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Humans make mini double-decker bus so bulldog with arthritis can go downstairs

Humans make mini double-decker bus so bulldog with arthritis can go downstairs

Seeing a dog on a bus is usually enough to put a smile on people’s faces but to see a much loved bulldog with mobility issues riding in his own little electric bus? That is beyond adorable. A new video is making the rounds showing a cute bulldog with arthritis using a stairlift constructed to look like a double decker bus. The bulldog’s humans made the electric bus so that he can climb down the stairs pain-free. The video, shared…

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Private ‘pet jet’ to take animals across India

Private ‘pet jet’ to take animals across India

A private chartered ‘pet jet’ is all set to fly six pets from Delhi to Mumbai in mid-June. According to the Mumbai Mirror, India’s nationwide lockdown left various people across stranded in different parts of the country due to travel restrictions related to the pandemic. Several pets were also left stranded away from their pet parents as several of them had to rush to their home cities and leave their pets behind. However, thanks to entrepreneur and cyber security researcher…

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Dog friendly hotel site reports 41% surge in bookings as UK lockdown eases

Dog friendly hotel site reports 41% surge in bookings as UK lockdown eases

UK-based dog friendly booking site PetsPyjamas has reported a 41% spike in forward bookings in the UK in May 2020 compared to April 2020 as pet parents look to go on holiday amid the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. Most of the bookings are for holidays planned for later in the year or early 2021. In addition to the 41% increase in forward bookings, PetsPyjamas has also seen a 30% rise in traffic to its website this month. PetsPyjamas co-founder and…

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A robot buddy for your pet: Trying out the VARRAM pet fitness robot

A robot buddy for your pet: Trying out the VARRAM pet fitness robot

A new kind of companion for busy pet parents who worry about leaving their pets at home alone over long periods of time, VARRAM has launched the VARRAM Pet Fitness Robot, an industry-leading, artificial intelligence-powered, five-sense-stimulating pet companion. The company’s innovative robot was designed to appeal to pets, but it is not your average pet toy. The pet fitness robot’s advanced technology allows pet owners to remotely track and monitor their pet’s activity, decide when their pets are active, set the…

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Go on a virtual tour in Switzerland with this adorable dog

Go on a virtual tour in Switzerland with this adorable dog

A fluffy White Swiss Shepherd is giving online tours of some of Switzerland’s most breathtaking places via Instagram. Rasta, a White Swiss Shepherd is here to save the day as many of us are longing to travel but cannot due to lockdowns. Rasta and his mom, Sylvia Michel, are exploring Switzerland together and documenting their adventures to the country’s magnificent countryside including waterfalls, lakes and mountains. Over the years, Michel, a professional photographer, has been capturing Rasta and Switzerland’s breathtaking…

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UK: Which online pet shops are still delivering food and essentials?

UK: Which online pet shops are still delivering food and essentials?

During the UK lockdown, the government deemed pet stores as essential retail stores which means they are still open. So while you can still drive to the shops to grab essentials, online shopping is an option if you are unable to make it to the shops. The Independent put together a list of pet shops that are still delivering during the lockdown. Pets at Home. NHS workers receive a 10% discount. Online orders are expected to experience delays. The shops…

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Can I walk my dog during UK lockdown? Rules for dogs explained

Can I walk my dog during UK lockdown? Rules for dogs explained

The UK announced a nationwide lockdown on Monday to fight the spread of the coronavirus. The lockdown means people must not leave their homes unless it’s for ‘absolutely necessary’ reasons. So do those absolutely necessary reasons include walking your dog? According to government guidelines You should only leave the house for one of four reasons: Shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible. One form of exercise a day, for example a…

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London Dog Week postponed until further notice due to coronavirus

London Dog Week postponed until further notice due to coronavirus

London Dog Week, a celebration of dogs and dog lovers in the capital of the UK, has been postponed until further notice due to the ongoing Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic. The event was originally scheduled for 23 – 29 March 2020. In an update, London Dog Week stated, “Along with our partners and extra government precautions we have made the decision to postpone London Dog Week due to concerns surrounding Covid-19. We are very sad that the week has to be…

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New York improv theater unleashes dog lovers comedy show

New York improv theater unleashes dog lovers comedy show

The Improv Asylum in New York City is launching a comedy show for dogs and their human companions this month. The show, “Comedy Unleashed” takes place on March 30th 2020. While dog friendly comedy shows are not a new innovation, this show goes a step further than just being a ‘dogs allowed’ show. It is a comedy show that is especially made for dogs and dog lovers and features amenities for dogs. The show will feature specialty cocktails for the…

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40% of US online daters swipe right ‘for the dog’

40% of US online daters swipe right ‘for the dog’

If you’re looking to spice up your online dating profile then having a dog could help in landing you a date, according to a survey from pet food brand ‘I love you and you’. The research, conducted by Onepoll, surveyed 2,000 Americans (1,000 of whom owned a dog) who have used a dating app in the past. It found that 39% swiped right because they wanted to meet the dog in someone’s profile – more than they wanted to meet…

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