Category: Pets Shop

Dog Adoption Rates Have Sky-Rocketed. Here’s How to Bring Home You’re Own Furry Friend

Photo credit: Tony Garcia - Getty Images
Photo credit: Tony Garcia – Getty Images

From Woman’s Day

When a person decides it’s time to adopt a dog, they usually fall into one of two categories: They become so excited about the prospect of never-ending puppy snuggles they assume the entire process will be a cakewalk, or they’re so nervous and anxious they descend down a rabbit hole of Google searches and read a plethora of “how to adopt a pet” guides.

In reality, adopting a dog is a little bit of both: You’re excited, and scared, and nervous, and can’t wait to have a furry friend to

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Dog repeatedly stabbed and another severely beaten in ‘sickening’ attack

Rocky was repeatedly stabbed after someone broke into stables in Lancashire (Picture: GoFundMe)
Rocky was repeatedly stabbed after someone broke into stables in Lancashire (Picture: GoFundMe)

Police have launched an investigation after a dog was repeatedly stabbed and another was severely beaten at the same stables in Lancashire. 

The two rottweilers were left to die after being attacked on Shard Road in Hambleton, between 8pm on 16 September and 10am on 17 September.

Owner Anji Sanderson and her daughter found their pets Rocky and Tia injured after they arrived and discovered the padlock had been removed.

Rocky, seven, had a seven-inch wound on his side and a four-inch slit cut along his throat. 

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1,848 New Cases In IL

ILLINOIS — State health officials on Wednesday announced 1,848 new cases of the coronavirus and 22 additional deaths from COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the virus. The statewide totals now stand at 279,114 confirmed infections and 8,508 known deaths. Another 2,198 probable cases and 236 probable deaths are not included in the official totals.

The latest deaths include:

  • Christian County: 1 female 60s

  • Cook County: 1 male 60s, 2 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s, 1 male 90s

  • Douglas County: 1 male 60s

  • Franklin County: 1 male 80s

  • Kankakee County: 1 male 80s

  • Lake

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Millions of wild animals imported to UK from hot spots of emerging disease, risking new pandemics, study warns

A tokay gecko, one of many reptile species popular as pets in the UK (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A tokay gecko, one of many reptile species popular as pets in the UK (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Millions of live wild animals are being legally imported into the UK from hot spots of emerging diseases, risking the spread of lethal viruses, researchers have discovered.

Creatures from bats and parrots to snakes, lizards and rats are brought into the country mostly to be sold as exotic pets, but with some sent to zoos, a study found.

Between 2014 and 2018, more than 3 million wild animals were flown or shipped in from 90 countries, many in regions considered “hot spots” for new

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‘Watchmen’, ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ pajamas and alpaca take stage for Emmys

By Jill Serjeant

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Television shows “Succession,” “Watchmen” and “Schitt’s Creek” look set for multiple wins at Sunday’s Emmy awards, but the biggest buzz may be around the virtual ceremony and its potential for pajamas, alpacas, and designer Hazmat suits.

Jimmy Kimmel hosts television’s highest honors in a live awards show that promises to be full of surprises around the challenges of linking up in real time with nominees in 125 places around the world – in their homes, backyards, bedrooms or anywhere else.

“This year people will be watching for different reasons. Are they (the celebrities)

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