— Stan (@StanM3) February 17, 2018
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A deadly dog disease which has been described as ‘insidious’ in nature is rapidly spreading across Australia.
The canine parovirus – which causes lethargy, vomiting, fever and bloody diarrhea – can kill puppies and young dogs if left untreated.
Animal experts at the University of Queensland have warned pet owners to have their dog treated immediately if it exhibits symptoms as the virus expands through the state.
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“The man was about 175 cm tall, had a dark hoodie and dark jeans. Linn never saw him from the front, and therefore can not say anything about the man’s appearance, but he was really bitten in the leg and is probably badly injured.”
Swedish woman attacked bloody by unknown man yesterday while out walking – She was only saved by her dog that bit the attacker. pic.twitter.com/aBuWCqjNEo
— PeterSweden (@PeterSweden7) September 22, 2017
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Seven police officers stormed a 73-year-old woman’s house and seized her ‘dangerous’ ten-year-old Yorkshire terrier Alfie after he chased after a delivery man.
Claudia Settimo-Bovio, from Kingston in south west London, claimed officers in five cars came to take her dog away on Friday.
She said: ‘I was treated like a criminal and I’m not.
‘My dog is not vicious. He’s not a Rottweiler, he’s a little Yorkshire terrier. I live on my own and he’s very protective of me.
‘He just likes to chase. Show me a dog who doesn’t like to chase.’
It was reported the dog was ‘possibly a Border Collie or similar size’ but when police arrived they discovered Alfie was in fact a Yorkshire Terrier.
H/t reader kevin a.
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About time that dog owners train their dogs to defend them in case of an attack.
Maybe a bit extreme, but that would certainly teach these bloody (dog hating) bastards:
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If you’ve got a furry friend at home, you know how tempting it can be to share your favorite foods with them. It’s a real test of willpower sometimes — especially when your dog is giving you the “puppy eyes.” Who wouldn’t want to share something delicious with their best friend, right?
Well, while there certainly some “people foods” you can share with your beloved pup, there are also quite a few foods dogs should never eat due to the potential health consequences. Many foods that are totally safe for humans to consume can actually be quite toxic to dogs. Here are 12 foods that humans should never share with their four-legged companions: