New Yorker's trick to beat rule that dogs can only travel if they fit in a bag

New Yorker's trick to beat rule that dogs can only travel if they fit in a bag

Yes, that’s a dog in a blue Ikea bag (Picture: Twitter/ Christopher Sebela)The subway in New York has a very strange rule that only permits dogs to travel on trains if they are small enough to fit in a bag.

Nine-week-old puppy buried alive in ‘hideous act of cruelty’

Nine-week-old puppy buried alive in ‘hideous act of cruelty’

Investigating RSPCA Inspector Alison Fletcher, said: ‘When the dogs didn’t return their owner went to find them and realised they’d sniffed out a mound of disturbed earth in the middle of the field.

Snake found on bus rattles passengers in Paisley

Snake found on bus rattles passengers in Paisley

A “fare-dodging” snake had to be removed from a bus after alarming passengers. McGill’s said on Facebook: “Our inspector Mick [McArthur] removing a fare-dodging ‘passenger’ from a bus in Paisley yesterday. McArthur was pictured with the creature safely in a bag.

Chipper the recycling dog inspires on Earth Day

Chipper the recycling dog inspires on Earth Day

Chipper and his owner, Katie Pollak, are on a mission to help the environment, picking up garbage wherever they spot it near their home in Mesa, Arizona. Chipper and his owner, Katie Pollak, in their home state of Arizona.

Rubbish bin HORROR: Cute cat that looks like much-loved Bagpuss found ABANDONED

Rubbish bin HORROR: Cute cat that looks like much-loved Bagpuss found ABANDONED

Matilda the dumped cat looks like famous Bagpuss character (Image: RSPCA)The Persian tabby that bears a striking resemblance to the saggy-clothed television character who delighted generations of children was only saved by sharp-eyed dustmen. Jo Elmes, from RSPCA Putney, said: “As soon as we saw poor Matilda she reminded us of the much-loved childhood character Bagpuss.

'That's not a bag': man with dog bends New York subway rule and gets denied

'That's not a bag': man with dog bends New York subway rule and gets denied

But New Yorkers love a loophole, and so while the MTA probably meant dogs carried in purpose-built crates, subway riders quickly got inventive with tote bags and rucksacks – pushing the law to its high-fashion limits.

Newborn kittens saved by the incredible animal lover who took on the role of mother cat

Newborn kittens saved by the incredible animal lover who took on the role of mother cat

Kittens were only two days old when thrown in rubbish bin (Image: RSPCA)Serena Grimes devoted months of her life to hand-rear the four kittens so they could grow up as loving pets.

Cats and dogs cruelly ABANDONED on streets in freezing cold in winter pet dumping epidemic

Cats and dogs cruelly ABANDONED on streets in freezing cold in winter pet dumping epidemic

Elderly terrier dumped on the streets with its blanket (Image: RSPCA) This pitiful scene of the black and white Jack Russell abandoned on the streets with his worldly possessions in a plastic bag has shocked animal welfare investigators.

You can now buy your pup their own dryer for rainy days and muddy walks

You can now buy your pup their own dryer for rainy days and muddy walks

The Puff-N-Fluff is a huge coat that fastens with Velcro and features an attachment for your hair dryer. The warm air gets trapped within the coat, drying more than one area of your dog at a time.

'Dumped like rubbish' Heartbreaking ways kittens are being abandoned before Christmas

'Dumped like rubbish' Heartbreaking ways kittens are being abandoned before Christmas

Newborn kittens left to freeze inside wheelie bin (Image: RSPCA)"It is just lucky that the lady heard them crying and cared enough to investigate and so found them still alive."They were very cold when she took them from the bin and they were covered in flea dirt.

Holiday Dog Treat Recipes for Your Pup’s KONG

Holiday Dog Treat Recipes for Your Pup’s KONG

3 Holiday Dog Treat Recipes for Your Pup’s KONG These three recipes are just a few of the many fun ways you can use your dog’s KONG during the holidays. Put the KONG dog treats in a sealed plastic bag.

'Discard like RUBBISH' Flea-riddled dog left to die in freezing car park

'Discard like RUBBISH' Flea-riddled dog left to die in freezing car park

Tragic dog died as it was being rushed to vet (Image: RSPCA)The dying pet was wrapped in a duvet and then stuffed into a bag before being dumped on a grass verge.

10 best gifts for animal lovers

10 best gifts for animal lovers

Whether it’s something to wear, eat, use or just look at, we’ve trawled the web and hunted through the stores to find the most adorable animal-themed gifts around. The Verdict: Best gifts for animal lovers

Puppy dumped in handbag had paws tied together with hairband

Puppy dumped in handbag had paws tied together with hairband

The red bag had been tied to the door of a charity shop and the eight-week old puppy was placed inside with the food and a note saying ‘Found this puppy’ (Picture: PA)‘The pup’s front paws were tied together with an elasticated hairband.

Lifeless dog found hanged from tree in Bradford park

Lifeless dog found hanged from tree in Bradford park

The poor pet was discovered by a dog walker who visited the park (Picture: RSPCA)RSPCA inspector Sarah Bagley, who handled the shocking discovery, said: ‘This is one of the worst things I’ve dealt with so far as an RSPCA inspector.

DIY Frozen Candy Corn Bones Homemade Dog Treat Recipe

DIY Frozen Candy Corn Bones Homemade Dog Treat Recipe

DIY Frozen Candy Corn Bones Homemade Dog Treat Recipe Serving size: One treat per pup In medium size bowl, mix 2 Tbsp. Smash banana with a fork in medium size mixing bowl and then add remaining Greek yogurt.

8 Dogs and the Crazy Things They’ve Eaten

8 Dogs and the Crazy Things They’ve Eaten

“My own dog ate 499 Q-tips when I was in vet school and he just passed cotton in his feces for several days,” Liff said. Craziest thing eaten:  A whole dog toy. “In situations like this, a dog toy could cause obstruction,” Liff said.

‘Pick up your dog poo’: Hilarious note hits out at wannabe yogis

‘Pick up your dog poo’: Hilarious note hits out at wannabe yogis

Start by bending over and picking up your dog poo — known as the “downward dog position” — THEN PUT IT IN A BIN.”Local resident Julie Murden was walking past the sign, took a picture on her phone and posted it on the Dullingham Village Community Group’s Facebook page.“This funny notice has appeared on one of our footpaths.