stepped in to help. When animal control officers went out on a call to a neighborhood in Fort Worth, Texas, they found a dog hiding in some bushes with his head

Not just kibbles: Pets hold big potential for the online shopping industry

Pictured, dogs costing their owners money just by existing.Image: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images If you’re a proud pup parent, you’re not buying any old pet food. You’re buying the special stuff from a place you trust. That’s the dynamic that undergirds the $70 billion pet industry and has helped ecommerce companies flourish despite big box competitors

Is it safe to take your pet on a plane?

Giant rabbit incident on United flight raised questions about animal deaths, which are rare but occur due to hot or cold temperatures, poor ventilation and rough handling More animals died being transported onUnited Airlines planes in 2016 than any other US carrier, according to the Department of Transportation. United, which was heavily criticised after had

Jet set pets: The animals that fly (on planes) – BBC News

United Airlines is investigating the death of a giant rabbit which was being transported on one of its planes. The 90cm-long bunny was found dead in the hold when the flight it was on arrived in Chicago from London Heathrow. Out of the many animals that travel each year, most are put in with the

Say hi to these good cats and dogs who just got their summer haircuts

It’s that time of year again. Temperatures are rising, the sun is spending a little more time outside, and pets everywhere are making the world more glamorous with their summer haircuts. Now, not all pets need a summer cut. Many shed naturally in the summer anyway, and a multi-layered coat often serves as insulation to

Trusting cat willingly falls backward into owner’s arms

We’ve seen dogs do trust falls. Now even cats are doing it. That’s right. Even an animal that instinctively does not trust humans, will never trust humans (even though we feed them, shelter them, play with them, and attempt to pet them) is doing a trust fall. Even a cat is doing a trust fall.

Science Says Your Dog Adopts Your Mood, So That’s Another Reason To Be Happy

I have two dogs who I consider to be better friends than any human Ive ever met and Ive met a LOT of cool humans. But dogs are special. Ever since I was a kid, Ive loved them, so its no wonder I grew up and became obsessed with rescuing these majestic little beasts as