The title looks a bit odd because most people consider a common house spider in the UK as being benign. Some people think that they… Read More »Can a common house spider in the UK kill a person?
Bloody hell no, not me. I’d hate it. This topic is going to polarise opinion. I am one of those people who strongly dislikes turning… Read More »Would you turn your deceased cat into a rug?
NEWS AND COMMENT-HIGH WYCOMBE, UK: A dachshund has been killed on the pavement (footway or sidewalk) by a 20-year-old man driving an e-scooter. The dog’s… Read More »Dachshund killed by e-scooter on the pavement (a crime)
NEWS AND COMMENT-NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, USA: Ehren Seth Yablon, 44, of Hillside is under arrest having been charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty to… Read More »Newark veterinarian charged with mistreating dogs
On my experience of walking through Richmond Park, near London, dogs are positively enthralled about jumping into ponds and then coming out and shaking themselves… Read More »Dogs jumping into ponds can be killed by blue-green algae
Recently it’s been reported that five park rangers and a driver have been ambushed and killed while they were protecting endangered mountain gorillas in Africa’s… Read More »Protecting Congo’s mountain gorillas has cost the lives of 180 park rangers
Alan Watts, 55, was a man who loved dogs. He loved to rehabilitate them and was very sensitive about their welfare. I’ve skimmed through several… Read More »Large bulldog-type dog orphaned five kids when it killed their father
This is Ndakasi with her caretaker and lifelong friend Andre Bauma, a park ranger who cared for her. I don’t know but this might be… Read More »Extraordinary photograph of dying female mountain gorilla in the arms of her human caregiver
There is an interesting snippet of information in The Times today which caught my eye. It has been revealed that while Doris Day was playing… Read More »Doris Day’s dog jumped out of her penthouse window while she played with her
NEWS AND COMMENT-GEORGIA, USA: Mail Online has reported on the unusual case of a burglar (described as an ‘intruder’) of a residential home who was… Read More »Two pit bulls that mauled a burglar to death will not be put down
NEWS AND VIEWS: A South Korean citizen living in the country’s fifth largest metropolis, Daejeon, has allegedly poisoned stray cats for 13 years with an… Read More »13-year mass poisoning of over 1000 stray cats in Daejeon, South Korea
COMMENT: Prince Andrew bought for his mother a couple of dorgis, which are dachshund-corgi hybrids. Sadly, one of them, Fergus, died at five months old.… Read More »Was Fergus the Queen’s dorgi crushed in a reclining chair used by the Queen herself?
Consumers should boycott pork as most pigs die in terror and pain gasping for breath. Slaughterhouse pigs suffer before death. Millions of pigs suffer poor… Read More »Most British pigs die in terror and pain gasping for breath
Miranda Hart, 48, had an incredibly close relationship with her dog Peggy. For international visitors i.e. those who do not live in the UK, Miranda… Read More »Miranda Hart’s sadness at the passing of her beloved dog Peggy
Glenn Ford was a celebrated American/Canadian actor. He lived a long life, dying at the age of 90. He married many times but what interests… Read More »Glenn Ford buried with the ashes of his beloved dachshund dog Bismarck
A pet food called Sportmix, manufactured by Midwestern Pet Foods Inc., has been implicated in the death of 28 dogs and illness in eight more… Read More »Pet food kills at least 28 dogs in America
NEWS AND VIEWS: It’s been announced today in the news media that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have paid tribute to their English cocker… Read More »Prince George’s beloved dog Lupo has died