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French bulldog elected as new mayor of Kentucky town

French bulldog elected as new mayor of Kentucky town

A french bulldog has been elected as the mayor of a small town in Kentucky, USA. The bulldog, a six-month old named Wilbur Beast, won the mayoral election with a record 13,143 votes, the highest winning total ever. The election saw a turnout of 22,985 which was also the highest total ever for an election in the small community of Rabbit Hash, which is located in northern Kentucky. The small Kentucky town isn’t new to electing dogs for mayors. In…

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Excessive exercise responsible for majority of heatstroke cases in dogs, study finds

Excessive exercise responsible for majority of heatstroke cases in dogs, study finds

The most common cause of potentially-fatal heatstroke in dogs is being exercised by their owners, a study has found. A team at Nottingham Trent University and the Royal Veterinary College found that exertion or exercise – which could include dogs walking, playing or running with their owners – was responsible for three quarters, or 74%, of heat stroke cases. Many of these cases were in the summer months. Hot weather alone was responsible for 13% of cases, while traveling or…

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