• Cat

    Dartmoor man finds deadly snake hiding in shopping bags after cat raises alarm

    South West Victorian resident Ricky Owens says he will think twice when picking up shopping bags in his kitchen after a surprise encounter with a one-metre-long venomous tiger snake.  Key points: A snake catcher says snakes will do laps of houses to find a way in to access water and cool conditions Ricky Owens says his cat found a tiger snake slithering next to his fridge and among shopping bags Tiger snakes are ranked the 5th most venomous snakes on the planet Mr Owens says he left the internal door to his Dartmoor home open when he went out, and  

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  • Dog

    Man loses job over video of police officer shooting dog

    INKSTER (WXYZ) — “I’m the only person who had that footage that showed clearly what took place that night,” Antonio Williams said about video he took with his drone that showed the moments surrounding an Inkster police officer opening fire on a dog. The dog named Moose belonged to Brad Brock and the two were out last week Monday around 11:30 pm, walking near Michigan Avenue and Bishop. Williams was working nearby as security for The Flower Bowl, a marijuana dispensary. And Williams had his drone in the air that he uses to help keep himself safe when he’s working  

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    Man loses both legs from bite by pet dog that killed brother-in-law

    Mark Day, left, with his wife Pauline, had both his legs amputated after a dog bite caused sepsis. (SWNS) A grandfather had to have both his legs amputated after being bitten by the same pet dog that killed his brother-in-law a month earlier. Mark Day, 62, a builder from Colchester, Essex, lost both legs below the knee and almost all of his fingers after a bite from family dog Ted, a two-year-old American Akita, caused sepsis. The infection was caused by bacteria in the dog’s mouth and turned Mr Day’s feet, mouth and nose black. He was bitten by Ted  

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    Man claims his security camera filmed a ‘transparent dog’ playing with his pup, clip goes viral [WATCH]

    Credit: Caters Clips&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspYouTube Key Highlights The clip, which has now been widely circulated, shows a black dog chasing a pup. But if one looks closely, the bigger dog does appear to look transparent DeMarco, who hails from Melbourne, said his backyard is fully secured by a high-locked fence, meaning there is no possible entry point for another animal. But the clip clearly shows two dogs Interestingly, the other dog only appeared in the footage and was not spotted by the 38-year-old when he ran to his garden to check on his  

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    SNL Dog Head Man Sketch Has Cast Struggling Not to Laugh

    It’s not often that “Saturday Night Live” uses real animals in its sketches given their unpredictable nature, but Saturday’s episode featured an adorable golden retriever in a sketch called “Dog Head Man” to hilarious effect. The conceit of the sketch is that a military official, played by host Simu Liu, is introducing a new tool in combat for the U.S. military: Dog Head Man. As its name suggests, it’s literally a man’s with a dog’s head. For effect, the sketch used a real golden retriever as human hands demonstrated Dog Head Man’s abilities, like holding a knife or feeding himself  

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    Man beaten with dog bone at Las Vegas pet store in mask dispute

    A man suffered a skull fracture after he was beaten with a dog bone inside a pet store during a quarrel over masks, police said. Juan Hamilton, 22, was arrested on a warrant and charged with attempted murder, battery, abuse of an older person resulting in substantial bodily harm and burglary of a business, according to court records. Hamilton is accused of beating a man over the head with a bone on Nov. 8 inside the PetSmart at 5195 S. Eastern Ave., according to an arrest report from the Metropolitan Police Department released Thursday. Witnesses told police that Hamilton was  

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    Dog starts DeWitt fire that led to man being tased by police; dog, cat died in blaze

    DeWitt, N.Y. — A fire in a mobile home park in DeWitt Friday that killed two pets and led to a man being tased during a confrontation with police was started by a dog, according to fire officials. Around 8:30 a.m., a residential fire was reported at the Midler Meadows Mobile Home Park, 407 North Midler Ave., according to Onondaga County 911 Center dispatches. When fire crews arrived, flames were raging through the first quarter of the home, East Syracuse Fire Chief Chris Shields said. As firefighters worked to knock down the blaze, the homeowner told police she thought the  

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    Man claims spooky video shows ‘ghost dog’ playing with pup

    Was it a case of paw-ranormal activity? Australia’s Jake DeMarco was left shaken after a bone-chilling CCTV clip appeared to show his pet pup Ryder playing with a ghost dog in his backyard in Melbourne. The “Pet Sematary”-evoking video, reposted by Caters News Agency, shows Ryder chasing a translucent white pooch around outside in a fenced-in area. The two canines can be seen playfully frolicking by a water tower before Ryder’s alleged phantom friend scurries out of the frame. DeMarco, 38, told Caters he was particularly shocked at seeing the second dog in his backyard — which is reportedly secured  

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