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Painfully thin dog reduced to a walking skeleton after being unable to swallow food

The painfully thin Staffy suffered from a condition that stopped him swallowing his food. He weighed a mere 21.6 lb when he was first seen by vets – around half of his expected weight. Now, after eating his meals sitting ...

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Rare sheep spotted grazing near Buckingham Palace in conservation trial

The sheep are part of a conservation trial taking place in The Green Park, next to Buckingham Palace, where they will spend the week grazing one of the park’s wildflower meadows. It is hoped the trial will help maintain a ...

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Spider season comes early to UK as landlady catches MONSTER three-inch creature on video

Sex-mad large house spiders have been begun their annual mating season weeks early because of the warm, wet summer. Perfect crop growing conditions has heralded an early harvest – and spawned a mass move out of the countryside’s by some ...

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Rogue pigeon racers blamed for birds of prey poisonings

Police investigating the death of a peregrine falcon in Devon are pointing to a “rogue minority” in the racing pigeon community.  The bird was found poisoned at Glendinning Quarry in Ashburton, Devon, this week.  Police say the area is a ...

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Can I feed my dog jelly babies? Is the gelatin good for him?

A WHILE I like jelly babies, I don’t think they’re suitable for dogs at all. Although they contain gelatin there is also sugar which is not essential and I worry about the risk of choking.  I have not heard anything ...

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Hoping for her prince charming! Chipmunk kisses FROG in adorable animal picture

The little rodent spots the green frog bathing in the sun on some rocks, when she climbs up to where he is sitting and the pair look like they share a quick kiss. When it does not transform into her ...

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Forgotten dogs of Chernobyl: Campaigners bidding to protect animals from deadly RABIES

Hundreds of dogs are roaming a deserted ghost town in the shadow of the ill-fated nuclear plant, the descendants of abandoned pets left to fend for themselves when 120,000 people were evacuated from away from the plant and its billowing ...

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First 'EVER video evidence of a pure wildcat' captured in spectacular footage

For all its appearance of tabby, the film is the first video evidence that pure Scottish wildcats still exist in the East Highlands. Wildcats are running out of time in their last British haunts, largely because they are not fussy ...

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